Chevy Bolt EV
- Sold in the USA: 2017-2020
- 1st Generation Pre-Facelift
- Status: Facelift introduced in 2021
Chevrolet Bolt EV Price in the USA in 2020:
|Chevy Bolt EV Base Trim||37,495 $|
|Chevy Bolt EV Premier Trim||41,895 $|
Chevrolet introduced its all-electric Bolt range in 2017 and delivers an excellent driving range at an affordable price and is much loved by the customers due to which it has been restyled with remarkable features for the year 2020. The Chevy Bolt all-electric car is enchanted by its looks and provides instant fast acceleration making it fun to drive. The Chevy Bolt is improved from the previous models and provides us with more driving range making it a major attraction for customers by giving 259 miles of driving range to the previous range of 238.
Trim & Versions:
It is offered in two trims that include LT base trim and Premier trim.
The base trim has been equipped with all basic features that include 10.2 inches LED touch screen, keyless start, ambient cabin lights, and rearview camera while Premier trim is an upgraded trim loaded with leather upholstery, heated front and back seats, 360 view camera, upgraded driver’s assistance programs, wireless phone charging, and 2 USB ports. Chevy Bolt EV has been rated number three among other electric cars as it has an impressive driving range, spacious cabin, and quick acceleration. Both trims offer advanced safety features making it a safe and remarkable vehicle for your weekday to weekend tips.
Power train, Transmission, & Fuel Economy:
It is powered by a 240 volts battery that takes nine hours to be charged and provides ninety miles of driving range every thirty minutes with an estimated EPA range of 259 miles and its fuel economy is highly remarkable in real-world tests as it gives 102 miles per gallon range on average. Its battery is very easy and fast to charge at home as easy as charging your cell phone. Target charge mode lets you charge as much as you need by quitting charging automatically once the battery is fully charged.
Its fuel economy makes it a very affordable vehicle that makes it a real charm for customers. The steering response of the Chevy Bolt EV is smooth without any dart feeling and the driver can stay straight on roads even without holding the steering wheel while the friction brakes of the Bolt EV are easy to handle making it fun to drive. Advanced suspension of Bolt let the cranky pathways be absorbed smoothly without giving you the feeling of jerks and bumps but sometimes it can be jostling. It delivers enough power to fly on highways with the fastest acceleration and comfort.
Exterior Design & Features:
The exceptionally sculpted body of the Bolt EV grabs every eye with its restyled front plastic silver and black grille encrypted with ridged Chevrolet signature. It has an overall length of 164 inches, a width of 69.5 inches, and a height of 62.8 inches. However, it maintains its tall short proportions while the outward wheel design makes it look smaller than its actual size. The roof is seen dropping towards the rear end while stockier looks are gazed more graceful because of its wedge-like beltline. It offers two new exterior color options: cayenne orange and oasis blue. LED headlights are even more eye-catching and provided daytime running lights to assist the drivers in providing enhanced front vision.
Interior Design & Features:
The Interior of the new Chevy Bolt EV is not changed much using the same plastic trims that look cheap and unattractive while the dashboard is a bit enhanced with faux chrome trim with black and white colors and a 10.2 inches touch screen is mounted on the dash providing you infotainment and an eight inches screen shows driver’s information used as information cluster. The infotainment system is compatible with the smartphone interface and a wireless charging facility is also provided onboard.
It provides a seating capacity for five passengers and an efficient cargo area that can be increased to 56 cubic feet by folding rear seats. It is also providing you with advanced safety features that include forward collision alert, lane departure warning alert, lane-keeping assistance, automatic emergency control system, blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert, and low-speed automatic braking. NHTSA has rated it a safe car in its crash tests and IIHS has also given it good remarks in its safety testing.
Some of the major competitors of the Chevy Bolt EV include Hyundai Kona Electric, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3, Hyundai Ioniq, and Kia Soul EV.