Comparison between:
- 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV
- 2013 FIAT 500e
- 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium
- 2013 Nissan Leaf SL

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV2013 FIAT 500e2015 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium2013 Nissan Leaf SL
Series---ZE0
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV2013 FIAT 500e2015 Volkswagen e-Golf SEL Premium2013 Nissan Leaf SL
Trim--SEL PremiumSL
Model year2014201320152013
MarketNorth America, Europe, South KoreaNorth AmericaNorth America, Europe-
PriceUSD 27,495 (USA, May 2013)---

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsHigh-strength steelSteelSteelSteel
Exterior colorsElectric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite
Summit White
Titanium
Black
Grey
Silver
White Pearl Tri-Coat
Electric Orange Pearl Tri-Coat
Deep Black Pearl Metallic
Urano Gray Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Reflex Silver Metallic
Limestone Grey
Pure White
Pacific Blue
Brilliant Silver
Metallic Slate
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Glacier White
Pearl White
Blue Ocean
Interior colorsElectric Blue
Dark Pewter
Black/Electric Orange
Steam/Electric Orange
Black
Beige
Black
Number of doors5445
Number of seats4455
Length146.5 in
3720 mm
142.4 in
3617 mm
168.1 in
4270 mm
175.0 in
4445 mm
Width64.1 in
1627 mm
64.1 in
1627 mm
70.8 in
1798 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
Width with mirrors--79.8 in
2027 mm
77.4 in
1967 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
60.1 in
1527 mm
57.1 in
1450 mm
61.0 in
1550 mm
Wheelbase93.5 in
2375 mm
90.6 in
2300 mm
103.6 in
2631 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track55.5 in
1410 mm
55.4 in
1407 mm
60.8 in
1544 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
Rear track54.8 in
1391 mm
55.0 in
1397 mm
59.5 in
1511 mm
60.4 in
1534 mm
Clearance--5.0 in
127 mm
6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom39.4 in
1000 mm
38.9 in
989 mm
38.4 in
975 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
35.6 in
903 mm
38.1 in
968 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room50.7 in
1288 mm
49.4 in
1255 mm
55.9 in
1420 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Rear shoulder room49.7 in
1263 mm
46.4 in
1179 mm
53.9 in
1369 mm
52.5 in
1334 mm
Front hip room48.0 in
1218 mm
47.8 in
1215 mm
-51.5 in
1308 mm
Rear hip room47.5 in
1206 mm
42.6 in
1083 mm
-50.0 in
1270 mm
Front legroom42.0 in
1067 mm
40.7 in
1035 mm
41.2 in
1046 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
Rear legroom35.2 in
893 mm
27.6 in
702 mm
35.6 in
904 mm
33.3 in
846 mm
Passenger volume2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
-2647.6 l
93.50 ft3
2.65 m3
2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
Total volume2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
2027.5 l
71.60 ft3
2.03 m3
3293.2 l
116.30 ft3
3.29 m3
3296.0 l
116.40 ft3
3.30 m3
Trunk volume273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
198.2 l
7.00 ft3
0.20 m3
645.6 l
22.80 ft3
0.65 m3
680.0 l
24.01 ft3
0.68 m3
Maximum trunk volume663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
-1492.3 l
52.70 ft3
1.49 m3
850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
Curb weight2967.42 lb
1346 kg
2987.26 lb
1355 kg
3390.71 lb
1538 kg
3340 lb
1515 kg
Payload--930.35 lb
422 kg
853.19 lb
387 kg
GVWR--4321.06 lb
1960 kg
4193.19 lb
1902 kg
Drag coefficient0.326 Cd0.311 Cd0.27 Cd0.28 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-VolkswagenNissan
Model--EEM 85EM61
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFrontFrontFront
Voltage---360 V
Power104 kW
139.5 hp
141.4 ps
83 kW
111.3 hp
112.8 ps
85 kW
114.0 hp
115.6 ps
80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
Maximum power RPM--3000 - 12000 rpm-
Torque542 Nm
55.3 kgm
399.8 ft-lb
200 Nm
20.4 kgm
147.5 ft-lb
270 Nm
27.5 kgm
199.1 ft-lb
254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
-Eco
Eco+
Normal
Eco
Normal
B-mode
Additional informationThe motor is oil-cooled.-Five levels of regenerative braking - D
D1
D2
D3
and B
Eco mode power and torque - 70 kW / 220 Nm
Eco+ mode power and torque - 55 kW / 175 Nm
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Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
85.1 mph
137.0 km/h
87.0 mph
140.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h--10.40 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph7.90 s--9.90 s
Additional information--Eco mode top speed - 140 km/h
Eco mode acceleration 0-100 km/h - 13.1 s
Eco+ mode top speed - 90 km/h
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Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 51.0 mi / 82.0 kmEPA: 87.0 mi / 140.0 kmEPA: 83.0 mi / 133.6 kmNEDC: 124.3 mi / 200.0 km
EPA: 75.0 mi / 120.7 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
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 108 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 116 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 122 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 105 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 116 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 16.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 18.6 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 29 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 115 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 129 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class--A+A

Steering

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

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronicElectronicElectronic
Turning circle10.3 m
33.79 ft
9.54 m
31.30 ft
10.9 m
35.76 ft
10.4 m
34.12 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.83--

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainFront-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.179.593.617.9377
Additional information--Gearbox model - EQ 270-

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)
MacPherson strut
Independent
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Shock absorbers
MacPherson strut
Independent
Coil springs (helical springs)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
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
Independent
Multi-link
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discs-DiscsDiscs
Additional informationBrake rotor diameter front (single piston): 256 mm
Brake rotor diameter rear (single piston): 258 mm
Front rotor size and type - 284 x 22 mm
Rear rotor size and type - 251 x 11 mm
Front discs size - 11.3 x 1.0 in
Rear discs size - 10.7 x 0.4 in
4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-5.5Jx156.5Jx16 ET466.5Jx17 ET45

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres185/55R15
195/55R15
185/55R15205/55R16 91H215/50R17 89H

Battery

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

ManufacturerA123 Systems-Panasonic-SanyoAESC
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity21.3 kWh24 kWh24.2 kWh24 kWh
Number of cells33697264192
Number of modules--2748
Voltage-364 V323 V360 V
Energy density--126 Wh/kg157 Wh/kg
Weight559.97 lb
254 kg
-701.07 lb
318 kg
601.86 lb
273 kg
Volume133.0 l
4.70 ft3
0.13 m3
--485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
Location-Under the floor, middleUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection
Water-based coolant circulation
Passive coolingAir convection (passive)
Minimum ambient temperature----35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature---45 °C
113 °F
Additional informationThe battery uses nanophosphate as the active cathode material in the Li-Ion batteries of A123 Systems.
A liquid thermal management system cools and heats the battery.
Passive and active cooling
Active heating
Optional heat pumpStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery

Charging type

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

Charging typeDC fast charging, 50 kWWallbox, 6.6 kW
DC charging, 40 kW
Standard wall socket, 1.2 kW
Standard wall socket, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 3.6 kW
Wall box, 7.2 kW
CCS fast charging, 40 kW
CCS fast charging, 50 kW
EVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 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 1 CCS1, 6.6 kWOnboard charger, Type 2 CCS2, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 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, 0:20-0:25DC Charging, 0:36
Wallbox, 3:39
CCS fast charging 50 kW, 0:24
CCS fast charging 40 kW, 0:29
Wall box 7.2 kW, 3:11
Wall box 3.6 kW, 6:44-8:00
Standard wall socket 230V, 10:32-13:00
Standard wall socket 110/120V, 20:00
Fast charging station, 0:23-0:29
Portable cable, 3:39-4:00
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00

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 safety and security system (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)
Chevrolet MyLink, USB port, auxiliary input jack (S)
Push-button start (S)
Remote keyless entry (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)
Push-button e-shift with illuminated gear position indication (S)
Wheels with Black/Electric Orange accented inserts (O)
Advanced multi-stage driver and front-passenger air bags (S)
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) (S)
BeltAlert for front seats (S)
Brake Assist (S)
Brake/Park interlock (S)
Constant-force retractors (CFR) (S)
Driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side air bags (pelvic-thorax) (S)
Driver inflatable knee air bag (S)
e-Park prawl (S)
Electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) (S)
Electronic stability control (ESC) (S)
Front and rear side-curtain air bags (S)
Hill-start Assist (HSA) (S)
Intelligent battery sensor (IBS) (S)
LATCH (S)
Occupant restraint controller (ORC) (S)
ParkSense rear park assist system (S)
Reactive head restraints (front seats) (S)
Remote keyless/illuminated entry system (S)
Sentry Key engine immobilizer (S)
Three-point seat belts for all positions (S)
Tire pressure monitor system (S)
Traction control system (TCS) (S)
Vehicle theft security alarm (S)
12-volt power outlet (S)
4.3-inch touch display with TomTom Navigation, BLUE&ME Handsfree (S)
7-inch TFT display (instrument cluster) (S)
AM/FM/CD/MP3/WMA Radio (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Driver selectable Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) with trip computer (S)
Key fob - remote keyless entry with folding shank (S)
6 x premium speakers and a 276W amplifier (S)
SiriusXM Radio (S)
USB Port with iPod control (S)
Automatic temperature control with humidity sensor (S)
Cabin air filtration (S)
50/50 split/fold-down rear seat (S)
Driver's seat with manual height adjuster, easy entry and seatback memory (S)
Heated driver and front-passenger seats (O)
Leather wrapped steering wheel with audio and cruise controls (S)
Steering column with manual tilt (S)
Front power windows with express one-touch down (S)
Front, parallel-action, variable-intermittent wipers (S)
Liftgate mounted spoiler, body color (S)
Rear, variable-intermittent wipers (S)
Rear-window defroster (S)
Sunroof - power with vent and one-touch express open (O)
Tinted glass (S)
Auto-dimming rearview mirror (S)
Electric Orange exterior mirrors (O)
Power adjustable, heated, with driver's side spotter mirror and manual foldaway (S)
Sun visors with vanity mirrors (S)
Bi-halogen projector headlamps (S)
Black accented headlamp, tail lamp and lower turn signal lamps (O)
Chrome lower turn signal lamps (S)
Chromed headlamp bezels (S)
Chromed tail lamp bezels (S)
Daytime-running lamps (DRL) (S)
Halogen fog lamps (S)
LED center high-mounted signal lamp (CHMSL) (S)
Fabric (S)
Leather (O)
Steam/Electric Orange interior colour (O)
Adjustable cargo floor (S)
e-Golf front grille with blue accent (S)
Integrated rear spoiler (S)
3-point safety belts for all seating positions with pretensioners for front seats (S)
Adaptive Cruise Control (S)
Anti-lock Braking System
Anti-Slip Regulation
Automatic Post-Collision Braking System (S)
City Emergency Braking (S)
Driver alertness detection (S)
Driver and front passenger seat belt reminder (S)
Driver-only knee airbag (S)
Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution
Electronic Differential Lock
Electronic speed control (S)
Electronic Stability Control
Engine Braking Assist
Front airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Front and rear park distance control (S)
Front and rear seats belt load limiters (S)
Hydraulic Brake Assist
Immobilizer, anti-theft alarm, central locking (S)
Intelligent Crash Response System
Isofix on rear seats (S)
LATCH (S)
Passenger airbag cut-off switch (S)
Rear seats belt pretensioners (S)
Rearview camera (S)
Side chest airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Side chest airbags for rear seats (S)
Side curtain airbag for front seats (S)
Side curtain airbags for rear seats (S)
Side head airbags for dirver and passenger (S)
Speed assist (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
XDS (Cross Differential System) (S)
2 x 12V power outlets, 1 in front center console, 1 in cargo area (S)
5.8-inch touchscreen radio/navigation system (S)
Bluetooth, MP3, SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
Keyless entry (S)
Keyless start (S)
8 x speakers (S)
VW Car-Net connected services (S)
Climatronic automatic dual-zon A/C (S)
Parking heater/ventilation (S)
6-way partial power-adjustable front seats (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Adjustable lumbar support for driver and front passenger seats (S)
Heated front seats (S)
Leather (S)
Tilte and telescope adjustment (S)
Electrically heated windshield (S)
Heated front washer nozzles (S)
Power windows with one-touch up/down front and rear (S)
Rain sensors (S)
Rear window wiper and washer system (S)
Auto-dimming interior rearview mirror (S)
Power-folding and adjustable side mirrors with turning signal (S)
Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors (S)
Dynamic cornering lights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED reading lights (S)
LED rear lights (S)
Main beam assist (S)
Leather gear knob (S)
Merlin e-grey cloth seats (S)
V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces (S)
Cargo area cover (S)
Photovoltaic solar panel spoiler
Tire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
Around View Monitor (O)
Brake Assist (S)
Child safety rear door locks (S)
Child seat upper tether anchor (S)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) (S)
Energy-absorbing front and rear bumpers (S)
Energy-absorbing steering column (S)
Front and rear assist grips (S)
Front and rear crumple zones (S)
Hill start assist (S)
LATCH (S)
Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (S)
Nissan Vehicle Immobilizer System (S)
Parking brake (manual, foot pedal) (S)
Pretensioners and load limiters on front belts (S)
Side door guard beams (S)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (S)
Traction Control System (TCS) (S)
Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) (S)
Vehicle Security System (VSS) (S)
7-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Bose 7-speaker premium audio system (O)
Cruise control (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
HomeLink Universal Transceiver (S)
Nissan Connection by CARWINGS (S)
Nissan Navigation System with NavTraffic (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
Pandora link for iPhone (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (S)
Heater, AC timer (S)
Hybrid heater system with heat pump (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Front and rear heated seats (S)
3-spoke, heated, leather wrapped (S)
Nissan Intelligent Key (S)
Power door locks w/auto locking system (S)
Power windows (S)
Rear window defroster with timer (S)
Remote charge door release (S)
Variable intermittent windshield wipers (S)
Auto-dimming inside rearview mirror (S)
Heated outside mirrors (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Automatic on/off headlights (S)
Fog lights (S)
LED headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Leather-appointed seating (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information-2013 - 2019 FIAT 500e is produced in Mexico (Toluca).
The Fiat 500e remains unchanged until 2015 when the 2015 Fiat 500e features two new exterior colors and a redesigned center console.
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