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MSRP: $12,170 - $16,385
Invoice: $11,805 - $15,730
MPG: 31 City / 39 Hwy
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Chevrolet Spark Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

Recall Date: 07/21/2014
  • Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014 Spark vehicles manufactured from May 7, 2014, to May 26, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the left and right lower control arm attaching bolts in the front suspension may not be tightened to specification.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,919
  • Consequence: If the lower control arm bolts are not tightened properly, the lower control arm may separate from the steering knuckle while driving, causing a loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Owners are instructed NOT to drive their vehicles until the recall remedy has been completed. Owners should call a Chevrolet dealer immediately to arrange for their vehicle to be transported free of charge for servicing. GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right lower control arm attaching bolts to make sure that they are tightened to the proper specification, free of charge. The recall began on August 1, 2014. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14453. Note: Owners are advised not to drive the vehicle until the repairs have been completed.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V440000

Reliability

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Warranty

Chevrolet covers the 2014 Spark with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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