(Sorry for the wind noise in the beginning) In this video we check out the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV as well as go on a test drive in it. We talk about the interior layout, regenerative braking, one pedal driving, etc. Do you drive an electric vehicle? What have your experiences been? Comment below and let's chat about it.

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Comments

    • bcstractor
      bcstractor

      Just bought an LT - great deal and great drive.

      about 2 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to bcstractor

      Congrats! Enjoy!

      about 2 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake

      I had before this a 1996 Acura Third Generation LEGEND ( 3.2TL) I considered the best gentleman’s Sports car in the world. Everything I asked of it it did. I loved it. This 2017 Bolt has replaced it and I am giving the Acura with 400,000 miles on it to my girl friend.

      about 22 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake

      You can pull and hold the paddle if not slowing fast enough pull and hold again and pull and hold again it seems to be progressive.

      about 22 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake

      To help you out, the 120 volt charger 4 miles per hour, also works as 240 volt charger 25 miles per hour with adapter. GM was nice enough to tell you what you should watch and treat you like a child, by taking away video capability in the “up date for infotainment system” I have not updated for that reason. One of the reasons for me getting a Bolt. I consider GM doing that a breach of Warranty of Merchantability. I hope Cadillac puts it back, and uses the whole screen for that.

      about 22 days ago
    • David Walton
      David Walton

      Bought my 2019 LT in May, love the car. I only charge to 90% so I can always use the “L” mode.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to David Walton

      Isn't it a fantastic vehicle!! Glad you are loving your Bolt!!

      about 22 days ago
    • ajc1305
      ajc1305

      Have had this car for 3 months and love everything about it except I find the seats a little uncomfortable. But I do around town driving and only need to charge (level 2) about every three days. Today, with the regen active, I didn’t actually go down in expected mileage in the course of my around town errands. I sure learned some useful things from the video.Thanks for doing it. IMHO, Chevy isn’t doing nearly enough to promote this excellent car.

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to ajc1305

      Excellent, so happy the video helped out! I agree that GM should advertise the Bolt much more

      about 1 month ago
    • C J
      C J

      Lmao first 3 mins figured you were a sales man lol

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to C J

      Is that a good thing or a bad thing

      about 1 month ago
    • David Abreu
      David Abreu

      Thank you for doing an honest review on the Chevy Bolt premier. I have a Ford Focus Electric which is garbage. Seriously thinking about this to be my next car.

      about 1 month ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to David Abreu

      David Abreu Do it you wont be sorry fast acceleration and one pedal driving saved my bacon more than once. A car went from the fast lane across in front of me at excessive speed to the exit ramp. All I did was let up on the accelerator and was no longer where I would have been in my Acura.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to David Abreu

      Thanks for commenting David! You will love the Bolt. It is a great EV

      about 1 month ago
    • Lee Maples
      Lee Maples

      i had to read the manual to see how to make the seat go up and down.oooh, you have to work the lever like a pump, push down to pump it up or, pull up on the lever to pump it down. good old non-electric/mechanical technology. oh how green can we get. lol

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Lee Maples

      I recently sold my 2012 Wrangler and wanted the crankers in that truck.... manual everything, even trans

      about 1 month ago
    • Lee Maples
      Lee Maples In reply to Lee Maples

      i wouldnt even mind having the ol` hand-crank windows, as long as they stay on their tracks.... :-)

      about 1 month ago
    • Chris Banana
      Chris Banana

      @10:00 12-60 :P

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Chris Banana

      Hahaha, that was totally 12 to 60.. ooops, lol

      about 1 month ago
    • MALIK
      MALIK

      Fantastic review. I just bought a model 3, however I love the bolt. 👍🏾 thanks for sharing

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to MALIK

      Thanks for watching and Congrats on the Model3!! Great Car!

      about 1 month ago
    • Krasnaludek
      Krasnaludek

      I drive a Jeep Rubicon on 35” tires & it gets 14 mpg at best. Really want a Bolt now that I’m commuting again. Commute is about 50 miles round-trip, so this works.

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Krasnaludek

      I had a similar situation, lifted Wrangler to a Volt... went from spending $300 on gas a month to less than $20... loving it, although it did love the Jeep too

      about 1 month ago
    • Greg Darden
      Greg Darden

      we own a bolt and a model 3. i drive the bolt every day and i love it. I have the premier and really like the lane keep assist and the bose audio (its better than the tesla audio system). it also has pedestrian detection. i also always drive in L. i travel for work often and have to rent internal combustion cars and i just hate them after going all electric.

      about 1 month ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Greg Darden

      Greg Darden Yes polluting the air for your kids and theirs and more importantly running around in a partial filled fuel tank gas bomb.

      about 22 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Greg Darden

      Greg Darden The LT sound system is better than both. With the right source, holographic sound. For instance the opening cannonade just before Pickett’s charge in the movie Gettysburg ( on a USB flash drive in gallery) will blow your mind. Helicopter “thwaks” sound like you are being invaded LOL.

      about 22 days ago
    • Chris Banana
      Chris Banana In reply to Greg Darden

      Any reason NOT to drive in L other than the fact that you coast in shorter distance?

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Greg Darden

      Thanks for sharing Greg, the Tesla is a great car but glad to hear the Bolt's Bose audio has better sound!!

      about 1 month ago
    • Robert Ackerlind
      Robert Ackerlind

      I would guess that if you where in normal drive and gently pressed the brake you would see the regeneration green. I would have liked it if you showed that

      about 2 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Robert Ackerlind

      True, whenever you are braking the Bolt will be regenerative braking, just less battery charge since you would also be using the brakes to stop.

      about 2 months ago
    • E. Bad.
      E. Bad.

      This will be my first EV.ive looked up the Fiat 500e and the spark EV.tesla still too expensive for the average Joe.a pre-owned Bolt would suit me just fine.great review..

      about 2 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to E. Bad.

      Thanks for watching!

      about 2 months ago
    • kim bowman
      kim bowman

      I wanted an electric car, went to the Chevy dealership Several times. All they said was they did not have any. Even when I found both ( the volt and bolt) on the lot, I was told only certain ppl can afford them. Smh. That dealer ship lost a sale.

      about 3 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to kim bowman

      Wow, that's horrible. If you live near northern NJ I'd be happy to help out

      about 3 months ago
    • berniedmj1
      berniedmj1

      Is it okay to always charge it to its max every time you’re at home? I’ve heard many different things about the longevity of the battery.

      about 3 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to berniedmj1

      GM states that you can top off the battery as much or as little as you would like. It can be part of your daily routine.

      about 3 months ago
    • Garcia Family
      Garcia Family

      This will be ny next vehicle, & I appreciate the great, in depth video! Amazing cars :) LOL, I am in south Texas, so need to worry about any "snow" here, lol.

      about 3 months ago
    • Garcia Family
      Garcia Family In reply to Garcia Family

      @Dave B sells Chevy You are welcome & yes, I am sure we will! Great video!

      about 3 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Garcia Family

      Thanks for watching!! You'll love the Bolt! Its a great vehicle

      about 3 months ago
    • 美国老爹
      美国老爹

      I own a Volt for two years now, love it. will consider to lease a Bolt when lease is up for Volt. but I need to learn more features, thanks for the review and explain.

      about 3 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to 美国老爹

      Thanks for watching!!

      about 3 months ago
    • Bryce
      Bryce

      I do not like dealership reviews normally. But I will say yours is very informative and unbiased. I own a 2013 Chevy volt and love it. I'm waiting on a Chevy equinox size vehicle that's fully electric. Great review keep up the good work

      about 3 months ago
    • Todd Newman
      Todd Newman In reply to Bryce

      David Drake Got the 17 Volt! Love it. I have owned it now for about 3 weeks and so far it has saved me a ton of money. It’s like driving a spaceship. Very cool little car. I really like it. I did have to take it in for some warranty work due to the shark fin on the roof leaking and causing a mold outbreak(had an awesome Bolt loaner!!), but other than that it has been a wonderful vehicle and I’m looking forward to many years of reliable service. Thanks again for your advice David!!

      about 22 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Bryce

      Todd Newman get the Bolt That price is great. You will own the freeways! Go over 90,000 miles with no problems at all. Might lose high note horn $15 at 100,000 miles ( out of warranty anyway so no big deal) I am looking for a hack to watch full screen videos of USB flash drive. Will buy and install rear seat heaters for my ride share passengers in my 2017 LT.

      about 22 days ago
    • Todd Newman
      Todd Newman In reply to Bryce

      Dave B sells Chevy THANKS Dave! Wish I lived up in NJ I’d come buy a Volt from you. There is TONS of them down here and some really good used buys. For instance a 2017 LT with only 7k miles for 14.5k ! Or another for 17k. I think that’s a pretty good deal for a certified GM lot car. Do you agree? I’d love to hear an experienced person in the car business weigh in on these cars. Thanks again!! Todd

      about 1 month ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Bryce

      @Todd Newman Congrats on the new job!! Since driving 180 miles per day I would go with the Volt. I would want the gas backup. The 230 range of the Bolt can do it on paper but what if you cannot charge at work (chargers down, chargers in use). Also, you would have to charge at minimum on a level2 charger both at home and at work for the Bolt to charge back up in time to leave the next morning.

      about 1 month ago
    • Todd Newman
      Todd Newman In reply to Bryce

      Hey quick question since you both own a Volt ... I am in the market but I can’t decide between the Volt or Bolt. I just landed a new career job at Walt Disney Co by Orlando. My drive each day is 90mi/ea way.(for about a year until we relocate). Disney has chargers on property btw. Which vehicle would be best for me? It would be 90% interstate driving to and from. Would the Bolt be ok for this daily drive? Or would the Volt be a better pick ? I found a couple new Bolts for like 26k down here in Fla which is a great buy but don’t want to buy something I would have an issue with possibly. Need advice if you can. Thanks !!

      about 1 month ago
    • Michael Rhodes
      Michael Rhodes

      Just picked up my 2019 Bolt premier today! It’s a blast to drive! will need to get “stickier” tires.... way to easy to spin the tires with this much torque

      about 3 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Michael Rhodes

      Michael Rhodes Yes according to weberauto on YT 2000 Foot pounds of torque ( motor torque multiplied by 7.5 to 1 ratio) at the wheels. No wonder it is like coming off an aircraft carrier catapult!

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Michael Rhodes

      Congrats!! Enjoy it! You're right, you do have to feather the throttle on launch

      about 3 months ago
    • Kevin Grishkot
      Kevin Grishkot

      Greetings from Baltimore. My 2019 Chevy Bolt EV is simply the best car I've ever had. I haven't been excited about a car since '88 (Acura Integra), but I'm excited about this one. Never going back to ICE cars. My sole detractor is the logistics of charging. Living on the third floor of a condo means home charging is not an option, so the logistics of charging in public can be taxing.

      about 3 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Kevin Grishkot

      Get plug share app set filters for public charging free charging and CCS Combo and all providers. I found some both level 2 and DCFC I did not know were available. Come in handy on my ride sharing 2017. How I have 103,000 miles.

      about 22 days ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Kevin Grishkot

      Get plug share app set filters for public charging free charging and CCS Combo and all providers. I found some both level 2 and DCFC I did not know were available. Come in handy on my ride sharing 2017. How I have 103,000 miles.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Kevin Grishkot

      @Kevin Grishkot Really? Ours is out front and open to the public 24/7.... currently my Volt is plugged in

      about 3 months ago
    • Kevin Grishkot
      Kevin Grishkot In reply to Kevin Grishkot

      Hey, how does customer charging work at your place? The guys who run my place (Autonation Chevy, Timonium, MD) are squiggy about letting customers charge. The manager is cool, but we have to sneak around the general manager. Is there an official policy?

      about 3 months ago
    • Kevin Grishkot
      Kevin Grishkot In reply to Kevin Grishkot

      Sounds about right. The old farts that run mine probably aren’t even smart enough to figure that one out.

      about 3 months ago
    • Yossi Berkovitch
      Yossi Berkovitch

      Have a 2017 Bolt (27,000 ml.) Love it !!! The only complain I have are the seats too small and hand adjustment only.

      about 4 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Yossi Berkovitch

      Yossi Berkovitch Got a bolster for the seat now works good for private rides from San Diego to LAX and North, and San Diego to Vegas.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Yossi Berkovitch

      Glad you are enjoying your Bolt!! Thanks for your input.

      about 4 months ago
    • Leo M. Mara
      Leo M. Mara

      I am 73 years old. I have owned and driven a wide variety of cars, trucks, motorcycles and Hot Rods. I love my '18 Bolt LT. First of all it's an exceptionally well built and solid car. Everything moves in unison, no rattles, no squeaks, no vibrations and no noises. Secondly it's response to the go pedal is instant and quick. The whole regenerative thing is a blast. It's a peppy, fun ride that makes my day.

      about 4 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Leo M. Mara

      Leo M. Mara I agree I am 76 years young.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Leo M. Mara

      Wow, this is awesome to hear! Thanks for sharing. Keep enjoying your Bolt!

      about 4 months ago
    • #LMASA
      #LMASA

      Have had my first EV '19 Bolt Premier since Nov 24th North West NJ. OMG love the driving experience, travel about 74mile round trip to work highway and hilly with no issues.

      about 4 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to #LMASA

      That's great! Glad you are enjoying your Bolt fellow New Jerseyian

      about 4 months ago
    • Green Box
      Green Box

      Excellent product by GM, it's a shame they stopped producing the Volt so hopefully they keep up the support with the Bolt and introduce a refresh to make it even more appealing.

      about 4 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Green Box

      Green Box Yes give us a 75 Kwhr battery and a better rear suspension.

      about 22 days ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Green Box

      I agree, as my wife and i both drive Volts. I'm pretty sure the EV momentum started will continue. it is exciting!

      about 4 months ago
    • Ari P
      Ari P

      My gf bought a tesla model 3 lr awd in december 2018. There is nothing like evs especially the tesla. I find more and more that the user interface in all other cars ev and ice is clunky, stupid, and poorly designed, including the bolt. Not to mention that the bolt from what I know has no navigation which for meal makes a car useless in this day in age. The teslas navigation from most who have used it, will say it is the best on the market. Best screen size and image as well as the superiority of the user interface for that also. Then tesla has the supercharger network which is the best maintained and most reliable one out there. All the other evs are lacking severely without such a network. Price or not, for now I do not see any other ev purchase for any where near the price to be worth it. Remember that the bolt is sold at a loss for gm which does not make it sustainable for gm or anyone else who makes a car like it. The other manufacturers need to invest in a battery factory and get off their duff if they are going to survive and compete.

      about 4 months ago
    • David Drake
      David Drake In reply to Ari P

      Dave B sells Chevy You also have Onstsar navigation which helped me when google and Wayz failed me in a blinding rainstorm in the mud and I almost went over a 500 foot drop end of road ( with no bumper or warning) on Wayze

      about 22 days ago
    • J Q
      J Q In reply to Ari P

      Google Maps tends to be kept more current than on-board nav systems, hence the choice to rely on projections from cell phone apps.

      As for charging networks, well, ICE car manufacturers don't need to own oil and gasoline companies, and thus EV manufacturers don't need to own charging networks. There are several charging networks that fill different market segments, and they are building more all the time. ChargePoint, for example, has many Level 2 chargers for drivers spending the day at work or at a destination, or overnight at a hotel. EVGO, for example, concentrates on DC Fast chargers for charging during meal breaks on longer trips. With the PlugShare app all the charging networks appear on a single map, so anyone can plan a route.

      And finally, most EV drivers charge their vehicles at home while we sleep, something ICE cars can't do.

      about 3 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Ari P

      Thanks for your input. The Bolt does have the ability to use Google Maps, Apple maps, and Waze on screen through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

      about 4 months ago
    • Marshall Fox
      Marshall Fox

      Interesting car. Do these lease good or at all? Can u change the big white speedometer circle to a darker color? Thanks

      about 4 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to Marshall Fox

      There is no way to change the color of the screen... good idea though. Leases are good. Currently there is still the $7500 tax credit which helps... that gets cut in half in April

      about 4 months ago
    • sam san
      sam san

      I love to own electric car. How does electric handle in winter season where temperature -50 degree below zero.

      about 5 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to sam san

      My experience with my Volt is a loss of about 10 miles of EV range in the single digit temps.. I have no experience in 50 below but saw a couple weeks ago some folks on Reddit talking about their Bolts in those temps

      about 5 months ago
    • jason pineau
      jason pineau

      Nice ! Bought the exact same one in December. 50 shades of grey! Love it and laugh every time I drive it. Chevy hit a home run with this one.

      about 5 months ago
    • Dave B sells Chevy
      Dave B sells Chevy In reply to jason pineau

      Awesome! Lol, it is definately 50 shades of grey. It's all about the lighting. Glad you are loving your Bolt!

      about 5 months ago