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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I just purchased a used 2017 Bolt Premier with 50k kms (31k miles) on it, and am struggling a bit with the winter range. I have a long, fast highway commute in the frozen arctic tundra that is Canada, and I know these factors aren't ideal. My trip is 95km each way (59 miles), with...
  2. 2017+ Chevy Bolt EV General Discussion Forum
    Hi all, this is my first post here (I hope this is the right section to ask). I'm in the market for a new vehicle and very seriously considering a 2017 Chevy Bolt. There are several 2017 Bolts available near me with 20-30k miles within my $15k budget. I've been researching a lot on this site and...
  3. 2017+ Chevy Bolt EV General Discussion Forum
    I have to pick up my son in Greeley, CO, a trip of about 320 miles over the Continental Divide. Bought my Bolt this past summer, but haven't travelled in the cold yet. After reading about performance issues in the cold (both range and charging speed) I figure I'd have to stop twice on the way...
  4. 2017+ Chevy Bolt EV Maintenance Schedule And Servi
    I have a 2020 Bolt LT, just purchased in June 2020. I have no garage, so it stays parked outside in my driveway, plugged into my L2 EVSE. I know EVs aren't as good in cold weather. I know I need to precondition as much as possible before leaving for work. I know to expect a range reduction...
  5. How To Lower Energy And Operating Costs On EVs
    I use my Bolt EV to do food deliveries. It's getting to be winter and I am trying to be as efficient as possible. Anyone have any insight on whether it's better to leave the car powered on when I am making a delivery vs. turning it off when I pull in a driveway to make a delivery and then...
  6. New Member Introductions
    I’m getting a bolt in couple months and I’m wondering if they have a standard nema 5-15 outlet in front of my house and was wondering if I can use that outlet to charge ? If so would I need to test the watt or the amp for the outlet to be sure it’s compatible of charging a ev Instead of starting...
  7. Charging and Batteries
    At what outside temperature will the battery start warming up its main battery? Knowing if the trigger temp is, as an example, 3 Celsius, so instead of preconditioning the battery using its own battery power to keep warm, i would plug the car if i know temperature will drop to or below that...
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