Comparison between:
- 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
- 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
Model year20162015
MarketNorth America, Europe, South KoreaNorth America, Europe, South Korea
PriceUSD 25,120 (USA, Oct 2015)USD 25,995 (USA, Apr 2015)
USD 27,495 (USA, Jun 2014)

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 (extra charge)
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa (2LT only)
Lime (2LT only)
Electric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa
Lime
Interior colorsElectric Blue
Dark Pewter
Electric Blue
Dark Pewter
Number of doors55
Number of seats44
Length146.5 in
3720 mm
146.5 in
3720 mm
Width64.1 in
1627 mm
64.1 in
1627 mm
Height62.6 in
1590 mm
62.6 in
1590 mm
Wheelbase93.5 in
2375 mm
93.5 in
2375 mm
Front track55.5 in
1410 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear track54.8 in
1391 mm
54.8 in
1391 mm
Front headroom39.4 in
1000 mm
39.4 in
1000 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room50.7 in
1288 mm
50.7 in
1288 mm
Rear shoulder room49.7 in
1263 mm
49.7 in
1263 mm
Front hip room48.0 in
1218 mm
48.0 in
1218 mm
Rear hip room47.5 in
1206 mm
47.5 in
1206 mm
Front legroom42.0 in
1067 mm
42.0 in
1067 mm
Rear legroom35.2 in
893 mm
35.2 in
893 mm
Passenger volume2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
Total volume2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
Trunk volume273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
Maximum trunk volume663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
Curb weight2866.01 lb
1300 kg
2866.01 lb
1300 kg
Drag coefficient0.326 Cd0.326 Cd
Additional informationFront overhang - 790 mm.
Rear overhang - 555 mm.
Front overhang - 790 mm.
Rear overhang - 555 mm.

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerGeneral MotorsGeneral Motors
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Power105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
Torque444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesNormal
Sport
Normal
Sport
Additional informationThe motor is oil-cooled.The 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 60 mph7.20 s7.20 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: 51.0 mi / 82.0 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
EPA, CMB: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 109 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe

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
10.3 m
33.79 ft
Lock-to-lock turns2.82.8

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 ratio3.873.87

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
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)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

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

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
185/55R15
195/55R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerLG ChemLG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity18.4 kWh18.4 kWh
Number of cells192192
Voltage400 V400 V
Weight473.99 lb
215 kg
473.99 lb
215 kg
Volume139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation

Charging type

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

Charging typeDC fast charging, 50 kWDC fast charging, 50 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging port--

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 fast charging, 0:20-0:25

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)
Adjustable 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)
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