Comparison between:
- 2014 Volkswagen e-Golf
- 2017 BMW i3 33 kWh
- 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
- 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV LT

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV LT
2014 Volkswagen e-Golf2017 BMW i3 33 kWh2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV LT
Trim-33 kWh-LT
Model year2014201720172022
MarketEuropeNorth America, EuropeNorth AmericaNorth America
Price--USD 37,495 (USA, Sep 2016)USD 33,995 (USA, Feb 2021)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackSport utility vehicle (SUV)
MaterialsSteelCarbon fiber reinforced polymer
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsDeep Black Pearl Metallic
Urano Gray Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic
Limestone Grey
Pure White
Pacific Blue
Protonic Blue Metallic
Capparis White
Fluid Black
Mineral Grey Metallic
Platinum Silver
Ionic Silver
Arctic Blue Metallic
Cajun Red Tintcoat
Kinetic Blue Metallic
Mosaic Black Metallic
Nightfall Grey Metallic
Orange Burst Metallic
Summit White
Silver Ice Metallic
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Interior colorsBlack
Beige
-Dark Galvanized with Sky Cool Gray accents
Dark Galvanized Grey
Light Ash Gray seats with Ceramic White accents
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Number of doors4555
Number of seats4455
Length167.5 in
4254 mm
157.4 in
3999 mm
164.0 in
4166 mm
169.5 in
4305 mm
Width70.8 in
1799 mm
69.9 in
1775 mm
69.5 in
1765 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
Width with mirrors79.8 in
2027 mm
80.2 in
2037 mm
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Height57.2 in
1453 mm
62.1 in
1578 mm
62.8 in
1594 mm
63.6 in
1616 mm
Wheelbase103.6 in
2632 mm
101.2 in
2570 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
105.3 in
2675 mm
Front track60.7 in
1542 mm
61.9 in
1572 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
59.5 in
1511 mm
Rear track59.5 in
1511 mm
61.3 in
1557 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
59.5 in
1511 mm
Clearance5.6 in
142 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
6.0 in
152 mm
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Front headroom-39.6 in
1006 mm
39.7 in
1008 mm
40.0 in
1016 mm
Rear headroom-37.2 in
945 mm
37.9 in
963 mm
37.8 in
960 mm
Front shoulder room-53.6 in
1361 mm
54.6 in
1387 mm
54.6 in
1388 mm
Rear shoulder room-49.2 in
1250 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
52.0 in
1320 mm
Front hip room--51.6 in
1311 mm
51.4 in
1305 mm
Rear hip room--50.8 in
1290 mm
50.2 in
1275 mm
Front legroom-40.5 in
1028 mm
41.6 in
1057 mm
44.3 in
1124 mm
Rear legroom-31.9 in
810 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
39.1 in
993 mm
Passenger volume-2379.0 l
84.01 ft3
2.38 m3
2673.0 l
94.40 ft3
2.67 m3
2734.0 l
96.55 ft3
2.73 m3
Total volume--3152.0 l
111.31 ft3
3.15 m3
3196.0 l
112.87 ft3
3.20 m3
Trunk volume343.0 l
12.11 ft3
0.34 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
479.0 l
16.92 ft3
0.48 m3
462.0 l
16.32 ft3
0.46 m3
Maximum trunk volume1233.0 l
43.54 ft3
1.23 m3
1100.0 l
38.85 ft3
1.10 m3
1603.0 l
56.61 ft3
1.60 m3
1611.0 l
56.89 ft3
1.61 m3
Curb weight3328.98 lb
1510 kg
2744.76 lb
1245 kg
3582.51 lb
1625 kg
3679.52 lb
1669 kg
Payload992.08 lb
450 kg
936.96 lb
425 kg
930.35 lb
422 kg
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GVWR4321.06 lb
1960 kg
3681.72 lb
1670 kg
4512.86 lb
2047 kg
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Drag coefficient0.281 Cd0.29 Cd0.308 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional information-Curb weight with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1320 kg
GVWR with a 75 kg passenger (EU norms) - 1745 kg
Overhang front / rear - 836 mm / 730 mmFront headroom with sunroof - 992 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerVolkswagenBMW--
ModelEEM 85---
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearFrontFront
Power85 kW
114.0 hp
115.6 ps
125 kW
167.6 hp
170.0 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM3000 - 12000 rpm4800 rpm--
Torque270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
250 Nm
25.5 kgm
184.4 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Eco+
Comfort
Normal
Sport
Drive
Low
Normal
Sport
Drive
Low
Additional informationFive levels of regenerative braking - D
D1
D2
D3
and B
Eco mode power and torque - 70 kW / 220 Nm
Eco+ mode power and torque - 55 kW / 175 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
93.2 mph
150.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
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Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h10.40 s7.30 s--
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h--4.50 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph--6.90 s-
Additional informationEco mode top speed - 140 km/h
Eco mode acceleration 0-100 km/h - 13.1 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
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Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeNEDC: 118.1 mi / 190.0 kmNEDC: 186.4 mi / 300.0 km
EPA: 114.0 mi / 183.5 km
EPA: 238.0 mi / 383.0 kmEPA: 249.8 mi / 402.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyNEDC, CMB: 12.7 kWh/100 kmNEDC, CMB: 12.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 106 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 118 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 110 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe
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Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA+A+-A+

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.9 m
35.76 ft
9.86 m
32.35 ft
10.8 m
35.43 ft
11.66 m
38.25 ft
Lock-to-lock turns--2.91-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.619.6657.057.05
Additional informationGearbox model - EQ 270---

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionMacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discsDiscsDiscs
Additional information--Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in
Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET465Jx20
5Jx19
5.5Jx19
6.5Jx17
6.5Jx17
6.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 91H155/60R20
155/70R19 84Q
175/50R20
175/60R19 84Q
215/50R17 H215/50R17 H

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerPanasonic-SanyoSamsung SDILG ChemLG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24.2 kWh33.2 kWh60 kWh65 kWh
Number of cells26496288288
Number of modules2781010
Voltage323 V353 V350 V350 V
Energy density126 Wh/kg-230 Wh/kg-
Weight701.07 lb
318 kg
-961.22 lb
436 kg
947.99 lb
430 kg
Volume--285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingPassive coolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Additional informationOptional heat pumpThe net battery capacity is 27.2 kWh
Estimated volumetric energy density - 449 Wh/L
Optional battery heating system
With active thermal conditioning
Cell height - 3.9 in
Cell width - 13.1 in
96s3p format
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Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeStandard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
Household charging, 2.8 kW
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 3.7 kW
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 7.4 kW
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 11 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kW
Household charging, 1.44 kW
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 3.84 kW
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 7.68 kW
DC fast charging, 80 kW
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Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kWOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 11 kW
Optional onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 kW
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Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeCCS fast charging, 0:29
Wall box 7.2 kW, 3:11
Wall box 3.6 kW, 6:44-8:00
Standard wall socket, 10:32-13:00
DC fast charging, 0:32
BMW i Wallbox 11 kW, 3:00
BMW i Wallbox 7.4 kW, 4:28
BMW i Wallbox 3.7 kW, 8:56
Household charging, 11:47
DC fast charging, 0:36-0:45
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 8:20-9:30
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 15:38-19:00
Household charging, 41:40-50:00
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Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresAdaptive Cruise Control (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Curtain airbag for front passenger (S)
Curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver and front passenger seats belt pretensioners (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic speed control (S)
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Isofix on rear seats (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Rear seats belt pretensioners (O)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (O)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
8-inch touchscreen (S)
Bluetooth, MP3 (S)
Car-Net e-Remote app (S)
Dicover Pro radio and navigation system (S)
Keyless entry (O)
Keyless start (O)
Automatic climate control (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Leather (S)
Tilte and telescope adjustment (S)
Heated windscreen (S)
Panoramic sunroof (O)
Power windows front and rear (S)
Rain sensors (S)
Power-folding side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Blue ambient lighting around the decorative trim (O)
Blue footwell illumination (O)
Door-sill tread plates illuminated in blue (O)
Dynamic cornering lights (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED reading lights (O)
LED rear lights (S)
Main beam assist (O)
Iridium Matrix / Dark Magnesium trim (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Leather seats (O)
Merlin e-grey cloth seats (S)
Rear cupholders (S)
Adaptive Cruise/Speed Control (O)
Brake Assist System (S)
Camera-based cruise control with Stop&Go function (O)
City brake function (O)
Collision Warning System (O)
Cornering Brake Control (S)
Electronic Brake Distribution (S)
Electronic hand brake (S)
Engine Start Button (S)
Front and side airbags (S)
Front radar (O)
Full-length side curtain airbags (S)
Hill holder (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Low Tire Pressure Indicator (S)
Parking distance sensors (O)
Parking Distance Sensors, Rear Radar (S)
Passenger Assist Handles (S)
Pedestrian and collision warning (O)
Proactive driving assistant (O)
Rear camera and radar (O)
Service Interval Indicator (S)
Speed limit info (O)
Standard Cruise/Speed Control (S)
Theft Deterrent System (S)
Traffic jam assistant (O)
12V power outlet (S)
200GB internal HD (O)
AM/FM Radio, Digital Radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
BMW Apps (O)
BMW ConnectedDrive (S)
BMW Online with MyInfo (O)
Coming Home Device (S)
Garage Door Opener (S)
Internal HD (S)
Keyless entry (S)
MP3 Player (O)
Multi-funciton touchscreen (O)
Navigation (S)
Remote Audio Controls (S)
Satellite radio (S)
4 x sepakers, standard audio system (S)
Smart Card/Key (S)
12 x speakers, 360 watt, Harmon/Kardon Premium Sound (O)
Text To Speech / Speech To Text (O)
Climate control (S)
Remote control (S)
Ventilation System (S)
Head Restraints (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Isofix Preparation (S)
Leather-trimmed, tilt telescoping (S)
Door Entry Light (S)
Heated washer (S)
Moonroof (O)
Power Locks (S)
Power Locks, With Passive Access (Card Key) (S)
Tinted glass windows (S)
Zone-tinted windshield with wipers (S)
Automatic rear-view mirror (S)
Foldable side mirrors (S)
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror (S)
Memory adjustment (S)
Toned heated driver and passenger power side mirrors with turn signals (S)
Headlight Control, Dusk Sensor (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Cargo Area Cover (S)
Cloth (S)
Cloth/Synthetic Leather (S)
Dark Oak wood trim (O)
Eucalyptus wood trim (O)
Leather (S)
Leather and cloth (S)
Cargo cover (S)
Dual-port grille (Dark Silver or Black) (S)
EV Navigation Mapping (S)
Tailgate-mounted rear spoiler (S)
Two front cupholders (S)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Cross-Traffic Alert (O)
Drag control (S)
Dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Four-channel ABS (S)
GM Electronic Precision Shift (EPS) shifter (S)
Head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (S)
Knee for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (O)
LATCH system (S)
Overtaking Sensor (O)
Parking assist (S)
Parking Assistance (O)
Pedestrian Safety Signal (S)
Rear doors child locks (S)
Side blind zone alert with lane change alert (S)
StabiliTrak (S)
Surround Vision (O)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted for side-front outboard seating positions (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-rear outboard seating positions (S)
Traction control system (S)
10.2-inch touchscreen with MyLink infotainment system (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support (S)
Bose premium 7-speaker system (O)
Driver Information Center with an 8-inch multi-color graphic display (S)
Keyless open and push-button start (S)
OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi for up to 7 devices (S)
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite radio (S)
2 x USB charging-only ports for rear passengers (S)
Wireless Charging for compatible smartphones (O)
60/40 split folding for rear seats (S)
Front passenger seatback map pocket (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated outbound rear seats (S)
Rear armrest with two cupholders (S)
Leather-trimmed steering wheel (O)
Manually heated steering wheel (O)
Steering Wheel Adjustment (S)
Intermittent windshield and rear window wiper (S)
Power front windows (S)
Rear window electric defogger (S)
Automatic rearview mirror (O)
Digital rearview mirror using a rear-facing camera (O)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Sun visors with sliding vanity mirrors (S)
HID projector beam headlights (S)
Incandescent cargo lamp (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED dome lights (S)
LED taillamps (S)
Deluxe cloth (S)
Perforated leather (S)
Automatic Emergency Braking (S)
Energy Assist (S)
Following Distance Indicator (S)
Forward Collision Alert (S)
Front Pedestrian Braking (S)
HD rear vision camera (S)
IntelliBeam auto high beam assist (S)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (S)
One Pedal Driving (S)
Regen on demand (S)
10.2-inch multitouch screen (S)
8-inch reconfigurable color gauge cluster (S)
Wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto (S)
LED headlamps (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information--Built on the GM BEV2 platform.-
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