General Motors has announced that it’s first ever minicar, the Chevrolet Spark, will hit showrooms around America in August of this year. The four-seat Spark will come with a 4-cylinder, 1.2-liter Ecotec engine and either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. The Chevrolet Spark will achieve 83 horsepower with this powertrain.
The Chevrolet Spark has been very successful in foreign markets such as Europe, Asia, Australia, Mexico, and South America. General Motors believes the Spark will compete aggressively with the Mini Cooper and Fiat 500. GM has not released official fuel mileage estimates for the American Spark, but it is believed the figures will land somewhere around 30 mpg city and 40 mpg highway.
All models will receive ten airbags, 15-inch alloy wheels, air conditioning, and power windows. LT trims will have Chevrolet’s MyLink touch-screen infotainment system, heated seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
Look for the Chevy Spark to start arriving at Clements Chevrolet Cadillac Subaru in Rochester, Minnesota later this summer!