The 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV is all-electric subcompact four-door hatchback with seating for four. There are 2 trim levels, 1LT and 2LT, differentiated only by small improvements in the interior trim. Standard equipment for the 1LT 15-inch wheels includes alloy, precision-EV aerodynamics, keyless ignition and entry, cruise control, air conditioning, electrical accessories, adjustable seat height, remote start, heated front seats, a 60/40-split folding rear bench seat, height-adjustable steering and a single. Electronic has a 7-inch touch screen, the OnStar telematics, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity, integration smartphone app, Siri Eyes Free speech recognition capability and a sound system six speakers satellite radio, an audio auxiliary jack and USB / iPod interface.
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV Features
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV 2LT trim adds premium vinyl upholstery leatherette. A DC quick charger is optional for all Spark EV. Connected to the appropriate power source, a spark EV are equipped with this option, the batteries can be 80 percent capacity in 20 minutes, recharge, Chevy says.
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV Interior
The interior of the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV is minimalist at best, but it is refreshingly simple with clean lines of the dashboard, the instrument cluster motorcycle-like and the large central touch screen. Simple graphics will inform you of the battery level to keep and remaining driving range: units of Spark EV is changed from providing better data specially for classic electric drive sparks. The MyLink infotainment touchscreen system of standard features crisp graphics and intuitive menus. It also features strong integration smartphone app, including Internet radio, SMS, voice commands and navigation translate available. But how many similar systems, the screen will sometimes not touch input, which can be frustrating, you may register here.
Thanks to the large roof Spark, there is a general impression of spaciousness, especially the front. The front seats are comfortable enough for the distance you travel in the position, in a meeting, and the only drawback is the lack of a telescoping steering wheel.
The two passengers in the back seat and a refreshing amount of leeway, but there is not an abundance of legs and hiproom. The backs of the rear seats offer 60/40, but because the battery package limitations do not fold completely flat seats. The Spark EV offers 9.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats, fold and offers 23.4 cubic feet of capacity, down from 31.2 in the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV.
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV Engine
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV is an electric vehicle with an electric motor of 105 kW (140 hp and 327 Nm torque). Motor Power comes from a lithium-ion battery from 18.4 kWh. It takes the spark EV seven hours at 240 volts, which is considerably longer to charge than other similarly priced electric vehicles. If you are able to connect, in a 110-volt outlet only the process could take as long as 20 hours. An SAE combo charger option promises faster processing times (up to 80 percent charge in 20 minutes and a full charge in 45 minutes), but only if you have an easy access to a DC fast charger.
The EPA estimates that spark EV 2016 for driving 82 miles on the combined cycle city / highway. This is just a few miles shy of the range of estimates on the 500. Fiat and Nissan Leaf. EPA also evaluates the energy consumption of the spark EV to 28 kWh per 100 miles used (more kWh number here, the better), which is slightly more economical than most competitors. Its recently tested a spark EV 2014 and it accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds faster against Chevrolet estimate of 7.2 seconds.
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV Safety
Standard safety features for the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV include antilock disc brakes, side airbags in the front seats, side curtain airbags, integrated into the rear seat and front seat knee airbags side airbags. OnStar services include roadside assistance, automatic crash notification, remote door unlock and support of the stolen vehicle. In testing, 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV of 60 hours in 122 feet, which is shorter than the average distance for an electric vehicle is stopped.