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2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
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5-Door Wagon LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon LT N/A N/A $35,228 $36,620
5-Door Wagon Premier N/A N/A $39,461 $41,020
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Standard Range Battery RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Standard Range Battery RWD N/A N/A N/A $35,000
Standard Range Battery RWD Plus N/A N/A N/A $39,500
Mid Range Battery RWD N/A N/A N/A $42,900
Long Range Battery RWD N/A N/A N/A $44,500
Long Range Battery AWD N/A N/A N/A $49,500
AWD Performance N/A N/A N/A $59,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,228
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,620
$35,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$610 / month
$583 / 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
- -
Highway
- -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small station wagon Large Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 35.2
Exterior Dimensions
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 - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 15
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 x - TBD - 14
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 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
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P235/45WR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3563 3627
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 317
Engine Order Code
EN0 NA
Displacement
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 258
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Fuel System
Electric -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
119 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
110 -
Battery Range (mi)
238 220
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 Rear Wheel Drive
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
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA - TBD -
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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