Bolt EV vs i3

Vs BMW i3

Bolt EV

FEATURES

Strong, lightweight, and aesthetically pleasing, alloy wheels come standard on the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1. They're also available as an option on the 2020 BMW i3, but they'll cost extra.

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1, the answer is yes. On the 2020 BMW i3, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV2020 BMW i3
Alloy Wheels
standard1-
HID Headlights
standard1-
Bolt EV

PERFORMANCE

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1, boasting 19 more horses than the 2020 BMW i32.

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's1 increased torque - 2661 lb.-ft. vs. 1992 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

If you live in a climate with snow and ice, or if you're interested in increased fuel economy, the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's1 front-wheel drive offers a distinct advantage over the 2020 BMW i3.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV2020 BMW i3
Horsepower
20011812
Torque
26611992
Front Driven Wheels
has1-
Bolt EV

SAFETY

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's3 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the i3? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2020 BMW i3, so it will cost you.

If you're driving a 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2020 BMW i3, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's1 dedication to occupant safety has earned it the NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Crash Rating and 5-star Overall Side Crash Rating.4
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV2020 BMW i3
Blind Spot Monitoring System
standard3-
Lane Departure Warning System
optional1-
Overall Crash Rating
51-
Overall Side Crash Rating
51--
Bolt EV

USABILITY

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1 offers seating for 51 of your friends and family - in the 2020 BMW i35, 1 of them would have to stay behind.

Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV2020 BMW i3
Seating Capacity
5145
Wheelbase
10211015
Bolt EV

PRICING & WARRANTY

The 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 1 years longer than the 2020 BMW i35 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.

The drivetrain in the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1 is carefully engineered and built to last, and they're willing to back it with a warranty that's 10,000 miles longer than the drivetrain warranty on the 2020 BMW i35.

With an MSRP of $7,830 less than the 2020 BMW i35, the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV1 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's1 gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.6

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV's1 Roadside Assistance, standard for 1 years longer than 2020 BMW i35.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV2020 BMW i3
Corrosion Warranty
3125
Drivetrain Warranty
60,000150,0005
MSRP
$36,6201$44,4505
Roadside Assistance
5145
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2 - 2020 BMW i3 s 120 Ah
3 - 2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV 5dr Wgn Premier
5 - 2020 BMW i3 120 Ah
6 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.