Bolt EV is the award-winning vehicle that does everything well.
INTRO: We’ve all heard the stories about all electric cars, from the good, the bad and the confused. But the good news is that the new 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier all of the confusion is over. The Bolt EV is the award-winning new electric vehicle that’s doing a lot of things correctly. For starters, it offers an EPA-estimated up to 259 miles of pure electric range on a full charge, which can mean six times the amount needed for an average daily commute of 40 miles. The Bolt EV runs very smooth and accelerates effortlessly. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds.
Bolt EV is fun to drive and requires less maintenance than a gas vehicle. Features like the Regen on Demand™ and One Pedal Driving, make the car engineered to help improve efficiency. Regen on Demand allows you to convert kinetic energy into energy stored within the battery for future use. A simple pull and hold of the Regen on Demand paddle can decelerate your Bolt EV and store energy. While driving in Low mode at any speed, One Pedal Driving lets you efficiently speed up and slow down by using only the accelerator pedal. When you want to speed up, press your foot down like you normally would. Regenerative braking performance may be limited when the battery is cold or near full charge. See chevrolet.com for details. to slow down, just lift your foot off the accelerator.
So how do you charge up an all-electric car? Charging your Bolt EV is almost as simple as charging a cell phone. The vehicle comes standard with 240-volt charging capability. There’s also an available 240-volt charging unit (professional installation required). This allows you to charge your Bolt EV up to five times faster than with the 120-volt portable charge cord. The 8-inch diagonal Driver Information Center and 10.2-inch diagonal color touch-screen show range information.
But how do I find charging stations? Chevrolet has figured it all out. Use the myChevrolet Mobile App with the Energy Assist feature to easily plan trips and find available charging stations in your area. Charging stations are now all over the country. Every Bolt EV comes standard with an 8-year/100,000- mile battery warranty.
The Bolt EV is just plain fun to drive. There’s plenty of room for five and up to 56.6 cu. ft. of maximum cargo room with the rear seats folded down. It has HD Surround Vision, which means when your Bolt EV is stationary or traveling at low speeds, this standard feature provides you with a bird’s-eye view of the area around the vehicle on the infotainment display.
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/about $44,130 – MPG: City/127 – 108/Hwy