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Review I live in Minnesota and have 2 months of winter driving experience with my Volt. Like other owners I can say I love the car. Fit and finish and design are stunning. The heater works fine which was a concern of mine. There are 2 heater modes. Eco consumes less battery but doesn't heat as effectively. Regular is equivalent to other cars. When it is quite cold (less than 28 F), the battery will get you 33 miles but beware the gas engine will go on for about 5 of those miles to keep the battery and cabin warm. The best you'll get is about 130 mpg for those 33 miles. Above 30 F, you can expect 30 miles per charge with no use of the gas engine. In general, I have gotten 37 mpg on gas.
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Available Chevrolet Volt 2012 Submodel Types: Hatchback
Available Trims: Premier, Base, LT
Exterior Colors: Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Mosaic Black Metallic, Kinetic Blue Metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, Black, Ashen Gray Metallic, Cajun Red Tintcoat, Green Mist Metallic, Crystal Red Tintcoat, Pepperdust Metallic, Heather Gray Metallic, Silver Topaz Metallic, Crystal Red Metallic Tintcoat, Cyber Gray Metallic, Siren Red Tintcoat, White Diamond Tricoat, Brownstone Metallic, Blue Topaz Metallic, Citron Green Metallic
Interior Colors: Jet Black/Jet Black leather, Jet Black/Jet Black cloth, Jet Black Seats w/Dark Accents leather, Jet Black Seats w/Dark Accents premium cloth, Jet Black/Brandy leather, Pebble Beige Seats w/Dark Accents leather/suede, Light Ash/Dark Ash leather, Light Ash/Dark Ash cloth, Jet Black w/Ceramic White Accents premium cloth, Jet Black w/Dark Accents leather, Light Neutral w/Dark Accents leather, Pebble Beige Seats w/Dark Accents premium cloth, Jet Black Seats w/Ceramic White Accents premium cloth, Jet Black and Spice Red Seats w/Dark Accents leather, Jet Black and White Seats w/Ceramic White Accents leather, Jet Black w/Ceramic White Accents leather, Jet Black/Spice Red w/Dark Accents leather
Popular Features: Alarm, Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel, Auto Climate Control, Aux Audio Inputs, Bluetooth, Fold Flat Rear Seats, Post-collision safety system, Rear Bench Seats, Remote Start, Stability Control, Tire Pressure Warning, Trip Computer, USB Inputs, Back-up camera, Heated seats, Mobile Internet, Leather Seats, Keyless Entry/Start, Upgraded Headlights, Parking sensors, Navigation, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Monitoring, Apple Carplay/Android Auto, 2nd Row Bucket Seats, Pre-collision safety system, Upgraded Stereo, Adaptive Cruise Control