Huge space is packed into the compact Chevrolet Spark. With this review, know about the features & specifications of Chevy Spark car (1.0, 1.0 PS, 1.0 LS, and 1.0 LT).

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World's leading automaker, General Motors (GM) made a 'sparkling' addition to the highly competitive hatchback segment of India, with the launch of Chevrolet Spark. The stylish compact car hit the Indian roads in April 2007. It is winning the hearts of car lovers in the country with its mind-blowing looks, agility and small size. Popularly known as Chevy Spark, it is positioned in the B+ segment of compact cars. The automobile offers high degree of comfort, paired with astounding exteriors and generous space in the interiors.

Engine
Chevy Spark comes equipped with a 1.0L 4-cylinder SOHC petrol engine that pumps out a power of 63 PS @ 5400 rpm and maximum torque of 90 Nm @ 4200 rpm. The advanced S-Tec engine of Spark has the ability to generate maximum power and torque even at low speeds. This makes the mini car ideal to commute in slow moving traffic. Sequential MPFI, Dual Distributor Less Ignition System (DDLI), Motorized Throttle Intake System (MTIS) and Advanced Optical Sensor are the technological innovations used in Spark, which further optimize the performance of its engine.

Design And Comfort
Chevrolet Spark offers a host of attractive features. The fascia of the car sports distinctly shaped headlights, fog lamps and a smart front grille. The hatchback attracts everyone's attention with its steeply rising shoulder line and converging lines at the front. Sporty tail lamps adorn the rear portion of Chevy Spark. A comfortable and peaceful ride is guaranteed in this five-seater.

Interiors
The cockpit design of interiors of Chevy Spark is entirely new and refreshing. Warning lights are displayed in a semi-circular manner, which looks trendy. The instrument panel is located at the centre of the dash. A high roofline of Spark offers ample headroom for its passengers. Small storage spaces are positioned at strategic locations inside the cabin.

Ride And Handling
Chevrolet Spark can easily fit into small parking spaces. The compact car has small turning radius, which makes it extremely agile. It assures great precision in controlling the wheel and offers better handling and driving comfort. Spark's suspension mountings are soft and front axle is optimized with McPherson struts. Gas-filled front and rear shock absorbers of the car offer a refined and comfortable ride, even on bumpy Indian roads.
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Safety
Safety is paramount when it comes to cars belonging to the Chevrolet family. Talking about Spark, the hatchback provides great level of safety for all its occupants. Nearly 51 percent of the total weight of its body shell is made of high-strength steel, which gives the vehicle good torsional rigidity and crash stability. The cabin of Spark is equipped with dual front air bags. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) prevents skidding, when brakes are applied on emergencies.

Chevrolet Spark Price, Variants And Color
The four variants of Chevrolet Spark are 1.0, 1.0 PS, 1.0 LS, and 1.0 LT. The hatchback was launched with a price tag ranging from Rs 3.09 lakh to 3.89 lakh. It comes in wonderful colors that include Icy Blue, Mint Green, Fiery Red, Casablanca White and Platinum Metallic.

Chevrolet Spark Mileage
Amongst the highest selling compact cars in Indian market, Chevrolet Spark gives an excellent mileage of 12-14 kmpl.

Technical Specifications of Chevrolet Spark
Overview
Model Chevrolet Spark
Body Type Hatchback
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 5
Fuel Capacity 35 liters
Dimensions
Length 3495 mm
Width 1495 mm
Height 1518 mm
Wheelbase 2345 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 4.6 m
Weight
Kerb Weight 840 kg
Engine
Type 1.0L 4-Cyl SOHC Petrol
Number Of Cylinders 4
Displacement 995 cc
Transmission 5 Gears Manual
Max. Power 63 PS @ 5400 rpm
Max. Torque 90 Nm @ 4200 rpm
Suspension
Front Suspension Mcpherson Struts with Anti-roll Torsion bars, gas-filled shock-absorbers
Rear Suspension Torsion Beam Axle, gas-filled shock-absorbers
Brake
Front Disc
Rear Self Adjusting Drum
Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Tyre Size 155 / 70 R13

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