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2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

Starting at $34,495

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  • Highs Competitive estimated driving range, perky acceleration, high-tech standard features.
  • Lows Cargo space isn't much more than regular Bolt hatchback, semi-autonomous driving tech is optional, not a flashy choice among EV SUVs.
  • Verdict Expanding the Bolt range to include an SUV-inspired model is a shrewd move by Chevrolet, and it's one that brings the EV closer to the mainstream.
By Drew Dorian


Chevrolet has expanded its electric vehicle lineup for 2022 by introducing the SUV-inspired Bolt EUV (Electric Utility Vehicle), which offers a more spacious cabin than the Bolt hatchback as well as more rugged exterior styling. Under the hood is a 200-hp electric motor that's juiced by a 65.0-kWh battery pack with an EPA-rated 247 miles of driving range per charge. Its primary competition is EVs such as the Hyundai Kona Electric, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and Tesla Model Y. Chevy is banking on the Bolt EUV's distinct styling, affordable starting price, and available semi-autonomous driving system to rise to the top of the burgeoning EV market segment.

What's New for 2022?

The Bolt EUV is a brand-new model for Chevrolet. It's currently sold alongside the redesigned Bolt EV hatchback.

Pricing and Which One to Buy

    At first, only a base model and a more expensive Launch Edition trim will be offered. For buyers seeking the latest and greatest, the Launch Edition will be the way to go as it includes General Motors' Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving mode as well as a light-up charge port, a sunroof, and a unique wheel design.

    EV Motor, Power, and Performance

    All Bolt EUVs come with the same powertrain: a 200-hp electric motor and front-wheel drive. All-wheel drive isn't an option. Acceleration should be perky thanks to the instantaneous power delivery that's inherent to electric motors. Regenerative braking allows for one-pedal driving while recapturing energy to help extend the Bolt EUV's range. The electric motor gives the Bolt EUV perky acceleration and while it may not be the quickest electric SUV available, it managed to 60 mph in a respectable 6.8 seconds at our test track. Handling is competent if not particularly thrilling and ride comfort is agreeable, even over broken pavement.

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    Range, Charging, and Battery Life

    All Bolt EUVs come with a 65.0-kWh battery pack that the EPA estimates will provide 247 miles of range. During our 75-mph highway test, the Bolt EUV achieved 190 miles of range. That number is competitive with most other electric SUVs, although the Tesla Model Y comes with a larger battery pack that offers an estimated 326-mile range. The Bolt EUV can be charged on a standard 120-volt household outlet, but buyers will want to consider a 240-volt connection for quicker at-home juice-ups. The SUV is also capable of DC fast charging, which Chevy says can provide up to 95 miles of range in just 30 minutes.

    Fuel Economy and Real-World MPGe

    The 2022 Bolt EUV has a combined EPA rating of 115 MPGe. The Bolt EUV managed 95 MPGe during our real-world highway fuel economy test. For more information about the Bolt EUV's fuel economy, visit the EPA's website.

    Interior, Comfort, and Cargo

    The Bolt EUV's cabin appears stylish and nicely trimmed. A flat-bottom steering wheel and a push-button gear selector are standard on all models, and the seat upholstery sports a cheeky geometric pattern. The Bolt EUV is longer, wider, and taller than the regular Bolt hatchback, and its rear seat is the benefactor of that extra space, with rear-seat legroom growing by more than three inches. Despite the extra length, the EUV offers slightly less cargo space, but we expect most drivers will still find enough room for luggage, groceries, and other freight.

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    Infotainment and Connectivity

    A digital gauge display and a large 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen with integrated climate controls are both standard. A host of connectivity features are available, including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Amazon's Alexa, and an integrated Wi-Fi hotspot. The Bolt EUV can also communicate with its driver remotely via a smartphone app, which can be set up to provide charging alerts and to connect with nearby charging networks.

    Safety and Driver-Assistance Features

    A set of basic driver assists will be standard, including automated emergency braking and lane-keeping assist, but buyers who want more advanced tech such as the Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system will need to pay extra. For more information about the Bolt EUV's crash-test results, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) websites. Key safety features include:

    • Standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection
    • Standard lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist
    • Available adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode

    Warranty and Maintenance Coverage

    Chevrolet provides standard coverage limits for the Bolt's electric-powertrain components. It also includes the first maintenance visit, but overall coverage doesn't come close to that of Hyundai.

    • Limited warranty covers three years or 36,000 miles
    • Powertrain warranty covers five years or 60,000 miles
    • Complimentary maintenance covers one maintenance visit
    • Electric components are covered for eight years or 100,000 miles



    2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
    Vehicle Type: front-motor, 5-passenger, 4-door hatchback

    Base/As Tested: $34,495/$43,995
    Options: Premier (chrome exterior trim, rear park assist and cross traffic alert, lane change and blind sport alert, power driver seat, heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, heated outboard rear seats, auto-dimming rearview mirror with camera, leather interior), $4500; Launch Edition (Super Cruise, Sun and Sound package with Bose stereo and 10.2-inch infotainment touchscreen with navigation and panoramic sunroof, illuminated charge port), $5000

    Motor: permanent-magnet AC
    Power: 200 hp @ 4750 rpm
    Torque: 266 lb-ft @ 0 rpm
    Battery Pack: liquid-cooled lithium-ion, 65.0 kWh
    Onboard Charger: 11.5 kW
    Transmission: direct-drive

    Suspension, F/R: struts/torsion beam
    Brakes, F/R: 10.9-in vented disc/10.4-in disc
    Tires: Michelin Energy Saver A/S
    215/50R-17 91H M+S TPC DT

    Wheelbase: 105.3 in
    Length: 169.5 in
    Width: 69.7 in
    Height: 63.6 in
    Passenger Volume: 97 ft3
    Cargo Volume: 16 ft3
    Curb Weight: 3779 lb

    60 mph: 6.8 sec
    1/4-Mile: 15.3 sec @ 92 mph
    Results above omit 1-ft rollout of 0.3 sec.
    Rolling Start, 5–60 mph: 6.9 sec
    Top Gear, 30–50 mph: 2.5 sec
    Top Gear, 50–70 mph: 3.7 sec
    Top Speed (gov ltd): 93 mph
    Braking, 70–0 mph: 186 ft
    Roadholding, 300-ft Skidpad: 0.79 g

    Observed: 99 MPGe
    75-mph Highway Driving: 95 MPGe
    75-mph Highway Range: 190 mi

    Combined/City/Highway: 115/125/104 MPGe
    Range: 247 mi


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