2022 Chevy Bolt vs. 2021 Chevy Bolt

2022 Chevy Bolt

2021 Chevy Bolt


2022 Chevy Bolt and 2021 Chevy Bolt: What Are the Differences?

The 2021 Chevy Bolt is one of the most popular electric cars on the market in Fruitland. Due to its peppy performance, long driving range, and swift acceleration, it has become known for its fun, engaging ride. If you are looking to pick it up, you will also want to consider the 2022 Chevy Bolt, as it changes the previous model. Which is the better option for you? Read on to find out.

Compare the Powertrain

When it comes to performance, the powertrain carries over from the 2021 Bolt to the 2022 Bolt. That single electric motor creates 200 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. The main battery is a 67-kW lithium-ion battery on the 2022 model, while the 2021 model comes with a 66-kW lithium-ion battery. This all leads to brisk acceleration and overall zippy performance from both models. You can easily find the burst of speed and power you need when you need it. DC Fast Charging is also available for both models.

Exterior Differences

The exterior is where you will first notice the differences between the 2021 and 2022 Bolt models around Nampa. The 2022 model, for instance, boasts a new, sleeker front fascia. The headlights also appear with a simpler design on the 2021 model compared to the new model. Plus, on the previous year, the Bolt featured distinct EV logos on the fascia, whereas those logos are gone for the new year. The rear of the 2022 is similarly cleaner and more modern than the rear of the 2021. Essentially, the 2021 Bolt features a more reserved look, while the 2022 Bolt is more sculpted and distinct. New color options are also available for the 2022 model.

Interior Changes

When it comes to the interior of Bolt, expect to find similar cargo capacities. The 2021 Bolt features 56.6 cubic feet of space with the rear seats folded down. The 2022 Bolt features 57 cubic feet of space by comparison. The 2021 Bolt comes standard with cloth seats, whereas the 2022 Bolt comes with leather seats. The overall style is slightly different, as the 2021 model features brighter colors, whereas the 2022 model comes with a sleeker, dark palette. In terms of space, there is slightly more room in the 2022 versus the 2021 Bolt.

Safety and Technology

For the most part, the two models bring very similar technology around Boise. One difference is that the 2022 model features the latest Chevy infotainment system. The rear HD camera is now standard in the 2022 model and features a noticeably higher resolution.


Another big difference between the 2022 and 2021 Bolt is the price. While the 2022 model brings more features to the table, it costs less than the previous year. The 2022 model can be bought for $31,995, whereas the 2021 model can be bought for $36,500. That's a decent difference and may be the incentive you need to consider the latest Bolt model.

Come Take a Closer Look at the 2022 and 2021 Chevy Bolt near Payette

Which model do you prefer? While the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV has plenty of decent features, the 2022 Chevy Bolt may just beat it out. With a lower price tag and more features, the 2022 version might be a better choice. Regardless of which model you choose, we can help you reserve or purchase one today. Get in touch with us to set up a test drive, learn how to reserve a model, or discuss anything about our dealership.

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