Chevrolet Spark - 2013

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Overview

Model:

Chevrolet Spark

Body style / driveline:

five-door, four-passenger, front-engine; front-wheel drive

Construction:

body-frame integral

EPA vehicle class:

mini car

Manufacturing location:

South Korea

Key competitors:

Fiat 500, Smartfortwo, Scion iQ

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Engine

 

Ecotec 1.2L I4 DOHC VVT

Type:

transverse-mounted, four-cylinder dual overhead cam gasoline engine with variable valve timing

Displacement (in. / cc):

76 / 1249

Bore & stroke (in. / mm):

2.77 x 3.15 / 70.50 x 80

Block material:

cast iron

Cylinder head material:

aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead camshafts, four valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

multi-port fuel injection

Ignition system:

coil-on-plug with long-life (100,000-mile) spark plugs

Compression ratio:

10.5:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

84 / 64 @ 6400*

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

83 / 113 @ 4200*

Recommended fuel:

regular unleaded

Max. engine speed (rpm):

6500 (man)
6850 (auto)

Emissions controls:

close-coupled catalytic converter

EPA estimated fuel economy
(city / hwy / combined):

32 / 38 / 34 (manual transmission)
28 / 37 / 32 (automatic transmission)

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Transmissions

 

5-speed manual (std)

4-speed automatic (opt)

Gear ratios (:1)

five-speed with integrated differential

four-speed, electronically controlled, automatic overdrive transaxle with an electronically controlled torque converter clutch

Gear ratios (:1)

 

 

First:

3.54

2.88

Second:

2.05

1.57

Third:

1.32

1.00

Fourth:

0.95

0.70

Fifth:

0.76

N/A

Reverse:

3.39

2.30

Final drive:

4.21

4.145

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Chassis/Suspension

Front:

MacPherson strut-type

Rear:

compound crank rear suspension

Steering type:

electronic power steering

Steering ratio:

16:1

Steering wheel turns, lock-to-lock:

3

Turning circle, curb-to-curb
(ft / m):

32.5 / 9.9

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Brakes

Type:

front: vented disc
rear: drum

Rotor diameter (in / mm):

front: 10.1 / 256
rear: 7.9 / 200

Anti-lock braking system (ABS):

four-channel w/ brake assist

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Wheels/Tires

Wheel size and type:

15-inch five-split spoke silver painted aluminum (std)
15-inch aluminum machined gray painted (std on 2LT)

Tire size and type:

185/55R15 all-season

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Dimensions

Exterior

Wheelbase (in / mm):

93.5 / 2375

Overall length (in / mm):

144.7 / 3675

Overall width (in / mm):

62.9 / 1598

Overall height (in / mm):

61/ 1549

Track

 

Front (in / mm):

55.7 / 1415

Rear (in / mm):

55.5 / 1410

 

Interior

Seating capacity:

2 / 2

Headroom

 

Front (in /mm):

39.4 / 1410

Rear (in / mm):

37.3 / 947

Legroom

 

Front (in / mm):

42 / 1067

Rear (in / mm):

35.2 / 894

Shoulder room

 

Front (in / mm):

50.7 / 1288

Rear (in / mm):

49.7 / 1262

Hip room

 

Front (in / mm):

48 / 1219

Rear (in / mm):

47.5 / 1206

Cargo volume

 

Behind rear seat (cu ft / L):

11.4 / 323

Behind front seat, rear seat (cu ft / L):

31.2 / 884

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Capacities

EPA passenger volume (cu ft / L):

86.3 / 2444

Fuel tank (gal / L):

9.2 / 34.8

Engine oil (qt / L):

TBD

Cooling system (qt / L):

TBD

Curb weight base (lb / kg):

2237 / 1060 (man)
2269 / 1060 (auto)

*SAE certified.
Note: Information shown is current at time of publication.

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