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2018 Chevrolet Volt consumer reviews

$33,220 starting MSRP
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94% of drivers recommend this car
Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior 4.5
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value 4.5
  • Exterior 4.6
  • Reliability 4.8
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5.0

Electric Driving is both: fun and rational

Effectively I drive 90 % of all trips electric only. Electric is quiet and all acceleration is smooth and powerful. Good to know you always can go to gas power.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Having fun
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

love this car very functional gas saver

great car super gas saver quiet reliable its so sad that they discontinue such a great car no regrets only regret is that i did not get one sooner

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Very enjoyable car to drive.

19k miles and no problems. I get way more miles on the batteries than advertised 65 to 70 miles a charge. I love the driver confidence features and the adaptive cruise control. So fun to drive. I live in the mountains and it does great and handles very good in the snow.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Best car and I'm 66 years old

Bought this LT new in March 2019 with 2 weeks to go with a $7,500 tax credit, trading in my 2014 Premier. Didn't drive it for the first 16 months while I flirted with a used Chrysler convertible that I bought for a Route 66 trip to start on B-Day #66. Thanks to Wuhan, China, that never happened, so who needs a drop-top. In Texas heat and judicious use of the regen paddle and the Hold mode, I'm getting 60, not 53, miles on a full charge and nearly 50 miles per gallon on gasoline. My only 4 of 5 is the comfort, but that's mostly my fault, as I need to lose 50 pounds and decrease the size of my butt! Let me tell you that it's far more comfortable for my posterior than the Chevy Bolt. And I have no reservations about taking 2,000 mile road trips - maybe even Route 66 starting on the LAST day of being 66 next April. I highly recommend this car and only the Kia or Hyundai EVs might lure me away.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

I have saved so much money with this car

I love everything about this car. This is my first electric vehicle and I have no regrets in getting it and will never go back to a gas car. I have always leased and leased this in the end or 2018 unsure of how I would like it, and am now looking to buy it out. In 2019 I only spent $9 a week on gas. the EV range covers my entire 50 mile round trip commute to work so I rarely run on gas. I don’t pay much extra in my electric bill at home. The charger is easy to set up and plugs right into the wall in the garage. There are many public places in my city to charge my car for free. I love the features in the car, it’s a perfect medium between average car and luxury. I also like the fact that this is a heavier car. Coming from a Cruz to a volt I can feel that my volt is heavier. I live in upstate New York and never slide on ice anymore. My monthly payments in leasing look even better than they did with my Cruz which did not have as good features. Even with looking into buying the car the monthly payments are still within a good budget. I am very sad that this car has been discontinued and this is a part of my reasoning to buy out my lease. There’s nothing like this on the market. The next best thing in my opinion is the Chevy bolt, but that is a full electric commitment (not opposed for the future, though!) The volt really gives you the best of both worlds. I like knowing that I have that back up gas but rarely need to use it. I wish everyone could/ could have experienced the volt. I barley see any on the road. It has for sure been an under rated car, and it’s too bad. I love the electric car world and can’t wait to see what the future holds for it.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Great engineering for this Volt

We have owned this new to us 2018 Chevy Volt for about a month but I can tell you I should have bought this car a long time ago! With an electric range of 53 miles, which is more than any other PHEV!! We’ve driven about 1,100 miles and we’ve only used 1 tank of gas!! The gas tank holds 8 gallons! I don’t worry about range anxiety as we have nearly 400 miles range! When I do run out of electric power the small gas engine generator comes to life and you never feel anything, it’s amazing! We have the Premier trim with just about every option with my favorite being the adaptive cruise.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a Used car
  • Used for Transporting family
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Love this car!

Skeptical of buying an electric vehicle but thought a volt would be a good transition vehicle into the the electric car world as it has the on board generator when battery is depleted, I’m so glad I bought it and will never buy a new gas powered vehicle again because of this car, the technology in this car is amazing at least to me and so far it’s been flawless, way to go General Motors for making a great car that most owners love and now your discontinued it!

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Great electric car with gas backup.

This car is great on gas. I bought a supercharger and now I only get gas every other week. The handling and features are great.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Just bought my second new Volt today!

Traded-in my 2014 Volt Premier on a 2018 Volt LT before GM's federal tax credit is cut from 7,500 to 3,750 on April 1. The electronics, mileage, miles on battery and styling are all upgraded, even going down from Premier to LT with optional leather seating (this time "real" leather vs. suede). Old "Brownie" is gone and new "Whitey" is here!!!

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Exterior 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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5.0

Awesome car and fun to drive

This car is the second Volt we own. It’s a good improvement over the first generation Volt, which has been trouble free for its 180,000 miles. The Gen2 Volt rides a little smoother and suspension is softer. Acceleration is great for what the car is, and fuel mileage on gas is pretty awesome too, and much better looking than a Prius. If I could, I’d buy another one before the GM mistake of canceling this car comes reality in 2019. In typical fashion, they’re getting rid of one of the best, most advanced vehicles on the road today.

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.0
  • Interior 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value 4.0
  • Exterior 4.0
  • Reliability 5.0
  • Purchased a New car
  • Used for Commuting
  • Does recommend this car
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