Features of the 2016 Chevy Volt
The debut of the 2016 Chevy Volt was one of the groundbreaking moments of the 2015 North American International Auto Show. Chevrolet’s latest production electric-gasoline hybrid vehicle is better than ever with a new exterior look as well as improved performance all around. According to early estimates, the new Chevy Volt will have the ability to travel up to 50 miles using only electric power. Also making a debut are several new features of the 2016 Chevy Volt. Improvements to the available accessories and standard equipment list of the new car are going to go a long way into winning over people who may be stuck on the fence.
Many of the new features of the 2016 Chevy Volt will make driving the vehicle on cold days more pleasant. The second-generation Chevy hybrid has a number of heated accessories like rear seats and steering wheel. Also, the rear seat of the new 2016 Volt has been redesigned. Thanks to a change in the battery pack, three people can now sit comfortably across the rear seat. If there are only two passengers sitting in the standard positions, a rear armrest can be deployed. Chevy engineers have added a few more charging indicator lights to the instrument panel to make it easier to check the charging status of the car from the outside.
Some of the changes to the battery that have helped increase seating capacity in the car include making the batteries more efficient. By utilizing the latest in lithium ion battery technology, the 2016 Chevy Volt is 12 percent more efficient while storing more energy. This was accomplished by using fewer battery cells and reducing the overall weight of the battery system by more than 45 kilograms. The gasoline range extender has a fuel-economy score of 5.7 L/100km and can push total range of the 2016 Chevy Volt to more than 640 km.
The 2016 Chevy Volt will start arriving to dealerships like Don Wheaton in the second half of 2015. If you would like to learn more about what is capable with Chevy electric vehicles, contact a Don Wheaton sales professionals today.