2013 Chevy Volt's Electric Range Jumps to 38 Miles

By · June 07, 2012

2013 Volt EPA Label

For Model Year 2013, the Chevy Volt's electric-only range increase to 38 miles and its MPGe jumps to 98 miles, but its price remains unchanged.

For Model Year 2013, the Chevrolet Volt gets a host of updates. Here are all the nitty-gritty details, as provided by Chevrolet VoltAge and General Motors:

  • Increase in EPA-estimated EV range of three miles to 38 miles
  • Hold drive mode in addition to Normal, Sport and Mountain drive modes, allows owners to conserve battery charge for use in the most efficient manner
  • Low-emissions package (e-AT-PZEV) makes Volt eligible for single-occupancy HOV-lane access in California and New York
  • Body color roof and liftgate
  • Pebble Beige premium cloth seats and leather-appointed seats with suede inserts
  • Available audio system with GPS-based navigation, AM/FM/Sirius XM stereo with CD player and MP3 playback capability, navigation and USB port, seven-inch-diagonal touch-screen display and Radio Data System
  • Removable rear center armrest with storage included in available Premium Trim Package
  • Comfort Package includes heated driver and front passenger cloth seats and leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Available Safety Package 1 includes auto-dimming inside rearview mirror, rear park assist and rear vision camera
  • pAvailable Safety Package 2 includes front park assist, forward collision alert and lane departure warning systems

To highlight a few of the significant changes, the 2013 Volt's electric-only range jumps from 35 to 38 miles, while its miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) increases from 94 to 98 and total range comes in at 380 miles. In addition, storage capacity of the Volt's lithium-ion battery pack increases ever-so slightly from16 to 16.5 kWh and maximum state-of-charge window jumps from 10.3 to 10.8 kWh.

Finally, a fresh hue of Silver Topaz Metallic will be added as an exterior color option and the 2013 Chevy Volt will maintain its base price of $39,995. Look for the first batch of Model Year 2013 Volts to arrive at a dealership near you starting in August.

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