How bad do people want the Chevrolet Volt? We're not the only ones who don't actually know, if General Motors' president of North American operations, Mark Reuss, is to be believed. Reuss said recently that we'll have to patiently wait until mid-2012 to see how big actual demand for the Volt really is.
The decontented-for-2012 Chevrolet Volt stickers at $39,995 (including an $850 destination charge). That's $1,005 less than the MSRP of the 2011 Volt. For the record, General Motors says the 2012 Volt's reduced price is due to a "wider range of options and configurations that come with the expansion of Volt production for sale nationally." But that's corporate speak, so what are the driving forces behind the 2012 Volt's price drop?
Starting today, Chevrolet dealers in all 50 states will begin taking orders for the 2012 Chevrolet Volt. For the 2012 model year, General Motors has priced the Volt at $39,995 (including an $850 destination charge) before federal and state incentives. The base MSRP of the 2012 Volt is $1,005 less than the sticker price of the 2011 Volt. For the record, GM says that the reduced price of the 2012 Volt is due to the "wider range of options and configurations that come with the expansion of Volt pro