2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volt

$39k hybrid car, designed & built in U.S.A. 95 city / 90 hwy 379 mile range, plug-in electric engine
149 hp 5 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

Pros

The Volt vs other Recent hybrid cars

Highway gas mileage Fantastic highway fuel efficiency Help
90 mpg
Airbags More airbags Help
6
Driver side crash test Safer for the driver in side collisions Help
5 stars
Rear brakes Better brakes Help
Disc
Rollover resistance Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
5 stars
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard
Has subwoofer Has a subwoofer Help
In-city gas mileage Fantastic city fuel efficiency Help
95 mpg
Braking distance at 60mph Good braking distance from 60mph Help
124 ft
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
Rear passenger crash test Safer for passengers in the rear in side collisions Help
5 stars
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Optional
Cupholders More cupholders Help
6

Cons

The Volt vs other Recent hybrid cars

Cargo space Limited cargo space Help
10.6 ft3
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
149 HP
Passengers Below average number of seats Help
4
Top speed Below average top speed Help
100 mph
basic warranty miles Shorter basic warranty Help
36,000 mile
front seats Cramped front seats Help
52.0 ft3
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
roof rails Roof rails Help
Not Available
Has speed sensitive volume Lacks speed-sensitive volume Help
premium radio Premium radio Help
Not Available
City driving range Poor range in the city Help
379 miles
Highway driving range Poor range on the highway Help
379 miles
Hybrid Isn't a hybrid Help
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
25.4 lb/hp
back seats Cramped back seats Help
38.3 ft3
basic warranty years Shorter-lasting basic warranty Help
3 year
keyless entry Keyless entry Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
rear air conditioning Rear air conditioning Help
Not Available
CD changer CD changer Help
Not Available
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
6

Discussion What do you think about the 2012 Chevrolet Volt?

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Jane (2:14 AM, March 03, 2013)
I don't understand how it isn't a hybrid car.. it uses 2 potential forms of energy, and thats only if you're going on trips longer than ~40 miles that the gas kicks in.
 
Alberto (7:57 PM, January 28, 2012)
I meant for the electric car. 
 
Alberto (7:54 PM, January 28, 2012)
should not be a problem not to be hybrid .