Does the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV Have Android Auto?
Chevrolet outdid itself for the 2023 model year Bolt EUV. Not only will this EV offer its consumer affordability, but it will also bring decent cargo capacity and some pretty nice tech features as well. The question is, will it offer Android Auto for those with Google phones?
What does the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV offer?
There are two trim levels with the Chevy Bolt EUV. They are the LT (base) and the Premier versions. Both models come with a 1-speed direct drive transmission, 247-mile driving range, 65-kWh battery, and an electric drivetrain producing 200 hp with 266 lb-ft of torque.
The LT version offers cloth seating with optional leather materials, a six-way manual adjustment driver’s and passenger seat, heated mirrors, and keyless ignition. You’ll also get a sun sensor, air filtration for the interior, a rear-view camera, and electric power steering, all for the starting price of $27,200, according to Kelley Blue Book.
The highest trim available is the Premier model, which has much of what the LT offers. This version, however, comes with leather seating standard, an eight-way power driver’s seat, ventilated front seating, heated rear seats, front/side as well as rear-view cameras, and dual front/rear side-mounted airbags. This model begins at $31,700 before destination costs.
Does the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV have Android Auto?
Android Auto allows you to access your smartphone’s apps by projecting them onto the screen of your vehicle’s infotainment system. This can be done by plugging your android phone into your car and accessing your favorite maps, playlists, podcasts, etc. It can also be done wirelessly if the vehicle offers that capability. So, does the 2023 Chevy Bolt EUV have Android Auto?
For those with android phones, you’ll be happy to hear that the EV does come with Android Auto. In fact, it comes with wireless capability. This means that you can wirelessly connect your vehicle’s infotainment display to your phone to access the apps you’ve customized to your device. There are a few tips you can use if you want to make the most of your Android Auto feature on the Bolt.
- Use voice commands through Google Assistant
- Organize your apps on the infotainment display to make it easier to use
- Make a favorite list of people you call often to find their number quicker
- Toggling “Automatically resume media” will pick up where you left off when you shut the car off
What other features can you get on the Bolt EUV?
Beyond Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the Chevy Bolt EUV’s infotainment system has a few other features to make your experience more enjoyable. One of them is the satellite radio, which will come with three months of trial service. Its AM/FM radio (along with the satellite) works with a six-speaker stereo setup and can be controlled using the 10.2-inch display screen.
One of the favored features of this model is Super Cruise, a hands-free driving system that allows the vehicle to be controlled by the car’s computer. However, the driver must still be on the alert at all times to react when needed. It’s an available package offered for the Premier trim level for $2,200, according to Edmunds.
The LT and the Premier trims of the Bolt EUV also have a Redline Edition package that brings cosmetic features to the vehicle. All the chrome exterior elements change to a glossy black color. The wheels come finished in black and red accents.
The Chevy Bolt EUV will please Google phone users with its Android Auto application that can wirelessly connect to the vehicle’s infotainment system. With the nice touch of other tech features, the Bolt EUV looks promising for the 2023 model year.