#315 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV First Impressions; Our Favorite 'American' Cars

published 2 weeks ago by Consumer Reports

The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV joins our test fleet and we share our first impressions. Find out how the all-electric EUV compares to the original Bolt and if the inclusion of GM's Super Cruise system makes or breaks this all-new vehicle. We also debate what makes a vehicle 'American' and answer audience questions about EV battery life, tire degradation and predicted reliability. — SHOW NOTES: 0:24 - Favorite ‘American’ car 6:22 - 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV 15:55 - Super Cruise 18:35 - Question #1: Do high temperatures hurt turbo powered engines? 20:58 - Question #2: Can hot temperatures reduce the range of battery-powered cars? 23:22 - Question #3: What scientifically happens to tires when they age? 25:50 - Question #4: Does CR consider the Toyota Venza a new production vehicle since it has been built in Japan for four years? What does that mean for its predicted reliability? — LINKS: Talking Cars 306: Our first Impression of the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe: Best American Cars, SUVs, and Trucks: 2017 Acura NSX Hybrid Is the Friendly Supercar: First Drive: Big, Burly 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and GMC Sierra 2500HD: Preview: Chevrolet Introduces a Freshened Electric Bolt and Bolt EUV:

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