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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
$32,893
1,545 listings nationwide

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2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
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LT FWD
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Long Range AWD
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2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,175
92 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
18 GOOD deals

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2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$48,500
6 listings nationwide

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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 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Introduced for 2017, the Tesla Model 3 offers a potent and practical electrified powertrain at a significantly lower price than either the Model S sedan or the Model X SUV. Changes for...

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 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
5
writes:
One of two cars I’ve loved. Great car without peer.
writes:
Nice vehicle, but just too may compromises. Lack of instruments make changing mirrors seats... radio tedious....
Handling Ranked 2019 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"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 Kia Niro EV EX FWD better.
"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."
writes:
Poor reliability. Dangerous. Tends to catch on fire spontaneously. Screen controls confusing. Doesn’t hold va...
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"more comfortable. More support"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Doors can be opened in rear from inside. Safer for kids in accident. "
Value Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"Resale value is higher. Reliability "
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Volkswagen e-Golf SE FWD better.
"reliability. Safety. ⁿ better looking"

Specs

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
LT FWD
2019 Tesla Model 3
Long Range AWD
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
127 MPG
120 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
110 MPG
112 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 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
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 -- 893 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

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 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

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

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