2016 Chevy Volt Falls To $33,995 Before $7,500 Federal Tax Credit, Boats 50-Mile EV Range
Chevrolet announced pricing on the 2016 Volt that shaves nearly $1,200 off of its predecessor’s price tag. The new Volt electric vehicle (EV) rolls in at $33,995, but that’s before you subtract the federal tax credit. The credit can save you as much as $7,500, which would bring your total to around $26,495. If you live in California, state credits could dip the price to just below $25,000.
handles up to 50 miles on a single charge. Chevrolet has been quick to point out that, for many drivers, the 50-mile range means they’ll do most of their driving in the all-electric mode. As we discussed
earlier this year, the 50-mile range is an important milestone for Chevrolet. If you still get nervous at the thought of running out of juice with 50-mile range vehicle, you can hold out a little longer for the upcoming Bolt EV
, which is expected to have a 200-mile range.
For longer drives, the Volt supplements its electric power with gas, boosting the between-fill-up range to be as many as 1,000 miles. On gasoline power, the Volt is expected to average 41 mpg, while electric/gas will get you 102 mpge. (That “e” stands for electric.)
Chevrolet set its sights on the Toyota Prius in its announcement, saying that the Prius has been the top trade-in among Volt customers. The Prius remains the lower-priced hybrid
, starting at $24,200.