Compare 2013 Chevrolet Spark vs 2013 smart fortwo

2013 Chevrolet Spark
2013 smart fortwo
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5-Door HB Automatic LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Spark 5-Door HB Automatic LS 28 37 $12,716 $13,110
Spark 5-Door HB Automatic LT w/1LT 28 37 $14,121 $14,710
Spark 5-Door HB Automatic LT w/2LT 28 37 $15,369 $16,010
Spark 5-Door HB Manual LS 32 38 $11,819 $12,185
Spark 5-Door HB Manual LT w/1LT 32 38 $13,233 $13,785
Spark 5-Door HB Manual LT w/2LT 32 38 $14,481 $15,085
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2-Door Convertible Passion
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
fortwo 2-Door Convertible Passion 34 38 $16,638 $17,890
fortwo 2-Door Coupe Passion 34 38 $13,848 $14,890
fortwo 2-Door Coupe Pure 34 38 $11,616 $12,490
fortwo electric drive 2-Door Convertible N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
fortwo electric drive 2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,716
$16,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,110
$17,890
Monthly Payment Estimate
$219 / month
$298 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.4
6.0
TCC’s 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. Distinctive, quirky, and lightly restyled this year, the 2013 Smart ForTwo is at its best in crowded cities where parking and maneuverability are top priorities, but smooth driving takes careful practice and almost any other inexpensive car is a better choice for highway use.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 34 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Car Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.70 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.00 41.200
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.3 45.400
Front Hip Room (in)
48.00 45.400
Second Leg Room (in)
35.20 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.40 39.700
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Hip Room (in)
47.50 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.70 48.000
Second Head Room (in)
37.30 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
61.00 60.700
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.50 54.500
Wheelbase (in)
93.50 73.500
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.90 61.400
Track Width, Front (in)
55.70 50.500
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
144.70 106.100
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
31.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
11.4 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 7.800
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - 8.000 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.000 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
9.2 8.700
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.5 28.700
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
RBC NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/55R15 P175/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
RBC NA
Front Tire Size
P185/55R15 P155/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2269 1852
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 4.500
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
375 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
84 @ 6400 70 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I3
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
83 @ 4200 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LL0 NA
Displacement
1.2L/73 1.0/61
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 34
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 38
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.230
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.910
Trans Order Code
MNG NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.14 4.530
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.940
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.310
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.260
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.710
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Spark Smart fortwo
Body Style
4 Door Hatch Back Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 5.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -

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