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Awaiting the Elemental snarky comment about the number of gas miles left
Thanks for the good news. You just showed us that the Volt will last for at least 100K miles even if you drive like you stole it. For us who drive like grandpa, the Volt should last for a long, long time.
Your pics show that the Volt went 1 mile but the GOM didn't show the change. Is it time to take your Volt to the dealer to get the GOM calibrated? LOL.
 

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Ironically, today, I'm in the Seattle area driving around in a rental red Ford Fusion Hybrid (I had a choice of two pickup trucks and a plethora of Kias and Hyundais, so I chose the Fusion. The interior space is so much roomier than the Volt - causing me to regret not buying that heavily discounted Amethyst CT6 Plugin earlier in the year. The timing isn't right, but I want one.

Sadly, I'm still on central time, so I've been up since 4:30am Pacific.
 

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Congrats on the miles. May you get your CT6. Great idea but a big car with a trunk the size of my ELR is limiting.
 

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Congrats on the miles. May you get your CT6. Great idea but a big car with a trunk the size of my ELR is limiting.
It would be limiting for a family of 4, but I’m not an empty nester (3 years earlier than planned). So I’m now lamenting my Volt purchase and wish I had the CT6 Plugin or even an ELR. Of court an XT4 or XT5 Plugin would be the best of all worlds. Sadly, it appears that we might see a Buick CUV PHEV before we will see a Cadillac one. Why Cadillac continues to miss the mark on this seemingly ripe market (rich people who are willing to spend a boatload on cars - mostly buying Teslas at the moment) is beyond me. A $50K luxury electrified CUV would fit nicely below the high priced Tesla’s (model 3’s are fully optioned at the moment) and the Volt/Bolt. Am I ther only one that sees this?
 

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Thanks for the good news. You just showed us that the Volt will last for at least 100K miles even if you drive like you stole it. For us who drive like grandpa, the Volt should last for a long, long time.
Your pics show that the Volt went 1 mile but the GOM didn't show the change. Is it time to take your Volt to the dealer to get the GOM calibrated? LOL.
That GOM EV mile went into the right front tire that lost a poind of pressure between pics. Or maybe the GOM was messing with the TPMS.
 

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I have about 66K collectively between the THREE Volt's I have owned since March 2012. Collectively they averaged over 94% of my miles from the battery.

Miles of EV Smiles.
 

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So you've now driven out of all your warranties. Congratulations.
 

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..... causing me to regret not buying that heavily discounted Amethyst CT6 Plugin earlier in the year. The timing isn't right, but I want one.
Yes, you're dying to own another Cadillac - ANY Cadillac. But you know that CT6 is made in China. :(

So you've now driven out of all your warranties. Congratulations.
Ummmm..... good excuse to pony up for an I-Pace - even better than the Cadillac. :D
 

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Yes, you're dying to own another Cadillac - ANY Cadillac. But you know that CT6 is made in China. :(

Ummmm..... good excuse to pony up for an I-Pace - even better than the Cadillac. :D
The nice thing about the iPace is that it’s the CUV we are looking for. The bad thing about it is the huge chasm between home and Nashville where there is no DC fast charger. It would be a pain to always rent a car to make the trip to Atlanta. The CT6 can make it as it’s Voltec, the iPace cannot without an overnight stay somewhere in the middle of bumble****.
 

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The bad thing about it is the huge chasm between home and Nashville where there is no DC fast charger. It would be a pain to always rent a car to make the trip to Atlanta. The CT6 can make it as it’s Voltec, the iPace cannot without an overnight stay somewhere in the middle of bumble****.
Are you very sure about that? Even if so, just be patient. It's not like you're going into central Montana. It'll come around, and there's nothing wrong with a rental now and then in the meantime. You're driving one today, aren't you?
 

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It would be limiting for a family of 4, but I’m not an empty nester (3 years earlier than planned). So I’m now lamenting my Volt purchase and wish I had the CT6 Plugin or even an ELR. Of court an XT4 or XT5 Plugin would be the best of all worlds. Sadly, it appears that we might see a Buick CUV PHEV before we will see a Cadillac one. Why Cadillac continues to miss the mark on this seemingly ripe market (rich people who are willing to spend a boatload on cars - mostly buying Teslas at the moment) is beyond me. A $50K luxury electrified CUV would fit nicely below the high priced Tesla’s (model 3’s are fully optioned at the moment) and the Volt/Bolt. Am I ther only one that sees this?
Congrats on that milestone! My 2015 just crossed 60k recently.

I'm totally with you on this. I can only assume that GM executives know what they are doing.
 
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