These Vehicles Had The Biggest Cultural Impact Over The Last 20 Years

Over the past two decades, the cars that you can buy today have changed significantly. They now come with semi-autonomous technologies, electrified powertrains, and plenty of performance for the money.

As we step into the next decade, it is time to reflect on the cars that impressed us the most over the last 20 years. Go through these slides to find out truly influential vehicles, including electric cars with excellent driving range and SUVs that helped to shape the modern automotive landscape.

The 2011 Chevrolet Volt

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Photo by Jeff Schmitt Suto
Photo by Jeff Schmitt Suto

The Chevrolet Volt was one of the most efficient midsize cars available in 2011. It came with a manageable electric-only range that offered 25 to 50 miles. Also, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt featured a gasoline engine as a backup. When running on only gasoline, the Volt gets up to 40 mpg on the highway and 35 mpg in the city, which is strong enough for the class. On the other hand, when running on electricity, it receives an MPGE rating of 90 on the highway and 95 mpg in the city.

The standard equipment of the car includes touchscreen navigation, cloth upholstery, a Bose stereo, automatic climate control, and Bluetooth. All in all, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt is still the most fuel-efficient and advanced hybrid you will ever get to buy.