27 May '13, 6pm

The Rise of the $200-Per-Month Electric Car

The Rise of the $200-Per-Month Electric Car

Chevy last week announced lease pricing for the 2014 Spark EV, which goes on sale in California and Oregon this summer at a suggested starting price of $27,495 before incentives. Leasing the Spark EV will cost just $199 per month for 36 months (with $999 due at lease). The pricing is part of a recent trend among electric vehicle makers, with both the Nissan LEAF and Fiat 500e also available at the same monthly cost. Fiat and Chevy both require less than $1,000 due at least while Nissan charges $1,999. The Spark has a low-mileage agreement that caps drivers at 12,000 miles per year. (Going over the mileage cap will cost 25 cents per mile.) The low-cost, American-made model of the LEAF is selling well, helping drive Nissan to the front of the EV pack. The Fiat 500e goes on sale in California this month, much to the chagrin of Chrysler Group Chairman Sergio Marchionne, who ha...

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