Chevrolet Volt

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

84
Priced From $39,145
MPG 94.0
Styles Reviewed
HatchbackHatchback

CarReview.com

02/08/11
2011-02-08
81
100

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David Colman David Colman Score Pending 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

The 2011 Chevy Volt is a remarkably mature product. It handles well but is just adequate for passing slower traffic on 2-way roads. You won’t have your heart in your throat, but you won’t feel overly confident until the car is back in its proper lane.

AutoBlog.com

04/06/11
2011-04-06
81
100

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Zach Bowman Zach Bowman 6.0 out of 10 2012 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

For all of the bellyaching that we could work up over how long it takes to fully charge the Volt, GM has done an amazing job of building an EV that drives just like any other vehicle on the road.

CarReview.com

10/18/10
2010-10-18
81
100

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Derek Mau Derek Mau Score Pending 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

After driving the Chevy Volt I can confidently say that GM has done a really good job of building an EV that will meet the innumerable challenges of day-to-day driving presents us as go about our business every day.

The Detroit Bureau

01/20/10
2010-01-20
81
100

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Paul A. Eisenstein Paul A. Eisenstein 8.0 out of 10 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

Will the Chevy Volt turn on potential buyers? If our drive in the prototype was any indication, it likely will. It’s well suited to the mass of American commuters.

Edmunds.com

07/22/11
2011-07-22
80
100

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

The 2012 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid is arguably the most fuel-efficient car on the market, but it’s pricey for what you get.

Popular Mechanics

12/02/09
2009-12-02
80
100

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Barry Winfield Barry Winfield 7.2 out of 10 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

Our brief experience with this Volt prototype in L.A. was impressive. The Volt appears to be just as livable, comfortable and quick (and in sport mode much more so) as conventional hybrids on the road today.

Car and Driver

12/02/09
2009-12-02
80
100

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John Pearley Huffman John Pearley Huffman 8.3 out of 10 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

Not to be too Star Trek-y here, but the Volt is practically a holodeck on wheels. But the most remarkable thing about how the Volt drives is how unremarkably it drives.

Business Week

05/03/11
2011-05-03
80
100

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Thane Peterson Thane Peterson 7.2 out of 10 2011 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

The new plug-in hybrid electric Chevy Volt is a great little car. It’s green, comfortable, and peppy. Too bad about the price.

AutoGuide.com

01/23/12
2012-01-23
79
100

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Derek Kreindler Derek Kreindler Score Pending 2012 Chevrolet Volt Hatchback

We wouldn’t discourage someone from buying one, but the noise and harshness of the gas motor, the impractical 4-seat configuration and the small chance of a Volt purchase ever being economically sound are unfortunate demerits against an otherwise interesting and innovative vehicle.

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