Some of these differences are going from the Premier trim to the 2LT trim, not necessarily going from 2017 to 2023.I'm still awaiting a 2023 EV 2LT, used to have a 2018 Premier. But having compared them extensively, here are what I consider regressions (roughly in decreasing order of importance).
Comparison of Old and New Bolts in my Family has a good comparison.
- No Camera-in-mirror
- No Rear door unlock buttons - if you use them, they're extremely handy
- Rear seats aren't heated.
- IMO, 2022+ rear lights design & brake functionality are worse.
- IMO, Chevy took a pretty unusable center console and somehow made it even more unusable in 2022+. I liked the original shifter and the ability to toggle between D & L, uncertain how buttons will feel. FYI - center armrest no longer moves, no tray in space under center armrest (this you can buy).
- Regen in reverse felt very weird when I tested it.
- Front console - I really like the original Bolt's white/grey colour combination & design, the new one is plain and boring.
- Same with seats colour scheme - just plain & dark.
- No roof rails.
- Apparently no led turn signals on the side mirrors.
Things the 2022+ EV 2LT has added compared with 2017: ACC, PowerSeats, HD Rearview camera, Sticky 'L' setting, better seats.
The EUV lost me when it added 6 inches to the car for "looks" and rear seats instead of the trunk - I'm still in disbelief.