2013 Chevy Volt Harrisburg PA
If you are looking for a Chevy vehicle, such as the Volt, in the Lancaster, Harrisburg, Palmyra PA area then Klick Lewis Chevy should be your first option, view our inventory today! For 2013 the Volt gets a slight increase in estimated EV driving range. A new Hold drive mode now allows owners to conserve battery charge for use in the most efficient way. All models also get a body-colored roof and rear liftgate. New cabin options include heated cloth seats, a removable rear armrest and GPS navigation to accompany the MyLink information and entertainment system. The Volt also gets new advanced safety features like available lane departure warning and forward collision alert technology.
Design of the 2013 Chevrolet Volt
The '13 Volt design is based on aerodynamics, which improve its fuel efficiency. Its low hood, raked windshield, long roof and high deck lid create the most aero-efficient Chevrolet ever. As a result, it takes less energy to keep the Volt rolling as it slices through the air at highway speeds. Expansive glass brings light into the car. The Volt feels quite roomy in front, the front buckets are comfortable and good looking. They're very snug, but supportive and never numbing.
'13 Chevy Volt Power and Handling
A 350-volt, 16-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack propels the Volt with 149 horsepower and 273 pounds-feet of torque. When the battery is depleted, a 1.4-liter four-cylinder gas engine kicks. The Volt requires premium gasoline. Chevrolet says a fully depleted Volt battery will recharge in 10 to 12 hours using common 120-volt household power. If you have the option of a charging station, and a higher voltage, the time drops to four hours. The home charging station is sold separately, with installation extra. The 2013 Volt allows owners to schedule charging times to take advantage of off-peak rates. An application for smartphones gives owners remote control over this feature along with detailed monitoring capability.
The 2013 Chevrolet Volt is an impressive engineering achievement and continues to impress. A four-seat hatchback, the Volt is a very good all-purpose automobile, with very low operating costs. Chevrolet added structural enhancements to the Volt to reduce the risk that the battery can be damaged in a severe impact. These include additional reinforcement to the existing steel structure around the battery to protect it and minimize coolant leakage.For more information on this model, visit the officials 2013 Chevrolet Volt website.