Chevy Bolt Car Insurance Cost: 2022 Rates and Rankings

How much does insurance cost for the Chevrolet Bolt EV? We compared rates from the 1LT to the Premium trim to see how prices compared to the rest of the compact utility vehicle segment.

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  • Bolt insurance costs an average of $1,420 per year, or around $118 per month for full coverage.
  • The cheapest Bolt insurance is on the EV 1LT at around $1,354 per year, and the most expensive trim being the EUV Premier at $1,496 annually.
  • When compared to other compact utility vehicles, the Chevrolet Bolt ranks just a little higher than average at $6 more than the segment average insurance cost.

How much does Chevy Bolt insurance cost?

Bolt insurance costs an average of $1,420 per year for a policy with full coverage. Monthly insurance cost ranges from $113 to $125, depending on the trim level being insured.

With the average compact SUV costing $1,426 a year to insure, drivers can expect to pay around $6 less per year to insure a Bolt when compared to the segment average.

The following chart demonstrates how average Chevrolet Bolt car insurance rates vary depending on the age of the driver and physical damage deductibles. Insurance rate averages vary from the lowest price of $1,086 per year for a driver age 60 with $1,000 physical damage deductibles to the highest policy cost of $3,228 each year for a driver age 20 with $250 physical damage deductibles.

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Chart Data Details: Chart shows average insurance cost for a 2022 Chevrolet Bolt with safe driver and claim-free discounts applied. Rates are for full-coverage insurance and averaged for all U.S. states and all Chevrolet Bolt trim levels.Data last updated on June 24, 2022
Chevrolet Bolt Insurance Rate Summary
Chevrolet Bolt Insurance Cost by Driver Age and Deductibles
Driver Age Deductible Annual Cost Monthly Cost
20$1,000$2,410$201
$500$2,808$234
$250$3,228$269
30$1,000$1,264$105
$500$1,492$124
$250$1,724$144
40$1,000$1,212$101
$500$1,420$118
$250$1,634$136
50$1,000$1,106$92
$500$1,294$108
$250$1,486$124
60$1,000$1,086$91
$500$1,268$106
$250$1,458$122

As with all car insurance policies, the higher the policy deductibles, the lower the policy costs. In the chart above rates range from an average rate for a 60-year-old driver of $1,268 up to the average rate for a 20-year-old driver of $2,808 per year.

Expect to pay much higher auto insurance rates for teen drivers on a Chevy Bolt. For example, a 16-year-old male driver with a clean driving record would pay around $5,140 while a 16-year-old female would pay about $4,526. By age 18, rates drop to around $4,450 for males and $3,862 for female drivers.

Additional rates and policy scenarios are listed below.

  • Prepare for sticker shock for high risk insurance. For a 30-year-old driver, having to buy a high-risk policy can increase the cost by $1,712 or more per year.
  • Good credit equals better rates. In states that authorize a driver’s credit history to be used as a policy rate factor, drivers who maintain a credit score over 800 could possibly save as much as $223 per year compared to a credit rating between 670-739. Conversely, an imperfect credit score below 579 could cost as much as $258 more per year.
  • Driver age and gender matter. For a 2022 Chevrolet Bolt, a 20-year-old male will pay an average rate of $2,808 per year, while a 20-year-old woman will get a rate of $2,096, a difference of $712 per year. The females get much better rates. But by age 50, male driver rates are $1,294 and female rates are $1,266, a difference of only $28.
  • As you get older, rates tend to drop. The difference in insurance cost on a Bolt between a 50-year-old driver ($1,294 per year) and a 20-year-old driver ($2,808 per year) is $1,514, or a savings of 53.9%.
  • Get cheaper insurance cost by avoiding traffic tickets. To get the cheapest price for Bolt insurance, it’s necessary to drive safe. Just a few minor infractions on your motor vehicle report have the ramification of raising the price of a policy by up to $372 per year.
  • Your profession could save you a few bucks. Many car insurance providers offer discounts for specific professions like nurses, architects, farmers, high school and elementary teachers, college professors, and other occupations. By earning this discount on your policy you may save between $43 and $159 on your annual Bolt insurance bill, depending on the policy coverages selected.
  • Raising deductibles results in a cheaper policy. Increasing deductibles from $500 to $1,000 could save around $208 per year for a 40-year-old driver and $398 per year for a 20-year-old driver.
  • Low deductibles makes insurance more expensive. Decreasing your policy deductibles from $500 to $250 could cost an additional $214 per year for a 40-year-old driver and $420 per year for a 20-year-old driver.

What is the cheapest Chevy Bolt car insurance?

The cheapest model of Chevy Bolt to insure is the EV 1LT at $1,354 per year. The next cheapest trim is the EUV LT at $1,406 per year. The next table details average Bolt car insurance cost, in addition to a monthly budget amount, for each Bolt package and trim.

2022 Chevrolet Bolt Insurance Cost by Trim Level
Chevrolet Bolt Trim Level Annual Policy 6-month Policy Per Month
EV 1LT$1,354$677$113
EUV LT$1,406$703$117
EV 2LT$1,434$717$120
EUV Premier$1,496$748$125

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Table Data Details: Average rates are for a 2022 Chevrolet Bolt, 40-year-old married male driver with a clean driving record and no at-fault accidents. Safe driver and claim-free discounts are applied to policy premium. Physical damage deductibles are $500 and rates are averaged for all U.S. states.Data last updated on June 24, 2022
Chevrolet Bolt Insurance Cost by Trim Level

How does Bolt insurance compare?

When compared to popular vehicles in the 2022 small SUV segment, car insurance for a Chevy Bolt costs $84 more per year than the Honda CR-V, $20 less than the Toyota RAV4, $72 less than the Nissan Rogue, and $262 more than the Mazda CX-5.

The Chevrolet Bolt ranks #23 out of 46 total vehicles in the 2022 small SUV class. The Bolt costs an average of $1,420 per year for full coverage insurance and the segment average cost is $1,426 per year, a difference of $6 per year.

The chart below shows how Bolt insurance rates compare to the top 10 most popular compact SUVs in America. An expanded table is also included after the chart that compares insurance rates for all 46 models in the 2022 compact SUV class, with the difference between the cost of insurance for a Bolt and each other model noted.

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Chart Data Details: Average rates are for a 2022 model year Chevrolet Bolt, 40-year-old married male driver with a clean driving record and no at-fault accidents. Safe driver and claim-free discounts are applied to policy premium, which is averaged for all Chevrolet Bolt trim levels. Physical damage deductibles are $500 and rates are averaged for all U.S. states.Data last updated on June 24, 2022
Chevrolet Bolt vs Top 10 Small SUVs Insurance Cost Comparison
Chevrolet Bolt Insurance Cost Compared to All Small SUVs
Rank Make/Model Insurance Cost Difference
1Mazda CX-5$1,158-$262
2Nissan Kicks$1,190-$230
3Chevrolet Trailblazer$1,196-$224
4Subaru Crosstrek$1,224-$196
5Toyota C-HR$1,254-$166
6Buick Encore$1,260-$160
7Nissan Rogue Sport$1,272-$148
8Hyundai Venue$1,294-$126
9Buick Envision$1,298-$122
10Kia Seltos$1,300-$120
11Toyota Corolla Cross$1,310-$110
12Hyundai Kona$1,318-$102
13Subaru Forester$1,320-$100
14Volkswagen Tiguan$1,324-$96
15Honda CR-V$1,336-$84
16Mazda CX-30$1,350-$70
17Honda HR-V$1,370-$50
18Ford Ecosport$1,380-$40
19Chevrolet Trax$1,398-$22
20GMC Terrain$1,404-$16
21Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross$1,408-$12
22Hyundai Tucson$1,416-$4
23Chevrolet Bolt$1,420--
24Chevrolet Equinox$1,424$4
25Volkswagen Taos$1,428$8
26Fiat 500X$1,434$14
27Toyota RAV4$1,440$20
28Kia Soul$1,442$22
29Mazda MX-30$1,472$52
30Jeep Compass$1,478$58
31Kia Niro$1,480$60
32Nissan Rogue$1,492$72
33Ford Escape$1,498$78
34Hyundai Ioniq 5$1,514$94
35Mini Cooper Clubman$1,516$96
36Jeep Renegade$1,518$98
37Kia Sportage$1,524$104
38Ford Bronco$1,532$112
39Volkswagen ID4$1,554$134
40Mini Cooper$1,564$144
41Mini Cooper Countryman$1,582$162
42Mitsubishi Outlander$1,640$220
43Mitsubishi Mirage$1,658$238
44Ford Mustang Mach-E$1,726$306
45Hyundai Nexo$1,744$324
46Jeep Wrangler$1,746$326