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2020 Bolt battery

Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:14 pm
by trevmar
Anyone know if this can also be fitted to the early Bolts e.g. 2017 ?

Re: 2020 Bolt battery

Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:07 am
by cwerdna
Even if it fit, I wouldn't be surprised if a/some firmware update(s) are required. The discharge curve and some other parameters might be a bit different.

Also, where would you get such a battery? It's not going to be cheap.

Re: 2020 Bolt battery

Posted: Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:08 pm
by trevmar
Agree it will certainly be expensive, especially right now so soon after "release". But in a couple of years it could be the "standard" and if my original battery is ever destroyed or otherwise useless it might be an opportunity to get an upgrade.

Re: 2020 Bolt battery

Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:48 pm
by marspilgrim
But at that point I doubt I would install a new battery pack unless it cost 3-4 grand. In just the next two years there will be more new EV choices available, more advanced tech, and more EV's on the used market. Rather than spend $12K to $15K on a newer year battery I think a newer car would ultimately be the better value.