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Selected Style 5-Door HB Manual LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB LS 31 39 $11,804 $12,170
5-Door HB LT N/A N/A $25,617 $26,685
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Pure 34 38 $12,341 $13,270
2-Door Coupe Passion 34 38 $13,885 $14,930
2-Door Cabriolet Passion 34 38 $16,675 $17,930
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Chevrolet Spark enters the minicar fold with a space-efficient package and some of the best infotainment and connectivity technology in any affordable car; and while performance of the standard Spark is lackluster, the Spark EV breaks out as one of the best-performing, most efficient electric cars. Too bad the EV is offered on such a limited basis. The 2014 Smart ForTwo is now an old design, but it remains the easiest car to park in cities, and it's at its best in urban traffic; the electric model, new last year, is the nicest of the bunch, and now remarkably cheap.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 34 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 38 mpg
EPA Classification Subcompact Car Two-Seaters
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 47.50 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.70 48
Second Head Room (in) 37.30 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.70 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.00 41.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 45.4
Front Hip Room (in) 48.00 45.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.20 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.40 39.7
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.70 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 144.70 106.1
Height, Overall (in) 61.00 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.50 54.5
Wheelbase (in) 93.50 73.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 28.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 62.90 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 31.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 11.4 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 8
Brake Type Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 9.2 8.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.5 28.7
Steering Type Electric Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA -
Rear Tire Order Code RBC NA
Front Tire Size P185/55R15 P155/60TR15
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code RBC NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/55R15 P175/55TR15
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2269 1808
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 X 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 375 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 83 @ 4200 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LL0 NA
Displacement 1.2L/76 1.0 L/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 84 @ 6400 70 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I4 Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection MPI
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 (Est) 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 (Est) 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 34 (Est) 36
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.26
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.91
Trans Order Code MX2 NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.21 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Manual Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Body Style Hatchback Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Spark Smart fortwo
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear Compound Crank Other
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Other
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - TBD - 5.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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