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Volt Owners Exceeding EPA Estimates


“Your mileage may says the familiar disclaimer, and not often a vehicle delivers fuel economy than promised. However, according to a release from Chevrolet, Volt owners are not only achieving the published EPA-estimated of its 98 MPGe gasoline-free mile many are even exceeding it.

MPGe (miles per gallon ) is a measure of the average distance per unit of energy consumed. The EPA it to compare the consumption of alternative vehicles, plug-in electric and other advanced technology with the fuel economy of internal combustion vehicles as miles per U.S. gallon of

The typical Volt owner who charges the vehicle is traveling as as 900 miles between fill-ups of the engine that powers the on-board generator. That about $1,300 a year at the Their experience contributes to an total of 150 million electric-powered driving miles – roughly the from Earth to Mars.

The only vehicle of its type on sale, the Volt is not your hybrid powertrain. Known as an electric vehicle, or EREV for the Volt can drive gas and tailpipe-emissions for the first 38 miles using a charge of electricity stored in its lithium-ion battery. When the battery runs low, a generator seamlessly operates to the driving range up to another 344 on a full tank.

In fact, according to Chevrolet’s some drivers are all but avoiding

Brent Waldrep of Auburn Michigan, has driven more 23,500 miles in his Volt in 21 and has only had to go to a gas station twice.

Waldrep may not be typical, but he is not alone. seen and heard from our owners that they are fantastic performance numbers their vehicle as many are the EPA label estimates,” said Landy, Chevrolet Volt director. “Our Volt are showing the performance potential of electric, and having fun doing

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“It’s been more 5,000 miles and I’ve filled up once not including the fill,” said Larry of Canyon Lake, Texas.

Paul Friday of San Jose, is one of many Volt owners the benefits of driving electric. He approximately 7,000 miles fill ups.

Another Volt Owner, Paul of San Jose, California, says he about 7,000 miles fill-ups and adds about gallons of gas to his Volt every months.

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