Well it is official. My 2014 Volt is totaled after being rear ended by an 89 year old that had been reported as a missing person. He was very confused and thought he was in a different state then where the accident happened.
He was swerving off the road trying to avoid me when he hit the right rear of the car, hard enough to spin me around into the other lane of traffic. He hit me hard enough the right rear wheel of the car came off and it looked like the whole rear of the car was pushed forward about 3 inches.
I was not even sore after the accident and I must say I was very impressed with the safety of the Volt.
If anyone has the need of tan weather tech floor mats I removed the complete set, including the rear hatch mat. I also removed the Volt shelf and the air pump as I was pretty sure the car was totaled.
What to buy next? I am on the model three wait list at position 70K or so, a used model S is a possibility as is a Bolt or a new Volt. my wife and I also share a Volvo V60 which we could use for long trips so going all electric is a possibility. My current plan is to drive everything and make a decision... or just wait until the new leaf comes out in September as it will hopefully get dealers to lower prices on the Volt and Bolt.
I really enjoyed my 2014 and told my wife two days before the accident that I was thinking of cancelling my Tesla reservation because I liked it so much.