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A Heads Up Display would be nice. GM already has the technology and implementation down from the various GM cars that have (had) them. I have a Grand Prix with one now and can't imagine driving without it. I was sad to see the new G8 (Aussie Holden Commodore) doesn't have one.

Having to move my head and re-focus my eyes to check speed, radio station, etc when I drive a non-HUD car reminds me of how great the HUD is. It's not that I'm totally lazy, it just seems dangerous now when I have to search for my speed instead of just having it within my field of view while still looking at the road.

Anyway, I can't imagine it costs much; it's really a reflected LCD display. For a car that seems to be aimed as much at high-tech people as tree-huggers this seems like a no-brainer option.
 

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HUD would be nice on a volt
 

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I had an '89 Grand Prix with the HUD. I've been amazed it hasn't become much more prevalent. I'm actually surprised it's not standard. With one there is no way to say you didn't know how fast you were going or if your high beams or your turn signals were on or you didn't know you were running out of gas. It's almost subliminal.
 

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I have had them on various cars before. Too much info can be distracting. It's nice to see the spedo and perhaps the warning messages. Otherwise it gets to be distracting.
 

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I definitely would like a user-customizable HUD on the Volt. (GM, are you listening!?)

Actually this idea has been suggested a number of times before. If the Camaro can have it, why exactly doesn't the Volt??? Put it as an option, at least.
 

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Do you have a model made in the US?

I've had enough experiance with products made in China to know I would like to avoid it.
 

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Looks like they may have snuck a heads up display into the 2016 Volt. See my post about my mystery on the dashboard.
If you're talking about the rectangular thing (hole) just in front of the windshield, it's a red light that appears on the glass if you're going to rear end another car (or an object I believe). Check your owner manual for more détails (it's with one of the safety options).
 

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I really think they should have added this to the Gen1 vs now to the Gen2...A lot of people who loved it at first get sick of it and turn it off...There are lots and lots of OBDII HUDs on ebay for around $50...Get one and you'll probably turn it off after a month...With that being said I'm all about options...

Now Navdy and a few other expensive HUD products will read your emails/texts and you can interact with them by waving you hand (gestures)...That I would love to see; thank goodness auto-braking will eventually become standard on all light duty GM vehicles...lol
 
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