Chevrolet Takes a Giant Step Forward with 2022 EV Lineup
Chevrolet has introduced the latest additions to their electric vehicle lineup, the Chevrolet Bolt EUV and Chevrolet Bolt EV. These cars boast distinct exterior designs and utilize reliable technology, making them capable of traveling long distances on a single charge. These models are part of General Motors' ambitious goal to release 30 new electric vehicles globally by 2025.
Chevrolet's Bolt EUV will be the brand's first vehicle to offer Super Cruise, a hands-free driver assistance system. The company has also introduced a Dual Level Charge Cord that allows customers to charge their vehicles using a standard 120-volt outlet for Level 1 charging and a 240-volt outlet for Level 2 charging up to 7.2 kilowatts. The new cord is included with Bolt EUV. Both vehicles can reach 11 kW Level 2 charging with separate equipment.
Through the Energy feature available in the myChevrolet app, Chevrolet customers have access to more than 80,000 charging stations across North America. This feature allows car owners to plan their routes more effectively, locate available charging stations, receive real-time notifications about their car's range, and pay for public charging through the click-to-charge feature. The 2022 Bolt EUV and 2022 Bolt EV will be available for purchase this summer, with prices starting at $33,995 and $31,995 respectively.
The Bolt EUV and Bolt EV share the same architecture but have distinct designs. The Bolt EUV is 6 inches longer and has a contemporary and muscular design, making it a unique addition to the small SUV market. It offers more space and legroom in the rear. The front-end has a sculpted grille and exclusive lighting, including LED headlamps and Chevy's brand-specific daytime running lamps that also function as turn-signal indicators.
The two vehicles have updated interiors with new instrument panels, seats, and vehicle controls. Both models share a 10.2-inch color touchscreen infotainment system and integrated climate controls. The infotainment screen provides real-time displays, with additional information available on the 8-inch reconfigurable color gauge cluster. The vehicles also feature a new electronic gear shift system that utilizes pull toggles and push buttons for more interior space. A one-pedal driving button allows the system to remain active between drive cycles to improve regenerative braking.
The Chevy Bolt EUV and come with Chevy Safety Assist and optional features like Rear Cross Traffic Alert, HD Surround Vision, and Adaptive Cruise Control. The cars also have new connectivity features like wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless phone charging, HD Rear Vision Camera, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot.
The Bolt EUV and Bolt EV have a reliable battery technology that allows for long-range capabilities. The Bolt EUV can travel up to 247 miles on a full charge. The battery system has an active thermal management system with an 8-year/100,000-mile warranty. Both vehicles support standard DC fast public charging, which can increase range by up to 95 miles for the Bolt EUV.
2023 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: What You Need to Know
|2023||Hatchback; SUV||LT Redline||247||$29,290|
|2023||Hatchback; SUV||Premier Redline||247||$33,790|