Bolt EV

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  • Fitzgerald Chevrolet Frederick of Frederick, MD (26 mi)
    Phone: 240-575-3035
  • Neil Cumins
    Automotive Editor - February 20, 2018

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    3.6 (Good)
    128 City / 110 Highway

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    2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV OVERVIEW

    Available for less than $30,000 with federal tax credits, the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a breakthrough model for green-conscious motorists with a limited budget. The 2018 model adds extra creature comforts to the Bolt EV’s impressive 238-mile range.

    What's New for 2018

    Following last year's launch, the Bolt EV is unchanged for 2018 externally. Interior tweaks include a heated steering wheel as standard on Premier models. This is part of an optional pack on LT trim. Sliding sun visors are also new across the range.

    Chevy Bolt EV

    Choosing Your Chevrolet Bolt EV

    To encourage uptake of its all-electric subcompact, GM has made choosing a Bolt as easy as driving it. There’s only one engine and one body style – a five-door wagon powered by a 200-horsepower electric motor. This feeds power to the front wheels, propelling the diminutive Bolt to 60 in 6.5 seconds.

    Its range is an impressive 238 miles, thanks to classic EV tricks like energy saving tires and regenerative braking. The latter means the Bolt will deliver one-pedal driving in certain conditions, with a regenerative mode on the gear selector.

    Supplied with an eight-year, 100,000-mile warranty, the Bolt’s 60-kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery pack extends across the floor to free up more cabin space. Its 238-mile range is achievable in the real world – some owners report even exceeding that figure on a regular basis. That makes this one of the first EVs that owners can drive for multiple days without recharging. And when it comes time to plug it in, the Bolt EV takes 9.3 hours to recharge from a standard 240-volt wall socket, while a DC fast charger will provide an extra 90 miles of range in half an hour. That kind of capability is a $750 upgrade, and worth every penny.


    The Bolt LT is available from $37,495 (including an $875 destination charge), though a $7,500 federal tax credit drops this to $29,995 (individual state incentives can drive the price down even further). At that price, buyers get a well-equipped vehicle whose floating instrument panel contains a 10.2-inch color touchscreen infotainment system, which sits below a rear-vision camera that doubles as a rear-view mirror. Keyless entry and ten airbags are standard, as is a 4G LTE wifi hotspot. A reconfigurable eight-inch instrument cluster delivers all the information a drive could ask for, including data on the Bolt EV's range and how efficiently the driver is performing.

    Bolt LTs can be augmented with a basic Driver Confidence Package. Costing $495, it includes blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert and rear parking sensors. These features are all standard on Premier trim. It’s also possible to specify the Comfort and Convenience package for $555, adding heating elements to the leather-wrapped steering wheel and front seats plus an auto-dimming rearview mirror.


    The $41,780 Premier model comes with the Comfort and Convenience Package as standard. It’s further distinguished with a surround-vision system, which combines four camera feeds to give a 360-degree image of your vehicle’s surroundings. Chrome external trims and leather upholstery with a leather-wrapped steering wheel set it apart from the LT, while rear passengers benefit from heated seats and a center armrest.

    The $485 Infotainment Package is exclusive to Premier trim, upping the stereo to a seven-speaker Bose system alongside a wireless charge pad for compatible smart phones and rear USB ports. Premier models are also available with the $495 Driver Confidence II package, which adds automatic emergency braking, lane keep assistance, and a forward collision alert.

    CarsDirect Tip

    Although it costs $4,285 more than the LT, the Premier model justifies its premium with far more standard equipment and safety aids. For less than $1,000 more, the optional Driver Confidence II and Infotainment Packages turn the Bolt EV Premier into a more advanced vehicle than its dimensions and price point might suggest.

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