The recall began on January 7, 2015. But choosing carefully can get some remarkable and unexpected features, and the upmarket trims are surprisingly well-equipped. Drive the Spark aggressively, and you'll feel sporty while mostly keeping up with traffic. The below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. In addition to stylish looks, the all-new Spark has a surprising amount of storage capacity for its size.
The Spark's interior has enough room for four adults, and it's big on futuristic styling. Slotting below the subcompact Sonic, which is more than a foot longer in hatchback form, the Spark competes with a handful of minicars in the U. It drives fine for a small car and comes with decent features. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The dash and console also have lots of useful storage bins and pockets and cubbies, feature that too often gets cut from cheap cars in the name of penny-saving.
It may be a minicar on the outside, but the 2015 Chevrolet Spark has enough interior space for four adults--albeit sitting more upright than they might in a longer vehicle. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. Further, the Spark is energetic, fun and perfect for zipping around town or navigating busy urban streets. The traditional twin-opening Chevrolet grille helps mitigate the snub-nose look, and a horizontal wind deflector extends the roofline over the rear hatch, adding visual length. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash. The proportions of the 2015 Spark hide its size, and it doesn't look as small as it is unless you park it next to something really big--a Chevy Suburban, say. It is motorcycle-inspired and features a large analog speedometer, with a digital tachometer and trip odometer as well.
It's by far the most powerful Spark--and hence the most amusing to drive--with a 105-kilowatt 140-hp electric motor powered by a 20-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack. The secondary hood latch may prematurely corrode at the latch pivot causing the striker to get stuck out of position, preventing it from properly engaging the hood latch. Considering the economy-minded class it competes in, the Spark comes with a host of standard convenience features including air conditioning, power windows, 15-inch alloy wheels, and 10 airbags. It has plenty of power for my needs and I use it to commute long distances. They are by special order only. In the affected vehicles, equipped with the base radio and OnStar, the radio may lock up due to a software issue, causing the display to go blank and all audio functions to cease.
Satellite radio can also be added as well. While it's exactly 3 feet shorter than the Chevy Cruze compact sedan, the Spark offers ample headroom for those four adults. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The array of dealer-installed accessories has grown somewhat, and colors include both predictable hues white, silver, red, black and some startling shades like Techno Pink, Lime Green, and Denim a kind of baby blue. While the size of the car is nothing too new, its styling and packaging act as the main attractions. The 2015 Chevrolet Spark is the size of a minicar in length and width, but its secret packaging weapon is height.
If a driver or front passenger does not buckle their seat belt, there would be no chime to remind them to fasten their seat belts. Fuel economy is excellent especially in city driving , parking and maneuverability are easier than in nearly any other vehicle and yet the Spark's four seats give it more flexibility than other cars in this class. Aside from the body-color trim, the instrument panel is sure to catch your eye. With the rear seat up, there's 11. If you're expecting the same dimensions or responsiveness as a gas-powered compact car, you may be disappointed.
The engine has dual overhead cams and dual continuous variable cam timing, promising both low maintenance and strong fuel economy. StabiliTrak stability control is included, as are anti-lock brakes. Over 100 cars in our indoor showroom! Ten airbags are found throughout the car, and a six-month trial of OnStar automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle assistance and roadside assistance is included. Features are standard unless otherwise noted. The vinyl or synthetic cloth seats look like what they are, and the dash is composed of textured hard plastics. The five-door hatchback is fully 3 feet shorter than a Chevy Cruze compact sedan, so it's ideal for city driving and slipping into parking spaces that even subcompact drivers won't dare try. That's no surprise, given its low price and smallest-Chevy status.
During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash. The standard-features list of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark is short. The recall began on October 13, 2016. Its accent lines, exaggerated wheel-opening flares, and black-plastic panels that continue the window line all help alleviate the tall-box-on-little-wheels look, as does a spoiler at the top of the tailgate that extends the horizontal line of the Spark's roof. The base wheels are 15-inch painted aluminum, rather than painted steel wheels with cheap plastic covers--well done, Chevrolet. Standard Sparks are powered by an 84-horsepower, 1.
These repairs will be performed free of charge. Vehicle Summary The 2015 is a city car sold in three grades. The Spark is powered by an 84-horsepower, 1. All Spark models come standard with air conditioning, power windows, a rear-window wiper, and a trip computer. Over 100+ vehicles in our Indoor Showroom, and another 100 outside.
The affected radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when the driver fails to fasten their seatbelt or if the driver leaves the key in the ignition. But the body-color trim inserts on the dash, doors, and inside the door bins are a nice touch that harkens back to painted metal panels on inexpensive cars of the Sixties. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash. The 2015 Chevrolet Spark may shock buyers who think minicars are too tiny for all circumstances. Partly due to its truncated and upright back end, outward vision from the driver's seat is good.