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Chevrolet sells an impressively wide range of vehicles, from subcompact hatchbacks to huge vans and SUVs. If you're looking for a reasonably priced vehicle, odds are that Chevy will have something to fit your needs.

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Chevrolet sells an impressively wide range of vehicles, from subcompact hatchbacks to huge vans and SUVs. If you're looking for a reasonably priced vehicle, odds are that Chevy will have something to fit your needs.

Chevrolet got its start in 1911. After William C. Durant had been ousted from General Motors, he joined forces with Swiss-born racecar driver Louis Chevrolet to found the Chevrolet Motor Car Company. The company's first offering was the Classic Six. Introduced in 1912, this five-passenger touring sedan could top 65 mph, fast for the time. Chevrolet's storied bowtie logo -- reportedly inspired by the wallpaper of a Paris hotel room that Durant stayed at -- made its first appearance in 1914.

By 1918, Chevrolet's profitability allowed Durant to purchase enough shares in GM to regain control. Chevrolet became another division of GM, and was its largest volume division by the mid-1920s. By 1927, Chevrolet outsold rival Ford, with sales in excess of 1 million units.

In the mid-1930s Chevrolet introduced independent front suspension, which provided a smoother ride over the rough roads of the day. The 1940s saw continued success with affordable coupes, sedans and pickup trucks catering to American families, farmers and businessmen.

By the mid-1950s, Chevrolet, GM's entry-level division, had added a V8 engine, power steering and brakes, power windows and air-conditioning to its list of available features, allowing luxury for those on a tighter budget. Around this time the iconic Bel Air model -- available in coupe, sedan, convertible and wagon body styles -- proved very popular. The company introduced its alluring Corvette in 1953; the vehicle was the first mass-produced car with a fiberglass body.

The 1960s saw the unveiling of the popular, air-cooled Corvair compact, which held the distinction of being the first domestic production car with all-around independent suspension. That decade also witnessed the launch of the compact Nova, the midsize Chevelle and the sporty Camaro, the latter Chevrolet's answer to the wildly successful Ford Mustang. The Camaro proved an instant hit, comprising 10 percent of Chevrolet's total sales in 1967, its first year of production.

In the 1970s, Chevy responded to changing preferences by introducing small cars like the Vega and the Chevette, and by downsizing larger models such as the Caprice and Malibu. The company combated the market domination of foreign nameplates in the 1980s by rolling out the Cavalier. By the end of that decade, trucks and SUVs had started to become increasingly popular with the general consumer, and the brand's mid- and full-size models continue to this day to be some of the most popular on the road.

The '90s and the early 2000s saw the company raising the performance bar with its Corvette (notably the Z06 and, later, ZR1 variants) and reincarnated Impala SS. Chevrolet's Silverado pickup truck and Tahoe/Suburban SUVs continued to be hits as well. By 2010, the Camaro had returned to the lineup after a seven-year hiatus.

Modern times have seen Chevrolet make significant improvements in its small and midsize car models and introduce the Volt plug-in hybrid. The latter provides a nearly 40-mile range on electric power alone, and adds to the company's already well-rounded lineup of cars, trucks and SUVs. Though today's marketplace is very demanding, Chevrolet seems poised to remain a power player through its affordable and innovative vehicles.

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2013 Chevrolet Camaro LT Convertible Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Fuel economy:17 cty/28 hwy mpg

MSRP from $31,055

2015 Chevrolet Camaro LT Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Camaro Coupe

Fuel economy:17 cty/28 hwy mpg

MSRP from $23,705

2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

Fuel economy:13 cty/19 hwy mpg

MSRP from $72,305

2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Fuel economy:14 cty/19 hwy mpg

MSRP from $55,355

2015 Chevrolet City Express LT Cargo Minivan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet City Express Minivan

Fuel economy:24 cty/26 hwy mpg

MSRP from $21,955

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab

Fuel economy:20 cty/27 hwy mpg

MSRP from $24,330

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab

Fuel economy:19 cty/26 hwy mpg

MSRP from $20,120

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Fuel economy:17 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $59,000

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Fuel economy:17 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $55,000

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Corvette Z06

Fuel economy:15 cty/18 hwy mpg

MSRP from $79,000

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

Fuel economy:17 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $58,000

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe

Fuel economy:17 cty/29 hwy mpg

MSRP from $53,000

2015 Chevrolet Cruze LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

Fuel economy:27 cty/46 hwy mpg

MSRP from $25,660

2013 Chevrolet Cruze 2LT Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Cruze Sedan

Fuel economy:25 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $17,520

2014 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Equinox SUV

Fuel economy:22 cty/32 hwy mpg

MSRP from $22,120

2013 Chevrolet Express LS 2500 Passenger Van Exterior View photos
MSRP from $47,425

2013 Chevrolet Express LS 2500 Passenger Van Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Express Van

Fuel economy:13 cty/17 hwy mpg

MSRP from $30,970

2012 Chevrolet Express Cargo Cargo Van Exterior View photos
MSRP from $41,500

2015 Chevrolet Express Cargo 2500 Cargo Van F3-4 Normal View photos
MSRP from $29,555

2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Impala Hybrid

Fuel economy:25 cty/35 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,135

2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Impala Sedan

Fuel economy:21 cty/31 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,860

2014 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Fuel economy:25 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $25,845

2014 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Malibu Sedan

Fuel economy:25 cty/36 hwy mpg

MSRP from $22,140

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab

Fuel economy:18 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $34,230

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Double Cab

Fuel economy:18 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $29,600

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Regular Cab Pickup Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Regular Cab

Fuel economy:18 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,105

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $33,595

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $34,460

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Work Truck Regular Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $29,810

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT Crew Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $35,865

2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD LT Extended Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $36,705

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Regular Cab Pickup Exterior View photos
MSRP from $33,380

2013 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback

Fuel economy:26 cty/35 hwy mpg

MSRP from $14,770

2013 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

Fuel economy:26 cty/35 hwy mpg

MSRP from $14,170

2013 Chevrolet Spark 2LT 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Spark Hatchback

Fuel economy:31 cty/39 hwy mpg

MSRP from $12,270

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Spark EV Hatchback

Fuel economy:128 cty/109 hwy mpg

MSRP from $26,670

2014 Chevrolet SS Sedan Exterior View photos

Chevrolet SS Sedan

Fuel economy:14 cty/21 hwy mpg

MSRP from $45,745

2013 Chevrolet Suburban LTZ 1500 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Suburban SUV

Fuel economy:15 cty/21 hwy mpg

MSRP from $45,065

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Tahoe SUV

Fuel economy:16 cty/23 hwy mpg

MSRP from $46,300

2013 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Traverse SUV

Fuel economy:17 cty/24 hwy mpg

MSRP from $30,995

2015 Chevrolet Trax LTZ 4dr SUV Exterior View photos

Chevrolet Trax SUV

Fuel economy:26 cty/34 hwy mpg

MSRP from $20,120

2013 Chevrolet Volt 4dr Hatchback Exterior View photos
MSRP from $34,185

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