2015 Chevrolet Sonic Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government | Edmunds

2015 Chevrolet Sonic Earns Five-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


Just the Facts:
  • The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • The 2015 Sonic received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.
  • Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Sonic includes 10 airbags, antilock brakes and electronic stability control.

WASHINGTON The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback earned the highest five-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The 2015 Sonic received five stars in the front and side crash tests and four stars in the rollover crash test.

Standard safety equipment on the 2015 Sonic includes 10 airbags, antilock brakes and electronic stability control.

Two optional crash-avoidance systems are offered on all Sonic models except for the base model. The systems are forward collision alert and lane-departure warning.

A rearview camera is optional on Sonic LT when MyLink is ordered and standard on Sonic LTZ, Dusk And RS.

The 2015 Sonic has not been rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Key competitors to the Sonic include the 2014-'15 Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio and Nissan Versa.

Edmunds says: Safety-minded car shoppers should note that the 2015 Ford Fiesta and Kia Rio earned four-star safety ratings from NHTSA. The 2015 Hyundai Accent and Nissan Versa have not been rated.

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