Chevrolet is once again revealing one of its well know hybrids. We are talking about the brand new and improved 2016 Chevrolet Volt.
Changes and design of exterior
2016 Chevrolet Volt represents the second generation of this model. It will show significant changes in all the segments. We can expect new exterior, roomier interior and improvements under the hood. It will offer smoother ride and it will be more powerful. According to the latest news, new Chevy will be lighter than before for around 200 pounds. This will improve its aerodynamic and more important, fuel economy. When it comes to exterior design, it will undergo some major changes. The whole body will be rounder, angular and will look more aggressive. It will be a combination of modern and sporty. The front end will get two-panel grille which will look very attractive. The headlamps will be narrow and will look powerful and aggressive. Rear end will be slightly refreshed too.
2016 Chevrolet Volt design of interior and equipment
The interior of 2016 Chevrolet Volt will be improved and revised as well. The cabin will look more elegant and classy. It will be quieter than before. It will be decorated with black and silver accents. New Chevy will be more comfortable and improved with soft and high quality materials. The seats will be covered with cloth. However, it will also be available with leather upholstery. An eight-inch touch screen display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. As for the equipment, it will come standard with keyless entry, automatic climate control, OnStar 4G LTE etc. Some of the optional features will be: Bose Premium audio system navigation, blind-spot alert, lane-departure warning and so on.
Engine and acceleration
Under the hood of 2016 Chevrolet Volt will be placed more powerful engine than before. It is a 1.5-liter four cylinder gasoline engine combined with two electric motors. These electric motors can make 149 horsepower and 294 pound-feet of torque. A 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine can produce 101 horsepower. It will be able to reach 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. It will more fuel efficient than its forerunner.
Release date and price
2016 Chevrolet Volt should go on sale in the end of this year, or in early 2016. As for the price, it should be around $33,000.