The popularity of plug-in hybrids is constantly increasing among the ‘green’ customers who want an eco-friendly vehicle with satisfying performance and better fuel-economy. According to the information we have got, one of these vehicles has been on its way to hit the market as a 2019 model. It will probably be the last redesign of the Chevrolet Volt before this model enters its third generation.
When it comes to exterior of the 2019 Chevrolet Volt, this model is going to make its appearance as a slightly redesigned four-door hatchback. It will be sportier and more aggressive than its predecessor that revealed some serious updates in terms of styling in 2016. The new Volt strongly resembles the Cruze model probably since these two have been sharing their GM D2 platform. Besides the Cruze, the new Volt shares its platform with the Buick Verano and the GMC Terrain. All in all, this plug-in hybrid has been planned to be more economical and fuel-efficient rather than better-looking. Of course, its appearance will be more stylish and this model will represent an excellent choice for you and your families as well as those younger buyers. You will notice its longer hood which wears a distinctive wider grille and larger LED headlights. The back part of the vehicle will be a bit lifted from the ground and get more dynamic appearance. The bumpers should also be modified and the new Volt should be standing on 19-inch alloy wheels. This model might be available in one or two new exterior colors.
Inside the 2019 Chevrolet Volt, you can also expect some minor changes and improvements. Its cabin might offer some new color combinations as well. Also, it will perfectly accommodate five passengers and provide some really supportive and comfortable seats. Chevrolet will use materials such as leather, aluminum, plastic and carbon fiber in order to save some weight. Technology will also be upgraded so you can hope for a larger touch-screen display with the infotainment system and options such as climate control, sound system, Bluetooth and USB. When it comes to safety systems and driver assist features, the new Volt will include adaptive cruise control, hill assist, parking sensors, blind-spot monitoring and others.
Under the hood of the 2019 Chevrolet Volt, you will find a single engine option. Ii will be the current 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine combined with an electric motor and an 18 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. Together they will deliver 149 horsepower. The new Volt is expected to have a 53-mile electric range.
2019 Chevrolet Volt Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2019 Chevrolet Volt hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, but it should be expected in the third quarter of 2018, probably in summer. It starting price range has been estimated at $34,095 – $38,445.
- Toyota Prius Prime
- Kia Optima plug-in hybrid
- Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid.