2012 Chevy Volt Price official; Now available for Order Nationwide
General Motors finally announced the price for the new 2012 Chevrolet Volt, the 2011 Volt was offered in just seven states and the District of Columbia. The new Volt is available for order now and GM has dropped the price base price for the its new hybrid vehicle by a little over $1,000 to $39,995, which includes an $850 destination freight charge but excludes tax, title and license fees. Some Volt buyers can qualify for $7,500 federal tax credits, reducing the car’s net price to $32,496.
Cristi Landy, Volt marketing director said that “We are giving consumers greater choice of content as the Volt becomes available nationwide by the end of this year,” he also added that “This gives us the opportunity to be more flexible in our pricing and still provide additional high-tech content to customers who want to purchase it.”
The 2012 Volt will be offered with two additional interior accents: white and spiced red; and two brand spankin’ new exterior hues: Summit White and Blue Topaz Metallic. Some additional features for 2012 include standard keyless entry with passive locking, OnStar turn-by-turn navigation, Chevrolet MyLink and 17-inch alloys with black inserts (late availability)
For 2012, consumers will be able to choose from a total of seven option packages compared with only three for the 2011 model. A loaded Volt, with leather appointments, backup camera, navigation system and premium paint and wheels is priced at $46,265 including delivery ($38,765 net of full tax credit).
Volt goes about 35 miles on battery-only power. If not plugged in for a recharge, the gas engine takes over to keep the car running, giving it a total range of some 300 miles. Chevrolet expects to build up to 45,000 Volts for retail and fleet customers in the United States during calendar year 2012.