Chevy Bolt Charging Time

Use our tool below to calculate the charging time of the Chevy Bolt. If you don’t find the battery size of your vehicle in the dropdown list below, feel free to use our universal EV charging time calculator.

About the Chevy Bolt

The Chevrolet Bolt came on the scene in 2016 to be built for the 2017 model year. Some see it as a successor to the Chevy Volt, a plug-in hybrid sedan that was manufactured and marketed globally from 2010. The Bolt is an all-electric vehicle, offering an impressive range that has even been able to compete with perceived market leaders Tesla.

The Bolt is a hatchback available in many different exterior colors. The comfortable interior features leather seats and trim, a large central infotainment touchscreen interface, a digital driver instrument cluster, and ample storage space (especially when you put the rear seats down). The Bolt works well with any charging solution level 1, 2, or 3 depending on your need, making it flexible enough for most people’s driving lives.

Key Stats:

  • Manufacturer: General Motors
  • Models to date: Model 2017-2019; Model 2020-present
  • Battery sizes: 60 kWh; 66 kWh
  • Range: up to 259 miles (416 kilometers)

Charging time calculator for a Chevy Bolt

1.Battery size: kWh

2.Starting charge level: %

3.Target charge level: %

4.Charging power in kW

Estimated total charging time: hour(s) and minutes

If you want to calculate the charging time for a certain distance, complete the steps below:

5.Select your preferred distance unit

6.Distance per day:

7.Model energy consumption kWh/100

Estimated total charging time: hour(s) and minutes

How long does it take to charge a Chevy Bolt?

With a battery capacity of 60 kWh, charging a Chevy Bolt at home from 0% to 100% can take up to 35 hours with a 1.9 kW level 1 charger, or between 3 to 6 hours with an 11-22 kW charging station. With fast charging at a public station, the vehicle can be charged in less than 30 minutes.

Charge time for a Chevy Bolt

Charger levelCharging time
Level 1 charger 1.9 kWup to 35 hours
Level 2 charger – 11-22 kWbetween 3 to 6 hours
Public Station DC Fast Chargingless than 30 minutes

Common questions and useful information

Chevy Bolt charging time calculator step-by-step guide

  • Step 1: Battery size – Select the battery size of the vehicle from the dropdown list
  • Step 2 and 3: Starting and target charge level – Set the current and desired state of charge. For a full charge, select respectively 0% and 100%. Please note, the target charge level can’t be lower than the starting charge level.
  • Step 4: Charging power in kW – Enter the charging power output.

Great! You’ve now calculated the charging time of the vehicle.

To calculate your daily charging time or the charging time for a certain distance, please follow the next steps.

  • Step 5: Distance unit – Select miles, or km.
  • Step 6: Distance per day – Set the driving distance.
  • Step 7: Energy consumption in kW – Select your model or enter here the energy consumption of the vehicle (kWh/100).

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