That was a great car.
When I was asked in Detroit if I thought the Volt would be a good car for me, I answered very honestly and said, “As long as I can do my weekly driving without the internal combustion engine kicking on, I will consider it a success.”
We put 21,000 miles on the 2011 Volt I leased three years ago. I filled it fewer than ten times, and the tank is a tiny 9.3 gallons. That seems unreal for a serial hybrid and, in fact, the ICE had to kick on to perform it’s “maintenance cycle” because I used it so infrequently. Continue reading