2012 Chevrolet Sonic Specifications

New Base MSRP
$14,495.00 - $20,495.00
Used Average PriceN/A

Trim

LTZ
LS
LT
New Base MSRP
$20,495.00
Fuel Consumption
7.7Aut. City
5.6Aut. Hwy
7.3Man. City
5.1Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes
Power Steering
yes
Suspension Category
touring
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
semi-independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Tires
P205/50R17
Wheel Type
steel wheels
Spare Tire
compact

Mechanical

Engine
1.4L L4 turbo DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
6 speed manual
Traction Control
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Axle Ratio
3.65 axle ratio
Stability Control
yes
Number of Speeds (Optional)
Transmission Operation (Optional)
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds
6-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
yes
Computer Controlled
yes

Comfort and Convenience

Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Power Windows With Driver Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Air Filter
yes
Air Conditioning
manual A/C
Onstar Communication System With 6 Months Service
OnStar
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
intermittent wipers
Roof-Mounted Antenna
fixed
Cargo Light
yes
Day/Night Rear View Mirror
day/night
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Tilt Steering Column
manual tilt
Underseat Ventilation Ducts
heater ducts
12-Volt Power Outlet
1
Front Map Lights
front and rear
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Audio Control On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
6 Speakers
6
Speed Compensated Volume Control And Automatic Equalizer
yes
Smoker'S Package (Optional)
ashtray
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Service
Satellite radio
Usb Port And Auxiliary Audio Input Jack
USB Port and auxiliary audio input jack
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
yes

Exterior Details

Sunroof (Optional)
power
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Grille
black
Tinted Glass
yes
Bumper Colour
body-color
Rear Window Defroster
yes
Front Fog Lights
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Black,
Summit White,
Silver Ice Metallic
Inferno Orange Metallic
Victory Red,
Blue Topaz Metallic
Crystal Red Tintcoat,

Interior Colours

Jet Black
Dark Titanium, Medium Titanium
Jet Black, Brick

Safety

Anti-Theft Alarm
yes
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
46
Cargo Capacity (L)
397
Rear Headroom (mm)
961
Front Headroom (mm)
982
Rear Legroom (mm)
881
Front Legroom (mm)
1062
Wheelbase (mm)
2685
Height (mm)
1516
Width (mm)
1735
Length (mm)
4399
Curb Weight (kg)
1273
Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Stolen Vehicle Recovery
yes
Front Seat Belts
regular
Panic Alarm
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Brake Type
front disc/rear drum
Brake Assist
yes

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
60
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Powertrain (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$14,495.00
Fuel Consumption
7.7Man. City
5.6Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Power Steering
yes
Suspension Category
touring
Front Suspension
independent
Rear Suspension
semi-independent
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Tires
P195/65R15
Wheel Type
steel wheels
Spare Tire
compact
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes

Mechanical

Engine
1.8L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Transmission
5 speed manual
Traction Control
yes
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Axle Ratio
3.94 axle ratio
Stability Control
yes
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Onstar Communication System With 6 Months Service
OnStar
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Power Door Locks
yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
intermittent wipers
Roof-Mounted Antenna
fixed
Cargo Light
yes
Day/Night Rear View Mirror
day/night
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Tilt Steering Column
manual tilt
Underseat Ventilation Ducts
heater ducts
12-Volt Power Outlet
1
Front Map Lights
front and rear
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Audio Control On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
4 Speakers
4
Automatic Equalizer
yes
Smoker'S Package (Optional)
ashtray
Air Conditioning + Air Filter (Optional)
manual A/C

Exterior Details

Headlight Type
halogen
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Driving Lights
yes
Grille
black
Tinted Glass
yes
Bumper Colour
body-color
Rear Window Defroster
yes

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Inferno Orange Metallic
Crystal Red Tintcoat,
Black,
Blue Topaz Metallic
Summit White,
Victory Red,
Silver Ice Metallic

Interior Colours

Dark Titanium,

Safety

Driver Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Stolen Vehicle Recovery
yes
Front Seat Belts
regular
Panic Alarm
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Ignition Disable
yes
Brake Type
front disc/rear drum
Brake Assist
yes
Knee Airbags (Optional)
yes
Rear Airbag (Optional)
yes
Curb Weight (kg)
1237
Length (mm)
4399
Width (mm)
1735
Height (mm)
1516
Wheelbase (mm)
2685
Front Legroom (mm)
1062
Rear Legroom (mm)
881
Front Headroom (mm)
982
Rear Headroom (mm)
961
Cargo Capacity (L)
397
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
46

Warranties

Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
60
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Powertrain (Months)
60
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
New Base MSRP
$16,495.00
Fuel Consumption
8.3Aut. City
5.5Aut. Hwy
7.7Man. City
5.6Man. Hwy

Suspension and Steering

Spare Tire
compact
Wheel Type
steel wheels
Tires
P195/65R15
Front Anti-Roll Bar
yes
Rear Suspension
semi-independent
Front Suspension
independent
Suspension Category
touring
Power Steering
yes
Wheel Type (Optional)
alloy wheels
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Optional)
yes

Mechanical

Computer Controlled (Optional)
yes
Overdrive (Optional)
yes
Transmission Operation (Optional)
automatic
Number of Speeds (Optional)
6-speed
Transmission (Optional)
6 speed automatic
Stability Control
yes
Axle Ratio
3.94 axle ratio
Drivetrain
front-wheel drive
Traction Control
yes
Transmission
5 speed manual
Engine
1.8L L4 DOHC 16-valve
Number of Speeds
5-speed
Transmission Operation
manual
Overdrive
True
Computer Controlled
True

Comfort and Convenience

Smoker'S Package (Optional)
ashtray
Speed Compensated Volume Control And Automatic Equalizer
yes
4 Speakers
4
Audio Control On Steering Wheel
on steering wheel
Am/Fm Stereo Radio
yes
Front Map Lights
front and rear
12-Volt Power Outlet
1
Underseat Ventilation Ducts
heater ducts
Tilt Steering Column
manual tilt
Remote Trunk Release
operated internally
Remote Fuel Door Release
operated internally
Front Passenger-Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Driver Side Vanity Mirror
yes
Day/Night Rear View Mirror
day/night
Cargo Light
yes
Roof-Mounted Antenna
fixed
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
intermittent wipers
Power Door Locks
yes
Remote Keyless Entry
yes
Onstar Communication System With 6 Months Service
OnStar
Air Conditioning
manual A/C
Air Filter
yes
Power Windows With Driver Auto Up/Down Feature
yes
Cd/Mp3 Player
yes
Satellite Radio With 3 Month Service (Optional)
Satellite radio
Bluetooth Wireless Technology (Optional)
yes
6 Speakers (Optional)
6
Usb Port And Auxiliary Audio Input Jack (Optional)
USB Port and auxiliary audio input jack

Exterior Details

Rear Window Defroster
yes
Bumper Colour
body-color
Tinted Glass
yes
Grille
black
Driving Lights
yes
Headlight Auto-On
yes
Headlight Type
halogen
Power Exterior Mirrors
yes
Heated Exterior Mirrors
yes
Front Fog Lights (Optional)
yes
Sunroof (Optional)
no

Interior Details

Exterior Colours

Summit White,
Silver Ice Metallic
Black,
Blue Topaz Metallic
Crystal Red Tintcoat,
Inferno Orange Metallic
Victory Red,

Interior Colours

Dark Titanium, Medium Titanium
Jet Black, Brick
Jet Black

Safety

Rear Airbag (Optional)
yes
Knee Airbags (Optional)
yes
Brake Assist
yes
Brake Type
front disc/rear drum
Ignition Disable
yes
Child-proof Locks
yes
Panic Alarm
yes
Front Seat Belts
regular
Stolen Vehicle Recovery
yes
Anti-Lock Brakes
4-wheel ABS
Roof Side Curtain
yes
Side Airbag
yes
Passenger Airbag
yes
Driver Airbag
yes
Curb Weight (kg)
1245
Length (mm)
4399
Width (mm)
1735
Height (mm)
1516
Wheelbase (mm)
2685
Front Legroom (mm)
1062
Rear Legroom (mm)
881
Front Headroom (mm)
982
Rear Headroom (mm)
961
Cargo Capacity (L)
397
Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
46
Anti-Theft Alarm
yes

Warranties

Roadside Assistance (Months)
60
Roadside Assistance (in 1,000km)
160
Anti Corrosion (Months)
72
Anti Corrosion (in 1,000km)
160
Powertrain (Months)
60
Powertrain (in 1,000km)
160
Bumper To Bumper (Months)
36
Bumper To Bumper (in 1,000km)
60

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