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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Battery, Performance Details Revealed: 2016 Detroit Auto Show | Member, Administrator, Moderator Posts: 10,315
edited January 2016 in Chevrolet
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Battery, Performance Details Revealed: 2016 Detroit Auto Show |

Car shoppers who are considering the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV got some critical numbers about the small electric wagon on Monday at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, including battery size and horsepower.

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  • morey000morey000 Member Posts: 384
    That's a sizeable battery! it's nearly 3x the size of a BMWi3 (which is 22KWhr), and the same size as the early Tesla Model S.
  • any1thereany1there Member Posts: 21
    edited January 2016
    " The Bolt will be priced around $30,000 after a $7,500 federal tax credit"

    Is it just me, or does it seem to others that this statement, repeated everywhere, is misleading? It's my understanding that only those paying $7,500 or more in federal income tax will be eligible for a tax credit of $7,500. If you pay less income tax, THAT will be the maximum amount of your tax credit. It's not a simple $7,500 rebate or discount, and it bothers me that a price of "$30k" keeps being repeated, when most buyers of modest means (i.e., not a Tesla) will be paying (much-) closer to the MSRP. Am I correct?
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