Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Introduction
The names, logos, emblems, slogans,
vehicle model names, and vehicle body designs appearing in this manual including, but not limited to, GM, the GM logo, CHEVROLET, the CHEVROLET Emblem, and SPARK are trademarks and/or service marks of General Motors LLC, its subsidiaries, affiliates, or licensors.
For vehicles first sold in Canada, substitute the name “General Motors of Canada Limited” for Chevrolet Motor Division wherever it appears in this manual.
This manual describes features that may or may not be on the vehicle because of optional equipment that was not purchased on the vehicle, model variants, country specifications, features/applications that may not be available in your region, or changes subsequent to the printing of this owner manual.
Refer to the purchase documentation relating to your specific vehicle to confirm the features.
Keep this manual in the vehicle for quick reference.
Canadian Vehicle Owners
A French language manual can be obtained from your dealer, at www.helminc.com, or from: On peut obtenir un exemplaire de ce guide en français auprès du concessionnaire ou à l'adresse savant: Helm, Incorporated
Attention: Customer Service
47911 Halyard Drive
Plymouth, MI 48170
Using this Manual
To quickly locate information about the vehicle, use the Index in the back of the manual. It is an alphabetical list of what is in the manual and the page number where it can be found.
Danger, Warning, and Caution
Warning messages found on vehicle labels and in this manual describe hazards and what to do to avoid or reduce them.
Danger indicates a hazard with a high level of risk which will result in serious injury or death.
Warning indicates a hazard that could result in injury or death.
Caution indicates a hazard that could result in property or vehicle damage.
A circle with a slash through it
is a safety symbol which means “Do Not,” “Do not do this,” or “Do not let this happen.”
The vehicle has components and labels that use symbols instead of text. Symbols are shown along with the text describing the operation or information relating to a specific component, control, message, gauge, or indicator.
This symbol is shown when you need
to see your owner manual for additional instructions or information.
This symbol is shown when you need
to see a service manual for additional instructions or information.
Vehicle Symbol Chart
Here are some additional symbols that may be found on the vehicle and what they mean. For more information on the symbol, refer to the Index.
Airbag Readiness Light
Antilock Brake System (ABS)
Audio Steering Wheel Controls or OnStar®
Brake System Warning Light
Engine Coolant Temperature
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
LATCH System Child Restraints
Malfunction Indicator Lamp
Safety Belt Reminders
Tire Pressure Monitor
Traction Control Off
Windshield Washer Fluid
All seating positions in the vehicle have a lap-shoulder belt. The following instructions explain how to wear a lap-shoulder belt properly. Adjust the seat, if the seat is adjustable, so you can sit up straight. To see how, see “Seats” in the Index. Pick up the latch plate and pull ...
The fuel gauge indicates about how much fuel is left when the ignition is turned to ON/RUN. When the tank nears empty, the low fuel warning light will come on. There is still a little fuel left, but the vehicle's fuel tank should be filled soon. See Low Fuel Warning Light on page 5-20 ...
Hazard Warning Flashers
The hazard warning flasher button is on the center stack. (Hazard Warning Flasher): Press to make the front and rear turn signal lamps flash on and off. This warns others that you are having trouble. Press the button again to turn the flashers off. When the hazard warning flashers are on, ...