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New 2017 Chevrolet Volt

Average Overall Rating:

4.9/5

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Value:
4.7/5
Exterior:
4.8/5
Interior:
4.8/5
Comfort:
4.8/5
Performance:
4.9/5
Reliability:
4.8/5

30 of 31 (96%) of consumers said they would recommend this vehicle to a friend.

Best Car I Ever Owned

Reviewed by Bob81
June 12, 2017

I like everything about the Chevrolet Volt except the rear vision. This is taken care of quite nicely by the rear view camera and sensors. I would recommend this car to anyone , but especially anyone who does mostly city driving. The ride and handling is exceptional. Chevy took their time developing the Volt but they got it right the first time. I especially like the extra range on EV. I had to drive over 60 miles before the generator took over. There are so many electronic and convenience features that I am sure it will be a while before I use them all. Truly a great car!!

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

High on Voltage

Reviewed by JP Alaska
June 06, 2017

Okay, this is about the 20th time I have tried to submit this review, with cars.com site giving a vague error. I'll shorten my review, maybe my details about the Volt were too much for their programmers. Forget what you think you know about cars. The 2017 Chevy Volt is a completely grown up product with every detail worked out. The Chevy mechanic was jealous we were buying after his Volt lease had run out. He is still paying off a pickup truck. I'm driving a 1990 Chevy pickup I bought from a guy living in it for $500, so I could do remodeling work on our house errands. My wife prefers her Volt over her Acuras of the last 25 years, and she is getting competitive about how much battery we use versus gas. The Volt gives you 50 to 70 miles running on battery charge, and then kicks in a gas engine to charge the battery and keep you running for about 450 miles total until you have to fill up the little 8 gallon gas tank if you are on a long road trip. We're getting 45-50 miles per gallon when running on gas. Most of the time, you just go home from work and plug it in as needed if you commute less than 60 miles a day, never buying gas at all. This car has more future than any gas station or electric utility, as some day, it will still run off your solar roof panels alone, as technology continues in that direction. It is the perfect technology for the transition of the next 15 years as we wake up to reality. You can be awake and happy now. It drives like a sports car, without any noise and vibration, and has a nice cargo hatchback for shopping. It makes a cool noise for blind people to hear you at the crosswalk. They've thought of everything! Wire your garage for 220 Volts for faster charging. It is really exciting to skip the gas station. For most people, the supplied 110V charging cord will do, with overnight taking care of keeping the battery topped off. Maybe my long review was crashing this web site. We have not bought a new car since 2002, and take care of what we have. Other people loan us their cars, because they come back in better condition. The Volt is a car worth buying and keeping. There is no sign of 2011 Volt batteries having performance issues of any kind six years later. The only downside to this car is that the $7500 rebate from the IRS will run out when Chevy sells 200,000 electric vehicles, probably some time in 2018. I may get another Volt before then for me, so I can get to drive, too! If they make a Volt Pickup, I'll have to settle for one of those until the remodel is done. It is great looking in the Metallic Pepperdust. Get the leather seats and Bose stereo and all weather mats, and if you drive in a lot of traffic, the driver safety packages. You'll be done with buying another car for 20 years, probably. This one is all grown up. Apple Car play works great. There is a free Onstar demo for the in car 4G cellular wifi access service. Okay, seriously. Just go to the dealer and demand they let you play, too. This thing is more fun than a car. We'll be back in the market for a new model when they fly. For now, it feels about the same flying past gas pump lines. (3190 characters)

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

1 year, 12,000+ miles on '17 Volt

Reviewed by C21vintage
June 06, 2017

Love this car, no repairs req for first 12k miles, FAST, fun to drive, never buy gas unless I go on a long trip. In spring/fall driving without AC I ususally get closer to 60 miles/charge, A/C & heater cut into that but lowest ever was high 40's. Should have adjustable seat belt anchor, short people will be choked, must be corrected. Would like more sound proofing too but those are really my only complaints. No problem w visibility as I learned how to use mirrors long ago.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Beat car I've owned

Reviewed by Johnnnie
June 05, 2017

Love the ride and savings looks great gives u good feeling just drivin around So futuristic kids luv it a lot Best lookin economy car that really keeps u in control of gas n mileage

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Great car. Stop buying gas.

Reviewed by Live Electric
June 01, 2017

Drives GREAT. Outperforms similar gas cars. Save money on gas and never worry about being stranded with gas backup.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Lowest Operating Cost/Fast Through an Intersection

Reviewed by Car Crazy
May 24, 2017

Never thought I'd buy an electric or hybrid vehicle, but bought this for economic reasons. Is the very best combination, no range anxiety, but no fuel cost for my 38 mile commute. Perfect! And...will beat almost anything through an intersection.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

wow over 60 miles per charge

Reviewed by Chevy all the way
May 12, 2017

I am careful to accelerate slowly when I safely can and it is paying off, I am getting over 60 miles per charge. My 2012 Volt ws very good but this is amazing and the $7500 tax credit is apparently still in place.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Great Performance for a Alternative Fuel Car

Reviewed by Alternate Driving Experience
May 07, 2017

The Volt gives you the best of both worlds - Economy when you want and performance when you need it. With a push of a button you can transform your Volt to Sporty Car when you want to. Or you can drive it normally and save on fuel costs.

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

Best of Both Worlds!!

Reviewed by Loomie
May 04, 2017

I absolutely love that my new Volt gives me the best of BOTH WORLDS! I get to do all of my around town driving without any gasoline needed (decreasing my carbon footprint) while being able to take long trips in a solo-electric vehicle where I have to stop and charge. Absolutely love this sweet new ride... and Pepper Dust is my new favorite color!

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

A great compact car that happens to be green.

Reviewed by McRat
April 26, 2017

Good ride quality, ergonomics, comfort. Great acceleration for a green car. 6,000 miles so far, trouble free. Normal electric-only range has been 56 miles, best was 71.2 miles on a charge, worse 36 miles. Currently, it uses less than 4 gallons of regular gas per 1,000 miles (265mpg).

I would recommend this vehicle to a friend: YES

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