General Motors India has always surprised the Indian car market with its products. Its Chevrolet Spark range has been doing well in the country since the time of its launch. The Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is the base variant of Chevrolet Spark. The car has compact looks, good engine specifications and definitely loaded with all the crucial comfort features. The engine here is 1.0 litre of petrol motor that is capable of churning out a good 61.8bhp of peak power at the rate of 5400rpm along with a maximum torque of 90.3Nm at the rate of 4200rpm. The five speed manual transmission coupled with the engine help the car to give out a really good mileage figure, which make the car an ideal deal for a small family. The interiors of the Chevrolet Spark 1.0 are quite good, which comprise of all the basic comfort features like comfortable seating arrangement, air cooling system with heater, ample of legroom and headroom and so on . All these things make Chevrolet Spark 1.0 a good one for a small family. The price tag of this Spark variant has been kept reasonable and keeping things easy on your pocket.
Look wise, Chevrolet Spark petrol is a quite remarkable. General Motors have made this car to be fit for the Indian car market. The compact body structure accompanied with some style elements make Chevrolet Spark 1.0 appealing on the road. The hatchback has a stylish front comprise of front grille with large headlamps making it much more dynamic and trendy. The cute car has ORVMs and door handles have been dipped in body color accompanied by nicely shaped wheel arches and black colored side cladding. The rear end of the car is eye catching and comes with body colored tail gate and chic tail lights. The Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is a well proportioned car as well. It has a spacious cabin area and the car stretches out to a good length of 3495mm along with the width and height of 1495mm and 1518mm respectively. The ground clearance of 170mm and the 4.6meters of turning radius add on to the exterior section of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 .
The interiors of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 are decent. The car is comes with dual tone instrumental panel accompanied with ergonomically advanced features. The high headroom along with rear seat passengers positioned a little higher make the interiors of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 better and roomier. The fabric used for the seat upholstery is of high quality, while you will also fin fabric inserts in the door trims. The metallic finish on the instrumental panel further adds on to the good looks of the interiors of the car. Taken as a whole, the interiors of the Chevrolet Spark 1.0 are pretty humble and upright. But, with such low price tag the interiors of the car come out to be remarkable and pretty good.
The comfort level of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is quite good. General Motors have taken care of its consumers and made the car variant quite comfortable and loaded with all the crucial comfort features. The air cooling system with heater here is extremely efficient and is capable of cooling the entire car within few seconds. the low fuel warning light, remote fuel lid and boot opener, vanity mirror, trunk light, cup holders for the front, Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts and seat lumbar support is present to make the comfort level of the car much higher. However, the car doesn’t sport some of the main features like power steering, power windows and glove compartment, which are hard to be excused. But at the same time, the car sports adjustable steering column, Electronic Multi-Tripmeter, tachometer, and digital odometer . The ample of luggage storage area along with sufficient amount of legroom and headroom saves the grace for Chevrolet Spark 1.0.
Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is blessed with a high performing compact petrol engine of 1.0 litre S-TEC that is incorporated with a numerous advanced technologies such as dual distributor less ignition, advanced optical sensors, multi point fuel injection and motorized throttle intake system. With such advanced technologies, this 1.0litre of petrol motor has a the ability to churn out peak power 61.8bhp of peak power at the rate o 5400rpm along with a maximum torque of 90.3Nm at the rate of 4200rpm. The five speed manual transmission coupled with the engine makes sure that the car delivers a good mileage of around 13 to 16.9kmpl. Performance wise as well, the car doesn’t let down. The car goes from 0 to 100kmph in merely 14.8 seconds at a top speed of 141kmph .
The braking and handling department of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is also quite impressive. The braking system is good and comprise of disc brakes for the front along with self adjusting drum brakes for the rear. The entire braking system is very responsive. The handling of the car is enhanced with the suspension system that is present here. It comprises of McPherson Struts with Anti-roll bar type suspension for the front axle and the rear axle has Torsion Beam. The gas filled shock absorbers make sure that the handling of the car is smooth and absolutely trouble-free.
The safety department of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 is not very appealing. The car misses out on numerous safety features. The anti lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution system, brake assist, airbags, day and night rear view mirror all these features are not present in the car. However, to save the grace, Chevrolet Spark 1.0 safety section comes with child door locks, power door locks, Halogen Headlamps, Rear Seat Belts, Door Ajar Warning, front and side impact beams, and Adjustable Seats.
Compact exteriors, good interiors and impressive mileage are the major highlights of the car
The major drawbacks of Chevrolet Spark 1.0 comprise of lack of numerous safety features, absence of audio system, power steering and power windows.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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