Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Chevy Volt leads the most popular car survey.

Chevy Volt leads the most popular car survey.

General Motors Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car owner satisfaction annual survey, consumer reports for the second consecutive year crowned.

Ninety-two percent of the Volt owner in the influential magazine surveyed consumers, said that they earn in any case the Volt would buy back the electric car top ranking. Last year, 93 percent said the respondents that she would buy the car back.

"The Volt of two-year reign at the top of our satisfaction survey points to the trend part owner's enthusiasm for cars that are fuel-efficient, especially as we see more and more hybrid and electric models on the market," said Rik Paul, consumer reports auto editor in a statement.

The Volt, has introduced to the end of 2010 to fight with early soft sales, criticism by opponents of federal tax credits by green car and a probe Government 2011 volt battery fires, no major problems to find.

Yet following the Volt, what sales for nearly $40,000 before $7,500 federal tax credit, one has devoted among those, avoiding gas stations bragging rights. The car can be about 40 miles on an electric charge travel, before he uses a gasoline-powered engine for additional driving range.

Other fuel-efficient models contain in addition to the Volt, Toyota Camry achieved also in the investigation of consumer reports hybrid Prius and Prius C and the Nissan leaf, all-electric car.

At the other end of the spectrum, the revised small car had Nissan Versa the lowest score, with less than half of its owners say she would buy it again in any case. Other low scorers also V6-engine versions of the GM Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks and the Nissan Armada, Suzuki SX4 and Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.

Consumer reports that their responses to the questionnaire received by the owner almost 350,000 vehicles from the model years 2010-2013.

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