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Old 01-06-2020, 06:36 PM   #31 (permalink)
ksa8907
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Volt, gas only - '12 Chevrolet Volt Premium
90 day: 38.02 mpg (US)

Volt, electric only - '12 Chevrolet Volt Premium
90 day: 132.26 mpg (US)

Yukon Denali Hybrid - '12 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid
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Originally Posted by Tahoe_Hybrid View Post
the most stress is on the front Sun gear and input/out shaft there is a risk every time it 'starts' the it will blow apart


someone seized an engine and ended up blowing apart the transmission along with it.. i asked them why they did not have it towed , they did not say anything


it does have two 60kw electrical motors that need to be cooled to make up for it


it also comes with the heavy duty tow package ( for the cooling only since the max is 6200 pounds for 2wd )
Speaking of towing, we pulled a uhaul 4x8 with about 800 lbs in it, cabin filled to the bursting point, along with two bicycles mounted on the roof at up to 85mph cruising and the trans never went over 171F. So yes, the cooling is quite good!

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