(3.9) 97 reviews
MSRP: $5,212$10,900
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 32-35
Engine: 84-hp, 1.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2013 Chevrolet Spark

Our Take on the 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Our Take

Chevrolet brings its minicar to the U.S. in the Spark, a hatchback sold overseas since 2008. The Spark boasts city-friendly dimensions and Chevrolet's optional MyLink multimedia system. Slotting below the entry-level Sonic, which is more than a foot longer in hatchback form, the Spark compe... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Rough highway ride
  • Hard-to-read gauges
  • Cumbersome backseat folding
  • Techno Pink paint color

Notable Features

  • New minicar slots below Sonic
  • Four doors, four seats
  • Available touch-screen multimedia system
  • 10 airbags
  • 1.2-liter four-cylinder

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.