26 Mar '13, 4pm

AAA Chooses Chevy Volt as a Top Commuter Car

AAA Chooses Chevy Volt as a Top Commuter Car

AAA today announced that the Chevrolet Volt is among the best commuter vehicles in the United States. Experts from the membership-based travel organization evaluate hundreds of vehicles each year based on comfort, performance and fuel efficiency. The Chevy Volt , a four-passenger, plug-in electric vehicle, was praised by AAA for its handling, exceptional quietness, and great acceleration. AAA said the Volt “sidesteps range anxiety with a gasoline engine on board to run a generator.” The organization also pointed to a feature in the Volt that allows a driver to force operation of the gasoline engine, ideal for a commute that starts on a highway, where gasoline power is more efficient, and ends in a city, where battery power is more cost effective. The one criticism offered by AAA about the the car as a commuter vehicles was a tight rear seat in the four-seat Volt, making it...

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