2015 Chevrolet Sonic
2015 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact car is designed to compete with models such as the Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio, Mazda 2, Nissan Versa, and Toyota Yaris. With that, Sonic is larger and heavier than its competitors.
Models and features
2015 Sonic is offered as a 4-door sedan or 5-door hatchback LS, LT, LTZ and sporty RS trim.
In addition to the basic features of a place or Sonic Sonic LS, LT are equipped with upgraded cloth seats, cruise control, power Windows, heated outside Mirrors, floor mats, and a premium audio system with satellite radio, Bluetooth music streaming capabilities and a USB port. This version also comes with aluminum wheels, and when the buyer add automatic transmission, Sonic LT has a remote engine start.
Choose the LTZ Sonic for a turbocharger engine standards, along with fog lamps, bigger 17-in. aluminum wheels, seat the seat can be used on perforated, leather wrapped steering wheel, and heated front seats. This version also includes the Chevrolet MyLink with infotainment system 7-in. color touch-screen display, voice recognition technology, series of free Pandora radio compatibility, Internet, Tune In to global radio, Stitcher SmartRadio, text messaging support, and reversing camera.
2015 Chevrolet Sonic was the sporty version, with the transmission and suspension tweaks designed to make him feel more athletic, 4-wheel-disc brakes and a sport tuned exhaust. Visually, the RS is isolated by a unique silver painted wheel midnight, as well as the revised styling details to give the car the look racier. Inside, Sonic RS was equipped with sport front seats – leather reinforced with suede inserts, sports simulation-design wheel, black plastic trim, and brushed aluminum pedals.
Under the hood
138-horsepower, 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine standard for Sonic LS and LT LTZ Sonic select RS to turbocharged, 1.4-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 148 horsepower, which is optional for Sonic LT.
What is the difference if the same horsepower figures? Turbocharged engine make power lower in the rev range, and also produce more torque, making Sonic and the LTZ model RS feels faster and more responsive. Chevrolet says 90% of peak torque available from 2,400 rpm 6500 rpm.
Both engines are equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox or optional six-speed automatic transmission delivers the power to the front wheels. 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Free scheduled maintenance, too, at least for the first two years or 24,000 miles.
1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that Sonic standard LS and LT are rated to gotten lower than 25 mpg in the city to 35 mpg on the highway, depending on the transmission, while the turbocharged engine on LTZ should return anywhere from 27 mpg in the city to 40 mpg on the highway.
Sonic RS has a transmission with different axle ratios to make it feel a little sportier, and this reduces the estimated fuel economy. In RS, the turbocharged engine rated to return anywhere from 25 mpg in the city to 34 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission.
Safety and technology
In addition to providing a free 6-month subscription service OnStar directions and connections, this year the Sonic upgrade with 4 G LTE connectivity Internet available, turning the car into a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. This service is free for the first 3 months or 3 GB data usage, whichever comes first.
2015 Chevrolet Sonic each equipped with standard 10 air bags and OnStar Automatic Crash response service provides, which helped save speed following the collision. Chevrolet also offers an advanced security package for the LT, LTZ trim level and RS, equipping cars with forward-collision warning systems and lane-departure warning systems.
Select Sonic with MyLink infotainment system and you can run the BringGo app navigation through screens, bring navigation solutions and data services that are affordable for small car Chevrolet.
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