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  1. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I've got a 2017 Volt Premier with 58k miles. I bought it one year ago as a CPO when it had 48k miles. The car has been in Southern California it's whole life, as far as I know. For the past year, it has shown 14.1-14.3 kWh used per fully drained charge like clock work. I had the car serviced...
  2. Chevy Bolt EV Buying, Leasing, and Selling
    I have owned a base 2013 Volt now for around 5 years and am among the many fans I have read here. My Volt started with me ~ 2 years old at 70K miles (How I got a good deal) and I'm now over 215K on it. I live in Colorado and always end up working ~1 hour away and the winters have just enough...
  3. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    In Phoenix, it doesn't get below freezing often in the winter, but will hover between 30 and 40 at night. My electric plan is extremely cheap during super off peak (10am to 3pm). Only $0.03 per kwh vs $0.10 in normal off peak. I'd like to set the car to "Latest Possible" within that SUPER OFF...
  4. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    My work has a free to use charger for us, so I would always fill up when at work. I'm in Florida, so almost all flat-land and warm most of the year. Only snows when pigs fly, so very rarely. I'm considering a used 16/17 Volt, with a roundtrip commute of 56 miles (60% town/40% highway). In your...
  5. Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hello everyone, I'll be purchasing a used Volt and am trying to decide between a 2015 or 2016-17.Most important factors are reliability and range. Either way I'll be getting a fully loaded model with 35K miles or less. My daily commute is 43 miles round trip, cannot charge at work. I live in...
  6. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Nine months of ownership for my 2018. When the weather was warm, my electric range after charging said 63-65 miles. Now the weather is cold (30s and 40s) and it's dropped to 45 miles. I expected a drop-off but that seems pretty big. Is that normal? Thanks, all.
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    Hi, I am based in the UK where we have 218 remaining Volts on the road (and a few more Opel Amperas). I got mine at a insurance auction after it was hit in the rear. Nothing a body jack and a hot air gun couldnt fix. I love it. I get 40+ miles on a charge - even seen 53 once. I have been...
  8. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    2012 Opel Ampera / with some downhill regen help / no mountain mode What's yout best?
  9. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I'm considering buying a PHEV to save gas money for my daily commute: My drive is 21.7 miles, 18.0 miles of which is on a fairly-flat 65mph highway (75mph average speed). I have access to a level-2 charger at work for 3-hours max/day. Despite searching multiple forums and websites, I can't seem...
  10. Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Taking limitations into consideration, for me, I'd say 1/3 electric 2/3 gas, for example, 100 miles electric; 200 miles gas. I think 50/50 too. I'd even go for 100 miles electric range; 100 miles gas range.
  11. Bolt Service Bulletins, Campaigns, and Recalls
    PIC6231 EV Range Driving Tips (See PDF Attached Below) *Most apply to Volt and other EVs as well ;) WOT
  12. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hey all, I have a '13 volt. when I have a full tank of gas, the volt says I have between 200 and 220 mi of gas range, not the advertised 300+ miles. my oil life is 75% my tires are all between 34-38psi does anyone know why I am not getting the advertised range, or anything I can do? Thanks!
  13. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi Volt community. I got my 2014 metallic silver volt from Carvana about a month ago. I am obsessed. I love this car. I have noticed that after a full charge, the electric range keeps getting higher and higher. The car is rated to get 38 miles per full charge, but most recently it's showing 46...
  14. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Back in January I started keeping track of the temperature and kWh used for my 19.1 mile commute to work. I excluded those days my son missed the bus and I had to drop him off at school and those days with adverse weather conditions. I always drive the same route, always go without climate...
  15. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I recently purchased a 2014 Volt. The battery seems to work fine however I don't think I have seen its full potential being that here in KC, MO we are in the dead of winter. When fully charged it estimates 31 miles. I am hoping that estimation it higher with warmer weather however the battery...
  16. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi all I'm new here and this is my first post. I bought a used 2014 Volt in June and imported it to Iceland, Europe. When I got it the EV range was around 40 miles. In the beginning of October the range started to gradually degrade and is now 26 miles. Has anyone experienced something like...
  17. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    We saw a brief weather drop down to about 50 degrees for a week or so. During this time, my range went from about 68 mi(when it was high 70s outside) to about 51mi. That's horrific! I'm hoping it doesn't get worse than that, but this is only the fall - can't imagine how bad it will get with...
  18. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Finally got my 220v setup working (thank you Chris TX) so I can more easily fully charge the car. First time, it read 56 miles at full charge, second time (yesterday) it read 58, this morning it reads 61 miles. My driving technique is improving ... where can I expect the range to level off at?
  19. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hi there, just wanted to get a sense from other Volt users what they're doing to optimize the EV range from their 2016 Volt. I personally find myself shifting to L when driving in the city, and normal D with paddle usage when on the highway. I'm not sure whether constantly shifting between L...
  20. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Just pick up a 2017 myself less than a week ago, already seeing more than 20% increase on my EV only range compared to my 2013. Here in Quebec temperatures are in the low 40s (around 5 degress Celsius) so I am curious on what to expect for warmer days! In cold conditions, my average range is...
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