The 2018 Chevy Volt continues to build its reputation with owners and the public, and operates like its predecessor. The 18.4-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery is unchanged from the previous year. Drivers of this vehicle can anticipate up to 53 miles of all-range electric capacity. The Volt can get up to 58 MPG in tests. Moreover, the charge time for this vehicle is 4.5 hours on 240V and 13 hours on 120V.
This Chevy make is a 3-year-old plug-in hybrid. Its curb weight is about 3,500 pounds and length nearly 181 inches.
The 2018 LT model has five seats, and can comfortably seat four occupants. The middle rear seat may be used sporadically. The hatchback has adequate storage capacity. This would be handy for light shopping or a weekend trip out of town for example.
The LT model has added features aiding driver confidence and safety. These include rear-parking assistance and blind zone monitors. The steering wheel material has changed from leather to urethane, but a leather steering wheel is available as part of an added comfort package as is an upgraded Bose audio system. An eight-speaker audio system is one optional package with this 2018 model.