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.
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Review & Testing Status
We do not intend to review the Sprint Drive.
- 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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Sprint's Connected Car OBD-II Device