General Motors debuted the refreshed 2022 Chevy Bolt EV in February, pulling the sheets on the sixth model year for the nameplate. Among the list of changes and updates is the deletion of seven exterior paint color options.
With its debut, the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV will delete the following seven exterior paint colors from the roster (relevant paint color code listed in parentheses):
- Nightfall Gray Metallic (G7Q)
- Silver Ice Metallic (GAN)
- Kinetic Blue Metallic (GD1)
- Oasis Blue (GHC)
- Cayenne Orange Metallic (GLL)
- Slate Gray Metallic (GNO)
- Cajun Red Tintcoat (GPJ)
GM Authority previously covered the deletion of Cayenne Orange Metallic (GLL) and Silver Ice Metallic (GAN) from the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV paint options list, as both colors were previously built out for the entirety of the 2021 model year.
All colors listed above were previously available on both trim levels for the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV, including the LT and the Premier, with the exception of Silver Ice Metallic, which was unavailable on the LT trim. All colors listed were available in conjunction with the Dark Galvanized Gray and Dark Galvanized / Sky Cool Gray interior color combinations, with the exception of Silver Ice Metallic, which was only available with the Dark Galvanized Gray interior.
The refreshed 2022 Chevy Bolt EV boasts a new exterior design, complete with a revamped front and rear fascia, new LED headlamps, new fog lights, and black Bow Tie badging. The cabin space includes new instrument panels and controls, as well as a 10.2-inch infotainment screen and 8-inch color gauge cluster, electronic gear shifter, flat-bottom steering wheel, and redesigned seats.
Under the skin, the 2022 Chevy Bolt EV rides on the GM BEV2 platform, and features a single electric motor that drives the front wheels with 200 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Range with a fully charged battery pack is estimated at 259 miles.