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2020 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Spark

2020 Chevrolet
Spark

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$13,400 to $17,900
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$20,565 to $24,615
Invoice* $12,985 to $17,345 $19,041 to $22,790
MPG - City 29 - 30 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 37 - 38 37 - 41
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 5
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 Corolla Hatchback. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Spark and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Toyota Corolla Hatchback you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Spark, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Corolla Hatchback. 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 and the Toyota Corolla Hatchback have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Spark is much slimmer than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, 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 Corolla Hatchback.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Spark has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
The Chevrolet Spark has less seating than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, making the Toyota Corolla Hatchback the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

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