The all-new Chevy Bolt electric vehicle leads the way to 18 awards
Chevy scored a brand-record 18 awards in automobile and consumer media ratings this week, led by five awards for the all-new Bolt EV.
Offering an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range on a full charge at a starting cost of $37,495 before tax incentives, the Bolt EV secured a position on the 2017 Car and Driver 10Best Cars index. It was also named Best New Car to Buy by Green Car Reports, Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal and Best EV by Car Connection.
“The Bolt EV is the newest illustration of how Chevy is propelling the industry forward with leading technology paired with great style and the connectivity that helps make driver’s lives easier,” said Alan Batey, president of GM North America and company chief, Global Chevrolet. “We’re innovating like never before with more choices for every need and these awards affirm the depth, breadth and value offered by Chevrolet’s lineup.”
The Camaro 1LE and Corvette Grand Sport were likewise named to the sought after Car and Driver 10Best Cars list. It was the second successive acknowledgment to the Camaro and the third time in four years on the list for the Corvette.
Six Chevrolet automobiles pulled in Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy awards, whilst Impala and Tahoe obtained back-to-back Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award acknowledgment in their corresponding sectors for the past couple of years. The Hispanic Motor Press also named the Bolt EV, Camaro and Colorado as the very best automobiles in their corresponding categories.
The complete list of awards is as follows:
Bolt EV: Car and Driver – 10Best Cars; Car Connection – Best EV to Buy, Best Hatchback to Buy; Green Car Reports – Best New Car to Buy; Green Car Journal – Green Car of the Year; Hispanic Motor Press – Best EV/Plug-In Vehicle
Camaro: Car and Driver – 10Best Cars; Hispanic Motor Press – Best American Muscle
Colorado: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Compact Pickup); Hispanic Motor Press – Best Pickup Medium Size
Corvette: AutoGuide.com – Reader’s Choice Sports Car of the Year; Car and Driver – 10Best Cars; Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Premium Sporty/Performance Car)
Impala: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Large Car); Kelley Blue Book – 2017 Best Buy Award (Full-Size Car)
Malibu: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Midsize Car)
Silverado 1500: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Large Pickup)
Tahoe: Kelley Blue Book – 2017 Best Buy Award (Full-Size SUV)
Volt: Consumer Guide Automotive – Best Buy (Electric Car)