Comparison between:
- 2016 Nissan Leaf S
- 2016 Tesla Model S 60 RWD Gen 2
- 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
- 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2016 Nissan Leaf S2016 Tesla Model S 60 RWD Gen 22016 Chevrolet Spark EV2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
SeriesZE0---
2016 Nissan Leaf S2016 Tesla Model S 60 RWD Gen 22016 Chevrolet Spark EV2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV
TrimS60 RWD Gen 2--
Model year2016201620162017
Market-North America, EuropeNorth America, Europe, South KoreaNorth America
Price--USD 25,120 (USA, Oct 2015)USD 37,495 (USA, Sep 2016)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

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

Body styleHatchbackSedanHatchbackHatchback
MaterialsSteelAluminium
high-strength boron steel
High-strength steelSteel
Aluminium
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Glacier White
Pearl White
Forged Bronze
Coulis Red
Deep Blue Pearl
Solid Black
Solid White (discontinued in October 2016)
Titanium Silver Metallic (Discontinued in October 2016)
Midnight Silver Metallic
Obsidian Black Metallic
Deep Blue Metallic
Pearl White Multi-Coat
Red Multi-Coat
Silver Metallic
Electric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite (extra charge)
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa (2LT only)
Lime (2LT only)
Arctic Blue Metallic
Cajun Red Tintcoat
Kinetic Blue Metallic
Mosaic Black Metallic
Nightfall Grey Metallic
Orange Burst Metallic
Summit White
Silver Ice Metallic
Interior colorsBlackBlack
Grey
Tan
Electric Blue
Dark Pewter
Dark Galvanized with Sky Cool Gray accents
Dark Galvanized Grey
Light Ash Gray seats with Ceramic White accents
Number of doors5455
Number of seats5545
Length175.0 in
4445 mm
196.0 in
4978 mm
146.5 in
3720 mm
164.0 in
4166 mm
Width69.7 in
1770 mm
77.3 in
1963 mm
64.1 in
1627 mm
69.5 in
1765 mm
Width with mirrors77.4 in
1967 mm
86.2 in
2189 mm
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Width with folded mirrors-77.3 in
1963 mm
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Height61.0 in
1550 mm
56.9 in
1445 mm
62.6 in
1590 mm
62.8 in
1594 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
116.5 in
2960 mm
93.5 in
2375 mm
102.4 in
2601 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
65.4 in
1661 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Rear track60.4 in
1534 mm
66.9 in
1699 mm
54.8 in
1391 mm
59.1 in
1501 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
5.5 in
140 mm
-6.0 in
152 mm
Minimum clearance-4.6 in
117 mm
--
Maximum clearance-6.3 in
160 mm
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Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
38.8 in
986 mm
39.4 in
1000 mm
39.7 in
1008 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
35.3 in
897 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
37.9 in
963 mm
Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
57.7 in
1466 mm
50.7 in
1288 mm
54.6 in
1387 mm
Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
55.0 in
1397 mm
49.7 in
1263 mm
52.8 in
1341 mm
Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
55.0 in
1397 mm
48.0 in
1218 mm
51.6 in
1311 mm
Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
54.7 in
1389 mm
47.5 in
1206 mm
50.8 in
1290 mm
Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
42.7 in
1085 mm
42.0 in
1067 mm
41.6 in
1057 mm
Rear legroom33.3 in
846 mm
35.4 in
899 mm
35.2 in
893 mm
36.5 in
927 mm
Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
-2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
2673.0 l
94.40 ft3
2.67 m3
Total volume3285.0 l
116.01 ft3
3.29 m3
-2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
3152.0 l
111.31 ft3
3.15 m3
Trunk volume668.0 l
23.59 ft3
0.67 m3
744.7 l
26.30 ft3
0.74 m3
273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
479.0 l
16.92 ft3
0.48 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
1645.2 l
58.10 ft3
1.65 m3
663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
1603.0 l
56.61 ft3
1.60 m3
Secondary trunk volume-59.5 l
2.10 ft3
0.06 m3
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Curb weight3256.23 lb
1477 kg
4468.77 lb
2027 kg
2866.01 lb
1300 kg
3582.51 lb
1625 kg
Payload1020.74 lb
463 kg
1263.25 lb
573 kg
-930.35 lb
422 kg
GVWR4276.97 lb
1940 kg
5709.97 lb
2590 kg
-4512.86 lb
2047 kg
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.24 Cd0.326 Cd0.308 Cd
Additional information-Optional rear-facing child seat available (seats up to two children)
The single value ground clearance is valid for single motor vehicles with Coil Suspension
The ground clearance range is valid for vehicles with Air Suspension
Front overhang - 790 mm.
Rear overhang - 555 mm.
Overhang front / rear - 836 mm / 730 mm

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanTeslaGeneral Motors-
ModelEM57---
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousAC induction/asynchronousPermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontRearFrontFront
Voltage360 V320 V--
Power80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
285 kW
382.2 hp
387.5 ps
105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
150 kW
201.2 hp
203.9 ps
Maximum power RPM-6850 rpm--
Torque254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
440 Nm
44.9 kgm
324.5 ft-lb
444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
360 Nm
36.7 kgm
265.5 ft-lb
Maximum torque RPM-5800 rpm--
Regenerative brakingYesYesYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
-Normal
Sport
Normal
Sport
Drive
Low
Additional information-3-phase 4-pole AC induction motor with a copper rotor
Liquid cooled with variable frequency drive
The motor is oil-cooled.-

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
129.9 mph
209.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
90.1 mph
145.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h11.50 s5.70 s--
Acceleration from 80 to 120 km/h---4.50 s
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-5.50 s7.20 s6.90 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 84.0 mi / 135.2 kmNEDC: 233.0 mi / 375.0 km
EPA: 210.0 mi / 338.0 km
EPA: 51.0 mi / 82.0 kmEPA: 238.0 mi / 383.0 km

Energy efficiency

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

Energy efficiencyEPA, CTY: 17 kWh/100 km
EPA, CMB: 18.7 kWh/100 km
EPA, HWY: 21.2 kWh/100 km
EPA, CTY: 27.3 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CMB: 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 114 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 126 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 34 kWh/100 mi
EPA, CTY: 98 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 99 MPGe
EPA, HWY: 101 MPGe
EPA, 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: 110 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classAA--

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 circle10.4 m
34.12 ft
12.4 m
40.68 ft
10.3 m
33.79 ft
10.8 m
35.43 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.452.82.91

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)Rear-wheel drive (RWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)Front-wheel drive (FWD)
Axle ratio7.93779.733.877.05

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
Double wishbone
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Independent
MacPherson strut
Coil springs (helical springs)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
MacPherson strut
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Rear suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Independent
Multi-link
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
Smart Air Suspension (optional)
Telescopic shock absorbers
Semi-independent
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Coil springs (helical springs)
Torsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Shock absorbers
Semi-independent

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesDiscsVentilated discsVentilated discsDiscs
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakesFront brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 355 mm x 32 mm ventilated rotor
Rear brakes: Aluminium 4 piston fixed calliper with 365 mm x 28 mm ventilated rotor
Brake rotor diameter front (single piston): 256 mm
Brake rotor diameter rear (single piston): 258 mm
Front brake rotor diameter: 276 mm / 11 in
Rear brake rotor diamete: 264 mm / 10 in

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET408Jx19 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
8.5Jx21 ET40
-6.5Jx17
6.5Jx17

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H245/35R21 96Y
245/45R19 98V
185/55R15
195/55R15
215/50R17 H

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCPanasonicLG ChemLG Chem
Model-NCR18650A--
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24 kWh60 kWh18.4 kWh60 kWh
Number of cells1925880192288
Number of modules4814-10
Voltage360 V302 V400 V350 V
Energy density157 Wh/kg--230 Wh/kg
Weight601.86 lb
273 kg
-473.99 lb
215 kg
961.22 lb
436 kg
Volume485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
-139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
285.0 l
10.06 ft3
0.28 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle-Under the floor, middle
CoolingAir convection (passive)Water-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-30 °C
-22 °F
--
Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
60 °C
140 °F
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Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
The second generation of Model S 60 RWD uses a 75 kWh battery that's software limited to 60 kWh-With active thermal conditioning
Cell height - 3.9 in
Cell width - 13.1 in
96s3p format

Charging type

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

Charging typeEVSE cable, 2.3 kW
Portable cable, 7.4 kW
NEMA 5-15, 1.44 kW
SAE J1772 Adapter, 5.76 kW
NEMA 14-50, 9.6 kW
Wall Connector, 11.5 kW
Supercharger, 120 kW
DC fast charging, 50 kWHousehold charging, 1.44 kW
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 3.84 kW
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 7.68 kW
DC fast charging, 80 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

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

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1, 3.6 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
Onboard charger, Type 2, 11 kW
Onboard charger, Tesla, 11.5 kW
-Optional onboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 7.2 kW
Onboard charger, Type 1, 7.2 kW

Charging time

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

Charging timeFast charging station, 0:23-0:29
Portable cable, 3:39-4:00
Portable cable, 6:40-8:00
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00
Supercharger, 0:24
SAE J1772 Adapter, 3:08-10:25
Wall Connector, 5:13
NEMA 14-50, 6:15
NEMA 5-15, 41:40
DC fast charging, 0:20-0:25DC fast charging, 0:36-0:45
Wallbox 7.68 kW, 8:20-9:30
Wallbox 3.84 kW, 15:38-19:00
Household charging, 41:40-50:00

Additional features

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

Additional featuresTire repair kit (S)
3-point ALR/ELR seat belts (S)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) (S)
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)
5-inch color LCD display (S)
AM/FM/CD with MP3/WMA CD (S)
Auxiliary input jack (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Cruise control switches (S)
Digital meter cluster (S)
Hands-free Text Messaging Assistant (S)
NissanConnect with Mobile Apps (S)
Palm-shift drive selector (S)
SiriusXM Satellite Radio (S)
4 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)
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 (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)
Heated outside mirrors (S)
Power remote-controlled outside mirrors (S)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Cloth (S)
2 x activated carbon air purification filters (O)
Automatic keyless entry (S)
Carbon fibre spoiler (O)
Center armrest with two cup holders (S)
Front sun visors with mirrors (S)
Fully trimmed frunk and rear cargo area with keyless open (S)
Glove compartment (S)
HEPA filter system with Bioweapon Defense Mode (O)
Integrated Center Console (O)
Micro-filter ventilation system with replaceable filters (S)
Open center console storage area (S)
Parcel shelf (S)
Red Brake Calipers (O)
3-point front seats safety belts with pretentioners, load limiters, lap anchor pretensioners (S)
3-point second row safety belts for all seats (S)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) (S)
Advanced side curtain air bags (S)
Anti-theft alarm and immobilizer system (S)
Automatic emergency braking (S)
Blind spot warning system (S)
Crash sensor for high voltage disconnect (S)
Driver and front passenger knee air bags (S)
Driver and front passenger seat sensors (S)
Driver and front passenger seat side air bags (S)
Driver and passenger front air bags (S)
Driver seat position sensor (S)
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (S)
3 x forward looking cameras (O)
Forward looking radar hidden near the Tesla front logo (O)
2 x forward looking side cameras (O)
Front and rear parking sensors (S)
Front row acoustic safety belt warning (S)
Integrated Advanced Stability Control (S)
Interior, emergency manual release mechanism for all doors, frunk and rear cargo area (S)
Lane depart sensors (S)
Lane keeping with automatic steering (O)
Parallel and perendicular self-parking (O)
Rear door child safety locks (S)
1 x rearward looking camera (O)
2 x rearward looking side cameras (O)
Rollover crash sensor (S)
Speed assist (O)
Three second row LATCH attchments (S)
Tire pressure monitoring system (S)
Traffic aware cruise control (TACC) (O)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (wider range) (O)
Ventilated front seats (O)
12V power outlet (S)
17-inch capacitive touchscreen (S)
AM/FM/HD radio (S)
Bluetooth (S)
Dual-front USB ports (S)
Flash memory storage (S)
High-definition back-up camera (O)
Homelink with auto open/close of garage door/gate (S)
Maps and Navigation with real-time traffic updates (S)
Satellite radio ready (S)
7 x speakers, 200-watt stereo system (S)
12 x speakers, 580-watt Dolby Pro Logic IIx 7.1 surround sound (O)
Standard-definition back-up camera (S)
Streaming audio (S)
Wi-Fi ready (S)
Wireless connectivity (capability) (O)
Automatic dual-zone climate control (S)
60/40 split fold-down rear seatback (S)
Built-in rear-facing child seats (O)
Driver seat detection sensor for start-stop functionality (S)
Heated eight-way power front seats with four-way power lumbar (S)
Heated front and rear seats (O)
Next Gen seats (O)
3-spoke multi-function steering wheel with tactile controls (S)
Active panoramic roof (O)
Auto present door handles (O)
Black or body coloured aluminum roof (S)
Flush-mounted door handles (S)
Frameless, tempered safety glass front windows (S)
Lighted door handles (O)
Manual rear liftgate (S)
Metal interior door handles (S)
Power rear liftgate (O)
Power windows with one-touch up/down (S)
Rain-sensing, adjustable-speed windshield wipers (S)
Solar-absorbing, laminated safety glass rear window with defroster (S)
Solid glass roof (O)
UV and infrared blocking safety glass windshield (S)
Auto-dimming mirrors (O)
Power-folding and heated side mirrors (S)
3-position LED turning headlights (O)
Automatic high/low beam headlights (O)
Bi-functional automatic halogen headlights (S)
Bi-functional high intensity Xenon headlamps (O)
Convenienve lighting (O)
Fascia-mounted rear reflex reflectors (S)
Feature backlit, turn side-repeator lamps (S)
Front LED map lights (S)
High-mounted LED stop lamp (S)
LED cornering lights (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED front and rear side-marker lights (S)
LED front fog lamps (O)
LED rear taillights (S)
Liftgate mounted LED tail and LED back up lamps (S)
Park lights (S)
Steering-activated LED cornering lights (O)
Carbon fibre accents (O)
Cloth and synthetic leather materials (S)
Dark ash wood decor (S)
Figured ash wood decor (O)
Gloss wood trim (O)
Matte Obeche wood trim (O)
Piano black decor accents (S)
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)
Cargo cover (S)
Dual-port grille (Dark Silver or Black) (S)
EV Navigation Mapping (S)
Tailgate-mounted rear spoiler (S)
Two front cupholders (S)
Blind Spot Alert (O)
Cross-Traffic Alert (O)
Drag control (S)
Dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger (S)
Electric Parking Brake (S)
Electronic brake force distribution (S)
Four-channel ABS (S)
GM Electronic Precision Shift (EPS) shifter (S)
Head curtain side-impact, front and rear outboard seating positions (S)
Knee for driver and front passenger (S)
Lane Departure Warning System (O)
LATCH system (S)
Overtaking Sensor (O)
Parking assist (S)
Parking Assistance (O)
Pedestrian Safety Signal (S)
Rear doors child locks (S)
Side blind zone alert with lane change alert (S)
StabiliTrak (S)
Surround Vision (O)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted for side-front outboard seating positions (S)
Thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-rear outboard seating positions (S)
Traction control system (S)
10.2-inch touchscreen with MyLink infotainment system (S)
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support (S)
Bose premium 7-speaker system (O)
Driver Information Center with an 8-inch multi-color graphic display (S)
Keyless open and push-button start (S)
OnStar with 4G LTE and Wi-Fi for up to 7 devices (S)
SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite radio (S)
2 x USB charging-only ports for rear passengers (S)
Wireless Charging for compatible smartphones (O)
60/40 split folding for rear seats (S)
Front passenger seatback map pocket (S)
Heated front seats (O)
Heated outbound rear seats (S)
Rear armrest with two cupholders (S)
Leather-trimmed steering wheel (O)
Manually heated steering wheel (O)
Steering Wheel Adjustment (S)
Intermittent windshield and rear window wiper (S)
Power front windows (S)
Rear window electric defogger (S)
Automatic rearview mirror (O)
Digital rearview mirror using a rear-facing camera (O)
Heated side mirrors (S)
Power-adjustable side mirrors (S)
Sun visors with sliding vanity mirrors (S)
HID projector beam headlights (S)
Incandescent cargo lamp (S)
LED daytime running lights (S)
LED dome lights (S)
LED taillamps (S)
Deluxe cloth (S)
Perforated leather (S)

Additional information

Additional information about this electric vehicle.

Additional information---Built on the GM BEV2 platform.
 2016 Nissan Leaf S2016 Tesla Model S 60 RWD Gen 22016 Chevrolet Spark EV2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV