The 2017 Chevy Spark is one of the most anticipated cars of the year for the small car segment. The Chevy Spark has always been a wonder because of its size and all that it is able to pack in despite the limitation of space. It is not exactly a luxurious car and id doesn’t claim to be the fastest or the best performing car but it is a cool and extremely affordable car. GM has been consistent in updating the Chevy spark since it first came into the market. Each incarnation has come with some special feature that makes it more endearing.
2017 Chevy Spark – Exterior and Interior Design
The first thing that usually catches the eye when it comes to Chevrolet Spark is the color, yes the fact that it looks a bit like half of a baby’s shoe also draws attention but Chevrolet has always brought out the brightest colors to give the Spark that pizzazz. The 2017 Chevy Spark has a couple of changes on the outside. The grille has been upgraded; the Chevrolet badge, which is proudly placed in the middle, now divides it into to. The headlamps are also more edgy and the car has LED lights to increase visibility. The back has also been changed. The taillights are thinner which makes the shape at the back more pronounced.
When it comes to comfort and safety, the Chevy Spark elicits some uncertainty because it is so small and because it is so low. Yes, it can fit 5 adult passengers but it would have to be within reason. The car also has space for cargo, again within reasonable size and weight. The 2017 Chevy Spark has quality interior upholstery, which should add to the comfort. It also comes with air conditioning, electric windows and a power tilt steering wheel. Keyless entry and voice control systems are available as optional extras. The center console has a 7-inch touch screen display and trip computer. The car comes with a standard 4-speaker audio system and the manufacturer has included Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity for the smartdevice driven world.
2017 Chevy Spark – Engine and Performance
The Chevy spark is a small car and most people expect it to have a small engine and not to be as fast as most small cars on the market are but this little wonder has a electric motor with 18.4 kWh lithium-ion battery pack which generate 140 horsepower with range of 82 miles. It also comes with a 1.2 4-cylinder engine, which produces 85 horsepower at 83 lb.ft. There is a third 1.4-liter engine option with more power and more torque. The engines are all coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission. The amazing thing about this small car and its small engines is that it can achieve 0-60 mph in 10.5 seconds, which is relatively fast. The 2017 Chevy Spark has a fuel efficiency of 34 mpg.
2017 Chevy Spark – Release Date and Price
The 2017 Chevy Spark is expected to be released in the spring of 2017. True to form, this new Spark will still be the most affordable car at prices that start around $14,000.