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Chevrolet Sonic Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Chevrolet Sonic Reviews

The Chevrolet Sonic is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in a 4dr Sdn Auto LS, 5dr HB Auto LS, 5dr HB Manual RS, 5dr HB Manual LTZ, 4dr Sdn Auto LTZ, 5dr HB Manual LS, 5dr HB Auto RS, 4dr Sdn Manual LT, 4dr Sdn Auto LT, 5dr HB Manual LT, 4dr Sdn Manual LTZ, 4dr Sdn Manual RS, 4dr Sdn Auto RS, 5dr HB Auto LT, 4dr Sdn Manual LS and 5dr HB Auto LTZ. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 turbo (138 hp) and 1.8-liter 4 (138 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 29 mpg city to 40 mpg highway. The Sonic hatchback LTZ 4-cyl MT uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include Nissan Versa Note and Kia Rio .

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Chevrolet Sonics from Consumer Reports

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  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic sedan LT 4-cyl

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