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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 51 49 $30,720 $32,000
5-Door HB Advanced 51 49 $37,945 $39,525
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2014 Chevrolet Volt is one of the best plug-in vehicles on the market, and it costs $5,000 less than it did last year.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 35 mpg 51 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 49 mpg
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
EPA Classification Compact Cars Mid-size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.90 53.100
Front Leg Room (in) 42.05 42.500
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0 93.700
Front Hip Room (in) 53.73 52.700
Second Leg Room (in) 34.10 36.000
Front Head Room (in) 37.80 38.600
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.21 51.200
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.52 54.900
Second Head Room (in) 36.02 37.600
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.64 58.700
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.10 59.800
Wheelbase (in) 105.70 106.300
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.40 68.700
Track Width, Front (in) 61.20 60.000
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.300
Length, Overall (in) 177.10 176.400
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 21.600
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.50 x - TBD - 10.200 x - TBD -
Brake Type Regenerative Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.80 x - TBD - 10.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.3 10.600
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.00 34.200
Steering Type Electric Pwr Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.80 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code 5GN NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code 5GN NA
Front Tire Size P215/55R17 P195/65R15
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3786 3165
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 149 134 combined
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 - TBD -
Engine Order Code LUU NA
Displacement 1.4L/85 1.8L/110
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 51
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 93 (2013) -
Battery Range (mi) 38 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 37 50
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 101 (2013) -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 49
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 98 95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MKA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Drivetrain Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Type 1 1
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Volt Toyota Prius Plug-In
Body Style Hatchback Liftback
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank Torsion Beam
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 10 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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