Compare 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV vs 2019 Tesla Model 3

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2019 Tesla Model 3
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5-Door Wgn LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bolt EV 5-Door Wgn LT N/A N/A $35,301 $36,620
Bolt EV 5-Door Wgn Premier N/A N/A $39,543 $41,020
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Long Range AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model 3 Long Range AWD N/A N/A N/A $48,990
Model 3 Long Range RWD N/A N/A N/A $44,500
Model 3 Mid Range RWD N/A N/A N/A $42,900
Model 3 Performance AWD N/A N/A N/A $56,990
Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD N/A N/A N/A $39,990
Model 3 Standard Range RWD N/A N/A N/A $35,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,301
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,620
$48,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$610 / month
$817 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevy Bolt EV electric hatchback started a trend that others are only now catching up to. The 2019 Tesla Model 3 is a glimpse of the future in many ways; but it’s far from perfect.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small station wagon Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 35.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 40.3
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.4 97
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 54
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
164.0 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 113.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 15
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 x - TBD - 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10 x - TBD - 13.2
Brake Type
Partially Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 38.8
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P235/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QBM NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P235/45WR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QBM NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3563 4072
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA -
Engine
Fuel System
Electric -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 -
Engine Order Code
EN0 NA
Displacement
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 -
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128 120
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
119 116
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
110 112
Battery Range (mi)
238 310
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.05 9.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Bolt EV Tesla Model 3
Body Style
Wagon Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank (Torsion Beam) Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA -
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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