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2013 Chevrolet Spark

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

  2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar 2013 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback
MSRP
$12,185
$14,185
Invoice $11,819 $13,830
MPG
City/Highway
28/38 25/35
Rating
6.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is the brand's first minicar, and its five doors open to an interior that seats four adults capably if not luxuriously. It's neither the fastest nor the most fuel-efficient small car, but in tight city streets, it's easy to drive and park--and the smartphone navigation app shows the future of in-car infotainment. Avoid the automatic version, though; it's tragically slow. Read Full Review The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic swaps econobox blues for sporty driving feel as well as safety, refinement, and comfort. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Real interior space for four
  • Upright rear hides usable load space
  • Navigation app for smartphones costs just $50
  • Even base cars have alloy wheels
  • Supremely easy to park

Dislikes:

  • Automatic transmission cars are slow--very slow
  • Fuel economy not as good as larger compacts
  • Seats feel slightly narrow
  • Some may prefer more conventional colors

Likes:

  • Smooth and quiet ride
  • Steering has good weight and feel
  • Seats are comfortable, and sized right
  • Turbo-four engine has refined, premium feel
  • Styling reaches out of econo-box

Dislikes:

  • Base engine is boomy and coarse
  • Mushy brake pedal
  • USB missing from base model
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