The 2012 Volt will have seven option packages, compared with three packages for the 2011 model, pictured.
Chevrolet has opened the order window for the 2012 Volt to buyers in all 50 states.
The 2012 model carries a base price of $39,995, including an $850 destination charge. That's $1,005 less than the base price of the 2011 model because the navigation system is now optional instead of standard equipment.
Some customers will be eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, effectively dropping the price to $32,495.
The 2012 Volt will have seven option packages, compared with three packages for the 2011 model.
A fully optioned Volt -- which includes leather trim, backup camera, navigation system, premium paint and wheels -- will sticker at $46,265.
The Volt gets two new paint colors for 2012. On the inside, red and white accents will now be offered.
Also new for 2012:
Standard keyless access with passive locking. The car automatically locks and unlocks with the key fob in close proximity of the vehicle.
OnStar Turn-by-Turn navigation is standard for three years.
Chevrolet MyLink including Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones will be available later.
17-inch sport alloy wheels with black inserts will be offered at a later date.
Chevrolet has sold 2,184 Volt models through May in the United States this year.