Overview: Sprint Drive by Harmon (Mobile Hotspot / Connected Car)

The Sprint Drive is a "Connected Car" device that plugs into a vehicle's OBD-II diagnostic port, automatically creating a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to 8 devices when the ignition is turned on.

The Drive enables telematics for emergency assistance, fleet management, theft, tracking and more. This device plugs into the onboard diagnostic port (OBD-II) of 1996 and newer model year vehicles.

Telematics features are included with plans for this device.

Included in this Guide:


Review & Testing Status

We do not intend to review the Sprint Drive.



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Drive Device

Hardware Specifications
  • Model Number: Drive
  • # of Connected Devices: 8 via WiFi
  • Control Panel and Default Password:
    Device can only be controlled through a paired smartphone app
    Default SSID/Password: Sprint Drive / Sprint@<last 4 digits of IMEI>
  • USB Tethering Support: None - on usable in a vehicle OBD-II port
  • Supported Networks and Bands:
    LTE Bands: 2, 4, 5, 12, 25, 26
  • LTE-Advanced Carrier Aggregation: No
  • MIMO Support: Unknown
  • LTE Performance Category: Unknown
  • Cellular Antenna Ports: None
  • Other Ports: None
  • Wi-Fi Technology / Frequencies: 2.4GHz 802.11n
  • Claimed Battery Life: N/A - unit does not have a battery
  • Can Be Powered Without a  Battery: N/A
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • SIM Card Type: Integrated
  • Retail Price: $120

Drive Cellular Plans

  • We keep info on the plans available on Sprint's Connected Car Device(s) in our Gear Center Entry for Sprint Postpaid Plans.
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