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2013 Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet has taken an aggressive tack to move units of its revolutionary Volt, selling a fair number to government agencies, offering really fantastic lease deals and marketing the hell out of the car. After a week of driving (and generally enjoying) the 2013 iteration of the extended-range hatchback, I tend to think that customers should just take advantage of the current confluence of market forces rather than bemoaning the larger state of affairs with General Motors as a whole. After all, one of the biggest knocks on the Volt has always been that its MSRP is too high, a fact that la... Read More

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1.4L I4, 111 kW Motor
149 HP / 368 LB-FT
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$42,780 (as tested)
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    Chevrolet Volt
    First Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Volt

    "She Blinded Me With Science" The Chevy Volt has finally, successfully, made the leap from science fiction to fact. Quite a bit has changed in the nearly four-year journey from the 2007 Detroit Auto Show to last week, when General Motors let us drive a production-spec car. The Volt may not be the stuff of Blade Runner, but it's a technologically ...

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