Turn in your junker rebate? I'm curious about this. Is this a state specific program? Congrats on your new Volt. Hoping to join the club soon.Just got a used 2017 LT with leather seats, 51,000 miles and a good service history (1 owner end of lease). Can't figure how the used dealer managed to rack up 500 miles from what the milage was listed first online (50,450). But a mechnc said it was a great car and everything looks well taken care of and clean. Good carfax.
Came out pretty reasonable with a turn in your junker $7500 rebate. Its our first non gas only car. So i will likely be learning alot through forum searches. Only bummer is we have to wait for the rebate funder to "approve" rubber stamp the purchase which could take up to 6-8 weeks. So it stays at the dealer in a private storage lot until then. But its worth it for the more than 50% off
Hope there won't be any harm to the battery sitting that long as they do not plug it in, they only plug in the full electrics not hybrids.
Congrats! I had no idea what a switchback was, so I had to look it up. I came across this explanation.Just registered to the site but I've been lurking for a while. I have had a 2014 Silver Ice, black leather with all packages since 03/19 and I absolutely love it. I've followed the Volt since concept and was just waiting for my '04 Accord to hit "replacement" status. When it felt like it was getting to that point, I scouted for about 2 months for a fully loaded CPO '14+. Found one in the price range I was looking for, I snatched it up same-day after taking it for a test drive. Single owner, always-garaged, clean carfax, 100+ lifetime mpg, and I think it had around 40-50k miles when I bought it.
For the first time I can actually say that I'm not passively looking for a car to replace this. I'll likely drive it until it falls apart. To me, it's the perfect blend between electric and gas.
Now, I'm starting to get mod fever now and beginning that journey. Tint, LEDs, switchbacks, Volt Screen & other accessories, rear HD camera, color-matched plastics,etc... I blame y'all for this, btw. I've seen some pretty slick things on this site so I figured I'd finally register and say what's up.
The inverter idea is awesome! I'd like to put one in my Volt at some point. Even though we rarely lose power, I'm thinking it could come in handy for camping. Thanks for sharing.New member here, well actually 4 months ago, when I purchased my used 2017 Volt. Love the car so far. Have had the "Shift to Park" issue, but seem to be able to deal with it without any repair work. The only modification I've made is to add a 2300W inverter (which I had in my 2007 Prius before this) and it already came in handy when we lost power in my neighborhood during the Superbowl. I have a 3.2kW solar system that seems to be handling my average driving along with my mostly minimal home energy need.
Welcome! Better late than never. My lifetime mpg is 58.8, so, don't feel badSo it looks like I am adding my response 3 years late. Just bought a 2013 Premium w/ both safety packages, crystal red (gorgeous) w/ clear bra on the front and just above the windshield. 23K miles on it. I'm in love with the car. My I-don't-care-about-cars-son loves it even more than me. We drive way to much for optimum efficiency, but we are getting around 79 mpg overall. Lifetime average was 226 when we first got it.
I am hoping to learn a lot from y'all. Thanks for having me.
Also, when I picked it up, it would only charge to 41 miles, a condition brought on by cold weather and the fact that it had not been driven much. After almost 3 weeks of use, it charges to 49 miles.My white LT was $17 and change out the door here in central Oregon. Added extended GM warranty upped the price on mine. Again, extremely clean with 23+k miles on it. Had seat heaters added at my wife’s request.
The vehicle had been with the dealer since July according to the maintenance report. New tires and wiper blades. Purchased rubber mats for our wet winters.
Again, the only issue I saw was the seeping oil on the pan. Jason, the service manager stated that GM will fix it under warranty only if it is dripping oil and that the seepage is, in the words of a previous blogger, inconsequential. Will just keep an eye on it.