The most likely competitors to the 2013 Chevrolet Spark may be the three-door Fiat 500 and MINI Cooper, though it undercuts them on price and has more interior room.
The MINI especially is more fun to drive, but the Spark's dashboard and smartphone integration is light-years ahead of the MINI's messy dials and switches.
The Mitsubishi i is the only other five-door hatchback, and it too has good interior space for its dimensions, but it's only available as an electric car with a low 62-mile range, and it sells only in small volumes.
Finally, a pair of two-seaters also count as minicars: the Smart ForTwo is now old and still unpleasant to drive, while the Scion iQ can hold three people--barely--and is a smarter, updated version of the same concept.
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|2013 Chevrolet SparkBrowse Used Listings||2013 MINI CooperBrowse Used Listings||2013 Scion iQBrowse Used Listings||2013 smart fortwoBrowse Used Listings||2012 Mitsubishi iBrowse Used Listings|
|28 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy||26 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy||36 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy||34 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I3||N/A|
|Mini-Compact Car||Minicompact||Mini Compact||Minicompact||N/A|
|5-Door HB Manual LS||2-Door Coupe||3-Door HB (SE)||2-Door Coupe Pure||N/A|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||N/A|
|4 Door Hatch Back||Hatchback||Hatchback||Coupe||N/A|
|Manual||Manual||Continuously Variable Ratio||Automatic w/Manual Shift||N/A|
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|2013 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2013 MINI Cooper||2013 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2013 Scion iQ||2013 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2013 smart fortwo||2013 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2012 Mitsubishi i|