• December 12, 2011

2012 Chevrolet Sonic- A Review

Chevrolet has been making its founders proud since 1911. Chevrolet also known as Chevy has always manufactured automobiles while keeping in view the demands of its customers. Sonic is one of its masterpieces. The powerful engine that can give an outstanding performance, luxurious interior and stat-of the art safety features makes it out of the class.

Assorted Body Styles and Trims

2012 Chevrolet Sonic comes in two body styles

  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback

Both these models come in the following trims levels.

  • 1LS
  • 2LS
  • 1LT
  • 2LT
  • 1LZ

Classy Exterior

Sonic Sedan exhibits a stunning exterior with unique dual-port grille and headlamps that stand out in the front and. The foglamps are integrated elegantly in the front and chrome accents add beauty to the LTZ. The lavish look is enhanced with the Black Granite Metallic paint around the headlamps. While the Hatchback gives more sporty outlook and is sure to catch the eyes with its muscular stance.

The 15-inch painted aluminum wheels are standard on LS and LT models of both Hatchback and Sedan. However, on LT model they can be upgraded to optional 16-inch wheels. The LTZ model feature 17-inch aluminum wheels which give a style to the Sonic

Comfortable Interior

Comfort and Convenience is ensured on Sonic Sedan with perforated leatherette heated front seats. The dual cockpit interior is spacious. The upper and lower glove boxes with bottle holders in the front doors provide you the ease to put all your stuff. The trunk in the back has cargo space of 14 cubic feet. The 60/40 split-folding rear seats can fold to create more space.

Sonic Hatchback has a luxurious interior with instruments that have graphite silver accents. The three-spoke steering wheel provides more grip and control over the car. The cargo capacity is also great with 19 cubic feet of space. However, 60/40 split folding rear seats can fold down to create a room of 30.7 cubic feet

Powerful Performance

2012 Chevrolet Sonic can give powerful performance with its robust ECOTEC 1.4L turbocharged engine. The 5-speed manual transmission can give fastest acceleration. This vehicle also has the option of 6-speed automatic transmission. The speed of 0-to-60 mph is achieved only in 8.2 seconds. The blazing output power of 138 horsepower is generated. It is fuel efficient and on a single gas tank charge it can cover 488 miles on highway with an estimated EPA rating of upto 40mpg. The handling and cruising this car is easy and Hill Start Assist helps the driver to drive comfortably even on curvy and hilly bends.

High-tech Safety of 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

High Tech Safety Systems are added to 2012 Chevrolet Sonic to ensure passengers safety. The innovative On Star safety system with On Star services provides protection through Automatic Crash Response, Emergency services, Crises Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door unlock and Road side Assistance. While 10 standard air bags keep both the passengers and driver safe. StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control balances the car.

Innovative Technology

2012 Chevrolet Sonic is loaded with innovative technology features. They include

  • Bluetooth wireless technology for select phones
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation to guide you during driving
  • USB port to plug and play music from your music device
  • SiriusXM Satellite Radio to listen to your favorite radio stations
  • myChevrolet mobile app and OnStar RemoteLink app to provide connectivity with mobile apps

So, get your own Sonic and experience the world of adventure.

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