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5dr HB


Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Regenerative

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.0


Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD -
Engine Order Code LUU
Engine Type Electric/Gas I4
Displacement 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - TBD -

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 177.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.3

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in) 34.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.0
Passenger Capacity 4


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 37
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 95
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 93
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 94
Estimated Battery Range (mi) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40


Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4
Steering Type Electric Pwr
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.0
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Volt
Body Style Hatchback


Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)


Front Tire Size P215/55R17
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code 5GN
Front Tire Order Code 5GN
Spare Tire Size
Rear Tire Size P215/55R17


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 1
Trans Order Code MKA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3781


Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0