2014 Chevrolet Volt vs Tesla Model S: Electrifying Comparison

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The Chevrolet Volt and Tesla Model S are both great choices but you could be stuck trying to decide between them. If you are you can check out the specs and features of both right here.

The Chevrolet is a compact hatchback that can hold 4 passengers and it is a FWD. the Tesla Model S is a full sized sedan that holds 5 and it is RWD. You would pay around $40, 280 for the Chevrolet and around $69, 000 for the Tesla.

The Tesla offers around 94mpg in the city and around 87mpg on the highway. The range of the Chevrolet is 379 miles and the Tesla is 208 miles. The engine of the Chevrolet is naturally aspirated with a top speed of 100mph. The Tesla is also naturally aspirated with a top speed of 120mph and reaches 60 in 5.9 seconds.

The driver’s seat on the Chevrolet offers height adjustability with 6 manual adjustments. The Tesla seat is power lumbar adjustable along with heated and height adjustable with 8 power adjustments.

The Chevrolet offers front air conditioning with single zones and sun sensor. The Tesla has air filtration, front air conditioning climate control and front air conditioning dual zones. On the steering wheel of the Chevrolet are audio controls, cruise controls, phone controls, steering wheel tilt and telescopic adjustments and the trim is simulated alloy. The Telsa offers audio controls on the steering wheel, phone controls, steering wheel adjustments tilt and telescopic and leather steering wheel trim in leather.

Both cars come with intermittent front wipers, one touch windows, power windows, and rear defogger. The Tesla also offers remote window operation and rain sensing front wipers.

The overall length of the Chevrolet is 177.1 inches, with a wheelbase of 105.7 inches. The Tesla has an overall length of 196 inches and wheelbase of 116.5 inches. The cargo capacity of the Chevrolet is 10.6 cubic feet and on the Tesla this is 26.3 cubic feet.

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