Review: 2012 Chevrolet Volt, can you live with it everyday?
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  • 2012 Chevrolet Volt Review

Here it is, the 2012 Chevrolet Volt, the most advanced automobile achievement currently on American roads and a breakthrough in automotive technology – but that’s not what I’m setting up to rave about. I was lucky enough to have the Chevrolet Volt on two separate occasions – the first where I was very disciplined and had it charged and ready to go every morning and the second where I fueled up as I would with a conventional model.

Instead of getting all technical on you guys and talking about how great the Volt is in terms of being an innovative automobile (which it definitely is), I’m going to focus more on whether or not the Volt is a great car that you can live with on a daily basis.

To answer the question addressed in the title before I even begin my review – Yes, you can live with the Chevrolet Volt everyday. So I guess that presents the real question, which is… should you?

But first… I’ll give you all the details.

2012 Chevrolet Volt Specifications:

  • Style: Sedan.
  • Drive Type: Front-wheel-drive.
  • Seating Capacity: 4.
  • Base Price: $39,995.
  • Price As Tested: $44,575.
  • Engine: Electric Drive Unit makes 149-hp and 274 lb-ft of torque; Onboard generator/engine makes 1.4L internal combustion engine with 83 hp.
  • 0 to 60 mph: 9.3 seconds.
  • Top Speed: 100 mph.
  • Electric Range: 35 miles.
  • Combined Total Range: 379 miles.
  • Charge Time: 4 hours on 240 volts and 10-12 hours on a standard 120-volt outlet.
  • Curb Weight: 3,781 lbs.
  • Fuel-economy (city/highway): 95/93 MPGe (city/highway) in electric mode; 35/40 mpg in gas mode.

All Photos Copyright egmCarTech © Omar Rana.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Exterior:

The Chevrolet Volt isn’t the best looking car around but it definitely is more attractive than other ‘green’ vehicles currently on the road. GM says that that its aerodynamicists developed the shape of the Volt in a wind tunnel, which helped them design and engineer the most aerodynamic vehicle in Chevrolet’s history. The lines of the body overcome air resistance and contribute an estimated 8 miles of extra electric range and about 50 miles of extended fuel range.

While all these specs may entertain the automotive geeks, for the average car buyer, the most pertinent point here is that the Volt is designed to visually stand out from the rest but still remains unexciting.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Interior:

The Chevrolet Volt’s interior is innovative on a level you would expect from Apple, and one of the most advanced that can be found in cars today.

Some of the high points apart from the usual suspects are the two 7-inch, high-resolution full-color screens, the first of which resides where the gauge cluster is found, giving the driver some reconfiguration options. The other display is in the center stack and has a touch screen with control switches.  Chevy MyLink, navigation with audio storage hard drive, rearview camera, and a premium trim package are all available options, as well.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Performance:

Time to run through the specs. The 2012 Chevrolet Volt is powered by 16-kWh, ‘T’-shaped lithium-ion battery that powers the electric drive unit, which allows it to drive 35 to 40 miles on battery power alone. The system puts out 149-hp and a maximum torque of 273 lb-ft, allowing the Volt to go from 0-60 mph in about 9 seconds, and hit a top speed of 100 mph.

The Chevrolet Volt also carries an 84-hp 1.4-liter 4-clyinder engine that allows the 5-door, FWD sedan to travel additional miles while averaging a fuel-economy of 50 mpg. A fully charged battery and full tank of gas will allow you to drive the Volt for a total of 379 miles (depending on you how you drive but you’ll probably never hit that figure in real-world situations).

To reach full-charge the Volt can take about 4 hours to recharge on 240 volts, and about 10-12 hours on a standard 120-volt outlet.

The 2012 Chevrolet Volt gets an EPA estimated 93 miles per ’gallon-equivalent’ when driving under electric power only, 37 mpg when in gasoline mode. Over the long term it is estimated to get 60 miles per gallon in combined gasoline-powered and electric-powered driving.

All those facts are coming from General Motors, but now I will give you my take on the Volt as a daily driver in the week I was driving with it fully charged everyday and the other where it was never charged.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Week 1 – Fully charged everyday:

  • I picked up the Chevrolet Volt from New York City and drove it home a total distance of 45 miles. The Volt lost its all-electric mode about 25 miles into the trip since we were blasting the radio and playing around with the climate and audio controls.
  • I plugged in the Volt every single night when returning home from work. Each night, the Volt took about 11-12 hours to reach full charge.
  • My trip to work totals 10.5 miles. Factoring in my use of electronics (iPhone charging, playing with the climate control) and somewhat aggressive acceleration – the Volt would last me 20 to 25 miles (which is about 15 to 10 miles below GM’s figure) before the 1.4 liter 4-cylinder engine came into play. However, once the range-extender does come on, it is quite noisy in the cabin due to the humming from the engine bay area.
  • When in full electric mode, the Volt is quite zippy. The electric mode offers smooth and quick acceleration letting you enjoy the overall comfortable ride of the car (no matter which mode you’re in).
  • In electric-mode, the climate control is quite disappointing. With the hot sun beating down, the Volt’s air-conditioning in electric-mode took forever to cool the cabin.
  • Driving a total of 30-35 miles a day and charging the Volt every single night before going to bed, the Volt said that I was averaging a combined 110 mpg – not bad at all.
  • I never filled up the Volt once during my first week-long affair with the new Chevy.

Week 2 – Never charging the Volt:

  • During my second week with the Volt, I picked up the car once again from New York City, where it was fully gassed and fully charged. Again on the way back home, the Volt’s all-electric mode lasted 25-27 miles before the range-extended engine kicked on.
  • This week, I never plugged in the Volt overnight, kept it in sport mode, and drove it with a sense of urgency going to and from work. I figured I would drive the Volt as a busy individual that didn’t have time to bother with charging the car or maintaining a schedule of the car’s mileage and fuel-economy.
  • This time around, the climate control system was working perfectly fine, keeping the interior at a comfortable temperature.
  • The noise from the engine bay was really annoying and got louder the more aggressive I got with the accelerator.
  • I filled up the Volt about twice this week, and averaged a fuel-economy of 29.1 mpg.

2012 Chevrolet Volt

Overall:

So – let’s get back to my original questions – can you live with the Volt everyday? Yes, but should you?  Well, this really depends on the type of person you are.

If you’re an individual that is technologically advanced that must have the latest and greatest and has the patience to wait 10-12 hours while your car reaches full charge so you can save some cash at the pump – then yes, be our guest. But get ready to part ways with $39,995 (or $32,495 after some tax credits).

However, if you’re an individual that’s always on the go and won’t really keep up-to-date with recharging the Volt – basically if you fit my ways in week 2 – then there are other ‘green’ vehicles that will suit your lifestyle and save you some cash at the pump. Those vehicles are called hybrids.

Another angle to consider with this car is its competition. As for the competitors in its fuel-efficient compact-sedan segment, you’re looking at the $24,000, ever-popular Toyota Prius, which gets you an outstanding fuel economy rating of 51/48 city/hwy mpg. Looking at the competition in the car’s price range, for what you would shell out for the Volt you could also be taking home a somewhat fully loaded BMW 3-Series or an Audi A4. So, going green would really have to be your priority to sacrifice the performance that you would be giving up for the price tag, although most comparable compact-sedans fall short of the technology the added cost of the Volt includes.

All Photos Copyright egmCarTech © Omar Rana.

- By: Omar Rana


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  • David LaPorte

    To be fair, most buyers of the Volt pay attention to their energy consumption in electric mode.  If you got 25 miles on a charge, you obviously did the opposite.  Hard braking, hard accelerations, use of comfort climate settings and high fan speed, driving over 70mph for an extended period of time.  But radio usage is just a drop in the bucket.  Blare away.  I actually would have to make a conscious effort to get only 25 miles of range out of my battery.  Most owners also take the time to discover more efficient routes and prefer side streets to freeways.  Often times avoiding rush hour traffic in the process.

    And I don’t think a week long test of not plugging the vehicle in at all is reasonable.  I understand your premise of the owner ‘being in a rush’.  But no one is in too big of a rush to take 15 seconds to plug their car in when they get home.  If they are, the Volt is not for them.  I didn’t plug my car in when I first got it.  But it’s not because I was in a rush.  I still drove carefully and got 35-43 mpg.  It was because I was waiting to get my charging station installed since I had not lined that up beforehand.

    The car is by no means perfect and is not for everyone.  But I think you failed to capture the mindset of a typical Volt buyer.  Which, in my opinion, renders your 2 weeks largely a waste of time.  For the most part, Volt drivers are not the quick start, quick stop tailgating traffic weavers that you appear to assume they are.  That’s going to kill your fuel economy in ANY vehicle.  Priuses included.  You got well below the EPA estimates because you drove well outside of the EPA’s ‘average driving style’.  I get well above their estimates because that’s how I drive.  Assuming that fuel economy is your primary concern.

    For Volt owners, fuel economy is not the only factor.  After all, you’re buying a 40k car.  Anyone who buys any new car to save money is stupid.  The gas savings just help offset the price.  Volt owners enjoy the drive quality, responsiveness, standard features, and trim options.  Many also enjoy using domestic fuel rather than sending their money overseas.  If they wanted a MPG econobox, they’d buy a Prius.

  • Trustnum

    The thing is though that the Volt should be designed to target the average driver. For EV’s to ever sell in large numbers they have to be able to appeal and offer the advantages to an average person who may not be a hypermiler. Specifically a person who is interested in all the convienences that a gasoline car offers but with electric power. In regard to the interior features and quality,those of the Volt do not match an average 40 grand car. The Volt is a good responsible effort that appeals to the green consious motorist. That individual is willing to put up with a higher price point then the similar size Chevy Cruze. They will put up with religiously recharging for 10-12 hrs each night. They will put up with an inefficient climate control system in warm weather while on electric power and they will drive ultra conservately to eek out the maximum 35 miles or so on electric power offered. However, the average person will not be willing to do this. They simply want the same convienence they can get in a gasoline powered car or even a gasoline powered Hybrid. The basic attitude of the general public is simply what the car can do for me, not what compromises I have to make to go green. Therefore while the Volt is a good effort it needs further development in efficiency with  its electric battery to allow the following:
    1) Extend the average range to 75 miles on electric power while supporting full use of all electrical components regardless of weather.Further to be efficient enough to support aggresive driving habits of the average motorist.
    2) Bring the price point down into the mid 20 grand range
    3) Dramatically improve the charging time down to a reasonable 15 to 30 minutes with infrastructure to support multiple charging stations through out towns and cities.
    Until the technology improves the Volt and Cars like it will always hold limited appeal and will continue to sell in limited numbers.
    With all what I’ve said I’m not in any way condemming the Volt. The Volt represents a fundemental shift in transportaion technology to the average consumer. I do believe that the Volt and cars like it will get much much better. It is right now similar to the flat screen TV or the cell phone or the desk top computer when they first came out. It’s taken a decade or more for these other technologies to be less expensive while at the same time more efficient and convienant to the average consumer.

  • Pat

    To be honest I think this is one of the best Chevrolet Volt reviews I’ve read on the internet. I don’t think Omar is saying that the car is totally useless. He’s looking at it from a point of view of as a daily driver. I understand that “most buyers of the Volt pay attention to their energy consumption in electric mode” but what if you just want to go from point A to B without paying attention about how much battery or gas you’re using. I mean there will definitely be times in your ownership period of the Volt where you just want to drive and not pay attention to miles. Otherwise, you spending $40k+ on a car that you have to ‘think’ about so much is completely stupid.

  • Cad4life

    a fully loaded 3 serier/a4, not new; guy u have 2 want this car & b smart enough 2 use it, ex. why didnt u plug it in @ work, etc., not picking but u have 2 really want this car

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Dave-Baragona/1625088039 Dave Baragona

    Extending the range to 75 miles and the price down to $25K are no brainers……But not realistic today…

    Sure. I want a 75 mile, $25K Volt. I also want to work only 30 hours/week and get a 25% increase in pay. While I’m at it, I also want a $25K Mercedes…. Obviously, none of these things are going happen today.

    BUT…… Like you said… Wait 10 years and let’s see if EV’s can make the same transition to affordability like HDTV (20 years old), cell phones (30 years old) and PC’s (40 years old).

    In the mean time, the Volt and other EV’s will be purchased by the same folks that bought the early HDTV’s, cell phones and PC’s.

    I would not write off EV’s just because they aren’t affordable or have enough range after only 1 year….

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EEECEWOCWYG2Y6EE6XQ46PP6LQ Bryant

    I only hear good things from people that own the Volt. Only draw back is the consumers in the segment want a cheap car with high MPG and the Volt is not cheap. 

  • Neil Bajwa

    This guy obviously does not know how to drive the volt.  I have one.  The lowest I got on a charge was 32 miles.  The highest was 60 miles.  I average 170 mpg.  I have used 12 gallons of fuel with 2700 miles.  This car is amazing.  It drives well, and kind of has a muscle car look in a segment that looks kind of wimpy.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GHZQ5PICXPQGMOS4NZSNY3WHAA Johnny

    Fair review. I own the Volt and absolutely love it! But there are scenarios where the Prius may be a better choice – for instance 100+ mile commutes each day. I drive my Volt real hard and a get 32 to 40 miles on a charge, but I live in San Diego. Electric mode is awesome – and the car is much more luxurious than a Prius, but again, I think the Prius is a great car as well.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/GHZQ5PICXPQGMOS4NZSNY3WHAA Johnny

    All fair points except eeking out 35 miles on a charge. I drive my Volt like a maniac, often hitting over 85 MPH for long durations with the radio cranking and the fan blowing. I routinely get 35 miles but I do badly want at least 75 miles electric range and a faster charge – and would pay an extra 20K+ for it! The noise in gas mode is sometime excessive but other times indescernible (spelling?).

  • GP

    Actually, base price at Serra Chevrolet in Michigan was faaaaaar lower than MRSP.  I picked up a 2012 base model: 3 years of OnStar and Onstar turn by turn directions which download to screen in car, SmartLease and 30,000 miles for $290/month.  Cheaper than a Pontiac Grand Am and only $40 more each month paying for 2006 Prius. 

  • GP

    Meant when paying for Grand Am back in 2002.

  • Dustin

    No one ever talks about how much their electric bill increased plugging in the car for 12 hours?

  • Ron from PA

    It is so funny reading the “reviews” of the Volt. In this case, your report that it takes 10 hours to charge with the 110 charger is accurate. How about telling everyone that when you commit to this technology you should pay the $500-$650 for the 240 charger that gets the car full charged in 4 HOURS? I have THREE Volts, two in PA and one in CA. The two cars in PA have a total of 13000 miles with a total of 50 gallons used, which is an average of 260 miles per gallon. One car is driven within its electric range most of the time (which really is 35 miles during spring and summer) and has 5000 miles on it with 8 gallons used. The other car driven by my wife less often totally on electic has 8000 miles with 42 gallons used. And the car in CA which is new, just crossed the 1000 mile mark and I have not used one drop of gas. To me these are STUNNING figures to make a Saudi Sheik have nightmares. And if you read the reviews of real people who are actually using this car AS IT WAS intended, these remarkable gas figures are quite the norm for the car. There is a reason the Volt was the European Car of the Year for 2012, it is a stunning piece of technology and the ONLY electric car with no range limitation. And for the record, in the history of US car making no US car has ever won European car of the year. My understanding is that the Europeans are taking to this car much better with over 7000 Volts already on order.  And by the way when you really discount the car (which dealers are now doing) you can easily get it down to $37000-$38000 so the net for the car after the Federal Tax Credit is barely $30,000 barely a few thousand above a loaded Prious, which this car is not. So my answer to you when you say should you buy a volt is resounding “I DO NOT USE MUCH GAS, YOU DO!”, so absolutely you should buy one.

  • Ron from PA

    Electric bill for my 3 cars is not even noticable on my electric bill …..

  • David LaPorte

    Depends on your electric rates.  Think 12-12.5 kWh.  Where I am, that’s about a buck and a quarter per full charge.

  • David LaPorte

    It’s not that you have to hypermile to get above 25 miles per charge.  It’s that you seriously have to drive like an asshole 100% of the time to get only 25 miles unless you’re in the middle of a blizzard.  And not plugging the car in at all for a week is just ridiculous.  Not even the busiest, least attentive, owner would simply not plug it in.  It’s not the worst review I’ve seen and makes some fine points.  But when you try to review it from the perspective of Joe Driver and don’t even plug it in for a week, you’ve missed the mark.

  • Jon

    To every one after this guy for thinking he didn’t recharge the Volt at all…READ THE WHOLE REVIEW!!! He says in the first paragraph “the first where I was very disciplined and had it charged and ready to go every morning and the second where I fueled up as I would with a conventional model.”

    Are u guys blind? The best part about this review is that there is a anslyses of both situations over a week long period. Both situations of the Volts two modes…electric and gas. All you volt owners here defending your purchase seem to already do so without reading the review. Maybe you feel like you need to defend it because YOU feel you made the wrong decision.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/FF5CCWFF75ZEOXNNVMOVVKFSDE KickinCanada

    I’ve had my Volt for six months.  It costs me $1.25 in electricity.  To drive 40 miles in the city in a regular ICE vehicle would easily cost me $7-$9 in gas here in Canada.  It’s never taken 12 hours to charge my Volt (10 max with the 120V, less with the 240V).  In the summer it is easy to pull down 50 miles range and if you plug in between drives, 100 miles a day electric is really easy to do.  Basically I give the finger to big oil and support domestic fuel and innovation.  And I get to drive a premium car for the average price of a regular vehicle (when looking at total cost of ownership over 5 years).

    The styling is great.  Every person has commented on how good it looks and how “back to the future” like the interier is.  I only seem to see disparaging comments from naysayers on the blogs and most haven’t ever stepped near one.  I have never had one negative comment spoken to me about this vehicle in person.  On the contrary not a week goes buy without complete strangers stopping me asking questions.

    The performance, and fun I have with this car is awesome. And even when using the gas generator 40mpg is standard.  I’m not sure what the point of his second test was – to find out what the absolute worse MPG possible is?  IF you own a Volt you will never go a day without plugging in as it is much easier than visiting a gas station and emptying your wallet all the time.  And “110 mpg – not bad at all.” wtf?  not bad he says?  Thats near impossible in another car (except a Leaf) and is the first time in 100 years we can buy something like this.  Sure a Prius might be the better option if you are traveling long distanses all the time and don’t have access to a plug between drives but the Volt fits the profile well of most urban dwellers. Just dig through all the BS news reporting, go test drive one, and you will have a smile on your face for sure!

  • Mike

    I don’t think the Chevy Volt is a bad looking car but guys come on seriously. I know there are a lot of Volt owners on this commenting thread but this car isn’t that good looking. It’s got that wedge/hatchback shape and GM calls it a sedan. the legroom for rear passenger also seems tight.

  • Jacob Jones

    I could, as I drive to and from school plus around town. The problem I have with this is the cost of replacing the batteries after the warranty limits have been reached. The interior has excellent quality! Alas, I was refused a test drive and have never been refused from a test drive on anything else. Also, there is not enough knee room for rear passengers. 

  • Matt

     Review: 2012 Chevrolet Volt, can you live with it everyday? NO……..too expensive and complicated.
    But this is typical GM…….start at the top and work your way down :-)

  • http://www.audipage.com/ Audipage

    The looks are fine and awesome but when specifications come, the top speed 100 mph doesn’t seems enough and the 0-60 figure in 9.3 seconds is also against pros. Although, the car is doing very good in market but still their are more expectations of buyers for performance.

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    ok that’s not a very balanced assessment: If you want to say somebody is too busy to bother with charging their car, they are FAR too busy to fill up with gas.

    Fact: it takes about 3 seconds to charge the Volt from the user’s point of view, because when you get home, you plug it in on the way into the house. In contrast, if you fill up with gas once a week, this takes about 5 minutes.  
    So about 21 seconds of your time to fill up the Volt weekly, versus 5 minutes for gas fill up weekly… The Volt is a clear winner on the time convenience factor. 

    And you never have to go out of your way to fill up the Volt. The ‘gas station’ is your home.

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    No, Jon, he’s not being accurate.  To quote myself:
    Fact: it takes about 3 seconds to charge the Volt from the user’s point of view, because when you get home, you plug it in on the way into the house. In contrast, if you fill up with gas once a week, this takes about 5 minutes.  
    So about 21 seconds of your time to fill up the Volt weekly, versus 5 minutes for gas fill up weekly… The Volt is a clear winner on the time convenience factor. And you never have to go out of your way to fill up the Volt. The ‘gas station’ is your home. To the theoretical person who fits the second example: if you are just too lazy to spend far LESS time filling up with electrons and would rather be forced to fill up with gas when on empty, you are not time efficient and that would explain why you are so rushed.

    And it LITERALLY takes about 3 seconds. NOT MORE.

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    @df895e272cb17c005ae53de8ea8a189b:disqus I agree a 240 charger is an option, but people are missing the whole point which Volt owners understand:  Most people sleep. The Volt can charge at night while you sleep.
    Say, for example, you come home at 7 pm and leave at 6 am. On your way into the house you plug in your Volt. Next morning, your car is fully charged and ready to go.
    Time taken to charge your Volt: 3 seconds (from your user point of view).

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    There are a number of Volt Owners who previously owned BMW’s, Mercedes, Audi, and even higher class cars, and have said they consider the interior features and quality to be on par with their prior cars.

    If you want to say Volt drivers have to “put up” with charging for (clarification) 8-10 hours nightly , you may as well say regular gas car drivers have to “put up” with their car being parked for 8-10 hours nightly. The comment is irrelevant.

    Park the Volt; as you get out you plug in the charger, 3 seconds, done.
    It is a matter of changing the mindset from “need to stand in the drizzling rain at a disgustingly filthy gas station for 5 to 7 minutes once weekly” TO “need to spend 3 seconds plugging in my car each evening.”

    THAT is the fact.

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    His scenario #2 is like taking a horse-and-buggy driver and telling them “don’t change your ways but try to drive a gas car” and lo and behold they don’t do quite as well if they don’t fill up the gas car with gas (“but I’m not used to filling up the car with gas”).

    I.e. if you are using new technology you need to adapt to it.  Might I say, taking (literally) 3 seconds to plug in each evening as you get out of the car takes very little adaptation, especially when you can rid yourself of the need to go to the gas station weekly and spend $50 and 5-7 minutes of your precious time there.

  • Nehemiah Spencer

    a poll on Gm-Volt.com showed that most people’s electric rates go up by less than $60 per month, and a majority are in the $20 range monthly.

  • Chadrock94

    Great review! Drop the price of the car by $10k and I would buy it.

  • repealobamacare

    Enjoy your $44,000 coal powered car. (where do you think your electricity is coming from?)

    Also – electricity is not taxed as a motor vehicle fuel, so you are freeloading on the rest of us. (same goes for your $7,500 gubmint cheese subsidy)I just hope you do better than the owners of the Chevy Vega, Cadillac V-8-6-4, and GM Diesel powered sedans of the 80’s.GM can’t even build a halfway decent compact car, and I for one wouldn’t trust them with something as cutting edge as a plug-in electric hybrid.I do give them credit for trying to be innovative. Aluminum engine blocks with no steel cylinder liners are now common, (the Vega’s horrid engine was of this design) as are engines with “displacement on demand” technology. Diesels are even making a small come back in America. (no thanks to GM) So – good luck – you’re gonna need it pal!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Joash-Tan/100000351085371 Richard Joash Tan

    it’s called “bricking”

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Joash-Tan/100000351085371 Richard Joash Tan

    Review: 2012 Chevrolet Volt, can you live with it everyday? HELL YEAH! once prices will come down.
    still this is typical GM…….start at the top and work your way down :-)

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Joash-Tan/100000351085371 Richard Joash Tan

    you are a troll

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Q43U2YU23BFSVGGU7PBFQFMXHY Johnny Frayna

     Another quality car from Chevrolet. Hoping to see this running on the street.

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  • Car Accident Lawyers

    Hmm, I definitely think I could live with it. That is a sleek car.

  • http://www.carautodriver.co.uk/blog/ New car reviews

    After watching it once I can’t live without Chevrolet Volt, really it is an advanced automobile achievement. It is having the awesome features which attract a person in a one look, it is having awesome interior and exterior which are really amazing and provide you the best performance ever.

  • Ar-rebel13

     Nice car but very over priced. The technology for great hybrids for years. Honda Insight was out in 2000 for around  $12,000 starting price and was well worth the money. Tho this car has a lot of bells and whistles, to me its over priced for what it is. Chevy needs to come out with a reasonable priced hybrid that gets at least 75mpg like Honda did in 2000 that we all can afford and not just one over priced for the upper class.

  • http://twitter.com/StanfordSmilow Stanford Smilow

    very nice