Here’s some comforting news for first-generation Chevrolet Volt owners: zero of them have had their battery packs replaced. That’s right, zero with a capital Z.
Inside EVs reported the news following a visit to the Brownstown factory in Michigan. General Motors is required to have capacity on hand to produce replacement battery packs for warrantied vehicles up to 10 years. But, when asked if any first-generation Volt’s have needed a battery swap, the response was pretty remarkable.
“A grand total of zero Volt packs have been replaced because of ‘general capacity degradation’,” a spokesperson responded.
Let us note there are some pretty high-mile Volts out there, too, with one owner clocking over 200,000 miles.