2015 Chevrolet Spark vs 2015 Scion iQ

Thanks to its small stature, affordable price, and array of equipment, the 2015 Chevrolet Spark proves an excellent pick for first-time car buyers and urbanites alike. Despites its diminutive dimensions, the Spark provides a spacious interior and fantastic fuel efficiency, priorities for motorists exploring the subcompact segment. Another model that competes on this platform is the 2015 Scion iQ, but upon further inspection it becomes infinitely clear that the 2015 Chevrolet Spark is the better choice.

The price of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark might cause you to do a double take, but despite its impressive affordability, the Spark in no way feels cheap:

  • 2015 Chevrolet Spark: MSRP from $12,270

  • 2015 Scion iQ: MSRP from $15,665

2015 Scion iQ

2015 Scion iQ

  • 48.4 cubic feet of cargo room
  • 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder ECOTEC engine
  • MSRP from $20,300


Highway Fuel Economy

When purchasing from the subcompact class, impressive fuel efficiency typically tops buyers’ must-have list. In that regard, the 2015 Chevrolet Spark beats the 2015 Scion iQ outright. Whereas the Scion iQ’s 1.3L four-cylinder engine gets a mere 37 mpg highway, the Chevrolet Spark’s 1.2L four-cylinder machine achieves 39 mpg highway. So if you want to save at the pump as well, the 2015 Chevrolet Spark is your best bet.

Interior and Cargo Space

Small cars don’t necessarily denote a limited interior, and the 2015 Chevrolet Spark makes that clear. Regularly, the Spark boasts 11.4 cubic feet of dedicated cargo space, a figure that grows to a surprising 31.2 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded down. Better still, it guarantees plenty of passenger room, as most adults will find themselves extremely comfortable. Meanwhile, the 2015 Scion iQ has an essentially non-existent cargo volume of 3.5 cubic feet normally and 16.7 cubic feet when the seats are laid flat, and passengers are likely to find themselves cramped and uncomfortable within the cabin.

High-Tech Features

The 2015 Chevrolet Spark comes equipped with features and technology unavailable on the 2015 Scion iQ:

  • OnStar: Primarily geared toward safety, the OnStar telematics system automatically contacts emergency responders in the event of a crash, provides on-demand roadside assistance if you ever find yourself in a pinch, and helps track down your vehicle if it’s been stolen. The 2015 has no such advanced safety offering.

  • 4G LTE WiFi: If you’re like the rest of us, you enjoy staying connected at all times, whether that’s checking your email or updating social media, Thanks to Chevrolet’s standard 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, hitting the road won’t leave you disconnected. Through the OnStar system, the Spark converts into a Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing up to seven devices to connect to the Internet while on the go. The 2015 Scion iQ doesn’t provide Internet connectivity.

Get Your 2015 Chevrolet Spark at Sunrise Chevrolet

Slide behind the wheel of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark and figure out how to finance it at Sunrise Chevrolet, located at 414 E. North Avenue in Glendale Heights, Illinois, a quick trip from Bloomingdale. If you have any questions before you head over, don’t hesitate to get in touch.