The 2014 Spark EV is one of the lowest priced EV's a person can get. If your daily commute is <40 miles or you have access to 120v power at work, then this car can work for you.
It has incredible power (140 hp as compared to the gas version at 85 hp) and it is very fun to drive. Good visibility despite not having a backup camera. Actual range is 80-100 miles. I recommend the DC fast charging option which is not standard. 240v charger will add 10 miles of range per hour. The 120v charger will only add 2 mph at the default setting of 8a, but when adjusted to 12a it adds 5 mph.
The OnStar app has many features unique to electric cars. I use it daily to check the charge and range status.
No more gas stations!
Aimee Davies - San Leandro, CA04/06/2017
I would recommend it for anyone that commutes a short distance. I'm lucky enough to only commute about 30 miles a day total right now. Plus, I have access to free charging at work and at school which is a huge help!
Spark is the right word
JW Robison - Scottsdale, AZ03/18/2017
Easily navigate the city. The DC fast charging adds to the daily range. The price is right on this car.
Brilliant car for the right owner
Gary Aulfinger - Memphis, TN02/26/2017
This is a small, fast, and nimble car that is perfect for zipping around the city. It's inexpensive and fun! Despite its small size, it can seat four reasonably well. Electric cars are smoother and more responsive and this one will not disappoint. Such a value!
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