2016 Chevy Volt offered General Motors an opportunity to demonstrate that it capable of producing a car that will surprisingly be different from any other car that they had achieve to make before. Despite it having a low EV-only range with relatively high prices, there are some special features which it possesses which make it worthy to buy. 2016 Chevy Volt has a pleasing shape and details that are softer such as active grille shutters which make it more attractive.
The model is still an hybrid electric vehicle with an extended range. The small gasoline engine which charges the batteries is also its feature with a much further improved range of battery pack for the accommodation of an EPA-rated 50 miles from its 18.4 Wh lithium battery unlike the outgoing models which allow EPA-rated 36 miles, while also known that the average commuter drives 40 miles, thus giving the Chevy Volt an extra room.
It is also possible for it to get 41 miles per gallon once the battery dries up and have a 102 MPGe. It is also worth to note that 2016 Chevy Volt has five seats as compared to present four-seat 2015 Volt which possesses 38-mile range from its battery of 17.1kWh.
2016 Chevy Volt Engine
2016 Chevy Volt has a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder which offers more power with relatively less noise as compared to the previous powerplant of 1.4litre-four cylinder. there are also notable changes to a customer, such as a different place to keep the charging cable in one side of the trunk instead of under the load floor.it also has a new brake system with more improved and modified blended generative braking feel with selectable levels of regen.
The engine is also quite improved as compared with other competitive brands. It has a type,1.5L DOHC 1-4 with a displacement of 91per 1490 cc. it is also made of cast aluminum-cylinder head material and a block material of a cast aluminum too.in addition, it has a valvetrain of four valves per cylinder with a double continuous variable cam phasing. Not to forget about its compression ratio and fuel delivery, they are 12.5:1 and with direct fuel injection respectively and the maximum engine speed of 5600 with an emission control of split volume common can and fast light –off oxygen sensor.
2016 Chevy Volt Release Date
Chevy Volt 2016 ’s battery was manufactured in Bronstown Township, Mich and was launch on January 2014 by Detroit Auto Show. The battery has rechargeable energy storage system with multiple- linked modules.it is T-shaped, steel base tray and 5.5-foot long with a glass filled with polyester composite cover.it is also lithium-ion in nature with a very active thermal control and a 192 prismatic pouches. The battery further has warranty of eight years per 100,000 miles or ten years per 150,000 miles.