The 12 Best Bargain Electric Cars

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#8- 2016 Chevrolet Spark EV

Price: $25,995

Range: 82 miles

Battery Size:19 kWh

Power: 140 HP and 327 lb-ft

This little electric car is a smashing hit and a torquey beast of an electric car.  With a 0-60 MPH time of 7.2 seconds, the Spark EV is comparable to many gas-powered vehicles in terms of acceleration. Needless to say, city driving is a breeze. Built on an economy car chassis and body style, the Spark EV received some much-needed upgrades and was totally redesigned for 2016.

Outside, the Spark EV remains unchanged from 2015, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t any less attractive or undesirable. Large headlights and a cleaned up front end present a respectable first impression for a small electric car. Aero refinements, different wheels and tires as well as active shutter grills up front set this Spark apart from other Sparks.Its small size does lend well to tight driving situations thanks to a tidy wheelbase.

There’s seating for four and while the interior is clearly economy spec, there’s plenty of technology to be had to make up for any interior misgivings. And with 9.6 cubic feet of cargo room, there’s just enough for a couple of bags for a short getaway. With 10 airbags and a super-stiff structure, you’ll have peace of mind driving around as well.

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