Chevrolet Volt Review Research New & Used Chevrolet Volt Models Edmunds

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The Chevrolet represents a voyage into waters for both General and automakers in general. A so-called hybrid, the front-wheel-drive Volt is a four-seat hatchback that’s primarily by an electric motor for about 40 miles of range. enough to get most people to and back.

Should you need to go a gasoline-powered engine is aboard (it as a generator) to extend the car’s by as much as 300 miles and essentially the Volt into a regular

Truly, the Volt represents a into the future of automotive For those with a short the concept makes a lot of sense, the car’s gasoline-powered engine it a notable range advantage all-electric cars like Leaf. It costs an awful however, even when you in hefty government tax rebates.

You’d have to be an eager adopter to swallow such a pill, but as for the Volt itself, we pretty highly of it.

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The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid, meaning it has the to run much faster and farther electric power alone a normal hybrid. In the Volt’s this means up to 100 mph and anywhere 25-50 miles without a drop of gasoline.

Once you run out of battery juice, the inline-4 engine kicks in, electricity for the motor and actually the wheels in some circumstances, the Volt’s range by as much as an 300 miles.

The electric motor is at 149 horsepower (111 kilowatts) and 273 of torque. Drive force is to the front wheels through a planetary gearset.

Standard highlights include keyless automatic climate control, a rear seatback, a six-speaker system and GM’s MyLink that includes Bluetooth audio, voice controls and smartphone integration. Major include low-emissions equipment so it can for HOV lane access (certain only), a rearview camera, upholstery, heated front lane departure warning, a system and a Bose sound Volt owners can monitor the status and set charging times an online Web portal or a mobile app.

In our reviews, we’ve found the Chevrolet Volt has satisfying zip at low thanks to its electric motor, offers abundant torque. the Volt corners surprisingly due to its low center of gravity, the overall experience is as bland as one would from a car designed to maximize efficiency. But the Volt certainly a laggard, and overall performance is to what you’d get from a four-cylinder-equipped family sedan.

Acceleration is the same whether or not the gas is in use, but there is a noticeable not really objectionable) increase in

Inside, the Chevy Volt a unique dashboard layout part spaceship, part — and pretty darn There’s a high-tech gauge behind the steering wheel and a center stack that like an oversized high-end device. Unfortunately, the touch-activated can be difficult to pick out at a glance, and don’t respond on first

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This is definitely an instance of over function.

The rear is adequate for two average-sized adults, but no middle seat thanks to the battery pack, which this slot as well as of the trunk. Cargo capacity is due to the Volt’s rakish roof and that hefty battery though the rear seatbacks do down.

Used Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt debuted for In this first model it came standard with and the Bose sound system; became options the following Note that these Volts had a potential battery issue after a particularly side crash.

As such, want to make sure any 2011 Volt has received the fix.

Changes have minor since, though the and ’12 Volts lack the low-emissions equipment and lane warning systems found on the model.

If you are looking for older years, our used Chevrolet Volt

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