Chevrolet Spark vs. MINI Cooper

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$13,050 - $14,150
$21,600 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.64 / 5
28 Reviews
4.73 / 5
11 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
98 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.4L DOHC 4
1.5L 12V Twin Power Turbo

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
41.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39 in.
40.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33 in.
30.8 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
36.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
4

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Tire Width

Tire Width
P185/55R15
H - P205/45VR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
93.9 in.
98.2 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
33.8 ft.
35.4 ft.

Length

Length
143.1 in.
151.1 in.

Width

Width
62.8 in.
68 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2246 - 2278 lbs.
2605 - 2675 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
98 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
94 ft. lbs.
162 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
3 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.2 gal.
10.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
34 - 35 mpg
31 - 33 mpg

City

City
29 - 30 mpg
27 - 28 mpg

Highway

Highway
38 - 39 mpg
35 - 38 mpg

CVT Transmission

CVT Transmission
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Spark
MINI Hardtop 2 Door

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Car
Minicompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
83.0 ft³.
2605 - 2675 lbs.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2246 - 2278 lbs.
30 - 32 mpg.

Number of Passenger Doors

Number of Passenger Doors
4
27 - 28 mpg.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
33 mpg.
35 - 38 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
29 - 30 mpg.
MINI

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 - 39 mpg.
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.3
1.5 L/91

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
LV7
Gasoline Direct Injection

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas I4
205 - _6AT04_

Displacement

Displacement
1.4L/
6

Fuel System

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MR7 - MR8
3.62 - 4.46

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
1.93 - 2.51

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic - Manual
1.24 - 1.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 - 3.91
0.97 - 1.14

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
375
0.81 - 0.85

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80
0.67 - 0.68

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut
3.19 - 3.54

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Compound Crank
3.42 - 3.68

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front
N/A mm.
5.5 - 5.9

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear
N/A mm.
150

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QGD
Strut

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QGD
Multi-Link

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
ZAL
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/55R15
Multi-Link

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/55R15
927

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
T105/70D14
927

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 x 6 in.
H - P205/45VR17

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6 in.
H - P205/45VR17

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
14 x 4.5 in.
Compact

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Compact in.

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric
Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
33.8 ft.
Aluminum

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
Steel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Rack-Pinion

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
35.4 ft.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
4-Wheel Disc

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
9.2 gal.
4-Wheel

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.0 in.
Yes

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
50.8 in.
11 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.2 in.
10.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.0 in.
10.6 gal.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49.8 in.
40.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.0 in.
41.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
48.0 in.
50.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
93.9 in.
36.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
143.1 in.
30.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
62.8 in.
47.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.4 in.
98.2 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
54.5 in.
151.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
54.5 in.
68 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
11.1 ft³.
55.7 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
27.2 ft³.
59.1 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Spark
59.1 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
4.9 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
8.7 ft³.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.4
38 ft³.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
MINI

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Subcompact

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
Hatchback

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
1.5