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2016 Chevrolet Sonic

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Chevrolet Sonic highlights

Customer rating

Mileage (EPA estimate)

24 city, 33 highway, 28 combined

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What is new for the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic?

  • Sonic trims have been upgraded with Leather Seats as standard equipment this year.

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4.1 out of 5

9 customer reviews
The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic is a small car that customers like for its fuel economy. Customers also like the car's handling and responsiveness. The Sonic has a sporty feel to it, according to CarMax customers. The Sonic has plenty of room inside and good visibility out front. Customer say the Sonic drives well in all weather conditions thanks to its responsive steering wheel controls.
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RepairPal gave the Chevrolet Sonic an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Chevrolet Sonic 23rd out of 27 among Subcompact Cars.

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Chevrolet Sonic features and specs

LT 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cloth Seats
  • Cruise Control
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control
  • Turbo Charged Engine
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

Engine size

1.4L

Horsepower

138

Torque (ft-lbs)

148

Engine type

Turbo Gas

Fuel capacity

12.2

Wheelbase

99.4"

Overall length

159"

Width

68.3"

Height

59.7"

Leg room

F 41.8"/R 34.6"

Head room

F 38.7"/R 38.1"

Front tires

P195/65R15

Rear tires

P195/65R15

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

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