Comparison between:
- 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
- 2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
2015 Chevrolet Spark EV2020 smart EQ fortwo coupé
Model year20152020
MarketNorth America, Europe, South KoreaEurope
PriceUSD 25,995 (USA, Apr 2015)
USD 27,495 (USA, Jun 2014)
GBP 21,195 (UK, Oct 2019)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsHigh-strength steelHigh-strength steel
Exterior colorsElectric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa
Lime
White
Black
Carmine Red
Gold Beige
Lime Green
Cool Silver
Lava Orange
Midnight Blue
Moon White
Titania Grey
Graphite Grey
Interior colorsElectric Blue
Dark Pewter
Black
Black/Blue
Black/Grey
Number of doors52
Number of seats42
Length146.5 in
3720 mm
106.1 in
2695 mm
Width64.1 in
1627 mm
65.5 in
1663 mm
Width with mirrors-74.5 in
1893 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
61.2 in
1555 mm
Wheelbase93.5 in
2375 mm
73.7 in
1873 mm
Front track55.5 in
1410 mm
57.8 in
1469 mm
Rear track54.8 in
1391 mm
56.3 in
1430 mm
Clearance-4.4 in
113 mm
Front headroom39.4 in
1000 mm
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Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
-
Front shoulder room50.7 in
1288 mm
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Rear shoulder room49.7 in
1263 mm
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Front hip room48.0 in
1218 mm
-
Rear hip room47.5 in
1206 mm
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Front legroom42.0 in
1067 mm
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Rear legroom35.2 in
893 mm
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Passenger volume2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
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Total volume2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
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Trunk volume273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
260.0 l
9.18 ft3
0.26 m3
Maximum trunk volume663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
350.0 l
12.36 ft3
0.35 m3
Curb weight2866.01 lb
1300 kg
2392.02 lb
1085 kg
Payload-496.04 lb
225 kg
GVWR-2888.06 lb
1310 kg
Drag coefficient0.326 Cd-
Additional informationFront overhang - 790 mm.
Rear overhang - 555 mm.
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Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerGeneral Motors-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronous-
Location of the motorFrontRear
Power105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
60 kW
80.5 hp
81.6 ps
Torque444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
160 Nm
16.3 kgm
118.0 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
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Additional informationThe motor is oil-cooled.Radar-based recuperation

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
80.8 mph
130.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h-11.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.20 s-

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeEPA: 51.0 mi / 82.0 kmNEDC: 98.8 mi / 159.0 km
Real range: 69.0 mi / 111.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiencyEPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 109 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe
WLTP, CMB: 17.6 kWh/100 km

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.3 m
33.79 ft
6.95 m
22.80 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.8-

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Axle ratio3.87-

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Shock absorbers
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDrums
Additional informationBrake rotor diameter front (single piston): 256 mm
Brake rotor diameter rear (single piston): 258 mm
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Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims--

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres185/55R15
195/55R15
165/65R15
185/60R15

Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

ManufacturerLG ChemDeutsche Accumotive
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity18.4 kWh17.6 kWh
Number of cells19296
Number of modules-3
Voltage400 V-
Weight473.99 lb
215 kg
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Volume139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
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Location-Under the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature--40 °C
-40 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-50 °C
122 °F
Additional information-Beattery heater

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeDC fast charging, 50 kWWallbox, 4.6 kW
Wallbox, 22 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging port-Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 4.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 22 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:20-0:25Wallbox 22 kW, 0:48
Wallbox 4.6 kW, 3:50

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional featuresAdjustable head restraints (S)
Anti-theft technology (S)
Brake assist (S)
Collapsible steering column (S)
Cruise control (S)
Electronic parking break (S)
Four-wheel ABS (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
LATCH child seat attachment system (S)
OnStar with 4G LTE (3 years free) (S)
Rollover sensing system (S)
Seat belt pretensioners in the front seats (S)
StabiliTrak stability control (S)
10 x standard airbags (S)
Standard electronic brakeforce distribution (S)
Three-point safety belts in all four seats (S)
Traction control (S)
7-inch LCD display (S)
Bluetooth capability (S)
Built-in Wi-Fi hotspot (S)
Chevrolet MyLink, USB port, auxiliary input jack (S)
Push-button start (S)
Remote keyless entry (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (three-month trial period) (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (three-month trial period) (S)
6 x speakers (S)
Remote start/cabin pre-conditioning (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Leather-wrapped (O)
Steering wheel-mounted controls (S)
Power locks and windows (S)
Fabric (S)
Leatherette (O)
Centre console with drawer and double cup holder at front (S)
Gearshift lever knob in leather (chrome) (S)
Lockable glove compartment (S)
Storage compartment in doors, front (S)
Storage compartment in tailgate (S)
3-spoke, multi-function steering wheel in leather (S)
Acoustic presence indicator at speeds below 17 mph (S)
Active Brake Assist (S)
Anti-lock Braking System with electronic brake force distribution (S)
Breakdown kit with air compressor and sealant (S)
Central locking with radio remote control, visual locking-verification signal (S)
Crash sensor for activation of hazard warning lights (S)
Crosswind Assist (S)
Cruise control with limiter (S)
Electronic Stability Programme (S)
Front airbags for the driver and front passenger (S)
Hill Start Assist (S)
Immobilizer (S)
Knee airbag for the driver (S)
Lane Keeping Assist with acoustic and visual warning (S)
Seat belt reminder warning (S)
Three-point seat belts with belt tensioners and belt force limiters (S)
Tridion safety cell (S)
Two pelvis/thorax bags in the backrests of the seats (S)
Tyre pressure monitoring system (S)
Window airbags (S)
12 volt socket with cover (S)
7-inch multi-touch infotainment display (O)
Dashboard Instrument panel (S)
Digital Radio (S)
Instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch TFT colour display (S)
MirrorLink (O)
smart Media-System (O)
Exterior temperature indicator with frost warning (S)
Pre-entry climate control (S)
Front passenger seat with through-loading function (fully folding backrest) (S)
Heated seats (O)
Heated multi-function steering wheel (O)
Height-adjustable steering column (O)
Comfort windscreen wipers with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/wash function (S)
Driver's door mirrors electrically adjustable and heated (S)
Electric windows with convenience feature and obstruction sensor (S)
Heated rear window (S)
Painted door handles (body colour) (S)
Rear window wiper with intermittent wiper control and automatic wipe/washfunction (S)
Solid roof with fabric lining in black (S)
Sun visors for driver and front passenger with vanity mirrors (S)
H4 halogen headlamps with integrated LED daytime driving lights (S)
Headlamp range adjustment, manual (S)
Reading light for driver and front passenger (S)
Third brake light featuring LED technology (S)
Fabric (S)
Leather (O)
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