2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

Rating6.8

Ranked #3 in Subcompact Sedan

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Starting MSRP 

$15,295 - $20,520

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Key Spec of 2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan
fuel economy

26/29/35

fuel type

Regular Unleaded

horsepower

138 hp @ 6300 rpm

basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

The turbocharged inline-4 engine is powerful yet efficient

Lackluster fuel economy in the base engine

MyLink infotainment system gets an update

The cabin has lots of room for all the passengers

The base trim's cabin looks low on quality

Impeccable safety scores

2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 24, 2022

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan is a subcompact sedan offered in 3 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $15,295. For that price, it mainly competes with the Ford Fiesta Sedan, the Kia Rio Sedan, and the Toyota Yaris Sedan. Between 3 trims, the Sonic sedan offers 2 powertrains. The standard engine is a 1.8L inline-4 engine making 138 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. If more power is required, there is also a 148 lb-ft torque-making 1.4L turbocharged inline-4 engine which gets paired to a 6-speed manual transmission. Both engines also offer a 6-speed automatic transmission as optional. The Sonic Sedan reaches 60 mph from zero in 8.4 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 8.2 seconds with the 1.4L turbocharged inline-4 engine. Depending on the powertrain, the Sonic Sedan can manage a combined fuel economy between 28 and 32 mpg. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 9 striking colors the Sonic Sedan comes in really pull you towards itself. 


Over All Rating

6.8

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Trims

LS$15,295 onwards

  • 1St row LCD monitor
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Cloth Seat trim
  • Manual front air conditioning
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system

LT$17,720 onwards

  • Premium cloth Seat trim
  • Siriusxm AM/FM/Satellite

Premier$19,820 onwards

  • 17-inch black aluminum Wheels
  • Front Fog/driving lights
  • Simulated suede/leather Seat trim

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2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$10,987
Est. $149/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,747 Below market
RMV: $13,734
Humboldt, TN
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2017 Chevrolet SonicHome Delivery
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Price Drop, $1771
Previous Price: $1499111 Aug 2022

2017 Chevrolet Sonic LS Sedan

LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$13,220
Est. $179/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,297 Below market
RMV: $16,517
Charleston, SC
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2018 Chevrolet Sonic
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Price Drop, $401
Previous Price: $1340019 Aug 2022

2018 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$12,999
Est. $176/mo
Excellent Deal
$3,217 Below market
RMV: $16,216
Lebanon, IN
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$9,499
Est. $128/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,342 Below market
RMV: $11,841
Fuquay Varina, NC
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$7,995
Est. $108/mo
Excellent Deal
$1,936 Below market
RMV: $9,931
Springfield, MA
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic
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Price Drop, $500
Previous Price: $840026 May 2022

2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$7,900
Est. $107/mo
Excellent Deal
$1,897 Below market
RMV: $9,797
San Leandro, CA
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan

LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$9,999
Est. $135/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,325 Below market
RMV: $12,324
Nashville, TN
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT

LT Fleet 5dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$12,500
Est. $169/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,836 Below market
RMV: $15,336
Smyrna, GA
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2017 Chevrolet Sonic
3
Price Drop, $2000
Previous Price: $1199509 Aug 2022

2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT

LT Fleet 5dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)

$9,995
Est. $135/mo
Excellent Deal
$2,271 Below market
RMV: $12,266
Orlando, FL
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Colors and Styles

2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan in Cajun Red Tintcoat color
Cajun Red Tintcoat

Features

vehicle bio
base price

$18420

body style

4dr Sedan

engine type
displacement

110 cu in

horse power

138 hp @ 6300 rpm

torque

125 lb.-ft. @ 3800 rpm

transmission

6-Speed Automatic

dimensions
length

174 in

wheelbase

99 in

width

68 in

curb weight

2848 lbs

Height

60 in

Ground Clearance

7 lbs

capacity
passenger volume

90.3 cu ft

cargo volume

14.9 cu ft

passenger capacity

5 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

25/28/34 mpg

highway range

414.8 mi

warranty
basic warranty

3 yr./ 36000 mi.


Chevrolet Sonic 5 year Cost To Own


Cash Price(MSRP)
$17,675
5 Year Cost To Own
$37,999
Total 5 year Cost To Own -  $37,999
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5total
Depreciation$4,886$1,391$1,316$1,544$1,462$10,599
Insurance$1,279$1,324$1,370$1,418$1,468$6,859
Fuel$1,954$2,013$2,073$2,135$2,200$10,375
Maintenance$101$561$720$1,229$1,866$4,477
RepairsNANA$131$313$458$902
Financing Interest$951$764$566$354$128$2,763
Taxes and Fees$1,509$142$133$125$115$2,024
Total Cost-To-Own$10,680$6,195$6,309$7,118$7,697$37,999
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