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2017 Chevrolet Spark to make Philippine debut in March

2017 Chevrolet Spark to make Philippine debut in March image

Marcus De Guzman / Chevrolet | January 26, 2017 15:07

All-new Chevrolet Spark to enter local A-segment anew

Chevrolet Philippines will soon be rolling out an all-new A-segment hatchback. The Covenant Car Company Inc (TCCCI), the official distributor of Chevy cars, announced that the 2017 Spark will make its local debut in March.

First revealed during the 2015 New York International Auto Show, the 2017 Spark gets a new look and rides on a new platform. While it retains the distinct shape, the front fascia has been redeisgned and a gets a fresh set of headlights and foglights. The signature front split-grill has been carried-over however.

2017 Chevrolet Spark to make local debut in March

Further down, the side-window mounted door handles for the rear passengers has been retained as well which gives the 5-door hatch a 3-door look. The rear was redesigned as well as it gets new curved taillights and a tailgate-mounted spoiler.

Powering the upcoming 2017 Spark is a new 1.4-liter EcoTec inline-four that is rated at 99 PS. It will then be mated to a continuously variable tranmission (CVT). There are no reports yet if a manual gearbox will be offered.

More details about the 2017 Chevrolet Spark will be released as its debut date draws nearer.