Volt Hybrid once considered too expensive, but it seems the 2017 Volt Review version will come with a more affordable price. At least for the California market. Yesterday through its official website, Chevrolet announced the latest price of the Volt Hybrid. The first version of the environmentally friendly cars sold at a price of 33 995 US dollars (around Rp442 million). But the recent announcement Chevrolet says that the new variant will be sold at a price of 26 495 US dollars (around Rp344 million). In fact, for the California market hybrid-engine cars will be sold at a cheaper price again, which is 25,000 US dollars (around Rp325 million). The prices were not bad for car tech electrical machinery.
Engine and Performance
2017 Volt Review marketing director said that the latest generation of the Chevrolet Volt provides advantages, the ability to travel longer distances between the use of gasoline and electricity. That’s what their loyal customers want. This car is now supported by four-cylinder engine capacity of 1.5-liter DOHC engine with a compression of 12.5: 1. The conventional engine is mated to a new two-motor drive. The drive motor is 19 percent stronger and faster moving both wheels of 0-48 km / h. GM claims if both motors move simultaneously (EV mode), 0-48 km / h only takes 2.6 seconds and 0-100 km / h only takes 8.4 seconds. The battery capacity has increased to 18.4 kWh and using 192 cells (from the previous 288 cells).
2017 Volt Review offers a mileage of up to 80 km (50 miles) to just relying on batteries that have undergone conversion. This battery was developed with LG Chem, Hence 12 percent more efficient and lighter 100 pounds (45 kg) from the first-generation batteries. This car can be used to roam as far as 400 miles to the normal charging (charging of gasoline engines to batteries). Even the car is predicted to travel more than 1,000 miles.
Exterior and Safety
Safety features of 2017 Volt Review are supported parking camera, 10 airbags, lane keep assist with lane departure warning for keeping the car on the track, side blind zone alert with lane change alert or a reminder feature side blind spot, automatic braking system on the front wheel, semi- automatic parallel parking, and semi-automatic parallel parking.
This price reduction seems to be an indication that the electric car has begun a place in the hearts of many consumers. With a lot of demand, then the price of production can be reduced and make the selling price is cheap. In an official statement of General Motors, the Chevrolet Volt in 2016 is US $ 33,995 (USD 442 million) including shipping. The price offered is cheaper US $ 1,200 first-generation Volt.