The all-new 2017 Chevrolet Spark changes revolve mostly on the color palette with five colors replacing some of the existing ones. Its release date is set for this summer.
Besides the above-mentioned changes, the 2017 Chevrolet Spark remains unchanged apart from the few updates and upgrades to its interior appointments. The base price has also hiked by a few bucks and now stands at $13,000 up from $12,660 the existing model was sold for.
The pocket-size Chevrolet Spark is among the first slew of subcompact cars that arrived with force thirty years ago. The main excitement of owning vehicles from this niche was particularly fueled by their impressive fuel economy ratings. However, with the advent fuel-thrifty SUVs and cheap gas, their shining stars began to fade away.
Flash forward to today, these pint-size subcompact cars seem to be arousing interest yet again especially in the face of growing need for maneuverable cars that can fit into compact parking bays effortlessly, and offer comfort and a bit of luxury while doing so. The 2017 Chevrolet Spark comes with desirable features such as an impressive feature lust, advanced safety features for the money, and a spacious interior.
Built in South Korea, the new model is among a few vehicles that manages to offer an impressive feature list mentioned above without making you break the bank or dip into your children college funds. With the 2017 Chevrolet Spark price set at $13,000 only, you can be sure to get lots of value. There are also plenty of options available for an extra cost.
Some of the foes that haunt the Spark include the 2017 Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta, Smart Fortwo, Kia Rio, Honda Fit, and Chevy’s own Sonic. The 2017 Smart Fortwo Hatchback price starts from $ 14,650. Some of the highlights available include a city-friendly maneuverability, an innovative infotainment system, chic interior design, impressive fuel economy ratings, and a strong fuel economy ratings. The Smart Fortwo 2017 release date is expected this fall.
The 2017 Kia Rio Hatchback price starts from $15,495. Some of the highlights include a stylish interior and exterior design, a strong acceleration, a long warranty, a high-quality interior, ample standard and optional features, and a spacious seating. The Kia Rio 2017 release date should be expected this fall as well.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Review of Trims
Three trims, as of this writing, are offered for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark: LS, 1LT, and 2LT. the Chevrolet Spark EV 2017 price starts from $25,120. Some of the features offered for the money include a quick acceleration system, a quiet interior, superb handling, and a relatively low price for an EV. Two trims are available for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark EV: 1LT and 2LT. a substantial review is however offered elsewhere on this blog.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Interior & Exterior Changes
Some of the standard accessories offered for the base Spark LS model include a height-adjustable driver seat, fifteen-inch alloy wheels, a trip computer, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlamps, a rear spoiler, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Chevy’s OnStar telematics system, folding rear seat, and Bluetooth connectivity.
The Spark 1LT adds a steering-wheel-mounted phone and audio controls, power-adjustable mirrors, satellite and HD radio, a theft-deterrent system, remote keyless entry, cruise control, power-adjustable mirrors, a six-speaker audio system, and the MyLink infotainment system.
The top-of-the-line 2017 Chevrolet Spark 2LT offers a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a sporty front and rear fascia, exterior styling enhancements, leatherette upholstery, chrome trim, rear parking sensors, and heated power mirrors.
The exterior Chevrolet Spark colors now include Summit White, Red Hot, Kalamata Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Toasted Marshmallow Metallic, Nighfall Gray Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, Brimstone, Splash, and Mint. Besides the changes to the color palette, the new Chevrolet Spark 2017 also deletes the Solar Red Package.
Wheelbase: 7 ft. 9.9 in. (93.9 in.)
Length: 11 ft. 11.1 in. (143.1 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 2.8 in. (62.8 in.)
Passenger volume: 83.0 ft³
Cargo volume: 11.1 ft³
Curb weight: 2246 lbs.
Top Speed: N/A mph
0-60: N/A sec
MPG: 31/41 (city/highway)
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs
2017 Chevrolet Spark Engine Specs
Beneath the hood of the 2017 Chevrolet Spark is a four-cylinder 1.4L engine good for 98 hp and 94 lbs. ft. of torque. The CVT is he only transmission system available. Fuel economy with the CVT stands at 31/41/35 mpg in the city/highway/combined.
2017 Chevrolet Spark Release Date & Price
Rumors allege its availability should be expected sometime this summer. Pricing has been announced, and the base model will go for sale for an MSRP starting from $13,000.
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