2016 Chevrolet Volt With Seating For 5

2016 Chevrolet Volt With Seating For 5

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt has 5 seats, but that middle rear seat has been deemed for "occasional use" by General Motors.  That's why we found it odd that Chevrolet posted this quesiton to Twitter:

The #NextGenVolt has a fifth seat and we want to know: who is coming along for a ride?

The responses were largely positive, with one responder stating that "without that little person seat I couldn't buy it" and another stating "the carpool kids!"

But this response takes the win:

Dogs Appreciate Bench Seats

Dogs Appreciate Bench Seats

It seems that even though the 5th seat is small and its usefulness is limited, the vast majority of potential buyers see seating for five as a plus, regardless of the sacrifices that must be made to occupy that 5th seat.

We stated on countless occasions in the past that a 5th seat was necessary in the next-gen Volt and we're thrilled to see that General Motors delivered what we asked for.  Now, if we could ask for one more fix, it's this: GM could you please make it so that that cupholder is less intrusive upon the 5th seat occupant?