2012 Chevrolet Spark Automatic, 2013 MY

The Chevrolet Spark is a hatchback with 5 doors and a front mounted powerplant which supplies its power through the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.2 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 83 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) at 6400 rpm and 113 Nm (83 lbft/11.5 kgm) at 4200 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox. Quoted kerb weight is 1029 kg.

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2012 Chevrolet Spark Automatic, 2013 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3675 mm
How heavy?
1029 kg
What size engine?
1.2 litre, 1249 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 83 bhp / 62 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
113 Nm / 83 ft.lb / 11.5 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How economical?
28/37/32 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined

Chevrolet Spark models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 1249 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 1015 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 995 cm3 68 PS 67 bhp 50 kW 119.0 CO2 864 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1206 cm3 81 PS 80 bhp 60 kW 864 kg

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2012 Chevrolet Spark Automatic data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2375 93.5
Track/tread (front) 1415 55.7
Track/tread (rear) 1410 55.5
Length 3675 144.7
Width 1598 62.9
Height 1549 61
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.55
Kerb weight 1029 kg 2269
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 34.8 litres 7.7 UK Gal 9.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.2 litre
1249 cc
(76.219 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 70.5 × 80 mm
2.78 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 84 PS (83 bhp) (62 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 66.5 bhp/litre
1.09 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 113 Nm (83 ft·lb) (11.5 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque 90.47 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminium head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1136.9 kPa (164.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 6850 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 312.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 81.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
60.15 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
80.66 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.63 kg/kW
27.77 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 28/37/32 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km8.4/6.4/7.4 l/100km city/highway/combined
km/litre11.9/15.7/13.6 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG33.6/44.4/38.4 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG28.0/37.0/32.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 3.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/55 R 15
Tyres rear 185/55 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 256 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 4.15
general
Carfolio.com ID292490
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 12.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Chevrolet Spark Automatic added 2012-11-15.
Last modified 2013-02-28.