The Chevrolet Spark is a versatile and practical small car. Easy and fun to drive, the Spark is nimble and nippy around town and comfortable and smooth on the open road. It is an ideal car for someone looking for a vehicle with low maintenance and running costs and would like it to stand out with it’s design and features.
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The Spark benefits from excellent and functional space utilisation. The front leg and head room ranks amongst the best in the segment. The Spark provides adequate and comfortable seating for five. The rear seat can offer a 60/40 fold-down split to provide an increase in available luggage space.
Additional storage is provided in the form of a centre console, having dual cup holders and storage bin for small items such as cell phones. Both front doors have storage pockets incorporating bottle holders. Seatback pockets on passenger front seat provide generous storage for rear seat passengers. Smart interior storage includes a main-console bin for items like mobile phones, and a double cup holder by the gear shift. It also has a spacious glove box and driver-side sun visor with ticket holder to keep everything close at hand.
You can flip open the large rear hatch and access the 170-litre cargo space. For bigger loads, fold flat all or part of the back seat, and boost the cargo capacity to 568 litres.
The Spark is driven by a 4-cylinder, 16-valve, double-overhead camshaft petrol engine with a 5-speed manual transmission
- 1.2-litre engine, a top speed 164km/h and acceleration of 0-100km/h in just 13.3 seconds
- Maximum power is 60 kW @ 6400 r/min with peak torque of 108 Nm delivered at 4800 r/min
With advanced aerodynamics and a lighter, efficient front-wheel-drive layout the Spark is more fuel friendly.
On an extra-urban run it is able to consume just 4.5 litres / 100km.
On the combined cycle it is able to consume 5.4 l / 100km.
The CO2 emissions 129 grams per kilometre.
If you’re in a collision, the Spark’s advanced steel construction and four independent crumple zones shield the cabin and occupants from harm. 2-4 airbags provide further protection from collisions. Front seatbelts have pretensioners that tension the lap belt to prevent impacts from jerking you forwards. Rear seatbelts are three-point design to ease the stress of sudden decelerations.
If you apply the brakes sharply, each anti-lock disc engages with optimum force, boosting stability and keeping the car responsive to your handling.
Outer rear seats also have fixings for standard ISOFIX child seats. In official, EU-sponsored tests, the Spark scored maximum points for its ability to protect infant passengers.
The Spark is designed and engineered to give you an easy and engaging drive.
- Advanced suspension and hydraulic power steering make for responsive handling.
- At just 3.6m long and 1.6m wide, it’s easy to park in tight spaces.
- Rear ultra-sonic park assist with audible alarm is available on Spark LT.
- The Spark’s turning circle is just 9.9m.
The Chevrolet Spark is covered by a 5 year/120 000 km warranty with 5 year unlimited km anti-corrosion cover. Roadside assistance is available throughout the warranty period. Service intervals for the Spark are 12 months or 15 000 kilometres. A service plan is available as at an additional cost option at the time of purchase.
Recommended retail price:
|Model||Price (incl. VAT)|
|SPARK 1.2 CAMPUS||R 134,700|
|SPARK 1.2 PRONTO VAN||R 146,000|
|SPARK 1.2||R 149,000|
|SPARK 1.2 LS||R 158,900|
|SPARK 1.2 LT||R 168,900|
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