Chevrolet Introduces 2017 Trax Fresh design, premium interior complement safety, connectivity enhancements


Corry, PA  August 30, 2016– Building on its early success and the rapid growth of the segment, Chevrolet recently introduced the 2017 Trax – a more expressive take on one of America’s best-selling small SUVs.

Contemporary design elements, including an all-new front-end appearance and a new premium interior compose the visual updates, while new available active safety features and a new infotainment system – with available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility – expand its range of customer-focused technologies.

“Trax successfully established Chevrolet in the fastest-growing segment in the industry,” said Jon Andrus, Sales & Leasing Consultant of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “We anticipate the refreshed 2017 Trax will attract both new and returning customers alike as it delivers a new design, more technology and more active safety.”  The 2017 Trax goes on sale at Crotty Chevrolet Buick this fall, offered in LS, LT and new Premier trims.

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The Trax’s fresh, contemporary appearance reflects the modern face of Chevrolet. A new grille and headlamps echo the styling elements seen in new Chevrolet models such as the Malibu, Cruze and Volt, also available at Crotty Chevrolet Buick. The front fascia is all-new and incorporates Chevrolet’s new proportioned dual port grille. New, sleek headlamps flow around the corners and into the front fenders. Trax LS models feature new halogen reflector headlamps and uplevel LT and new Premier models have halogen projector headlamps with LED signature lighting. Chrome also accents the outboard fog lamp bezels. At the rear is a new fascia and dual taillamps, with the Premier model featuring LED signature lighting.

The Premier is also offered with new 18-inch aluminum wheels.  Premium interior A modified instrument panel is the foundation for the 2017 Trax’s premium interior enhancements. It interprets Chevrolet’s signature dual-cockpit design more expressively, with an upper dashboard hood that flows uninterrupted across the panel to enhance the perception of spaciousness.  The redesigned center instrument panel features greater visibility of a new 7-inch-diagonal MyLink color touch screen and Galvano chrome trim on the instrument panel and console contribute to the Trax’s premium ambiance. Premier models are offered with contrasting-color instrument panel trim that matches their leatherette seating trim.  Also new for 2017 is the instrument cluster, which features a new gauge display with prominent analog speedometer and tachometer readouts along with digital displays from the standard driver information center.cq5dam.web.1280.1280 (20)

Enhanced connectivity The 2017 Trax offers Crotty Chevrolet Buick customers a new 7-inch diagonal infotainment system designed to support the latest connectivity technologies, including available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and available 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot.  With the 4G LTE connection, Trax allows Tri-County-area passengers to connect up to seven personal devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets, to high-speed wireless Internet. Keyless Open and Start also add to the Trax’s roster of available new technologies.

New active safety features New active safety features are designed to help alert drivers to potential crash situations. They are available depending on the model and include: • Side Blind Zone Alert • Rear Cross Traffic Alert • Forward Collision Alert • Lane Departure Warning Additional crash-avoidance technologies include a standard rearview camera. Trax also features 10 standard air bags.cq5dam.web.1280.1280 (19)

Turbocharged performance Returning for 2017 is the Trax’s Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine is rated at an SAE-certified 138 horsepower (102 kW) and 148 lb-ft of torque (200 Nm) between 1,850 and 4,900 rpm.

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Easily accessible from Route 89 in Warren, PA, Crotty Chevrolet Buick, located at 45300 Route 6, Corry, PA is a family dealership with your family in mind. We have an excellent selection of new and used Chevrolet and Buick vehicles. Our professional staff and great prices make buying vehicles effortless, cementing us as your premier Chevrolet and Buick dealership serving customers in Corry, PA.

Visit our customer support page and see why our Corry Chevrolet and Buick customers want to buy their next new or used car from us.

At Crotty Chevrolet Buick, we pride ourselves on our customer satisfaction!

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Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 115 countries and selling around 4.8 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at


Corry-Silverado Drivers Benefit from 12.5 Million Miles of Durability Testing

2014 Silverado Durability Testing

All-new full-size pickups engineered to outlast the toughest tasks Corry-area owners can come up with

Each of the shiny new Silverados at Crotty Chevrolet Buick benefited from 12.5 million miles of durability testing before the first Corry, Warren and Erie-area customer ever received the keys.

From the scorching desert of Yuma, Ariz. to the sub-zero cold of Kapuskasing, Ontario, and the outdoor torture tests of General Motors’ Milford Proving Ground in Milford, Mich., the all-new full-size trucks completed more than 4 million miles of combined vehicle durability testing. In addition, a fleet of test vehicles racked up 8.2 million miles of real-world mileage.

Validation and durability testing pushed the trucks to their limits before they went into production in Silao, Mexico, Flint, Mich., and Fort Wayne, Ind. In many of the tests, the trucks are loaded to gross vehicle weight. While most Corry, Warren and Erie-area customers do not drive fully loaded on a regular basis, these tests ensure the Silverado can withstand even the most demanding conditions.

“The 2014 Silverado is Chevrolet’s strongest and most reliable truck yet,” said Robert Crotty of Crotty Chevrolet Buick. “The durability testing endured ensures the truck will continue to meet our owners’ needs throughout its life.”


The trucks proved their mettle by traversing the Belgian blocks, splashing though the off-road-simulating grit trough, climbing and descending a 30 percent grade and driving at high speeds.

Grit intrusion is a challenge for any Corry, Warren and Erie-area off road vehicle. The grit trough test ensures the trucks have enough sealing to protect bearings and key suspension points, while a trip along the dust road helps determine all seals are functioning properly and that dust does not contaminate the bearings or other moving parts.

Some of the key durability improvements from the previous generation trucks include:
• A frame formed from high-strength steel to ensure it will not crack, even when Corry, Warren and Erie-area drivers load them to full capacity
• New four-wheel-disc brake system with Duralife™ brake rotors offer up to double the service life, along with brake-tuning revisions that improve pedal feel for more confident braking performance on any driving surface
• Anti-chip coating on the lower body side for extra protection from stones or gravel

Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA since 1969 has been helping customers from Corry, Erie, Warren, Titusville, and Jamestown find the right new or used car at the price that works for them.  We have provided our customers with a portfolio of fuel-efficient Chevrolet and Buick vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, high quality, and value.  All backed by our award winning service department.  Learn more about our Chevrolet Cars, Trucks, and SUVs and the Luxury of a Buick Car or Crossover by visiting our website, blog or on our facebook page.

Smart Driving Could Save Corry Area Drivers $100 a Month at the Pump

OnStar data shows mileage of drivers in identical cars can vary by 75 percent

Chevy Cruz eFuel Economy

With the official start of the summer driving season fast approaching, Crotty Chevrolet Buick is reminding Corry, Warren and Erie residents of some easy ways to maintain their vehicles and drive smarter to help improve fuel economy and save money at the pump.

To demonstrate 10 common mistakes drivers make that affect their fuel economy, Chevrolet recently drove two identical Chevrolet Cruze LTs, which the EPA estimates get 24 mpg city, and 36 mpg highway. For the route, they drove both cars for 20 minutes, including city and highway driving, as well as a coffee stop.

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Buick Introduces the New 2013 Enclave

New design cues, technologies enhance the industry’s top three-row luxury crossover

NEW YORK – Buick introduced the new 2013 Enclave, an evolution of the industry’s best-selling three-row luxury crossover. It offers new styling, new safety technologies, in-vehicle connectivity and a more refined driving experience.

2013 Buick Enclave

2013 Buick Enclave

LED daytime running lamps and LED taillamps complement a more sculpted exterior design. The interior is more contemporary, with ambient lighting and IntelliLink in-vehicle communications with touch-screen control and navigation. The industry’s first front center air bag system and new dual-flow front struts highlight the safety and performance enhancements.

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All-New Impala – Chevrolet Reinvents an Iconic Sedan

Designed to deliver bold style, interior refinement and enhanced efficiency

NEW YORK – Chevrolet completes the transformation of its North American passenger car lineup with the introduction of the all-new 2014 Impala. The redesigned flagship sedan builds on the strong heritage of the Impala nameplate by offering expressive style, a more-refined interior, easy-to-use technology, and what is expected to be an exhilarating driving experience.

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Family Affair: All Buicks Are IIHS Top Safety Picks

Family Affair: All Buicks Are IIHS Top Safety Picks

New Verano overcomes peer pressure with insurance industry recognition

2012 Buick Verano Crash Test

DETROIT – Being the smallest Buick, the Verano faced significant peer pressure to match its larger siblings in safety systems. But the luxury sedan was up to the task, and, as a result, every Buick is a 2012 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and are all available at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA.

“Buick is building state-of-the-art crash protection into every model from the ground up,” said IIHS President Adrian Lund. “This means the best overall protection in the most common kinds of crashes, along with standard electronic stability control for helping drivers to stay out of many crashes to begin with.”

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2013 Chevy Traverse Gives Families New Gathering Space

2013 Chevrolet Traverse crossover

2013 Chevy Traverse Gives Families New Gathering Space

• New athletic exterior debuts Chevrolet crossover utility face

• More refined interior with class-leading space for cargo and up to eight passengers

• New and industry-exclusive safety features including front center air bag

• Improved car-like ride and handling

NEW YORK – The new 2013 Chevrolet Traverse crossover-utility vehicle offers families a new gathering space with greater style, refinement and safety. It goes into production later this year, building on the space, comfort and efficiency that have made Traverse popular. It will be available for sale at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in the 4th quarter of 2012.

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Chevrolet and Crotty Chevrolet Buick Pioneer Auto Environmental Label

Chevrolet Eco Label

Chevrolet Environmental Label

Ecologic sticker debuting on Sonic lists environmentally important vehicle features

Chevrolet recently announced its vehicles sold in the United States will have EcologicTM environmental labels, starting with the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, that let customers see some of the environmental features of the vehicle relating to manufacturing, driving and recycling.

Chevrolet is the first automotive brand to include a label of this kind on its vehicles. The Ecologic labels will be located on the rear driver-side window of Sonics sold at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry, PA beginning in March. It will appear on 2013 Chevrolet vehicles later this year.

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2010 Cadillac DTS Sedan

2010 Cadillac DTS Sedan for sale at Crotty Chevrolet Buick in Corry , PA with only 36,000 miles.

While it offers its share of modern amenities, this old-school luxury liner’s handsome yet conservative styling, plush ride quality and quiet, roomy passenger cabin all combine to create a leisurely motoring experience reminiscent of the DeVille’s glory days. There’s a big V8 engine as standard, too, though in modern DTS fashion it sends its power to the front wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission.

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Crotty Chevrolet Buick Sponsors the NWTF and Tamarack Turkey Talkers

March 23, 2012. – Crotty Chevrolet Buick was honored to be one of the sponsors at the Tamarack Turkey Talkers and the National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet.

About the NWTF and Tamarack Turkey Talk

The NWTF — a national nonprofit organization — is the leader in upland wildlife habitat conservation in North America.

Who Are We?

• We are sportsmen, women and children who care deeply about our natural resources and the wild places we love to hunt.

We cherish the memory of the ridge top gobbler we hunted last spring and fondly remember the cornfield where we saw that big buck at sunset two years ago.

Collectively, we come from all walks of life to engage in conservation and preserve the hunting heritage we all hold dear.

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