Who owns or is planning to own a chevrolet volt?

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Do you own a volt?

  1. Yes-I currently own a volt!

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  2. No, but I plan to buy one soon!

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  3. No

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  4. Never-I wouldn't be caught dead in it!

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  1. Matthew
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    Who here owns or is planning in the future to own a Chevrolet Volt? For members of usmessageboard. If you do own one can you tell us about how it's like!

    Me, not in the near future! :eusa_hand:
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    it's a death trap.

    All small cars have low safety ratings. If it's a "green" car, the standards are lowered.

    If I recall; 2000 more deaths a year are acceptable.


    Not to mention it doesn't save fuel, you have to pay to have its charger installed and all drives must be round trip since there is no place to plug it in.
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    Death trap?

    Why you guys are so fixated on this car is beyond me. It's almost like the oil companies are paying yas..:lol:
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    You can plug it into a household outlet, it just takes longer to charge. It also can run with the aid of gasoline
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    I'll take my F350 over a Chevy Dolt any day.
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    As yet nobody have ever shown us how electric cars are a solution to our energy problems.

    They still demand the same amount of energy to do the work as every other car.
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    A ford fan... figures :D
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    I'll probably buy several in the next few years. I've got this big hole out back and figure they'll be cheap fill.
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    Bingo!! the question is how many miles per pound of coal. Its a slight of hand thing,you won't see the trick if your not paying attention.

    Electric cars are part of our future,we just need to keep perspective.
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    Not when this administrations EPA is shutting down coal mines at record speed.
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    The Volt probably has a place. If you live in an urban area and use your car to run to the store, get your hair done, pick up at the dry cleaners, it makes more sense. It's just extremely expensive for such tasks and probably not worth it.
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    Totally and completely impractical for me & my family.
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    Too much $ for too little car.
    I have a Gemcar that works out nicely where I live.
    It's charged by the wind.
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    funny

    even the people that support it wouldn't buy one.
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    I don't drive a car.

    But if I did, I wouldn't buy a Volt because I'm too big for it (6'5). I'd need a big yacht of a car, like a Lincoln or a Caddy.

    I wouldn't be opposed to buying a Tesla Roadster though.
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    I would say to the OP... we have all helped purchase each and every one that has sold so far.

    Gov’t subsidies for Chevy Volt up to $250,000 per car? « Hot Air

    This car was a crock of shit from the word go.
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    Ya wouldnt fit in it either
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