Chevrolet Sonic

Price $18,195 – $22,145
Fuel consumption 6.6 – 9.7 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 72%(view ratings)
The Chevrolet Sonic is a subcompact car offered in sedan and hatchback versions. It competes with models like the Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit and Hyundai Accent. The Sonic sets itself apart with its 138-horsepower, 1.4L turbo engine, paired with a standard five-speed manual gearbox or an optional six-speed automatic. The Sonic LT is powered by a 1.8L four-cylinder engine. The RS option adds a touch of sportiness with its lowered suspension.

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Test Drives2014 Chevrolet Sonic : Chevy’s Warmed-up Hatch
Chevrolet took a considerable step forward in performance and driving pleasure when it replaced the not-so-exciting Aveo with the Sonic in 2012. While the Aveo represented basic transportation for drivers on a budget, the Sonic adds a little bit of gusto and pizzazz to the formula. Subcompact hatchbacks have never …
Comparative TestsMazda2 vs. Chevrolet Sonic: Two subcompacts go head to head
In Quebec, the subcompact car market is considerable, as buyers have a real appetite for affordable, fuel-efficient cars. So it’s no surprise that many automakers achieve their best sales figures in this category in la Belle Province. Mazda is a relative newcomer to this segment, as it only decided to …


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NewsChevrolet Sonic Becomes the Latest Car to Get Axed
Another week, another car for which the bell tolls. Not long after Ford said it would drop most of its cars in North America and General Motors signaled the end for the Cadillac ATS sedan , Chevrolet has just announced that it will end sale of the Sonic in Canada …
NewsChevrolet unveils reworked 2017 Sonic hatchback, sedan
Chevrolet is continuing to overhaul its model lineup, introducing refreshed versions of the Sonic hatchback and sedan that will go on sale later this year. The 2017 Sonic's front end most closely resembles the 2016 Volt and Cruze , and the upcoming Bolt EV and …
RecallsRecall for the Chevrolet Sonic
Under the cover of an all-new identity, the Chevrolet Sonic is in fact the second-generation of the Chevrolet Aveo, so it comes as no surprise that some of its parts were made with cost-cutting in mind. For example, it would seems that 2012 Sonics equipped with the 1.8 litre engine …
DetroitTurbocharged 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Pushes Performance
Unique exterior and interior styling, sport-tuned suspension and standard MyLink A hotter Chevrolet Sonic is about to sound off – the 2013 Sonic RS. It goes on sale in late 2012, after making its public debut at the North American International Auto Show Jan. 14-22. The new RS amplifies the …
SEMAChevrolet Small Cars Go Big at SEMA
Chevrolet’s small cars have a big presence at the 2011 SEMA Show, with tricked-out Sonics and Cruzes showing off the personalization possibilities for a new generation of performance enthusiasts. Most of the show cars wear conceptual Z-Spec styling enhancements, which are being evaluated for production. Z-Spec is a line of …
New ModelsPricing on the all-new Chevrolet Sonic to start at $14,495 in Canada
• Offers more safety equipment than any vehicle in its class with up to 10 airbags and the security and convenience of OnStar • Available 1.4L Turbo expected to achieve best-in-class acceleration and 5.1 L/100km on the highway Chevrolet introduces the all-new 2012 Sonic to Canada with an MSRP beginning …


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