• 2019 Chevrolet Bolt

    #4 in 2019 Hybrid and Electric Cars

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

    #11 in 2019 Compact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $36,620
    • $19,545
    • Avg. Paid
    • $25,939
    • $16,827

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.2 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.1 /10
    • 7.5 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.6 /10
    • 7.1 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.6 /10
    • 7.7 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • Safety
    • 9.3 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • Reliability
    • 3.5 /5
    • 3.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Good operating range and efficiency
      • Spry acceleration
      • Loads of cargo room
      • Spacious second-row seats
      • Smooth ride
      • Good gas mileage
      • Supportive seats
      • Easy-to-use infotainment system
    • Cons
      • High prices
      • Below-average safety score for class
      • Some unimpressive cabin materials
      • Less fun to drive than rivals
      • Competitors are more upscale

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Automatic
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Electric None
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.4 L/85
    • MPG
    • N/A
    • 30 City / 40 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • Wagon
    • Sedan
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 102.4
    • 105.7
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 164.0
    • 185.1
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 69.5
    • 70.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 62.8
    • 57.4
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 3563
    • 2959
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Optional
    •  
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Optional
    •  
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Wheel Locks
    • Optional
    • Optional
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    •  
    • Back-Up Camera
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Cruise Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HID headlights
    • Standard
    •  
    • Interior Cargo Shade
    • Standard
    •  
    • Keyless Start
    • Standard
    •  
    • Rear Parking Aid
    • Optional
    •  
    • Power Liftgate
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Engine Start
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Optional
    •  
    • Heated Steering Wheel
    • Optional
    •  
    • Trip Computer
    •  
    • Standard
    • Remote Trunk Release
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Power Mirrors
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 94.4
    • 94.7
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 39.7
    • 38.5
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.6
    • 41.1
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 54.6
    • 55.9
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 51.6
    •  
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.9
    • 37.2
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 36.5
    • 37.4
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 52.8
    • 54
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 50.8
    •  
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 16.9
    • 14.1
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Standard
    •  
    • WiFi Hotspot
    • Standard
    •  
    • Smart Device Integration
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Apple CarPlay
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Android Auto
    • Optional
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • Climate Control
    • Standard
    •  
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    • Standard
    •  
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    • Optional
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Front Seats
    • Optional
    •  
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Optional
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    •  
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Tow Hooks
    • Standard
    •  
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Blind Spot Monitor
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Lane Departure Warning
    • Optional
    •  
    • Lane Keeping Assist
    • Optional
    •  
    • Cross-Traffic Alert
    • Optional
    • Optional
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    •  
    • Standard
    • Electric Motor
    • Optional
    •  
    • Turbocharged
    •  
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Electric
    • Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
    • Displacement
    •  
    • 1.4 L/85
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 200
    • 147 @ 5000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 266
    • 184 @ 1400
    • Transmission
    •  
    • Automatic w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 35.4
    • 36.4
    Fuel
    • Electric Fuel System
    • Optional
    •  
    • Gasoline Fuel
    •  
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    •  
    • 30
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    •  
    • 40
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    •  
    • 13.2
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Compound Crank (Torsion Beam)
    • Torsion Beam
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    •  
    • Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • Torsion Beam
    Transmission
    • Automatic
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
    •  
    • Standard
    • 1-Speed Automatic
    • Optional
    •  
    • 8-Speed Automatic
    •  
    • Standard

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