The company 2018-2019 Chevrolet decided to choose Auto Show in Detroit as a platform for the presentation of the new generation of its hybrid hatchback. This, as you have already understood, is a 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt year.
The manufacturer says that it is now a lot more hybrid is closer to the electric cars than to cars with conventional internal combustion engines, as is the case with many modern hybrids.
Work on the second generation was carried out for a long time. Especially for this, the company has carried out studies, surveys among the owners of the first generation 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt. It was necessary to gather information, suggestions, identify major shortcomings. If 2018-2019 Chevrolet is really detailed work on the negatives of his first-born, the second-generation 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt has a huge chance of major success.
Well, the car is really very interesting. Therefore we try to view it from all possible sides.
Exterior 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt
Appearance – this is clearly one of the strengths of the Volta.
The front part has got a narrow but effective LED optics, original fog lamps, aerodynamic hood. Raised grille is quite narrow, and almost entirely occupied by a plate on which the company’s 2018-2019 Chevrolet nameplate. The radiator grille is also covered with plates that are familiar in many ways since the first generation. It is interesting that for them there are active shutters. Their task is to reduce the resistance of the oncoming air when moving at high speed.
On the side, we note the presence of fine vyshtampovok door, high sills, very stylish exterior mirrors, solid wheel arches, as well as very attractive wheels.
The rear lights are transformed, it becomes much more interesting. In general, due to the optics succeeded in futuristic effect. While in front of us and so much the car of the future.
Summing up on the new design, we can safely say that the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt in all components significantly surpassed its predecessor. Hatchback became interesting, attractive, elegant, have their own unique flavor.
Now a bit of data on the size:
- length – 4582 mm;
- width – 1809 mm;
- height – 1432 mm;
- wheelbase – 2694 mm;
- curb weight – 1607 kg.
The interior of the 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt
In the photo and video materials can be clearly seen how the new 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt has changed inside. Salon attracted attention from the very first glance.
Of course, the designers have tried to make the interior in the same modern, futuristic as the exterior. Well, they did it explicitly.
The layout of the classic – a full five-seater cabin, where the rear sofa really can accommodate three adult passengers.
It is noteworthy that the manufacturer tried to get rid of the acute angles in the cabin. As a result, there are everywhere curvature, soft, pleasant lines, a certain lack of aggression, which was typical for the interior of the first generation hybrids.
The level of ergonomic comfort for the driver increased significantly. In principle, and passengers are unlikely to complain about the inconvenience – all done correctly and accurately.
As before, we see in the two displays, both colored. Each of them has eight inches in diagonal. The first is located on the instrument panel and is used to display information about the car, and the second takes on multimedia tasks, and other chips. Finalized and the interface, with the result that even inexperienced in such cases the driver deal with the touchscreen is much easier.
Is converted into the best side of the interior, the manufacturer has not only touched the luggage compartment. As is the case with the first generation, the new generation of 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt is ready to take in the luggage compartment of 301 liters of luggage.
While it is not known what equipment will be available to customers. List the company has not prepared. However, during the presentation I was able to learn a list of some of the equipment that will go down in the basic list. In addition, and were named optional devices.
So, the basic version of the 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt will definitely include:
- Daytime Running Lights;
- Ten airbags;
- full power accessories;
- heated front seats;
- multimedia touch screen 8 inches with voice control;
- a rearview camera;
- Mirror Link system and CarPlay for Apple products;
- a wide range of security systems and assists.
As for the options, then for an additional fee you will receive:
- rear of the sofa;
- automatic parking system;
- tracking system for lane;
- Blind Spot Monitoring System;
- various active safety assistants.
Price 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt
Alas, while the 2018-2019 Chevrolet name just a planned start date of the sales of their offspring. Because talking about what will be the price of a hybrid hatchback second generation too early.
And the date is too weird, as representatives of the US automaker said that the hybrid implementation will begin in the second half of this year. To the dismay of many Europeans, while the 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt is not planning to supply the United States.
Specifications 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt
It is time to move on to the fun, and see what are the technical characteristics of a brand new hybrid hatchback has received from the United States of America.
Powerplant machine comprises a gasoline engine and two electric motors. And one of them will act as a motor-generator. This agraget is called Voltec.
Interestingly, the car has several driving modes, and most of them play the role of the gasoline engine to recharge the battery of the device. The very same engine has four cylinders, 1.5 liters and power of 102 horsepower. When traveling solely on the internal combustion engine, the engine consumes about 6.9 liters per 100 kilometers on average.
The main motor has got from its predecessor, and its capacity has remained the same – 151 horsepower. But the torque has reached a point 398 Nm vs. 370 volts in the first generation.
Motor generator has an output of 61 horse power, which is lower than previously.
Lithium-ion batteries that 2018-2019 Chevrolet has created with the direct participation of experts from the LG, supplies batteries. Construct could facilitate, at the same time increase the capacity up to 18.4 kWh against the previous 17.1. Due to this, the power reserve is now 80 kilometers on the motor or the 676 kilometers connecting the work of the petrol unit.
To fully charge the battery, need 4.5 hours.
Many were interested in dynamic performance. Based on the manufacturer, as much as possible of their hybrid hatchback is capable of accelerating to 157 kilometers per hour. Up to a hundred kilometers per hour and place machine is gaining in 8.5 seconds.
Video Test Drive
It is obvious that the output 2018-2019 Chevrolet Volt years – a huge breakthrough not only for the company’s 2018-2019 Chevrolet, but also the entire automobile production.
The company has brought something new to the understanding of hybrid car. Now, it does not play a major role to traditional internal combustion engines, electric motors that help, but on the contrary, the electric motor dominates the hybrid propulsion system.
Let us further reviews of the owners, find out what customers think about the second generation of the Volt. We’ll have to wait a little longer, but it’s worth it. Who knows, maybe in Prius appeared very serious competitor.