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    Visit Hank Graff Chevrolet Bay City for New Chevys and Used Cars, Chevy Auto Service, and Collision Repairs

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    Find New Roads at Graff Bay City

    When you visit Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, you’ll quickly realize we’re not your average run of the mill Chevy dealership – we’re trying to revolutionize the car buying experience!

    We are committed to our customer’s complete satisfaction; a commitment we achieve by providing exceptional customer service, a warm and friendly environment, a fantastic inventory of new Chevy vehicles and used vehicles, and so much more!

    Hank Graff Chevrolet takes care of you and your car or truck throughout your vehicle’s lifetime, and for the duration of your next vehicle’s life as well. We believe in making our customers into lifetime friends – so stop by Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City and let us give you a complete car buying experience that you’ll be happy with!

    Quick Chevy Oil Changes and Auto Service in Bay City, MI at the Hank Graff Chevrolet Service Center | Providing First-Rate Service from Start to Finish!

    At the Hank Graff Chevrolet Service Center, we understand that life can get busy and it may be difficult to find time to bring your vehicle in for routine maintenance and service. To help our customers when spare time is scarce, we’ve created Graff Xpress Service! This service allows for our customers to bring their car or truck in for a quick oil change and/or tire rotation that is not only speedy, but also extremely affordable.

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    We also offer the Graff Xpress Pit Stop in Bay City, a fantastic new option that gives your car the tune up it needs. The Graff Xpress Pit Stop includes a tire rotation, wash, vacuum, fluid top off and a battery check – everything you need to fine-tune that beautiful machine of yours! For more information on the Graff Xpress Service and Graff Xpress Pit Stop, feel free to browse our website or give Hank Graff Chevrolet a call at (989) 684-4411.

    Get a Graff Diagnosis Report - Our way of keeping our customers safe! Is your vehicle not running efficiently? Bring it into our Graff Bay City Service Center for a no obligation vehicle diagnosis. Schedule your appointment with our experts TODAY!

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    Get to Know Our Fearless Leader at Hank Graff Chevrolet, Lisa Rechsteiner

    Behind every successful business is a strong leader – at Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, ours is Lisa Rechsteiner. Lisa is a wonderful individual who not only works hard to see our Chevy dealership succeed, but also the Bay City community. She works diligently every day to make our Chevy dealership a great place to visit, and the community of Bay City a great place to live.

    Lisa is very passionate about helping the Great Lakes Bay Region and we are truly humbled by her efforts to make the world a better place. She divides her time between Just For Kids, the SVSU Athletic Advisory Board, Maier and Associates Advisory Board, the Great Women of the Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU Community Youth Days, and so much more! To read more about our Fearless Hank Graff Chevrolet Leader, click the link below or stop by our Bay City dealership and introduce yourself! You can also read more about the Hank Graff history by clicking the appropriate link below.

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    New or Used Cars, Chevy Auto Service, and Body Work in Bay City, MI at the Hank Graff Chevrolet Service and Collision Centers

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    Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City is the Chevy auto dealership of choice for customers across Michigan, simply because we know how to satisfy our customer’s automotive needs. When it comes time to service your car, truck, SUV or crossover, stop by our Hank Graff Chevrolet Service Center that is friendly, relaxed, and staffed by ASE Certified Technicians. This ensures that your vehicle will only be taken care of by the best technicians in Bay City and for a great, low price. If you’re looking for a new or used vehicle, you’ll enjoy browsing our vast inventory – all of which is available on our Bay City lot or online!

    Our new Chevy inventory in particular is well-stocked with popular models like the Chevrolet Avalanche, Chevrolet Camaro, Chevrolet Colorado, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Malibu, Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, Chevrolet Sonic, Chevrolet Spark, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, Chevrolet Traverse, and the Chevrolet Volt.

    If you don’t see what you want on our Bay City lot, rest assured that our well-connected team of professionals will find you the exact vehicle you want and have it brought to our Bay City Chevrolet dealership in no time. After all, your complete satisfaction is our end-goal!

    Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City is proud to be a part of the Bay Area, Mid-Michigan, and Tri-City Area community. Being the premier auto dealership in Mid-Michigan, we are proud to serve such communities as Bay City, Midland, Saginaw, Mount Pleasant, Essexville, Pinconning, Coleman, Sanford, Carrollton, Frankenmuth, St. Charles, Birch Run, Zilwaukee and more!

    To contact one of our friendly professionals, please feel free to call (989) 684-4411 or stop by Hank Graff Chevrolet located at 3636 Wilder Road in Bay City, MI – we look forward to serving you at our Chevrolet dealership soon!

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    Hank Graff Chevrolet in Bay City is proud to be a part of the Bay Area, Mid-Michigan, and Tri-City Area community. Being the premier auto dealership in Mid-Michigan, we are proud to serve such communities as Bay City, Midland, Saginaw, Mount Pleasant, Essexville, Pinconning, Coleman, Sanford, Carrollton, Frankenmuth, St. Charles, Birch Run, Zilwaukee and more! To contact one of our friendly professionals, please feel free to call (989) 684-4411 or stop by our dealership located at 3636 Wilder Road in Bay City, MI – we look forward to serving you at our dealership soon!

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    Fun Spring Activities - 03/22/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Spring has sprung! It may not quite feel like it just yet, but warmer weather and greener trees are on their way! After the long Michigan winter, we're ready for some sunny skies and colorful flowers. We've put together a list of fun spring activities to get you in the mood for new season!


    Plant Something


    Fun Spring Activities

    When the weather finally cooperates, get your green thumb ready and plant some flowers! You could also try your hand at starting your own herb garden, or just pull up the weeds around your house!

    Ride Your Bike


    Fun Spring Activities

    Pull your old bikes out of the garage and dust them off! The nicer weather is a great opportunity to get outside.

    Eat Outside



    Fun Spring Activities

    You can do this at home, or try your favorite restaurant once they open up their patio! Dining al fresco is always a nice way to enjoy the warmer weather.

    Play With Sidewalk Chalk


    Fun Spring Activities

    You don't have to have kids to enjoy drawing with sidewalk chalk! Pick up a bucket at the store and decorate your driveway with flowers and rainbows!

    Visit the Farmers Market


    Fun Spring Activities

    One of the best things about spring is the re-opening of farmers markets! Once the produce is ready, head out to a fresh air market in your area.

    Go to a Sporting Event


    Fun Spring Activities

    We couldn't forget to mention that spring also means opening day of baseball! Plenty of other sports kickoff in the spring as well, so get outside and watch a game!

    Since spring has finally arrived, we'd like to welcome it by ushering in some warmer weather and giving you a few ways to appreciate the change of season! We hope you get a chance to try all of these fun spring activities! Don't forget to take good care of your car as the spring weather rolls around! You can use our spring car care pages to help you with your spring vehicle cleaning! 

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Traverse Brochure - 03/20/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., –  Are you ready to dive into the world of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse from Graff Bay City? Download the PDF brochure to learn all about this crossover vehicle before you decide to buy!



    When you download your copy of the 2017 Chevrolet Traverse brochure, you will have access to tons of vehicle photos, details, performance specifications, and more! Learn all about what this vehicle has to offer you from the comfort of your home!

    In addition to vehicle details and features, the 2017 Chevy Traverse brochure has information about the different trim levels available for purchase. This way you can explore the various models to find out which one suits your needs! Read your downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Traverse brochure today!

    We want to make sure you're making the right vehicle choice for you! Stop by Graff Bay City to take a 2017 Chevrolet Traverse for a test drive before you make your final decision! Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe Brochure - 03/20/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Take a look at the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe brochure download to see why this full-size SUV is turning heads! Graff Chevrolet Bay City is happy to provide this comprehensive resource to our guests!



    Get your 2017 Chevy Tahoe brochure download to view vehicle features and photos. You can also see vehicle performance specifications, technology features, and much more! Learn about the 2017 Chevy Tahoe with just the click of a button!

    As well as vehicle specifications and features, you will also have access to information about all of the available trim levels of the 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe when you download the brochure. Find out which model will be best suited for your lifestyle when you view the downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe brochure.

    We want to make sure you're making the right vehicle choice for you! Stop by Graff Bay City to take a 2017 Chevrolet Tahoe for a test drive before you make your final decision! Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Impala Brochure - 03/15/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Get ready to be blown away when you read the downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Impala brochure from Graff Bay City! See all the details and features of Chevy's full-size sedan!


    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Impala Brochure

    Start your vehicle research process by looking through the complete 2017 Chevy Impala brochure. You can see vehicle photos, features, specifications, trim levels, and more! Get your buying process started by downloading the 2017 Chevrolet Impala brochure!

    View the various trim levels of the 2017 Chevrolet Impala so you can find the model that perfectly fits your lifestyle! No matter what you're looking for, the downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Impala brochure has all the information you need to make an informed buying decision!

    We want to make sure you're making the right vehicle choice for you! Stop by Graff Bay City to take a 2017 Chevy Impala for a test drive before you make your final decision! Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Brochure - 03/15/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Imagine the possibilities when you read the downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Brochure! See vehicle photos, specifications, trim levels, vehicle features, and more of Chevy's popular small sedan!


    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Brochure

    Get your vehicle leasing or buying process started by taking a look at the comprehensive 2017 Chevrolet Cruze brochure from Graff Bay City. This electronic PDF brochure is a great resource when trying to choose a new vehicle! Get all the details you need by downloading the 2017 Chevy Cruze brochure!

    The 2017 Chevy Cruze is available in multiple trim levels to fit a diverse range of driver needs! No matter which model you're most interested in, you can get all the information you need to know when you read your downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Cruze brochure!

    We want to make sure you're making the right vehicle choice for you! Stop by Graff Bay City to take a 2017 Chevy Cruze for a test drive before you make your final decision! Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Equinox Brochure - 03/10/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Explore what's new with Chevy's capable mid-size crossover when you download the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox electronic brochure! Learn everything there is to know about the 2017 Equinox and its new features and various trim levels including L, LS, LT, and Premier. We think you'll find that the Equinox is the perfect stylish ride but with the space and cargo ability to accommodate your lifestyle.

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    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Equinox Brochure


    In addition to its updated design, versatility, spacious interior, and modern convenient features the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox was also named the Most Dependable Compact SUV by J.D. Power and Associates. This crossover SUV gets 21 city/31 hwy mpg and is an ideal choice for the family car, that will still turn heads.


    Downloadable 2017 Chevrolet Equinox Brochure

    There's a lot to learn about the 2017 Chevrolet Equinox by downloading its electronic brochure from our website. Take an in-depth look at its fuel economy, engine specs, and stylish exterior. The 2017 Equinox is the all-in-one vehicle to meet all of your driving needs. Download the brochure today!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City - 03/02/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., - Graff Chevrolet Bay City is involved in some exciting events in the coming months! We love showing our support for Bay City and the surrounding communities! There are always tons of ways to get involved and make our homes a better place! Check out the ways Graff Bay City is getting involved and how you can participate!

    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City:

    Canines, Cats & Cocktails Spring Fling in support of the Humane Society of Bay County


    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City

    When: March 25th, 2017
    Where: Lumber Barons Brewery 804 East Midland Street, Bay City, MI 48706
    Join Graff Bay City as we show our support for the Humane Society of Bay County at this fun event! There will be entertainment, appetizers and drinks, a silent auction, and live auctions all evening! Learn more and buy tickets here.

    Graff Gives Back: My Team Triumph

    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City

    When: All month long! Now through March 31st
    Where: Graff Chevrolet Bay City
    All month, when you purchase a vehicle from Graff Bay City, $10 will be donated to My Team Triumph. Additionally, every vehicle service transaction will also donate $0.25. My Team Triumph is a ride-along program that allows people with disabilities to participate in athletic endurance events. Learn more here. Or visit the My Team Triumph website here.

    Bay-Arenac Personally Cares Drive

    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City

    When: April 3rd-April 9th, 2017
    Where: Graff Chevrolet Bay City, or a number of other drop-off locations
    The Bay-Arenac Personally Cares Drive will benefit the Bay Area Women's Center, Salvation Army, Can Council Great Lake Bay Region, and the Bay-Arenac Diaper Bank. Bring any of the personal care items listed above to a drop-off location to support these community organizations.

    Just For Kids Raffle

    Upcoming Community Events with Graff Bay City

    When: October 19th, 2017 & October 26, 2017
    Where: Maier & Associates, 5982 West Side Saginaw Rd, Bay City & Apple Mountain, Freeland 
    This year, the Just for Kids Raffle winner can take home a new Camaro, Silverado, or $30,000 cash! The proceeds benefit Just For Kids Maier & Associates Charitable Foundation. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Graff Bay City, Maier & Associates, Thumb National Bank & Trust Co. and Runners Athletic Company! The first drawing to determine the top 10 winners will take place on October 19th, and the grand prize drawing will take place on October 26th.

    We hope you'll take some time out of your busy schedule to participate in these upcoming community events with Graff Bay City! We look forward to seeing you soon! 

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    6 Slow Cooker Recipes to Make Your Life Easier - 02/27/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – We have officially entered that strange time of winter in Michigan, where it's not quite harsh and cold but not yet wet and spring-like. Spring sports might be starting back up and your daily schedule might be a little out of whack. We've gathered 6 slow cooker recipes to make your life easier! These Recipes would be great on their own or put together for a multi-course meal. However you decide to enjoy these tasty recipes, we hope they make your busy schedule a little less hectic when you throw the ingredients in the crock pot and continue on your way!

    15 Bean Salsa



    Cauliflower Broccoli Soup



    Buffalo Chicken Rice Casserole



    Gnocci Pepper Jack Mac and Cheese



    Cheesy Creamed Corn



    Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler



    Whether you're searching for a quick and simple meal, or just an accompaniment or dessert, we hope these 6 slow cooker recipes make your life easier! For even more tasty recipe ideas, follow us on Pinterest where we share our favorite snacks, meals, desserts, and more! 

    At Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, we want to make your life simpler at home and out on the road. Be sure to stay up to date on all of your vehicle maintenance by checking out our routine maintenance and seasonal maintenance pages. You should also take a look at our latest Protect Your Investment page to learn how to keep your vehicle investment safe! 

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Download the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Brochure from Graff Bay City - 02/24/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – Download the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu electronic brochure to discover what's new with Chevy's sleek compact sedan. Explore the various trim levels, including L, 1FL, LS, and Premier, and all the new features which make the 2017 Malibu the most versatile compact sedan that can meet all of your lifestyle needs. Download the brochure today!

    Download the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Brochure from Graff Bay City


    Download the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Brochure from Graff Bay City

    The 2017 Chevrolet Malibu is an exceptionally safe car thanks to its improved safety features and elements. The 2017 Malibu even earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2017 Top Safety Pick ranking to compliment its refined interior, exceptional comfort, and advanced technology suite. The Malibu offers everything you could want in a sleek and head-turning compact sedan, all while getting an EPA-estimated 27 city/36 highway mpg.

    Download the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu Brochure from Graff Bay City

    Discover everything there is to know about the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu by downloading its electronic brochure from our website. Learn about its impressive fuel economy, engine specs, and get a closer look at its stylish exterior. The 2017 Malibu is the ideal sedan to meet all your lifestyle and everyday driving needs. Download the brochure today and stop by our dealership for a test drive!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    2017 Cruze Diesel Offers Impressive Fuel Efficiency - 02/22/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – The new Chevy Cruze is here and it's a little different than you might expect. The 2017 Cruze runs on diesel and offers impressive fuel efficiency! It's now the highest EPA-estimated highway mileage aside from hybrid and EV vehicles. The Cruze diesel gets a whopping 52 mpg on the highway and can go 702 highway miles on one tank of fuel! If that's not impressive, we don't know what is!

    2017 Cruze Diesel Offers Impressive Fuel Efficiency

    The 2017 Cruze diesel sedan sports tons of awesome features that add to its fuel efficiency and impressive specs. Features include:

    • Available six-speed manual transmission
    • 1.6-liter inline four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, offering 137 horsepower and 240-lbft of torque
    • Optional Hydra-Matic nine-speed automatic transmission with stop/start technology
    • Available Apple CarPlay
    • Available Android Auto
    • Available OnStart wit 4G LTE connectivity


    As well as the 2017 Cruze diesel sedan offering impressive fuel efficiency, the Cruze diesel hatchback will be making an appearance in the 2018 model year! Be on the lookout for innovative Chevrolet vehicles always coming your way! If you're not interested in driving a diesel fueled vehicle, check out our inventory of standard Cruze sedan or hatchback models! Start shopping online
    today with Graff Chevrolet Bay City!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Faces of Graff Chevrolet Bay City - 02/15/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich., – We're excited to introduce to you, the many faces of Graff Chevrolet Bay City! Our staff is one big family, and we couldn't do what we do without each and every one of our employees. At Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, we employ a diverse group of people who are dedicated not only to our team, but to our community as well. We believe this plays a big part in the service we provide to our customers in all of our unique departments in the dealership.

    The stigma of a car dealership remains negative and intimidating, but we want to change that! In making that happen, it's important you get to know us as team members and individuals all working towards the same goal of providing exemplary and personalized auto service. Whether you're buying a used car, leasing a brand new car, having your vehicle serviced, or looking for warranties to protect your investment, we're here to help!

    View our Faces of Graff Chevrolet Bay City video below to see and learn about key members of our team that you might run into at our dealership!


    We have a lot of different teams and departments here at Graff Bay City, but each one is unique and important to what we do. Keep an eye out on our social media outlets such as Facebook and YouTube as we introduce the individual teams and staff members through our Faces of Graff videos. This will help you get to know our staff members and learn a little about who they are outside of work, as well as what motivates them to come to work each day! Our departments include:
    • The Tech Center
    • Used Car Department
    • New Car Sales
    • New Car Management
    • Sales and Business
    • Service Department
    • Service Operations
    We hope you enjoy learning about what makes Graff Chevrolet Bay City different than your average car dealership. We're proud of the diversity of experience our team has and we're so excited to share our cherished employees with all of you! 

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    What's New with Chevrolet? - February 2017 - 02/13/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. ––Chevrolet has continued to embolden its brand after a strong showing at the North American International Auto Show in January. The bowtie brand has recently debuted a new vehicle series at the Chicago auto show and had its electric automotive marvel win yet another prestigious award among other things. Chevy shows no signs of slowing down in 2017 and will continue to innovate and make strides in the industry. Read on to learn more about what’s new with Chevrolet!

    2017 Chevrolet Bolt wins Motorweek Driver's Choice Award - Best Car of the Year

    The Chevrolet Bolt continues its winning ways after taking home the Best Car of the Year award from Motorweek recently. The 2017 Bolt EV was also named the 2017 North American Car of the Year, 2017 Motor Trend® Car of the Year, 2017 Green Car Journal Green Car of the Year, and was listed among Car and Driver's 2017 10Best Cars list.



    Chevrolet Debuts Redline Special Edition Series

    Chevrolet premiered the Redline special edition series at the Chicago Auto Show recently. The Redline series is the broadest cross-portfolio special edition ever offered by the brand. All Redline vehicles are equipped with black wheels featuring distinct red hash marks, black nameplates with a red outline, blacked-out grilles, and black Chevrolet bowtie logos. Additionally, each vehicle also has other specialized design elements.

    The Chevrolet Redline series spans across nine vehicles in the car, truck and crossover segments including:
    • Cruze LT (sedan and hatchback)
    • Camaro LT/SS (coupe and convertible)
    • Colorado LT
    • Equinox LT
    • Malibu LT
    • Trax LT
    • Traverse Premier
    • Silverado Double Cab LT Z71, Crew Cab LTZ Z71


    Chevrolet Owners Consumed 4,220 Terabytes of Data in 2016

    Chevrolet owners in the U.S. love to use their data! Last year, they used an incredible 4,220,684 gigabytes (or 4,220 terabytes) of data in 2016. This comes as an increase of nearly 200 percent of 2015's usage. Tahoe and Suburban owners deserve the lion share of the "blame", accounting for the largest increase in usage, using three-and-a-half times more data than a year ago.



    Chevrolet Announces 2017 Colorado ZR2 Pricing

    The high-performance, off-road ZR2 trim level will launch this spring for the 2017 model year with a starting price of $40,995 MSRP. Fans of the brand and auto enthusiasts alike have been excited about this new midsize pickup since its preview at SEMA 2016.


    You're all caught up with what's new with Chevrolet in 2017, but the Detroit automotive brand will likely still be making waves as the year continues! Additionally, your safety is important to us and with winter weather and road conditions adversely affecting your vehicle, we highly recommend completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas - 02/10/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– Valentine's Day is almost here! A day to celebrate how much you care for your loved ones and family. You've probably started brainstorming ideas of what to give that special someone in your life, a nice gift to express how much you care for them. In year's past you've gotten them jewelry or cologne, but this year you want to do something thoughtful and new! We've got nine fun and creative Valentines Day gift ideas for you to use to make this Valentine's Day a memorable one!

     9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas

    Flowers & Chocolate

    You may think this is too obvious of a choice to include but you'd be wrong. Guys, if you’re reading this, when she says “Let’s not do anything big for valentines day this year”, this does not mean you don't still have to get her flowers and chocolate. Flowers and chocolate are the minimum.

    Make Dinner

    Making dinner is always a great way to show someone you care about them. Try this dinner and dessert combo of chicken parm and chocolate lava cakes. We guarantee it will make you and your Valentine's taste buds happy!

    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas


    Handwritten Letter

    In the age of technology, text messages, and 140 character tweets, take the time to hand write your loved one a letter about all the reasons you care for them. They’ll appreciate the sentiment.

    Garden Seeds

    Let love grow! Seeds to plant a garden come springtime are the gift that will keep on giving. First, you’ll spend time planting and tending to the seeds, and then you can make delicious meals with the vegetables or fruits that you’ve grown!

    Animal Print Art

    Thanks to our friends at the Children's Zoo at Celebration Square in Saginaw, you can now order priceless pieces of art hand, hoof, and flipper painted by the most adorable artists ever, the animals!

    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas

    A Succulent Plant

    A perfect little piece of nature to brighten up your loved one’s work desk. Plus, they don’t require a green thumb to keep alive thankfully. You can find planted succulents at most grocery stores in the flowers/plants section.

    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas

    Take A Trip

    Visit a sleepy up north town on Lake Michigan like Charlevoix or Petoskey, or take a trip to a museum like Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum or the Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. Shaking things up and changing your surroundings can be healthy for a relationship and feel like a mini vacation!

    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas


    See a Show/Play

    See what's playing at the Midland Center for the Arts, the Wharton Center at MSU, or at one of the many theaters in Detroit. There's a showing of fan favorite, Pilobolus: Shadowland in Midland on February 18th that would be a perfect excuse for a night on the town.

    9 Fun and Creative Valentines Day Gift Ideas

    Give a Book/Audio Book Membership

    Books are never the wrong gift to give! Your Valentine will love the fact that you took the time to find a story for them to enjoy. Consult the New York Times Best Sellers list for ideas or if your Valentine is on the go a lot, consider getting them an audio book subscription so they can listen in their car!

    So make your loved one's holiday special and memorable by getting them one or more of these nine fun and creative Valentines Day gift ideas! Also, please stay safe by preparing your vehicle for the cold weather and icy winter roads this season. We highly recommend completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Graff Gives Back to the Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America - 02/07/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– This February, Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, Michigan, will be donating to the Boy Scouts of America. Specifically, the money raised will benefit the Michigan Crossroads Council, an organization combined of the nine Boy Scouts of America councils in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The Boy Scouts of America is one of the nation's largest and most prominent values-based youth development organizations for young people that build character, promote citizenship, and develop personal fitness. At Graff Bay City, we're dedicated to supporting local charities and organizations that make a difference in our community. Please join us in raising money as Graff Gives Back to the Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America!

    Graff Gives Back to the Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America

    Graff Bay City will be supporting the Michigan Crossroads Council of the Boy Scouts of America by donating $10 from every vehicle sale and $0.25 from every vehicle service transaction. Proceeds from oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacements, and any other auto service needs you have will now benefit the boy scouts in our region as they learn life skills, experience the great outdoors, and develop a pride in civic duty with their troop. So schedule an appointment online today for your auto service needs and save yourself from having to wait in line. Our experienced and friendly sales staff can also help you find the perfect car to meet your needs and budget in 2017. Browse our inventory today to see what you could be driving!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress - 02/02/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– Not sure what dish you're going to bring to pass at your Super Bowl party this weekend? Well, you're in luck as we've compiled a list of 10 Super Bowl recipes guaranteed to impress everyone in attendance. So read on to find the perfect recipe to bring, and enjoy all the football and commercials on game day!

    Cowboy Caviar

    This new recipe is quickly becoming a favorite of ours! It's fresh, light, and packed with flavor. Plus, it's very easy to make and looks beautiful!

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress


    Taco Crescent Ring

    A delicious and savory treat that's perfect for kids as well as adults! Perhaps the most underrated and under-appreciated football snack ever.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Jalapeno Poppers

    These poppers are so good they're bound to make you miss that big play or awesome commercial because you just had to get up off the couch and go back for seconds.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Guacamole

    Everyone loves guac! This particular recipe, however, will be the best you've ever had! When someone else inevitably brings another bowl of guacamole to the party, yours will be empty first. Trust us.

    Quick tip, put the leftover avocado pits (maybe just two) into the dip while its refrigerating, waiting for the party, to keep it fresh and green!

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Chicken Enchilada Roll Ups

    Yummy, cheesy, with an enchilada taste! Enjoy these little pinwheels that will also add a bit more substance to your plate.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Buffalo Chicken Dip

    It's hard to top guac as our favorite dip, but this recipe comes close. The bite of hot sauce and bleu cheese mixed with the savory taste of chicken and cream cheese make for an out-of-this-world dish!

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Spinach & Artichoke Dip

    This recipe replicates the beloved taste of restaurant style spinach and artichoke dip. Likely to be the favorite dip of the ladies at your party!

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Baby Bloomin' Onions

    If you bring these cute lil' onions to your Super Bowl party, they're guaranteed to be everyone's favorite appetizer. Get all the flavor of a true Bloomin' Onion in a bite-size snack with a lot less mess.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Caramel Churro Chex Mix

    Switch it up from recipes that are salty and savory to a sweet treat! This delicious, cinnamon delight is perfect for grazing on.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    Peanut Butter Cup Dip

    To finish up the list, we thought we'd include a dessert-type snack that will have everyone wanting more. You'll hear "No way!" and "I can't wait to try it!" when you walk in the door holding this dish.

    10 Super Bowl Recipes Guaranteed to Impress

    So enjoy the football, friends, and these Super Bowl recipes guaranteed to impress courtesy of Graff Bay City this Sunday. Also, please be safe when you're driving to and from your party, the winter weather can really take a toll on your vehicle and put your safety in jeopardy. So, we highly recommend you help prepare your vehicle for the cold weather and icy winter roads by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Win Big in the #BayCityBatman Contest - 01/30/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– In anticipation of the premiere of The LEGO® Batman Movie on February 10th, Graff Bay City will be hosting the #BayCityBatman contest on Facebook! You can enter to win awesome prizes like tickets to go see the movie or LEGO® Batman toy sets. So help us keep the streets of Gotham clean from those pesky villains by entering the #BayCityBatman contest!

    Win Big in the #BayCityBatman Contest


    To enter the contest, post a photo or video of your child dressed as Batman or doing their best Batman impression. You can dress up, or not, recite your favorite line from one of his movies or just his famous catchphrase, "I'm Batman!" Get creative, anything Batman related will qualify.

    There are two ways to post to enter to win:
    GRAND PRIZE:
    • 1 LEGO® Batmobile set
    • 1 LEGO® Jokermobile set
    • 1 LEGO® Mr. Freezemobile set
    Additional prizes:
    • 7 sets of movie tickets to the new LEGO® Batman Movie
    • 2 LEGO® Batmobile sets
    The winners of the #BayCityBatman contest will be chosen at random on February 10th. So get out there and start posting! We can't wait to see your creative and fun take on the caped crusader in your photos and videos! We'll also do our best to share them on our Facebook page so they can be enjoyed by all. Enter the #BayCityBatman contest to win big and celebrate the dark knight's newest movie!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Auto Service and Repair Financing Programs at Graff Bay City - 01/30/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– You should never knowingly put off vehicle repairs, service, or maintenance. But we understand that sometimes it's not a question of wanting to, but being able to. At Graff Chevrolet Bay City, we offer automotive service and repair financing solutions that allow you to take your time repaying your service bill. So if you're in need of vehicle maintenance, we encourage you to learn more about our financing programs and speak with someone on our staff about your options as we would love to help you get the service you need.

    Auto Service and Repair Financing Programs at Graff Bay City


    At Graff Bay City, we partner with Confident Financial Solutions to provide our customers with financing options for car repairs and automotive maintenance. You can apply for Confident Financial Solutions' easy financing programs at our dealership or online on our website. Depending on how much of your auto repair you want to finance, you can choose from loans that vary from $350-$7,500 over 12-36 month terms. You can also enjoy 60-days interest-free. Don’t hesitate to give our team a call with any questions you may have regarding our Auto Repair Finance Program at (989) 684-4411. You’ll receive a credit decision in less than ten minutes after filling out our form online or in person. At Graff Bay City, we want to help get you back on the road with our auto repair financing programs!

    Hank Graff Chevy
    is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Chevrolet North American International Auto Show Recap - 01/23/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. ––  The 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) recently came to a close, and not many other automotive brands had as successful a showing as Chevrolet. Over the course of two weeks in downtown Detroit, the auto brand took home the top award of the show, had two major vehicle unveilings (albeit one was fictional), and showcased a number of their new 2017 models. Chevy's showcase was worth the price of admission alone at NAIAS this year.

    Chevrolet North American International Auto Show Recap

    2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Named North American Car of the Year

    Chevrolet has now won the North American Car of the Year or Truck of the Year award for fourth time in four years thanks to the 2017 Bolt EV. The streak of success began in 2014 with the Corvette Stingray and Silverado taking the Car and Truck awards respectively and continued with the Colorado’s win in 2015. The Bolt EV is Chevy's electric automotive marvel with an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a full charge providing the average American driver more than five times the mileage of their daily commute on a single charge. The 2017 Bolt EV was also named Motor Trend® Car of the Year, Green Car Journal Green Car of the Year, and was listed among Car and Driver's 2017 10Best Cars list. The Bolt EV was rolled out into California and Oregon markets in December of 2016 and will be available at certified dealerships across the U.S. in mid-2017.

    Chevrolet North American International Auto Show Recap

    2018 Chevrolet Traverse Unveiled

    The unveiling of the completely redesigned 2018 Traverse revealed that midsize SUV has a lot for motorists to be excited about. With a new bold and refined exterior, and improved safety features and technologies to help keep passengers safe, comfortable and connected the new 2018 Chevy Traverse is the ultimate family vehicle. The interior boasts the new split-folding second-row seat, improved third-row legroom which is expected to be the most spacious in the segment at 33.7 inches (856 mm) as well including maximum cargo room. Chevrolet’s latest connectivity technologies will be available and include 7- and 8-inch-diagonal MyLink infotainment systems designed to support Android and Auto Apple CarPlay, as well as an available OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Passengers will have also have access to USB charging ports in all three seating rows of the vehicle.

    The Traverse is powered by a 3.6L V-6 engine and will get a GM-estimated 25 mpg highway as well as an estimated 5,000-pound (2,268 kg) trailering capacity when properly equipped.

    Chevrolet North American International Auto Show Recap

    Lego Batmobile From Chevy Revealed

    Chevrolet and Lego unveiled the life-size Lego Batmobile, measuring 17 feet long and made of 344,187 Lego bricks, at NAIAS to the excitement of all in attendance. Chevy has partnered with Lego to promote "The Lego Batman Movie" which premieres on February 10th. In addition to the life-size Batmobile, Chevrolet also debuted its newest commercial in their "Real People, Not Actors" campaign which features a focus group of Lego minifigure people discuss what kind of person would drive the Batmobile, much to Batman's chagrin, and teased the unveiling of the caped crusader's ride by projecting The Bat Signal on the brand's Renaissance Center headquarters.

    Chevrolet North American International Auto Show Recap

    Chevrolet's impressive and noteworthy showing at the North American International Auto Show was a great way to kick off 2017. Auto enthusiasts and common car buyers alike have a lot to look forward from the auto brand, with the 2017 Bolt EV, 2018 Traverse, and other future models which were showcased at NAIAS. The future is definitely bright at Chevy. Additionally, at Graff Chevrolet Bay City, your safety out on the road is our highest priority so we strongly encourage you to make sure your vehicle is prepared for the cold weather and icy winter roads by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter - 01/19/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– It's easy to start slacking on staying healthy during the winter months. With the sun setting early and the cold weather keeping you inside more, you're bound to be less active and eating more unhealthy meals. Lucky for you, we've compiled a list of 10 healthy dinner recipes to help keep you fit, trim, and satisfied. Also, to bribe you into we included one not-so-healthy recipe at the end of the list. So enjoy these yummy, healthy recipes!

    Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    This recipe is super simple to prepare, fun to eat, and extremely flavorful. Bound to become one of your staple dishes, and will leave you feeling fit!

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Buffalo-Blue Cheese Chicken Burgers

    An uber-tasty recipe that your kids will love! Substitute whole wheat buns for a healthier source of carbs, and try oven-roasted sweet potatoes as a perfect french-fry substitute.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Grilled Fish Tacos

    Taco Tuesday can live on! Light, yummy fish tacos with powerful flavor will become a family favorite.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Lemon Pepper Chicken

    For not having many spices or ingredients this recipe packs a punch of flavor! Serve over long grain brown rice with a side of veggies.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Butternut Squash Risotto

    Our undisputed favorite recipe on this list. Add some chicken for protein and this savory dish will leave you dreaming of taking another bite once your plate is clean.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Turkey Meatloaf

    Enjoy all the heartiness of regular meatloaf by substituting turkey into your recipe. We would argue it's even better than the traditional recipe!

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili


    A perfect warm recipe for cold winter days. This chili is so delicious you won't even realize there's no meat in it!


    Turkey Stuffed Peppers

    Another simple recipe for when you're in a weekday rush to get dinner done. They're as tasty as they are fun to eat!

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Chicken Tikka Masala

    Quickly becoming one of our favorite recipes. This easy recipe is a great change-up from the flavor rut you may be stuck in this winter. Serve over long grain brown rice.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Teriyaki Salmon with Zucchini

    For salmon fans, this recipe cannot be passed up. Another simple recipe, but one that feels like you're being treated to fine dining!

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    Super Creamy Mac and Cheese

    We are not using the word "super" lightly here. This mac and cheese recipe is the creamiest, cheesiest version you may ever have. Also, and you didn't hear this from us, but it tastes extra amazing if you add crumbled up bacon to it. We recommend going for a run once you wake up from your nap after eating it though.

    10 Healthy Dinner Recipes And One Indulgent Dish For Winter

    We encourage you try out the 10 healthy dinner recipes that will help keep you feeling fit this winter, but won't fault you if you just focus on the mac and cheese instead. If you'd like to see more recipes, visit our Pinterest page. Be warned though, we can't vouch for all of our pins as non-indulgent! Also, make sure you're prepared for the drive in the cold weather and icy winter roads by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Winter Car Care & Vehicle Maintenance Tips at Graff Bay City - 01/11/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– At Graff Bay City, we understand that buying or leasing a vehicle is a big investment, and it’s important to keep that investment in tip-top shape. With winter in full swing now, there are many damaging elements that can impact the condition of your vehicle like road salt, snow, and frigid temperatures. There is also your safety to consider! What happens if your car breaks down, or won't start, exposing you to the elements? What if you slide on the icy roads into a dangerous position?  If you haven’t yet taken any precautions to prepare your vehicle for the winter season, it’s time for some proper winter vehicle maintenance! On our website, our service section covers winter car care tips and vehicle maintenance at Graff Bay City. These best practices will help you keep your car running better and longer for seasons to come! 

    Winter Car Care & Vehicle Maintenance Tips at Graff Bay City


    On our new Winter Car Care Page, you’ll find tips on –
    • Tires: Find out why it’s important to understand the value winter tires offer. Winter tires are designed to handle winter roads specifically, and with the roads being slushy and icy, the thicker treads will help keep you from sliding around. Click the link to learn more about winter tires.
    • Batteries: In general, car batteries normally last around two to three years. However, freezing temperatures can be hard on your battery life and make it more difficult to start your engine in the morning after a cold night. So, it’s crucial to be aware of your vehicle's battery life and replace it when necessary. Learn more about your car battery by clicking the link.
    • Brakes: Your vehicle's brakes keep you safe through every season, but during the winter they are especially important. In winter weather it can take your vehicle a longer distance to break on snow and ice, so making sure your brakes work properly is key. You don't want to be the car that slides through an intersection or into a ditch. Follow the link to read more about your brakes.
    • Oil Changes: Your engine’s performance depends on regular oil changes, and when your oil is changed on a regular basis, you help extend the life of your vehicle. In the winter, it’s particularly important to keep up with oil changes because the frigid temperatures can have a negative effect on the oil, making it less effective at keeping your engine components from overheating and warping. For a list of signs your vehicle needs an oil change, follow the link.
    • Wiper Blades: You need a clear view to drive in any season, but your vehicle's wiper blades become especially important in the winter due to debris from snow, salt, and ice. Harsh winter conditions can wear on your wiper blades, so click the link to find out how to know if you need to replace your wiper blades.

    Winter weather and the driving conditions it creates can take a serious toll on your car if you’re not properly prepared. To ensure that your vehicle will keep you safe and sound all season long, visit our Graff Bay City winter car care and vehicle maintenance pages for more information. Each page will provide you with the best winter car care tips for your tires, battery, brakes, oil changes, and wiper blades. If you’d like to schedule a service appointment for help on any of these topics, you can do that too. We’re always ready to help you at Graff Bay City.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    7 Things to Do Around Michigan This Winter - 01/10/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– It's easy to get down in the dumps during the early months of the year when the sun sets around 5pm as you're driving home from work and freezing cold temperatures make you want to stay inside hiding under a mountain of blankets. However, there are ways to enjoy yourself this season while you're waiting for Summer to come (because we all know Spring doesn't really exist in the mitten state). Experience and enjoy these seven things to do around Michigan this winter.


    7 Things to Do Around Michigan This Winter


    North American International Auto Show

    January 14th-22nd - Detroit, MI
    The North American International Auto Show or 'Detroit Auto Show' as most Michiganders call it is the ultimate gear-head experience. Walk around the enormous show rooms at the COBO Center in downtown Detroit to see what your favorite foreign or domestic car brands are unveiling.

    Traverse City Chili Cook-Off

    January 14th - Traverse City, MI
    Enjoy local restaurants competing in chili categories such as 1 Alarm, 2 Alarm, 3 Alarm, White, Vegetarian, Ethnic, and Seafood. Attendees vote for their favorite in each category and their overall favorite for the People's Choice Award. 

    Meridian Winter Blast

    January 20th-22nd - Detroit, MI
    This event really is a blast! Located in and around the beautiful Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit, this event has a unique combination of hip and fun winter events that including ice skating, zip-lining, the Meridian Winter Slide, marshmallow roasting as well as live music and a food truck rally.

    Wild Winter Weekends at the Detroit Zoo

    January 21st, February 4th - Royal Oak, MI
    Experience the magic of the Zoo during the winter! Visit your favorite indoor and outdoor habitats and special activities, zookeeper talks, crafts and much more. Especially their awesome Polar Bear exhibit!

    Zehnder's Snowfest

    January 25th-30th - Frankenmuth, MI
    Enjoy larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings with additional entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent, a fireworks display, petting zoo and children's activities.

    See a game/event at Joe Louis Arena

    Detroit, MI
    It's the final season of action for the Joe Louis Arena, as it is making way for the new, state-of-the-art Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit. This incredible building is filled with history and is worth the price of admission to experience a live event here, sporting or otherwise. We recommend purchasing tickets to the MSU vs. UofM hockey game on February 10th. Tickets are very reasonably priced, and it will give you a chance to show off your school spirit while experiencing this hallowed ground of sporting legend before it is demolished.

    Visit Boyne Mountain

    Boyne City, MI
    It's not just a skier's paradise but a perfect spot for a winter weekend getaway with the whole family. If skiing and snowboarding isn't your thing, you can still enjoy the multiple other amenities and activities that Boyne Mountain has to offer including the Avalanche Bay Indoor Water Park, cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails, horseback trail riding, the tubing park, and a zip line course down the backside of the mountain.

    There's also plenty more to do than just those seven things to do around Michigan this winter. You can take in a show or concert at one of the many incredible and historic theaters around the state, visit one of the numerous museums, or just trek out to your local sledding hill. However you do it, find some time to enjoy what winter has to offer in Michigan. Also, make sure you're prepared for the drive to these fun activities and events in the cold weather and icy winter roads by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Graff Gives Back to Local Student Athletes Through Operation: Step It Up - 01/06/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– To kick off 2017, Graff Chevrolet in Bay City, MI will be donating to Operation: Step It Up benefitting local student athletes in the Saginaw Valley region. This program uses fundraising efforts to purchase time at the Tri-City Sports Complex for local student athletes and their teams so that they can use the impressive facilities for practice, games, and more. At Graff Bay City, we're dedicated to supporting local charities and organizations that make a difference in our community. Please join us in raising money as Graff Gives Back to local student athletes through Operation: Step It Up!


    Graff Gives Back to Local Student Athletes through Operation: Step It Up

    Benefiting the local schools and their student athletes, the Tri-City Sports Complex has launched Operation: Step It Up. Many of the local student athletes in the Saginaw Valley region use the Tri-City Sports Complex for training, tryouts, indoor leagues and tournaments. These athletes and their teams would love to be able to spend more time using the complex but can't always afford to, and many other schools can't use the complex at all because their sports programs aren't well funded. Your donations will go directly to funding reserved facility hours for the local school(s)/organization(s) of your choice. The Tri-City Sports Complex is an invaluable resource to our local athletes, and one that they should all be able to use to their benefit.

    Graff Bay City will be supporting local student athletes and Operation: Step It Up by donating $10 from every vehicle sale and $0.25 from every vehicle service transaction. Proceeds from oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacements, and any other auto service needs you have will now benefit middle school and high school students learning the value of hard work, dedication, and teamwork all while getting to experience top-of-the-line facilities. The health and well-being of the young people in our community is worth investing in. So schedule an appointment online today for your auto service needs and save yourself from having to wait in line. Our experienced and friendly sales staff can also help you find the perfect car to meet your needs and budget in 2017. Browse our inventory today to see what you could be driving!

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    9 Tips to Keep Your New Year's Resolution on Track - 01/05/2017

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– It's 2017! You've probably got a New Year's Resolution in mind, even if you have vocalized it yet. If you're serious about it, it's a long road to success and December 31st, and we have nine tips to keep your New Year's resolution on track. Believe in yourself and you can make it happen!

    9 Tips to Keep Your New Year's Resolution on Track

    Be Realistic - Make sure that your goals are attainable and realistic. Cutting a bad habit completely out of your life, cold turkey, is not likely going to work. Think about what you really know you can accomplish, start with that as your goal, and then expand on it from there.

    Outline You Plan - Preparedness is you best ally to following through with your resolution. In correlation with being realistic about your resolution, break it up into segments or steps. Make the mountain into a bunch of molehills that you can climb each day.

    Talk About It - Tell your friends and family about your resolution! They will help support you and keep you accountable to it.

    Track Your Progress - Sometimes it's hard to see your actual progress as it's happening. Track the days, and weeks, and incremental steps that you have reached in your pursuit of achieving your goal.

    Reward Yourself - Have a treat or get yourself something nice to celebrate the accomplishment on making through a certain amount of time. This will begin to develop a positive reinforcement to your new habit. Also, to help keep your resolution, don't reward yourself with something that will contradict it.

    Don't Be Too Hard On Yourself - You're going to good days and bad days. Sometimes it will be a breeze and other times you'll want to abandon your resolution. Like we mentioned above, the best way to stay positive is to track the incremental steps you accomplish and to celebrate them.

    Make a "Pros" and "Cons" List What happens if you succeed? What happens if you don't? This list will help keep you motivated during the roughest days of keeping your resolution.

    Stay the Course - It has been scientifically proven that it takes us 21 days for something to become a habit, and six months for it to become part of our personality.

    Keep Trying - If you find yourself breaking your resolution, just dust yourself off and get back on track. One misstep (or a handful) does not mean your entire year/resolution is ruined. There's no resolution police to keep you from trying again.

    Consult these nine tips to keep your New Year's resolution on track and you'll be on track to achieve your goal! Also, make sure you're prepared for the cold weather and icy winter roads ahead by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    2017 Chevrolet Lineup - 12/29/2016

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– As 2016 ends, we can now look forward to what Chevrolet has to offer in 2017 and beyond. Their new lineup is led by the 2017 Bolt EV, which has already collected numerous car of the year awards, and accompanied by brand classics like the Camaro, Cruze, and Silverado. Many of these new 2017 models also come equipped with the Chevrolet Teen Driver Technology, a new software that uses speed warnings, volume limits, and other features to help keep young inexperienced drivers safe out on the road.

    2017 Models


    BOLT EV

    Named the MOTOR TREND 2017 CAR OF THE YEAR®, Chevrolet’s affordable long-range electric vehicle offers an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range per full charge with roominess and versatility.

    CAMARO

    Celebrating the 50th anniversary of its induction in 2017 with a 50th anniversary edition and badges, the new Camaro comes offered with a standard 2.0L Turbo or available 3.6L V-6 engines.

    2017 Chevrolet Lineup

    MALIBU

    Malibu topped the Midsize Car category in the 2016 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study for the second consecutive year. Nine-speed automatic transmission is standard on Premier with 2.0L Turbo engine.

    CRUZE

    This stylish vehicle is now offered in not just the standard model but the Cruze hatchback with 47.2 cubic feet of cargo space, and the Cruze diesel sedan. The standard 1.4L turbo engine with direct injection enables 0-60 mph acceleration in 7.7 seconds.

    2017 Chevrolet Lineup

    SPARK ACTIV

    A sportier take on the brand’s versatile, connected mini-car offers 27.2 cubic feet of roomy cargo space and comes powered by an Ecotec 1.4L engine offered with a manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Fuel economy is GM estimated at 29 city and 37 highway with the manual transmission and 30 city/37 highway with the CVT.
    The new Trax enters 2017 with a fresh look, turbocharged performance and 10 standard air bags, expected to be the most of any competitor in its segment.
    Volt owners have driven more than 650 million EV miles, saving 34 million gallons of gas – and they drive all-electric more than 80 percent of the time. The Volt offers 53 miles of EV range and 420 miles total driving range.

    SILVERADO

    The new Silverado 1500’s 12,500-lb. max trailering rating tops the segment for crew cab models, and is powered can be powered by either a 4.3L V-6, 5.3L V-8, or 6.2L V-8.

    2017 Chevrolet Lineup
    Introduced in 1935, it is the oldest continuously produced vehicle nameplate in the industry. The 2017 Suburban offers up to 8,300 pounds of trailering capacity when properly equipped, and up to 121.7 cubic feet of cargo space. The standard 5.3L V-8 engine with direct injection and Active Fuel Management provides 355 horsepower and segment-leading fuel economy, 23 mpg highway.

    TAHOE

    Along with Suburban, Chevrolet’s full-size SUVs represent nearly 50 percent of the segment, and the Tahoe was the highest-ranked large SUV in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Initial Quality Survey.

    New 2018 models


    EQUINOX

    All-new for 2018, the Equinox is a fresh and modern SUV designed to help keep passengers safe, comfortable and connected. Three new turbo engine choices will include what is expected to be the segment’s first turbo-diesel.

    TRAVERSE

    Redesigned for 2018, the next-generation Traverse is expected to offer best-in-class third-row legroom and cargo room. Premium cues, new technologies and all-new trim levels expand customer choices. The 2018 Traverse will debut on January 9th at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

    The new 2017 Chevrolet lineup looks to be an impressive group that will help propel Chevy into the new year. If you're interested in driving a new 2017 model Chevy vehicle this year, stop by our dealership today! We'd be happy to help you find the SUV, truck, sedan or crossover you're looking for. We also want to help you be safe on the road this winter. Also, your safety is our chief concern at Graff Bay City and we recommend preparing for the cold and icy winter ahead by making sure to complete your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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    Chevrolet Delivers the First Bolt EVs to Customers - 12/23/2016

    BAY CITY, Mich. –– To kick off the distribution of their new electric automotive marvel to dealerships all across the country, Chevrolet has delivered the first 2017 Bolt EVs to three lucky customers. The all-new Bolt offers an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a full charge, five times the average daily commute of 40 miles, enabling owners to go beyond their typical daily driving needs. The new owners were selected for their unique interest and history with eco-friendly vehicles.

    Chevrolet Delivers the First Bolt EVs to Customers

    The first three customers to receive the highly anticipated Bolt EV:
    • William “Bill” Mattos, a retired law enforcement officer from Fremont, California, whose new Bolt EV becomes his third Chevrolet electric, after previously owning a Spark EV and second-generation Volt
    • Bobby Edmonds, a software developer with a family of four from Castro Valley, California, who replaces a BMW i3 with the Bolt EV
    • Steve Henry, a commercial real estate broker with a family of five from Portola Valley, California, whose new Bolt EV replaces a Toyota Prius

    “The range and technology attracted me to the Bolt EV,” said Bobby Edmonds. “It’s also a great-looking, roomy vehicle and I love the fact it’s from an American brand. I look forward to the longer drives I can make compared to the i3 that I owned.”

    Chevrolet Delivers the First Bolt EVs to Customers

    The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is coming off an impressive few months a the end of 2016 after being named the Motor Trend 2017 Car of the Year, the Green Car Journal Green Car of the Year, and to the Car and Driver – 10Best Cars list. The Bolt EV has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price starting at $37,495. Customers may receive an available federal tax credit of up to $7,500, depending on individual tax situations.

    Standard features include:
    • Electronic precision shift
    • Regen on Demand™ steering wheel paddle
    • 17" painted aluminum wheels
    • 10.2-inch diagonal color touch-screen
    • Rear vision camera 
    • Michelin self-sealing tires

    The first wave of Bolt EVs available to the public will arrive this month and are currently in transit to California and Oregon markets. A national rollout begins in 2017 however, with Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States including seeing the first deliveries this winter. Dealerships in additional major metro markets will get the Bolt EV throughout the first half of 2017 and Bolt EV-certified dealerships across the United States by mid-2017.

    So while Chevrolet has delivered the first three Bolt EVs to their owners, expect to see them motoring around your neck of the woods by mid-2017. If you're interested in driving a new vehicle in 2017 we recommend stopping by our dealership. We'd be happy to help you find the SUV, truck, sedan or crossover you're looking for. We also want to help you be safe on the road this winter. Prepare for the cold winter weather ahead by completing your Winter Car Care routine at our Graff Chevrolet Bay City Service Center.

    Hank Graff Chevy is located at 3636 Wilder Road, Bay City, MI 48706 and we are here to help our community grow to become an even better place to call home! For more information on Hank Graff Chevrolet, or for any questions call us at (989) 684-4411 or visit our website: www.GraffBayCity.com.

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