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SONIC

Small car. Big personality.

The 2018 Sonic compact car makes an impression that’s anything but small. With remarkable technology and fuel efficiency, along with tons of personalization possibilities, the fun you have and the statement you make will be equally unforgettable.

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,585

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,585

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,585

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,585

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

STARTING AT: $15,295

AS SHOWN: $20,190

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MOST DEPENDABLE SMALL CAR

Why Buys: phone integration

AVAILABLE PHONE INTEGRATION

Why Buys: engine

AVAILABLE TURBOCHARGED 1.4L ECOTEC® ENGINE

Why Buys: horsepower

STANDARD 138 HORSEPOWER

Consumer Reports weighs in

See what Consumer Reports has to say about the 2017 Sonic.

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Uncramp your style

The choice between Hatchback and Sedan body styles, color and accessory options galore, and sharp touches like LED daytime running lamps show that Sonic is a firm believer in self-expression.

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Outdoor Fanatic
Rockstar
Artist
Festival Lover

Rear 60/40 split-folding seats help this compact car accommodate almost whatever you’re hauling. For serious gear, Sonic Hatchback shows off a surprising 47.7 cu. ft. of cargo space with the rear seats folded down. And, with 14.9 cu. ft. of trunk space, Sonic Sedan boasts more room than the 2017 Toyota Corolla.

Perfectly paired

Sonic and your compatible smartphone couldn’t be more in sync. But don’t worry about feeling like the third wheel — their BFF status is meant to help you stay connected on the go.

Apple CarPlay
Android Auto

APPLE CARPLAY

With Apple CarPlay™ compatibility, you can use your iPhone® to make calls, listen to Apple Music™, get directions and more on the 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen display.

ANDROID AUTO

Or if Android Auto™ compatibility is more your style, you can connect your compatible smartphone to access select apps, your calendar and playlists or navigate with Google Maps™.

myChevrolet Mobile App

The myChevrolet Mobile App puts the power of Chevrolet in the palm of your hand, letting you stay connected to your vehicle from virtually anywhere.

  • If properly equipped, start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors
  • Send destinations to your available navigation system
  • View diagnostic information
  • Set parking reminders

myChevrolet Mobile App

The myChevrolet Mobile App puts the power of Chevrolet in the palm of your hand, letting you stay connected to your vehicle from virtually anywhere.

  • If properly equipped, start/stop your engine and lock/unlock your doors
  • Send destinations to your available navigation system
  • View diagnostic information
  • Set parking reminders
4G LTE Wi-Fi

An available built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi®† connection for up to seven devices means the Internet comes along for the ride, almost anywhere you go.

Be safe and look great from every angle

It’s a lot easier to enjoy the drive when you have added peace of mind. That’s why Sonic, the first car in its class with 10 standard air bags, offers lots of safety features.

PREVENT

  • Standard rear vision camera
  • Available Forward Collision Alert
  • Available Lane Departure Warning
  • Available Rear Park Assist

PROTECT

  • 10 standard air bags
  • High-strength steel safety cage

RESPOND

  • Available OnStar Automatic Crash Response System
  • OnStar Advisor available

Safety features are no substitute for the driver’s responsibility to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. The driver should remain attentive to traffic, surroundings and road conditions at all times. Read the vehicle Owner’s Manual for important feature limitations and information.

More good times per gallon

Offering up to 37 MPG highway, the available 1.4L turbocharged engine and available 6-speed manual transmission help you squeeze all the fun you can get out of every mile.

138 Horsepower | 1.4L Turbo
Chevrolet Complete Care
Chevrolet Complete Care

Added peace of mind comes along for the ride

Our commitment to the customer continues long after delivery of the vehicle. Chevrolet Complete Care is included with all 2018 Chevrolet vehicles and includes:

  • Two maintenance visits that include oil change, tire rotation and 27-point inspection
  • 5 years or 60,000 miles of 24-hour Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation
  • 5 years of the standard OnStar Basic Plan
  • Limited service trial of the OnStar Guidance Plan
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Your safety is very important to us

If you want to determine whether or not there is a recall on your current vehicle or on a vehicle you are considering, visit safercar.gov or call (888) 327-4236

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  • EPA-estimated MPG city/highway: Sonic with 1.8L engine and 5-speed manual transmission 26/35; with 1.8L engine and 6-speed automatic transmission 25/34; with 1.4L engine and 6-speed manual transmission 28/37; with 1.4L engine and 6-speed automatic transmission 27/35.

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  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.

  • The Chevrolet Sonic received the lowest number of problems per 100 vehicles among Small Cars in the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study, based on 35,186 total responses, measuring problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners, surveyed October–December 2016. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com/cars.

  • With 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine.

  • Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Apple and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires compatible iPhone and data plan rates apply. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

  • Vehicle user interface is a product of Google and its terms and privacy statements apply. Requires the Android Auto app on Google Play and an Android compatible smartphone running Android 5.0 Lollipop or higher and data plan rates apply. Android, Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

  • Requires active OnStar service, compatible device, factory-installed remote start and power locks. Data rates apply. Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.

  • Requires a compatible mobile device, active OnStar service and data plan. 4G LTE service available in select markets. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Data plans provided by AT&T.

  • Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner’s Manual for more information.

  • Visit onstar.com for vehicle availability, details and system limitations. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Not all vehicles may transmit all crash data.

  • EPA estimate for Sonic with available 1.4L turbocharged engine and 6-speed manual transmission.

  • Maintenance visits must occur within two years or 24,000 miles of vehicle delivery, whichever comes first. Does not include air filters. See participating dealer for other restrictions and complete details.

  • Whichever comes first. See dealer for limited warranty details.

  • Does not include emergency or security services. Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations.

  • Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations.

  • The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles' destination freight charges.