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    Hank Graff Chevrolet – Durand | Revolutionizing the Car Buying Experience!

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    Find New Roads at Graff Chevy Durand

    At Hank Graff Chevrolet in Durand, we want to revolutionize the car buying experience by making it fun. After all, getting behind the wheel of a new car should be exciting!

    When you visit our dealership, you’ll find that our team members enjoy being here. You will hear a lot of laughter, jokes, and genuine enjoyment echo throughout our dealership’s lobby. This fun atmosphere is what keeps customers coming back to our dealership time and time again!

    If you’d like to see how we’re changing the car buying experience for the better, stop by our dealership today. We look forward to getting you into a vehicle you’ll enjoy for years to come!

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    Durand Oil Change and Tire Center | Visit Us Today For a Fast Tune-Up!

    Routine maintenance is key to keeping your vehicle in pristine condition. To keep your car, truck, SUV or crossover looking and performing like new, we recommend stopping by our Durand Oil Change and Tire Center!

    At our Hank Graff Oil Change and Tire Center, we offer quick and affordable auto service. Additionally, our Service Center and Quick Oil Change and Tire Center are all staffed with ASE Certified technicians. This ensures you get back on the road quickly in a vehicle that will continue to perform perfectly.

    No appointment is necessary and we service all makes and models. Stop by today for a fast tune-up and leave happy – that’s our guarantee!

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    Graff Chevy Welcomes Every New Customer With a Bucket Tour!

    We appreciate every single one of our customers. After all, we know that we would not be the business we are today without the support of new and loyal customers! To thank new customers for giving Hank Graff Chevrolet – Durand the opportunity to serve them, we take them on the Bucket Tour!

    On this tour, new customers visit the various departments around the dealership and fill their bucket up with gifts. This is a great way for our new customer to get to know our team members, while also enjoying little tokens of our appreciation.

    To learn more about the Bucket Tour, click the link below!

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    Hank Graff Chevrolet | New Cars, Used Cars, Certified Pre-Owned Cars, Auto Service and Body Repair in Durand, MI

    Hank Graff Chevrolet is proud to be the dealership of choice for customers in Durand and beyond. We enjoy helping satisfy the automotive needs of our customers – all while providing an enjoyable and comfortable atmosphere!

    At Hank Graff Chevy – Durand, we offer customers a car buying experience that has been revolutionized. We’ve changed the way people buy cars by making it fun and exciting. Gone are the days where it’s all about paperwork, competition, and doing whatever it takes to just make the sale.

    At our dealership, we know our customers are more than a number. It is because of this that we strive to make sure you have fun, enjoy yourself, and leave satisfied.

    Our team members believe in working together to improve customer satisfaction. This eliminates the negative and competitive nature that is often associated with car salesmen – our team is made up of genuinely good people!

    In addition to an enjoyable car buying experience, we also offer a great selection of New Chevy, Certified Pre-Owned, and Used vehicles. No matter if you’re looking for a car, truck, SUV or crossover, we have a vast inventory for you to peruse. We’ve also made our inventory available online so you can browse from the comfort of your home or office.

    After you’ve left our dealership, we’ll continue to help you take care of your purchase with routine maintenance and auto service. No matter if you’re in need of an oil change, tire rotation, etc., our knowledgeable service team will be able to quickly and affordably service your car.

    We also offer auto body repair, financial assistance, parts and accessories, and so much more! No matter the make or model, please don’t hesitate to bring your vehicle to Hank Graff Chevrolet in Durand. To reach us directly, call (989) 288-2657.

    Hank Graff Chevrolet is located in Durand at 9009 E. Lansing rd. In addition to Durand, we also serve Fenton, Linden, Owosso, Flint, Lansing, Corunna, Haslett, Beecher, Burton, Vernon, Newburg, Bancroft, Middletown, Kerby, Lennon, Duffield, Swartz Creek, Gaines, and more!

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    Get Your Kids Ready to Go Back to School - 08/28/2015

    Get Your Kids Ready to Go Back to School

    DURAND, Mich. – The weather is turning, soon the leaves will follow suit, and a harbinger of autumn is in sight: the first day of school. Do yourself a favor and help your kids prepare in advance for the school year, thereby avoiding chaos the night before the first day. Here’s how you can get your kids ready to go back to school.

    What’s for lunch?
    Instead of throwing together a smorgasbord of snacks and potentially an apple for your kids’ lunches the morning of, plan out what you can pack for them a week ahead. This gives you time to ensure they get a share of each healthy food group, plus allows room for them to choose one or two items they prefer. Make the lunches the night before and keep your morning meltdown-free.

    Are backpacks packed?
    Your kids are bound to forget something they need on the firs day of school – a book, pencils, a ruler – which is why you should round them up and get everything situated before the first day of class. Help your kids pack their backpacks with the necessary school supplies and books a day or two before the first day. Everything will be ready the morning of and all your kids will have to do is sling their backpacks on their shoulders and head out the door.

    No more staying up late.
    It’s one thing to get lunches and backpacks ready, but the hardest thing for kids is simply waking up early enough for school. You don’t want to bother with storming into your kids’ bedrooms three times before they finally listen and get out of bed. The best way to avoid your kids being late on their first day of school is to adjust their sleeping schedule now, and no later. Start putting your kids to bed earlier and waking them up earlier. By the time the first day of school hits, they should be ready to rise and shine without giving pushback.

    Don’t wait to calm their nerves.
    To kids, school is like a dark, ominous raincloud moving in over their summer beach party. Help them shake off that idea and learn to enjoy their school environment. The last thing you want to happen is for your kids to pout or give you trouble getting out the door because they’re nervous about the first day of school. Prepare your kids by having a casual talk with them about why they’re nervous or excited for school. Have them lay it all on the table, expose their feelings, and it may help them feel like a burden was lifted. They’ll walk into class with a clear mind and more confidence.


    These are just some of the major tactics you can use to get your kids ready to go back to school. Hopefully they spark other ideas that you can leverage to prepare your kids for the school year. Feel free to comment below if you have other tips for parents helping their kids prepare to go back to school. Remember, after you drop your young scholars off at school, stop in at our Genesee County area used car dealer for an oil change or any other auto service you need – for once without the kids in the backseat fighting.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Online Visualizer Lets You Customize Your 2016 Camaro and Get a Price - 08/25/2015

    Online Visualizer Lets You Customize Your 2016 Camaro and Get a Price
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    DURAND, Mich. – If you’ve been anticipating the release of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, stay hyped – We have more news for you. Before you place an order for your Gen Six, an online visualizer lets you customize your 2016 Camaro and get a price.

    Surprisingly, you can expect your Camaro to be pretty affordable, consider the type of vehicle it is, even with a multitude of updates and new standard features. The 1LT rolls in at a suggested retail price of $26,695, while the SS, Chevy’s most powerful Camaro ever, speeds things up a little to $37,295 for the 1SS.

    While the new Camaro will hit dealer lots with a more straightforward lineup than before –as two models, LT and SS, and four trim levels, 1LT, 2LT, 1SS, and 2SS – you can expect more freedom in how you want the car to look with the online visualizer that lets you customize your 2016 Camaro and get a price.

    Online Visualizer Lets You Customize Your 2016 Camaro and Get a Price
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    You have a palette of features to sift through when it comes to customizing your 2016 Camaro, including five interior colors and different interior accents, 10 exterior colors, ground effects, wheels, and stripes. You can also pick and choose form accessories like:

    • Three aluminum wheel designs, in multiple finishes
    • Grille kits with six body-color inserts for LT and SS models; inserts are also available in chrome-appearance or primed versions for custom painting
    • A blade-style rear spoiler and a ground effects kit, each offered in 10 colors
    • Four exterior graphics packages, offered in multiple colors, including a body-side “spear” design; rally stripe design; front-fender “hash mark” design; and a racing stripe design
    • Interior trim kits, offered in multiple colors, including knee pads and door accent trim

    Depending on the Gen Six model and trim you decide to go with, you can also choose alternate finishes for accessories like smoked taillamp lenses and blacked-out or LED-illuminated Chevrolet bowtie emblems.


    If you’ve been waiting for the 2016 Camaro to hit the market, you’re probably even more excited knowing you can make your Gen Six completely personalized with the online visualizer. Giving customers exactly what they want is what Chevy does best, and we reflect that at our Clio area used car dealer, where we will have the 2016 Camaro in our inventory soon enough. We also have a large inventory of Certified Pre-Owned cars and trucks.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Used SUVs Durand, MI - 08/24/2015

    Used SUVs Durand, MI

    Used Jeeps Durand, MI – Are you ready to ditch your little sedan and conquer the muddiest trails known to man? If you have the guts to rough it out on the most unforgiving terrains, you should come test-drive this One-Owner 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Despite its readiness for the open road, this Jeep has hardly any wear and tear at 43,163 miles. Plus, you’ll get 15 mpg city and 19 mpg hwy, all for the reasonable price of $26,900.

    We know hitting the trails isn’t the only thing on your mind as you look for your next vehicle. Don’t worry, this 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport is packed with convenient features that make mudding all the more enjoyable. As a bonus, this Wrangler also comes with a snow plow so nothing can stop you. Check out these other features:

    • 4x4
    • ABS
    • Audio Input Jack
    • Black Easy Folding Soft Top
    • Cloth Bucket Seats
    • Fog Lights
    • MP3 Compatibility
    • Normal Duty Suspension
    • Snow Plow
    • Stability Control
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Traction Control



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    Engine: 3.8L V6 SMPI
    Transmission: 6-Speed Manual (NSG370)
    Interior: Cloth
    Exterior: Red

    If you want to control the muddy trails, dirt roads, and wilderness, make this One-Owner 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sport yours. If you’re not into the whole “It’s a Jeep thing,” consider checking out the other used cars and trucks at our used car dealership serving Corunna, MI.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Graduate of General Motors Institute in Flint Develops Fuel-Efficient Vehicle that Gets 84 mpg - 08/21/2015

    Graduate of General Motors Institute in Flint Develops Fuel-Efficient Vehicle
    DURAND, Mich. – Twenty years ago in Flint, MI, General Motors Institute – now Kettering University – served as the seminal start of a journey that jumpstarted Paul Elio’s dream. The graduate of General Motors Institute in Flint developed a fuel-efficient vehicle that gets 84 mpg. Even better, Elio, the founder and CEO of Elio Motors, plans to sell the vehicle for a mere $6,800.

    Despite Elio’s vehicle being labeled a “game-changer,” it has some drawbacks, although they’re necessary for the vehicle to be as cheap and efficient as it is. Elio’s vehicle has only three wheels, and can seat only two people, which might be trivial to plenty of drivers anyway.

    Elio Motors website claims the vehicle’s ability to achieve 84 mpg is “simple physics.” Who knows what the scientific equations were that led Elio to develop such a brilliant vehicle, but we’re guessing the graduate of General Motors Institute in Flint developed a fuel-efficient vehicle through the lessons he learned at his alma mater.

    Elio expects to launch his vehicle into production by 2016, but he still needs investors to help him reach that point. Fortunately, he has plenty of support from suppliers in metro Detroit as well as a staff-ready factory in Shreveport, LA.

    Along with a growing following of backers, Elio’s vehicle already has 45,000 reservations from intrigued drivers anticipating its debut. He expects the vehicle will appeal to four market segments: new car buyers, used car buyers, car buyers with a limited budget, and car buyers looking for a secondary vehicle.

    GMI in Flint was a starting point for Elio, but he’s since moved out of the mitten and now resides in Phoenix. Finding the road to success wasn’t simple for the entrepreneur, but after a slew of jobs before attending and graduating from GMI, Elio has carved out – and nearly conquered – a niche market for his product.

    We love seeing members of the Flint community go on to lead successful lives around Michigan and beyond. Elio’s story of determination along with GM’s uptick in Flint-area investments has us growing more excited about the future of this city and its surrounding suburbs. That’s why we’re proud to be a Flint area Chevy dealership that provides a great inventory of new Chevy cars and new Chevy trucks to the people in this community.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    GM Plans to Renovate Durant-Dort Factory One near Downtown Flint - 08/19/2015

    GM Plans to Renovate Durant-Dort Factory One near Downtown Flint
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    DURAND, Mich. – William Durant founded General Motors way back in 1908 in Flint, Mich., but before his prestige in manufacturing that constituted the pinnacle of competitive automotive industrialism, Durant cut his teeth manufacturing carriages under Durant-Dort Carriage Company with his business partner Josiah Dort.

    Now GM plans to renovate Durant-Dort Factory One near downtown Flint, the same factory where Durant first produced carriages before changing the automotive industry forever.

    GM will invest millions of dollars to repurpose the factory, which will serve as an archive for an impressive automotive collection presently under supervision at Kettering University in Flint. It also could potentially serve as a GM research center.

    The second floor of the factory’s east wing will become a meeting area for GM leader, community and educational groups to hold STEM-related classes, seminars, and potentially research.

    GM will revamp the high-bay area of the factory’s west wing, which will contain classic vehicles and other historical vestiges of Flint from the era of Durant’s fledgling carriage business to the pinnacle of his success as GM’s founder.

    GM purchased the factory in 2013 and has since invested $3 million to restore the exterior with new windows and doors, plus the installation of a fence around a GM-owned parking lot across Water Street.

    Before tackling the interior project, GM will work with architects from SmithGroupJJR, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., who have experience rejuvenating historic buildings and constructing contemporary archives. GM plans to renovate the interior of Durant-Dort Factory One near downtown Flint in early 2016, and expects a completion date to appear sometime in 2017.

    GM will also renovate the Durant-Dort Carriage Company office building across the street from the factory. Their investment in the factory dovetails with a series of investments around Flint, including $2 million into Kettering University to develop a powertrain laboratory, $2 million into Kettering by 2018 for an automotive proving ground for students, and $877 million into Flint Assembly for a new body shop.

    With the uproar of activity occurring in and around Flint, we truly believe this community is on the cusp of serious revitalization. We absolutely love being a Flint area Chevy dealer with an awesome inventory of new Chevy cars and trucks, and we can't wait to see what GM does for its hometown.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, MI - 08/17/2015

    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, MI

    Used Chevrolet SUVs for Sale Durand, Mich. – Whether it’s soccer practice, a movie, or a trip across the U.S., you can take your family anywhere in this Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT. This Chevy SUV is the ideal vehicle for a family that offers plenty of space – like the classic minivan – but keeps itself grounded in performance and style. With only 18,104 miles to its name, this Traverse has plenty of life left to take you and your family where you need to go at 16 mpg city and 23 mpg hwy. The best part is it can be yours for $27,800!

    What else can you expect from this Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT? Let’s just say it’s packed with features essential to a family vehicle, such as:

    • 8-Passenger Seating
    • All Wheel Drive
    • Back Up Camera
    • Bluetooth
    • MP3 Compatibility
    • OnStar
    • Power Windows, Door Locks, and Seats
    • Rear Park Assist
    • Remote Start
    • Security System
    • Side Air Bags
    • Stability Control
    • Steering Wheel Controls

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    Engine: 3.6L SIDI V6
    Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
    Exterior: Atlantis Blue Metallic
    Interior: Wood Grain Center Stack and Interior Trim

    If you’re looking for the perfect vehicle to cart your family around in, this Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Chevrolet Traverse 1LT is the SUV you want. Stop by our used car dealership serving Corunna, Mich., and take it for a test-drive. If it’s not the SUV you’re looking for, we have a wide array of other Certified Pre-Owned cars and trucks!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Chevrolet Corvette Will Be One of the Last Performance Vehicles to Become Driverless - 08/14/2015

    Chevrolet Corvette One of the Last Performance Vehicles to Become Driverless
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    DURAND, Mich. – Whether you like it or not, autonomous vehicles are quickly becoming a reality, and automotive executives predict driverless technology will be commonplace within the next 20 years.

    It’s to the chagrin of many drivers who would prefer autonomous vehicles hit the road and drive far, far away from civilization. Bitterness fathoms from drivers who relish having control over their vehicles and fear that autonomous vehicle technology will strip them of the driving experience.

    Fortunately, performance vehicles are untouchable right now, essentially out of reverence for their outstanding performance and style. These vehicles are manufactured to grant driver's enjoyment and control, which is why the Chevrolet Corvette will be one of the last performance vehicles to become driverless.

    The news comes from comments made by Tadge Jeuchter, chief engineer for the Corvette, according to The Detroit News.

    “We probably as a group will be the last to adopt autonomous technology,” Juechter said. “The whole purpose of our cars is to enjoy the driving experience, not to check out your email while you’re moving from one place to the other.”

    Executives from Ford Motor Co. and Dodge joined Jeuchter to discuss the future of performance cars in the auto industry during “Horsepower Wars,” an annual business breakfast held by WWJ-950 at Duggan’s Irish in Royal Oak, Mich. The executives all agreed that one thing is very clear, despite all of ruckus over driverless cars – We’re living in the pinnacle age for performance vehicles. No wonder Juechter said the Chevrolet Corvette would be one of the last performance vehicles to become driverless.

    Regardless of how quickly autonomous vehicle technology can transform the automotive landscape, vehicles will always need routine maintenance – driverless or not. Make sure you get into our Genesee county area used car dealer for regular oil changes and any other auto service your car may need!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Chevy is Prepared to Help Cruisers at the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise - 08/12/2015

    Chevy is Prepared to Help Cruisers at the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise
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    DURAND, Mich. – Although we’re getting revved up for Back to the Bricks, happening this week in downtown Flint, Mich., we know many of you may be heading down to the Detroit area for the world-famous annual Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet for the fifth year on Saturday, Aug. 15.

    As the official presenting sponsor, Chevy is prepared to help cruisers at the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise with its Chevrolet Certified Service Rescue Squad. The fleet of six 2015 Silverado pickup trucks will be on hand to assist any cruisers whose classic vehicle stalls, overheats, runs out of gas along Woodward Ave. on the day of the cruise.

    Although Chevy is prepared to help cruisers at the 2015 Woodward Dream Cruise, the automaker would prefer to see cruisers enjoy the day rather than get bogged down by nightmarish car trouble – after all, this is the Dream Cruise. Here are some tips Chevy recommends cruisers heed before they hit the strip:


    • Battery – Ensure that your battery is charged, the terminals are clean, and the alternator belt and distributor cap are free of any unusual wear or aging.
    • Fluids – Measure your cruiser’s fluid levels and make sure they’re at the proper levels. Bring extra fluids for top-offs to ensure that your cruiser is capable of operating for several hours.
    • Gas ­– Don’t start cruising without a full tank, and beware of inaccurate gas gauges that can be common in classic cars due to their old age.
    • Tires – Make sure your tire pressure is good and isn’t leaking. Check for any abnormalities such as cracks.
    • Wiper Blades – Hopefully the sky stays blue, but in the case of rain you’ll want a pair of well-functioning wiper blades.

    In the event that your cruiser does run into an inconvenient issue, you can rest assured that your vehicles will be in good hands when the Rescue Squad comes around. The Rescue Squad is made up of ASE certified technicians from local Chevy dealerships, and you know how great Chevy dealership service is – just look at Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand!


    Before you head off to the Woodward Dream Cruise, feel free to stop in at our Clio area used car dealer where you can get all of your pre-cruise auto service taken care of, including oil change, tires, brakes, and other miscellaneous car repair!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, Mich. - 08/10/2015

    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, Mich.

    Used Jeeps for Sale Durand, Mich. – Do you yearn for a muddy weekend adventure in the wilderness? This used 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport is the perfect vehicle for conquering rough terrains while still looking more stylish than ever.

    With only 43,163 miles, plus a fuel economy of 15 mpg city and 19 mpg highway, it still has plenty of life left and will only run you $26,900. It’s inevitable that an adventurous used 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport like this comes stacked with an array of features to make every outdoors experience comfortable, including:

    • 3.21 rear axle ratio
    • 4x4
    • Audio input jack
    • Black easy folding soft-top
    • Cloth bucket seats
    • MP3 compatibility
    • On/off road Goodyear tires
    • Stability control
    • Steering wheel controls
    • Traction control

    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, Mich.
    Engine: 3.8L V6 SMPI
    Transmission: 6-Speed Manual

    This used 2011 Jeep Wrangler Sport will take you where you want to go without any hassles. Enjoy a leisurely cruise down the highway with the top down, or put it up and go on a muddy adventure. Is off-roading not your thing? We have plenty of certified pre-owned cars and trucks at our used car dealership serving Corunna, Mich!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    2016 Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss Available Fall 2015 - 08/06/2015

    DURAND, Mich. –– If you’ve yet to lay eyes on the magnificent 2016 Chevrolet Colorado special editions, then you’re about to have your mind blown. Along with the 2.8-liter Duramax diesel Colorado, the 2016 Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss available fall 2015 will expand the midsize pickup’s range of appearances to the most extreme corners of its segment, giving you more options to choose from.

    2016 Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss Available Fall 2015
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    The Midnight Edition reveals the dark side the 2016 Colorado, and accentuates the stalwart design of the pickup. Like the rest of the truck, the blacked-out grille, Chevy bow tie, and 18-inch aluminum wheels add to the Midnight Edition’s tough image. In addition, you get a durable spray-on bed liner, folding tonneau cover, and Chevy-logo sill plates with this edition.

    2016 Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss Available Fall 2015
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    The simplest way to describe the Z71 Trail Boss is to say it looks exactly how you would assume it performs on the roughest terrains. Its rugged looks are an obvious brag about the 2016 Colorado’s athleticism, which is presented through a sport bar with LED trail lighting; black-finished 17-inch aluminum wheels with Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/65R17 all terrain tires; fender flares; tubular assist steps; and all-weather floor mats. Like its blacked-out evil twin, the Trail Boss also boasts a black Chevy bow tie and spray-on bed liner.

    The 2016 Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition and Z71 Trail Boss available fall 2015 both come with extended crew cabs and bodies, as well as in 2WD or 4WD with 2.5-liter or 3.6-liter engines. If you want the pinnacle package, consider getting either of the editions with the new 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine available for the 2016 Colorado. As much as we love the previous Colorado generation, we're ready to put those pickups with the other used cars and trucks at our Genesee County area used car dealer  because we're so excited to make room for the 2016 Colorado special editions!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    2016 Chevrolet Volt Achieves Impressive Fuel Economy - 08/04/2015

    2016 Chevrolet Volt Achieves Impressive Fuel Economy
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    DURAND, Mich.– Are you still a skeptic when it comes to electric vehicle technology? We understand your apprehension about the dependability of an electric system as opposed to sticking with the traditional gasoline engine, but the 2016 Chevrolet Volt achieves impressive fuel economy that could change your mind.

    Here’s why you should love the Volt: You can drive it 53 miles on pure electricity, up 15 miles from the current Volt, but even more convincing is the Volt achieves 106 miles per gallon electric when you combine the electric drive modes and gasoline operation. On top of that, you get 42 mpg without using the electric drive modes, so either way you’re getting amazing gas mileage.

    Right now, Volt owners drive on the vehicle's battery 80 percent of the time. Chevrolet expects that number to increase to 90 percent with the 2016 Volt, and projects it will be capable of traveling 1,000 miles before needing a gas fill-up.

    Those are some hefty claims, but the new Volt’s 246-pound weight loss and a new, more efficient 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine definitely play into the improved mpg specifications. Comparatively, the new Volt gets 106 mpg combined to the current Volt’s 37 mpg combined­ –– that’s a serious upgrade.

    The caveat is you’ll end up paying $33,995 for the new Volt, which is more than the current model. However, it seems completely worth it when the 2016 Chevrolet Volt achieves impressive fuel economy, plus the price really isn’t too steep considering how much other comparable sedans cost. You can order yours sometime between late August and fall 2015 at our Clio area Chevy dealer where we also have plenty of certified pre-owned cars and trucks.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Used Cars for Sale Durand, MI - 07/31/2015

    Used Cars for Sale Durand, MI

    Used Chevrolet Cars for Sale Durand, MI– The Chevrolet Impala is an agile, adaptable and resilient sedan, no matter what model year. That’s why we’re happy to make this 2007 Chevrolet Impala LT our Pick of the Week. With only 58,342 miles to its name, this Impala still has plenty of stamina to get you where you need to be. The best part is you can drive it off the lot for $21,625.

    Let’s dig deeper into what exactly this 2007 Chevrolet Impala LT offers and check out the impressive display features you could enjoy:

    • 16-inch 5-spoke styled cast aluminum wheels
    • 40/40 front bucket seats
    • Audio input jack
    • Dual zone climate control
    • OnStar
    • Power door locks and windows
    • Preferred equipment group 1LT
    • Remote start

    Keep thinking about those features and stop worrying about how the previous owner treated this 2007 Chevrolet Impala LT. It has a clean record with zero accidents, the odometer has never been meddled with, and it has an AutoCheck score of 86, which is awesome considering the average score of similar vehicles is 70–84. In other words, this Impala doesn’t fall short in any category, which speaks volumes about its reliability––we guarantee it.

    Engine: 3.5L V6 SFI FlexFuel
    Transmission: Electronic 4-Speed Automatic w/ OD
    Interior: Black
    Exterior: Laser Blue Metallic

    Well, what are you waiting for? If you’re looking for your next vehicle and seem to be leaning towards Chevy, why not save a few bucks and drive away in a vehicle that meets all of your standards. This 2007 Chevrolet Impala LT will get the job done for you. If not, maybe you should check out some of the other used Chevrolet vehicles at our Corunna area used car dealer! You’re bound to find something.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Back to the Bricks to Cruise into Downtown Flint - 07/31/2015

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    DURAND, Mich.– If you love automotive history, classic cars and simply having a good time, then it’s time for you to get ready for Back to the Bricks to cruise into downtown Flint, Mich. With all of the fun things planned, this year’s Back to the Bricks is going to be one for the books. You don’t want to miss all of the action, so we put together a little itinerary for you to go off.

    Tuesday, August 11
    Back to the Bricks starts things off an open house at the General Motors Flint Assembly Plant from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a free showing of “Smokey and the Bandit” at the US-23 Drive-In Theater at 5 p.m.

    Wednesday, August 12
    You can see the Opening Ceremony for the Cruise downtown at 4 p.m., then watch the Rolling Cruise that will move from downtown Flint to Grand Blanc from 5-9 p.m. During the Rolling Cruise, take your kids to participate in the GM-sponsored Pinewood Derby in Grand Blanc and wait for the Rolling Cruise to arrive. After the pinewood derby, check out the Miniature Toy Car Tournament at First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, where cars will be provided.

    Thursday, August 13
    Thursday looks about the same as Wednesday with another Rolling Cruise, Pinewood Derby and Miniature Toy Car Tournament, but you can never go wrong with doing all three 2 days in a row!

    Friday, August 14
    This is when Back to the Bricks really revs up the excitement. There will be a free hot dog lunch for cruisers at Duke’s Car Stereo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and then another Rolling Cruise from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. But from 2-8:30 p.m., you can sing your heart out at the Back to the Bricks Cruise ‘n’ Concert, featuring the Motown hits cover band The Heartbeats at 5 p.m. and musician Dave Bennet at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, August 15
    The last day of Back to the Bricks will contain the entrée of events you’ll have waited all week for. Things will kick off bright and early at 6:30 a.m. with a Hillbilly Breakfast Buffet. When Back to the Bricks cruises into downtown Flint during the day, you’ll have the opportunity to check out a number of different car displays at the Car Show, including the All-Buick Car Show and Drag Racing Cars Display among others. Other fun activities include:

    • Unveiling of the Albert Champion statue
    • Livernois Chassis Dyno
    • Coloring wall, face painting, ballon art
    • Automotive Art and church tours at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
    • Genwood Cemetery Walking Tours with antique hearses, actors portraying automobile greats and Civil War reenactments

    As you can see, Back to the Bricks is a pretty comprehensive week-long event. You might not make it to every event every day, but you can rest assured that there will definitely be multiple enjoyable things for you, your family and your friends to do all week long. Be sure to check out Back to the Bricks to see an even more detailed schedule with specific times and locations! When we think about how special Back to the Bricks is to this community, it makes us very proud to be a Flint area Chevy dealerwhere you can find the best New Chevy Cars and New Chevy Trucks

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Chevrolet Invests $5 Billion into New Vehicle Development - 07/29/2015

    Chevrolet Invests $5 Billion into New Vehicle Development
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    DURAND, Mich.– Since its inception, the auto industry has been in perpetual motion to accommodate the influx of new technology and changes in consumer preferences. General Motors brands have always adjusted well to these demands, and the latest example is how Chevrolet will invest $5 billion into new vehicle development for global growth markets. It's a step GM and Chevy will take to stay ahead of the curve, so to speak, and ensure consumers in these markets that Chevy is the brand they can rely on for design, technology and performance.

    Chevy will develop an entirely new vehicle family for these markets that will take the place of multiple current vehicles. Chevy anticipates the new vehicle family will sharpen its competitive edge and increase profitability.

    Along with Chevrolet investing $5 billion into new vehicle development, GM will deepen its partnership with SAIC Motor and the two will collaborate on the new vehicle family’s core architecture and engine design. The closer relationship will add to GM’s architecture consolidation plan, and save them money in development and total vehicle costs.

    By using a team of multinational designers, the new Chevy vehicle family will be extremely comprehensive in its market appeal. In short, the vehicles will be very cosmopolitan with rich influences from a variety of cultures and interests deriving from multiple nationalities.

    Chevy plans to manufacture and sell the vehicles in Brazil, China, India and Mexico, and export to several other growth markets. However, you won’t see these vehicles anywhere in the United States, which is already a mature market and has no need for a completely new vehicle family.


    But don’t feel left out– consider all of the New Chevy Carsand New Chevy Trucks you have to choose from in each model year! We promise you, the Chevy vehicles available at our Corunna area Chevrolet dealer are the best offerings from the automaker.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Used Trucks for Sale Durand, MI - 07/24/2015


    Used Chevrolet Trucks for Sale Durand, MI.– You might have an affinity for pickups, but it’s doubtful that you get excited by the price tags new models come with. The last thing you’d probably expect to see is a practically new truck that costs about as much as a sedan, but we’re here to prove you wrong. Case in point, this certified pre-owned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT Crew Cab with only 8,925 miles and priced at a low $32,900!

    Like we said, this truck is practically brand new, which means it comes with many of the great Chevy features you’re looking for, including:

    • 4x4
    • Bluetooth
    • Chrome Grille with Chrome Surround
    • EZ Lift & Lower Tailgate
    • Front Frame-Mounted Black Recovery Hooks
    • MP3 Compatibility
    • OnStar
    • Power Doors and Windows
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Stability Control
    • Six Seats
    • SiriusXM Satellite & HD Radio

    Convenient technology and design features aren’t the only specs that make this 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT worth your money. This pickup does well for its size and gets 16 miles per gallon city and 22 mpg highway, but with a V8 engine that’s not so bad!

    Engine: 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 FlexFuel
    Transmission: Electronic 6-Speed Automatic with OD
    Exterior: Tungsten Metallic
    Interior: Cloth Seat Trim and Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel

    If you want a truck that looks and feels just as great as a new model but for almost half the price, then this 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT Crew Cab is calling your name. Do you have something else in mind? If so, check out the other Used Vehicles at our Durand area Chevy dealership!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Rumored 2016 Chevy Camaro Release Date - 07/24/2015

    Rumored 2016 Chevy Camaro Release Date
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    DURAND, Mich.– Despite the general excitement surrounding a slew of new 2016 model year vehicle releases from nearly every major automaker, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro has stolen the spotlight from competitors and other vehicle classes alike­.

    Now, the spotlight is brighter than ever since an unnamed insider from Chevy recently disclosed a rumored 2016 Chevy Camaro release dateof August 13, although General Motors hasn’t corroborated the claim or denied it. At the Camaro’s unveiling in Detroit last May, Chevy divulged plans to begin 2016 Camaro production in Lansing, MI, this August, so an earlier-than-expected release date, at least for pre-orders, could be very possible.

    Since the inaugural Camaro’s 1966 debut, many have claimed Chevy’s pony car has struggled in the shadow of the Ford Mustang. But to understand how superior the Camaro is to the Mustang and other competitors, you only need to consult the sales numbers that show the Camaro has outsold the Mustang since 2010.

    How do you get better sales than your competition? Through better design, better technology and better performance. No wonder so many enthusiasts are awaiting a confirmation of the rumored 2016 Chevy Camaro release date– people want this car!

    While you can’t wholly rely on the words of one unnamed insider, it’s true that rumors like these usually point towards a reality. We suggest that you keep your eyes peeled and expect Chevy to come out with an official release date sometime in the near future. We can’t wait to add the next-generation Camaro to our inventory of New Chevy Cars and New Chevy Trucks at our Clio Chevrolet dealer!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    New Chevy Crossover Coming in 2017 - 07/22/2015

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    DURAND, Mich.– If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new Chevy crossover coming in 2017, and it will replace your beloved Equinox. But don’t worry, the Equinox isn’t disappearing, it’s just being downsized. That’s right, the 2017 Equinox will be smaller and Chevy’s new 2017 crossover will fit comfortably between the it and the Traverse, Chevy’s largest crossover.

    This new plan will broaden Chevy’s crossover options for customers, giving you the choice between the extra small Trax, the Equinox, the new crossover, and the Traverse, making Chevy and Nissan the only automakers to offer four classes in the crossover segment.

    Adding a new crossover will give you the option to stick with a crossover the size of the current Equinox, or go with a vehicle slightly smaller with the 2017 Equinox. This will give you more freedom of choice with Chevy, compared to its competitors, such as Ford, who still offer only three crossover options.

    We know you’re waiting for some concept images and a name, but nothing has been released for the new Chevy crossover coming in 2017 other than the automaker’s plans to fit it between the Equinox and Traverse.

    Something to note is that the 2017 crossover’s presence will be felt across the board at General Motors, as it will also be a base for the Cadillac XT5, slated to replace the SRX next spring, and the new GMC Acadia, which will downsize in 2016.


    Downsizing the Equinox and fitting a new crossover between it and the Traverse will give Chevy two 2-row and two 3-row crossovers. Count on the new 2017 Chevy crossover looking just as good as the automaker’s other crossovers. Until then, come browse the inventory of New Chevy Cars and New Chevy Trucks at our Corunna area Chevy dealership!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Used Cars for Sale Genesee County, MI - 07/17/2015


    Used Cadillac Cars for Sale Genesee County, MI– When people think of used vehicles, the word luxury is likely the last thing to pop up in their thoughts. However, as the King of One Owner Used Cars, we happen to have the epitome of a luxury vehicle waiting for the right person to claim it. Check out this immaculate used 2013 Cadillac CTS-V with just 13,799 miles on it! In terms of price, this CTS-V is nothing less than a steal at $48,000!

    This 2013 Cadillac CTS-V is practically untouched ,and radiates luxury and sophistication. We guarantee onlookers won’t even realize it’s a used vehicle with features like:

    • Back Up Camera
    • Bluetooth
    • Dual Zone Climate Control
    • Heated Seats
    • HID Headlights
    • Leather Seats
    • MP3 Compatibility
    • OnStar
    • Premium Sound
    • Speed Sensing Wipers
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Satellite Radio

    Advanced technology like this definitely gives a small glimpse into why this used 2013 Cadillac CTS-V is a classy vehicle, regardless of its model year. Looking for more than just style and comfort? Don’t worry, this CTS-V packs a mean 6.2L Supercharged V8 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission, so you’ll have no problem kicking things into high gear while you bask in luxury.

    Engine: 6.2L Supercharged V8
    Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
    Exterior: Crystal Red Tintcoat
    Interior: Ebony w/ Ebony Inserts w/ Leather Seating Surfaces

    If you’re looking for luxury and high performance, then this 2013 Cadillac CTS-V is the right vehicle for you! Stop by to fall in love with it, and consider taking it on a test drive. Otherwise, we also have plenty of other Used Vehicles at our Genesee County Area Dealership!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    2016 Chevrolet Silverado Updates to Help Drive Pickup Sales - 07/15/2015

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    DURAND, Mich.– Built with high strength steel and eye-popping design, there should be no doubt in your mind that the Chevrolet Silverado the highest performing truck of its segment, and Chevy takes measures to ensure the pickup stays on top.

    Since introducing an all-new Silverado 1500 in 2013, Chevy has been keen on updating its popular pickup each model year, and the results are staggering. Since 2013, Chevy pickup sales have skyrocketed by 14.6 percent through June 2015, and with pickup sales up by 32 percent for the current model year, Chevy is out to prove its trucks are the best with some astounding 2016 Chevrolet Silverado updates to help drive pickup sales.

    Much like the 2016 Camaro and the 2016 Impala, the 2016 Silverado will deliver design, performance and technology upgrades on a silver platter to Chevy customers, including:

    • A more robust, powerful looking design that moves away from the 2015 Silverado’s boxy look
    • Expanded use of the Silverado’s 8-speed transmission
    • Innovative safety technologies
    • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability

    Unfortunately, Chevy hasn’t released any further details about the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado updates to help drive pickup sales, but Chevy will debut the 2016 Silverado this fall and all will be revealed. In the meantime, if you’re looking for a New Chevy Truck, check out the 2015 Silverado, and if you need something smaller consider one of the New Chevy Cars at our Chevy dealer serving Clio, MI.

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, MI - 07/10/2015

    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, MI

    Used Chevrolet SUVs for Sale Durand, MI– When it comes to purchasing a used vehicle, we know you’re looking for a deal on the exact model you have in mind, which is why we cut the price for this 2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS with only 23,101 miles by 20 percent! Now, this SUV, which is perfect for a family or anyone who enjoys driving something bigger than a sedan, will only cost you $17,500!

    As a one-owner vehicle, we guarantee this 2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS has hardly any wear-and-tear, and when you get behind the wheel it will feel brand new. You’ll especially appreciate the impressive 22 miles per gallon it gets in the city and 32 mpg hwy. Alongside low miles and great mpg, this SUV also comes with an impressive array of features, like:


    • Audio Input Jack
    • Bluetooth
    • Deluxe Front Bucket Seats
    • Manual Climate Control
    • MP3 Compatibility
    • OnStar
    • Power Seats
    • Side Airbags
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio
    • Stability Control
    • Steering Wheel Controls

    As you can see, this 2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS is packed with modern technology that makes driving safer, more convenient and more relaxing, not to mention is has plenty of legroom and storage space– perfect for someone who frequently chauffeurs their family and friends, or takes long trips!

    Used SUVs for Sale Durand, MI
    Engine: 2.4L DOHC 4-Cylinder SIDI
    Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic w/ Overdrive
    Exterior: Ashen Gray Metallic
    Interior: Cloth Seat Trim

    If you want a used vehicle that feels new, and comes with plenty of modern features and space, this 2014 Chevrolet Equinox LS is the perfect SUV for you! Feel free to stop by and take it on a test drive, or take a look at the other Used SUVs and other Used Vehicles at our Chevy Dealer serving Corunna, MI!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429, Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    New Chevrolet Silverado Ads Poke Fun at the Aluminum Ford F-150 - 07/09/2015

    New Chevrolet Silverado Ads Poke Fun at the Aluminum Ford F-150
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    DURAND, Mich.– The American economy is ruled by competition, and the auto industry is one facet of the market that is chock full of it, which is why Ford shouldn’t get too upset as the new Chevrolet Silverado ads poke fun at the aluminum Ford F-150– it’s just an extension of their healthy rivalry!

    In all seriousness, Ford’s aluminum body idea sounds good in theory, but wouldn’t you feel safer driving a machine made of aluminum’s stronger older brother, Steel? If you think like us, you’d go with the 2015 Chevy Silverado made of steel over the 2015 Ford F-150 made of aluminum, and Chevy did a great job of representing the differences between these two designs through two hilarious ads that appeared online.

    The first ad shows real people in materials testing facility where they are asked to examine the durability of two cages, one made of steel and the other of aluminum. After briefly analyzing and comparing the strength of the cages to each other, a 700-pound grizzly bear is released into the facility and the participants are told they’d better pick a cage for protection. Can you guess which cage they chose before being shown a 2015 Chevy Silverado built with steel?


    The second ad is more lighthearted, but still gets to the core of the aluminum design issue. Chevy had a handful of comic book fanatics come out to give their opinions on a superhero named Almighty Aluminum Man that they created for a hypothetical movie. It’s a huge joke Chevy uses to allude to Ford’s aluminum truck design, and the comic book lovers don’t hold back their criticism of Almighty Aluminum Man’s weak aluminum design either.


    The new Chevrolet Silverado ads poke fun at the aluminum Ford F-150 not because Chevy wants to be the mean neighborhood bully, but because they want you to drive a durable, high strength steel vehicle that will keep you safe on the road. We feel the same way, and that’s why you can get non-aluminum vehicles like New Chevy Trucks and New Chevy Cars at our Clio Area Chevrolet Dealer! Of course, if you’re looking for something made of high strength steel, we feel obligated to mention the 2015 Chevy Silverado is the way to go!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429, Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!

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    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI - 07/07/2015

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    DURAND, Mich.– Michigan was recently voted the best state in America, and its abounding small towns that function as microcosms of culture definitely have something to do with it.

    If we were to hold another competition, this time to determine which of Michigan’s small towns rank the highest, you would be mistaken not to cast your vote for Owosso, located just 30 miles west of Flint. Keep reading to see why these top things to do in Owosso, MI make it on of the most cultivated small towns in the Mitten:

    Did you know Owosso was home to the famous adventure novelist James Oliver Curwood? Curwood was born and lived in Owosso, where he built Curwood Castle as a writing studio after attaining fame as an author. Steep yourself in history and visit the Curwood Castle Museum, institute after Curwood’s death in 1927 in Owosso, and open to the public year-round. Is this still not literary enough for you? Enjoy yourself at Owosso’s annual Curwood Festival in June that celebrates the author’s life and loyalty to his hometown.

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    Writers aren’t the only creative Owosso is known for producing. The famous American Impressionist painter Frederick Carl Frieske was also born and lived in Owosso before becoming an expatriate in France until his death in 1939 in Le Mesnil-sur-Blangy, Normandy, France. Frieske’s artistic influence the Owosso community cannot be understated, and had an invaluable impact on the formation of Shiawassee Arts Center, where you can purchase the Frieske’s and local artists’ paintings, take art classes and attend regular exhibitions.

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    Owosso has a history with writers and artists, but it also has a large community of musicians and performers. Bend your ear to the sweet melodies performed by local and regional musicians at the Don and Metta Mitchell Amphitheater, or be whisked away by the plot line of a play or musical performed by Owosso Community Players at the Shiawassee Center for the Performing Arts, a LEED Silver certified theater.

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    For such a small town, Owosso has played a major role in contributing culture to our state, but also in developing it. The railroad helped Michigan become the industrial power it is, and Owosso preserves that history at the Steam Railroading Institute. This local museum’s goal is to teach you all about steam-era railroad technology, and gives you firsthand experience by offering you a number of excursions to go on.

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    Despite their devotion to the arts and history, don’t assume that is all Owosso locals have to offer you on a visit to their town. These people also happen to be some serious speed freaks! Case in point, the Owosso Speedway, located just 6 miles west of Owosso on M-21. Every Saturday night from April to September, you can get your heart racing at the 3/8-mile short track by watching stock cars and open-wheel cars wiz by.

    Top Things To Do in Owosso, MI

    If you’re looking for an adventure of culture, history and speed among many other things like a thriving downtown and beautiful parks, these top things to do in Owosso, MI, are the place to start! How you’ll get there is another question. Before you head out, get your vehicle checked at our Service Center. If it’s time for a new vehicle check out the New Chevy Trucks and New Chevy Cars at our Owosso Area Chevrolet Dealer!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Story of the First Chevrolet Corvette - 07/01/2015

    Story of the First Chevrolet Corvette

    DURAND, Mich.­– America has quite an affinity for cars, and many of the country’s fanatics would agree that one particular American classic will never cease as a force to be reckoned with: the Chevrolet Corvette. In celebration of this monumental automobile that first rolled off the assembly line on June 30, 1953, we wanted to take a look at the story of the first Chevrolet Corvette.

    A Chevrolet plant in Flint, MI, first began assembling the two-seater 1953 Corvette on June 28, 1953, as one only 300 produced that year. Two days later the first production Corvette entered the automotive pool, and today we’re still seeing ripples from its impact.

    The idea for the Corvette emerged in 1951 after a General Motors designer named Harley J. Earl came up with the idea to produce an affordable American sports car that could compete with European monoliths such as MG, Jaguar and Ferrari.

    Chevrolet began the story of the first Chevrolet Corvette when they debuted a concept model in January of 1953 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, where the fiberglass-body, six-cylinder performer piqued the interest of everyone in attendance.

    Many wondered where the name “Corvette” originated. According to GM, the name drew influence from a “trim, fleet naval vessel that performed heroic escort and patrol duties during World War II.”

    Like its name, the first Corvette was one flashy son-of-an-automobile with its Polo White exterior and red interior, two-speed Powerglide automatic transmission, a wraparound windshield, whitewall tires and removable plastic curtains in lieu of windows.

    Unprecedented innovation also bolstered the 1953 Corvette as America’s new sports car, including features like a clock, cigarette lighter and red warning light that turned on when a driver applied the parking brake. While the 1953 Corvette only showed average speed performance, going from zero to 60 mph in 11 or 12 seconds, its unique style and features helped value it at $3,490.

    Story of the First Chevrolet Corvette

    Despite the Corvette's popularity today, it struggled to gain recognition from the automotive world during the first 2 years of its life. To the chagrin of GM and Chevrolet, the 1953 Corvette got some curious glances but failed to steal the hearts of American motorists.

    By 1954 when Chevrolet began mass production of the car at one of their plants in St. Louis, MO, the Corvette’s ho-hum start in the automotive world was still spiraling downward and GM considered abandoning production for good. That is, until a certain rival automotive manufacturer named Ford Motor Company introduced their two-seater Thunderbird.

    This competitive threat pushed GM to improve the Corvette. In 1955 they stuck a V-8 engine underneath the Corvette’s hood and never looked back. From then on the Corvette garnered the nickname “America’s sports car” and steadily became an American pop culture symbol continually referenced in media.

    The Corvette’s impressive history and its comeback story are an example of what it took for Chevrolet to become the automaker it is today. Chevy’s drive, passion and the guts to do what others haven’t are what make us proud to sell New Chevy Cars and New Chevy Trucks at our Flint Area Chevy Dealership. Stop in sometime and see for yourself! 

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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    Fourth of July Fireworks around Durand, MI - 06/30/2015

    Fourth of July Fireworks around Durand, MI

    DURAND, Mich.– In a few days Americans will celebrate their freedom with the country’s most patriotic holiday: Independence Day. The upcoming weekend will call for plenty of grilling, games and, of course, fireworks. If you’re looking for an explosive display to trump your usual end-of-the-driveway fountains and bottle rockets, we recommend checking out these Fourth of July fireworks around Durand, MI.

    July 3

    Frankenmuth Volksläufe Fireworks: At Heritage Park, located at 601 Weiss St. in Frankenmuth, MI, 48734. Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m.

    Whitmore Lake Fireworks: Over Whitmore Lake with viewing areas across from the Post Office and on the lake, located near Main St. in Green Oak Township, MI, 48189. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Williamston 4th of July Fireworks: At First Baptist Church, located at 3185 N. Williamston Rd. in Williamston, MI, 48895. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    July 4

    Clio Family Fun Day: At Clio City Park, located at 402 N. Mill St. in Clio, MI, 48420. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Corunna July 4th Celebration: At Hugh McCurdy Park, located at 421 Emma Dr. in Corunna, MI, 48817. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Fenton Annual Freedom Festival: At Silver Lake Park, located at 16000 Jennings Rd. in Fenton, MI, 48430. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Fowlerville Fireworks: At Fowlerville Fairgrounds/Community Park, located at N. Grand Ave. in Fowlerville, MI, 48836. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Gregory Parade and Fireworks: At Gregory softball diamond, located at 121 Main St. in Gregory, MI, 48137. Parade starts on M-106 at noon, and fireworks begin at dusk.

    Lansing 4th of July Fireworks: At Adado Riverfront Park, located at N. Grand Ave. in Lansing, MI, 48901. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

    Mason Fourth of July Celebration: Located at Ingham County Fairgrounds, located at 700 E. Ash St. in Mason, MI, 48854. Fireworks begin at dusk.

    Meridian Township 4th of July Celebration: At Central Park South, located at 5151 Marsh Rd. in Okemos, MI, 48864. Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m.

    Saginaw Area Fireworks: At Ojibway Island, located at 120 Ezra Rust Dr. in Saginaw, MI, 48605. Fireworks begin at 10:15 p.m.

    Some of these displays may be a drive, depending on where you live, but we took into consideration all of our customers and the surrounding counties they live in. Hopefully one of these Fourth of July fireworks around Durand, MI fits into your plans for the weekend. These displays are the capstone to a perfect Independence Day, especially from the bed of a New Chevy Truck or in a cozy New Chevy Car from our Genesee County Area Dealer!


    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!


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    2016 Chevy Camaro Goes Topless Next Spring - 06/24/2015

    2016 Chevy Camaro Goes Topless Next Spring

    DURAND, Mich.– If you weren’t wowed by last month's debut of the 2016 Chevy Camaro that will be manufactured in Lansing, MI, this should do the job. Prepare to battle against the wind when the 2016 Chevy Camaro goes topless next spring and you’re driving into the sunset.

    The topless 2016 Chevy Camaro will make owning a convertible a breeze thanks to its electro-hydraulic power roof system, designed in the fashion of the coupe’s sleek body. The convertible will have the most advanced top on the market, capable of:

    • Fully automatic operation with latches that automatically release and secure it
    • Opening and closing at speeds up to 30 mph
    • Remote opening with the key fob
    • Staying fashionable with a hard tonneau cover that deploys automatically to hide the top when it’s lowered and stowed

    “The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Chritensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement.”

    The 2016 Chevy Camaro goes topless next spring, but that doesn’t mean the convertible isn’t just as cozy inside as the coupe. On a cool day, keep it warm inside your convertible thanks to its multilayered roof capable keeping things comfortable and quiet inside.

    Don’t worry about the 2016 Camaro convertible falling below the standards of its coupe counterpart– the convertible has the same sleek, light design as the cope, with a reduction of 200 pounds from the former generation.

    There’s nothing we enjoy more than the few warm months we get in Michigan, and the 2016 Chevy Camaro convertible makes that even easier. We’re looking forward to stocking a few of these next spring, along with some of the other New Chevy Cars and New Chevy Trucks that we keep at our New Lothrup Area Chevy Dealership!

    Located at 9009 East Lansing Road Durand, MI 48429Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand is revolutionizing the car buying experience. We provide all the transparency and customer service you need, while simultaneously making your purchase experience fun! Learn more about Hank Graff Chevrolet Durand, or for any questions contact us at (989) 288-2657 or visit our website at www.GraffChevyDurand.com!



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