Or maybe the steering wheel was slightly larger and then that failed crash tests. Shame, as the Spark is a good little car with virtually no competitors on the US market. I guess the theory is to have a cheap car that doesn’t look cheap so as to sell better. Not sure I would consider this for a commuter when I could get the same mileage in an Elantra or some other similar sized, nicer car. Yeah, that’s going to be hilarious. Curious how the 2011 Spark compares to other years? August 12th, 2011 at 2:37 pm; GM confirms Chevrolet Spark minicar is headed to the U.S. It’s coming, so get ready. so tell us how you really feel about the car, geez. A center-dash-mounted gauge cluter is a non-starter for me, which eliminates a number of smaller cars from consideration. If you’re a techno-geek or an eco-geek, you’re probably still not interested in the Chevrolet Spark. The real challenge here is whether or not GM will be able to sell consumers on the idea of a car truly smaller than a subcompact. That’s a shame, because the Spark isn’t really that bad. Built-to-a-price is right. Compared to a Yaris, definitely not. What do you think they’ll try and sell it for in the US? Since Daewoo build ships thats always a possibility. 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. well this is the Beat, which took over 50% of the votes. This vehicle doesn’t. It’s kind of cute in a startled Squirrel just realized somebody is sneaking up on him kind of way. If you booked an Economy car in the US the rental companies should find a tiny Eco Box to stuff you into. $12,786. are trademarks of Autobeef LLC, All rights reserved. Government Motors should use those on the next (2025?) The new Spark is a completely different vehicle. As far as I can tell, booking a full size is required to assure one of getting a Corolla/Sentra sized car. Not really “hidden” and not something that looks very modern in 2011, if you ask me. The bad thing is that young folks coming out of school now are usually saddled with a lot of debt, and obviously makes it hard for them to afford anything new. I kinda like the interior, even the tacky body-colored trim. Maybe GM is waiting for everyone to forget the Spark’s debut as the gold-toothed, jive-talking, racist-stereotype “Skids” in “Transformers”. Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 6 Spark models in Madison. Going much beyond 40 mpg with those constraints requires lots of aero manipulation and something other than a conventional gasoline drivetrain. 1.0 spark. Research the 2021 Chevrolet Spark with our expert reviews and ratings. The Smart and Scion iQ are two examples of very (very) little car for a lot of money. Get to Know Us. Giấy tờ đầy đủ, đăng kiểm còn hạn 5/2021. Popular Models. Those rear door handles look like something from a first-generation Nissan Pathfinder. KAWIHEN Silicone Key Fob Cover Compatible with Chevrolet Chevy Cruze Equinox Impala Malibu Sonic Spark Volt Camaro 4 Buttons Key Fob Case Cover OHT01060512 KR55WK50073 4.7 out of 5 stars 26 $6.99 $ 6 . I hope the ship bringing them over from Korea sinks. I’m still miffed that the Beat won that contest. 2. $7,500. 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. Any Engine TypeH4 GAS (1)L4 BI-FUEL (1)L4 GAS (9)V6 GAS (1)Any Body StyleHatchback (5)Any SubmodelHatch LT (1)Hatch LS (13)Other (7) Are EV Batteries an Environmental Hot Mess? They’ve cleverly integrated the rear speakers into the tonneau cover, which allows them to use the hatch space as a resonator, and the front speakers bounce off the windshield. ), the road noise is excessive and the overall feeling I get from the car is that it’s got more rattles than my old car. Also, the vast majority of people who left Transformers 2 with any solid brain matter left probably neither knew nor cared what real-world, not-yet-on-sale-in-the-U.S. cars those racist robots were based on. But that doesn't make the Spark a good deal. Beyond that, I don’t really see any reason to complain about the exterior. Uh, Pintofan, if you are a taxpayer, you got burned and continue to be burned as a GM vulture investor. PLEASE CONTACT ME WITH THIS([email protected]). What do you want from these people?! I’ll reserve any comment on the car’s styling until I see one in the flesh, so to speak. Overall, I’m very unhappy that I bought this car and I won’t be buying a Chevrolet again. Where is Silvy ? The Chevrolet Spark is a hatchback. I’m thinking the only cure for this sucker would be the 2.4ltr ecotec. Nice and tall for bobbie helmets and nice and narrow for lack of guns and no respect. The test unit I had had a non-adjustable steering column. Chevrolet Spark (2011) Price - ₹ 3,14,000 - ₹ 3,68,000 in India. The rest of the cabin is nice, though the body-colored trim is tackier than a Dodge Caliber’s. 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. If it has a whiz-bang marketing scheme behind it, as well as a sub- $11k pricetag, then it just might work. Why other manufacturers muck about with door-mounted speakers is beyond me. Read Spark Reviews, view Mileage, Images, Specifications, Variants Details & get Spark latest news. Wow, a lot of comments on such an unpopular car! At the moment, I think the Aveo is about the bottom of the rental barrel. If Chevrolet had any interest in making a micro car they wouldn’t just rebadge another crappy Daewoo and call it a day. “Um, when you said your base price was for a ‘compact’, I pictured a Cruze, or maybe a Sonic. Read Chevrolet Spark (2011) review and check the mileage, shades, interior images, specs, key features, pros and cons. If they pull a Scion iQ and sell it for the same price as a Cruze, well, no. There may be the odd Rio, Fiesta or Elantra around, but generally the Aveo is the penalty box of choice. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here. Thus to get the hand and foot position right, you had to sit in a position that perfectly obscured the speedometer. $7,588. How much does a Chevrolet Spark 1.0 LS weighs? Is it time to move on? The Spark tries to pull a Mini by having the instrument gauges mounted on the steering column, but the steering wheel obscures the top of the speedometer and the tiny digital tachometer doesn’t seem to sync up to the engine. Looks like a Yaris with a botched facelift ! On the plus side the car will provide a sortof visual slimming effect to its driver. Read the Chevrolet Spark hatchback (2010 - ) car review by Auto Trader's motoring experts, covering price, specification, running costs, practicality, 14 Nov 2014. Front ¾ vehicle photos © 1986-2018 Autodata, Inc. dba Chrome Data. These things compete in a class that’s big in India. Chevrolet claims a 0-62 time of 12.1 seconds. Shop, watch video walkarounds and compare prices on Chevrolet Spark listings in Madison, WI. How many horsepower (hp) does a 2010 Chevrolet Spark 1.0 LS have? No, it’s just really difficult to make a car in these proportions (length, roof height, cheapness) that isn’t hideous. Search from 1704 Used Chevrolet Spark cars for sale, including a 2018 Chevrolet Spark LT w/ 1LT, a 2019 Chevrolet Spark LT w/ 1LT, and a 2020 Chevrolet Spark LT w/ 1LT. Nah not enought people give a rats a$$ what us car snobs think. 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. Get answers and make your voice heard! 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. 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. 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. Meaning to say it’s got great amenities and a great chassis for the class but the drivetrain is pretty so-so. Highlighted items are for OEM wheels, the rest are replacement options Page navigation by markets: Heads up! If you have a pulse and a willful ignorance of the local speed limit, you’re probably not interested in the Chevrolet Spark. There are even cupholders big enough for Big Gulps. On to the good stuff: The Spark drives with some verve. Speedometer issue is not about height, it’s about length. This would be great edition as the small nameplates keep on growing with every generation. I’m no Chevy fanboi…far from it, but dang…. I don’t know how badly you got burned as a GM vulture “investor,” but it must have been pretty awful. Unsubscribe any time. (The thing looks so much like the Ford Ka that I would have trouble distinguishing the two were it not for the badges.). But in reality, you’d be lucky to get within a second of that time. A funny thing to have on tiny 175mm wide tires. madison. They’ll stop laughing when you smoke the rear tires! Still chuckling over the size of the headlights. Rebadging crappy Daewoos is GM’s hail mary! 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]) What else is this size? Italian New Beetle, basically. 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. yours lovely in love nancy A mid-engine LS4 is a better cure. There’s enough trunk space for about a week’s worth of groceries, and cubbies for oodles of odds and ends. Weak just like them english ‘mall cops,’ that can’t handle the rioters. Not so impressed, and I can no longer return the vehicle. ", "Get Your Whip: Plug-In Rally At Horse And Buggy Speeds", Rare Rides: The 1986 Lands Precedent Sportswagon, Ultimate Obscure Luxury Van Time, Ford Mustang Mach-E: Right Car, Wrong Name. Use Code: SAVE20NOW. Shop Chevrolet Spark vehicles for sale in Madison, WI at Cars.com. Considering I live about 90 mins. They could have added some swooping creases on the sides and ‘hide’ the door handles in them. Just what Avis needs for its LAX rental fleet! The Spark is the fart produced by a group of geniuses who don’t like cars, or the people who drive them. It certainly doesn’t look as well made as an iQ or as stylish as a 500. or the interior. After daewoo was bought by chevrolet. Ugliest car ever made… period! 2011 Chevrolet Spark Hatch LS H4 GAS Manual 5 Speed Hatchback Added Mar 2019 • 5 Fuel-ups. Fuel economy on that driving cycle was much better than a Yaris or Fit, but I’ve heard tell of some competitors that can get well over 50 mpg (Suzukis, mainly). I’ve never heard crisper, fuller sound from a car with four “tweeters” before this. Example: "Bad Brakes", "Toyota Recall", etc. if you want a good size comparison, this is about the same length as the last Mini Cooper (the current Mini is 3 inches longer than the Spark). Though it’s not quite Mazda2 keen, the steering wheel actually feels like it’s connected to the front tires, making for a relatively pleasant driving experience. The worst complaints are body / paint, brakes, and engine problems. I have a feeling that the author’s issue with being able to see the speedometer is more a function of their particular height than any real design “flaw.”. I’ll take the 500’s retro styling over this thing anytime. At least it has the speedometer in the correct location. It is just as ugly and cheap as anything else made this size. That’s just how small the Spark is! To note: the shiny black cladding around the side mirrors and the hidden rear door handles is pretty pitiful, even for Chevrolet. Squirrels understand their purpose in life. It doesn’t move with the steering wheel, it’s just mounted on the column. 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 If GM made shoes, we would be asking why everyone at GM went shoeless. None of this comes at the expense of the ride, which is supple and absorbent. @Rentalman Crash-safety is only noteworthy in the fact that at one time, it scored the infamous “zero stars” on the EuroNCAP tests. The 2010 Chevrolet Spark 1.0 LS has 68 PS / 67 bhp / 50 kW. 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. Suzuki, please bring us the Swift and show everyone how this class of car is supposed to be done! Is it a case where they used a low-tech engine that’s ‘good enough’ in order to hold the price down? 34.6 Avg MPG. It competes against the Yaris, Fit and the Fiesta. Bigger is better and possibly cheaper. Chevrolet spark đời 2011 Do nhà đang muốn thay xe khác, Gia đình tôi cần bán xe Chevrolet spark, 2011, số sàn, 5 chỗ, màu trắng. The first-gen Yaris comes to mind here. I think that I prefer it to the “put all of the gauge clusters dead center” approach that they sometimes try. The second time, the counterwoman took mercy on me once she saw me in person and found me a Mazda 5. It has 4 doors and a proper back seat, modern (yet strangly proportioned) styling, and a decent looking dashboard. Congrats to Daewoo for being the first (that I’ve seen) to stretch the headlights back for the entire length of the hood. “It seems like there’s a ‘barrier’ at 40 mpg that’s very hard to break.”. I wish I could say the same about the engine, which sounds ready to explode at higher revs. Surely this thing looks waaaaay more ridiculous than the Ford Ka. “It’s kind of cute in a startled Squirrel just realized somebody is sneaking up on him kind of way.”. "Fiat Will Miss Its 50k Sales Goal This Year. The 2013 Chevrolet Spark has the most overall complaints, & we also rate 2013 as the worst model year ranked on several factors such as repair cost & average mileage when problems occur. And even then, a lobotomy might be required to help you make up your mind. 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. @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. Chevrolet Spark 2011 Alloy wheel fitment guide Choose appropriate trim of Chevrolet Spark 2011: Heads up! $7,788 (2016 CHEVROLET SPARK LS) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. 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. Chevrolet Spark 2011 1.0 Hola buenas una consulta lo que pasa es que tengo un spark lt 1.0 y en las mañanas cuando le voy a dar arranque me parpadea la luz de temperatura y los relojes se quedan en cero, pero luego de calentar el motor y resetearlo se arregla todo que problema podrá ser para arreglarlo y no tener más problemas con esto gracias Now, it’s been said before and I’m not going to deny it, Jane Fonda called. If you were to add some hip asymmetry ala Nissan Cube. 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. I believe Suzuki makes a rather famous 1.3L inline four that you can get used pretty cheap…. On paper, the 1.2 liter engine provides more than enough power and acceleration to satisfy compact owners looking to downsize. 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. Let’s be realistic, there’s only 2 reasons to buy this car: if it’s really inexpensive or gets fantastic gas mileage. Like the Cruze, it’s the roomiest in its class by a few hair-widths, with legroom more subcompact than super-mini. TrueCar has over 945,521 listings nationwide, updated daily. Someone a few days ago was making reference to the fact that one cant buy an inexpensive car that doesnt look the part, this defines that concept. The company that produces it doesn’t either. Again with that whole “nation of laws” nonsense. 20% off orders over $125* + Free Ground Shipping** Online Ship-To … GM confirms Chevrolet Spark minicar is headed to the U.S. It’s coming, so get ready. Yeah, they cheated with some black plastic, but can we just give them the prize, call it good, and go back to normal headlights now? I could see my college-age kids buying something like this as a first new car (with warranty), as opposed to older used car. Alex, I was kind of thinking the same way. favorite this post Oct 31 2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT $18,588 (2011 CHEVROLET SILVERADO 1500 LT) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting.