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What's New for 2017: Chevrolet
What's New for 2017: Chevrolet

As American as apple pie and... well, Chevrolet, the bowtie brand has a few things to note for the 2017 model year. The big newsmaker is undoubtedly the brand's first fully electric vehicle, the Bolt EV. Leapfrogging the Nissan Leaf at about the same price point, the Bolt is a dedicated electric...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel
2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier: Compare Trucks

Sometimes a head-to-head battle between rival vehicles isn't even a contest. Such is the case with the matchup between the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier. We'd expect that. After all, the Frontier is an aging vehicle that saw its last redesign in 2005. The Colorado, on the other hand, is a...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Hyundai Elantra: Compare Cars

Today's economy cars are do-it-alls. They're practically mid-sizers, with styling that has set trends, and features that sometimes outpoint much more expensive rivals. Two highly-rated four-door sedans fight head to head for shoppers looking for reasonable performance for about $20,000--but between...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Equinox
2017 Chevrolet Equinox vs. 2017 GMC Terrain: Compare Cars

Chevrolet took its time to build a compact crossover SUV—but when it did the Equinox became a hit, thanks to generous proportions and a nifty sliding second-row seat. It even spawned a GMC edition, the boxy and rugged-looking Terrain. Between those two GM utility vehicles, which one's better...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Toyota Corolla: Compare Cars

Despite the surging popularity of utility vehicles, today's small sedans are do-it-alls. They're practically mid-size these days, and the top entrants still sell hundreds of thousands of units a year. And each new entrant offers better safety, nicer interiors, and features that equal and sometimes...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2017 Nissan Leaf: Compare Cars

For the last five years, the Chevrolet Volt and the Nissan Leaf have been the two best-selling plug-in electric cars in the U.S. This year, however, a new last year Chevy Volt faces off against a Nissan Leaf that looks identical to earlier models but offers a new and class-leading range rating of...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2016 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT: Compare Cars

Chevrolet's Corvette has been playing the sports car game for more than 50 years. Going head-to-head with it is a daunting proposition, but Mercedes-AMG’s new GT sports car might just have what it takes. The AMG GT and GT S were built to take on the benchmark of the sports car segment: the...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
Chevrolet prices diesel Cruze from $24,670

Chevrolet says that opting for its new diesel-fueled Cruze sedan over the gasoline model will add about $2,750 to the bottom line, bringing the price of entry to $24,670. That's the list price for a 2017 Cruze LT with the automaker's 1.6-liter turbodiesel engine and a 6-speed manual gearbox, and it...Read More»

General Motors' Rear Seat Reminder
GM offers 'Rear Seat Reminder' on a growing number of vehicles

If you have children or pets, it might be hard to imagine accidentally leaving them in your car, but sadly, people do. This year alone, 39 children have died from heatstroke in vehicles--either because they were left in cars accidentally or because they got into a vehicle when adults weren't...Read More»

GM 9-speed automatic transmission
General Motors introduces 9-speed automatic to take over for 6-speed

General Motors will replace most of its 6-speed automatic transmissions with newer, more efficient 9-speed units starting with some trims of the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, the automaker announced Tuesday. The new 9-speed transmission will be available in at least 10 cars by the end, including the...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Trax
2017 Chevrolet Trax vs. 2017 Honda HR-V: Compare Cars

We're in the midst of a small-SUV explosion, with new entry-level vehicles arriving every year from major automakers. They blend tall hatchback bodies with the all-wheel drive that qualifies them as crossover SUVs. Both the Chevrolet Trax and the Honda HR-V are recent new entries in the niche, and...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Volt
2017 Ford C-Max Energi vs. 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Compare Cars

The Chevrolet Volt and the Ford C-Max Energi are both compact plug-in hybrid hatchbacks. Each is powered by a combination of electricity from the grid, used to charge an on-board battery pack, and a 4-cylinder engine. But the two are very different vehicles in shape, accommodations, and driving...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Spark Activ
2017 Chevrolet Spark Activ: A low-top hiking shoe for the road

Looking ready to hit the trail (or at least the parking lot), the 2017 Chevrolet Spark Activ brings some outdoorsy style to the minicar segment. Debuting this week at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Spark Activ is more about looks than actual capability. Its suspension sits a little under half...Read More»

2017 Buick Envision
Buick, Porsche are tops in J.D. Power sales satisfaction survey

Have you bought a new car lately? How satisfied were you with the process? If you drove home a Buick or Porsche, you're likely to say "very satisfied", according to a new study from J.D. Power. The study in question is the 2016 Sales Satisfaction Index, which "measures the ability of dealerships to...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Chevrolet Bolt EV: The Car Connection's Best Hatchback to Buy 2017

Chevrolet's ardent claims that its first mass-market electric car isn't a car at all—it's a small crossover, according to them—won't sway us. We know a hatchback when we see one, and the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the best hatchback for this year. Calling it The Car Connection's Best...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Chevrolet Bolt EV: The Car Connection's Best Electric Car to Buy 2017

The Chevrolet Bolt EV handily wins The Car Connection's Best Electric Car to Buy 2017. It rendered all other affordable electric vehicles outdated and nearly obsolete the minute it was unveiled. That's what happens in the tech world, which is just what the auto industry is starting to feel like...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE
Chevrolet Camaro: The Car Connection's Best Performance Car to Buy 2017

Performance is a trait we rate on every vehicle here at The Car Connection, but some vehicles do it better than others. Far, far better. We've given out our share of 10s this year for high-dollar, hyper-performance machinery that cranks out 0-60 mph times of less than 3 seconds, and top speeds in...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV video road test: Car first, electric second

It's difficult to assess just how far General Motors has come with the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV. That's not to say that the 238-mile rated electric car from a major domestic automaker isn't an achievement. At less than the average cost for a new car in the U.S., the Bolt EV represents a significant...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, yellow
2017 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2017 Dodge Viper SRT: Compare Cars

The Chevy Corvette Stingray and the Dodge Viper SRT are two standout options if you're looking for American muscle wrapped in a voluptuous sports-car shape. Yes, there are plenty of very fast muscle cars that would like to contend with these two, but when it comes to track-carving capability and...Read More»

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