|Plenty Of Range||What Are You?|
|Roomy Cabin||Disappointing Cabin Quality|
|Reasonable Price Tag||Low DC Charge Speed|
General Motors is preparing an EV onslaught, with new all-electric offerings in the works for each brand. But while we’re excited over the Cadillac Lyriq, the GMC Hummer EV, and a particularly sexy electric Buick CUV, for now, GM’s only gas-free offering is the humble Chevrolet Bolt EV.
There’s enough to like about this small EV. Its range is more than adequate, with 260 miles, and the cabin easily accommodates four adults. But this EV’s problems overshadow those positives.
The dorky styling is one thing, but Chevrolet’s overall direction with this car is bewildering. It’s neither a true crossover nor a traditional hatchback – and soon, there will be a Bolt EUV to further confuse consumers – and because of that, the proportions are just bizarre. Cabin quality is disappointing, and limiting the Bolt to a DC charge rate of…