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2013 Chevrolet Volt
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  1.4 L, 4 cyl, Automatic (variable gear ratios) Automatic (A1)  
  MSRP: $39,145 Plug-in Hybrid Calculator MSRP: $35,200 - $37,250  
  2013 Chevrolet Volt 2012 Nissan Leaf
EPA Fuel Economy

1 gallon of gasoline=33.7 kWh

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Electricity
Prem. Gas
Electricity
Combined MPG on Electricity:98 MPGe Combined MPG on Gas Only:37 MPG
combined
city/highway
combined
city/highway
Combined MPG:99 MPGe
City MPGe:106 Highway MPGe:92
combined
city/highway
city highway
35 kWh/100mi
2.7 gal/100mi
34 kWh/100 mi
EPA range: 38 miles on Electricity and 380miles total
38 miles
Electricity
380 miles
Total Range Additional Information
EPA range: 73 miles
73 miles
Total Range
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Unofficial MPG Estimates from Vehicle Owners

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Average based on 30 vehicles
122.8 MPG
36

Lo

820

Hi

Not comparable to EPA fuel economy because these estimates do not include electricity use.
Average based on 8 vehicles
127.6 MPG
68

Lo

185

Hi

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You save or spend*

Note: The average 2021 vehicle
gets 27 MPG

You SAVE
$1,750
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$2,500
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
Annual Fuel Cost*Electricity + Gasoline: $800$650
Cost to Drive 25 Miles$1.14 (driving on elec only)$1.10
$1.88 (driving on gas only)
Cost to Fill the Tank$26 (gas only)
Tank Size9.3 gallons

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

MSRP and tank size data provided by Edmunds.com, Inc.

Range on a tank and refueling costs assume 100% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

  2013 Chevrolet Volt 2012 Nissan Leaf
Energy Impact Score Additional Information

Annual Petroleum Consumption


- U.S. barrel
- Imported barrel


1 barrel = 42 gallons

Electricity + Gasoline Electricity
3.1 barrels 0.2 barrels
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Additional Information





Electricity + Gasoline Electricity

81 grams per mile

0 grams per mile

For model years 2012 and earlier, tailpipe CO2 is estimated using an EPA emissions factor and does not reflect direct test results.

EPA Smog Rating Additional Information

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

NHTSA Crash Test Results
  2013 Chevrolet Volt 2012 Nissan Leaf

Safety Ratings


For more information visit:
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VOLT 
Overall
5 5 star rating
Front
4 4 star rating
Side
5 5 star rating
Rollover
5 5 star rating
LEAF 
Overall
5 5 star rating
Front
4 4 star rating
Side
5 5 star rating
Rollover
4 4 star rating
Vehicle Specification Data
  2013 Chevrolet Volt 2012 Nissan Leaf
EPA Size Class Additional Information Compact Cars Midsize Cars
Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Stop-Start Technology Yes No
Cylinder Deactivation
Gas Guzzler No No
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No
Passenger Volume 90 ft3 (Hatchback) 90 ft3 (Hatchback)
Luggage Volume 18 ft3 (Hatchback) 23 ft3 (Hatchback)
Fuel Type Premium Gas (Required)
or Electricity
Electricity
Engine Descriptor Additional Information PHEV
Transmission Descriptor Additional Information
Electric Motor/Battery Additional Information 111 kW 80 kW DCPM
Time to Charge Battery 4 hrs at 240V 7 hrs at 240V

When fully charged, this vehicle can go about 38 miles on electricity alone, costing you about 4.5 per mile.

After the first 38 miles, the vehicle will function like a regular hybrid and consume only gasoline, costing about 7.5/mile.

Miles on a tank and refueling cost for gasoline only assumes 90% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

Personalized estimates are currently not available for this vehicle.

DISCLAIMER: Average user estimates are based on data from My MPG users rather than official sources. Since the source data cannot be verified, neither DOE nor EPA guarantees the accuracy of these estimates.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.