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BMW i3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV Price Comparison (MSRP)

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BMW i3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $31,795

Chevrolet Bolt EV LT   
Difference: $6,850

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,168

Chevrolet Bolt EV LT   
Difference: $5,992

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201720182018
Modeli3Bolt EVBolt EV
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $44,450 $36,620 $40,905
Base Invoice $42,020 $35,155 $39,269
Metallic paint (extra cost) 700    
Driver Confidence I Package   495  
Comfort and Convenience Package   555  
DC quick-charging capability   750 750
Metallic paint (extra cost) 645    
Driver Confidence I Package   450  
Comfort and Convenience Package   505  
DC quick-charging capability   683 683
Options (change) 700 1,800 750
Options (change) 645 1,638 683
Destination 995 875 875
Gas Tax -7,500 -7,500 -7,500
Total Price $38,645 $31,795 $35,030
Total Invoice $36,160 $30,168 $33,327

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: BMW i3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Bolt EV LT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,770
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,917
Model Year201720182018
Modeli3Bolt EVBolt EV
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine168hp E200hp E200hp E
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)129/106 MPG128/110 MPG128/110 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)100, 4?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)155/70-19215/50-17215/50-17
Total Price$38,645$31,795$35,030
Adjustments for Features-800-2,225
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,565$31,795$32,805
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,010
Total Invoice$36,160$30,168$33,327
Adjustments for Features-750-2,117
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$36,085$30,168$31,210
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,042

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Features Comparison: BMW i3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV

Model Year201720182018
Modeli3Bolt EVBolt EV
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
1-speed automatic$800$800$800
FWD $0$0
Heated steering wheel $100$100
Power rear side windows $200$200
Universal garage door opener$100  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras  $500
Blind spot warning system $200$200
Cross-traffic warning, rear $100$100
Knee airbag, driver $75$75
Knee airbag, passenger $75$75
Rear side airbags $300$300
Rearview camera $200 
Rollover sensor $50$50
Tires, self-sealing $50$50
Vehicle health reports $0$0
Wide-view front camera  $150
Wide-view rear camera  $0
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter $150$150
Console without shifter$150  
Roof rails  $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50$50
Android Auto support $100$100
App support $100$100
Apple CarPlay support $100$100
Automatic air recirculation$100  
HD radio$50  
Heat pump$250  
Interior air filter$0  
Navigation system$600  
Rain-sensing wipers$175  
Residual heat$50  
Satellite radio $200$200
Satellite radio - one year subscription$250  
SMS text-to-speech reader $25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200  
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $225$225
Traffic information$25  
Variable intermittent wipers $75$75
Voice control for audio system $25$25
Wi-Fi hotspot $50$50
Carbon fiber body structure$0  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75  
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75  
Detailed driving style feedback $100$100
Digital instruments$0  
Fog lights$125  
Heated mirrors $25$25
Illuminated visor mirror, driver$50  
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger$50  
Interior ambient lighting  $150
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250$250
LED headlights$1000  
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25  
Rear camera mirror  $200
Steering-linked headlights$150  
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 $25
Visor mirror, driver $10$10
Visor mirror, passenger $10$10
Xenon HID headlights $500$500
33 kWh battery pack$0  
60 kWh battery pack $0$0
Regeneration paddles $100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row  $50
Heated second row seats  $200
Leather seating surfaces  $900
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels$350$350 
Machined alloy wheels  $350
Total Value of Features$4,675$4,595$6,820
Value of Feature Adjustments$80$0$2,225
Value of Feature Adjustments-750-2,117

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Specifications Comparison: BMW i3 vs. Chevrolet Bolt EV

Model Year20172018
Modeli3Bolt EV
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.2 in102.4 in
Length157.4 in164.0 in
Width69.9 in69.5 in
Height62.1 in62.8 in
Curb Weight2,961 lb.3,580 lb.
Fuel Capacity2.4 gal.0.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.6 in39.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.8 in54.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in51.6 in
Row 1 Legroom0.0 in41.6 in
Row 2 Headroom37.2 in37.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room50.4 in52.8 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in50.8 in
Row 2 Legroom0.0 in36.5 in
Cargo Volume,
2.8 ft316.9 ft3
Cargo Volume,
11.8 ft30.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Bolt EV LT

Driver Confidence I Package
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Cross-traffic warning, rear100No
Total Requested25045%
Total Not Requested30055%
Comfort and Convenience Package
Heated front seats200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Total Requested50083%
Total Not Requested10017%

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