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Chevrolet Sonic:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Chevrolet Sonic side view
Chevrolet Sonic angular front perspective
Chevrolet Sonic angular rear perspective

Pros and cons of the Chevrolet Sonic

  • Four-door sedan or five-door hatchback
  • Standard infotainment system
  • Powerful turbo engine
  • Hatchback roofline can limit visibility
  • Limited space in rear seats
  • Sub-standard cabin materials in early models
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Chevrolet Sonic

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags10

Specifications of the Chevrolet Sonic

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption8.4 - 9 L/100km
  • Highway consumption6.2 - 6.8 L/100km
  • Width1735 mm
  • Length4039 - 4059 mm
  • Trunk space538 - 539 L
  • Cargo space1351 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Chevrolet Sonic

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Chevrolet Sonic 2012 - 2018 is available in 1 trim:

LT trim features and specs

Dimensions of the Chevrolet Sonic

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20181516 mm1735 mm4059 mm
20171516 mm1735 mm4059 mm
20161516 mm1735 mm4039 mm
20151516 mm1735 mm4039 mm