The 2018 Chevy Volt is another of the products from the stable of Chevrolet a car maker which is known to specialize in making and designing SUVs and pickup trucks. However, their cars like the Cruze are making headlines world over when compared to the other models.
Coming to the Volt, it was released using different names worldwide and is now coming back with a universal name. The car maker is planning to a great job in upgrading the car and making it more suitable for buyers by improving all aspects of the new Chevy Volt 2018 like the fuel efficiency which it is known for, the exteriors as well as the interiors.
2018 Chevy Volt review of changes
The exterior of the new 2018 Volt comes with few changes only the headlights and nothing more. The frame of the vehicle is revisited and is now more aggressive. The exterior of the car has LED technology for headlights and taillights. Front fascia will feature restyled bumper with integrated LED fog lights. It will run on 17-inch 5-spoke aluminum wheels. It will be available in only two trim levels: LT and Premier. Safety system includes Rear Cross-Traffic alert, Rear vision camera, Side blind zone alert, Tire pressure monitor system, Forward automatic braking and StabiliTrak system with brake assist and Traction control.
On the interiors, you will find plenty of changes done on the dashboard. There is a new clusters installed in instrument panel. Apart from that the shift knob is new. You will also notice new upholstery which gives the car a new and refreshing look. It can seat 5 passengers and has sufficient space both at the front and back. It will feature air conditioning with single-zone automatic climate control. There should be a slight increase in the space inside as well as the cargo area. When it comes to audio system there is Chevrolet MyLink Radio standard for both models. It comes with 8-inch touchscreen color display, Bluetooth connectivity, SiriusXM Travel Link, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, NavTraffic, Apple CarPlay function and 6-speaker system. Higher packages includes 8 speakers with sub-woofer.
New Chevy Volt 2018 specs
The new Chevy Volt 2018 comes with the powerful combination of electric batteries and standard petrol unit. According to insiders, the car maker will make some improvements to the engine. After all, that is the main ingredient of this car. The old 1.5-liter engine will keep same displacement but with power upgrade. This engine in 2017-year model produce 101 horses and 103 lb-ft of torque. This petrol engine runs in combination with 2 permanent-magnet synchronous electric motors / generators and they produce 149 HP and 294 lb-ft of torque. Power for electric motors will come from lithium-ion battery pack.
That combination of powerplants can produce fuel economy up to 42 mpg using gasoline only and 106 MPGe using electric power. Having only electric power, the vehicle can chug along to 53 miles without the need for recharging. These two drive trains are going to be paired with automatic transmission. There is a FWD on the car but there is no official word on the AWD.
2018 Chevy Volt price and release date
The news says that the car maker will release the new Chevy Volt 2018 by the end of the 2017. However, there is no confirmation on that. With the way in which Chevrolet works, they usually take longer to hand it over to their dealerships. However, the company is working hard to ensure that the model is available in many countries when compared to the last few years. Though the pricing is not yet shown, we think that the 2018 Chevy Volt price should not be more than $35,000.