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Chevrolet Bolt EV

Price $44,998 – $50,298
Fuel consumption N/A
The Car Guide rating 82%(view ratings)
The Bolt EV is once again the benchmark for affordable electric vehicles with an available range that increases from 383 to 417 kilometres for 2020. Engineers improved the cell chemistry of the battery, which is now rated at 66 kWh instead of 60 kWh. The rest of the powertrain remains identical, with 200 horsepower, 266 pound-feet of torque and front-wheel drive. Actually, the only other update to the 2020 Bolt EV is the addition of two new exterior colours.

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First Drives2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Once Again the Range Champ
A lot of things have changed since the Chevrolet Bolt first hit the market in 2017. Once alone in its class, the brand’s all-electric hatchback has seen a number of highly competitive models also fight for consumer dollars. The list includes the Hyundai Kona Electric , Nissan LEAF PLUS , …
Test Drives2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Welcome to Canada
Two years after its official release, the Chevrolet Bolt EV remains competitive even if it now faces serious rivals such as the long-range Nissan LEAF PLUS and the Hyundai Kona Electric . Plus, the Tesla Model 3 is finally here, and it’s not only an accomplished product, its gaining quite …
Test Drives2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Going the Distance
Finally, an electric car that can get the general population to work and back. That allows us to swing by the grocery store along the way. And pick up the kids at the day-care centre. Even if we forgot to plug the car in the night before. And the night …
BlogThe 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV’s Seven Secrets
When The Car Guide test-drove the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, we also got the chance to chat with one of the engineers behind the vehicle’s powertrain. Here are seven surprising facts we gleaned during our meet-up and at the media presentation. 1: A Canadian compressor The Bolt EV units delivered …
First Drives2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV: King of a Whole New World
At the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet unveiled the Volt, an electric car equipped with a gasoline engine and a driving range of approximately 60 km. While it wasn't necessarily a commercial success, the Volt can be considered a technical success. And even though General Motors has screwed up infinitely …
Spotlight onWe’ll be Driving the Revolutionary 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV!
While a single letter sets the Chevrolet Volt and Bolt apart, they’re two very different cars. The Bolt EV boasts a fully electric powertrain, while the Volt is an extended-range EV with an on-board gasoline engine that as a generator so the car can keep running with the battery pack …

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ElectricPermanent Fix Found for Chevrolet Bolt EVs With Fire Risks
General Motors announced it has found a permanent fix for thousands of 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV cars equipped with potentially faulty high-voltage batteries. This comes after the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched an investigation last fall following at least three separate cases where a Bolt EV sustained …
New Models2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Debuts as Bolt’s Little Big Brother
General Motors chose Valentine’s Day to finally unveil the much anticipated crossover variant of the Bolt EV. Will the all-new 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV win the heart of Canadian drivers? It sure looks nice and boasts many good attributes, but it also comes with a number of disappointments—at least on …
Electric2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Gets Fancier and a Whole Lot Cheaper
Over 100,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs have been sold globally since its debut as a 2017 model, including more than 13,000 in Canada. Five years later, GM’s electric hatchback gets a major refresh and a substantial price cut to attract even more customers. It was unveiled on Sunday at the same …
NewsFebruary is Going to be Loaded With New Model Debuts
After it was forced to shut down during the first wave of COVID-19, the auto industry rebounded in the fall of 2020, and it looks like the second wave is having little effect. Driven by increased demand for pickups, SUVs and electric vehicles, automakers are busy preparing an onslaught of …
ElectricThese Are the Most Satisfying EVs According to Owners
A large majority of people who own a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle —82 percent to be exact—say they “definitely will” consider purchasing another EV in the future, according to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience Ownership Study released today in collaboration with PlugShare. Nearly 10,000 owners of …
RecallsThousands of Chevrolet Bolt EVs Recalled Due to Fire Risk
In mid-October, we reported about several electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles being investigated because the high-voltage battery can overheat and lead to a fire. One of them was the Chevrolet Bolt EV . Now, we’ve learned that General Motors has no choice but to recall thousands of them. First, here’s …
ElectricSeveral EV Models Now Under Investigation for Fire Risks
Electric vehicle technology is progressing quite rapidly, but there are still a number of issues automakers and battery suppliers need to address. Have you ever heard of EVs catching fire for some obscure reasons, whether after a crash or while charging? Accounts of incidents like these are sometimes pretty alarming.
Electric2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Teased Along With Refreshed Bolt EV
It seems like we’ve been hearing about this model for ages, but now General Motors is finally giving us a preview of the all-new Chevrolet Bolt EUV (as in Electric Utility Vehicle), a crossover based on the Bolt EV hatchback that will get a refresh of its own. The automaker …

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Test Drive: The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Tesla maybe the poster child when it comes to electric, but few can afford these “toys” The Chevy Bolt on the other hand doesn’t scream “look at me I’m different ” which just might attract a new customer. You think? For more stories about the Bolt EV, hit the link …
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Motoring TV 2017: 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
No doubt the Tesla receives all the attention, however GM believes it might have the best looking, most affordable and practical vehicle that just happens to be electric. Introducing the Chevy Bolt. For more stories on the Bolt, hit the link - http://www.guideautoweb.com/en/makes/chevrolet/bolt-ev/?ref=search-box (This segment originally aired on Motoring TV …