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My favorite page is the Maintenance Schedule table on page 11-5. As someone who has serviced gas engine vehicles since 1964, this table show how little maintenance is really needed. But it still has a gas engine to check.

Now here is the 2014 Chevy Spark EV Owner Manual:
https://www.chevrolet.com/content/dam/Chevrolet/northamerica/usa/nscwebsite/en/Home/Ownership/Manuals and Videos/02_pdf/2k14spark_ev.pdf

And if you compare the same table on page 11-4 of this document with the Cadillac ELR (or the same for the Chevy Volt), you now see the the Spark EV is the simplest. This is the greatest benefit of electric vehicles - low maintenance cost!
 

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Maintenance cost.

Misconception is that Volt will have higher maintenance cost due to dual power system. But since the gas motor is only used 1/3 of the time or so, maintenance is negligible. After 30,000 miles and 3 years my total is 40 bucks for oil change and tire rotation! Most under appreciated and misunderstood vehicle in history.
 

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My favorite page is the Maintenance Schedule table on page 11-5. As someone who has serviced gas engine vehicles since 1964, this table show how little maintenance is really needed. But it still has a gas engine to check.

Now here is the 2014 Chevy Spark EV Owner Manual:
https://www.chevrolet.com/content/dam/Chevrolet/northamerica/usa/nscwebsite/en/Home/Ownership/Manuals and Videos/02_pdf/2k14spark_ev.pdf

And if you compare the same table on page 11-4 of this document with the Cadillac ELR (or the same for the Chevy Volt), you now see the the Spark EV is the simplest. This is the greatest benefit of electric vehicles - low maintenance cost!
Any idea why the Spark requires brake fluid changes every 30,000 miles? page 11-4 (314).
 
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