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2021 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2020 Toyota 86 Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Spark

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2020 Toyota
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MSRP*
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$13,600 to $18,100
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$27,060 to $30,190
Invoice* $13,178 to $17,539 $25,707 to $28,681
MPG - City 29 - 30 21
MPG - Hwy 37 - 38 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 4 4
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Spark than the Toyota 86. The Chevrolet Spark will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Toyota 86.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Spark as you will with the Toyota 86, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Spark is clearly a better financial choice over the Toyota 86. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Spark will cost more in transportation costs than the Toyota 86.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Spark is much slimmer than the Toyota 86, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Spark, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota 86.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Spark has much less torque than the Toyota 86, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Spark has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota 86, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Spark is significantly less powerful than the Toyota 86. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Spark and the Toyota 86. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Spark will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Toyota 86.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Spark comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota 86.