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I just configured a Chevy Bolt. How much does yours cost?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by wilhelmspencer, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. wilhelmspencer

    wilhelmspencer Model 3 Reserved 3/31/16 In Store 10:20 PST

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    The Chevy Bolt configuration tool went live today:

    Chevy Bolt EV for Sale: 2017 Bolt EV Pricing | Chevrolet

    For a comparison, I configured a Bolt as close as I could to what I want in my Model 3 and it came out to $43,905.

    I was impressed that this was extremely close to what I am preparing to pay for my Model 3. I will never buy a Bolt but just thought it was fun to do the comparison.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 90D 2018.32.4

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    $0! ;)
     
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  3. JeffK

    JeffK Well-Known Member

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    I can't find the option for the Bolt to have ludicrous mode, AWD, and supercharger credits...
     
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  4. wilhelmspencer

    wilhelmspencer Model 3 Reserved 3/31/16 In Store 10:20 PST

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    This is why I said "as close as I could" :)
     
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  5. JeffK

    JeffK Well-Known Member

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    But what if you wanted to make a single 500+ mile road trip in all the time you own the car... You'd have to make a 9 hour pit stop.

    It might be a fun little city car for anyone without friends or family.
     
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  6. wilhelmspencer

    wilhelmspencer Model 3 Reserved 3/31/16 In Store 10:20 PST

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    What do you mean? There is an option to add DC fast charging on the Bolt. Yes it would take more planning and they don't have access to superchargers, but it can still do long trips.
     
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    WileyTheMan Peanut Gallery Member

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    It just doesn't appeal to me. It feels like it should be $15k less.
     
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  8. JeffK

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    Oh yeah, forgot about that, it supports level 3 there's only a 2 hour penalty (assuming level 3 chargers in range).
     
  9. JeffK

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    I wonder how much the dealership profits on this.
     
  10. wilhelmspencer

    wilhelmspencer Model 3 Reserved 3/31/16 In Store 10:20 PST

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    I agree. The lack of AWD was a real deal breaker overall for me.
     
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    At least your in WA.....they will only be offering the Bolt in 2018 in Oregon and California!
     
  12. Krypto Kat

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    The bolt has it's place in the EV world. I configured mine fully loaded with all the options. Over the past 4years I have leased 2 Leafs and 1 BMW i3 even with only 60 - 80 miles range they have served me well. I could see getting a bolt. Sure it's not for everyone but no need to knock it down for a good engineering effort just because it's made by Chevy.
     
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  13. 3Victoria

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    Can you outline your choices and do a comparison with the Model 3?

    For example, I think I want AWD, a larger battery, and at least enhanced AP.
     
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    I clicked all of the options and it came to $44.105.
     
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    #15 N5329K, Nov 29, 2016
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    I went through the estimator and it came out "See Dealer for Pricing."
    Super. I get the opportunity to have some of that great GM dealer experience.
    Wonder how much they'd charge to change the air in the tires at 5,000 miles?
    Robin
     
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  16. Doubletap67

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    Comedy gold!
     
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  17. Eclectic

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    When I went to configure a Model 3 I had the same problem.
     
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  18. 3Victoria

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    Just wait a wee while, laddie. While the Model 3 has future delights, with the Bolt what you see is all you will get.
     
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  19. JohnSnowNW

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    Please, you've already stated you aren't interested in another Tesla, nor a BEV in general.

    Pick your next ICE vehicle and go post inane comments on that forum.
     
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  20. dkemme

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    I vote the front license plate that must be installed by dealer without a defined price as ADP (Added Dealer Profit). Likely less expensive in states that don't require front plates.
     
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