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Our feisty colleagues at GreenCarReports have taken that blanket assertion to task, pointing out that the Spark is around the size of the MINI Cooper, which is surely no slouch in showrooms. And furthermore, if gas prices creep up, SUV-lovers might be willing to downsize their American dreams.
On the other hand, Chevrolet and General Motors have taken a lot of flack in recent months, and it'll be a while before they're back in everyone's good graces. Walk through John Voelcker's assessment and add your own $.02 to the mix.