Chevrolet Bolt EV vs. Volkswagen Golf

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$36,620
$21,895 - $25,495

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
200 hp
147 - 168 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric Motor
1.8L TSI DOHC 16V 4
1.4L TSI DOHC 16V 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

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.
38.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 in.
38.6 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Tire Width

Tire Width
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
103.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
164 in.
179.6 - 179.8 in.

Width

Width
69.5 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3563 lbs.
3053 - 3325 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
200 hp
147 - 168 hp

Torque

Torque
266 ft. lbs.
184 - 199 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
Electric Motor
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
13.2 - 14.5 gal.

Combined

Combined
119 mpg
26 - 33 mpg

City

City
128 mpg
22 - 29 mpg

Highway

Highway
110 mpg
29 - 37 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

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

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Bolt EV
Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Body Style

Body Style
Wagon
4MOTION - Wagon

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small station wagon
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
94.4 ft³.
94.3 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3563 lbs.
3053 - 3325 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electric
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
6 - 8

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.05
3.39, 3.87, 3.94, 4.38

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank (Torsion Beam)
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

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

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 - P215/50R17
P195/65HR15 - P205/55HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 - 17 in.
15 X 6 - 16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 - 17 in.
15 X 6 - 16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Pwr
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft.
35.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Partially Regenerative
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10 in.
10.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
38.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.6 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
54.6 in.
55.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.9 in.
38.6 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
52.8 in.
53.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
103.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
164.0 in.
179.6 - 179.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.5 in.
70.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
62.8 in.
58.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.1 in.
61 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in.
59.9 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Bolt EV
Golf

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Wagon
Wagon