2013 Chevrolet Spark Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$12,185-$16,010
$11,819-$15,370
30 /CITY / 37 /HWY
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What's New for 2013:

  • Mini-compact car model slotting in under sub-compact Sonic
  • 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • 4-passenger seating capacity
  • 5-door hatchback body style

Exterior Features
The 2013 Chevy Spark is a mini-compact 5-door hatchback available in LS, 1LT and 2LT trim levels. Standard is a set of 15-inch aluminum wheels, and Chevrolet says the new Spark offers a \"choice of vibrant colors ... for those who live out loud.\" Those colors include Salsa, Jalapeno, Denim, Lemonade, and Hot Pink.

Interior Features
Chevy says the Spark is larger inside than other mini cars on the U.S. market. With the rear seats folded, the Spark offers 11.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat and 31.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seat folded. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, power windows, tilt steering wheel, stereo with auxiliary audio input jack, and Ice Blue ambient lighting.

Optional Features
Standard on LT trim levels is Chevrolet's MyLink infotainment system that includes a color touch-screen radio, Bluetooth streaming audio with Pandora and Stitcher apps, voice-recognition technology, 3 months of free satellite radio, and an available navigation app with Google Local Search.

Additionally, the Spark 1LT trim includes cruise control, steering wheel controls for audio and phone, USB port, satellite radio, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power side mirrors, floor mats, and an outside temperature display. The top-of-the-line Spark 2LT trim is equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leatherette seating, heated front seats, fog lights, and upgraded exterior trim.

Under the Hood
A 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine creating 83 horsepower is installed in the new Chevy Spark, driving the front wheels through either a standard 5-speed manual gearbox or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. The Spark weighs 2,237 pounds with a manual transmission, and 2,269 pounds with an automatic transmission.

Fuel Economy
As this overview was written, the EPA had not finalized fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Spark.

Safety
The 2013 Chevy Spark comes standard with 10 air bags, traction and stability control, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, hill-start assist, and 6 months of free OnStar service with Automatic Crash Response that automatically puts the Spark's occupants in touch with a live operator in the event of an air bag deployment. Even if nobody inside the vehicle can respond to the operator, emergency personnel can be sent directly to the car's location to speed rescue.

As this overview was written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had performed crash tests on the 2013 Chevy Spark.

What's New for 2013:

  • Mini-compact car model slotting in under sub-compact Sonic
  • 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • 4-passenger seating capacity
  • 5-door hatchback body style

Exterior Features
The 2013 Chevy Spark is a mini-compact 5-door hatchback available in LS, 1LT and 2LT trim levels. Standard is a set of 15-inch aluminum wheels, and Chevrolet says the new Spark offers a \"choice of vibrant colors ... for those who live out loud.\" Those colors include Salsa, Jalapeno, Denim, Lemonade, and Hot Pink.

Interior Features
Chevy says the Spark is larger inside than other mini cars on the U.S. market. With the rear seats folded, the Spark offers 11.4 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat and 31.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seat folded. Standard equipment includes air conditioning, power windows, tilt steering wheel, stereo with auxiliary audio input jack, and Ice Blue ambient lighting.

Optional Features
Standard on LT trim levels is Chevrolet's MyLink infotainment system that includes a color touch-screen radio, Bluetooth streaming audio with Pandora and Stitcher apps, voice-recognition technology, 3 months of free satellite radio, and an available navigation app with Google Local Search.

Additionally, the Spark 1LT trim includes cruise control, steering wheel controls for audio and phone, USB port, satellite radio, power door locks with remote keyless entry, power side mirrors, floor mats, and an outside temperature display. The top-of-the-line Spark 2LT trim is equipped with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, leatherette seating, heated front seats, fog lights, and upgraded exterior trim.

Under the Hood
A 1.2-liter 4-cylinder engine creating 83 horsepower is installed in the new Chevy Spark, driving the front wheels through either a standard 5-speed manual gearbox or an optional 4-speed automatic transmission. The Spark weighs 2,237 pounds with a manual transmission, and 2,269 pounds with an automatic transmission.

Fuel Economy
As this overview was written, the EPA had not finalized fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Spark.

Safety
The 2013 Chevy Spark comes standard with 10 air bags, traction and stability control, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, hill-start assist, and 6 months of free OnStar service with Automatic Crash Response that automatically puts the Spark's occupants in touch with a live operator in the event of an air bag deployment. Even if nobody inside the vehicle can respond to the operator, emergency personnel can be sent directly to the car's location to speed rescue.

As this overview was written, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) had performed crash tests on the 2013 Chevy Spark.

Available Trims for the 2013 Chevrolet Spark
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name LS (5dr HB) Transmission Manual MSRP 12185.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 32/38
Name LS (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 13110.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name LT (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 14710.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
Name LT (5dr HB) Transmission Manual MSRP 13785.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 32/38
Name LT (5dr HB) Transmission Manual MSRP 15085.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 32/38
Name LT (5dr HB) Transmission Automatic MSRP 16010.00 Engine 1.2L/73 City/Hwy MPG 28/37
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INTERIOR
  • Seats, front high-back bucket with adjustable head restraints
  • Trim, seat, cloth
  • Seat adjuster, driver 4-way manual with manual recline
  • Seat adjuster, passenger 2-way manual with manual recline
  • Seat, rear, 60/40-split, flip-and-fold with adjustable outboard headrests
  • Console, rear, center with storage tray
  • Floor covering, carpet with driver heel pad
  • Driver foot rest, left side
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel
  • Steering wheel, 3-spoke, Silver accents
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, tachometer and fuel gauge
  • Driver Information Center with trip computer
  • Shift indicator, manual transmission
  • Oil life monitoring system
  • Windows, power, front and rear
  • Liftgate release, electronic, lock/unlock button
  • Fuel filler door release, remote
  • Engine immobilizer, theft-deterrent system
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual
  • Cabin air filter
  • Defogger, rear-window
  • Glovebox
  • Center stack trim, LS
  • Storage, front passenger IP tray
  • Storage, driver IP coin tray
  • Storage, lower center IP bin
  • Cup holders, 2 front and 2 rear
  • Bottle holder with door storage pocket on driver and front passenger doors
  • Power outlet, auxiliary located in front center stack storage bin
  • Armrest, driver, folding
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Visors, driver and front passenger with driver covered vanity mirror
  • Assist handles, driver, front passenger and rear outboard
  • Lighting, interior overhead courtesy lamp with OnStar controls
  • Lighting, dimming instrument panel cluster
  • Lighting, rear cargo compartment lamp
  • Map pocket, front passenger seatback
  • Shopping bag hooks located on base of driver and front passenger head restraints
  • Cargo security shelf, rear
  • Safety belt pretensioners, driver and front passenger, dual
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all positions, front height adjustable
  • Floor mats, carpeted front and rear with driver heel pad
  • Steering wheel controls, mounted audio and phone interface controls
  • Outside temperature display
  • Door locks, power programmable
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed, steering wheel-mounted
  • Theft-deterrent system, content theft alarm
  • Center stack trim, LT
  • Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, covered
  • Trim, seat, leatherette
  • Seats, heated driver and front passenger
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped, 3-spoke, Silver accents
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 15" (38.1 cm) 5-split spoke Silver-painted aluminum
  • Tires, P185/55R15 all-season blackwall
  • Tire inflation kit
  • Spoiler, rear with integrated LED CHMSL
  • Grille, chrome-surround
  • Headlamps, halogen with Daytime Running Lamps
  • Mirrors, outside manual, body-color, manual-folding
  • Glass, solar absorbing
  • Wipers, front intermittent, variable
  • Wiper, rear, continuous, with washer
  • License plate bracket, front
  • Door handles, body-color
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding
  • Wheels, 15" (38.1 cm) machined-face aluminum with Gray-painted pockets
  • Roof rails, Silver-painted
  • Moldings, chrome belt-line
  • Rocker molding, body-color, lower
  • Fascias, front and rear body-color, Sport with unique front upper/lower grille inserts
  • Fog lamps, front, projection-type
  • Liftgate trim, chrome
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, ECOTEC 1.2L DOHC 4-cylinder MFI (84 hp [62.6 kW] @ 6400 rpm, 83 lb-ft of torque [112.1 N-m] @ 4200 rpm)
  • Transmission, 5-speed manual
  • Axle, 4.21 final drive ratio
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery, 375 cold-cranking amps
  • Battery rundown protection
  • Alternator, 100 amps
  • Suspension, front, McPherson struts
  • Suspension, rear, compound crank
  • Steering, power, electric
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front disc/rear drum
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic
  • Axle, 4.14 final drive ratio
  • Exhaust outlet, chrome
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • StabiliTrak, stability control system with Brake Assist
    • Traction control
    • Hill Start Assist
    • Air bags, 10 total (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right-front passenger includes Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • Air bags, thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • Air bags, head curtain, side-front and rear outboard seating positions (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • Air bags, knee, driver and front passenger (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owners Manual for more information.)
    • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes, Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, First Assist, Injury Severity Predictor, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Slowdown, Remote Ignition Block, Remote Door Unlock (requires power locks), Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands Free Calling and available OnStar RemoteLink mobile app. (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
    • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Brake/transmission shift interlock
    • Door locks, power, emergency unlock, automatic
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with seek-and-scan and digital clock includes outside temperature display (Includes (UQ4) 4-speaker system.)
    • Audio system feature, 4-speaker system
    • Audio system feature, auxiliary input jack located in front center stack storage bin
    • Antenna, roof-mounted
    • Chevrolet MyLink radio, AM/FM stereo with seek-and-scan and digital clock includes Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones; voice recognition for phone; Pandora and Stitcher smartphone compatible; software updatable for radio software; all functions controlled through 7" diagonal color touch-screen (Includes (UW6) 6-speaker system.)
    • SiriusXM Satellite Radio is standard on nearly all 2013 GM models. Enjoy a 3-month trial to the XM Premier package, with over 140 channels including commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. And now add premium channels to your trial at no cost. Welcome to the world of satellite radio. (If you subscribe after your trial period, subscriptions are continuous until you call SiriusXM to cancel. See SiriusXM Customer Agreement for complete terms at www.siriusxm.com. Other fees and taxes will apply. All fees and programming subject to change.)
    • Audio system feature, 6-speaker system
    • Audio system feature, USB port and auxiliary input jack located in front center stack storage bin

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