The Volt's engine can last over 30 years! Services are subject to user terms and limitations. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges. . Services are subject to user terms and limitations. Interior The Gen 1 Volt was nice inside, but its touch-sensitive control panel fell short. Even the hand-built ones are done in a very pristine environment.
Usually just a tire rotation. That 100,000 mile maintenance crap? It's a far nicer experience than what you get in a 2015 Toyota Prius hybrid — no continuously variable automatic transmission drone, no whining motors. Open the fluid reservoir and crack the bleeder screws. The maintenance mode is delay-able. For important tire and wheel information, go to or see your dealer. My understanding is that the Service Department provides the majority of the margin the dealer sees. Does not include air filters.
Preventative maintenance is your friend for a long lasting healthy vehicle. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles'. Competition is still not entirely an apples-to-apples comparison, as no car on the market can do what the Volt does — drive 50-plus miles on electric power only and continue to more than 400 miles at 42 mpg before needing refueling. Chevy Volt news and discussion. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details. Even at 98% efficiency, that is still over 3,000 watts - the heat output of two plug-in 115 volt space heaters.
All fees and programming subject to change. Battery prices continue to become cheaper for consumers, as the technology crawls past its infancy, and a new-generation of mechanics will have even greater skills to service these cars more efficiently. Mountain is for driving in conditions with long uphill grades, as it turns on the engine to add some reserve battery power so as not to have to rely solely on the engine's generating output to get you through the Rockies. I usually change the oil on a new car early, possible issues with manufacturing debris or contaminants but mostly just curiosity about the car. Something many people now a days don't grasp. Although I did have some expense: When they rotate the tires they don't balance them! Even if you got it from Chevy, they screwed up this early draft.
Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Hold mode allows you to keep the battery charge wherever it's at when you push the button. Your actual range may vary based on several factors including temperature, terrain, and conditions. Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. The same applies to the motor windings, buried deep in the drive unit.
All the materials inside have been upgraded, with excellent cloth seats standard and optional leather ones. Its nice to know the era of every 2,000 mile oil changes are over as that is when I changed my oil during the late 1960's when I started driving. Services are subject to User Terms and limitations. I had this happen when I'd had about 2 straight months of just electric operation, but I don't know if its time or distance triggered. I did this because both cars had been sitting on dealer lots for a long time.
See Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit. But eventually it'll force it if you keep delaying it. Something many people now a days don't grasp. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details. Over time, using the button instead of just tapping the brakes lets you recapture a lot of energy, since the car's electric motors can also act as generators. Apple CarPlay and iPhone are trademarks of Apple Inc.
Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. This is not a bad thing; the best thing that could be said about the old Volt was that it was an obvious product of the wind tunnel. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5. You will be charged at then-current rates. For now it's easier to just accept that the Volt remains a four-seat car. Your actual range may vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain and driving technique. Even if you got it from Chevy, they screwed up this early draft.
If I get a 2nd gen Volt instead of a Bolt I will track gasoline miles with the onstar app and do the first oil change at around 600 miles, and then do them according to schedule after that. Use this information at your own risk. Do it at least every 5 years or whenever you replace the pads. In such conditions, the Volt is more efficient if you let the engine help power the car at highway speeds and save the all-electric power for in-town, lower-speed driving, where electric is the more efficient approach. The fuel maintenance will burn off an entire tank of fuel once a year if you can't finish a tank in a year. That fifth-place seat you've heard about in the rear? That is excellent news for me because I travel less than 300 miles a month, or less than 3,500 miles a year.