Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2017 - 2019
Price USA (used)
Estimated pre-owned price
In 2020 this car was replaced by: Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020



Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

Technical Specifications of Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2017 - 2019
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Hatchback Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
238 mi
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
23.9 kWh 239 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
60 kWh 57 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
7.2 kW 50 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
CCS Type 1
CCS Type 1 charge port


Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
150 kW (201 hp) 266 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
6.9 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
91 mph
0.00 s
00 mph


Car's body length (front to back bumper)
164 in
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
No Data 69.5 in
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
62.8 in
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
102.4 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
3580 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
16.9 ft3 56.6 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 27, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

The map shows how far you can go with a fully-charged battery:
  • Light green area: Round-trip
  • Dark green area: One-way
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Charging Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 27, 2024
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About Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017

The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 is an all-electric front-wheel drive hatchback. It came out in 2017. Chevrolet stopped making the 2017 in 2019 and replaced it with the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2020. You can still find Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 on the used car market, with prices starting around $16,657.

The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 has a 60 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 238 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 23.9 kWh per 100 miles (or 239 Wh/mile) — ranked №349 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 150 kW (201 hp) of power and 266 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 6.9 seconds (ranked №385 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 91 mph.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 is 214–262 miles (ranked №349 out of 662 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 in the USA is equipped with a CCS Type 1 charging port. You can charge it conveniently at home using a standard outlet, or utilize any public AC charging station with the appropriate cable. However, the car's built-in charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging speed to 7.2 kW, which translates to roughly 27 miles of range added per hour.

For faster charging, use DC fast-charging stations. The Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 supports a maximum DC charging rate of 50 kW, but it's important to note that battery temperature and current charge level can affect the actual charging speed you'll experience.

To estimate charging time, rate, and cost, you can use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 164 in
  • Width: N/A in (including side mirrors) or 69.5 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 62.8 in
  • Wheelbase: 102.4 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3580 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Chevrolet Bolt EV 2017 cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 16.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №308 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 56.6 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №233 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.




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