Fri, 9 July 2021
The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV joins our test fleet and we share our first impressions. Find out how the all-electric EUV compares to the original Bolt and if the inclusion of GM's Super Cruise system makes or breaks this all-new vehicle. We also debate what makes a vehicle 'American' and answer audience questions about EV battery life, tire degradation and predicted reliability.
0:24 - Favorite ‘American’ car
6:22 - 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
15:55 - Super Cruise
18:35 - Question #1: Do high temperatures hurt turbo powered engines?
20:58 - Question #2: Can hot temperatures reduce the range of battery-powered cars?
23:22 - Question #3: What scientifically happens to tires when they age?
25:50 - Question #4: Does CR consider the Toyota Venza a new production vehicle since it has been built in Japan for four years? What does that mean for its predicted reliability?
Talking Cars 306: Our first Impression of the 2021 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe: https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-driving/talking-cars-306-our-first-impressions-of-the-2021-chevrolet-a1148941883/
Best American Cars, SUVs, and Trucks: https://www.consumerreports.org/cars-best-american-cars-suvs-trucks/
2017 Acura NSX Hybrid Is the Friendly Supercar: https://www.consumerreports.org/sports-cars/2017-acura-nsx-first-drive-review-video/
First Drive: Big, Burly 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and GMC Sierra 2500HD: https://www.consumerreports.org/pickup-trucks/2020-chevrolet-silverado-gmc-sierra-2500-hd-review/
Preview: Chevrolet Introduces a Freshened Electric Bolt and Bolt EUV: https://www.consumerreports.org/hybrids-evs/2022-chevrolet-bolt-euv-and-bolt-review/
Direct download: 2107CRO_Talking_Cars_Episode_315.mp3
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