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