2016 Chevrolet Volt Hybrid - Chevrolet Cars Review
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2016 Chevrolet Volt Hybrid, The beginning of the new generation brought some extensive changes in both construction elements of the model, as well as in its design and equipment. New Volt will be built on a new platform, which will result in weight reduction (243 pounds less to be precise). However the size of the model grew. It is now 0.8 inch wider and 3.3 inch longer than the current model. The wheelbase is also longer for about ½ inch. This provides additional room on the inside, and 2016 Volt will be able to accommodate up to 5 passengers. It comes available in two trims, including 2LT Hatchback and 2LZ Premier.
Base features now include WiFi Hotspot, rearview camera, two additional airbags and 8-inch touchscreen. The dash is redesigned and now offer more traditional layout with upgraded materials used for its production and finishes. Behind the steering wheel is placed another screen with driver information. The performance of the new Chverolet Volt is also improved, as well as its efficiency. The powertrain is based on a new 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which delivers around 101 horsepower.
However new powertrain is around 100 pounds lighter than the outgoing version. It is combined with two electric motors, which together deliver 149 horsepower and a whopping 294 pound-feet of torque. In this combination, the 1.5-liter unit mainly operates as generator by sending the power to battery pack. Its second role in this power unit is to provide extended range. Although EPA-estimated mpg is still unavailable, GM (General Motors) claims that new Volt will deliver 41 mpg on gas, and 102 MPGe on electricity. Acceleration time (from zero to 60 mph) is estimated at 8.4 second, which is around 0.4 second faster than before.
via : 2016car.net