Are you ready to drive into the future? Then it’s time to drive electric. Chevy makes it incredibly easy for you to transition to an electric lifestyle beginning right in your garage with the all-new 2022 Chevy Bolt EV. The newly redesigned Bolt EV comes with a more affordable price tag as well as an array of tech and safety features that has everyone talking. So, what’s all the buzz about? Here are 10 things we know you’ll love about the 2022 Bolt EV!
#1 Taking the Lead in the EV Industry
When you get behind the wheel of the 2022 Bolt EV, you’re joining a rich history in the EV market as well as a rising trend in the automotive industry. Chevy made waves in 2017 with the introduction of the Bolt EV, which proved that driving a long-range electric vehicle could be affordable. With Bolt EV sales topping 100,000 over the last few years, General Motors cashed in on the vehicle’s growing popularity and redesigned the Bolt EV for 2022 along with the promise to debut 30 new electric vehicles around the world by 2025.
#2 You’ll Look Great Behind the Wheel
Offering seating for up to five, the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV boasts an all-new design that will have you driving into the future in style. While Chevy kept the Bolt’s signature high-eye daytime running lights, the automaker positioned the front fascia further upright and redesigned both the front and rear lighting to give the EV a sleeker and more modern look. This modern aesthetic continues to the interior, where you’ll enjoy an all-new instrument panel and a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, as well as a flat-bottom steering wheel that completes the Bolt EV’s sporty design.
#3 It’ll Take You Places
The 2022 Bolt EV is designed to take you wherever your heart desires with its impressive maximum 259-mile range on a fully charged battery. This means that you can confidently rely on the Bolt EV to take you from your daily commute to a weekend adventure out of town. So, how does it do it? Chevy equips the Bolt EV with tools like One Pedal Driving, Energy Assist, and Regen on Demand that are designed to give you more control over the vehicle. For example, with a simple pull and hold of the Regen on Demand paddle, you can restore energy utilizing regenerative braking performance. You can also calculate the most efficient route using tools like Energy Assist or preserve energy by engaging One Pedal Drive, which enables you to speed up or slow down using only the accelerator pedal.
#4 Plenty of Power
The Bolt EV’s impressive range and tools like Regen on Demand and One Pedal Driving are powered by the 65-kWh lithium-ion battery pack that delivers 200 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of almost instantaneous torque. While many EV drivers are concerned with how the battery maintains its ideal operating temperature to ensure longevity and optimal performance, you won’t have to worry about that, thanks to Chevy’s active thermal management system that maintains the battery’s temperature at all times. If something should happen to the battery, Chevy gives you added peace of mind with an eight-year or 100,000-mile limited warranty.
#5 It’s Easy to Charge
While charging an electric vehicle might seem intimidating if you’ve never done it, the 2022 Bolt EV is designed to change that entirely. The all-new Dual Level Charge Cord is equipped with an interchangeable plug that works with a standard 120-volt three-prong outlet to provide Level 1 charging or with a 240-volt outlet that provides Level 2 charging. This is a huge convenience that eliminates the need to purchase a separate charger for your home.
#6 Charging on the Go
When you can’t charge your Bolt EV at home, you still have plenty of options thanks to on-the-go public charging courtesy of GM’s partnership with EVgo. Together, the companies created the largest public fast-charging network in America and are working to triple the number of available fast chargers. But that’s only the beginning, as GM and EVgo will add 2,700 more charging stations by the end of 2025.
As the network of charging stations grows, you’ll also have access to over 80,000 chargers throughout North America. You can use the myChevrolet app’s Energy feature to not only plan the most efficient route but also to locate charging stations along the way. With the app and the Chevrolet EV Access package, you can remotely view your Bolt EV’s battery level, customize your charge settings, set up charge notifications, and pay for public charging with the touch of a button. This means that all you have to worry about is charging your Bolt EV and getting back on the road!
#7 Chevy is Footing the Bill for Home Charging
Another great perk that comes with the 2022 Bolt EV is that Chevy plans to pay for standard installation of Level 2 charging for eligible customers who purchase or lease a Bolt EV. This service is part of Chevy’s partnership with Qmerit to give Bolt drivers access to convenient charging stations right where they want and need it most – at home. For Chevy, it’s all about showing customers how easy it is to make the transition to driving an electric vehicle.
#8 Packed with Tech
Remember when we mentioned that you’d be driving into the future in style in the 2022 Bolt EV? Well, that’s certainly the case when you consider all the technology you’ll find once you get behind the wheel. The Bolt EV features a redesigned 8.0-inch color gauge cluster and a 10.2-inch color touchscreen infotainment system that gives you access to everything you need. The driver information display shows vital information like speed, battery life, and driving history, while the infotainment system allows you to wirelessly sync your smartphone using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration as well as access a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and a variety of in-vehicle apps like Alexa, Spotify, and The Weather Channel that truly transform your driving experience!
#9 Ready for the Road
Like its impressive suite of technology, the Bolt EV is loaded with safety features that make it ready for the road. You’ll have even more confidence when you get behind the wheel, thanks to the Chevy Safety Assist suite that includes six advanced safety features. These features include Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning, Following Distance Indicator, IntelliBeam Auto High Beam Assist, Forward Collision Alert, and Front Pedestrian Braking, all of which are designed to enhance visibility and minimize the potential for collisions. You can also add features like Rear Cross Traffic Alert, HD Surround Vision, and Adaptive Cruise Control.
#10 Affordable Choices
Chevy makes driving electric even more affordable thanks to a $4,500 decrease in pricing from the 2021 model. The 2022 Bolt EV starts at $31,995 for the base model 1LT, which is a great value thanks to its capability and features that include LED headlamps, the Chevy Safety Assist suite, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and an HD Rear Vision Camera that offers a clear view behind the EV. If you’re looking for more convenience, comfort, and technology, Chevy delivers with the 2LT that starts at $35,195. The 2LT is equipped with leather seats, a power driver seat, and enhanced safety features like Rear Park Assist, HD Surround Vision, and Lane Change Alert with Side Blind Zone Alert.
Join the Family
Do you like what you see on the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV? If so, it’s time to start planning your future behind the wheel of Chevy’s best-selling electric vehicle. As you join a growing trend across America, you’ll discover all the benefits that EVs have to offer, from benefiting the environment and delivering outstanding performance to offering the latest and most innovative technology. What reason will inspire you to drive the all-new 2022 Bolt EV?