Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Spark gains some needed maturity

April 2, 2015 1:00 PM

65 0

Redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Spark gains some needed maturity

With a slightly longer wheelbase and lower roof, the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Spark casts aside the gawky, tall stance for a more adult profile. To compensate for the 1.6-inch height reduction, the new Spark aims to maintain headroom by lowering the seats. That means drivers don’t sit quite as upright as before. New seat designs with high-density foam promise improved comfort, one of the many shortcomings with the current model.

A bigger 1.4-liter engine brings 14 extra horsepower, for a total of 98. That’s a much-needed upgrade. With an aluminum block and head, and an integrated exhaust manifold, the new engine is lighter than the old 1.2-liter. Buyers can still choose a five-speed manual or continuously variable automatic...

Read more

To category page

Loading...