New colors for the 2016 Sonic include Nightfall Gray Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, and Kinetic Blue Metallic. The Sonic is no exception, but it's not quite as far ahead on that front as it was when it launched. The Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with 10 airbags. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. In reality, it's not nearly as complicated as that. Thats a win win in my books! On the other hand, it's a small price to pay for a six-speed manual this fun to drive; it delivers accurate shift action and short throws combined with a clutch that's spot on and impossible to get wrong. Either way, the sedan version has a very respectable 14.
The seats are consistent front and rear—not always the case in subcompacts—and two adults will fit comfortably up front. Fuel economy is decent, with the base 1. Numb steering is a weakness among many of the Sonic's Asian competitors. The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback and sedan remain strong contenders, giving the brand new credibility in cars smaller than compact sedans. It has more torque, and it's more refined and flexible—elevating the Sonic to more of a premium feel, against a base 1.
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NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Not only is it more fuel-efficient, it's peppier and more fun to drive. The Sonic offers surprising cargo volume too, and the rear seat folds down not only on the hatchback but also the sedan, opening a cavernous luggage space. If the Sonic's progressive in-car technologies and superb design don't convince you that it's the perfect vehicle for you, we're sure its budget-friendly price will. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
The stylists hid the handles for its rear doors in the black trim connecting the roof pillar and door to execute a slightly coupe-like surface, and the hatchback's short rear and longer front overhangs combine to make it feel sporty. Manager said that that was third party pricing. Those include not only the moderate-overlap front crash, side crash, and roof-crush tests, as well as its seats and headrests, but also the new and tougher small-overlap front crash test—which has tripped up many smaller vehicles, and some larger ones too. The car also got a five-star overall safety rating out of a possible five stars from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Two cool passive safety features on the Sonic include forward collision alert and lane departure warning.
EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. When equipped with the 1. Once you start in on reading, you'll find that this article is loaded with vehicle specs in a layout that's easy to read. The five-passenger Sonic is powered by a 1. It also has a hidden storage area underneath the high load floor that's large enough to hold a laptop bag. Would not recommend dealership to anyone.
The bottom line: If you order the more efficient 1. Its tuned exhaust system also makes for a sporty soundtrack—even if any performance differences are slight at best. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Take a spin in the 2016 Chevy Sonic and you may just gain new respect for the subcompact genre. It includes not only a 7. That's why we would like you to compare Chevrolet's most current model alongside the 2016 Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Mazda 2, Ford Fiesta and Nissan Versa.
The sports very few changes for the new model year. Delivering 138 horsepower and 148 lb. . It's also less fun to drive, so we think the payback is pretty clear. The hatchback has a remarkably large 19 cubic foot cargo area, making it possible to accommodate long packages and still close the hatch.