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I've been researching EV's for a long time and while a Tesla Model 3 was top of my list, the Volt was second and has the advantage of being second generation and is actually available.

It replaced my 1998 Nissan Maxima which I drove and lovingly maintained since it was brand new 20 years ago. I kept the old girl and will let my kids drive it.

The Volt (dubbed Voltron by my kids) is an amazing commuter. 18 miles to work each way and it only used 24% of batter on the way in. No more gas for me.
 

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I've been researching EV's for a long time and while a Tesla Model 3 was top of my list, the Volt was second and has the advantage of being second generation and is actually available.

It replaced my 1998 Nissan Maxima which I drove and lovingly maintained since it was brand new 20 years ago. I kept the old girl and will let my kids drive it.

The Volt (dubbed Voltron by my kids) is an amazing commuter. 18 miles to work each way and it only used 24% of batter on the way in. No more gas for me.
Congrats!! I am almost at the 4-week anniversary with mine, and just love it! Still working on the name for mine too.
 

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I've been researching EV's for a long time and while a Tesla Model 3 was top of my list, the Volt was second and has the advantage of being second generation and is actually available.

It replaced my 1998 Nissan Maxima which I drove and lovingly maintained since it was brand new 20 years ago. I kept the old girl and will let my kids drive it.

The Volt (dubbed Voltron by my kids) is an amazing commuter. 18 miles to work each way and it only used 24% of batter on the way in. No more gas for me.
Welcome to our Forum and I am also an Oregon Volt owner as well here. Our 2016 Volt Premier, actually my wife's, is a little over 1 year old with 20,900 miles on the odometer. Over 6,500 miles just on gas. Don't be afraid to run out of electric range and then use gas. The Volt's 1.5 engine is quite fuel efficient and runs on good old 87 regular gas as well. Our lifetime is 45.4mpg just gas, last trip on gas 51.5 mpg.
 

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Yeah, even the worst reports of MPG are double what my 98 Maxima was getting. I expect that I'll rarely need to use gas anyhow as my commute is 80% of the miles and I can go to and from work easily on one charge.

I did sign-up for the ChargePoint system as there is a charger in my building's parking garage.
 
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