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