Sub-Compacts & Mini’s

  • 2013 Chevrolet Spark

    Earlier this month, we told you that the diminutive 2013 Chevrolet Spark with manual 5-speed transmission had received official EPA ratings of 32 mpg city, 38 mpg highway and 34 mpg combined. Now Chevrolet has received the ratings for the 2013 Spark with automatic 4-speed gearbox: 28 mpg city, 37 mpg highway, and 32 mpg combined. Fitted with the same 1.2-liter inline-4 cylinder engine as the manual Spark, it offers the same 85 horsepower. That equates to gas mileage figures only 1 mpg better than the much larger 2012 Sonic Sedan with automatic 6-speed gearbox, while the manual 6-speed Sonic...

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