2016 Chevrolet Volt Specs and Release date

Friday, October 26th, 2018 - Chevrolet, News 2016

Chevrolet Volt Overview

In 2015 Auto Show in Detroit in the second hybrid sedan next generation Chevrolet Volt was released, GM spent about 435 million dollars for research and development of new hybrid car. The exterior of the new Chevrolet Volt was declassified one week before the start, the hybrid was shown at CES Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Compared to its predecessor, the outside of the second generation of the Chevrolet Volt, it was much more elegant.

When the 2016 Volt will be available? The cost of the new Chevy Volt and the date of its sales in the US They will be announced later. Whether this year or the subsequent expected fall. The Cost might be a little higher than for the current generation Volt. The exact launch date will be announced later, Chevy Volt.
Release Date: Late 2015, 2016 Chevy Volt Changes
2016 model Chevrolet Volt is a completely different compared to the previous model of car. It has new body become more futuristic exterior design; brand new interior with high-end gadgets, and what is more important to improve the transmission and the hybrid system including the battery.

Exterior and interior changes. The contours of the body in 2016 Volt has become much smoother and more harmonious. Image Mode full headlights and chrome inserts in the grille and front bumper. The interior of the new Volt be more attractive with substantially improved materials used in finishing and furnishing, new design of instrument panel, the front panel, centre console and door cards. Following the latest trends in the industry, the second generation of the Chevrolet Volt has an onboard colour screen instead of common indicators. Now it is more classic in design and may not realize that you’re in the hybrid car. The first generation Chevy Volt has a more futuristic and impressive design.

Chevrolet Volt Front Light

Technical specifications of 2016 Chevrolet Volt

As before, the new 2016 Chevy Volt is a plug-in hybrid. It moves by the hybrid powertrain consisting of a petrol engine of 1.5 liters, producing 101 horsepower (Predecessor used 84 horsepower 1.4 engine), two electric motors and a set of lithium-ion battery with a capacity 18.4 kilowatt hours compared to 17.1 kWh in the previous model. As in other plug-in hybrid systems, the internal combustion engine is used to recharge the 2016 Volt batterry , the stored energy can be replenished by plugging the car into a wall outlet. A full charge of classical 120V takes about 13 hours to about 4.5 hours at 240 volts. The new Chevrolet Volt is able to overcome 50 miles (80 km) in all-electric mode, which is twelve miles more than the gene for the previous car. With a completely full capacity of 8.9 gallons (33.7 L) and the battery fully charged tank, the mileage is 420 miles (676 km). Increasing mileage contributes not only to the new batteries and the motor, but also reduce the weight of vehicles. Thus, the two electric motors of 100 pounds (45 kg) lighter than the first production Volt and the battery due to the reduced number of cells that are there from 288 to 192, began to weigh less than 20 pounds (9 kg).

Features and Benefits. Also, 2016 years model Chevy Volt unit receives new engine control program, so that in all driving modes with two electric motors are used, not just one as before. It enables a more dynamic hybrid. It accelerates from 0 to 30 mph (50 kmh) in 2.7 seconds, and up to 62 Volt accelerates in 8.6 seconds. Another useful feature is the ability to choose the best time and place to recharge. The owner can set parameters, and the battery charging occurs as time rate lower electrical compensation, or when the network load is minimal.

Chevrolet Volt Wheel

Chevy Volt brand history
Chevy Volt, also known as Opel / Vauxhall Ampera in Europe and Australia Holden Volt debuted in 2010. It is a 5-door hatchback and belongs to the compact car segment. Chevrolet Volt is the first popular hybrid car used internal combustion engine as a generator to recharge the batteries ahead of the wheels are moving. This pattern is different from more traditional way used in the Toyota Prius and other hybrids. From 2011 until now not received design updates to Volt, but the trim levels and equipment list was changed 3 times. Chevrolet Volt has received numerous awards as the best green car and the car of the year in North America and Europe (2011).

Prices, specifications, options, features of  the 2016 Chevy  Volt could change without notice.

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