The 2017 Chevrolet Volt will come as the second-year model of the current generation so, bigger changes are not expected. To remember you, this is a plug-in car, designed by General Motors, which is in production since 2011. Although it isn’t that old, we already saw a complete redesign. Second generation came last year and brought many improvements. New model is not only a better looking. It is also characterized by better performance, better economy, more features, and much better overall driving feel. It offers much more that original. Second year of production will bring only some smaller novelties, primarily in terms of features. As we already mentioned, 2017 Chevrolet Volt will be the second-year model of current generation so, bigger changes are not expected.
2017 Chevrolet Volt features
According to some reports, we will see just improvements in terms of features. New options will be new adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking system etc. The 2017 Volt will be available in two trim levels – LT and Premier. The LT model comes with 17-inch alloy wheels, LED headlights and taillights, keyless entry, leather-wrapped steering wheel, 8-inch touchscreen with Chevy’s MyLink interface, six-speaker audio system, satellite radio etc. There are also optional features such as Bose audio system, heated mirrors, heated front seats and a heated steering wheel. The 2017 Chevrolet Volt adds standard features like navigation, heated rear seats, automatic parking etc. There are also optional features that are mostly oriented on driver’s safety. Some of notable ones are blind spot monitoring, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking and many others.
2017 Chevrolet Volt powertrain
The 2017 Chevrolet Volt will feature a plug-in hybrid system, which is consisted of two electric motors, generated with 1.5 gasoline motor. Total power of this system is around 150 horses, which is more than enough to move this car with ease. All-electric range could be over 60 miles, while total time of recharging is around 4,5 hours. Estimated fuel consumption is around 42 mpg in a combined drive.
2017 Chevrolet Volt release date and price
Since 2017 Chevrolet Volt will not bring some more important changes, there is really no need for some earlier launch. It will come probably very late this year. Price should remain pretty much unchanged, which means around 35.000 dollars for base model.