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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
MSRP
$36,620
Invoice
$35,228
Average Price Paid
$33,193
956 listings nationwide

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2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
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LT FWD
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EX FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,771
98 listings nationwide
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2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$39,918

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

In 2017, the Chevrolet Bolt EV hit the scene to much fanfare. Not only was it the first fully electric vehicle from General Motors since the storied EV1, it was the first affordable EV...

2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
Clifford Atiyeh Test Drive Review:

Brand-new for 2019, the Niro EV is the first electric Kia to crack 200 miles of range. It’s based on the Niro Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid, which Kia introduced in 2017, but it forgoes th...

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  • Look and Feel 5
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 5

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
10
writes:
Awesome range. Good pep. Roomy. Smooth drive.
25
writes:
A really well-designed and engineered car, as evidenced by the fact that it hasnt changed a bit since its 2017...
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Limited FWD worse.
"More room."
Value Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Limited FWD better.
"A bit more range and power, better rear suspension and sealing underneath."
45
writes:
I love the almost infinite torque which allows you to get into traffic quickly, or pass quickly when necessary...
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
20
writes:
Wow. I really love this car. Test drove what I think are all of the other comparable electrics - Tesla 3, Le...
20
writes:
I test drove the Niro EV and purchased it.
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona SEL FWD worse.
"The Niro and Kona have essentially the same cargo capacity. However the rear passenger space is superior on the Niro."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Hyundai Kona SEL FWD worse.
"The Niro and Kona are essentially the same, except the Niro has more passenger space in the rear seat. The Niro also has a longer wheelbase giving a slightly smoother ride."
writes:
Perfect all around auto. great size and range. We have been getting in the area of 280 mile per charge. and...
Handling Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"Depends on what you call handling.. race track go with Tesla, everyday parking lot , avoiding pot holes and zipping around town. Hard to beat the Niros quick response and quiet ride"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD worse.
"NIro is a small SUV, you sit higher and much more natural. Easy to load kids and senior when compared to Model 3. No comparison."

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
127 MPG
123 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
110 MPG
102 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 36 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.9 cu ft 18.5 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 1,062 lbs
Exterior
Length 164 in 172.2 in
Width 69.5 in 71.1 in
Height 62.8 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 106.3 in

Available Options

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Kinetic Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Shock
  • Slate Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • DC Fast Charging
  • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
  • Comfort And Convenience Package
2019 Kia Niro EV
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aluminum Silver
  • Aurora Black Pearl
  • Gravity Blue
  • Platinum Graphite
  • Snow White Pearl

Option Packages

  • Cold Weather Package 2.0

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