The Chevrolet Sonic was first introduced in the North American automotive market in 2011. The sedan is the updated American version of the Chevrolet Aveo, which has been manufactured and distributed overseas since 2002. The Sonic is the leader in its class, offering buyers more options than the competition.
While small in size, the Sonic more than makes up for it in it’s high quality features. The Sonic has always been offered in either a five-door hatchback or four-door sedan design, and comes turbocharged for that extra boost on the road. That makes it just as fun to drive as practical!
It may be a relatively new player in the American automotive industry, but it has gained in popularity since it was first introduced back in 2010, with the 2011 model year. With a low starting MSRP, the Chevy Sonic is a great choice for nearly any budget.
Whether you need an efficient car to commute to and from work with, or want a fun family car, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic can fit into any lifestyle. Four different trim levels make the Chevy Sonic customizable for each buyer, and easily the best choice in the sub-compact car segment.
Buying a new car can be costly, especially when wanting to upgrade to all of those fun, extra features.
The 2015 Chevy Sonic has a starting MSRP of just $14,245, making it one of the most affordable cars in its segment. Further aiding in the cost to own a Chevy Sonic, is the amazing fuel economy that the 2015 model achieves.
The available turbocharged engine is not only a blast to drive, it also gets an EPA-estimated 40 mpg on the highway. More time between fill-ups means more time driving, and most importantly - money saved.
The size of the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic sits at the perfect place between too-small, and too-big. Chevrolet engineers designed the Sonic to be a fun, smart, and practical car to drive. The Sonic is roomy enough to seat five people, with room to spare for all of your belongings. The trunk of the Sonic features 14.9 cubic feet of cargo capacity, and 47.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity with the rear seat folded down.
The Sonic is available as a traditional sedan, or as a sportier hatchback. No matter what your lifestyle is, the 2015 Chevy Sonic will help you live it.
The 2015 Chevy Sonic is available in four different trim levels, each with their own appeal and price tag. For each of the trim levels, the Sonic is available in either a sedan or hatchback body style.
The four different trim levels are detailed below, along with their starting MSRP:
LS - Starting at just $14,245, the most basic Sonic comes with the following features:
LT - Starting at $15,855, the next level up offers everything the LS does, plus much more.
LTZ - With a starting MSRP of $18,235, drivers will appreciate all the standard features they get for the low price.
RS - To get the most for the money spent, the RS is the only way to go. Starting at just $19,945, the RS trim level will not disappoint the driver who wants everything, without emptying his wallet. The 2015 Sonic RS packs in all of the above standard features, along with the following:
Each trim level offers a unique customization for the buyer, all while keeping in line with the fun sporty feel that the Sonic encompasses. Regardless of trim level, the 2015 Chevy Sonic is a great option for those who are looking for a fun ride packed full of features, at an affordable price.
In the subcompact car market, the 2015 Sonic has a small amount of healthy competition. Once buyers get a look at the vehicles in a side-by-side comparison, the decision to choose the Sonic is a no-brainer.
Check out the categories below, and see how the 2015 Chevy Sonic RS stacks up against the 2015 Ford Fiesta ST.
The Sonic RS outdoes the Fiesta ST right out of the gate with a lower MSRP of $20,545, while the Ford will cost drivers at least $21,435.
The Sonic RS takes its drivers farther with an estimated 27 miles per gallon in the city, while the Fiesta ST falls short with only 26 MPG in the city.
The Fiesta ST only offers a powertrain warranty of 3 years or 60,000, while the Sonic RS impresses with Chevy’s 3 years or 100,000 mile powertrain warranty.
The 2015 Chevy Sonic RS comes in either a sedan body, or hatchback styling, while the Fiesta ST limits buyers with only the option for a hatchback.
Drivers of the Chevy Sonic RS and the Ford Fiesta ST point out that the Sonic has a higher-end, more comfortable interior, while the Fiesta ST feels more tight and cramped.
Choosing between the 2015 Chevy Sonic RS and the Ford Fiesta ST is a no brainer. Not only is the Sonic a more affordable choice, it offers a better warranty, better gas mileage, and gives drivers more options for customization.