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Chevrolet Spark

2017
Chevrolet Spark 2017 4-door hatchback Trim Shown: 2017 1LT 4-door hatchback FWD CVT
With a slightly longer wheelbase and lower roof, the redesigned Spark looks less goofy than the original version. Power comes from a 98-hp, 1.4-liter four-cylinder that delivers leisurely acceleration along with plenty of engine drone. Handling is very responsive, but the overly sensitive steering makes it feel unsettling at speed. The ride is unyieldingly stiff. Inside, the elevated seating position gives the driver a commanding view out. The rear seat, however, is best suited for a backpack. The MyLink infotainment system has a 7-inch color display, making the Spark up-to-date on the connectivity front. Other updates include forward-collision warning and lane-departure warning.
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2016
2016 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Spark 2016 Trim Shown: 2016 LT
Chevrolet's tiny Spark is a four-seat 'city car' that's well equipped with such standard features as a touch-screen infotainment system. But that doesn't make the Spark a good deal. Its dinky 84-hp, 1.2-liter four-cylinder and jerky continuously variable automatic transmission combined to provide slow acceleration and its 32 mpg overall is not impressive for this class. A four-speed automatic available in 2012 was no better, though the standard manual transmission helps. The cabin is cramped and relentlessly noisy, the ride is stiff and jittery. While not exciting to drive, the Spark is maneuverable, easy to park, and boasts a rear seat fit for two adults. An all-electric version is surprisingly fun, giving the Spark plenty of smooth and quiet power, but was only sold in a handful of states.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2016 $11,125 - $11,900 $8,670 - $9,420
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2013-2015
2013 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Spark 2015 Trim Shown: 2015 Base
Chevrolet's tiny Spark is a four-seat city car, which is equipped with a touchscreen infotainment system as standard equipment. Its dinky 84-hp, 1.2-liter four-cylinder and jerky continuously variable automatic transmission combined to provide slow acceleration and its 32 mpg overall is not impressive for this class. A four-speed automatic available in 2012 was no better, though the standard manual transmission helps. The cabin is cramped and relentlessly noisy, the ride is stiff and jittery. On the other hand, the Spark is maneuverable, easy to park, and boasts a rear seat fit for two adults. The Spark's three trim lines have the same powertrains, but different equipment levels, with little need to add more options. The best choice is the 1LT, since it brings vitals such as basic power accessories and cruise control. The stick shift is a better choice than the automatic. Overall, though, we suggest you get a different car instead -- unless you are considering the Spark EV. The electric version is surprisingly fun, giving the Spark plenty of smooth and quiet power, but it was only offered in a handful of states.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2015 $9,625 - $12,125 $7,255 - $9,605
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2014 $8,350 - $10,525 $6,055 - $8,105
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2013 $7,125 - $7,800 $4,860 - $5,510
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2012
2012 Redesign Year
Chevrolet Spark 2012 Trim Shown: 2012
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