2011 Chevrolet Volt-A Review

Posted by Editor in Monday, October 17th, 2011
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2011 Chevrolet Volt carries the true tradition of GM and reflects its commitment to deliver finest, comfortable and performance oriented vehicle to its customers. While unveiling 2011 Chevrolet Volt, GM Chairman and CEO, Rick Wagoner said, “Revealing the production version of the Chevy Volt is a great way to open our second century. The Volt is symbolic of GM’s strong commitment to the future, just the kind of technology innovation that our industry needs to respond to todays and tomorrow’s energy and environmental challenges.”

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Exterior of 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Exterior of 2011 Chevrolet Volt is simply stylish, GM well recognizes that aerodynamic plays a vital role to maximize the driving range that’s why it has shaped 2011 Chevrolet Volt aerodynamically.

Salient Exterior Features

Salient exterior features of 2011 Chevrolet Volt are;

  • Front Grille
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Remote Keyless Start
  • Athletic Stance
  • Back Design Graphics
  • External back view mirrors
  • Rounded Front Fasica
  • Tapered Corners and Grille

Interior of 2011 Chevrolet Volt

What do you expect from the interior of 2011 Chevrolet Volt? You will be excited to know that interior of this Volt vehicle presents comfort, convenience and enough space along with the safety features which provides sense of protection and safety to driver and passengers. 2011 Chevrolet Volt is available with different options of interior colors, trim options as well as lighting which GM never introduced before.

Salient Interior Features

Salient interior features of 2011 Chevrolet Volt are;

  • Liquid Crystal Information Display
  • 7-inches Touch Screen as standard vehicle information display
  • Navigation System (Optional)
  • Bluetooth (Standard) for mobile phones
  • Climate control system
  • Cruise Control
  • Seating capacity for 4 passengers

Safety Features of 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Salient safety features of 2011 Chevrolet Volt are;

  • Driver and passenger air bags
  • OnStar Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance etc.
  • Traction Control System
  • 4-Wheel ABS
  • Rear Parking Assist
  • Rear Door Child Security Lock
  • Tire Press Monitor and some other safety features

Powertrain of 2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt is equipped with electric motor which produces Horsepower of 149hp and torque of 273 lb-ft, the motor extracts power from the battery pack (Lithium-ion) before the charging of battery is 70% used up. At that time, 1.4L 4-cylinder internal combustion engine of Chevrolet Volt serves as a substitute to provide power to electric motor.

2011 Chevrolet Volt was names as 2011 Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal; Editor and Publisher of Green Car Journal and editor of GreenCar.com, Ron Cogan said, “This has been a long time coming, and the electric vehicles that were test marketed in the 1990s tantalized us, but were without a solid business case. What a difference a decade makes. Now, Chevrolet has stepped up with an all-encompassing package in its Volt extended range electric car – a car deserving of the title 2011 Green Car of the Year.”

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