1st Generation (2017—2019) Bolt Problems

Bolt owners with a 2017—2019 model year have the most problems with the electrical (100%), We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Propulsion Power Reduced - Service Immediately 3 complaints at an average of 3,701 miles in the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt.

What Bolt Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Chevrolet model years.

Watch out for the 2017 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2019 0 0 0 0.0
2018 0 0 0 0.0
2017 3 0 0 1.0

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