Though the Sonic has a good-size cargo hold, the Fit's is even larger and more versatile. If not, consider a , which saves you money and offers many of the same amenities as a 2016 model. The Sonic comes standard with a 138-horsepower four-cylinder engine, a five-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive. The base engine provides adequate power, according to auto writers, but the optional turbocharged engine is punchier and more fuel efficient. The code P1101 in the 1. While the infotainment system and rearview camera are available in the 2016 model, Apple CarPlay is not.
For even more space, check out hatchback models. With a feisty four-cylinder engine, this is no Point A to Point B drone. If you want better fuel economy and technology, go for the Cruze. . I do fill until the gas cuts off twice.
It's also less fun to drive, so we think the payback is pretty clear. While the front styling, front doors, and wheelbase are shared by both sedan and hatchback, the two models differ considerably behind the center pillar. The controls and passenger accommodations both offer high-quality materials and finishes, and adults in the comfortable and roomy front seats shouldn't be unhappy. That's a total of 12. If you opt for the base 1. The Sonic is rated at five stars overall the highest possible score , and gets five stars in every other rating except rollover, for which it gets four out of five stars. For 2013, the Sonic gained standard Bluetooth and added an available touch-screen infotainment system with navigation and smartphone app connectivity.
The Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with 10 airbags. The 2016 Chevy Sonic is now the oldest vehicle in Chevrolet's small-car lineup, since it's bracketed by two all-new models: the Spark minicar and the Cruze compact sedan. They have 19 cubic feet, which expands to 47. It also has lower safety scores and much lower reliability ratings. It is one of the few cars in its class built in the United States. Both are good cars, but the edge goes to the Fit.
Currently the Chevrolet Sonic has a score of 8. Check our and pages for special incentives that may narrow the price gap between these models and a used 2016 Sonic. Otherwise, save your money and go for the 2016. How Safe Is the Sonic? Chevrolet has done a lot of the right things with this 2017 update, both inside and out, and we feel that by the time the next refresh comes about, the Sonic will be impossible to ignore. With luck, memories of its grim, insipid, and unsatisfying predecessor, the Chevy Aveo, have all but evaporated by now. The car handles very well for its size. The 2012 Sonic got the lowest scores.
My last tank I ran it real close to empty. The Sonic is rated at five stars overall the highest possible score , and gets five stars in every other rating except rollover, for which it gets four out of five stars. So is the gas capacity 12. It's a very usable small car with more interior space than many competitors, and it's a pleasant place to spend time. My last tank I ran it real close to empty.
The other recall fixes the chime that reminds you to take your key out of the ignition. The comes in sedan and hatchback body styles, which both provide generous legroom. All vehicles subject to prior sale. We would like you to know. A six-speed automatic transmission is available with each engine.
Timing belt or timing chain: The 1. And every Sonic has Bluetooth connectivity, steering-wheel audio controls, air conditioning, and keyless entry. Manual gearboxes are available: five speeds with the base engine, six for the turbo. Unless performance is your primary concern, go with the Sonic, which is the better overall vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave it five out of five stars in all but the rollover test, in which it scored four stars.