When buying a car for the first time or for a new driver, it’s important to focus on the things that matter the most, affordability and safety. You won’t find a smarter choice than the Chevrolet Spark, one of the most affordable subcompact cars on the road today. Loaded with safety and technology features, the Spark is the perfect for those who drive on narrow campus streets or park in tight city spaces. And Ferman Chevrolet of Tarpon Springs is the perfect place to buy it.
Chevrolet offers three trim lines on the Spark, each with 5 speed manual or automatic transmissions. The base model is offered for less than $14,000. On top of the affordable price, the Spark gets 38 MPG on the highway and 29 MPG in the city using regular gasoline making is perfect for budget-conscious students and those starting on the road of life.
Best of all, the Spark is loaded with standard safety features that make it the smart choice for new drivers. First off, there is great visibility in all directions from the driver’s seat and Chevrolet built the car with a high-strength steel safety cage. There is a 10-air bag system that protect drivers on all sides during a collision. Stabilitrak electronic stability control and Electronic Traction control keep the car firmly on the road in all weather conditions while a rearview camera lets you check to make sure your reverse path is clear. Optional safety features include Rear Park Assist to help you into tight spaces and rear cross traffic alert so you never back out of a space and into oncoming traffic. Available Forward Collision Alert uses cameras and radar to detect a sudden slow-down of the vehicle in front of you and a lane departure warning alerts the driver when the car drifts out of the lane without engaging the turning signal. Finally, if a collision occurs, the On-Star Guidance Plan with Automatic Crash Response ensures help is dispatched to the scene as quickly as possible. All of this is designed to make the driving experience as safe as possible.