2017 Chevrolet Spark: The subcompact 2017 Chevrolet Spark competes with the Ford Fiesta, and for 2017 it adds a sport version called the ACTIV. This version has different looks compared to the standard Spark.The Spark is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 98 horsepower and mates to either a five-speed manual transmission or a continuously-variable automatic (CVT). Fuel economy is EPA-estimated at 30 mpg city/41 mpg highway (31/41 with CVT). The Spark is front-wheel drive. An electric version is available in a handful of states.Available features include in-car wireless, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, satellite radio, air conditioning, and infotainment system.Available safety features include rear-view camera, forward-collision alert, lane-departure warning, blind-spot alert, rear park assist, and 10 standard airbags.The base price for the 2017 Chevrolet Spark ACTIV is $16,945, not including dealer and destination fees.