Comparison between:
- 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
- 2018 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range RWD

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV2018 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range RWD
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV2018 Tesla Model 3 Mid Range RWD
Model alias-Model 3 MR
Trim-Mid Range RWD
Model year20182018
MarketNorth America, South KoreaNorth America
PriceUSD 37,495 (USA, May 2017)
KRW 47,790,000 (South Korea, Dec 2017)
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Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSedan
MaterialsSteel
Aluminium
Mild steel
High-strength steel
Ultra-high-strength steel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsArctic Blue Metallic
Cajun Red Tintcoat
Kinetic Blue Metallic
Mosaic Black Metallic
Nightfall Grey Metallic
Orange Burst Metallic
Summit White
Silver Ice Metallic
Solid Black
Midnight Silver Metallic
Red Multi-Coat
Pearl White Multi Coat
Deep Blue Metallic
Silver Metallic
Interior colorsDark Galvanized with Sky Cool Gray accents
Dark Galvanized Grey
Light Ash Gray seats with Ceramic White accents
Black
Black and White
Number of doors54
Number of seats55
Length164.0 in
4166 mm
184.8 in
4694 mm
Width69.5 in
1765 mm
72.8 in
1849 mm
Width with mirrors-82.2 in
2088 mm
Width with folded mirrors-76.1 in
1933 mm
Height62.8 in
1594 mm
56.8 in
1443 mm
Wheelbase102.4 in
2601 mm
113.2 in
2875 mm
Front track59.1 in
1501 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Rear track59.1 in
1501 mm
62.2 in
1580 mm
Clearance6.0 in
152 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
Front headroom39.7 in
1008 mm
40.3 in
1024 mm
Rear headroom37.9 in
963 mm
37.7 in
958 mm
Front shoulder room54.6 in
1387 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
Rear shoulder room52.8 in
1341 mm
54.0 in
1372 mm
Front hip room51.6 in
1311 mm
53.4 in
1356 mm
Rear hip room50.8 in
1290 mm
52.4 in
1331 mm
Front legroom41.6 in
1057 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
Rear legroom36.5 in
927 mm
35.2 in
894 mm
Passenger volume2673.0 l
94.40 ft3
2.67 m3
2746.7 l
97.00 ft3
2.75 m3
Total volume3152.0 l
111.31 ft3
3.15 m3
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Trunk volume479.0 l
16.92 ft3
0.48 m3
340.0 l
12.01 ft3
0.34 m3
Maximum trunk volume1603.0 l
56.61 ft3
1.60 m3
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Secondary trunk volume-84.8 l
2.99 ft3
0.08 m3
Curb weight3582.51 lb
1625 kg
3686.13 lb
1672 kg
Payload930.35 lb
422 kg
1000.9 lb
454 kg
GVWR4512.86 lb
2047 kg
4687.03 lb
2126 kg
Drag coefficient0.308 Cd0.23 Cd
Additional informationOverhang front / rear - 836 mm / 730 mm-

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Manufacturer-Tesla
Model-L13
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousSwitched reluctance
Location of the motorFrontRear
Voltage-370 V
Power150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
202 kW
270.9 hp
274.6 ps
Torque360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
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Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
Drive
Low
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Additional information-A specific switched relucatance phase-permanent magnet motor with variable frequency drive and liquid cooling.

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-5.90 s
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h4.50 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph6.90 s5.60 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 238.0 mi / 383.0 kmEPA: 270.0 mi / 434.5 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 110 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 117 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 123 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.8 m
35.43 ft
11.8 m
38.71 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.912.05

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio7.059

Suspension

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

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

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discs
Additional informationFront brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in
Rotor diameter front / rear - 320 / 335 mm
Brake pad thickness front / rear - 10 / 9 mm
Electrically actuated parking brake integrated into rear calliper

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx17
6.5Jx17
8.5Jx18 ET40
8.5Jx19 ET40

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16
215/50R17 H
235/45R18
235/40R19

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG ChemTesla and Panasonic
Model-NCR21700A
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity60 kWh65 kWh
Number of cells288-
Number of modules10-
Voltage350 V360 V
Energy density230 Wh/kg260 Wh/kg
Weight961.22 lb
436 kg
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Volume285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
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LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--30 °C
-22 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-60 °C
140 °F
Additional informationWith active thermal conditioning
Cell height - 3.9 in
Cell width - 13.1 in
96s3p format
The battery is automatically cooled when at 48°C or above and heated when at -7.5°C or below.

Charging type

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

Charging typeHousehold charging, 1.44 kW
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 3.84 kW
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 7.68 kW
DC fast charging, 80 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 kW
Optional onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeDC 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
Supercharger, 0:30
SAE J1772 Adapter, 3:23-11:17
Wall Connector, 5:39
NEMA 14-50, 6:46
NEMA 5-15, 45:08

Additional features

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

Additional features16-inch steel wheels and 205/55R16 all-season blackwall tires (O)
Aluminium sill plates (O)
Black grille (O)
Cargo cover (S)
Dark silver grille (O)
Incomplete vehicle designation (O)
Tailgate-mounted rear spoiler (S)
Two front cupholders (S)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Drag control (S)
Driver and front passenger dual-stage frontal airbags, includes Passenger Sensing System (O)
Driver and front passenger knee airbags (O)
Dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Following Distance Indicator (O)
Forward Collision Alert (O)
Four-channel ABS (S)
Front Pedestrian Braking (O)
GM Electronic Precision Shift (EPS) shifter (S)
Head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (S)
Head-curtain side-impact and thorax side-impact seat-mounted for front outboard seating positions (O)
Knee for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Keep Assist with Lane Departure Warning (O)
LATCH system (S)
Low Speed Forward Automatic Braking (O)
Overtaking Sensor (O)
Parking Assistance (O)
Pedestrian Safety Signal (S)
Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (O)
Rear doors child locks (S)
Side blind zone alert with lane change alert (S)
StabiliTrak (S)
Surround Vision (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted for side-front outboard seating positions (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-rear outboard seating positions (S)
Tire inflation kit (O)
Traction control system (S)
10.2-inch touchscreen with MyLink infotainment system (S)
12V power outlet (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support (S)
Bose premium 7-speaker system with subwoofer (O)
Driver Information Center with an 8-inch multi-color graphic display (S)
EV Navigation Mapping (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)
6 x speakers (S)
2 x USB charging-only ports for rear passengers (O)
Wireless Charging for compatible smartphones (O)
6-way manual-adjustable driver and front passenger seats (S)
60/40 split folding for rear seats (S)
Front passenger seatback map pocket (O)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated outbound rear seats (S)
Rear armrest with two cupholders (S)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Automatic heated steering wheel (O)
Leather-trimmed 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 manual-folding side mirrors (S)
Side mirrors with intergrated turn signals (S)
Sun visors with sliding vanity mirrors (S)
HID projector beam headlights (S)
Incandescent cargo lamp (S)
IntelliBeam headlamps (O)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED dome lights (S)
LED taillamps (S)
All-Weather Cargo Mat (O)
All-Weather Floor Mats, front and rear (O)
Deluxe cloth (S)
Perforated leather (S)
Air-filter (S)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Center console (O)
Engine start button (S)
Metal roof (S)
Rear fold-down arm rest with cup holders (O)
Roof rack (O)
12V power outlet (S)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
360-degree parking camera (O)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Blind spot sensor (S)
Collision warning system
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
High-Speed autosteer (O)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
Rear seats head airbags (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Self-Driving Functionality (O)
Speed assist (O)
Summon your car remotely (O)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
15.4 LCD touchscreen (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Docking for two smartphones (O)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
Homelink with auto open/close of garage door/gate (S)
Internet connectivity (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Rear USB ports (O)
15 x speakers with premium audio (O)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Voice recognition system (S)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
Remote control air-conditioning (S)
Secondary ventilation controls (S)
Ventilation system (S)
12-way power heated front seats (O)
60/40 split-folding rear seats (S)
Child seat anchors (S)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Heated rear seats (S)
Height adjustable front seatbelts (S)
Leatherette steering wheel (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Keyless NFC keycard (S)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power cargo access remote release (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
Tinted glass roof (O)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (O)
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror (S)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (O)
Ambient interior lighting (O)
Auto high-beam headlights (S)
Cargo area light (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED fog lamps (O)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Premium seating materials (O)
Textile seats (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional informationBuilt on the GM BEV2 platform.Enhanced Autopilot
TACC and all related features are available as hardware on all vehicles but can be software enabled only after paying the corresponding fee. This can be done upon placing an order or after delivery.
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