Chevrolet Bolt EV owners manuals
- Interior seems cheaper than most of the rivals
- Front seats are small and lack cushion depth
- Drive comfort loses its shine on rougher paths
- The touchscreen has no built-in navigation maps
- General Wear and Tear
- Battery Degradation
The Chevrolet Bolt or Chevrolet Bolt EV is a five-door all-electric hatchback sold by Chevrolet. It is produced and designed in conjunction with LG Corporation. A rebadged European version is marketed as the Opel Ampera-e in Europe.
As of the 2020 model year, the Bolt has a range of 259 miles (417 km) and up to 238 miles (383 km) for the 2017–2019 model years. The European Ampera-e has a range of 320 miles (520 km) under NEDC and 240 miles (380 km) under WLTP. Making for the model year 2017 started in 2016 while the European variant started in 2017. At its debut, the Bolt was selected the 2017 Motor Trend Car of the Year, Automobile Magazine 2017 All-Star and, the 2017 North American Car of the Year.
There are just two trims available: the LT and the Premier. Both models are powered by the same 66-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, sending power to only an electric motor producing 200 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. It is paired with a single-speed transmission.
Chevrolet Bolt EV known problems
Some of the common problems or complaints owners have about the Chevrolet Bolt EV are: