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How Long Does it Take to Charge a Chevy Bolt?

2021 Chevy Bolt EV with car owners

Asheville drivers who have been considering an environmentally friendly electric vehicle will be delighted to know that charging the new Chevy Bolt takes less time than ever. The first thing to know is that there are three different chargers that re-up driving range for your Bolt at different speeds. Read on for specifics on the Bolt electric car charger, and then, if you’re considering a new Bolt, apply for financing to take the next step with Sunshine Chevrolet, Llc in Arden. 

Three Electric Car Charger Choices 

How long does it take to charge a Chevy Bolt? That depends on which of 3 electric car chargers Hendersonville drivers choose. They can all get the Bolt its full Chevy Bolt driving range of 259 miles, but some chargers are faster than others. Here are your options: 

Level 1 Basic: 120-Volt Portable Charger Cord 

This charger allows you to charge your Bolt in your garage at a rate of 4 miles per hour. This 120-volt portable charger comes standard when you purchase a Chevy Bolt. You can use it to plug your Bolt into any 3-prong outlet. This is great for overnight charging.

Level 2 Fast: 240-Volt Charging Unit

You’ll find 240-volt chargers both in your home and at public stations. These charge your Chevy Bolt battery at a rate of 25 miles per hour. You’ll need to have this charger professionally installed by an electrician. If you commute around 40 miles a day, you’ll be able to recharge your vehicle in around 2 hours. How about 200? Expect no more than 4.5 hours of charging. If you’re running on empty, expect 9.5 hours of charging. 

Level 3 Super Fast: DC Fast Charging

These are only available at public stations. They recharge your Chevy Bolt battery at a rate of 100 miles of Chevy Bolt driving range in 30 minutes flat. These are useful for when you’re out and about and need to charge up fast. 

Learn More About the Chevy Bolt Electric Car Charger

We’ve answered the question, “How long does it take to charge a Chevy Bolt?”. If Fletcher drivers have any lingering concerns or unanswered questions, please call Sunshine Chevrolet, Llc in Arden. Our phone number is 828-585-3101. If you have questions about other Chevy models or Chevy features, we encourage you to explore our research guides for further reading about Chevy MyLink and more!

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