New 2015 Chevy Volt, comparing to other hybrids, allows you to use pure electricity for driving up to 38 miles and then switch to fuel. This enables longer trips and adds certain eco-friendliness to your travels.
As common hybrid car, Volt includes electrical motor, as well as backup combustion engine. It also offers you outstanding drive with 273 lb.-ft. of torque, which allows for 100 miles per hour maximal speed and four modes of driving. This adds certainty that using electric motor doesn’t necessarily mean losing efficiency. Peculiarity of this car is that when it switches from electric motor to four-cylinder engine, the latter generates electricity, which provides longer-distance travels without the need to recharge. All this combined gives fantastic 37 mpg, which may be not as cool as some other electric cars have, but still is absolutely amazing.
For charging of a motor in home conditions (120 V) you need about 10 hours, but if you use charging station, it allows you to save up to 50% of this time.
To provide even greater user experience, 2015 Volt model was designed as a sporty, rapid and sophisticated car with improved elements like front grille, mirrors and boot spoiler. This car is a hatchback with five doors and quite small windows on the sides. Interior design features all seats being located low, center console, which has number of touch-activated switches, and two LCD screens with 7-inch diagonal, which enable you to see how effective energy use is.
It’s important to note that this model earned more awards and positive reviews than other hybrid cars, that’s why buying it today will make you feel certain about your choice. By the way, 2015 Chevrolet Volt MSRP is approximately $34,345.