2013 Chevrolet Spark  RealSafeCars55Safety Rating

#103 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#172 of all 2013 vehicles


Pictured: 2014 Chevrolet Spark
The Spark, introduced by Chevrolet in 2013, is a mini hatchback with seating up to 4. The Spark has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2016. Chevrolet offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 Chevrolet Spark has a score of 55, implying a 0.074% chance of driver death (6.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 Chevrolet Spark has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0743% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 8.4873%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0743% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 8.4873% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark is 55% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark is 44% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8228Hyundai AccentChevrolet SparkNissan VersaFord FiestaToyota YarisKia Riosmart fortwoChevrolet SonicKia SoulMazda 2Suzuki SX4Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 Chevrolet Spark with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 28 to 82. The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is safer than the 2013 Hyundai Accent and less safe than the 2013 Ford Fiesta, the 2013 Toyota Yaris, the 2013 Kia Rio, the 2012 Suzuki SX4, the 2012 Mazda 2, the 2013 Kia Soul, the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic, and the 2013 smart fortwo. It is about as safe as the 2013 Nissan Versa.

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