At a Glance: 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Chev has overcome its small car problems by building not only one, but two models that folks really want — the compact Cruze and the subcompact Sonic. Shortly, an even smaller car, the Spark, will sign up for the Chevrolet line which represents the first minicar sold by the bow-tie brand in the United Says. When it moves on deal later this year it can carry a starting price of just $12, 995, about as low as you can go for a fresh car these days and nights. 2017 chevrolet sonic

Small Autos

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark represents a gamble for parent Basic Motors. This model comes in markets where small cars are embraced, in the U. S. only three other models sit on the minicar segment: Scion’s iQ, Fiat’s 500 and the Smart Fortwo. Certainly, the ForTwo got the category made its debut in 2008 when this model proceeded sales followed by the Fusca in 2011 and the Scion in 2012. Sole a few thousand models are sold each month, but GM is depending on its low, low price and high gas prices to help induce interest in this small four seater. 1

The starting price for the Chevy Spark includes its vacation spot charge. This vehicle is offered in three cut levels — LS, 1LT and 2LT. The LS offers such standard amenities as air-conditioning, power house windows, a rear window wiper, an auxiliary input plug and a vacation computer. This kind of model comes equipped with all-season tires, 15-inch blend wheels, 10 airbags and OnStar.

Spark 1LT and 2LT packages bring in a telematic suite, Wireless connectivity and power door locks with remote key less entry. Top of the line models offer haze lamps and special body treatments including chrome variations and paint enhancements. The top price for the Spark comes in at $15, 795 or about comparable to the beginning price of some compact autos.

Powertrain Possibilities

Powering the Chevy Spark is a 1. 2-liter four tube engine, the smallest GENERAL MOTORS engine sold in the U. S. This 85-horsepower engine is paired with a 5-speed manual transmitting or an optional 4-speed computerized transmission. The electric motor engine heater block and an unique paint treatment are the only options available in the surprisingly well-appointed five-door hatchback.

The Ignite rides on a 93. 5-inch wheelbase and is 144. 7 inches long, 62. 9 inches extensive and 61. 0 inches wide tall. Chevrolet makes good use of space, by offering 86. 3 cu feet of passenger amount. It also has the major cargo space of any vehicle in the class, coming in at 11. 4 cubic toes behind the rear couch and 31. 2 cu feet when the trunk area seat is folded down.

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