Chevy Volt Offers a Stronger Battery

June 21st, 2012 by

The Improved Battery of the Chevrolet Volt Increases the Mileage

2013 Chevy Volt

The Chevrolet Volt is the most exciting car to be released to the American market since the Model T, and no other automobile has changed how we drive as much as the 2013 Chevrolet Volt in Channahon IL. Thanks to the unique features on the Volt, you are able to drive the vehicle without using gasoline for months. The Volt works by having a large battery that provides all the power the vehicle needs. If you are going to be traveling outside of the electric range, there is a small gasoline motor that recharges the battery to give you the range of a normal vehicle. The first model of the Volt had an electric range of about 35 miles, but thanks to feedback from customers and an improved battery, the Volt now has an electric range of 38 miles. The Volt’s battery the power has increased from 16 kWh to 16.5 kWh. What does this mean to you? This means that you will be able to travel longer and farther for cheaper!

Have the Option to Never Use Gasoline Again in the 2013 Chevrolet Volt

Imagine driving around Channahon in the 2013 Chevrolet Volt and never pulling into a gas station again! The average American does not travel farther than 20-30 miles a day, which gives the Volt its unique position in the automobile market. Because the electric range of the Volt is larger than what the average daily driving habits of Americans, it is very likely that you can drive the Volt without using gasoline ever again!

Find Out More at Chevrolet of Homewood!

If you want to achieve gas-free driving, it is crucial that you charge the Volt every night when you are done driving for the day. Charging the vehicle at night is a smart move because you can take advantage of lower electricity prices. The larger battery in the Volt now means that there will be a longer time to wait until your Volt is fully charged. You can expect a full recharge to take 4.25 hours using a 240 volt outlet and 10.5 hours off a 120 volt source. If you are interested in learning more about this revolutionary vehicle, please contact us at Chevrolet of Homewood and our Volt representative will answer all of your questions.