When have you ever heard of a carmaker releasing a new model year of a popular vehicle and pricing it lower than the previous year's model? It's not common, but that's exactly what Chevy has done with the adorable 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV. The Bolt EUV shook up the automotive industry, and it is back and more affordable than ever before. If you've considered switching to an electric vehicle, Chevy just made the process a lot easier.
Aside from the Bolt EUV's low starting price, this subcompact all-electric crossover offers a slew of state-of-the-art safety, infotainment, and connected services technology, all designed to keep you and your passengers safer and create a more convenient and enjoyable overall driving experience. Not only does the Bolt EUV look futuristic––it is futuristic. The technology is easy to use and intuitive, so even those who struggle with learning new technology will benefit.
If you've held off from buying an EV because of "range anxiety," you can relax knowing the new 2023 Bolt EUV offers 247 miles of range on a single charge. Features like DC fast charging and regenerative charge-on-the-go mean your batteries are constantly replenished, eliminating concerns about getting stranded on the side of the road. Is driving an EV a lifestyle change? Sure. But with the Bolt EUV, the transition becomes a whole lot easier.
Choosing your new Bolt EUV is easy, thanks to Chevy's simplified two-trim lineup. You can opt for the LT trim, with its long list of standard features, or upgrade to the Premier trim, which adds an array of upscale premium finishes like perforated leather seats. Either way, you're behind the wheel of an EV that ticks all the boxes, from affordability and value to fun handling and modern exterior styling.
The 2023 Bolt EUV comes standard with a 200-hp electric motor and a front-wheel drive powertrain. A 65-kWh lithium-ion battery powers the motor, which also makes an impressive 266 lb-ft of torque. Because it's an EV, 100% of the Bolt EUV's available power is accessible when you hit the "gas," which means acceleration is brisk. It's a lot like turning on a light switch. Car and Driver clocked the 2023 Bolt EUV's zero-to-sixty time at 6.8 seconds.
The Bolt EUV's subcompact size makes it the perfect vehicle for urban dwellers, but this little EV is equally at home on the highway. It's compatible with both Level 1 and Level 2 charging, thanks to the available Dual Level Charge Cord, and with over 40,000 public charging stations (and counting), you'll easily find a spot to recharge along your route. Connecting to a DC fast charger adds as much as 95 miles of range in just 30 minutes.
Many buyers new to EVs wonder exactly how much more efficient going all-electric will be compared to a gas-powered vehicle. Well, the EPA lists the Bolt EUV's fuel economy rating at 125 MPGe in the city and 104 MPGe on the highway. Many recent EV converts wonder why they didn't make the change sooner. The freedom of bypassing gas stations, knowing you'll never pay another dime to fill up, is incredibly rewarding.
For 2023, Chevy offers the Bolt EUV Premier with Super Cruise, a hands-free cruise control system that works on more than 200,000 miles of connected roads and highways. It functions via a series of onboard cameras and sensors that continuously monitor lane markers and surrounding vehicles to keep you centered and safely away from the car ahead. The system senses speed changes and automatically adjusts to keep everyone safe.
A futuristic electric vehicle deserves equally advanced in-vehicle technology, which is exactly what you'll find inside every 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV. The fully digital Driver Information Center displays key driving and battery data on an 8-inch screen within the driver's eye line, replacing traditional analog gauges. The handy confidence gauge helps drivers estimate how much range they have or will need for a planned drive.
The Bolt EUV also comes standard with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, eliminating the need for cumbersome cords and simplifying smartphone integration. Enjoy seamless access to apps like Spotify for streaming your favorite podcast or playlist. The available wireless charger adds yet another clever convenience that helps keep the cabin tidy. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto also allow you to activate voice texting capabilities for hands-free communication.
Every new 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV comes with a large 10.2-inch HD infotainment touchscreen. The screen runs on the lightning-fast Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus system and includes access to driving history reports for analyzing battery efficiency, diagnostic information on battery life and range, and a power flow indicator. The display is crisp and intuitive, allowing drivers to view important data at a glance.
Bolt EUV owners can also sign up for the subscription-based OnStar service. Using the myChevrolet app on your phone or your vehicle's infotainment screen, you have access to live, trained operators who can assist you by dispatching emergency services or roadside assistance. They can even send help automatically after an airbag deployment if efforts to reach you are unsuccessful.
The 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV comes with an array of standard driver-assist technology that relies on cameras, sensors, and radar to actively monitor the area surrounding the vehicle and notify you of any potential hazards. These systems also help stave off driver fatigue and provide additional conveniences to make the drive more pleasant. A total of six systems are standard on both Bolt EUV trims:
Automatic Emergency Braking is designed to help avoid a crash or minimize the severity of a collision if avoidance isn't possible. This system intervenes when it senses a collision is imminent and the driver isn't actively performing emergency braking.
Front Pedestrian Braking monitors the area in front of your vehicle at low speeds and can sense when a pedestrian steps in your path. If you don't brake, the system will audibly alert you and automatically apply the brakes to bring the vehicle to a stop. Consider Front Pedestrian Braking your best friend in urban areas or at the school pickup line.
Who isn't guilty of losing focus on a long, boring highway drive? Instead of being on the receiving end of an angry driver's horn blast, you'll receive an alert from this system, which serves as your cue to center your vehicle back in the correct lane. It also sends gentle steering nudges to help you along.
Following Distance Indicator acts as a guardian to keep you from tailgating. First, you'll set your preferred distance between your vehicle and the one ahead. Then, this system will let you know when you're following too close. Since many drivers aren't actively aware that they're tailgating, the system serves as a gentle reminder to keep your distance, so everyone is safer.
Just as the name implies, Forward Collision Alert notifies you audibly when it senses you are in danger of a collision with the vehicle ahead. It works in tandem with Automatic Emergency Braking to assist you in avoiding or minimizing the seriousness of a crash.
IntelliBeam high beams automate the shift from low to high beams (and back again). The system can sense when an oncoming vehicle enters the area illuminated by your high beams and quickly switches down to the low beam setting. Once the vehicle has passed, IntelliBeam switches back. No more manual adjustments or forgetting to switch to low beams, which is dangerous to other drivers.