Redesigned and Road-Ready: The 2017 Chevrolet Volt
Plug-in systems are the future, and the 2017 Chevrolet Volt has one of the most modern and sophisticated hybrid systems on the planet. The lithium-ion battery simply plugs into a standard 120 V outlet in your garage to recharge (or one of the dedicated charging stations found throughout Saskatchewan), and when you’re on the road, you can partially charge it by filling up the 1.5-litre gas engine. The engine acts like a generator to charge the battery, and so does regenerative braking, a feature that extracts energy from the process of braking. How efficient is that?
The dual electric motors pump out a total of 149 horsepower for your daily routine. And you won’t be stopping at the gas station unless you’re out on the freeway, because you’ll be getting 53 miles out of the Volt in the city, and then 42 MPG combined fuel economy during combined electric and gas operation.
The Volt is the perfect vehicle for Saskatchewan’s cities and many highways because its so outstandingly efficient on both!
Features and Tech
A lot is packed into the Volt, and it’s a wonder how it all fits. Standard features include LED headlights and taillights, keyless entry and ignition, automatic climate control, and a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel. A lot of these features are all about driver convenience: a theme you’ll find throughout the Volt!
As for technology, it’s all modern to match the next-generation standard the Volt sets. Included are a reconfigurable driver info and gauge cluster display, Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay connectivity, an 8-inch touchscreen with the MyLink interface, and a 6-speaker sound system with satellite radio.
You have a lot of options too with the different trim levels, such as heated mirrors, seats, and a heated steering wheel; leather upholstery, an eight-speaker Bose audio system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, a navigation system, and an automated parking system. There are a also lot of available safety features with the Volt…
You’re getting your money’s worth when it comes to safety features too. The 2017 Volt has standard antilock brakes; traction and stability control; side-impact, side-curtain, and knee airbags; and more.
You’ll also appreciate having peace of mind with the standard OnStar emergency communications system that has automatic crash notification, an emergency assistance button, stolen vehicle assistance, and a pedestrian safety signal to alert pedestrians if the car is approaching in the silent all-electric mode.
The 2017 Volt also comes with a ton of optional features for enhanced safty: lane departure warning and intervention, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and forward collision alert, and automatic emergency braking for those rare situations you might not have been entirely prepared for.
The 2017 Chevrolet Volt has a new interior look similar to that of the Chevy Cruze, and we’re sure you’ll like looking around inside. Chevrolet’s intuitive 8-inch MyLink infotainment interface connects you to all your audio, smartphones apps, and the available navigation system.
The Volt is a hatchback with plenty of cargo space, especially when you fold down its 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks. Groceries? No problem. Moving? Easy. Roadtrip? Do it. The Volt is meant for this kind of versatility, and it’s one of the most efficient ways of doing it all, regardless of where you’re driving. Pop into Wheaton Chev today and test drive the new 2017 Volt for yourself!