Chevrolet Bolt EV vs. Volkswagen e-Golf

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 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf 4dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback SE 1301-OEM Exterior 3/4 Rear Left-Facing

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$36,620
$30,495

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
200 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
Not Available
100KW 134HP Electric

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 in.
38.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Tire Width

Tire Width
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
103.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
164 in.
168.1 in.

Width

Width
69.5 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3563 lbs.
3455 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
200 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
266 ft. lbs.
214 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Electric Motor

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Electric Motor
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
119 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
126 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
111 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Bolt EV
Volkswagen e-Golf

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front wheel drive
Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
Compact Cars

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3563 lbs.
5

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
93.5 ft³.

EPA MPG Equivalent - City

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128
3455 lbs.

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
110
Electric

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
119
1

Battery Range

Battery Range
238 mi.
Automatic

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
EN0
2.70

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric
2.70

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electric
3.61

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
Strut

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.05
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-independent
P205/55HR16

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Compound Crank
P205/55HR16

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
Q1N - QBM
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
Q1N - QBM
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
Aluminum

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
Aluminum

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 - 17 in.
Rack-Pinion

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 - 17 in.
35.8 ft.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Pwr
Yes

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
Regenerative
11.3 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
10.7 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
38.4 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
55.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
38.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.6 in.
35.6 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51.6 in.
53.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 in.
103.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 in.
168.1 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in.
70.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.8 in.
57.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
60.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
164.0 in.
59.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.5 in.
22.8 ft³.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
62.8 in.
52.7 ft³.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.1 in.
126

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in.
111

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
16.9 ft³.
119

Model Group

Model Group
Bolt EV
125 mi.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Golf

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Compact