Here's why I Didn't Buy a Tesla

12 sept. 2020
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Everyone keeps telling me I should have a Tesla... but I think they're wrong. Finally, after two years, here is my review of the Chevy Volt.
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  • Why not go with the Bolt? Then you could have done all your driving on electric and used ones are pretty cheap.

    usernameusernameIl y a 2 mois
    • Also the Bolts are literally blowing up now.

      Louie FriesenLouie FriesenIl y a 4 jours
    • @Linus Tech Tips you should do a motorcycle video

      Jarod CamposJarod CamposIl y a 17 jours
    • @webcomment hey there. I just heard that Chevy is doing a recall on the bolt due to battery fires. There's also an OTA update being released on 11/17/20. I hope you're safe and all the best.

      Vidyadhar PaiVidyadhar PaiIl y a 19 jours
    • @Linus Tech Tips Just got a 2017 Bolt. Love it. We have a Toyota Highlander for long trips but I suspect the 200+ mile range on my Bolt will be fine as well even if it may be slightly inconvenient at times. Thanks for the great video and information.

      adbkevinadbkevinIl y a 25 jours
    • Tesla will fail:

      Gmail XGmail XIl y a mois
  • i like the blue color on the Bolt. Disappointed that the engine is not be easily upgraded or swapped.

    JpadIceCoffeeJpadIceCoffeeIl y a 6 heures
  • I bought a 2017 model Volt in January and have loved it. After researching electric and hybrid cars I settled on the Volt because of its large battery and flexibility. Its almost been a year and even though I have taken it on trips I have only filled the gas tank like 7 times. I was sad to find out that Chevy discontinued the model. They are keeping the Bolt however that is only good for short trips and honestly looks like crap. My only complaint was that it did not come with a spare tire or even a place to put the spare tire.

    TheOtherGuyTheOtherGuyIl y a 11 heures
  • this is better than mkbhd

    rokierokieIl y a 17 heures
  • Wow, Linus on car review? Please make it a thing!

    Luis VerissimoLuis VerissimoIl y a 2 jours
  • American car choices really confuse brits

    Anna SunnAnna SunnIl y a 3 jours
  • Also another reason why Linus decided to get the volt is well, obviously the "EV Desert" situation, which I would recommend y'all to watch the BMW i3 REx review by the 8-bit guy (here's the vid:, but y'all gonna be asking "Why not the Prius? Toyota's better the Chevrolet", the brakes: if the Prius breaks down on you while driving it, it will automatically lock up the brakes and no way to disengage them (watch this review:

    Calvin ChanCalvin ChanIl y a 3 jours
  • Ha! It was the mission speedway! Not a bad guess after 24 years of not having been there.

    Matthew BaileyMatthew BaileyIl y a 4 jours
  • Should get a Tesla as a company pool car then. I love my model 3. You could even let Brandon and team drive the pool car since they edit so well!

    ElementrielElementrielIl y a 5 jours
  • Shame GM discontinued the Volt. This means getting parts will become an issue several years down the road.

    Jean-Pierre WhiteJean-Pierre WhiteIl y a 5 jours
  • For a technologist person, hybrid don't make sense. May be ten years ago.... There is no reason not going all electric. Hybrids are twice the complexity, choose gas or electric. KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) Car manufacturer choose to build because they will have a lot of workers to lay off and a lot of engine and gearbox factories to close. The bottom line is that we should stop making car engine.

    Nihongo Benkyo ShimasuNihongo Benkyo ShimasuIl y a 6 jours
  • While the production value is something well worth nerding out over, the biggest take away fro me was that Linus owns an SV, and one of the more gorgeously styled ones too. Big yes

    David KingDavid KingIl y a 7 jours
  • And right after that 22 secs of intro shots, I thought Jeremy Clarkson was about to narrate this video...

    Ivan Rangga PratamaIvan Rangga PratamaIl y a 7 jours
  • Hybrid cars are bullshit, either go with gasoline or go with ev. I am sure linus will own a tesla car in future.

    Samuel JamesSamuel JamesIl y a 7 jours
  • If the CEO can't even afford a Tesla, the financial situation of this company isn't looking good

    xXPROGAMER XxxXPROGAMER XxIl y a 8 jours
  • 1:12 Be fair now! Discounting the Suzuki, every other vehicle you've owned in your life also cost more than all previous ones put together!

    rim685cen ;nir'sucrim685cen ;nir'sucIl y a 8 jours
  • Why are you wearing shoes? Great video with stuff regular people are concerned with.

    Kenneth GriffinKenneth GriffinIl y a 9 jours
  • Well, you just made a video of why a volt made sense for you. A tesla makes a lot of more sense for a lot of people. For example, as someone who wants to be a band director in Texas, I plan to get a cybertruck, since its crazy safety features, immense storage, and towing capacity just make sense for a band director.

    Pearce MartinPearce MartinIl y a 10 jours
  • Last year I bought a 2016 Leaf. It was DIRT cheap, and without a doubt, my favorite car I ever owned.

    Lee NaderLee NaderIl y a 10 jours
  • And tesla are everywhere I cang tell ya the last time I seen a volt

    Derek gDerek gIl y a 10 jours
  • Weren't we supposed to get this video 2 years ago a month after he bought it

    Derek gDerek gIl y a 10 jours
  • Linus Car Tips XD

    Benedicto DiptasutaBenedicto DiptasutaIl y a 10 jours
  • When Tesla can make a reliable car I'll consider it. But bumpers that randomly come off when you drive, is just the latest in a long string of issues that completely eat away the no paying for petrol... I can't wait for an all electric Honda.

    Adsta CongrejoAdsta CongrejoIl y a 12 jours
  • Isn't most electricity generated by burning coal

    Tom CruiseTom CruiseIl y a 13 jours
  • Yes do more. I know you'll never beat the likes of Top Gear or The Grand Tour, but from a Tech perspective you've got it covered and that's the point. In general most vehicle reviews focus on speed, power, handling, space and comfort. And that's fine people want to know those points when it comes to comfort for commutes and utility for a large family. But as we are moving towards electric vehicles tech is becoming more and more important. I believe if you review enough vehicles and their 'Tech' you could lay down a standard for all future reviews by others. If you get there first and set those standards over the next 5-10 years when Top Gear becomes Top Volt (haha), they could end up following your standards when breaking down, comparing and recommending future cars.

    jazzmickge1jazzmickge1Il y a 13 jours
  • Cheap

    Michael LefebvreMichael LefebvreIl y a 14 jours
  • I think Linus bought a Chevy coz is cheaper, thats 95% of the reason, the rest is just "i don't want to pay more for what Tesla offers"...

    Gabriel AlejandroGabriel AlejandroIl y a 14 jours
  • more cars and motorbike shit! Think nerds would realise how much fun they are when specs etc are similar in understanding to a pc.

    CorrieCorrieIl y a 14 jours
  • As a car guy, I personally hate electric cars for many reasons, but Tesla’s in particular are overpriced and overrated garbage. If you’re looking for an electric car, the only plus Tesla’s have is the range, but their horrible build qualities, high prices, waiting times for repairs, and the fact that it’s electric so it’s heavy, doesn’t handle very well and you also need to plan out charge stations and wait that extra time for it to charge on road trips. Also, for the price ($80,000+) you are starting to compete with luxury cars like Audi’s, BMW’s and Mercedes where the Model S cannot even come close to competing.

    Ahh HueAhh HueIl y a 14 jours
    • Also, with the Model X as an “SUV”, on paper it may have the same storage capacity as bigger SUVs but when you actually try and pack one. Since that luggage space is split between two different compartments and the awkward shape of the roof line causes most of that shape to be useless in most cases and makes it so the Model X only has barely much more usable luggage capacity than the Model S

      Ahh HueAhh HueIl y a 14 jours
  • 10:22 ? Just look outside the window and please, please someone explain me what happened!!?!!

    Ashwik RajAshwik RajIl y a 14 jours
  • I'd rather have a self driving car but thanks for the concern

    BreadBreadIl y a 15 jours
  • The title "Here's why I Didnt Buy a Tesla" is a bit misleading because you mainly talked about the Chevy Bolt - huh?.....

    Arturo CarrilloArturo CarrilloIl y a 15 jours
  • You used all of your money on motherboards

    Hz1z H4Hz1z H4Il y a 16 jours
  • Am I the only one still waiting on the tesla review?

    Asim ChaudhryAsim ChaudhryIl y a 16 jours
  • I mean tesla still has massive panel gaps and are anti repair

    david liudavid liuIl y a 17 jours
  • Not gonna lie. I disliked the video cause you’re talking about another vehicle 🤨🥱

    Orangeboy73733Orangeboy73733Il y a 17 jours
  • did I just watch a volt add?

    Jim the sea emperorJim the sea emperorIl y a 17 jours
  • Yo Chevy bolt probably has a battery hazzard recall now, lol

    Dany G.Dany G.Il y a 17 jours
  • This is why you didn’t do something? Cool I didnt drink a beer. And I didn’t buy an pet pig. Maybe I’ll do a video on that.

    OscarCharlieZuluOscarCharlieZuluIl y a 18 jours
  • Chevy Volt is discontinued in 2020. Sad

    Vyanktesh KanungoVyanktesh KanungoIl y a 18 jours
  • If u get a Tesla put a flipping gaming PC into it

    Gmoney CrazyGmoney CrazyIl y a 18 jours
  • You missed the fact that Tesla cars are basically always connected to Tesla and because of that they detect some third party spare parts (that do exactly the same as the factory original but half the price or less) and the car wont start, forcing the consumer to buy Tesla's overpriced junk. That is more important than all points on this video together.

    Esteban PauneroEsteban PauneroIl y a 19 jours
  • This guy really bought a chevy volt

    Jacob WootenJacob WootenIl y a 19 jours
  • 3D print a seatbelt clip for the passenger seat alarm. Bluetooth seatbelt 👌🏻

    Sawyer AllenSawyer AllenIl y a 19 jours
  • This title is very misleading

    LvlxLvlxIl y a 20 jours
  • 1:12 Be fair now! Discounting the Suzuki, every other vehicle you've owned in your life also cost more than all previous ones put together!

    Henrik MHenrik MIl y a 20 jours
  • Because they suck ball lol dont get a tesla please dont waste your time on garbage

    Chris SmithChris SmithIl y a 20 jours
  • Cuz hes cheap?

    Dandi SavDandi SavIl y a 20 jours
  • James must be paid too much.

  • First video I dislike of Linus: a clickbait.

    Sourav MishraSourav MishraIl y a 21 jour
  • Beta Male Alert. crap ass car.

    Tacticool MillenialTacticool MillenialIl y a 22 jours
    • @Harrison Clark douche canoe

      Tacticool MillenialTacticool MillenialIl y a 19 jours
    • Actually says “beta male” Ok dude.

      Harrison ClarkHarrison ClarkIl y a 20 jours
  • I won't ever go to an electric car until they can get ranges over 1000 miles, and preferably, 3000. I drive a LOT as a landscape photographer so I don't see electric cars working for me any time soon.

    Helena Of DetroitHelena Of DetroitIl y a 22 jours
  • you can use the limiter on the speed instead of cruise control, thats a other way to control...

    Daniel DuarteDaniel DuarteIl y a 22 jours
  • Linus is sponsored by dji!?

    Pieter deli hoPieter deli hoIl y a 22 jours
  • Great video! I hope you plan to make more automotive content as cars become more and more tech focused.

    Issey AlmquistIssey AlmquistIl y a 24 jours
  • I think the automatic window thing is put in a safety feature

    Slot1GamerSlot1GamerIl y a 24 jours
  • Bad video. Wayyyyy too sponsored

    Hue MungusHue MungusIl y a 24 jours
  • This is such an ugly car. I will just go and get the Model 3 performance

    Andrew W.Andrew W.Il y a 24 jours
  • Oh you copied Casey Neistat´s Intro

    Andrew W.Andrew W.Il y a 24 jours
  • More car videos

    Michael ManningMichael ManningIl y a 24 jours
  • $70k is cheap in Singapore

    CroSs xDCroSs xDIl y a 25 jours
  • short answer, he bought the volt when the model 3 was not out

    antargamingantargamingIl y a 25 jours
  • I'm sorry but this is such a typical american car, disgusting looking interior, such an awful use of materials and the design is horrible, hard to even look at not to mention live with

    Levente DomonkosLevente DomonkosIl y a 25 jours
  • Mr. Krabs: "Money."

    t vt vIl y a 25 jours
  • Anyone who has tried to road trip in a Tesla knows how annoying it is. It took almost 9 hours from Vancouver to Kelowna.(that's about 5 hour drive in a gas powered car) That includes time to wait for a super charger(2x 45-60 min) and actually charge the car(2x45). Also the distance estimator was really off. I made it to the Kelowna super charger with 11km left when it initially said I would have 40. Also this was during the summer of 2020.. I cant even imagine how bad it would be(of if it is even possible) in the winter with the cold weather range loss of 30 to 40%. I also done like that Tesla doesnt include a buffer in the battery.. you lose 5 to 10% of your max range after the first year or so.

    xxgunslingerxxxxgunslingerxxIl y a 26 jours
  • why is he driving in reverse in 10:20?

    Jansen YapJansen YapIl y a 26 jours
  • chevy volt sux this post made by ford cmax gang

    GomiHikoGomiHikoIl y a 26 jours
  • Tesla car can be unlocked with a card. Clock overlay has someting to do with an icon on a mac PC.

    Evaldas MureikaEvaldas MureikaIl y a 28 jours
  • Oh Mr. Tech Tips ... how you have missed out. I did buy a Tesla Model 3, and it is simply fantastic. I bite my thumb at your little Volt. Life is good but it's better in a Tesla.

    Donald StinnettDonald StinnettIl y a 28 jours
  • i like the black version of intro than the white one

    Ashutosh RabilAshutosh RabilIl y a 28 jours
  • Tesla owners are pretty used to only charging to 80 or 90% usually but it's nice to be able to push it to 100% on the rare occasions that you really need that extra bit of range for whatever reason.

    Ken WeaverlingKen WeaverlingIl y a 29 jours
  • why do tech people think they have to have a car with all the damn driver aids and electrics in it . a car can be just a car wth

    NutriFIT nutritie si fitnesNutriFIT nutritie si fitnesIl y a 29 jours
  • You know Linus would be a great actor

    Nilanjan MitraNilanjan MitraIl y a 29 jours
  • I still prefer to hear the engine in my car when i’m driving. I won’t be getting electric anytime soon

    CQBCQBIl y a mois
  • His computer is literally more expensive than his car ! around 1.4x if we are talking about the 32,000$ computer

    Feras KikiFeras KikiIl y a mois
  • Linus Car tips

    DopePoopsterDopePoopsterIl y a mois
  • ME: Pays for FRworld premium Linus: Here's come commercials anyways, sucker

    Jeremy CooperJeremy CooperIl y a mois
  • Why there is an Tesla app notification in almost every new videos where u show your phone?

    Luis PiresLuis PiresIl y a mois
  • Linus, I don't think you have any idea just how good you are when it comes to talking about products. But nevertheless, keep up the awesome job.

    RadicalRickRadicalRickIl y a mois
  • Video title: "Here's why i didn't Buy a tesla" Video: "Here's why i bought a Chevy Volt"

    Duc Đang DinhDuc Đang DinhIl y a mois
  • Why not go with the Bolt? Then you could have done all your driving on electric and used ones are pretty cheap.

    Duc Đang DinhDuc Đang DinhIl y a mois
  • Ah yeas the inside mind of a car being filmed by a drone

    Rajnrib SaikiaRajnrib SaikiaIl y a mois
  • My mind was telling me that that bike was a joke, Linus aint going anywhere..

    Kinyera Inno ArnoldsKinyera Inno ArnoldsIl y a mois
  • please tell me this 10 minutes comercial of Chevrolet Volt is not monetized

    LuisXGPLuisXGPIl y a mois
  • because he didnt sell enough merchandise

    LuisXGPLuisXGPIl y a mois
  • you should make a channel called linus car tips

    idk what to put here lolidk what to put here lolIl y a mois
  • damn 35000 USD for a brand new, it’s pretty cheap...... for car tax in Hong Kong, if you buy a car that is worth 26000USD or above, it’s tax will be 115% and up

    Y0UKA1 ヨウカイY0UKA1 ヨウカイIl y a mois
  • why would you buy a car with no sound

    Y0UKA1 ヨウカイY0UKA1 ヨウカイIl y a mois
  • Your "clean" electric cars cause massive environmental disaster where rare earth metals needed for the batteries are dug up, along with massive greenhouse gas emissions. So they are neither clean nor "climate friendly" and the same goes for "clean energy" production, which also causes environmental destruction where it's implemented. It's all a con designed to create an excuse for and acceptance of destruction of free market capitalism/economic freedom.

    SDRSDRIl y a mois
  • I cant believe that I missed this video. The camera work is so well done!

    Noob SlayerNoob SlayerIl y a mois
  • Odd , I had the exact same car (color and all lol) and I switched to the model 3 earlier this year. I loveeee the tech in the model 3 over the volt

    Aaron ChambersAaron ChambersIl y a mois
  • I would love a Tesla so the company can monitor and sell all my data all the time.

    trouser minnow will outtrouser minnow will outIl y a mois
  • You don’t have three engines. You have one engine and two motors

    Keillor Kaplan-JamesKeillor Kaplan-JamesIl y a mois
  • Video title: "Here's why i didn't Buy a tesla" Video: "Here's why i bought a Chevy Volt"

    Sean MaloneySean MaloneyIl y a mois
  • It's clear the camera team was really enjoying trying out a new style of filming...

    Nocturnal NeonNocturnal NeonIl y a mois
  • Linus really tried to make a chevy volt sound cool

    FavioFavioIl y a mois
  • im just watching this because of the cinematography

    Cats CoughCats CoughIl y a mois
  • Why I didn't buy a Tesla. They are a scumbag company and very anti-self repair. It sucks to see so many people quickly giving things to scumbags the fastest!

    CDCDIl y a mois
  • Do you really want to be 'that' guy who drives a Telsa?

    EdazEdazIl y a mois
  • just buy a Model 3 and forget the kids! lol

    xorkatossxorkatossIl y a mois