Chevrolet Volt (2014)
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Chevrolet Volt (2014) review: 31 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
8.1l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.1l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
370Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

4. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
84% have it

5. shorter length

4.5m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

6. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
300l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

7. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
76% have it

8. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.69m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

9. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.6l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

10. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m

11. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
30% have it

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
35l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

13. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

14. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
960mm
Mini Clubman (2014): 1.06m

15. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
915mm
Skoda Roomster S (2014): 1.01m

16. Is a hybrid car

Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
9% have it

17. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
19% have it

18. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Chevrolet Volt (2014)
82% have it

19. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
3yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs

20. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
5yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 10yrs

21. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
8
Chevrolet Sonic LS (2014): 10

22. height

1.44m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

23. bigger screen size

A bigger screen size for the in-car system provides a better user experience and is easier to use while driving.
7"
Ford Focus SE Hatch (2014): 19"

24. width

1.79m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

25. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
57936km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

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