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2016 Chevy Volt review, specification, price

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In Detroit on the international automobile show was presented the second gen Chevy Volt hybrid hatchback for 2015-2016, which by its own entity became much alike a full-fledged electro-mobiles.

Model designers stated they took into account all the claims of the 1-st gen Chevy Volt owners, so this 2-gen model has a great ability of a success.

2016 Chevy Volt design

Generation revision presented 2016 Chevy Volt a fashionable and progressive appearance with sleek silhouettes, and sport face. Sides and hood of the new Chevy Volt has acquired renewed aerodynamic stamps, narrow head lights became more innovative, and the same way changed the rear lights. Different texture got a classic for Volt front grille plates. And for the 2nd-gen straight behind them are electric blinds, reducing opposition to the oncoming airflow at high velocity.

If considered in General, the design of the new 2016 Chevy Volt model is more interesting than its precursor, and in this intention novelty resolutely steps ahead.

2016 Chevy Volt exterior

New car received a traditional salon for 5 passengers, trimmed in the most dynamic style, where actually no edges, all components have a rounded faces, front panel and central console are much more fitting and friendlier to the driver.

Likewise, the salon of 2nd-gen 2016 Chevy Volt got a good ambient light, a leather-trimmed steering wheel and 10 airbags. What is still the same – so it is space for a Luggage, which can contain a maximum of 301 liter.

2016 Chevy Volt release date

Article about the 2016 Chevy Volt has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.

2016 Chevy Volt dimensions

Chevrolet Volt 2nd generation hatchback has grown:

  • length – 4582 mm;
  • wheelbase – 2694 mm;
  • width – 1809 mm;
  • height – 1432 mm.

Review the configuration and the use of a large number of modern details gave the designers the opportunity to lower the weight to 1607 kg, which is 114 kg lighter than the previous model.

2016 Chevy Volt Configuration

List of the exact configuration 2016 Chevy Volt have not yet been published, although some of the options included in the common model will be: led daytime running lights; 10 airbags, together with the knee airbag for driver and front passenger; power windows; heated front seats; voice control media-system MyLink with 8” touchscreen, and Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink system; vehicle rear view camera and there is a large variety of electronic helpers.

Among this options are parking helper, lane track system, blind areas monitor system and others.

2016 Chevy Volt Specifications

In 2016 Chevrolet Volt set up a changed Voltec propulsion system, including a 1.5L 4-cyl gas engine and 2 electric motors, 1 of them plays the role of a generator. Gasoline engine in some travel modes is used just to charge the battery.

The suspension layout is the same as 1st-gen. All wheels have disc brake mechanisms, ventilated on front axle, and the steering mechanism added electro-mechanics.

The main traction electric motor, though new, but received no power up – 151 HP and its torque increased from 370 to 398 Nm. Generator motor decreased to 61 HP.

New battery developed with LG Chem and more common to full electric vehicles. Its lightweight model has decreased cell number, 192 instead 288, although all of this capacity has increased from 17.1 to 18.4 kWh, which in combination with fresh power units allowed to increase the power reserve to 80 km solely on only one electric charge or to 676 km with gas engine in operation. The total time of charging the battery is 4.5 hours.

Hybrid accelerates to 60mph for 8.5 seconds.

2016 Chevy Volt Release date and pricing

Start of 2016 Chevy Volt sales will be in late 2015 or even early 2016.

Release date: early 2016

According to preliminary data, price of the 2nd generation 2016 Chevy Volt in the U.S. will be about $40 thousand.


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