Compare 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV vs 2018 Chevrolet Volt vs 2018 Toyota Prius

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
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2018 Chevrolet Volt
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2018 Toyota Prius
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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bolt EV 5-Door HB LT N/A N/A $35,155 $36,620
Bolt EV 5-Door HB Premier N/A N/A $39,268 $40,905
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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Volt 5-Door HB LT 43 42 $31,891 $33,220
Volt 5-Door HB Premier 43 42 $36,067 $37,570
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Four
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Prius Four 54 50 $27,634 $29,685
Prius Four Touring 54 50 $28,453 $30,565
Prius One 54 50 $22,067 $23,475
Prius Three 54 50 $24,888 $26,735
Prius Three Touring 54 50 $26,173 $28,115
Prius Two 54 50 $23,204 $24,685
Prius Two Eco 58 53 $23,655 $25,165
Prius Prime Advanced N/A N/A $31,968 $33,300
Prius Prime Plus N/A N/A $26,209 $27,300
Prius Prime Premium N/A N/A $27,840 $29,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,155
$31,891
$27,634
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,620
$33,220
$29,685
Monthly Payment Estimate
$610 / month
$554 / month
$495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.5
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV remains the only affordable, available electric car that offers more than 200 miles of range. The 2018 Chevrolet Volt is an accomplished and refined extended-range electric car that makes an ideal everyday commuter. The 2018 Toyota Prius wins our minds with its fuel-efficiency and low running costs. Our hearts are a different story.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 43 mpg 54 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 42 mpg 50 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- TBD - Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 53.70 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 34.70 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 37.80 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 51.30 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 56.50 55
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 90.0 93.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 35.80 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.20 53
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.10 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 61.80 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 106.10 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 71.20 69.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 60.60 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
164.0 180.40 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 56.4 58.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 10.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- - 27.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.87 x - TBD - 10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.00 x - TBD - 10.2
Brake Type
Regenerative Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 8.9 11.3
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.0 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.7 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 36.40 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P215/50R17 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
QBM 5GP NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P215/50R17 P195/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QBM 5GP NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3563 3543 3050
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0 15 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA 7.4 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Electric Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ - TBD - 294 105 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
EN0 L3A NA
Displacement
NA 1.5L/- TBD - 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ - TBD - 149 121 @ 5200
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
110 - -
Battery Range (mi)
238 53 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 42 52
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128 - -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 42 50
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
119 106 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 43 54
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Trans Order Code
NA MKV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.05 2.64 4.11
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Trans Type
1 1 1
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA NA -
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Bolt EV Chevrolet Volt Toyota Prius
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-independent Compound Crank Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Compound Crank w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 1.3 3.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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