2015 Chevrolet Sonic

2015 Chevrolet Sonic
MSRP
$14,245
BASE MODEL
MPG
26
CITY
35
HIGHWAY
Horsepower
138 HP
Gas I4 ENGINE
Rating
3
5
JD POWER RATING
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Overview

The Chevrolet Sonic comes loaded with personality, and is available in enough configurations to suit most buyers.For starters, buyers can choose between a 5-door hatchback or a 4-door sedan, with LS, LT, LTZ and RS trims available. Two engine options power the lineup: a naturally aspirated 1.8L 4-cylinder is standard and produces 138 hp and 125 ft-lb of torque, while a turbocharged 1.4L 4-cylinder is available on LT, RS and standard on LTZ trims. It produces the same number of horses, but a healthy 148 ft-lb of torque. Both engines come from the larger Chevy Cruze, and in the smaller, lighter Sonic, they are deci...Read More

Model Strengths

  • Aggressive styling; fuel efficiency; available turbocharged engine; sedan or hatchback body styles; nimble handling
  • Steering
  • Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)2.8
  • Steering Ratio (:1), Overall14
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)34.5
  • Steering TypeElectric Pwr Steering
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Passenger Volume (ft )90.3
  • Second Leg Room (in)34.60
  • Front Hip Room (in)51.40
  • Front Leg Room (in)41.80
  • Second Hip Room (in)51.60
  • Second Head Room (in)37.80
  • Passenger Capacity5
  • Front Head Room (in)38.70
  • Front Shoulder Room (in)53.40
  • Second Shoulder Room (in)53.00
  • Electrical
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0 F (Primary)438
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)100
  • Mileage
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)35
  • Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)30
  • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)26
  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Wheelbase (in)99.40
  • Min Ground Clearance (in)- TBD -
  • Track Width, Rear (in)59.40
  • Liftover Height (in)- TBD -
  • Length, Overall (in)173.10
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)68.30
  • Track Width, Front (in)59.40
  • Height, Overall (in)59.70
  • Tires
  • Front Tire SizeP195/65R15
  • Front Tire Order CodeQ1H
  • Rear Tire SizeP195/65R15
  • Spare Tire Order CodeZAD
  • Spare Tire SizeCompact
  • Rear Tire Order CodeQ1H
  • Cargo Area Dimensions
  • Trunk Volume (ft )14.9
  • Wheels
  • Front Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Spare Wheel Material- TBD -
  • Rear Wheel Size (in)15 x - TBD -
  • Rear Wheel MaterialSteel
  • Spare Wheel Size (in)- TBD -
  • Front Wheel Size (in)15 x - TBD -
  • Suspension
  • Suspension Type - RearTorsion Beam
  • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
  • Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)- TBD -
  • Suspension Type - FrontMacPherson Strut
  • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)w/Coil Springs
  • Transmission
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)0.75
  • Trans Order CodeM26
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1)1.32
  • Reverse Ratio (:1)3.30
  • Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)3.94
  • Trans Description Cont.Manual
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1)1.96
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)0.94
  • DrivetrainFront Wheel Drive
  • Clutch Size (in)- TBD -
  • First Gear Ratio (:1)3.72
  • Trans Type5
  • Cooling System
  • Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)- TBD -
  • Engine
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM125 @ 3800
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM138 @ 6300
  • Fuel SystemElectronic Fuel Injection
  • Engine TypeGas I4
  • Displacement1.8L/110
  • Engine Order CodeLUW
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)12.2
  • Summary
  • Body StyleSedan
  • Vehicle NameChevrolet Sonic
  • Brakes
  • Brake ABS System4-Wheel
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)10.8 x 1.0
  • Brake TypePwr
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or )Yes
  • Disc - Front (Yes or )Yes
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)10.6 x 0.47
  • Emissions
  • EPA Greenhouse Gas Score7
  • Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year6.0
  • Weight Information
  • Base Curb Weight (lbs)2727
  • Vehicle
  • Number of Passenger Doors4
  • EPA ClassificationSubcompact Cars
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