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2022
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Chevrolet Bolt EUV

Chevrolet updated its all-electric Bolt hatchback for 2022, and in the process created an additional version called the EUV (electric utility vehicle). The freshening brings a nicer interior, more comfortable front seats, and an easier-to-use infotainment system. The EUV version we tested also benefits from a comfortable ride, a roomier rear seat, and easy access.
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Chevrolet Bolt EUV Road Test

Chevrolet updated its all-electric Bolt hatchback for 2022, and in the process created an additional version called the EUV (electric utility vehicle). The freshening brings a nicer interior, more comfortable front seats, and an easier-to-use infotainment system.

The EUV version we tested also benefits from a comfortable ride, a roomier rear seat, and easy access. Some might find that the Bolt EUV falls short of its promise because it lacks key SUV attributes, such as increased ground clearance, extra cargo space compared to the standard Bolt, and available all-wheel drive.

The front wheels are powered by the same 200-hp electric motor that made the original Bolt feel so lively, but the EUV isn’t quite as quick because it’s heavier. Its 0 to 60 mph time was 7.2 seconds, almost a half-second slower than the original Bolt. It still feels snappy and responsive off the line, though, to the point that drivers may find it rather easy to spin the front tires when accelerating from a stop out onto a fast-moving road. As is typical of EVs, the Bolt’s power is delivered in a smooth, linear, and quiet fashion.

Best Version to Get
The Bolt EUV only comes in two trim levels: LT and Premier. Our suggestion would be to go with the less expensive LT trim and add the Driver Confidence package, which brings blind spot warning and rear cross traffic warning. We would also get the Comfort package which comes with heated front seats,...
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