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  1. 2016 Blaring Car Alarm: Delayed Charge Interrupted?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Similar to some who have issues with blaring car alarms (and why oh why do these happen in middle of the night?) last night, my car alarm went blaring at 11pm. I clicked the alarm off and unlocked my doors for the remainder of the night. This morning when I got into my car, there was an...
  2. Front Seat Headrest Holes Stretched Out! 2016 Volt

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    2016 holes for headrest are not covered by the headrest grommets. The grommets are not loose. Car still under B2B warranty.
  3. How much does mileage matter?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I'm in the market for a 2016 volt but dealer is trying to convince me I would be fine with an LT w/ comfort package. But I think things like driver confidence are well worth it since I am in lots of traffic and drive a lot. I moved on to Carvana and saw two with the options I wanted. A 56k mile...
  4. USB ports. Why so under powered? 0.5A output in 2016???

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I was reading on another site that the USB ports in the gen 2 volt only put out about 0.5A and I tend to agree. When I am talking on the phone with it plugged in I gain about 1 or 2% charge in 30 mins. When I am using google maps it actually loses power. Why would Chevrolet bother putting in...
  5. 2016 ELR VIN decode with ACC

    Buying, Leasing and Selling - Cadillac ELR
    Hello folks. Wife and I have been looking for an ELR. We found a few 2014's and particular looked at ones with the 5th VIN being an "R". This way it has ACC without Kona leather. Now we ran into a 2016 that is right down the street from us. From our understanding 2016 changed they way they...
  6. What is the "2016 Volt Reflective Window Shades Rear Window Sun Shade"?

    Gen2 Volt Accessories and Modifications
    Is this: 2016 Volt Reflective Window Shades Rear Window Sun Shade A mesh shade or a silvered sun shade? In other words, can I leave it in the window permanently or does it block the view for my kids? In the picture, it looks like a mesh shade, but it's described as being "reflective".
  7. Anybody interested in Buying or Leasing a 2016/2017 Volt? (So Cal)

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I have a good supply of both. Let's hear what deals you have been quoted. We are very aggressive in the OC when it comes to selling the Volt and the Spark EV.
  8. Show me your garage

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Was cleaning up the garage last night, and something about the cars sitting together caught my eye. Here's my garage - barely 2 bays, but have done everything I can to maximize space. Show me where your volt rests at night!
  9. Crazy lock problem

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I'm hoping someone can help me because I'm confounded by my Gen II 2016. I'm a surfer, so to lock my car, I use the blade (physical) key to lock the car so I can take it with me in the water. I leave the RKE in the car, remove the cover to the cylinder lock, and lock with the blade key. All...
  10. Slow or Fast / Brisk acceleration for Longer EV range?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I have a 2016 Volt and have been reading a little bit on techniques to extend EV range. The question I have is on acceleration. Should we reach our top speed accelerating as slow as possible, Fast as possible, or somewhere in between? I had always assumed slow acceleration from a stop. One...
  11. Who's heading to the 2016 NAIAS (Detroit)?

    Voltec Owner Get-Togethers and Events
    Who plans to head to the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan January 11-24th? http://naias.com Is there a meet up planned?
  12. Battery specs

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Where can I find more "official" battery specs with regarding to how much power it can draw at once e.g. 3.3 kw? I see people talking about it in various threads but I don't see it in the manual or on any websites. Can someone drop a link? thanks!
  13. My Gen2 (Heather Gray w Black/Brandy)

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Took delivery of my Heather Gray Metallic Volt w Black/Brandy interior. The color looks a lot better than what's shown on website, will try post outdoors photos later this week.
  14. new 2016 volt has check engine light on 1st day

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I drove out a 2016 Volt Premier from Momentum Chevrolet in San Jose CA on 24th Nov Evening. I drove the car to work on 25th for 60 miles and there was burning smell from AC vents after the car switched to GAS I called the dealership who assured me that this was normal. At 8 PM at night I tried...
  15. Problem with $2,000 Cash Back on www.chevrolet.com for 2016 Volt

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    On November 5, 2015 my wife and I were shopping on www-chevrolet-com for a 2016 Chevrolet Volt and went through the Chevrolet Build and Price web app to select the model, colors, interior and exterior options to determine a price. We live in Connecticut, so we entered our zip code and the...
  16. 2016 Chevy Volt Premier 17" Aluminum Gloss Wheels (4) For Sale - BRAND NEW IN BOX

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    2016 Chevy Volt Premier 17" Aluminum Gloss Wheels (4) For Sale - BRAND NEW IN BOX I have a set of 2016 Volt Premier wheels for sale. They are BRAND NEW still in box. PM me if you're interested.
  17. 🚗 2016 Roof Indentation 🔨

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Something that I was unaware of since most of the photos don't really show this... the roof of the 2016 Volt has this indentation with curved ridges. I took this picture last weekend at the O.C. International Auto Show, where Chevy had two 2016 Volts. A black one and a white one.
  18. 2016 Volt - lease vs. purchase?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    What is the prevailing opinion on lease vs. purchase? Both dealers I went to both strongly advised lease only for a hybrid car due to resale value loss due to rapid technology changes. What are you other Volt buyers doing? I'm hoping to get my 2016 Volt next week and need to decide quickly on...
  19. Connected Cars "demo" using 2016 Volt on CTV News Ottawa

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    CTV News in Ottawa, Canada, did a short story on today's connected cars this past Monday on the morning show, and used a live 2016 Volt for the story. No driving, and barely any shots inside, but still mildly interesting. ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=709034 Looks like a Premium, given the...
  20. My 2016 Volt Timeline...

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Ordered through Arnold Chevrolet, Bay Shore, NY on August 27, 2015 (day before official order placement date for NY). Order was accepted. Today I received email confirmation that my build date will be Monday, September 28, 2015. Based on some web research delivery is usually 2 weeks after...
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