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  1. Which gen is more reliable?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I’m looking to by a Volt within the next year, and I can’t decide whether to go for the 1st or 2nd generation. The 2nd gen, of course, has longer range, better fuel efficiency, and a fifth seat. However, due to the changes made to the battery and drivetrain to reduce weight and price, I’m...
  2. 2016 Volt - Engine/Transmission Issues or Is This Regular Performance??

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    Hi! Just purchased a used 2016 Volt and it's great. But I've noticed when it's in Hold Mode or even more so when the battery is completely depleted and I'm forced to use gas, I've noticed the loss of power a bit as if it's in too high of a gear sometimes. It's the equivalent feeling of if you...
  3. Air conditioning not working

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Having purchased my 2016 in the winter and living in the SF Bay Area, I haven't yet needed air conditioning. This last weekend, however, I took my 2016 into the hotter Central Valley of California, and after a day in the sun, the car was hot and so was I. So I pushed the "max" button, turned the...