2017 Chevrolet Sonic

This small subcompact car is not like the others. It comes with a huge assortment of standard features that no other competitor offers for this price. From its outstanding safety ratings to its high performance, this car is a strong contender for many different types of drivers. This is why the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is not only one of the best in its class, but one of the best cars available today.

Come and test drive the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic! Whether you want the sedan or the hatchback, we’ve got something for you. Come and see which style is right for you and try out all of the awesome standard features. All of our new cars come with a Lifetime Powertrain Warranty as well, which means your new Sonic will be covered for as long as you own it. We’re located in Forest Lake, MN. Not far from North Branch, MN, Roseville, and White Bear Lake!

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Silver

Overview

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is one of the best rated subcompact cars available today. It thrives in all aspects from fuel economy to performance and safety ratings. This car is everything that a small car owner could want, a high performing compact vehicle that makes wonderful use of all available interior space.

Something that really sets this car apart from the others in its class is all of the premium interior features it includes right off the bat. Things like a color touchscreen with Bluetooth and smart phone integration, a Backup camera, and a Wi Fi hotspot all come standard across all trim levels. Most other competitors in its class either don’t even offer such features, or charge a whole lot to add them on. If you want a technology loaded small car from the beginning, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic will not disappoint.

The available turbocharged engine makes this car super fun to drive, whether you’re stuck in traffic or on a long road trip. You’ll get up to 38 miles per gallon on the highway as well, which gives it the fuel economy that small car lovers want. For the low MSRP of just over 15k, you really get a lot out of this vehicle. If you like great safety ratings, strong performance, and a comfortable interior, all loaded into a car that can easily fit into parking spots, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is the car for you.

General Specs

MSRP $15,145
Make Chevrolet
Model Sonic
Vehicle Type Subcompact Car
City MPG 28
Highway MPG 38
Max Horsepower  138
Max Torque (lb-ft)  148
Seats  5

Features

A huge difference between the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic and its various compact and subcompact competitors like the Ford Focus or the Honda fit is its wonderful assortment of standard features. Right off the bat you get features that in other vehicles are reserved for much more expensive trims. Things like a 7″ Chevrolet MyLink color touchscreen with Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto comes standard. As does a auxiliary jack, USB port, Rear Vision Camera, and Keyless Entry.

All models also come standard with Hill Start Assist, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Panic Brake Assist, Traction Control, and StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control. There is also a Driver Information Center which features the odometer, fuel range and economy, speed, an oil-life monitor, and more, in an easy to see location for the driver.

In slightly more expensive trims, you’ll also get premium features like leather heated driver and front passenger seats, Remote Keyless Entry, a six-speaker premium audio system, a heated steering wheel, and more. Packages include features for safety and convenience from all-weather floor mats to premium safety features like Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning.

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Performance

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic has two engine options: a Turbo 1.4L ECOTEC engine, or a 1.8L ECOTEC 4-cylinder engine. Both offer 138 horsepower, but the turbocharger on the 1.4L definitely provides better acceleration on the highway. Either a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission is available. With the 1.4L engine, you’ll get up to 38 mpg on the highway and 25 in the city, which is some of the best fuel economy in its class.

Something that critics love about this car is its crisp and agile handling. This makes it a fun car to drive, whether in a dense city or a winding highway. All passengers will enjoy its comfortable and smooth ride quality as well. This car comes in three different trims levels, all with front-wheel-drive, and as either a sedan or a hatchback. This is really a car that can cater to everyone from first time buyers to seasoned car owners alike. It offers great fuel economy, and performance and handling that will meet the needs of many.

Performance Specs

0 – 60 mph n/a
0 – 120 mph n/a
1/4-Mile n/a
City MPG 28
Highway MPG 38
Combined MPG 32
1.4L Horsepower 138
1.4L Torque (lb-ft) 125
1.8L Horsepower 138
1.8L Torque (lb-ft) 148

Interior

Seating in the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is a comfortable experience for all. The rear seats can hold up to three passengers, and come with a complete set of LATCH child seat connectors. The back seats have plenty of head and leg room to keep passengers of all sizes comfortable. Front seating is equally as comfortable, and the driver gets an armrest, and a tilt-steering wheel. Interior seating comes in either cloth or leather, and upgrade options include heated front seats, a power driver’s seat adjuster, and more.

In the most basic version of the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, you get many awesome interior features. Starting with an impressive Chevrolet MyLink radio with a 7″ diagonal color touch screen, it includes Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. You’ll also get a USB port and an auxiliary input jack. A 4G LTE Wi Fi Hotspot is also available, and a 3 month trial of OnStar Data is included. These are some great standard interior features that almost no other competitor in it’s class offers.

Although this is a small car, storage will never be a problem. The back seats fold down in a 60/40 split, and there is 90.3 cubic feet of total passengers volume, and 47.7 cubic feet of cargo volume in the hatchback. You’ll be amazed at all of the different things you can fit into this compact vehicle. The sedan specifically offers the most trunk space in its subcompact class, even more than some in the larger compact class!

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2017 Chevrolet Sonic Interior

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Interior

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Interior

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Interior

Safety

This small car has some of the best safety ratings and features available. With a five star overall safety rating from the NHTSA, you know you’ll be thoroughly protected. First off, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with 10 available airbags. Next, it comes with standard safety features like a Rear Vision Camera, a Theft-Deterrent System, Stability and Traction Control, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Hill Start Assist, and an OnStar Guidance Plan. All of these awesome features come standard in all trim levels, so you’ll be fully covered no matter which one you choose.

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is also constructed out of a high-strength steel safety cage, which is one of the reasons it gets such amazing crash test and safety ratings. Other available safety features include Forward Collision Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and Rear Park Assist, which come in the Confidence Package.

Safety Ratings

Overall Safety Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Overall Side Star Rating

Rollover Star Rating

Trims

2017 Chevrolet Sonic LS

LS from $15,520

  • ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine
  • 4-wheel antilock brakes
  • 10 air bags

2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT

LT from $17,905

  • ECOTEC® 1.4L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine
  • 15-inch painted-aluminum wheels
  • Outside heated power-adjustable manual-folding body-color mirrors

2017 Chevrolet Sonic Premier

LT from $20,595

  • Rear wiper and washer
  • Rear sport spoiler
  • Leatherette seating surfaces with sueded microfiber inserts

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Warranty

Your new 2017 Chevrolet Sonic comes with a well rounded warranty package. As will all other new Chevy vehicles, it also comes with free Chevrolet Complete Care, which includes 2 maintenance visits within the first two years or 24,000 miles of ownership. Here are the other warranties that your new car comes with:

  • Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty: 3 Years, 36,000 Miles*
  • Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty: 5 Years, 60,000 Miles*
  • Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation: 5 Years, 60,000 Miles
  • Corrosion Warranty: 3 Years, 36,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through: 6 Years, 100,000 Miles

*When you purchase a new 2017 Chevrolet Sonic from our dealership, you’ll also receive a Lifetime Powertrain Warranty at no additional cost to you. This Warranty lasts for as long as you own the vehicle, and will keep you covered for powertrain components. No other local competitor offers a warranty that great!

 

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