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Chevrolet Bolt VS Tesla Model 3 Comparison

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by proberge, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. proberge

    proberge New Member

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  2. Az_Rael

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    Nice comparison. Instead of using the term "supercharger" for Level 3 charging, I would call it Level 3 or DC fast charging. Supercharger is a Tesla only term, and that might cause confusion.

    That chart does show how little we actually know about the 3, LOL
     
  3. Jeff N

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    Looks good. Here are some suggested updates:

    Bolt EV is FWD

    The battery warranty is 8 years or 100,000 miles.

    Bolt EV drag coefficient has been reported by Car and Driver magazine as .312 and frontal area as 25.8 for a total drag area of 8.05.

    The 0-60 mph times for both cars are "less than" 7 and 6 but we don't yet know the final numbers.

    The DC charging rate for the Bolt EV is ambiguous right now but is likely to be at least 50 kW. We don't actually know the answer for Model 3. If it matches the S60 it's fastest charge rate would be 105 kW (not as fast as S70 or other bigger battery models). The problem is that charge rates ramp down and ramp curve may be different in each car so maybe an additional 20%-80% charge time or "miles added in 30 minutes" might be good additions later on.

    EV ranges are "at least" values and will likely be higher when finally announced.
     
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    Good grid - but add the Bolt is confirmed as FWD only. Bolt battery is 50kw/h.
     
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