2016 Chevrolet Volt

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2016 Chevrolet Volt
MSRP
$33,170
BASE MODEL
MPG
43
CITY
42
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
149 HP
Gas/Electric I4 ENGINE
Rating
0
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

At the heart of the Volt are two electric motors that power the front wheels. They combine to make 149 horsepower, sending power to the wheels through a continuously variable transmission (CVT.) In addition, the Volt also has a 1.5L 4-cylinder gasoline engine making 101 horsepower. This engine is mainly used to simply charge the batteries, but if need be, power can be sent directly to the front wheels as well. Unlike the previous generation Volt, the new gasoline engine does not require premium fuel. While nobody would accuse the Volt of being fast, it does get out of its own way, with 60 mph coming in a reasonab...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Electric car economy with traditional car range; bigger than expected interior; excellent smartphone integration
  • Steering
  • Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)- TBD -
  • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)3.0
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)36.40
  • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall15.7
  • Steering TypeElectric Pwr
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Second Hip Room (in)51.30
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)56.50
  • Passenger Volume (ft )90.0
  • Second Head Room (in)35.80
  • Front Leg Room (in)42.10
  • Front Head Room (in)37.80
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53.20
  • Second Leg Room (in)34.70
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Hip Room (in)53.70
  • Cooling System
  • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)7.4
  • Engine
  • Displacement1.5L/91
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM294
  • Fuel SystemDirect Injection
  • Engine TypeGas/Electric I4
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM149
  • Engine Order CodeL3A
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)8.9
  • Summary
  • Body StyleHatchback
  • Vehicle NameChevrolet Volt
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )10.6
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.87 x - TBD -
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Brake TypeRegenerative
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.00 x - TBD -
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)3543
  • Vehicle
  • EPA ClassificationCompact Cars
  • Number of Passenger Doors4
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearCompound Crank
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)- TBD -
  • Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)- TBD -
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
  • Suspension Type - FrontMacPherson Strut
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
  • Electrical
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)- TBD -
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)- TBD -
  • Transmission
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)2.64
  • DrivetrainFront wheel drive
  • Trans Order CodeMKV
  • Trans Type1
  • Trans Description Cont.Automatic
  • Mileage
  • EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined106
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)42
  • Battery Range (mi)53
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)43
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)42
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Width, Front (in)60.60
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)- TBD -
  • Height, Overall (in)56.4
  • Wheelbase (in)106.10
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)71.20
  • Length, Overall (in)180.40
  • Track Width, Rear (in)61.80
  • Liftover Height (in)- TBD -
  • Tires
  • Rear Tire SizeP215/50R17
  • Front Tire Order Code5GP
  • Front Tire SizeP215/50R17
  • Rear Tire Order Code5GP
  • Emissions
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year1.3
  • Wheels
  • Front Wheel MaterialAluminum
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)17 x 7.0
  • Front Wheel Size (in)17 x 7.0
  • Rear Wheel MaterialAluminum
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