Overall, I’m very unhappy that I bought this car and I won’t be buying a Chevrolet again. “Um, when you said your base price was for a ‘compact’, I pictured a Cruze, or maybe a Sonic. this is also a huge leap over the Matiz, which Top Gear said “it has the street cred of a limping donkey”, with its 18 second 0-60 time. so tell us how you really feel about the car, geez. They would base their decision on a need to find work for their computer company, a need to appear environmental, and a hope that no one would notice the lack of toe room. Chevrolet's tiny Spark is a four-seat 'city car' that's well equipped with such standard features as a touch-screen infotainment system. See good deals, great deals and more on Used Chevrolet Spark in Madison, WI. All the stupid ideas of the day squeezed onto the surface of a little bubble of a car. Yaris and Fit are in a bigger class. I won’t talk much about amenities and gadgets, because a lot can change by the official launch, sometime between now and the twelfth of never. There are even cupholders big enough for Big Gulps. Bigger is better and possibly cheaper. Compared to what else you can get at the price and size point, it’s about as good compared to them as the Cruze is compared to its competitors. There may be the odd Rio, Fiesta or Elantra around, but generally the Aveo is the penalty box of choice. Get answers and make your voice heard! “It seems like there’s a ‘barrier’ at 40 mpg that’s very hard to break.”. See Kelley Blue Book pricing to get the best deal. Unless you recline back 45 degrees, there’s always some part of the speedo that will be obscured. Use Code: SAVE20NOW. To add: Whoever designed the speaker mounts and sound system should be congratulated. Remeber distance does not matter .but love matters allot in life and i will be very happy for you to write me through my email ID for more detail about me and i will sent you my picture and more detail ([email protected]) You are currently viewing Chevrolet.com (United States). To offset the apparent poor quality of the Spark, someone would paint them Artic White believing it would appeal to an Eskimo market. I thought it ran into a can opener and it needs to go to the hospital to have those gashes stitched up! 34.6 Avg MPG. Here is the thing: With the way Chevy prices have been going on thier other cars, I predict you will see these selling for the magic $9995, which is going to put it on a lot of people’s radar. This car represents an opportunity to make a year old Aveo look like a Fusion. Check out our Chevrolet Spark overview to see the most problematic years, worst problems and most recently reported complaints with the Spark. I’ll reserve any comment on the car’s styling until I see one in the flesh, so to speak. GM confirms Chevrolet Spark minicar is headed to the U.S. It’s coming, so get ready. @PintoFan: I think you’re correct in your assessment of the marketing and pricing; in the US at least, we buy our cars by the pound. Hello Dear, Not so impressed, and I can no longer return the vehicle. Giấy tờ đầy đủ, đăng kiểm còn hạn 5/2021. The turning circle is incredibly tight, yet a slow steering ratio keeps it from feeling darty at high speeds. I’ve been told with a straight face twice in the past year (both times by Hertz) that a Nissan Versa was a compact or midsize car. Nice and tall for bobbie helmets and nice and narrow for lack of guns and no respect. $7,788 (2016 CHEVROLET SPARK LS) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. 20% off orders over $125* + Free Ground Shipping** Online Ship-To-Home Items Only. The Fiat 500 gets away with it because it’s “retro”, which just means that it’s been hideous for so long that everyone is used to it. Speedometer issue is not about height, it’s about length. Read Spark Reviews, view Mileage, Images, Specifications, Variants Details & get Spark latest news. So big, in fact, that two of its strongest competitors (from Suzuki and Hyundai) are built there. But that doesn't make the Spark a good deal. If you’re a media-savvy hipster who’s on Facebook sixteen hours a day, you’re probably not interested in the Spark, either. The 2011 Chevrolet Spark has 5 problems & defects reported by Spark owners. This would be great edition as the small nameplates keep on growing with every generation. The ride is a lot harder than expected, the fuel consumption is not as advertised and the overall build quality of the vehicle is horrendous. Or something; in any event it smacks of a last-minute “get the design done already, we have no time!” change. I’m no Chevy fanboi…far from it, but dang…. so that we can get to know each other. Bump the Spark problem graphs up another notch. it give me a great pleasure to write you after viewing your profile Here at(www.thetruthaboutcars.com) which really interested me to have communication with you if you have desire with me. You really have to gun the engine to get a good launch, but on small cars like this, doing ridiculously long burnouts is fun. 2. And even then, a lobotomy might be required to help you make up your mind. They could have added some swooping creases on the sides and ‘hide’ the door handles in them. $12,786. Uh, Pintofan, if you are a taxpayer, you got burned and continue to be burned as a GM vulture investor. The Spark competes in a super-mini class that’s largely ignored in the United States simply because of the lack of motorboat-towing power and decent-sized cupholders. I drove a 1995 Hyundai Accent 1.5 with almost 300 000km on the clock before this Chevrolet Spark, and that was a quieter and smoother ride! As schizophrenic a review as one could possibly write, except that it’s TTAC writing about a GM product. I guess the theory is to have a cheap car that doesn’t look cheap so as to sell better. While understeer is the car’s default setting, the Spark responds well to throttle-lift and trail-braking. I kinda like the interior, even the tacky body-colored trim. Not in the article because there wasn’t space: 1. I hope the ship bringing them over from Korea sinks. Ford F-150 Oil Consumption Issues Cause Lawsuit, read stories from drivers who praise our work. Why other manufacturers muck about with door-mounted speakers is beyond me. Popular Models. Stop hoping the penalty box is gone and then complaining about getting exactly what you selected and looking stupid in front of your traveling friends / Family. None of this comes at the expense of the ride, which is supple and absorbent. She wants her headband back. Those rear door handles look like something from a first-generation Nissan Pathfinder. Impala. Is it a good car? I’m interested to see if they’ll be able to keep the price down – it costs less than $12,000 in the UK (£6995) – because as the author notes, it’s built to a price. It’s a consequence of providing enough height and width to allow two 6′, 240 pounders to sit upright side by side in a car. Da da British police car. At Zimbrick Chevrolet, our job is helping you find the Chevy car, truck, or SUV that's a perfect fit for you - and we take that job seriously. Not really “hidden” and not something that looks very modern in 2011, if you ask me. How many horsepower (hp) does a 2010 Chevrolet Spark 1.0 LS have? If you’re a techno-geek or an eco-geek, you’re probably still not interested in the Chevrolet Spark. At the moment, I think the Aveo is about the bottom of the rental barrel. If you have a pulse and a willful ignorance of the local speed limit, you’re probably not interested in the Chevrolet Spark. But the longer GM waits to release it, the more likely it is that the Spark’s Korean competitors will get there first and ruin the party for the spunky little Daewoo. Meaning to say it’s got great amenities and a great chassis for the class but the drivetrain is pretty so-so. Read the Chevrolet Spark hatchback (2010 - ) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, 14 Nov 2014. The five speed manual gearbox is well-mated to the meagre power, but finding third is an adventure, hitting fifth is a chore, and finding reverse requires an instruction manual. favorite this post Oct 24 I suppose it is as attractive and high quality as a Smart car. 4. 2011 Chevrolet Spark Hatch LS H4 GAS Manual 5 Speed Hatchback Added Mar 2019 • 5 Fuel-ups. TrueCar has over 945,521 listings nationwide, updated daily. Property of Speakers79 . Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 6 Spark models in Madison. Squirrels understand their purpose in life. Still chuckling over the size of the headlights. But only after all the alternatives have been removed from your short-list as being too sensible. Like the Cruze, it’s the roomiest in its class by a few hair-widths, with legroom more subcompact than super-mini. Support NPR & the programs you love. The worst complaints are body / paint, brakes, and engine problems. The proportions that make a tiny car roomy may be awkward, but it doesn’t help the Spark that it has every awful trend scarred into its sheetmetal: stupid arched roof, random rear door cutlines that don’t suit rear wheel opening, frenched in hatchback with tiny back window, ‘hidden’ rear door handle, blistered clear turn and tail lights with chrome bezzles. But it’s a Chevy, so from TTAC’s perspective, the car is for morons (“a lobotomy might be required”?) who cares its pretty obvious the general driving public doesnt look at gauges anyways, if you really want drivers look at the gauges you’d better find a way to have those facebook posts show directly next to the speedo. If you need something to get you from point Alpha to point Beta and aren’t willing to pay too much, you might be interested in the Spark. Small cars can be done right, but this is not done right, only cheap. Glad to see GM proudly upholding the namesake Sh;t Box! PLEASE CONTACT ME WITH THIS([email protected]). If there’s no other car in it’s class it should be a winner right, what about the yaris, fit, dont they compete in this segment? Just look at how the 2009 Daewoo Lacetti became the game-changing(for GM) Chevy Cruze. I believe Suzuki makes a rather famous 1.3L inline four that you can get used pretty cheap…. Just what Avis needs for its LAX rental fleet! A tilting column would help, but I’ve got to call them like I see them. 2011 Chevrolet Spark MPG Based on data from 21 vehicles, 1,014 fuel-ups and 209,893 miles of driving, the 2011 Chevrolet Spark gets a combined Avg MPG of 31.17 with a 0.60 MPG margin of error. Rental car size categories are almost infinitely changeable if a s**tbox is what the person behind the counter wants to (or has to) give you. I’m interested to see if they’ll be able to keep the price down – it costs less than $12,000 in the UK (£6995) – because as the author notes, it’s built to a price. At least it has the speedometer in the correct location. What else is this size? The MP3 player SKIPS over songs (where in the world have you heard that? Chevy needs to sell this a couple grand cheaper than the Aveo/Sonic, and they need to put a little more engine in it, and then I could see it moving units in the North American market.