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Hey folks! I'm currently strongly considering a 2014/15 Volt (even 13 if it's in good condition/lower miles) to replace my wife's old gas guzzler, as sort of a cost-efficient, temporary car until we either get rid of our Leaf lease or the Volt for a newer long-range EV.

Context aside, I have been ideally seeking a Volt with the very cool WHITE dash! I've only seen a few, and then also stumbled upon some aftermarket sites that have dash kits for this. One I found on CarMax also had some awesome black and white leather upholstery! Was this an option that Chevy provided? Or is this something people are doing aftermarket? I don't want to be digging an endless whole if I'm trying to find something that doesn't exist, and I can just do it aftermarket.

Lastly, am I correct that rearview cameras are NOT standard?? If not, does anyone have any good recommendations for aftermarket backup cameras that don't cost a ton? This will allow me to find more options if I find a Volt that has everything I want, besides the rearview camera. (I'm ideally looking for a fully loaded Volt). Thanks!
 

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White center console + dash on the market is rare--probably because everyone who has it loves it. Even more rare is the "spice red" or the "lime"--now those were sights to behold.

They were more common on the earlier builds. They offered more--interesting--varieties of the Volt from 2011-2013. After 2013, they got rid of the accents in the seats, but you can still find some of the white dashes/center consoles. It looks better when the door panels are also the same color.

I had the ceramic white console with it in the seats, door panels, etc. It was awesome. Never saw another vehicle (Volt or not) with it. I have the brandy/black in my Gen 2, but it's more pedestrian as it's also available in other Chevy models.
 

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Lastly, am I correct that rearview cameras are NOT standard?? If not, does anyone have any good recommendations for aftermarket backup cameras that don't cost a ton? This will allow me to find more options if I find a Volt that has everything I want, besides the rearview camera. (I'm ideally looking for a fully loaded Volt). Thanks!
There are low mileage 2013 Volts out there but the prices are as high as 2014/2015 models (unless you can bargain them down, I got my 2013 for $5,000 less than asking by sticking to my guns as they were "motivated to sell").

Back up cameras were only standard on the Premium Gen1's, optional on the base. If there is no factory back up camera as the is no hole for it you have to add through the back window style (not a good way to go) one so if that's what you want, hold out for it. Aftermarket backup cameras that are better are available for replacing stock ones if that's your thing.
 

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White dash was certainly an option. However it was a very polarizing decision, you either love it or hate it. Think back to the days where a white iPod was cool.

Dealers configure their cars. The volt wasn't a fast selling car and the white dash option could be considered risky. More grey dashes out there as a result.

Cast a wide net for Volts. CarMax prices have not been that competitive in my experience. I got my 2015 CPO from a dealer at a similar price to a 2012 at my local CarMax...

Well worth the efforts to find the right color/equipment mix that you are looking for.
 
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