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2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Review, Specs

2014 Spark EV Hatchback Review, — In this time, the of electric vehicles is mushrooming and the Chevrolet Spark EV Hatchback is one of example. Why. The compromises to liberate yourself from are becoming a lot easier to swallow.

The version from Chevy s Spark that mixes a car performance and driving dynamics a high-utility hatchback package, and of all at a price that makes it affordable to get into a full car.

Beside from practical considerations, the 2014 Spark EV is in many measures a car than its gasoline counterpart. The EV accelerates more quickly and handles the pace of urban As we found in other review, car has a good rating if viewed the range of prices offered.

Body Styles, Trim and Price

The 2014 Chevrolet EV is an subcompact all-electric four-door with seating for four. are two trim levels, 1LT and 2LT, differentiated only by minor in interior trim.


2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 1LT $26,685) comes with equipment that includes alloy wheels, keyless EV-specific aerodynamic bodywork, control, power accessories, heated front seats, a driver seat, a tilt wheel with audio and controls, Chevrolet s MyLink with a 7-inch touchscreen, app integration, an AM/FM six-speaker system, Siri Eyes voice-recognition capability, Bluetooth and audio connectivity, OnStar USB and auxiliary inputs, satellite and a 60/40-split-folding rear seat.

Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT (MSRP trim adds leatherette vinyl upholstery and a leather-wrapped wheel. A DC quick-charger is optional for any EV. Connected to the proper power the DC quick-charger can recharge the Spark EV s to 80 percent of capacity in 20 minutes.

Engine and Safety Features

The Chevrolet Spark EV is an electric powered by a 105-kilowatt electric produces 140 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of Power for the motor comes a rechargeable lithium-ion battery with 21 kilowatt-hours of capacity. It the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV hours to recharge at 240 volts, is considerably longer than similarly priced EVs. If you re able to plug into a outlet, the charging process take as long as 20 hours.

An SAE combo charger promises turnaround times (up to 80 percent in 20 minutes) but only if you have access to a faster DC charger.

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV EPA at 82 miles of driving range on the city/highway driving cycle. is on par with the Honda Fit EV and surpasses the estimates on the Nissan Leaf and Electric. The EPA also rates Chevrolet Spark EV energy at 28 kWh used per 100 miles, which is more frugal than rivals.

This translates MPGe figures of 119 mpg combined city/109 highway).

In performances a Spark EV made the dash to 60 mph in 7.5 an excellent time for a subcompact By comparison, a conventional gasoline-engine with an automatic transmission 12.2 seconds to hit 60 mph, an Nissan Leaf required seconds.

Standard safety features for Chevrolet Spark EV include disc brakes, front-seat airbags, side curtain traction and stability control, side airbags and front-seat airbags. Six months of OnStar is standard and includes on-demand assistance, automatic crash stolen vehicle assistance, door unlocking and turn-by-turn

In brake testing, the Spark EV from 60 mph in 122 feet, which is an distance for an electric car, as typically weigh considerably than similarly sized cars.

Chevrolet Spark EV Electric Cars

2014 Chevrolet EV Hatchback Rear Side

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV Interior

2014 Chevrolet EV Interior

The minimalist design of the Chevrolet Spark EV interior isn t a bit but there a refreshing simplicity to the simple lines, the instrument looks like motorcycle and the central touchscreen.

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV are altered from the conventional in order to better provide the unique to electric propulsion: graphics keep you up to speed on the pack s state of charge and driving range. The standard touchscreen infotainment system intuitive menus and sharp It also boasts strong app integration, including text translation, Internet radio, commands and the available of navigation.

like a lot of similar systems, it s not with all smartphones, and the screen fails to register touch which can be frustrating.

The front are comfortable enough for the distance you re to travel in one sitting and the only negative is the lack of a telescoping wheel. Those in the two-passenger seat also enjoy a amount of headroom, but there isn t an of leg and hiproom. The rear seatbacks a 60/40 split, but because of packaging constraints, the seats don t fully flat.

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV 9.6 cubic feet of cargo behind the rear seats, and them will increase cubic feet of capacity.

Chevrolet Spark EV Hatchback

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