What’s Next: GM’s Electric-Vehicle Future
By Allison Scott / 08/10/2021 / Your Car
Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity as we move toward an all-electric future. And with a commitment of 30 new EV models planned to roll off the line by 2025, General Motors’ zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion vision for the future is moving the needle closer to an all-electric present.
We’re sharing some of our favorites and comparing a few key factors to help you decide which one might be right.
Chevrolet Bolt EUV
Don’t let myths about charging prevent you from experiencing the 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV or Chevrolet Bolt EV, perfect vehicles for both early adopters and people new to EVs.
Bolt EUV price starts at: $33,9951, including dealer freight charge (DFC); Bolt EV price starts at: $31,9951, including DFC
Miles to each charge: EPA-estimated 247 miles for Bolt EUV and 259 miles for Bolt EV electric range on a full charge.2
Notable feature: Split-screen displays show your charge levels and phone apps; with 200 horsepower, the Bolt EUV and EV have no shortage of get-up-and-go
Best for: Those looking for affordable, long-range EVs that are functional and loaded with technology
GMC HUMMER EV
If you haven’t heard of the world’s first all-electric supertruck, the GMC HUMMER EV Pickup and GMC HUMMER EV SUV are worth a look. If you’re ready to join the revolution, make your reservation. Edition 1 reservations are full, but you can add your name to the waitlist.
HUMMER EV2 price starts at: $79,9951, including DFC; HUMMER EV3X price starts at: $99,9251, including DFC; HUMMER Edition 1 (as shown above) price starts at: $105,595
Notable available features: CrabWalk3 lets you drive diagonally at low speeds under certain conditions to make navigating tight trails that much easier; Extract Mode4 activates the Adaptive Air Suspension and can raise your GMC HUMMER EV pickup approximately 6 inches to help conquer more challenging terrain; UltraVision5 with up to 18 camera views, including underbody camera views that can allow you to be in the know about your truck from multiple angles.
Best for: Those looking for a showstopping electric truck that’s built for just about any adventure — both on-road and off-road
Through the brilliant integration of technology, LYRIQ delivers an inspired driving experience unlike any other. It will be available in the first half of 2022, but you can sign up now to be the first to know about announcements, updates and news.
Price starts at: $59,9901, including DFC
Miles to each charge: Cadillac-estimated over 300-mile range with a full charge based on GM testing; official EPA estimate not yet available.2
Notable features: A 33-inch diagonal advanced LED display that has the ability to emit more than 1 billion colors to beautifully show everything from directions to your latest playlist; available Super Cruise™ , the first truly hands-free driver-assistance feature for compatible roads.6
Best for: Those looking for a luxury EV with the latest automotive technology and unparalleled performance
Want to know more? Check out these five things you should know about EVs. And if you’re in need of financing for one of these charged up vehicles, apply to prequalify to start the process. Also, ask about including an at-home charger in your financing package.
1 The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment.
2 Actual range will vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, use and maintenance.
3 CrabWalk is standard on 2X, 3X and Edition 1.
4 Extract Mode is standard on 2X, 3X and Edition 1 Pickup (late availability) and SUV.
5 UltraVision is available on 2X and 3X and comes standard on Edition 1. Safety or driver assistance features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. Read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for important feature limitations and information.
6 Always pay attention when driving and while using Super Cruise. Do not use a handheld device. Visit Cadillac.cm/supercruise for full details.