The New Chevy Bolt Is a Tesla for the Rest of Us

The price tag is the first thing buyers are likely to linger on. The Bolt starts at $37,495, but with federal tax credits and other incentive programs, the overall cost can drop well below $30,000. The Bolt also goes a ways toward smoothing the big speed bump with all-electric, plug-in vehicles — range. The EPA estimated range rating for the Bolt EV is 238 miles, which is more than analysts expected and plenty high enough to satisfy the average city and suburb driver. With a number like that, drivers don’t have to worry about being stranded on their commute.