I am a new Spark EV owner (2015, 30,000). I have read a few of the postings by owners complaining of short range due to temperature conditions and I have to agree with them. I will say that at this time I do enjoy the car and I am quite happy with it, however, my circumstances appear quite different than other owners. I do not use the car as a daily driver, and when I do drive the distance is from 3 to 20 miles. I only charge the car maybe once per week, although, because of infrequent driving the auxiliary battery drained out and I had to replace that one. This is my first Electric car, so it is a learning experience for me. I like the quickness and torque the motor provides, so it is fun to drive. It is cheap to own, for now, and it serves my driving needs, all-in-all, a good EV beginner car.