It’s long overdue, but Canadian retail customers in Ontario, BC and Quebec who are looking to make the jump to fully electric vehicles will soon be able to add the Chevrolet Spark EV to the list of available vehicles for consideration.
Canadian GM dealers finally offer the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV in 2016 to the general public, it was already available for fleet customers since 2 years. And like any self-respecting electric vehicle, the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV will be eligible for government incentives in Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia. At the time of uploading, the retail price of the Chevrolet Spark EV in 2016 has not been announced.
In Canada, the same gas Spark in the top (2LT) trim level starts at $19,170, suggesting that the Spark will hit the market in the high $20k range, which would put it about midway price-wise between the similarly four-seat Mitsubishi i-MiEV and the five-seat Nissan Leaf that starts in the low $30s.
Displaying virtually no difference with the 2015 model available to fleets and which our colleague Miranda was tested recently , the Chevrolet Spark 2016 Electric offers the combined consumption of 2.0 / 100 km city and autonomy / estimated road 131 km unnds to reach 96 km / h (60 mph). Its electric motor powered by a lithium-ion battery is rated at 140 horsepower, whider optimal conditions. The small city also has a couple of impressive 327 lb-ft, which allows him to put only 7.2 secoch is delivered to the front wheels.
The battery of the 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV can be recharged to 80% in as little as 20 minutes with the combined loader, which debuted in the automotive world and has been approved by the SAE.
Definitely, with friendly face, performance and practicality, the Chevrolet Spark EV in 2016 is likely to sell like hot cakes!