31 Mar '16, 3pm

When It Comes To Selling An Electric Car, Chevy Get It

I had the exact same experience at a large Chevy dealer near Boston. I had done extensive research on the 2916-17 Volt, but had not driven one. I called ahead to ensure they had one available for test drive. Got in, engaged drive and before we exited the parking lot I heard the ICE turn on. I asked the salesman if that was the ICE, and he just stared at me like I had two heads. I drove for about 20 minutes and could hear the ICE turn on every 3-5 minutes, after which I would tell the salesman each time that’s not supposed to happen in the Volt. He began to try to convince me it was normal for the car. After we returned to the dealer he could tell I was frustrated, so he got his sales manager who also tried to convince me that was normal. I told him he was mistaken, so they brought their “tech guy” out who looked at the display for 39 seconds and figured out the car was sti...

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