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2017 Chevrolet Volt vs. 2016 BMW M235 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Volt offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW M235. The BMW M235 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Volt.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Volt is clearly a better financial choice over the BMW M235. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Volt carries a much lower Destination Charge than the BMW M235.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Volt is a little wider than the BMW M235, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Volt, which is slightly longer than the BMW M235.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Volt has much less torque than the BMW M235, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Volt has about the same turning radius as the BMW M235, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Volt is significantly less powerful than the BMW M235. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
The Chevrolet Volt offers greater seating capacity than the BMW M235, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Volt is not as nearly as extensive as that of the BMW M235.

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2017 Chevrolet
Volt

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MSRP*: $33,220 - $37,570

2016 BMW
M235

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MSRP*: $44,150 - $46,150
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.97%
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.44% As low as 3.29%
City MPG: -- 20
Highway MPG: -- 30 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $31,891 - $36,067 $41,120 - $42,960

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.