Blog: Graeme RobertsFour years with a Voltwagen

Graeme Roberts | 2 December 2014

Long-term owner criticised Volt for four-passenger capacity limit and faulty rear suspension, praised powertrain

Long-term owner criticised Volt for four-passenger capacity limit and faulty rear suspension, praised powertrain

This is one of the more interesting long-term tests I've read in a while as a former sell-side analyst turned technology and auto reviewer in the US reports on four years of life with General Motors' Chevrolet Volt - aka the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera.

On the four-seat bit, I'm with him and he could also mention the shallow boot with high load lip which was a right pain for a buggy-toting family with lots of shopping when I ran an Ampera for a week.

Nonetheless, it's an impressive first effort at a REX and I look forward to Volt 2.0. Wonder if we'll see that one in Europe?

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