New for 2014, the Chevrolet Spark EV is the electric variant of the standard Spark. The Spark EV is powered by a 97 kW electric engine that produces 130 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. Boasting a fast charge system, the Spark EV can be brought to 80% capacity in just 20 minutes. With a battery range of 82 miles, equivalent fuel mileage is an estimated 128 mpg city and 109 mpg highway. Features include 15-inch wheels, halogen headlamps, satellite radio, USB port, accented bucket seats, and keyless entry. Safety is comprised of 10 airbags with specifically modified bags intended for small vehicles, hill start assist (HSA), traction control (TCS), and tire pressure monitoring (TPMS). The Spark is backed by a 3-year/36,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
Chevrolet introduces the brand new Spark EV in 2014. The all-electric version of the spark has a range of about 80 miles and is good for a 0-60 time of just 7.6 seconds, making it far from slow. Equipped with a new DC "combo charger" the spark EV is able to charge the batteries up to 80 percent in a scant 20 minutes. Also new for 2014 is a continuously variable transmission, which boosts fuel economy on gasoline engine sparks up to 30 mpg city and 39 mpg on the highway.
Stylish design inside and out; four seats; impressive safety and feature set; sophisticated MyLink connectivity system
The Spark exemplifies a new breed of "minicar" that are starting to become popular as more carmakers think that there is a future for this size car in American cities and urban centers. At about 14 inches shorter than the Chevrolet Sonic subcompact (in hatchback form), the Spark measures up as longer than a Smart Fortwo or Fiat 500, or about the same length as a base Mini Cooper. Fuel economy is excellent (especially in city driving), parking and maneuverability are easier than in nearly any other vehicle and yet the Spark's four seats give it more flexibility than other cars in this class.