Introducing the 2017 Chevy Sonic

5-1-2016

This fall, you’ll be able to test drive the new 2017 Chevy Sonic at Classic Chevrolet. You’ll be able to choose from the LS, LT and Premier trim levels for the sedan; and an RS hatchback that will come in LT and Premier trim levels. You’ll also be able to order the RS package on the sedan.

Although the Sonic is already a fun car, Chevy made it even more fun by giving the vehicle an updated sporty take. Additionally, the 2017 model year will have MyLink, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and new LED lighting.

Standard convenience features will include a 7-inch diagonal color touch screen and keyless open and start. Options include a heated steering wheel and rear parking assist.

Historically, the Sonic has shown that it is the top Chevrolet for first time new car buyers. Of these buyers, 20 percent are younger than 35 years of age and; almost 30 percent of buyers traded in non GM vehicles.

A New Design

The new exterior takes some cues from the Bolt EV, Cruze and the 2017 Trax. The design is more detailed, the Sonic has a new hood and front fascia, new lights, and a new rear fascia. The wheels stay at the corners, so with the new design, the Sonic look even sportier.

You can also choose from 15-inch, 16-inch and 17-inch wheels; and, the Sonic has four brand new colors for the 2017 model year: Arctic Blue Metallic, Brimstone, Orange Burst Metallic and Cajun Red Tintcoat.

Interior

The interior features a new gauge cluster that features an analog speedometer, available 4G LTE and available WiFi hot spot. If you choose the RS model, you’ll get piano black décor, RS logo floor mats, an RS flat bottom steering wheel with the RS badge and available red cloth seats.

Available safety features include lane departure warning and forward collision alert. The Sonic comes standard with 10 airbags, ABS brakes a rearview camera and StabiliTrak electronic stability control.

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The 2016 Chevy Volt at Classic Chevrolet

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If you are in the market for a hybrid and prefer to stay with the Chevy brand, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2016 Chevy Volt. This model has many features and is perfect for commuting or taking an economical road trip.

Entertainment Features

The 2016 Volt features Chevrolet MyLink Radio, an 8-inch color diagonal touch screen, Bluetooth, AM/FM radio, voice activation, Apple CarPlay, six speakers, an auxiliary input jack, USB ports, SiriusXM radio, OnStar with 4G LTE, driver information center, a built-in WiFi hotspot, steering wheel-mounted audio controls and off-board connectivity via the Internet.

Convenience Features

The Volt features front recovery hooks, power-adjustable door mirrors, 17-inch painted aluminum wheels, a center console with covered storage, a tilt and telescopic steering column with leather-wrapped steering wheel, programmable and location-based charge control, keyless ignition with push button start, express down windows, power programmable door locks, keyless access, remote keyless entry, remote vehicle start, cruise control, air conditioning and driver and front passenger vanity mirrors.

Security and Safety Features

The Volt’s security and safety features include automatic exterior headlights, LED low beams with halogen reflector high beams, LED taillights, variably intermittent wipers, a theft deterrent system, engine immobilizer, four-wheel ABS disc brakes with electro-hydraulic power, StabiliTrak, traction control, daytime running lights, rear defroster and a remote panic alarm.

Additional features include a rear vision camera, pedestrian safety signal, a lockout switch, the LATCH system for child seats, a tire pressure monitoring system, an airbag passenger sensing system, dual stage front airbags, dual stage front side airbags, thorax seat-mounted side impact airbags for the front and rear, head curtain airbags for the front and rear outboard seating positions and knee airbags for the driver and front passenger.

Engine and Transmission

The 2016 Volt features a 1.5-liter gas engine with variable valve timing and an 18.4 kWh lithium-ion rechargeable battery with liquid thermal management. The engine runs on regular fuel or E10. The charging system comes with a 120-volt charge cord. The Volt makes 149 horsepower and 249 pound-feet of torque.

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Meet the All-New 2016 Chevy Spark

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If you are in the market for an economical vehicle with plenty of power for commuting or taking the kids back and forth to school or events, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the all-new 2016 Chevy Spark. This model has tons of features so you’ll be comfortable, even if you need to use it for a road trip.

Entertainment Features

The Spark features Chevrolet MyLink Radio, a 7-inch diagonal touch screen, Bluetooth streaming audio, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, an AM/FM radio, a USB port, auxiliary input jack, four speakers, a roof-mounted antenna and OnStar Basic for 5 years, which includes RemoteLink mobile app services and Advanced Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification.

Exterior Features

The 2016 Spark features 15-inch steel wheels, a rear spoiler, automatic halogen headlights, daytime running lights, solar-absorbing glass, variably intermittent wipers and a two-speed rear intermittent wiper.

Interior Features

The Spark’s interior features a rear console with a storage tray, tilt steering column with a three-spoke steering wheel, driver information center, oil life monitoring system, engine immobilizer, cabin air filter, rear window defroster, front and rear cup holders, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, map pockets, coat hooks and a rear cargo security shelf.

Mechanical Features

The 2016 Chevrolet Spark features a 1.4-liter engine backed by a continuously variable transmission, four-wheel ABS brakes, electric power steering, an 80-amp alternator and a 375 cold-cranking amp alternator.

Safety Features

The Spark’s safety features include hill start assist, StabiliTrak, brake assist, a rear vision camera, 10 standard airbags, OnStar Guidance Plan for 6 months, OnStar 4G LTE with built in WiFi hotspot, the LATCH system for child safety seats and a tire pressure monitoring system. OnStar Guidance includes stolen vehicle assistance, automatic crash response, turn-by-turn navigation, roadside assistance, advanced diagnostics and more.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Spark and to learn more about this model’s safety, security, convenience and entertainment features.

The 2016 Volt Wins Daily News Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle Category

4-19-2016

The 2016 Volt, available at Classic Chevy, gives ‘range’ a whole new meaning. The new year’s model has an increased electric-only range of 53 miles. When the battery runs out, you can go another 420 miles on the gas engine before you have to fill up.

The Volt features a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that helps charge the dual-motor electric propulsion system and to get you where you’re going when the 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack needs more juice. Because the electric motor has so much torque, the Volt feels quite fast in electric mode.

The Chevrolet Volt beat out rivals Tesla, BMW and Toyota for the Daily News Best Eco-Friendly Vehicle for 2016.

The 2016 Volt’s Safety Features

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt features traction control, brake assist, StabiliTrak and LED daytime running lights. This car is equipped with a passenger sensing system for the airbags, dual-stage front airbags, thorax side impact seat-mounted airbags for the front and rear outboard seating positions, head curtain side-impact airbags for the front and rear outboard seating positions and driver and front passenger knee airbags. When you need assistance, enjoy OnStar Guidance for three years and OnStar Basic for five years. Other features include a rear vision camera, pedestrian safety signal, child locks on the rear doors and windows, the LATCH system for child seats and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Interior Features

The interior features a center console with a covered storage bin and dual front and rear cupholders. A 12-volt power outlet in the rear and two auxiliary power outlets allow you to plug in various devices. It’s also equipped with open storage in front of the shifter,  a tilt and telescopic steering column, leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio controls, an 8-inch diagonal touch screen display and a mode control switch with four modes. There are plenty of other great features on this car such as, OnStar RemoteLink, keyless ignition, express down on all windows, power programmable door locks with lockout protection and remote vehicle start.

Additional features include keyless access, remote keyless entry, cruise control, a theft-deterrent system, remote panic alarm, rear window defroster, leather-wrapped shifter knob and vanity mirrors.

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The 2017 Colorado Shoreline is Hitting the Beach this Summer

The brand-new Chevy Colorado Shoreline will hit beaches and roads everywhere this summer. This specialty mid-size pickup was inspired by the popularity of the Chevrolet Colorado, and the company hopes to see the momentum continue with this new stylish yet durable mid-size pickup model.

What You’ll See

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You’ll recognize the Colorado Shoreline the moment it hits the road. This ultra-stylish truck will be available in bright exteriors with limited chrome accents and blacked-out trim. Drivers can choose from Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Laser Blue and Red Hot exterior colors. This model also includes a body color front grill, black trim on the door handles, beltline and mirrors, and 18-inch black wheels. Even more, drivers will love the included all-weather floor liners, a year of Sirius XM radio and a spray-in bedliner.

Why the Shoreline?

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The Colorado Shoreline exemplifies Chevy’s desire to offer some of the industry’s most unique trucks designed for a specific customer base. California is home to the largest midsize pickup market and more mid-size pickups are sold in Los Angeles than the next two largest markets. These trucks, available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive models, are ideal for the beach and mountain lifestyles enjoyed by Californians.

Choose Chevy for Your Mid-Size Truck

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The industry is booming with popular mid-size trucks, but Chevy has proven to offer the best of the best. Since 1911, Chevy has been one of the world’s largest vehicle brands, selling roughly 4 million trucks and cars each year. Chevy offers some of the most fuel-efficient, high-performance and stylish vehicles in the industry. Best of all, Chevy vehicles feature the industry’s leading safety features for an unbeatable value, so you don’t have to spend a fortune to get the truck of your dreams.

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Stop in and see us at Classic Chevrolet in Grapevine, Texas, to test drive and cruise away with your dream Colorado today.

All-New 2017 Corvette Grand Sport Unveiled

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The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport will soon be available at Classic Chevrolet. This model features an engine that gives you about 1.05g cornering ability; and, if you choose the Z07 package, up to 1.2g. The coupe and the convertible models will be available sometime this summer; and the Grand Sport Collector Edition will be available later.

The 2017 Grand Sport was introduced at the Geneva Auto Show in March. This model features a track-honed aerodynamics package and lightweight architecture. The naturally aspirated engine make tons of power. It also features design cues from the original 1963 version, of which only five were built.

The Grand Sport is based on the Z06, but has an upgraded cooling system, chassis tuning and performance technologies. Buyers can also add carbon-ceramic brakes, a carbon-fiber aero package for downforce and Michelin Sport cup 2 summer tires. The Z07 package allows the Grand Sport to come in at less than a second slower for the track record set by the previous-generation ZR1.

The Z07 features Michelin Pilot Super Sport summer tires. The front features 285/30ZR19 tires and the rear features 335/25ZR20 tires. The tires ride on a specific Grand Sport 19-inch by 10-inch wheel in the front and 20-inch by 12-inch wheel in the rear. For stopping power, the Corvette Grand Sport has been equipped with a Brembo brake system. The front features 14-inch rotors and six-piston calipers and the rear features 13.4-inch rotors and four-piston calipers.

Additional features include magnetic ride control, unique springs, specific stabilizer bars and an electronic limited slip differential as standard equipment. Optional features include the LT1 V-8 engine that makes 460 horsepower, a dry sump oiling system, active exhaust, a seven-speed manual transmission with active rev match or an eight-speed paddle shift automatic transmission with specific performance calibration.

The Grand Sport also features front fender inserts, a design package with a track-ready look and the Z06-style wide rear fenders and grille. The Grand Sport also uses the Stingray’s interior and exterior color palette. Optionally, buyers can choose a Heritage package that includes hash mark detail on the interior’s brushed aluminum trim and exterior fender graphics.

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The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse

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If you are in the market for a crossover SUV that looks great, has a ton of room and features the newest in technology, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2016 Chevrolet Traverse. You’ll find tons of amenities and style to go with the best-in-class maximum cargo space. And, depending on the trim level you choose, you could get available lane departure warning, a front center airbag and forward collision alert.

Lots of Space

The spacious interior features supple touch surfaces and a Smart Slide second row seat that moves to allow easy access to the third row. If you go with the LTZ trim level, you’ll get heated and cooled seats, a sliding armrest with storage and tri-zone climate control. The Traverse features 116.3 cubic feet of maximum storage space with 24.4 cubic feet behind the third row. You’ll still have plenty of room for luggage, even when the third row is being used. Access the cargo area through a power remote lift gate.

Technology

The 2016 Chevrolet Traverse features a USB port in the front center console and two in the rear, plus you can get an available rear seat entertainment system. Enjoy features such as Bluetooth, syncing your phone through a USB port, Internet Radio, Pandora and SiriusXM satellite radio. Use touch controls or your voice to access your favorite media and tunes.

The available Chevrolet MyLink allows you to integrated a compatible smart phone so you can play music, access your contacts and handle calls. The navigation feature that comes with OnStar is standard for the first six months. You could also get navigation through the available MyLink. The Traverse also comes with a 3-month trial of SiriusXM NavTraffic.

Stay connected via a 6.5-inch diagonal color touch screen. Add RemoteLink Key Fob services through OnStar so you can remotely lock and unlock your vehicle and activate the horn and lights so you can easily find your vehicle.

Safety Features

Standard features include StabiliTrak electronic stability control, traction control, high-strength materials, the LATCH system for cars seats and six airbags. Available safety features include side blind zone alert, forward collision alert, rear cross traffic alert and more.

The Traverse also features OnStar with automatic crash response and OnStar Advisor, which uses GPS technology to request emergency help to be routed to your location.

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10 Reasons to Love the 2016 Chevy Cruze

If you’re looking for a luxurious, efficient and sporty vehicle that’s loaded with the industry’s latest and greatest technologies, it’s time to test drive the 2016 Chevy Cruze. In fact, you’ll probably fall in love with this comfortable yet stylish vehicle the moment you step in side. The following are 10 reasons why you should consider the Cruze for your daily driver.

1. It’s loaded with comforts.

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Drivers can expect a quiet ride and premium luxuries, like leather-appointed seats and an optional heated steering wheel.

2. You’ll stay entertained.

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Driving is never boring when you’re in the 2016 Chevy Cruze. You’re guaranteed to enjoy the Chevrolet MyLink entertainment system with 7-inch diagonal touch-screen, phone integration and optional 4G LTE Wi-Fi. You’ll never have to disconnect when you’re cruising in the Chevy Cruze.

3. You can choose your favorite amenities.

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The Chevy Cruze can be built as luxurious as you please. Drivers can opt for a push-button start, wireless charging station, a Bose premium sound system, OnStar and so much more.

4. You can stop worrying about gas prices.

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The 2016 Chevy Cruze is so fuel efficient, you’ll actually stop worrying about the price of gas. Spend more time on the road without burning a hole in your pocket with the ultra-efficient new 1.4-Liter turbo engine, which gets roughly 40 miles-per-gallon on the highway.

5. Feel confident everywhere you go.

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The Chevy Cruze is loaded with high-end safety features to help prevent collisions and protect you in the case of one. Drivers can opt for a Cruze equipped with rear cross traffic alerts, lane keep assistance or forward collision alerts.

6. It looks as luxurious as it is.

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The Chevy Cruze was entirely redesigned for 2016. You’ll notice a sportier, more aerodynamic look and will be impressed by the look and performance of the projector-beam headlamps.

7. You’ll have plenty of space.

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The Cruze offers 60/40 split-folding seats in the rear, so you enjoy plenty of space for friends, family and all of your other cargo.

8. You can interact safely using your phone.

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The Cruze’s Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility means you can access your music, texts, maps and other apps using voice commands. You’ll enjoy a safer, more entertaining ride everywhere you go.

9. You’ll enjoy the Chevy Complete Care promise.

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When you purchase a Chevy vehicle, the company is with you all the way. Buyers enjoy the convenience and affordability of two included maintenance visits, five years of a standard OnStar Basic Plan, six months of the OnStar Guidance Plan and five years or 60,000 miles of roadside assistance.

10. You won’t have to break the bank.

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The Cruze is one of Chevrolet’s most affordable vehicles, starting at just $16,620. You’ll never find more industry-leading technologies, comforts and style for such an affordable price.

Find your brand-new Chevy Cruze right here at Classic Chevrolet in Grapevine, Texas. Give us a call, log online or stop in and see us to test drive this budget-friendly yet luxurious compact car today.

Meet the 2017 Chevrolet Trax

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While the 2016 Chevrolet Trax is available at Classic Chevrolet, the new 2017 model year hasn’t arrived yet. The newly-introduced Trax features contemporary design elements, premium interior, active safety features, connectivity and a turbocharged engine; and will be available in the fall in three trim levels: the LS, LT and Premier.

Design

The 2017 Chevrolet Trax features a new proportioned dual port grille and headlights that flow around the corners, a sportier look, halogen reflector headlights on the LS trim level and LED signature lighting on the LT and Premier trim levels. The rear features dual taillights, a new fascia and LED signature lighting and 18-inch aluminum wheels on the Premier trim level. Many of these elements are already found on other Chevy models including the Cruze, Malibu and the Volt.

The Interior

The 2017 Trax’s interior features a modified instrument panel in Chevy’s dual cockpit design and a dashboard hood that runs the width of the vehicle without interruptions. This new design allows the diver to better see the 7-inch diagonal MyLink color touch screen. The instrument panel and the console feature Galvano chrome trim. The Premier trim level features an instrument panel with a contrasting color that matches its leatherette seat trim. The Trax also features a new gauge display that features an analog tach and speedo plus digital displays.

Safety Features

Safety features available, depending on the trim level, include lane departure warning, rear cross traffic alert, forward collision alert and side blind zone alert. Features that are standard on all trim levels include 10 airbags and a rearview camera.

Technology

The 7-inch infotainment system support available Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, 4G LET and a Wi-Fi hotspot. You can connect up to seven different devices to the Trax. Additional new technology includes keyless start and keyless open.

Engine and Transmission

The Trax features a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. This combination makes 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque.

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Show Up to the Oscars in Style with the Chevy Malibu

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If you have a ticket to the Oscars, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the new Chevy Malibu so you can show up in style. You’ll find that the new model year has tons of standard and available features so that you can customize your Malibu to your tastes.

Styling

The Malibu was created with style including an agile stance and long body lines; and both give this sedan an elegant sporty look. The bright LED daytime running lights and taillights, both available as an option, adds to the dramatic styling.

Inviting Interior

The inviting interior is spacious enough for five passengers to ride comfortably. Plus the center console is easily reached by the driver; and it has a sleek look to it. Passengers will enjoy built-in USB ports and optional wireless charging so that their devices stay charged on long road trips.

Safety Features

The Malibu has many standard safety features and available active safety technology including low speed front automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, front pedestrian braking and lane keeping assist. Standard features include 10 airbags and a safety cage made from high strength steel. Another standard feature is the 360-degree sensor that adjusts the inflation of the airbags according to the severity of impact during a crash. Furthermore, additional built-in sensors alert an OnStar Adviser when the airbags deploy.

Built-In Safety System

The Malibu offers a built-in system that encourages safe driving. You can enter a PIN in the MyLink display to enable available Teen Driver technology including muting the audio when the seat belts are not in use, audible and visual warnings when the driver is speeding and setting limits on how loud your teen can crank up the tunes. The system will also inform you if lane departure warning, forward collision alert and other active safety features were triggered.

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Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the new Malibu and to learn more about this model so that you can drive in style to the Oscars. Ask your salesperson about all available options including parking assist and other active safety features.