2016 Chevrolet Volt

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