2016 Chevrolet Volt changes, news

The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is being built at the same Detroit facility where the former models were assembled. There is a lot of excitement about this auto especially owing to the innovative car features that are being introduced in the market. Hence, the question remains on how much General Motors is going to feature in its upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt. This model had made its first appearance in 2010 and 2013 consecutively, and it managed to become the 3rd best sports car. Today, Chevrolet Volt is going through a dynamic revamping phase where the society expects to see various changes. 

2016 Chevrolet Volt front

Certainly, the most exceptional aspect that shall be included in the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is the plug in hybrid electric system. This feature will enable the car to use both gasoline and electricity to generate power. Another important enhancement expectation is the high capacity battery. Its roof shall be slanted above the rear seats with an extended rear window that shall give it a sleeker outlook.


One requirement which is on the demand list for 2016 Chevrolet Volt concerns the five seat carrying capacity. The other huge demand for this model is the ability to cover more miles per charge. In this regard, General Motors is making plans to produce a 200 miles per charge model. If this demand is met, it means that after fully charging the Chevrolet Volt’s battery, One shall be assured of a 20 mile uninterrupted ride. Again, there are indications that it shall have LED daytime running lights. It’ boot shall be widened to create more storage space. The 2016 Volt is also expected to be lighter due to its improved aerodynamics. The main reason behind its enhanced aerodynamics and the reducing of its weight is to enable this car to have increased speed. This auto shall also come with heated and power adjustable mirrors which shall have integrated turn signal indicators. Another innovative feature is the pedestrian friendly alert that features a driver activated horn chirp. There shall be a variety of colors for this model including Summit White, Ashen Gray Metallic and Silver Topaz Metallic.

2016 Chevrolet Volt side


The current Chevrolet Volt model comprises of a 1.4 liter powered by a four cylinder engine system. As mentioned earlier, there is a high demand for this engine to be enhanced in the future 2016 model to improve efficiency. Most preferably, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt will come with a 1.0 liter three cylinder engine. There are expectations of an electric motor drive system which shall also be improved to exceed the current 111Kw. Even though it is not totally clear how fast this new model will travel since General Motors has not showcased it, this machine is expected to be absolutely efficient than the current Chevy Volt.

2016 Chevrolet Volt interior

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Price and Release Date

As far as its release date of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is concerned, reliable sources indicate that General Motors may launch it during the an auto show which will take place during the first quarter of 2016. There are expectations that it shall be released soon after its first appearance in the auto show. Chevy is termed as the highest selling plug-in passenger car, but recently, the company made some announcements to reduce the prices of all its plug-in models. In that case, the price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is expected to be affordable in comparison with other electric cars which are currently in the market. The expected opening price of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is estimated to be between $ 35,000 and  $ 50,000.

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