2018 Chevrolet Volt Milwaukee WI
2018 Chevrolet Volt at Lynch Chevrolet of Mukwonago
New on the Chevrolet Volt in 2018, is the optional Driver Confidence package. This package is available on trims from the base LT to the top-level Premier. It comes with special driving safety features like rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring. This compact car has been driven so many miles by its owners on just EV with all-electric usage estimated at 80% of all driving time, that the Volt has helped to save 34 million gallons of gas. Additional new features would include a vinyl steering wheel and shift knob, as well as exterior paint options like Satin Steel Metallic, Cajun Red Tintcoat, and Green Mist Metallic.
- 294 lb-ft of torque
- 53 miles on just electric
- 43 mpg in city
- Lane keep assist
- Forward collision alert
- Leather upholstery
- Wireless charging pad
- Heated mirrors
What is the standard engine?
The only engine under the hood of the Chevrolet Volt is an incredible dual electric motor/generator 1.5-liter inline-4 with an 18.4kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This engine comes with 111kW/149 horsepower and 294 lb-ft of torque. The EPA gives it a full-charge mileage range of 53 miles on just electric or a combined range of 420 miles all together. Although 53 miles is perfect for the average daily commute. The EPA gives it a fuel economy rating of 106 MPGe with all-electric and a gasoline/generator fuel economy of 43 miles per gallon in the city and 42 miles per gallon on the highway.
Which safety features are available in 2018?
The Chevrolet Volt comes with an OnStar system that provides vehicle diagnostics, stolen vehicle assistance, roadside assistance, turn-by-turn navigation, remote ignition block, remote door unlock, remote horn and lights, hands-free calling, emergency services, low mileage discount, emergency services, automatic crash response, and crisis assist for all trims. Additional safety features would include the various ten standard airbags, the rear vision camera, side blind zone alert with lane change alert, rear cross traffic alert, intellibeam headlamps, forward automatic braking at low speeds, following distance indicator, lane keep assist, and forward collision alert.
What are the various features found at each trim level?
The LT base trim comes standard with LED headlights and tail lights, 17-inch wheels, automatic climate control, Bluetooth, OnStar, an 8-inch central touchscreen, a leather-wrapped tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, keyless entry and ignition, 60/40 split folding rear seats, and a Chevrolet MyLink interface. This trim comes with the choice of adding a Comfort package for heated mirrors, leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and heated front seats. The Premier trim then adds all of this package, plus a Bose audio system, a wireless charging pad, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated outboard rear seats, and an automated parking system. The Driver Confidence I and II packages are both available as add-ons to increase the safety features and also include a navigation system.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Volt
Have you been searching for that perfect electric car to help reduce your footprint on gasoline usage? Come take the Chevrolet Volt out for a test drive. You are sure to love all that it has to offer!