Comparison between:
- 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
- 2016 Nissan Leaf SV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV2016 Nissan Leaf SV
Series-ZE0
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV2016 Nissan Leaf SV
Trim-SV
Model year20162016
MarketNorth America, Europe, South Korea-
PriceUSD 25,120 (USA, Oct 2015)-

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsHigh-strength steelSteel
Exterior colorsElectric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite (extra charge)
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa (2LT only)
Lime (2LT only)
Brilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Glacier White
Pearl White
Forged Bronze
Coulis Red
Deep Blue Pearl
Interior colorsElectric Blue
Dark Pewter
Black
Light Grey
Number of doors55
Number of seats45
Length146.5 in
3720 mm
175.0 in
4445 mm
Width64.1 in
1627 mm
69.7 in
1770 mm
Width with mirrors-77.4 in
1967 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
61.0 in
1550 mm
Wheelbase93.5 in
2375 mm
106.3 in
2700 mm
Front track55.5 in
1410 mm
60.6 in
1539 mm
Rear track54.8 in
1391 mm
60.4 in
1534 mm
Clearance-6.3 in
160 mm
Front headroom39.4 in
1000 mm
41.2 in
1047 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room50.7 in
1288 mm
54.3 in
1379 mm
Rear shoulder room49.7 in
1263 mm
52.5 in
1334 mm
Front hip room48.0 in
1218 mm
51.5 in
1308 mm
Rear hip room47.5 in
1206 mm
50.0 in
1270 mm
Front legroom42.0 in
1067 mm
42.1 in
1069 mm
Rear legroom35.2 in
893 mm
33.3 in
846 mm
Passenger volume2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
Total volume2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
Trunk volume273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
Maximum trunk volume663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
Curb weight2866.01 lb
1300 kg
3342.21 lb
1516 kg
Payload-985.47 lb
447 kg
GVWR-4327.67 lb
1963 kg
Drag coefficient0.326 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 MotorsNissan
Model-EM57
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage-360 V
Power105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
Torque444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
Eco
Normal
B-mode
Additional informationThe motor is oil-cooled.-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 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 kmEPA: 107.0 mi / 172.2 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, CTY: 17.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 19.1 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30.7 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 112 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 124 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy class-A

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
10.4 m
34.12 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)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio3.877.9377

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
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Rear suspensionSemi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
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 discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsDiscs
Additional informationBrake rotor diameter front (single piston): 256 mm
Brake rotor diameter rear (single piston): 258 mm
4-wheel power-assisted disc brakes

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims-6.5Jx17 ET45

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres185/55R15
195/55R15
215/50R17 90V

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG ChemAESC
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity18.4 kWh30 kWh
Number of cells192192
Number of modules-48
Voltage400 V360 V
Energy density-157 Wh/kg
Weight473.99 lb
215 kg
648.16 lb
294 kg
Volume139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
Location-Under the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationAir convection (passive)
Minimum ambient temperature--35 °C
-31 °F
Maximum ambient temperature-45 °C
113 °F
Additional information-Stacked 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 kWEVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Wall box, 6.6 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
Fast charging station, 50 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, 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, 0:20-0:25Fast charging station, 0:29-0:36
Portable cable, 4:33-5:00
Wall box, 4:33-5:00
EVSE cable, 13:03-26:00

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 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)
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)
RearView Monitor (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 switches (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
HD radio (S)
NissanConnect EV (S)
NissanConnect with Navigation and Mobile Apps (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
6 x Speakers (S)
Streaming audio via Bluetooth (S)
Trip computer (S)
USB port (S)
Automatic Temperature Control (S)
Rear HVAC ducts (S)
Heater, AC timer (S)
Hybrid heater system (heat pump) (S)
4-way manual front passenger seat (S)
6-way manual driver's seat (S)
60/40 folding rear seats (S)
Front 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)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Bio suede PET material (S)
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