10-11-19

2016 Chevy Volt Canadian Release Date

Fall 2015 is going to continue being an excellent time for new vehicle releases. In addition to several other vehicle scheduled to come out soon (or that are already on the lot here at Craig Dunn) the 2016 Volt is scheduled to go on sale in Canada within the next month or so. So let’s look at some of what is going to set it apart from its electric competition and previous incarnation.

New powertrain on the 2016 Chevy Volt

The second-generation Voltec propulsion system (including the battery, drive unit, range-extending engine, and power electronics) will provide even more range and improved acceleration. The new battery system offers more overall electric capacity with fewer power cells. The range-extending 1.5-liter engine works with regular unleaded fuel, and features efficiency technology like direct fuel injection.

With this new and improved powertrain for the 2016 Chevy Volt, the vehicle has an estimated EV range of up to 80 kilometers. With the addition of the range-extending engine, the Volt has a maximum range of 676 kilometers on a single charge and tank of gas.

2016 Chevy Volt on the road with efficiency
2016 Chevy Volt Voltec propulsion system
2016 Chevy Volt icon in the front

2016 Chevy Volt Interior Versatility

Several interior and technological changes made in response to customer demand promise to make the 2016 Chevy Volt an even more satisfying riding experience. More intuitive controls and seats for five passengers (up from the previous four seats) allow even more driving options. The 2016 Volt will also feature the standard 4G LTE Wifi capability that is becoming standard in new Chevy vehicles and will be compatible with Apple CarPlay immediately. with Android Auto available later in the 2016 model year. Owners will also be able to program their Volt to follow specific charging guidelines at home which take advantage of decreased electricity prices at certain times of the day.

New Exterior Styling 2016 Chevy Volt

In addition to a more user-friendly interior and greater range on the powertrain, the 2016 Chevy Volt also offers a new exterior styling that is sleeker, more engaging and muscular, and offers improved aerodynamic with features like active grille shutters, making and extremely economic vehicle that is also really fun to drive.

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10-11-19

Check Out These Fuel Efficient GM Vehicles

Whether gas prices are on the rise or dropping, it’s never fun to fill up. That demand can be even worse if you have serious towing and hauling needs. Fortunately, we have a list of some of the most fuel efficient GM vehicles in Canada and available on the Craig Dunn lot.

Fuel Efficient Chevy cars

Some of the top fuel efficient models are also some of the most user friendly. The 2016 Chevy Malibu is an excellent sedan and, when outfitted with an optional hybrid powertrain with technology lifted from the electric Chevy Volt it can offer a segment-topping fuel consumption of 4.9 L/100km in city driving, 5.2 L/100km on the highway for 5.0 L/100km combined. Even the standard 1.5-litre turbo powertrain is projected to hit 6.4 L/100km on the highway.

For those in the market for a small SUV, the a new Chevy Trax can also offer 7 L/100km or 5 L/100km on highway driving.

Other top fuel-efficient Chevy vehicles include:

  • Chevy Volt
  • Chevy Sonic
  • Chevy Cruze Eco
  • Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

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Fuel Efficient Trucks in Canada

Sedans and small cars aren’t always what you need to get the job done, but GM can also offer fuel efficient trucks that can work hard without costing you an arm and a leg at the pump. It was recently announced that the diesel versions of the 2016 Chevy Colorado and the 2016 GMC Canyon were on the very top of fuel efficiency for Canada and North America. Clean diesel fuel has long been acknowledged as one of the most efficient fueling options and both the 2016 Chevy Colorado diesel and the 2016 GMC Canyon diesel offer a stunning combined city and highway driving fuel efficiency of 9.4 L/100km with two wheel drive. They achieve this number without sacrificing any towing or hauling capability.

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Chevy Volt wins Green Car of the Year!

2016 Chevy Volt Green Car of the Year

For the second time since its release in 2010 as a 2011 model, the Chevy Volk has won the Green Car of the Year Award from the Green Car Journal! The award was presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show, and recognized the 2016 Volt’s enhancements to engine performance, distance, and striking new design.

2016 Chevy Volt Green Car of the Year

2016 Chevy Volt charging
Each year, the Green Car Journal evaluates a number of green vehicles based on multiple factors, some of which include fuel efficiency, certifications from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board, performance, price, and availability. The 2016 Chevy Volt offered impressive capability and performance in all challenges.“Chevrolet has long stood for offering affordable and innovative electrification options for Canadians, and that is exactly what the next-generation Volt brings to the table”, said Laura Pacey, Chevrolet brand director for Canada in a press release shortly after the award was announced. “This recognition as Green Car of the Year, is further testament that Chevrolet is committed to being a leader in technologically advanced, environmentally friendly, electric vehicles in Canada.”

Read More: Best Features of the 2016 Chevy Volt

The Chevy Volt features a new powertrain for the 2016 model year which offers an EV driving range of up to 85 kilometres. A new 1.5-litre engine which can burn regular unleaded fuel can combine with the electric engine to offer an extended range and even more driving versatility. The new engine offers a combined city and highway driving fuel consumption of 5.6 L/100km.

While the Chevy Volt has not yet appeared on the lot at Craig Dunn, there are plenty of other fuel efficient vehicles that are also environmentally friendly. Contact a Craig Dunn Motor City sales professional today for more information on the 2016 Chevy Volt.

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