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Greetings everyone, just wanted to hi. Buying a Bolt this week, wanted to thank everyone for the wealth of information that helped us decide on the purchase. Picking up a 2018 premiere with 9 k on the clock for 28k. Having it sent to my dads house so we won’t see it until we come home for Christmas and then it will sit a few more months till we retire in May. We currently have a max energi and love the battery but looking forward to all electric. Everyone have a great day.
 

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I am confident you will love your Christmas present. Fun to drive and no more gas station stops (except for lunch). Congratulations.
 

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Picking up a 2018 premiere with 9 k on the clock for 28k. Having it sent to my dads house so we won’t see it until we come home for Christmas.
After your Dad sees it, it will probably have 12K miles on the clock by the time you get there for Christmas. "I just been keeping it exercised for you..."
 

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hahahaha yeah your probably right....Although it looks like now, I will be getting a new one vice this 2018. Texas just opened the 2500 rebate so it now makes it more palatable to buy new. hope seal the deal here in the next day or so.
 

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Congrats!

My current fleet is a Bolt EV for me and a CMax Energi for the wife. She loves the CMax, but gets "gas anxiety" with that battery. The most frustrating part for us, living in upstate NY, is that calling for heat causes the engine to fire up, even if she is only driving a few miles. Her commute is 3.5 miles round-trip, so the engine firing up is doubly annoying. The car wants to get the engine up to temperature and let it run there for a while before shutting it off, but it never does. So it will run every day for weeks on end, until we take it for a longer spin just to let it warm up. Of course, if the engine never fired up in the first place, it wouldn't need to keep going.

All that is to say, we are looking forward to the day when we can trade in the PHEV for another BEV. I am so ready to be done with gas completely.
 

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My wife also loves the Energi, and has the same gas anxiety issue. However our energi has been a great car, we bought in 2013 and today it just rolled over 16K miles, so its still fairly new. Most of its driving has been electric and the car has traveled the world, currently in Brazil and charging it here almost daily. Still getting about 25-30 miles on the battery. BUT, I am looking forward to the BOLT!!!!
 

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Congrats if you want you can own the freeways. Engineers programmed AI to conform to your driving and charging habits. I get faster than stock acceleration ( stock 0-60 in over 6 seconds) and since I live on 5600 foot mountain with 15 mile 8% downgrades with regenerative braking I have gotten 379 miles of range. Still only get 270 or so from DCFC though.
 
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