2017 Chevy Volt
The Chevy Volt is an intelligently engineered and designed plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The 2017 model year Volt was released in February 2016 and as of August 2016, it is the world’s all-time best-selling plug-in hybrid electric vehicle ever.
The Volt was originally introduced in 2011, and it is currently in its second generation. Since the first-generation model, the Bolt has been upgraded and improved with a variety of new features and engineering changes that debuted on the second generation for the 2015 model year. The 2017 Chevy Volt is available in two trim options -- the Volt LT (base trim) and the Volt Premier (upgraded trim).
From the style to the fuel economy and performance, this car is loved by many. Unlike other hybrids, which have smaller batteries, the Chevy Volt is able to travel a good distance on its battery and it has a very long range when the battery and engine work together. The Chevy Volt has excellent reviews from trusted car publications and it has won many awards like the 2016 Green Car of the Year Award. You can search our 2017 Chevy Volt inventory here.
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Performance + Fuel Economy
Engine + Battery
The 2017 Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). PHEVs can be powered by the 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery, or the battery and engine, or just the 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine. PHEVs have larger batteries than hybrids and the larger battery allows them to travel farther on pure electricity, but it needs to be plugged in to fully re-charge.This hybrid can produce up to 149 horsepower and 294 lb-ft of torque.
The 2017 Chevy Volt can travel up to 53 miles on a fully-charged battery, which is plenty for most people’s daily commute to and from work. The Volt has a fuel economy of 106 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) of combined city and highway driving. When the engine and battery work together the Volt has a range of 420 miles before being fueled up or recharged. Chevy expects drivers will be able to drive the Volt 1,000 miles between fuel ups with regular charging.
As a PHEV, the Chevy Volt offers savings in both annual gas costs and annual CO2 emissions. To put the savings in perspective here is a comparison of the Volt, 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid and 2017 Toyota Camry (gas). In one year of driving 15,000 miles the Volt uses 127 gallons of gas, which is 253 gallons less than the Camry Hybrid and 458 gallons less than the Camry. Additionally the Volt’s average annual CO2 emissions are 6,871 pounds, which is 2,247 pounds less than the Camry Hybrid and 7,157 pounds less than the Camry.
Exterior + Charging
The 2017 Chevy Volt is a compact sedan that has seating for five passengers. To ensure the vehicle was as fuel efficient as possible, the Volt’s exterior was carefully crafted to be very aerodynamic. The Volt’s headlights and taillights are daytime running LED lights for both safety and appearance. The Volt rides on 17-inch painted aluminum wheels wrapped in all-season blackwall tires. Some optional features available include an illuminated charger port and 17" aluminum ultra-bright painted wheels with gloss black pockets.
The 2017 Chevy Volt has a lithium-ion battery because lithium-ion is a fast-charging battery that maintains a charge very well. With a 120-volt cord, the Volt recharges in approximately 13 hours or at a charging station or with a professionally installed 240-volt home charging system, the Volt can fully recharge in 4.5 hours. Additionally, the Volt has a GPS system that can be programmed with its home location and will notify owners of off-peak electricity rates so they can reduce their electric costs.
The interior of the Volt is classy and modern. The Volt comes standard with cloth bucket seats in the front and rear 60/40 split folding seats to allow for more cargo volume. A leather wrapped steering wheel with steering wheel controls, and dedicated storage space for the charging cord are all standard interior features as well.
Entertainment + Tech
Chevy vehicles including the Volt come standard with Chevy’s MyLink system. This system allows Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to work through a Bluetooth connection. Through the MyLink system phone calls, navigation, and radio/music can play through the vehicle’s speakers. A six-speaker audio system and SiriusXM both come with the Volt as well and can be accessed on the MyLink 8-inch digital touchscreen display.
Safety, Warranty + Pricing
Excellent Standard Safety
Chevy is dedicated to the safety of their drivers and their passengers, so the Volt is loaded with safety technology. The Volt has tech that can warn drivers of their surroundings when the vehicle detects there is a risk of an accident. Other protective features like blind zone alert, rear traffic alert, and lane keep assist are also available safety options. The Volt is also equipped with standard safety features like 10 airbags, passenger airbag sensing technology, OnStar basic for five years, OnStar Crisis Alert and OnStar Emergency Services.
Teen Driver Tech
The Volt is also equipped with Teen Driver, which makes the Volt an excellent new car for families with new drivers. Chevy’s unique Teen Driver system allows parents to set limits for teen drivers as well as record how they drive. The system will warn them when they go over the speed limit, and can limit the radio volume and will not play until all passengers are buckled in. Data includes how many times the warnings in the car go off like the Forward Collision alert.
Warranty and Pricing
The price for the LT (base trim) begins at just $33,220 and goes up to around $37,550 for the Premier trim. Additionally, the 2017 Volt is eligible for the full $7,500 federal tax credit.
Warranties for the Volt are the same Chevy’s standard warranties for all Chevy vehicles including a three year or 36,000 mile basic warranty and a five year or 60,000 mile powertrain warranty.
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