2017 Chevrolet Spark Review
2017 Chevrolet Spark Review – When looking for an affordable, but well equipped and economical small car, look no further than the new 2017 Chevrolet Spark. The spark looks more enticing than ever courtesy of a variety of upgrades, including an elegant exterior look, a revised cabin and an improved drive train. The model also features a new architecture. With the upgrades, Chevrolet has taken the fight directly to the doorstep of its competitors. Read to learn together more:
2017 Chevrolet Spark Exterior
The outgoing spark was not as impressive as I expected from Chevrolet. However, I gave the automaker the benefit of the doubt, as the predecessor of the small cars of the first generation was. I was not very surprised when I saw the new spark Find all stylish and mature.
However, the car caught me guard with the reduced dimensions of the new spark from. For small car offers are extended only the size, but Chevrolet did the opposite. The new model is shorter than the outgoing Spark. The Spark ‘s has reduced length of 1.6 inches and a width of 0.1 inches and reduced its height by 0.4 inches, but increased the wheelbase by 0.4 inches.
The model also has a longer wheelbase and a lower roofline that makes it appear more stable and proportional. Other exterior features include a larger grille, flanked by stylish headlight housing. The rear door handles are now placed higher to make the doors of the rear profile coupe-like.
is reduced due to the dimensions, the second row has space reduced from 3 cubic feet to 35 cubic feet. reduced load compartment with folded seats to 4 cubic feet to 27 cubic feet, but remains unchanged when the seats are up. Although the amount was reduced to the car the H point decreased accordingly obtained on the seats on the internal height of the model.
The new Spark three new exterior colors have that are the Splash, Toasted Marshmallow and Kalamata.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Interior
The interior was so that the Spark upgrade look better than ever. The dashboard looks more stylish, while the seats are wrapped in a quality cloth. The instrument cluster has a new capacitive touch screen, while the center console looks upscale.
Technologies have also been revamped and the model will have an updated infotainment system, up-to-date connectivity features like the GM-sourced 4GLTE Wi-Fi connectivity, Android Auto and Apple carplay. Other features include steering wheel mounted audio controls and a sunroof. I think the Spark is the most equipped small cars on the market today. It can compete many cars with a higher price.
Security is also provided. The Spark has an antilock braking system, traction control, an improved package of airbags including side airbags, traction control and a host of driver aids. The new driving aids include warn parking sensors, forward collision warning and lane departure among others. Most of these technologies are not common in most small cars.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Engine specs and performance
Under the hood, the Spark comes in a choice of two drive trains that is a conventional and offered an electric motor. The conventional engine is a 1.4 liter 4-cylinder mill which is designed with 98 hp at 6200 rpm and 94 Nm of torque at 4400 rpm. The engine was equipped with a 5-speed manual transmission as standard, but you can opt for a CVT system.
This engine is quite economical as it returns 29 mpg in city and 38 mpg on the highway for models with manual transmission and 30 mpg city and 38 mpg on the highway drives for models coupled with automatic transmission.
Move on to the Spark EV electric vehicle, you will find a 19 kWh lithium-ion battery, which is capable of producing 140 horses and 327 lb-ft of torque. The battery has a range of 82 miles. Once depleted, the battery can be replenished in 20 hours with a standard 120-volt line and within 7 hours with a 240 volt line. An SAE Combo DC Fast Charger can “juice” the battery from 0% to 80% in just 20 minutes.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Price
The 2017 Chevrolet Spark has an MSRP of $13,00 (LS trim manual transmission).
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