If you have been following the Chevrolet Bolt EV then you will know right now that the vehicle offers up a driving range of 238 miles. These figures have now been certified by the EPA and we are now breaking down that range.
The Chevrolet Bolt EV offers a driving range of 238 miles combined in the city and highway. However the EPA did say that the city range if more than the combined as it comes in at 255.1 miles when on a full battery. The battery of the Chevrolet Bolt EV range in the city is along the same lines as the Tesla Model S 75D, which is the more expensive vehicle.
When out on the highway the range of the Chevrolet Bolt EV is 217.4 miles and this is good when you take into account that electric vehicles use more energy when in free flowing traffic at high speed.
The battery of the Chevrolet Bolt EV is 60kWh and it needs just 9.3 hours to charge to full from zero, however you do need a Level 2 charging unit and the 240 volt circuit is needed.