Chevrolet launched its entirely new all-electric 4 door hatchback Bolt EV in 2017 as a low-cost electric vehicle which could deliver 200 miles in a range which is the best in its class. It has been designed with commodious interiors and swanks complete suite of modern features justifying luxurious and offering comfortable ride.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt Safety Features
How many airbags in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt?
The Advanced Airbag System of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt comprehends Frontal Airbags for the front passenger and the driver, Seat Mounted Side Impact Airbags for the driver and the front passenger, Side Curtain Airbags for the 1st and the 2nd row and Knee Protection Airbags for the driver and the front passenger.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt Safety Score
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has rewarded an overall ‘Good’ rating to the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt with ‘Good’ rating i.e. highest rating, each for Moderate Overlap Front Test, Small Overlap Front Test, Side Impact Test, Real Crash Protection Test and Roof Strength Test.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt Other Safety Features
The innumerable driver assist features include Electronic Stability Control with Brake Assist, Auto-On Headlights, Daytime Running Lights, Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors, Night Vision, Adjustable Pedals, Rollover Protection System, Traction Control, Blind Spot Monitoring System, Lane Departure Warning System, Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Keeping Assist, Rear Cross Traffic Monitoring System, Rear Parking Sensors. However, most of these features come optional in the LT and Premium trim. The Base Bolt LT only offers Blind Spot Warning and Rear Cross Traffic Alert. The Forward Collision Alert System assesses the road ahead and alerts the driver of any potential forward collision in case the driver manipulation is not detected. The Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking applies brakes in case the driver does not respond to potential collision in order to minimize the effects of the impact. The Lane Keeping Assist System warns the driver if any deviation is detected from the lane and automatically initiates brake assist system.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt Engine
The entirely fresh model from Chevrolet, Bolt EV will be offered in just two trim levels LT and Premiere. They would include a 200 horsepower electric motor and the large 60 kilowatt under floor battery. It would take approximately 9 to 10 hours for a standardized 240 volt charge equipment to completely refuel the battery and this will make the car capable of running more than 200 miles in a go. There is also optional DC fast charging capability with which the car may use 400 Volts Level 3 Charge stations to charge its battery more than 80% in slightly more than an hour.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt Specifications
The present-day car puts forward 17-inch Alloy Wheels, Xenon Headlights, LED Daytime Running Lights, Rear View Camera and Keyless Ignition and Entry as standard features. The interiors of the car are easy-to-use with enormous room for maximum comfort and the materials used for the interior designing are of high quality and premium look. Even though the lower trim LT comes with extensive use of plastics, the look still can be called classy. The seats will be height adjustable cloth seats with 60-40 split folding seats at the back for the extra space. However the options in the LT trim level would include heated front seats and premium trim level would have leather seats as standard. A configurable guage cluster display will beautify the front dash. It would comprise of a 10.2 inch Touchscreen with Bluetooth connectivity, Automatic Climate Control, 6 to 7 Speaker sound system, two USB ports, Wireless Smartphone Charging, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. Another optional feature is a Cargo Area Floor cover for extra storage capability. The Premiere trim level offers Ambient Interior Lighting, Centre Rear Armrest, Top down parking camera system and an upgraded camera based rear view mirror.