2018 Chevrolet Volt MPG and Fuel Economy
On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2018 Chevrolet Volt.
The 2018 Chevrolet Volt has a 48 and 87 kW 3-Phase AC electric motor which is charged via standard charger.
All MPG estimates are "MPG equivalent". This is a conversion of electric energy consumption to a gasoline equivalent.
Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2018 Chevrolet Volt is, we have the information you need.
🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2018 Chevrolet Volt Get?
First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2018 Chevrolet Volt gets up to 43 miles per gallon in the city, and 42 miles per gallon on the highway.
The combined average MPG for the 2018 Chevrolet Volt is 42 miles per gallon.
💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2018 Chevrolet Volt?
The estimated fuel costs for the 2018 Chevrolet Volt is $1,500 per year.
That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.
If you were to compare a 2018 Chevrolet Volt to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $7,500 on fuel.
🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2018 Chevrolet Volt Consume?
The 2018 Chevrolet Volt will consume roughly 2 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.
The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.
💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2018 Chevrolet Volt Emit?
For every mile driven, the 2018 Chevrolet Volt will emit 51 grams of CO2, which is about 765,000 grams of CO2 per year.
🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 26 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2018 Chevrolet Volt.
The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2018 Chevrolet Volt.
|Save/Spend vs Average Car||Save 7,500|
|Fuel Type 1||Regular Gas or Electricity|
|Fuel Type 2||Electricity|
|Electric Motor||48 and 87 kW 3-Phase AC|
|ATV Type||Plug-in Hybrid|
|Barrels of Petroleum||2|
|Grams of CO2||765,000|
|Trees Needed to Offset||36|
|Transmission||Automatic (variable gear ratios)|
|Vehicle Class||Compact Cars|
Related Chevrolet Models from 2018
If you're interested in other Chevrolet models from 2018, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.
|Silverado 15 Hybrid 2WD||20|
|Tahoe K1500 4WD||18|
|City Express Cargo Van||25|
|Tahoe K1500 4WD||18|
|Tahoe C1500 2WD||17|
|Silverado K15 4WD||18|
|Colorado ZR2 4WD||17|
Ratings were provided by the manufacturer to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is where we sourced the data. Be advised that manufacturers may have upgraded, downgraded, or changed these ratings following the compilation of this data.
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