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2019 Chevrolet Volt
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$33,520
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8.5
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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI
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$27,595
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8.9
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Overview

Engine
1.5-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 43 MPG
Hwy: 42 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
8.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
10.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.7 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.5-liter Inline-4 Plug-in Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
149 hp @ -TBD- rpm
228 hp @ 4700 rpm
Torque
294 lb-ft @ -TBD- rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
Transmission
N/A
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Electric Pwr
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.4 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
18" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Compound Crank
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/50R17
P225/40HR18
Rear Tire
P215/50R17
P225/40HR18
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
42 MPG
27 MPG
City
43 MPG
24 MPG
Highway
42 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
0.8 Tons/yr
6.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
8.9 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.7 miles
316.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
373.8 miles
422.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
180.4 in
168 in
Height
56.4 in
57.8 in
Max Width
71.2 in
70.8 in
Front Width
60.6 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
106.1 in
103.6 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.1 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.8 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.7 in
35.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
35.8 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.2 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.3 in
N/A

Weight and Trailing

Curb Weight
3,519 lbs
3,062 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
N/A
17.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A
53.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic, Available: 04/08/2019
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Jet Black/Jet Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black/Jet Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Light Ash/Dark Ash, Cloth seat trim
  • Light Ash/Dark Ash, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Titan Black w/Clark Plaid, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
6 Years / 72,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance Note
2 Years/1 Visit
N/A
Roadside Assistance Note
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A