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2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,029
28 listings nationwide

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2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$60,443
138 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Spend any time reading the news, and you’ll likely read about electric vehicles. They are influencing the stock prices of major automakers, and in turn, those automakers are investing ...

2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Matt Smith Preview:

The Tesla Model 3 is an all-electric premium sedan and the entry point to the brand’s portfolio. For 2021, it gets some important updates. The Model 3 comes in Standard Range Plus, ...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
No User Reviews
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
40
Mallagas writes:
Powerful car but the ride and comfort just isn’t there. If you’re looking for speed then this may be your ...
Handling Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E better.
"It corners better and has a more road to steering wheel feel."
Value Ranked 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E better.
"Style and comfort!"

Specs

2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 42.7 in
Back Legroom 36.5 in 35.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.9 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 822 lbs
Exterior
Length 164 in 184.8 in
Width 69.5 in 82.2 in
Height 62.8 in 56.8 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 113.2 in

Available Options

2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cajun Red Tintcoat
  • Cayenne Orange Metallic
  • Kinetic Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Oasis Blue
  • Slate Gray Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • DC Fast Charging
  • LPO, Charge Cord, Portable, 120-Volt, Additional
  • Comfort And Convenience Package
2021 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Blue Metallic
  • Midnight Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White Multi-Coat
  • Red Multi-Coat
  • Solid Black

Option Packages

  • Full Self-Driving Capability
  • White & Black Premium Interior
  • Wheels: 19" X 8.5" Sport

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