How Do the 2018 Chevrolet Spark Reviews Stack Up to the Competition?

December 7th, 2017 by

Blue Chevy Spark on street at sunset

The 2018 Chevrolet Spark reviews make it clear to Aurora, IL shoppers that this top-rated small car is well worth considering, but we wondered how the Spark measured up against the competition. To answer that question, we searched the web to compare the Spark and four of its top competitors; the Volkswagen Beetle, the Mitsubishi Mirage, the Toyota Yaris, and the Nissan Versa. Time after time, the experts chose the little Chevrolet over the competition thanks to a host of standard features that make it a stand-out choice.

Chevrolet Spark vs. Volkswagen Beetle

The experts at US News and World Report rated the Chevrolet Spark higher than the Volkswagen Beetle marking the beetle down for issues such as:

  • Low Fuel Economy
  • Poor Rear Visibility
  • High Initial Price Tag
  • Cramped Interior
  • Lack of Cargo Space

Chevrolet Spark vs. Mitsubishi Mirage

Critics at Car and Driver rated the Chevrolet Spark number one in its subcompact car division, but found the Mitsubishi Mirage far less appealing thanks to issues like:

  • Lackluster Engine
  • Excessive Body Roll
  • Excessive Interior Noise
  • Bargain-Basement Appearance
  • Vibration at Idle
2018 Chevrolet Spark Cargo
2018 Chevrolet Spark Dash

Chevrolet Spark vs. Toyota Yaris

Critics at Motor Trend praised the Chevy Spark’s fuel efficiency and personality, but referred to the Yaris as “the embodiment of basic transportation” because of problems like:

  • Sloppy Handling
  • Lackluster Power
  • Cramped Interior
  • Poor Fuel Economy
  • Unimpressive Technology

Chevrolet Spark vs. Nissan Versa

The experts at The Car Connection loved the Chevy Spark’s high-tech interior and impressive list of active safety features. They were less impressed with the Nissan Versa, calling it no-frills transportation and complaining that it possessed:

  • Low-Rent Looks Inside and Out
  • A Sluggish CVT
  • A Weak Engine
  • Unimpressive Safety Scores
  • Unremarkable Steering
2018 Chevrolet Spark Stearing
2018 Chevrolet Spark Seats

Test-drive the Chevy Spark in Naperville, IL

The Chevy Spark reviews reveal a clear winner for Aurora, IL shoppers looking to buy efficient transportation for less. Contact Chevrolet of Naperville at 630-357-6100 or visit our showroom at 1515 West Ogden Ave. in Naperville, IL and see why the Chevy Spark continues to leave the competition in the dust.