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2015 Chevrolet Sonic

Pros

  • Powerful optional turbocharged engine
  • comfortable and spacious cabin
  • generous amount of features
  • fun to drive.

Cons

  • Base engine's lackluster fuel economy
  • budget cabin materials
  • hatchback's mediocre cargo capacity.
Chevrolet Sonic years
2015

Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic for Sale

Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
49,492 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Fairfax Hyundai
15.3 mi away
List$11,000
Est.Loan: $206/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
102,515 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$5,900
Est.Loan: $110/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
24,580 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
CarMax
18 mi away
List$11,998
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
98,258 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Dasto Auto Sales
18.7 mi away
List$6,995
Est.Loan: $131/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
25,219 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$9,997
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT Summit White CarFax 1 Owner, Local Trade, 4D Sedan, ECOTEC 1.8L I4 DOHC VVT, 6-Speed Automatic, FWD. New Price! Recent Arrival! CARFAX One-Owner. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
49,853 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
CarMax
25.1 mi away
List$11,998
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
42,706 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LS
Marlow Heights
32.4 mi away
List$9,195
Est.Loan: $172/mo
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GENIUS TOOLS & VEHICLE BENEFITS: Experience the Genius Way to Buy a Car at DriveTime with true online financing terms, no haggle pricing and a pressure free sales experience. Every vehicle at DriveTime is inspected prior to arriving on the lot and comes complete with a 5-Day vehicle return policy, 30 Day/1500 Mile Limited Warranty. DriveTime vehicles also include a FREE AutoCheck History Report plus an extensive list of vehicle features and safety information. With over 14,000 used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs nationwide, we have the vehicle you�ve been dreaming of! Note: Price excludes taxes and finance charges, and may exclude doc fees up to $299 and other applicable fees (where allowed by state law).
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
34,475 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Laurel Kia
34.3 mi away
List$9,988
Est.Loan: $187/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 RS 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
41,569 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
RS
Marlow Motor
38.5 mi away
List$12,898
Est.Loan: $241/mo
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$300 Below Market
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BLUETOOTH, Advanced Safety Package, Forward Collision Alert, Premium 6-Speaker Audio System Feature, Radio: Chevrolet MyLink AM/FM Stereo, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, USB Port. Silver Ice Metallic Clean CARFAX. 2015 Chevrolet Sonic RS
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
58,255 miles
Certified Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LS
List$8,995
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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$247 Below Market
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LTZ 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
43,851 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LTZ
List$11,641
Est.Loan: $218/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LTZ 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
63,667 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LTZ
List$10,804
Est.Loan: $202/mo
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Need gas? I don't think so. At least not very much! 37 MPG Hwy. No trip is too far, nor will it be too boring*** ATTENTION!!! Optional equipment includes: (0 P) Black Granite Metallic, Front License Plate Bracket...
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
52,837 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
CarMax
40 mi away
List$11,598
Est.Loan: $217/mo
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CarMax makes car buying easy and hassle-free. Our upfront prices are the same online and on our lot. All our used cars come with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee, a 30-Day Limited Warranty (60-Day in CT, MN, and RI; 90-Day in GA, MA, NJ, and NY) and a free vehicle history and safety recall report. Price assumes final used vehicle purchase will be made in MD, and excludes tax, title and tags but includes $99 dealer processing charge (not required by law). Some fees are location specific and may change if you transfer this vehicle to a different CarMax store. Certain vehicles may have unrepaired safety recalls. Check nhtsa.gov/recalls to learn if this vehicle has an unrepaired safety recall. Inventory shown here is updated every 24 hours.Prior Use:Fleet
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
66,833 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
(1)
Prize Auto
42.2 mi away
List$7,878
Est.Loan: $147/mo
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<span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';><span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&gt;&gt;&gt;7 DAYS &lsquo;NO QUESTIONS ASKED&rsquo; RETURNS&lt;&lt;&lt; <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';> <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>***12 MONTHS/7,500 MILES ENGINE, TRANSMISSION, DIFFERENTIALS WARRANTY AVAILABLE*** <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&nbsp; <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* GUARANTEED FINANCING * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* MARYLAND STATE INSPECTION * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* CLEAN IN AND OUT * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* 4-CYL, 1.8 LITER* <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* WELL MAINTAINED * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* GREAT CONDITION* <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* BLUETOOOTH COMPATIBLE * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* ICE COLD A/C * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* AM/FM RADIO * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* PASSENGER AIRBAG * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* CRUISE CONTROL * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* AUX INPUT * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* POWER WINDOWS * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* POWER MIRROR * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>* POWER DOOR LOCK * <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&nbsp; <span lang=EN-US style=font-size:12.0pt;font-family:'Courier New';>&nbsp; <sp
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
71,006 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$8,395
Est.Loan: $157/mo
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GENIUS TOOLS & VEHICLE BENEFITS: Experience the Genius Way to Buy a Car at DriveTime with true online financing terms, no haggle pricing and a pressure free sales experience. Every vehicle at DriveTime is inspected prior to arriving on the lot and comes complete with a 5-Day vehicle return policy, 30 Day/1500 Mile Limited Warranty. DriveTime vehicles also include a FREE AutoCheck History Report plus an extensive list of vehicle features and safety information. With over 14,000 used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs nationwide, we have the vehicle you�ve been dreaming of! Note: Price excludes taxes and finance charges, and may exclude doc fees up to $299 and other applicable fees (where allowed by state law).
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
78,645 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
(1)
Norris Honda
55.4 mi away
List$6,488
Est.Loan: $121/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
85,705 miles
Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$8,000
Est.Loan: $150/mo
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$220 Below Market
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Check out this 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT. Its Automatic transmission and Gas I4 1.8L110 engine will keep you going. This Chevrolet Sonic features the following options: WHEELS, 15 (38.1 CM) PAINTED ALUMINUM (STD), TRANSMISSION, 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC (STD), TIRES, P19565R15 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL (STD), SEATS, FRONT BUCKET WITH RECLINE AND HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE HEADRESTS (STD), MOCHA BRONZE METALLIC, LPO, CARGO NET, LPO, ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS, LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT, JET BLACKDARK TITANIUM, DELUXE CLOTH SEAT TRIM, and ENGINE, ECOTEC 1.8L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING DOHC 4-CYLINDER SEQUENTIAL MFI (138 hp [103 kW] @ 6300 rpm, 125 lb-ft of torque [168.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm) (STD). Test drive this vehicle at The Used Car Factory, 27725 Three Notch Rd., Mechanicsville, MD 20659.
Chevrolet Sonic 2015 LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
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Used 2015
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$13,495
Est.Loan: $252/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic is one of our top picks for a subcompact sedan or hatchback thanks to its blend of safety, comfort and feature availability.

vehicle overview

When considering the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic for your driveway, a bit of amnesia will help. Specifically, you'll want to forget the many subpar small cars (we're looking at you, Aveo) that have worn Chevy's bowtie logo over the years. The good news is that the 2015 Sonic makes your job easy. Score one for the home team, because this endearing American-built subcompact is fully competitive against the imports that have traditionally dominated the segment.

Offered as a sedan or four-door hatchback, the Sonic feels more refined and substantial than its size would suggest. Its well-tuned suspension provides both steady handling and respectable ride comfort, giving the Sonic the character of a miniature Volkswagen Golf. The standard four-cylinder engine will neither impress you at the pump nor win you many drag races, but the optional turbocharged four-cylinder ratchets up this runabout's performance potential. The turbo-4 also claims an impressive combined EPA rating of 33 mpg with the manual transmission, although we've found it difficult to achieve that number in real-world driving.

Inside, the Sonic has impressed us with its sensible, user-friendly control layout and standard 4G WiFi hotspot capability. The Sonic offers alluring options, too, including an up-to-date touchscreen interface, a rearview camera and advanced safety features like forward collision alert and lane-departure warning. On the flipside, interior materials quality is subpar, and the hatchback model suffers a cargo capacity deficit compared to its competitors. You take the bad with the good in this class, and in the Sonic's case, there's certainly more of the latter than the former.

The 2015 Chevy Sonic isn't the only subcompact worth considering, of course. We drove the sporty Sonic RS model and liked it enough to give it a "B" rating, but we also like the 2015 Ford Fiesta for its refined road manners and impressive fuel economy across the board. The 2015 Hyundai Accent and related 2015 Kia Rio are noteworthy alternatives on account of their spunky style and strong value. The Honda Fit hatchback, redesigned for 2015, is another strong candidate due to its unmatched passenger and cargo flexibility. Even in this talented group, though, the 2015 Chevy Sonic stands out for its impressive combination of performance, safety and value.

Trim levels & features

The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic is available in sedan and four-door hatchback body styles. Both can seat five passengers. Four trim levels are available: LS, LT, LTZ and RS.

LS models offer 15-inch wheels, automatic headlights, manual mirrors with integrated blind-spot coverage, power locks, remote keyless entry, manual windows, air-conditioning, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver seat, 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a trip computer, Bluetooth phone connectivity, OnStar telematics (with 4G LTE WiFi) and a four-speaker sound system with an auxiliary input jack.

The LT adds 15-inch alloy wheels, chrome exterior accents, heated power mirrors, upgraded cloth upholstery, cruise control, power windows, remote ignition (automatic transmission only) and a six-speaker sound system that includes satellite radio.

Moving up to the LTZ gets you the turbocharged engine, 17-inch alloy wheels, foglights, simulated leather upholstery, heated front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rearview camera and the Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system (optional on the LT) with a 7-inch touchscreen interface, smartphone app integration, Bluetooth audio connectivity and a USB/iPod interface.

The RS adds four-wheel disc brakes, a sport body kit with a rear spoiler, a sport-tuned suspension, unique 17-inch wheels, sportier exterior trim, leather and simulated suede upholstery and a sport steering wheel.

A sunroof is optional for LT, LTZ and RS, as is an Advanced Safety package that adds lane-departure warning and forward collision alert. The LTZ sedan also offers a "Dusk" package that includes 18-inch wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, unique exterior styling and leather and simulated suede upholstery.

2015 Highlights

For 2015, all Chevrolet Sonic LTZ models come standard with the turbocharged engine, and 4G WiFi hotspot capability is standard across the lineup.

Performance & mpg

The standard engine on 2015 Chevy Sonic LS and LT models is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder that produces 138 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission with a hill-hold feature is standard, and a six-speed automatic is available as an option. EPA-estimated fuel economy is 30 mpg combined (26 city/35 highway) with the manual transmission and 28 mpg combined (25 city/35 highway) with the automatic -- below-average results for the subcompact segment.

A turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder is standard on the LTZ and RS (and optional for the LT). Although its 138-hp output mirrors the base engine, it feels more potent thanks to its 148 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, while a six-speed automatic transmission is optional. Fuel economy in the LTZ and LT trim is rated at 33 mpg combined (29 city/40 highway) with the manual and 31 mpg combined (27 city/37 highway) with the automatic. The RS trim's sportier gearing results in lower estimates of 30 mpg combined (27/34) with the manual and 28 combined (25/33) with the automatic.

In Edmunds performance testing, a turbocharged Sonic LTZ hatchback with the manual accelerated from zero to 60 in 8.8 seconds, quick for this segment. During a yearlong Edmunds test of a turbocharged manual LTZ hatchback, however, we found it difficult to match the EPA's fuel economy estimates in real-world driving.

Safety

Every 2015 Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with traction and stability control along with antilock brakes (front disc/rear drum on the LS, LT and LTZ trim levels and four-wheel discs on the RS and Dusk-package models). There are knee airbags for front seat occupants, front seat side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle assistance and remote door unlocking.

A rearview camera is standard on LTZ and RS models and available as an option on the LT. The Advanced Safety package includes forward collision warning (alerting the driver to an imminent impact) and lane-departure warning; it's optional on all but the entry-level LS.

In Edmunds brake testing, a turbocharged Sonic LTZ stopped from 60 mph in 123 feet, an average distance for this segment.

In government crash tests, the Sonic received a perfect five stars overall, including five stars for total frontal impact safety and five stars for total side impact safety. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Sonic its top score of "Good" in the moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests, though the Sonic was deemed "Marginal" (second-worst) in the small-overlap frontal-offset crash test. The Sonic's seat and head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

Driving

On the road, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic feels more solid and refined than other subcompact sedans and hatchbacks. Similar to European cars, the Sonic handles well around turns, with notably responsive steering, yet it also rides well enough that long road trips are not an endurance test.

Both engines offer decent performance, but the turbocharged 1.4-liter feels more lively and delivers useful power for merging and passing maneuvers. The only downside is the engine's somewhat sluggish responsiveness, which can make it difficult to accelerate smoothly from a stop in heavy traffic. In addition, efficiency-oriented gearing necessitates frequent shifting in manual-transmission models, because there isn't much power for passing in 5th and 6th gears. That's less of a problem in the sporty RS model, as its transmission is geared to provide quicker responses. The firmly tuned RS suspension also sharpens up the car's handling through turns, yet the ride remains compliant.

Interior

The interior of the 2015 Chevy Sonic is attractive enough, but the extensive use of hard plastics confirms the car's economy focus. It earns extra points for comfort, however, as even tall drivers can find a driving position that works. Smaller adults should find the rear seats similarly accommodating by segment standards, with decent amounts of head- and legroom.

The Sonic's gauges and controls are well laid out and easy to operate. Among the more intriguing features is the available MyLink touchscreen interface with voice controls (including Siri Eyes Free for iPhone users) and smartphone integration. MyLink allows you to enjoy Internet radio apps such as Pandora, and you can also add navigation capabilities via the inexpensive "BringGo" app. However, the screen sometimes frustrates with its failure to register touch inputs.

The sedan's 14-cubic-foot trunk is among the largest in the segment and can be expanded further with the standard 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks. The Sonic hatchback offers 19 cubic feet with the rear seats up, but just 30.9 cubic feet folded down -- significantly less capacity than the Honda Fit or even the Hyundai Accent.


Top consumer reviews

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NO REGRETS
Mark Wyss,03/18/2016
Never thought I'd own a Chevy. I bough a 2015 Sonic after buying a 2013 Buick Encore. I was so impressed by the Encore (never thought I'd own a GM product) that I got the Sonic as a second car because its the same engine and drivetrain. It's a small car, got the RS version with 6-speed manual tranny. Fun to drive! It's a "sporty" car that is meant to hug the road and it does, so the downside to that is you feel every pothole and bump. But you have to expect that with a sport suspension and a car that is low to the ground. I'm 6'1" and I have no difficulty getting in and out or finding a comfortable driving position. Love the heated leather seats and moonroof. Instrumentation is laid out perfectly, and the My Link info-tainment system is great. Have had the car for a year and had no issues. Mostly used as a city car and get overall combine city mileage of 29 mpg. The RS is a fun trim model and I enjoy it, even if I'm not the intended buyer (I'm 55 years old). On a good stretch of road the car is quiet and smooth and hearing while using Bluetooth for your cell phone is never an issue. Very nice build quality. If you're looking for a fun, sporty hatchback, I recommend the Sonic. And despite Edmund's thinking there isn't much room, with the back seats folded down, you'd be surprised how much cargo you can carry! Two years in, still no complaints. Still enjoying the car & the look and still no rattles despite driving on poorly maintained Wisconsin roads. Three years in and build quality still holding up. Fun can to drive with the 6-speed manual transmission. Lots of pep. I still think it's a good value for the $$
Power, with quirks 2015 LTZ Hatch
Llia Olsen,04/13/2016
I bought the car for the interior. The hatchback offered the space I wanted for cargo and the dash was nicely arranged and constructed. The car seats are comfortable and heated and cup holders are a fast food junkies dream although the center cup holders seem better suited for the rear passengers than the front. The car lacks in handling, it's probably the suspension and the distribution of weight front and back. Though the tires are not the greatest either but have great tread wear. The auto really hurts off the line coupled with the turbo lag but it builds quick enough. Running on octane lower than 93 does make a difference since it requires 93 octane before the stock computer even feels like upping the performance. I feel deeply cheapened by the fact there are no temperature gauges for the oil/water as those would be crucial in getting a heads up on potential engine damage. Technology wise the entertainment console is dated. Really wish they would ditch Windows OS and run a pure Android OS like a tablet would.
Excellent small car for the $$
MBC,09/03/2015
Although it is a Turbo, it is not neck jerkingly fast off the line, however it is more than adequate for a vehicle this size. The Sonic has minimal turbo lag and is a fun car to drive, with excellent road composure for a vehicle of this size, and excellent handling . Coming from a life of VW Golf's/GTI's, we now own 2 Sonics, a 2014 & a 2015, and couldn't be happier. These cars have proven very reliable, built very good and solid, with excellent interior comfort. We have not had one issue, change the oil and go! As far as looks, that is subjective, but we get a lot of compliments,people are shocked at how nice they are, and they don't feel like a cheap vehicle. We test drove the following before purchasing our 2nd Sonic, they were all 2015 models, Toyota Corolla- ok on the outside, bland/unappealing inside, very slow and awful CVT. Mini Cooper Countryman- good looking, blast to drive, unfortunately bad reliability history and $10K more than a Sonic made us pass on that, VW Golf, great car in/out but not as good a deal as the Sonic and didn't feel "better" enough to justify a big difference in price, to get all the options on s Sonic RS, Hyundai Elantra GT-Hmmm, not a bad car but seemed bland and basic for the price, not very good MPGs with the 173hp engine.
Zippy The Turbo Sonic from Anacortes WA.
Yours Truly,05/28/2016
I researched fun to drive hatch back cars for months. I HIGHLY considered a VW Golf or GTI. I thought for sure, I had to have a stick shift to have any joy. Then I read the reviews of The Sonic which mentioned it was fun to drive. They were not kidding. It is a blast! The cheaper trim interior was not for me. I bought a used LTZ. It has heated seats, remote start, blue tooth, and of course lots of air bags. This is a little thing, but the right arm rest, I really dig. You will notice the attractive motorcycle inspired lamps and touches. I don't feel like I am sitting too low, but still fell like I am getting a driving experience with the road. I do not generally accelerate fast and average 34.1 mg on normal roads, hills, and state high way. My only gripe is the touch screen my link. Yes, I listen to loud music and it sounds good, but I need an actual volume dial not some screen to touch. I want to turn up the dial (I am over 40 might have something to do with it)! I bought a used 2015 with less than 15000 miles and saved on bundle the depreciation. So every time I see that GTI go buy, I think about the money I am saving and the fun I am not missing out on. 5/30/2018 update The water pump went out.. Also, a crack was found in the engine head. The controls on the steering wheel stopped working with the radio. They told me I would have to pay to run tests on the controls, but I reasoned with them that since the car is having the above mentioned defects, that the should do it for free. They agreed. I’ve owned and still own Hyundai’s. You are better of with a Hyundai!
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Features & Specs

MPG
25 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
25 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
26 city / 35 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
25 city / 33 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    Overall5 / 5
  • Side Barrier Rating
    Overall5 / 5
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front Seat5 / 5
    Back Seat5 / 5
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover12.6%
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Overview

The Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic is offered in the following submodels: Sonic Hatchback, Sonic Sedan. Available styles include LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LTZ 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LT 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 5M), RS 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M), RS 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M), LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M), LTZ 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), RS 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LS 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 5M), RS 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M), LTZ 4dr Hatchback (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M), and LTZ 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic?

Save up to $300 on one of 23 Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $5,900 as of10/15/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic trim styles:

  • The Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LT is priced between $5,900 and$13,495 with odometer readings between 0 and102515 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LS is priced between $7,495 and$9,195 with odometer readings between 42706 and81017 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ is priced between $10,804 and$14,949 with odometer readings between 15043 and63667 miles.
  • The Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic RS is priced between $12,898 and$12,898 with odometer readings between 41569 and41569 miles.

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Which used 2015 Chevrolet Sonics are available in my area?

Shop Edmunds' car, SUV, and truck listings of over 6 million vehicles to find a cheap new, used, or certified pre-owned (CPO) 2015 Chevrolet Sonic for sale near. There are currently 23 used and CPO 2015 Sonics listed for sale in your area, with list prices as low as $5,900 and mileage as low as 0 miles. Simply research the type of car you're interested in and then select a used car from our massive database to find cheap prew-owned vehicles for sale near you. Once you have identified a used vehicle you're interested in, check the Carfax and Autocheck vehicle history reports, read dealer reviews, and find out what other owners paid for the Used 2015 Chevrolet Sonic. Then select Edmunds special offers, perks, deals, and incentives to contact the dealer of your choice and save up to $300 on a used or CPO 2015 Sonic available from a dealership near you.

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Should I lease or buy a 2015 Chevrolet Sonic?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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