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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
1LT FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$16,248
50 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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2018 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$29,120

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
1LT FWD
John Goreham Preview:

The Chevrolet Spark EV has accomplished amazing things. GM’s only fully electric vehicle, this Korean-built micro-EV was launched in 2013 in California and Oregon, picking up where the...

2018 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback
Nicole Wakelin Preview:

The 2018 Ford Focus Electric, a limited production version of the Focus, remains unchanged from the prior model year. The hatchback-only model is available in the following states: ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
1LT FWD
80
Nyrdz writes:
Better and cheaper than any other EV. Really the only EV that makes economic sense.
10
Guru9ZP51J writes:
literally the closest u can get to a tesla level of performance under 20k on the used market (as of late 20020...
Power Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV worse.
"the spark feels like a performance car. the leaf feels like a higher performance family car. "
Looks/Style Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV worse.
"the leaf is cute, but spark is objectively much funner and cuter looking 😊"
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV better.
"more legroom, more comfortable "
Back Seats Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV better.
"the leaf seats 3 in the back. the spark only seats 4. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV better.
"the leaf has tons more cargo space "
Family Car Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV better.
"more cargo volume, better range, more comfortable interior "
Value Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV worse.
"given how cheap the sparks ev are, and their level of performance compared w/ the leaf, the spark offers way more value for me "
Would Buy Ranked 2016 Nissan LEAF SV worse.
"overall, the spark EV has better performance, cuter looks, Significantly more robust battery management, which means the battery should last much longer without losing a significant amount of capacity (ie driving range). but most importantly to me the spark is a much better drivers car than the leaf. Since I am interested in cars that are fun to drive and are powered by electrons, on the used market the spark is one of the best deals and for me offers much more value than the first generation leaf. but they’re both awesome cars!"
2018 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback
No User Reviews

Specs

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
1LT FWD
2018 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback
Powertrain 1-Speed Dual Clutch 1-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
127 MPG
118 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
109 MPG
96 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- --
Engine
Fuel Type
Electric
Electric
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 35.2 in 33.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 9.6 cu ft 14.2 cu ft
Exterior
Length 146.5 in 172.9 in
Width 64 in 80.5 in
Height 62.6 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 93.5 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2016 Chevrolet Spark EV
1LT FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Granite
  • Electric Blue
  • Lime
  • Salsa
  • Silver Ice
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Charging, Fast Provisions
2018 Ford Focus Electric
Hatchback

Exterior Colors

  • 3-Coat White Platinum Metallic
  • Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Outrageous Green Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Light Stone, Leather-Trimmed Bucket Seats

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