Awards won by Chevrolet Joy/Matiz/Spark
Joy (Chevrolet Joy is also known as Matiz and Spark internationally)
* Guinness Book of Records - the most fuel-efficient car at 32.01 km to a litre of petrol.
* “Best Small Car of the Year” from BBC TV’s Top Gear
* BBC TV’s Top Gear program’s magazine declared the Chevrolet Joy “Best Value Car” in Britain.
* British magazine Auto Express named it “Best Small Car” in the magazine’s used-car awards.
* The Matiz has won international acclaim - 'Most Beautiful Automobile' - Milan Show & 'Best Small Car' - UK Motor Show.
* “Best Small Car” by the Italian Automobile Test Institute.
* Matiz: best-selling mini with choice of two lively engines
* J.D. Power Names Matiz No. 1 in Mexico
* Readers of the world’s largest automobile publication, Auto Motor and Sport, chose Chevrolet Joy as one of the top three car brands after a survey of consumers in 13 European countries.
* The German publication ranked the Chevrolet Joy in the top three, along with the VW Lupo and Ford’s Ka.
* Best Mini Car in Chongqing (China)
* Best Mini-Car in Chengdu (China)
* Best-Loved Mini-Car of Western Chinese Consumers
* China Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) -- Compact Car
* China Initial Quality Study (IQS) -- Compact Car
* Domestically Produced Mini-Car Champion
* Mini-Car of the Year 2005
* Most Reliable Mini-Car
* Sohu Netizen Favorite Mini-Car
* South Africa Initial Quality Study (IQS) -- Lower Compact Car
* The Auto Design Award from IBCAM
* Chevrolet Joy has been named three times “Car of the Year” by Groupement Inter-Professionel de Li Automobile (GIPA), a global association of professional automobile evaluators based in Italy.
* In Italy 80 000 readers of Quattroruote, Italy’s most popular motoring magazine, voted for their favourite cars from 277 candidates in 10 categories. In the city car category they chose Chevrolet Joy as their favourite ahead of Italy’s home-grown Fiat Seicento.
* The Chevrolet Joy has won the Energy Grand Prix award presented by Consumers Korea.