2012 Chevrolet Volt FWD Hatchback Ratings Prices Trims Summary J D Power

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2012 Chevrolet Volt — Overview

Overall 4.0

Overall Performance and Design 5.0

Reliability 3.5

Ratings data for all styles and trim levels a particular model family are when calculating the model’s Power Circle Rating.

What’s New for 2012:

— lower price tag

— ignition/entry now standard

— connectivity and audio system control via MyLink now standard

— Navigation system and Bose stereo no longer

Exterior Features

The 2012 Volt is a midsize plug-in offered only in a 4-door sedan body style and in one trim level. Seventeen-inch wheels are standard.


The 2012 Chevrolet Volt 4 passengers and provides 10.6 feet of trunk space. interior features include connectivity; power windows, and locks; 5-year subscription to Directions and Connections; and automatic control.

Optional Features

Chevrolet has options together in the Premium Rear Camera, and Park packages for the 2012 Volt. The Trim package includes upholstery, heated front and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, the Rear Camera and Park packages include a rearview and front and rear parking Individual options include an system with navigation and polished aluminum wheels.

Under the Hood

The front-wheel-drive is powered by an electric motor at 149 horsepower, drawing power a lithium-ion battery pack. the battery’s capacity drops to a 1.4-liter 4-cylinder gasoline rated at 80 horsepower engages and over as the power source for the motor. In some high-speed the gasoline engine may also power directly to the drive

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The Volt’s battery is charged via a 120-volt or 240-volt outlet, and can be recharged in 10 hours and 4 hours, according to Chevy.


EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Volt are:

— In mode: 95/93/94 mpg equivalent

— Using gasoline 35/40/37 mpg (city/highway/combined)

— range, electric only: 36

— Cruising range, only: 325.5/372 miles


Standard safety on the 2012 Chevrolet Volt anti-lock brakes, front-seat air bags, knee air bags, and side curtain air bags.

In tests conducted by the National Traffic Safety Administration the Volt received 5 (out of 5) overall for crash protection. In conducted by the Insurance Institute for Safety (IIHS), the Volt a Good rating—the Institute’s frontal-offset and side-impact crash

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