Chevrolet began to market the Bolt in December 2016 in a limited way to the states of California and Oregon, and has gradually gone expanding the number of jurisdictions in which the electric vehicle is on sale. p>
In late August, when the Bolt was available in 19 states, Chevrolet sold 2,107 units of the model and became the most electric sales in the month ahead of the Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (1,820 sales) and the Chevrolet Volt (1,445). P>
year, Chevrolet has delivered 11,670 units of the Bolt and 13,895 of the Volt while Toyota has sold 13,157 Prius Prime. vehicles. p>
Chevrolet said in a statement that the Bolt has an initial starting price of $ 37,495, "before the federal tax incentives of up to $ 7,000." Bolt can travel 455 kilometers without needing to recharge its batteries and its consumption is equivalent to 2 liters per 100 kilometers, according to the measure used by the authorities to compare the energy consumption of electric vehicles. p>
The Bolt has a 60 kwh battery produced with nickel-rich lithium-ion, centrally placed in the vehicle, which allows that works at higher temperatures than others. horsepower, and a torque of 266 lb-ft that allows an acceleration of 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in less than 7 seconds. p>
Bolt's top speed is 146 kilometers per hour. hour.