The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is a four-door, four-seater, subcompact sedan is available in three versions: LS, 1LT and 2LT. Also available is an all-electric version of the Spark EV, which we considered separately. In addition to the 2016 Chevrolet Spark security features listed below, standard key features in version LS includes 15-inches wheels, automatic headlamps, air conditioning, power windows, rear seat bench / 40-split-folding 60, a driver’s seat height adjustment, tilt steering wheel alone, a trip computer, OnStar Telematics Chevy and a four-speaker audio system with auxiliary jack.
2016 Chevrolet Spark Features
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark 1LT trim adds electrically adjustable mirrors, cruise control, keyless entry, central locking, carpet floor mats, audio controls and steering wheel-mounted telephone, outside temperature display, an anti-theft system, and MyLink infotainment system that includes a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, voice recognition, USB port, the integration of the smartphone application, satellite radio and six speakers contains.
Move to the top-of-the-line Chevrolet Spark 2LT adds leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery, heated front seats, fog lights, heated mirrors, roof rack and several exterior design improvements, such as the wheels finished in gray machine athletic front and rear aprons treatments and chromium applications.
2016 Chevrolet Spark Interior
Behind the wheel, the 2016 Chevrolet Spark surrounds you with a simple interior, clean and modern. He is accented with splashes of color door trim and well-structured trim sculptures and chic enough to help you, the hard plastic surfaces that are common in an affordable sedan dressed overlooked. In addition to the visual appeal are sporty gauges, which are both a traditional speedometer and a digital multi-function display.
The MyLink display touchscreen is available, you can connect mobile-phone to audio system through Bluetooth or USB port and AUX input adds to the modern feel of the sparks with sharp graphics and visceral menus. Apple iPhone users can use the Siri voice recognition system in Eyes Free mode for hands-free calls, play songs in iTunes library and listen to and send text messages hands free. Buyer can also applications available internet radio stream and provide full navigation features and updates live traffic. But it is how many similar systems are not compatible with all smartphones and touch screen sometimes no touch input, you can be frustrating register.
Given the small size provides the spark relatively spacious seats, which are found very pleasant even on long trips most adults. The vertical position of the front seats there is the impression that you, instead of sitting on chairs in them, and there is no real lateral support. Although larger than many in the small car segment, the rear seats are best suited for small passengers. Adult Medium probably complain cushions and headrests low seats.
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark rear seats is a narrow, 11.4 cubic feet of cargo space. Fold both sides of the versatile 60:40 backrest provides a fairly flat load floor and courteous 31.2 displacement, but this is not a simple matter, such as airbags, before being returned and the headrests before plopping away the seat backrests.
2016 Chevrolet Spark Engine
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is supplied power from a four-cylinder 1.2-liter that produces 84 horsepower and 83 pound-feet of torque. The 5-speed manual gearbox is the standard, with a CVT option (Continuously Variable Transmission). The spark is a front-wheel drive.
According to Chevrolet, 2016 Chevrolet Spark with a manual transmission will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 10.5 seconds. This corresponds to about one second slower than the average small car. According to the EPA fuel economy estimates sparks with a manual transmission gets 34 mpg combined (31 city / 39 highway). With CVT, it is combined 34 mpg, but 1 less in city traffic (30 city / 39 highway).
2016 Chevrolet Spark Safety
Standard safety features on 2016 Chevy Spark include four anti-lock brakes (front disc, rear drum), mountain-start assist, stability and traction control, side airbags front and rear, the entire length side curtain airbags and knee airbags for the front seats. OnStar service also provides automatic collision notification, support to request roadside assistance and stolen vehicles.
In government testing has become the spark of four stars out of five, which is itself added to a total of four stars for frontal impact protection and five stars for overall side impact protection based. In safety tests by the Insurance Institute conducted for Highway Safety, the spark plug with the top rating of “good” in the impact test Offset moderate overlap frontal crash and the grade has reached “good” for side impact, roof strength and the headrests of the seats / protection tests. In a small overlap frontal offset test IIHS, the sparks will receive a second-best rating of “acceptable”; most other competing cars are not as good in this test that the sparks made. In brake testing, a 2LT Spark held 60 mph in 123 feet, which is average for this class of 2016 Chevrolet Spark.