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2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,152
21 listings nationwide

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2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$46,262
43 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Volt was the original plug-in hybrid, proving that the technology could be adapted to a mass-market family vehicle. Many other plug-in hybrids have hit the market since— ...

2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Josh Jacquot Preview:

As Tesla’s small car, the Model 3 fills a hugely important role for the brand. It must concurrently shine the light into the future of EVs while remaining within financial reach of mos...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
GuruKY3Y9 writes:
Extremely pleased with Clarity Plug-in. With incentives purchased for less than $19,000! Full function practic...
Power Ranked 2019 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In FWD worse.
"Size and weight is less w/volt"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Honda Clarity Hybrid Plug-In FWD better.
"Real people can ride comfortably in rear seats, and a dedicated large trunk. No compromise....a first!"
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
15
Falsewitness writes:
A Truly Amazing car. Brand New purchased in Oregon with no sales Tax. Top Tier Handling, acceleration. Over th...
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus RWD better.
"Using your Monthly Gas money to become your monthly car payment is doable in the cheaper versions of the tesla model 3. Harder in the Long range unless you drive alot."
15
Falsewitness writes:
A Truly Amazing car. Brand New purchased in Oregon with no sales Tax. Top Tier Handling, acceleration. Over th...
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Tesla Model 3 Standard Plus RWD better.
"Using your Monthly Gas money to become your monthly car payment is doable in the cheaper versions of the tesla model 3. Harder in the Long range unless you drive alot."
25
THEELECTRICCARBOI writes:
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2015 Tesla Model S 85 RWD better.
"The Model S has more cargo because it is a hatchback. In fact, it has even better cargo compacity than a Chevrolet Equinox."

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
43 MPG
124 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
42 MPG
116 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 8.9 gal --
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Electric
Cylinders
4 cylinders
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Displacement
1,500 cc
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 34.7 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 10.6 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.4 in 184.8 in
Width 71.2 in 82.2 in
Height 56.4 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 106.1 in 113.2 in

Available Options

2019 Chevrolet Volt
LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Green Mist Metallic
  • Iridescent Pearl Tricoat
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, Ambient Lighting, Includes Illuminated Footwell and Cup Holders
  • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium Speakers
  • Charging Module, 7.2 KW High-Voltage
  • LPO, 17" (43.2 CM) Split 5-Spoke Aluminum Wheels, Ultra-Bright Machined Finish With Painted Gloss Black Pockets
  • LPO, Blackout Package
  • LT Driver Confidence Package
  • Power Convenience Package
2020 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Sport

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