NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2011 Volt 4 DR FWD

Front Driver
*****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*****
Rollover
*****
NCAP 2011 Chevrolet Volt front crash test photoNCAP 2011 Chevrolet Volt side crash test photoNCAP 2011 Chevrolet Volt side pole crash test photo

1 NHTSA has concluded that the crash test of this vehicle on May 12, 2011 damaged the Volt's lithium ion battery and that the damage led to a vehicle fire more than three weeks after the test was completed. Following additional, rigorous testing of the Volt's battery packs that resulted in a subsequent fire as well as an incident in which the battery emitted smoke and sparks, the agency has launched a safety defect investigation of potential post-crash fires in Chevy Volts. Read NHTSA statement on the Volt

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2011 Chevrolet Volt 4-door sedan

2011 Chevrolet Volt 4-door sedan Good performance in front, side, rear and rollover tests.

Moderate Overlap
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
G Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Small Overlap (Driver)
Not tested.
Small Overlap (Passenger)
Not tested.
Side Rating
G Overall
G Structure
Driver
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
G Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
G Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
Rear Rating1
G Overall
G Geometry
G Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Rollover Rating
G Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — Manual cloth seat.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.