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Chevrolet Spark

Price $9,995 – $18,195
Fuel consumption 6.2 – 8.0 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
The Chevrolet Spark is the most affordable Chevrolet and is available in three versions: LS, 1LT and 2LT. Whichever you choose, the only available engine is a 1.4L four cylinder paired with a five-speed manual or a continuously variable automatic transmission. The Spark comes standard with a seven-inch touchscreen, a MyLink infotainment system and OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. Some of the Spark's colours are bold to say the least.

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Special Events2017 Canadian Car of the Year Awards: the Small Car Category
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, or AJAC, will be holding their yearly CCOTY testing next week at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Clarington, Ontario. There will be eight categories this year, and the most interesting one for Canadian car shoppers is undoubtedly the Best New Small Car Category.
BlogA New Car for $10,000? Why Not?
You need a car to bring you from point A to point B, and your most important purchase criterion is the smallest possible monthly payment. Engine power is of little importance, just like comfort and convenience features. Four tires and a steering wheel, with a new-car warranty for peace of …
First DrivesFirst Drive: 2016 Chevrolet Spark
When the 2015 Nissan Micra went on sale in Canada, it was welcomed by many. With a base price of just $9,998, Nissan's smallest entry in the Canadian market undercut its rivals by a landslide, coming in at $1,900 less than the Chevrolet Spark, and $2,500 less than the Mitsubishi …
First Drives2016 Chevrolet Spark: More for Less
MONTREAL, Quebec – The arrival of the Nissan Micra likely caused a lot of head scratching within the meeting room walls of several manufacturers. They’ve been trying for years to push their minicars on the Canadian market, without much success, and a newcomer blows them all out of the water.
Spotlight on2016 Chevrolet Spark: We’re Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is heading to downtown Montreal for the Canadian launch of the newly redesigned Spark minicar. According to General Motors, the event will showcase how the smallest car in Chevy’s lineup is the perfect vehicle for first-time buyers, and how well it’s suited to the urban jungle. We’ll …
BlogBest Buys for 2014: City Cars
Good things come in small packages, even very small packages. Made for agile maneuvering in crowded cities and squeezing into tight parking spaces, miniature cars are not for everyone. In fact, the decision to buy one often comes more from the heart than the head—because they’re just so much fun.
First DrivesChevrolet Spark EV: The Poor Man’s Tesla
If ever there was a poorly named car, it’s the Chevrolet Spark. Sadly, the EV version of this vehicle is in dire need of some spark of its own. Already available on the Canadian marketplace with a thermal engine, this sub-compact from GM will soon be gliding into showrooms on …
Test Drives2013 Chevrolet Spark: GM's Subcompact Gamble
The 2013 Chevrolet Spark would seem to be tailor-made to satisfy the needs of Canadian drivers looking for a cheap, fuel efficient hatchback to help them navigate urban traffic. Slotting in under the Chevrolet Sonic hatchback in both price and size, the Spark makes a play for customers turned off …

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NewsThe Chevrolet Spark is Now the Most Affordable New Car in Canada
Since May 1st 2018, all passenger vehicles built to be sold in Canada must be equipped with a standard rearview camera. Most cars and trucks already offered this feature, but there were still some models in which it was optional. It was the case with the 2018 Nissan Micra , …
NewsChevrolet Sonic Becomes the Latest Car to Get Axed
Another week, another car for which the bell tolls. Not long after Ford said it would drop most of its cars in North America and General Motors signaled the end for the Cadillac ATS sedan , Chevrolet has just announced that it will end sale of the Sonic in Canada …
News2019 Chevrolet Spark: New Nose, New Colours
Introduced in its current form in 2016, the Spark minicar will enter the 2019 model year with a few changes, most of which will be cosmetic. The Spark’s new front fascia gets some chrome trim, while projector-style headlights and LED accent lighting are available on 1LT and 2LT variants. The …
MontrealChevrolet Renews Its Car Lineup For The Montreal Auto Show
The 2016 model year is a busy one for the GM’s bowtie brand, and at the Montreal Auto Show, Chevrolet will be proudly showing off their vastly rejuvenated range of cars. The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is positioned once again as the brand’s smallest car of the lineup. According to GM, …
SEMAChevrolet Launches Red Line Series For SEMA
During SEMA (the Specialty Equipment Market Association, which is the biggest exposition of parts, tuners and modified vehicles on the planet), more than one automaker brings unique vehicles to show people what their parts division can do. Chevrolet usually brings vehicle to this show, and 2015 will be no exception, …
ElectricWe Will Get The Chevrolet Spark EV Soon
Fuel prices might not be as high as they were a few months ago, but the temptation to find a vehicle that isn’t dependant on petrol is still high. The electric car market is currently booming. There is of course the Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf , but …
New YorkA New Chevy Spark For 2016
After teasing us with a dark shot of the new Chevrolet Spark, the manufacturer finally unveiled the car at the 2015 New York Auto Show. The small car competes against the Smart Fortwo, the Fiat 500, the Mitsubishi Mirage and the Nissan Micra. Style-wise, the car adopts new lines which …
New YorkFirst Image Of The 2016 Chevrolet Spark
You might not see a lot of them on the road, but the Spark is Chevrolet’s offering in the city car segment. The little car is also proving to be quite popular in the rest of the world, so it will come as no surprise that the next iteration of …

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Review: 2016 Chevrolet Spark
You want a brand new car for $10,000? Graeme has a look at the Chevy Spark. This car is sold in more than 40 countries around the world with over a million sold. But despite it's success, the Spark has, in Graeme's words, been completely reimagined.
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Review: 2016 Chevrolet Spark
They used to be called econoboxes , not any more. The new Chevy Spark is a good example of how far small, inexpensive, city vehicles have come. Along with a standard backup camera, the Spark comes loaded with all the bells & whistles to stay connected, and much more. (This …
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Chevrolet unveils 2016 Spark
It was back in April at the New York International Auto Show that Chevrolet unveiled the redesigned 2016 Spark, a subcompact that has sold well for the brand in North America. Hot on the heels of the success of the first-gen Spark, Chevrolet has added a more modern look and …