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About the Chevrolet Sonic LT

Vehicle Overview

Do you wish you were driving a car capable of slipping into compact parking spaces with room to spare? The Chevrolet Sonic LT is a cute yet capable subcompact car available either as a small sedan or hardworking hatchback. Whether it has the 1.8L four-cylinder engine with a manual or automatic transmission, or the efficient 1.4L EcoTec turbocharged engine, the Sonic LT’s smart design readily provides all the performance and room you need for your urban commute. Air conditioning, cruise control, cupholders, and an infotainment center with touchscreen provide everything required for a comfortable ride across town. Power windows, a backup camera, and aluminum alloy wheels round out the Chevrolet Sonic LT’s surprisingly complete list of features.

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Q: Is the Chevrolet Sonic LT a sedan or a hatchback?

A: This subcompact vehicle is offered in both configurations. They both have four doors with seating for four. The hatch has a large liftgate that improves standard cargo capacity.

Q: What is the difference between a Chevrolet Sonic LT and an LS?

A: Prior to model year 2017, the LS lacked cruise control, a backup camera, and power windows. Beginning in 2018, the LT added an automatic transmission, an available SiriusXM® satellite radio, and aluminum wheels to its standard configuration.1

Q: How much stuff can I fit into a Chevrolet Sonic LT?

A: The 2017 sedan has 14.9 cubic feet of cargo space with the back seat folded forward. That number jumps up to 47.7 in the hatchback.

Q: Will my smartphone work with the Chevrolet Sonic LT?

A: Yes, it includes a Bluetooth® connection able to complete hands-free calls or audio streaming with a compatible smartphone and app. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto became standard in the 2017 model.

Q: Does the Chevrolet Sonic LT get good fuel mileage?

A: The 2017 LT with the 1.4L turbo engine and manual six-speed transmission earns an EPA-estimated 38 mpg highway.2

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2Fuel economy figures are based on EPA estimates for when vehicle sold as new. Fuel economy may vary for reasons like driving conditions and vehicle history. Unless specified, figures are for vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission. See

Chevrolet Sonic LT Popular Features

The Chevrolet Sonic first arrived in showrooms back in 2002 as the Aveo. A major platform change in 2012 renamed the subcompact ride to the Sonic. The Chevrolet Sonic LT trim sits above the base line LS and gives the practical commuter car a variety of premium amenities that turn it from a sweet graduation gift into a vehicle equipped for your daily drive. The Premier tops the trim list with heated front seats, heated power side mirrors, and a smart key.

The Chevrolet Sonic LT for years 2019 and later is equipped with a standard 1.4L EcoTec® four-cylinder turbocharged engine and is paired to a six-speed manual or automatic transmission. Prior model years offered a 1.8L engine with five-speed manual transmission to start the party, unless the turbo was selected when the car was sold as new. Front-wheel drive propels the spirited small car around town while the anti-lock braking system brings you to a quick and controlled stop. Two body styles are available, the sedan and popular hatchback. When the back seats fold forward, the hatch delivers an impressive amount of space for boxes, bags, and sports gear. With the seats up, there is room for two passengers in the back, but children will be more comfortable.

Your Sonic LT delivers all the necessary tech toys beginning with a six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth technology, and on model year 2015 and later, a 4G LTE® Wi-Fi hotspot able to host up to 10 devices.3 Manual air conditioning sees to your comfort level and the seats are trimmed out in cloth. Steering wheel-mounted controls give you easy access to radio settings and hands-free calling. Power windows, aluminum wheels, and an available remote engine start system are also included.4 Find all your favorite shows on the available SiriusXM satellite radio.1 Driver assist technologies may be included if a Driver Confidence Package was added when the vehicle was sold as new.

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3Wi-Fi hotspots require a data plan to activate and may also require a compatible device. See the owner’s manual or manufacturer website for more information.

4Remote start functionality may require the purchase of a subscription plan and/or a compatible device like a smart phone. See the owner’s manual or manufacturer website for more information.

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