2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV.

The 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV has 2 model options: Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L and Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L.

The 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV is 33 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L 33 30 37
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L 32 29 37

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV is $1,925.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $1,875 on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L $1,900 save $2,000
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L $1,950 save $1,750

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV will consume in one year is 9 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L 9
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L 9

💨 How Many Grams of CO2 Does a 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Emit?

The 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV will emit an average of about 4,102,500 grams of CO2 per year.

🌳 To help you understand the impact of this, a normal tree will absorb around 21,000 grams of CO2 per year. This means that roughly 140 trees would be needed to offset emissions from the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV.

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV model options.

Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Automatic (variable gear ratios) 4-cyl, 1.4 L:

City MPG 30
Highway MPG 37
Combined MPG 33
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 2,000
Fuel Cost $1,900
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Grams of CO2 4,035,000
Trees Needed to Offset 192
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (variable gear ratios)
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 1.4 L:

City MPG 29
Highway MPG 37
Combined MPG 32
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,750
Fuel Cost $1,950
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Grams of CO2 4,170,000
Trees Needed to Offset 199
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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