It's funny reading the comments. The most I've gotten on my Gen 1 Volt was just over 70 miles, but I believe that was technically "cheating." The best I did on an A-B-A trip was 60 miles. Of course, I could regularly do 50 miles on a charge, which is still well above EPA.
I do wonder how much of a difference in sales it would make if GM could fiddle with the Volt's battery chemistry and get the range up to an EPA-rated 80 miles. In my opinion, it's already a better vehicle than any of the other PHEV (required formats such as vans or SUVs being the exception), but it seems like (when polled), most Americans want a minimum of 80 to 100 miles of range. At this point, I'm done with gasoline completely, but even a Volt like that would make pause and consider it.
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