Chevrolet Spark
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2013 Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet Spark
This sub-sub compact car is aimed at the likes of Scion’s iQ, Fiat 500 and Smart Fortwo. It’s a tiny car aimed at the young and the urban for whom budgets and parking spaces are in a competition for which can be smaller. Read the full review here. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
The Spark starts at $12,995 for the base model (including destination) with a manual transmission. Despite being one of the cheapest new cars available, Chevrolet has managed to include an impressive amount of standard features. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
The version you see here is $14,495 with the manual transmission. One of its highlights is the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system that comes standard on this 1LT trim. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
This seven-inch touchscreen syncs with your smartphone to control phone calls and your music library and can also run Pandora and Stitcher SmartRadio via your phone. While a navigation system isn’t available on this system (or on any Spark), buyers will have the option this fall of downloading for $50 an app called BringGo. This app uses your phone’s connection to transmit a full-color navigation system onto the MyLink touchscreen. (GM)
Chevrolet Spark
Another highlight of the interior is that it feels wonderfully bolted together and solid. Wind and road noise are subdued and the doors close with a solid thunk rather than the clatter of a tin can. (GM)
Chevrolet Spark
Inside, space is respectable for this segment and certainly comfortable. Having four doors is a significant advantage over the Fiat and Scion and gives the Spark an extra degree of functionality that can’t be overstated when you’re using a car this small on a daily basis. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
There is headroom to spare in both rows of seats, though legroom is a bit tight. Note, however, that a tall person like myself could sit in the back seat for a reasonable amount of time without wondering how they offended the driver. Given the reality that no human could or would fit in between the rear passengers, Chevrolet opted to make the Spark a four-seater and dropped in a plastic cupholder and storage bin between the rear seats. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
The rear seats also fold flat, giving users a respectable 31.2 cubic feet of total room. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
Chevrolet Spark
Behind those seats is a cargo area ready for 11.4 cubic feet of gear, or about two cubic feet more than the Fiat. (David Undercoffler / Los Angeles Times)
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