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  1. 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...
  2. Gen 2 CS Mileage / Long Trip Performance / Highway EV Range - 50+ MPG, 68 EV Range

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Apologies for the long title - hoping this will make it easier to search as others begin to dig into what to expect from the 2016+ on longer trips. After reading Wayne's write-up about his experience with the Gen2, I didn't have very high expectations about what should be anticipated on a long...
  3. How did he do it?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    On VoltStats is a guy who lives near me with a reported 273 Emiles in 24 hours without any gas. Now if I give him credit for getting 55 miles per charge that would be five charges at 4 hours a piece with four hours left to drive the 273 miles which would be at 68 mph! I am suspicious since...
  4. 2014 Volt Electrical Mileage

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    Hi all, So I recently purchased a 2014 Chevy Volt (purchased in December of 2013) and it's been running fairly well. It is by far the smoothest and quietest car I've ever driven, but I do have one major issue: the promised electrical mileage. The 2014 Volt should provide 38 miles if driven...
  5. Did Chevy release any real-world mileage test for the Lithium Ion Battery???

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I just called the volt advisor number for the first time, and they said no. Does anyone know otherwise? I saw a used one on ebay [I think] with over 100k, who else has high mileage ones out there? I really want one but they aren't proven yet are they; like the taxi cabs with 300k miles, for...
  6. Is Volt the right answer for me?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi everyone! I am a highway monster.. I travel about 45 000km (±28K miles)/year and I am thinking about leaving 4x4 SUVs (please don't hate me for having them! :rolleyes: I have always been a geek and I am quite attracted by the technologies found in the Volt and I think it is a great step...
  7. New driver mileage question

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I have had my volt for a bit over a week and went on my first out of town trip. I was not too happy with the mileage I got on Hold mode. On the return trip I went from Albany Oregon to Eugene Oregon (About 40 miles of straight, level freeway) on I-5 with cruise set to 69. I had the AC on ECO...
  8. Maximum Charge on a 2013 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I picked up my 2013 Volt exactly 1 year ago in early september. The most I have seen in the morning is 87km (54 miles) of charge on the battery. The other day we went for a ride in the country. I turned on the ICE when we hit the highway, but I love switching it back to battery if there is a...
  9. Ideal highway speed to maximize ICE Fuel Economy in CS mode

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm driving from North Texas to Disney in FL this weekend, and having only taken one relatively short road trip from DFW to Austin, I have only a vague idea of what speed will maximize CS fuel economy. On my trip to Austin, I burned most of a tank each way, but started with a full charge. I got...
  10. My Best Charge Ever: 48 Miles. So what's yours?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    This is my best charge so far. I hope to reach 50... :cool:
  11. Whats Your Worst Battery Range Mileage?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    This would be my first winter with the Volt (I got it last May) and I noticed the range declining as I use the heating more (even with preconditioning with my level 2). The temp yesterday was around 4 C (39.2 Fahrenheit) and I got 42km (26 Miles) on a full charge :( the tire presure is fine...
  12. 54.2 Miles on Battery, 134 MPG Lifetime

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Our best battery range mileage to date. I know some have achieved more, but this is from a real, "normal" drive with a mix of half city street and half highway driving. It's our daily commute in fact. I think cooler early morning and evening driving temps help. The Volt battery is kept at a 72...
  13. Volt Range

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I picked up a 2012 Chevy Volt from the dealer yesterday. It was a GM car and already had 950 miles on it. I charged it up last night and it showed 32 miles in EV range this morning but what I find odd is the range it shows next to the full gas tank is only 167 miles. If the tank is 9.3 gallons...
  14. 54.2 Miles on Battery, 131 MPG Lifetime

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My Volt continues to amaze me. While naysayers use a 35 mile battery range, I'm getting 50's even with expressway driving thrown in. I know my lifetime 131 MPG (over 16000 miles) is low compared to some, but my Volt has 60 mile workday commutes with no charging opportunity. So I'm actually...
  15. 10,000 Mile Review Video....

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Here's my mileage review of the first 10,000 miles driven. I'm sure the energy display towards the end of the video will confuse people out in the Youtube world but you guys here will know why the KWH and gas numbers look too good to be true.... MrEnergyCzar
  16. Hit 10,000 miles in Volt....

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Used 28 gallons, spent $105 in "total" fuel (solar surplus and work charger)... 92% electric.... Driving is fun again. MrEnergyCzar
  17. - Data Section Ghosted?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I went over to the site and found the Efficiency and Mileage buttons to be disabled. I wanted to check out the car's charge history and download it. What's up?
  18. My Volt ... initial experience

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I had been in talks with a few dealerships around Arkansas and even into Texas about getting a Volt. When the 2011 colors were announced. I knew that I wanted a Cyber Gray Metallic Volt. Since Arkansas was not able to get an allocation for 2011, I was willing to wait for 2012. Then 2012 colors...
  19. Efficiency & Mileage icons on website

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Any Volt owners out there able click on the Efficiency icon on the website? When I hover over it or the Mileage icon with the mouse, all I get is a “COMING SOON” bubble. Anyone knows when this information will be available on the website. It appears to be available on the OnStar...
  20. MGP Statisitcs

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Enter two numbers: lifetime miles driven and lifetime MPG. Update your numbers at least once per month... Will report data weekly back to Forum once data is sufficient to be meaningful. volt #72 so far: 199 miles, 178 MPG