Chevrolet is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2015 Volt has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick and it earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA1.
If an engine didn't have to use 10% of its energy to power a vehicle's electrical system, imagine how much more fuel-efficient it would be. That increased fuel economy isn't just some far-off sci-fi dream - it's reality, with the 2015 Chevrolet Volt's regenerative braking system, converting the kinetic energy from braking into a power source for the Volt's electrical system. .
Stopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2015 Chevrolet Volt2, with 13 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid3, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Chevrolet Volt's2 increased torque - 2732 lb.-ft. vs. 1763 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride. 2015 Chevrolet VoltVS2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid1162Braking Power Per Ton10332732Torque1763
More stars means safer cars. According to the NHTSA's Overall Crash Rating, should you ever need it, the 2015 Chevrolet Volt offers greater crash protection than the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid4. NHTSA testing proves the 2015 Chevrolet Volt's stability and handling features make it less likely to roll over than the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid5.
The 2015 Chevrolet Volt's2 slightly smaller turn radius means more agile maneuvering and easier parking. Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2015 Chevrolet Volt2 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches. 2015 Chevrolet VoltVS2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid362Turning Circle3831052Wheelbase1043
The drivetrain in the 2015 Chevrolet Volt2 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 40,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid3. 2015 Chevrolet VoltVS 2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid100,0002Drivetrain Warranty60,0003