Comparison between:
- 2015 Nissan Leaf SV
- 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV

Brand, model, trim, price

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

2015 Nissan Leaf SV2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
SeriesZE0-
2015 Nissan Leaf SV2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
TrimSV-
Model year20152015
Market-North America, Europe, South Korea
Price-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
MaterialsSteelHigh-strength steel
Exterior colorsBrilliant Silver
Gun Metallic
Super Black
Cayenne Red
Glacier White
Pearl White and new MorningSky Blue
Glacier White
Pearl White
Electric Blue
Silver Ice
Black Granite
Summit White
Titanium
Salsa
Lime
Interior colorsBlack
Light Grey
Electric Blue
Dark Pewter
Number of doors55
Number of seats54
Length175.0 in
4445 mm
146.5 in
3720 mm
Width69.7 in
1770 mm
64.1 in
1627 mm
Width with mirrors77.4 in
1967 mm
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Height61.0 in
1550 mm
62.6 in
1590 mm
Wheelbase106.3 in
2700 mm
93.5 in
2375 mm
Front track60.6 in
1539 mm
55.5 in
1410 mm
Rear track60.4 in
1534 mm
54.8 in
1391 mm
Clearance6.3 in
160 mm
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Front headroom41.2 in
1047 mm
39.4 in
1000 mm
Rear headroom37.3 in
948 mm
37.3 in
948 mm
Front shoulder room54.3 in
1379 mm
50.7 in
1288 mm
Rear shoulder room52.5 in
1334 mm
49.7 in
1263 mm
Front hip room51.5 in
1308 mm
48.0 in
1218 mm
Rear hip room50.0 in
1270 mm
47.5 in
1206 mm
Front legroom42.1 in
1069 mm
42.0 in
1067 mm
Rear legroom33.3 in
846 mm
35.2 in
893 mm
Passenger volume2617.0 l
92.42 ft3
2.62 m3
2444.0 l
86.31 ft3
2.44 m3
Total volume3296.0 l
116.40 ft3
3.30 m3
2717.0 l
95.95 ft3
2.72 m3
Trunk volume680.0 l
24.01 ft3
0.68 m3
273.0 l
9.64 ft3
0.27 m3
Maximum trunk volume850.0 l
30.02 ft3
0.85 m3
663.0 l
23.41 ft3
0.66 m3
Curb weight3276.07 lb
1486 kg
2866.01 lb
1300 kg
Payload917.12 lb
416 kg
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GVWR4193.19 lb
1902 kg
-
Drag coefficient0.28 Cd0.326 Cd
Additional information-Front overhang - 790 mm.
Rear overhang - 555 mm.

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

ManufacturerNissanGeneral Motors
ModelEM61-
Electric motor typePermanent magnet synchronousPermanent magnet synchronous
Location of the motorFrontFront
Voltage360 V-
Power80 kW
107.3 hp
108.8 ps
105 kW
140.8 hp
142.8 ps
Torque254 Nm
25.9 kgm
187.3 ft-lb
444 Nm
45.3 kgm
327.5 ft-lb
Regenerative brakingYesYes
Driving modesEco
Normal
B-mode
Normal
Sport
Additional information-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 100 km/h11.30 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph-7.20 s

Driving range

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

Driving rangeEPA: 84.0 mi / 135.2 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, 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: 28 kWh/100 mi
EPA, HWY: 109 MPGe
EPA, CMB: 119 MPGe
EPA, CTY: 128 MPGe

Energy class

Information about the energy class of the electric car.

Energy classA-

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 circle10.4 m
34.12 ft
10.3 m
33.79 ft
Lock-to-lock turns-2.8

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 ratio7.93773.87

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 suspensionTorsion beam (twist beam / torsion bar)
Anti-roll bar (stabilizer link / stabilizer bar)
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 brakesDiscsVentilated discs
Additional information4-wheel power-assisted disc brakesBrake 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.

Rims6.5Jx16 ET40-

Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

Tyres205/55R16 89H185/55R15
195/55R15

Battery

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

ManufacturerAESCLG Chem
Type of rechargeable batteryLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Battery capacity24 kWh18.4 kWh
Number of cells192192
Number of modules48-
Voltage360 V400 V
Energy density157 Wh/kg-
Weight601.86 lb
273 kg
473.99 lb
215 kg
Volume485.0 l
17.13 ft3
0.48 m3
139.0 l
4.91 ft3
0.14 m3
LocationUnder the floor, middle-
CoolingAir convection (passive)Water-based coolant circulation
Minimum ambient temperature-35 °C
-31 °F
-
Maximum ambient temperature45 °C
113 °F
-
Additional informationStacked laminated LiMn2O4 with LiNiO2/Graphite
Battery heater
Auxiliary 12-volt lead-acid battery
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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
DC 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 portOnboard charger, Type 1, 6.6 kW
Quick charge port, Type 4, 50 kW
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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
EVSE cable, 10:26-21:00
DC fast charging, 0:20-0:25

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)
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)
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 (O)
Fog lights (O)
Halogen headlights (S)
LED headlights (O)
LED taillights (S)
Room lamp (S)
Partially recycled cloth seat fabric (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)
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