Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan

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2017 Chevrolet Sonic
$10,392 - $19,845

2017 Highlights

On the outside, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic receives freshened styling, including new LED daytime running lights and projector-style headlights. Inside, every Sonic now has a rearview camera, a 7-inch touchscreen with the newest version of Chevy's MyLink infotainment interface. The range-topping trim is now called Premier, and the sporty RS level becomes an add-on package for LT and Premier sedans (it's standard on all hatchbacks and the Premier sedan with manual transmission). Finally, there's a new Convenience package for the LT, and the sun sets on the Dusk appearance package.

Pros

  • Optional turbocharged engine is powerful and gets respectable fuel economy
  • Cabin is relatively spacious for this class
  • Generous number of standard and available features
  • Excellent crash test safety scores

Cons

  • Cabin materials look and feel low-rent
  • Base engine's lackluster fuel economy

Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan for Sale

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
39,762 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
List$12,950
Est.Loan: $242/mo
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Dealer Notes

CARFAX 1 owner and buyback guarantee. NEW LOW PRICE** This terrific-looking 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Premier Auto will have you excited to drive to work, even on Mondays*** Gets Great Gas Mileage: 36 MPG Hwy! New Inventory.. All the right toys!! Safety equipment includes: ABS, Traction control, Passenger Airbag, Curtain airbags, Front fog/driving lights, Knee airbags - Driver and passenger, Stability control...Other features include: Bluetooth, Power locks, Power windows, Heated seats, Auto... We will be glad to transport any car, free of charge, to our Easterns Automotive Group locations in Manassas, Temple Hills, Hyattsville, Laurel, or Baitimore.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
44,698 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
Criswell Honda
16 mi away
List$11,500
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes

Recent Arrival! CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. 36/27 Highway/City MPG Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) MD State Inspected with a Fresh Oil Change! Every Pre-Owned vehicle purchased from Criswell Honda comes with a free CARFAX vehicle history report. The Used Vehicle Sale Price is plus sales tax, tag fees and a $300 processing charge. All prices, specifications, and availability are subject to change without notice. Pictures may be for illustrative purposes only; offers not valid on prior sales. Please contact Criswell Honda in Germantown, MD for details the most current information. www.criswellhonda.com. Reviews: * Optional turbocharged engine is powerful and gets respectable fuel economy; cabin is relatively spacious for this class; generous number of standard and available features; excellent crash test safety scores; ride quality is better than most competitors; fun to drive. Source: Edmunds

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
49,294 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$11,499
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Dealer Notes

This vehicle passed a rigorous inspection by an ASE-Certified technician and is backed by a 12-Month/12,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty(1). We offer a free CARFAX (R) Vehicle History Report (TM) and a 7-Day Buyback (2) to give you peace of mind that you are buying a quality used vehicle. Call us for further details or stop by today for a test drive! 1-888-227-7253. (1) Limited Powertrain Warranty begins on the vehicle purchase date & extends for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Coverage runs concurrently with manufacturer warranty. Restrictions apply. See a Sales Consultant for details. (2) For a period of 7 days after the date of purchase or 1,000 miles beyond the odometer reading at purchase, whichever comes first, the vehicle may be returned for the exact price originally paid minus a $200 restocking fee, (as allowed by law). Restrictions apply.Price does not include processing, administrative, closing, dealer and handling, or similar fees of $199 or less. Price does not include tax, title, tags, governmental fees, electronic filing charge, any emissions testing and/or state inspection fees, and any finance charges (if applicable).Vehicles subject to prior sale. We make every effort to provide accurate information including but not limited to price, miles and vehicle options, but please verify with your local Enterprise Car Sales location before purchasing. Current mileage may vary due to test drives and vehicle relocation. Used vehicles were previously part of Enterprise short term rental, lease fleet or purchased by Enterprise from other sources including auto auctions, with previous use possibly short term rental, lease or other.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
29,110 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LS
List$11,225
Est.Loan: $210/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
44,856 miles
Cpo 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Sport Chevrolet
29.1 mi away
List$11,575
Est.Loan: $216/mo
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$300 Below Market
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Dealer Notes

**BLUE TOOTH, **USB PORTS, **BACKUP CAMERA. New Price! 2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT 6-Speed Automatic Silver Ice Metallic FWD ECOTEC 1.8L I4 DOHC VVTChevrolet Certified Pre-Owned Details: * Vehicle History * Transferable Warranty * Warranty Deductible: $0 * Limited Warranty: 12 Month/12,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from certified purchase date * 172 Point Inspection * Powertrain Limited Warranty: 72 Month/100,000 Mile (whichever comes first) from original in-service date * 24 months/24,000 miles (whichever comes first) CPO Scheduled Maintenance Plan and 3 days/150 miles (whichever comes first) Vehicle Exchange Program * Roadside AssistanceWelcome to Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring - Your Preferred Baltimore, Washington D.C. & Rockville Chevrolet Dealer Alternative. Call us at 1.240.293.4102 or visit us on the web at www.sportchevrolet.com.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
44,517 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
List$12,499
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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Dealer Notes

This vehicle passed a rigorous inspection by an ASE-Certified technician and is backed by a 12-Month/12,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty(1). We offer a free CARFAX (R) Vehicle History Report (TM) and a 7-Day Buyback (2) to give you peace of mind that you are buying a quality used vehicle. Call us for further details or stop by today for a test drive! 1-888-227-7253. (1) Limited Powertrain Warranty begins on the vehicle purchase date & extends for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Coverage runs concurrently with manufacturer warranty. Restrictions apply. See a Sales Consultant for details. (2) For a period of 7 days after the date of purchase or 1,000 miles beyond the odometer reading at purchase, whichever comes first, the vehicle may be returned for the exact price originally paid minus a $200 restocking fee, (as allowed by law). Restrictions apply.Price does not include processing, administrative, closing, dealer and handling, or similar fees of $199 or less. Price does not include tax, title, tags, governmental fees, electronic filing charge, any emissions testing and/or state inspection fees, and any finance charges (if applicable).Vehicles subject to prior sale. We make every effort to provide accurate information including but not limited to price, miles and vehicle options, but please verify with your local Enterprise Car Sales location before purchasing. Current mileage may vary due to test drives and vehicle relocation. Used vehicles were previously part of Enterprise short term rental, lease fleet or purchased by Enterprise from other sources including auto auctions, with previous use possibly short term rental, lease or other.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
29,905 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$12,525
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
43,690 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
List$12,498
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
41,126 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
List$12,750
Est.Loan: $238/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
49,089 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$11,999
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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Dealer Notes

This vehicle passed a rigorous inspection by an ASE-Certified technician and is backed by a 12-Month/12,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty(1). We offer a free CARFAX (R) Vehicle History Report (TM) and a 7-Day Buyback (2) to give you peace of mind that you are buying a quality used vehicle. Call us for further details or stop by today for a test drive! 1-888-227-7253. (1) Limited Powertrain Warranty begins on the vehicle purchase date & extends for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Coverage runs concurrently with manufacturer warranty. Restrictions apply. See a Sales Consultant for details. (2) For a period of 7 days after the date of purchase or 1,000 miles beyond the odometer reading at purchase, whichever comes first, the vehicle may be returned for the exact price originally paid minus a $200 restocking fee, (as allowed by law). Restrictions apply.Price does not include processing, administrative, closing, dealer and handling, or similar fees of $199 or less. Price does not include tax, title, tags, governmental fees, electronic filing charge, any emissions testing and/or state inspection fees, and any finance charges (if applicable).Vehicles subject to prior sale. We make every effort to provide accurate information including but not limited to price, miles and vehicle options, but please verify with your local Enterprise Car Sales location before purchasing. Current mileage may vary due to test drives and vehicle relocation. Used vehicles were previously part of Enterprise short term rental, lease fleet or purchased by Enterprise from other sources including auto auctions, with previous use possibly short term rental, lease or other.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
42,158 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
DARCARS Kia
33.3 mi away
List$12,111
Est.Loan: $226/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
44,570 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
List$12,499
Est.Loan: $234/mo
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Dealer Notes

This vehicle passed a rigorous inspection by an ASE-Certified technician and is backed by a 12-Month/12,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty(1). We offer a free CARFAX (R) Vehicle History Report (TM) and a 7-Day Buyback (2) to give you peace of mind that you are buying a quality used vehicle. Call us for further details or stop by today for a test drive! 1-888-227-7253. (1) Limited Powertrain Warranty begins on the vehicle purchase date & extends for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Coverage runs concurrently with manufacturer warranty. Restrictions apply. See a Sales Consultant for details. (2) For a period of 7 days after the date of purchase or 1,000 miles beyond the odometer reading at purchase, whichever comes first, the vehicle may be returned for the exact price originally paid minus a $200 restocking fee, (as allowed by law). Restrictions apply.Price does not include processing, administrative, closing, dealer and handling, or similar fees of $199 or less. Price does not include tax, title, tags, governmental fees, electronic filing charge, any emissions testing and/or state inspection fees, and any finance charges (if applicable).Vehicles subject to prior sale. We make every effort to provide accurate information including but not limited to price, miles and vehicle options, but please verify with your local Enterprise Car Sales location before purchasing. Current mileage may vary due to test drives and vehicle relocation. Used vehicles were previously part of Enterprise short term rental, lease fleet or purchased by Enterprise from other sources including auto auctions, with previous use possibly short term rental, lease or other.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
42,659 miles
Cpo 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$10,392
Est.Loan: $194/mo
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Dealer Notes

Bluetooth Connection,AUDIO SYSTEM; CHEVROLET MYLINK RADIO WITH 7 DIAGONAL COLOR TOUCH-SCREEN; AM/FM STEREO,AXLE; 3.47 FINAL DRIVE RATIO,ENGINE; ECOTEC 1.8L VARIABLE VALVE TIMING DOHC 4-CYLINDER SEQUENTIAL MFI,JET BLACK/DARK TITANIUM; DELUXE CLOTH SEAT TRIM,LT PREFERRED EQUIPMENT GROUP,RED HOT,SEATS; FRONT BUCKET WITH RECLINE AND HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE HEADRESTS,TIRES; P195/65R15 ALL-SEASON; BLACKWALL,TRANSMISSION; 6-SPEED AUTOMATIC,WHEELS; 15 (38.1 CM) ALUMINUM This vehicle includes a Money-Back Guarantee* and passed our precise inspection process. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. No haggling. No back and forth. No pressure. And this price is so good it is guaranteed. ONE OWNER** CARFAX BUYBACK GUARANTEE** REAR VISION CAMERA ** ALLOY WHEELS** AND MORE !! GM CERTIFIED WITH 172 POINT INSPECTION !! FULL GM WARRANTY!! 2YR/24K MILE FREE SCHEDULED CPO MAINTENANCE & ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE !! POWERTRAIN WARRANTY!! GREAT UNIT !! GREAT WARRANTY ! GREAT SERVICE ! GREAT PRICE ! CHEVY'S BEST** *Money-Back Guarantee is valid for 5 days or 250 miles, whichever comes first. Subject to certain terms and conditions. See store for details. Some restrictions apply.

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
16,551 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Car America
35.2 mi away
List$12,358
Est.Loan: $231/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
42,770 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
Pohanka Hyundai
35.7 mi away
List$12,366
Est.Loan: $231/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
43,569 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
Premier
Pohanka Honda
35.7 mi away
List$13,288
Est.Loan: $248/mo
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Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
46,445 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
List$10,917
Est.Loan: $204/mo
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Dealer Notes

New Price! CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Mosaic Black Metallic 2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT FWD 6-Speed Automatic ECOTEC 1.8L I4 DOHC VVT Pohanka Certified comes with 2 year 100,000 miles Warranty and 1 year Roadside Assistance, 2 day rental car and $1000.00 trip reimbursement in the 1st year. Recent Arrival! 34/24 Highway/City MPG Awards: * JD Power Initial Quality Study (IQS) Come experience the Pohanka VW difference. Service open 7 days a week no appointment needed. We are always ready and willing to serve you. All Pre-Owned vehicles come with a 2 year 100,000 miles warranty with 1 year Roadside Assistance. See dealer for details. Reviews: * Optional turbocharged engine is powerful and gets respectable fuel economy; cabin is relatively spacious for this class; generous number of standard and available features; excellent crash test safety scores; ride quality is better than most competitors; fun to drive. Source: Edmunds

Chevrolet Sonic 2017 LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A)
43,564 miles
Used 2017
Chevrolet Sonic
LT
Shenandoah Ford
37.9 mi away
List$12,237
Est.Loan: $229/mo
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Edmunds' Expert Review

With the exception of many high-end sports cars, it is fairly unusual for an automaker to let one of its cars go mostly unchanged for five full model years. It's typical to see some sort of refresh at least once during that span of time to reinvigorate interest in the vehicle, or at least give people coming off their leases something new to jump into. So far, the Chevrolet Sonic has received only mild updates since it debuted in 2012. That changes for 2017, however.

Though it's still the same car underneath, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic gets a proverbial fresh coat of paint. Most notable is the Sonic's revised styling; it now looks more like a small-scale version of the Malibu and SS sedans. Inside there's a mildly redesigned center stack, and the gauge cluster has a more traditional layout than before. Several features that were optional on last year's Sonic are now standard equipment, too, including the 7-inch central touchscreen, Bluetooth, a USB port, a rearview camera and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto functionality. The price increases a bit to go along with all the extra stuff, but we think the additional tech is worth it.

Pleasingly, the Sonic's more inherent qualities are still intact, including a relatively spacious interior, top-notch crash safety scores and a strong turbocharged engine (available on the Sonic LT and standard on the Premier) that gives this little car some unexpected pep. That said, there's no shortage of worthy competitors in the subcompact segment. With two body styles and three engines to choose from (including the sporty ST's 197-horsepower motor), the Ford Fiesta is certainly one of the most diverse and fun to drive. If it's versatility you're after, the Honda Fit hatchback has a unique design for its folding rear seat and more maximum cargo capacity. Other options might include the roomy Kia Rio and Hyundai Accent siblings; they are less expensive, but their base trim levels are lighter on features compared to the Sonic LS.

Certainly, you've got some solid choices here. But even in this esteemed company, the revitalized 2017 Sonic is an easy recommendation.

Every 2017 Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with traction and stability control along with antilock brakes (front discs/rear drums) and a rearview camera. There are knee airbags for front seat occupants, side-impact airbags and side curtain airbags. Also standard is OnStar, which includes automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle assistance and remote door unlocking.

Optional on the LT and Premier is the Driver Confidence package, which includes forward collision warning (alerting the driver to an imminent impact) and lane departure warning.

In government crash tests, the Sonic sedan received a perfect five-star rating 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 and small-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength crash tests. The Sonic's seat and head restraint design was rated "Good" for whiplash protection in rear impacts.

trim levels & features

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is available in sedan and four-door hatchback body styles. Both can seat five passengers. Three trim levels are available: LS (sedan only), LT and Premier.

The base LS sedan offers 15-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, LED daytime running lights, manual mirrors, power locks, remote locking/unlocking, a rearview camera, manual windows, air-conditioning, cloth upholstery, a height-adjustable driver seat, 60/40-split-folding rear seatbacks, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a driver information screen, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 7-inch touchscreen interface, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality, OnStar telematics (includes 4G LTE Wi-Fi hot-spot capability) and a four-speaker sound system with a USB port and an auxiliary audio jack.

The LT includes all of the above, plus alloy wheels, chrome exterior accents, heated power mirrors, upgraded cloth upholstery, cruise control, power windows, front and rear floor mats, remote ignition (automatic transmission only), a six-speaker sound system, satellite radio and a second USB port. The turbocharged 1.4-liter engine is standard on models with the manual transmission and optional with the automatic.

You can get an optional Convenience package for the LT that adds keyless entry and ignition, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, a six-way power-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats and an upgraded driver information center.

Moving up to the Premier gets you the turbocharged engine, 17-inch alloy wheels, the contents of the Convenience package and leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery. 

The RS package is available on LT and Premier models (it is standard on the Premier with the manual transmission). For LT models, it includes 16-inch alloy wheels, a sport body kit, a rear spoiler, foglights, glossy black interior accents, a leather-wrapped sport steering wheel and upgraded floor mats. The Premier version or the RS doesn't have the heated steering wheel but adds black-painted 17-inch wheels, a sport-tuned suspension and simulated suede seat inserts.

A sunroof is optional for the LT and Premier, as is a Driver Confidence package that adds lane departure warning, forward collision alert and rear parking sensors.

The hatchback is equipped very similarly to its sedan counterpart. The most notable difference is that the features included in the sedan's RS package are standard here.

The standard engine on 2017 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.

Optional on the LT and standard on the Premier is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder. 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, and a six-speed automatic is optional.

Although EPA-estimated fuel economy was not available at the time of publication, we don't expect the numbers to change much from last year. The EPA rated the 2016 Sonic with the 1.8-liter engine and manual transmission at 30 mpg combined (26 mpg city/35 mpg highway), while the automatic rang in at 28 mpg combined (24 city /35 highway). The turbocharged 1.4-liter fared slightly better, with 33 mpg combined (29 city/40 highway) for the manual and 31 mpg combined (27 city/37 highway) with the automatic.

In Edmunds performance testing, a turbocharged Sonic hatchback with the manual transmission accelerated from zero to 60 in 8.4 seconds, quick for this segment.

driving

On the road, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic feels more solid and refined than other subcompact sedans and hatchbacks. Similar to the Volkswagen Golf, 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. Unfortunately, that isn't true for the Premier trim level equipped with the RS package. While the sport-tuned suspension and bigger wheels sharpen up the car's handling through turns, it comes at the expense of ride quality. Take it over any pavement rougher than glass and you might momentarily think you're riding on a wooden roller coaster.

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 fifth and sixth gears.

interior

The interior of the Sonic is attractive enough, but its low price is justified in part by the use of hard plastics throughout. 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. Standard on all trims is a 7-inch touchscreen with the newest version of Chevy's superb MyLink interface, which also includes smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. MyLink's menus are intuitive enough that it doesn't take long for a first-time user to master its functions and controls. Our only gripe is that it sometimes takes a few beats for inputs to be recognized.

The sedan's 14.9-cubic-foot trunk is among the largest in the segment and can be expanded further with the standard 60/40-folding rear seatbacks. The Sonic hatchback offers 19 cubic feet with the rear seats up and 47.7 cubic feet with them folded down. That's very good, but bested slightly by the Honda Fit (52.7 cubic feet) and the Kia Rio (49.8 cubic feet).


Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic.

Catchy Title
Mack, 12/29/2017
Nice car for an "inexpensive" car. Would not want to drive it long distances on the expressway but is a reliable car;
Blue Fire
C. D. Willoughby, 1/15/2018
The car I bought was a Chevy Sonic (four door Kinetic Blue Sedan) and it's so cool looking. I've gotten compliments on it already. It drives well and I love the bluetooth features. Plus it's great on gas.
Hilarious Vehicle
Archi Gaebel, 8/11/2017
The Sonic Turbo Premier is hilarious to drive (for a day or two) while my ten year old BMW X3 is in the shop for age-related repairs and maintenance. "Hilarious" as in "It's a joke", not it's actually fun to drive. First off, my 10 year old Bimmer, worth about half of what you can buy this Chevy Sonic for, still vastly outperforms it and is a ton more fun to drive and feels safer to boot. So much for "Would I ever consider owning this vehicle?". The answer is a resounding NO! Why not? I mean first impressions are of this car are not so bad. The exterior styling is not crazy or terrible. It is not good either. It just is. The Sonic sedan has a very basic, neutral car shape, the kind you get when you ask a toddler to draw a car. It is somewhat narrow and short but tall when compared to our BMW 328i, almost like Chevy took a Malibu and just trimmed off some excess fat on the sides, rear and front. The cabin is not a terrible place for an econo box. It appears roomy enough, has quite a few gadgets, buttons and a touch screen (in this trim level) and the plastics LOOK decent. All of these judgements, however, vanish when you start driving it. While there is plenty of headroom, even for tall people, legroom is cramped, not just in the back but also annoyingly in the driver seat. I am six foot tall and my legs are too long for a comfortable use of the left foot rest or the accelerator and brake pedals when I adjust the seat to allow a normal arm distance to the steering wheel. (Gorillas with really long arms might do better.) Visibility is not great either. Although the windshield is large, the short stubby hood just vanishes from view and it is very difficult to get a feel for where the front of the car starts. Rear visibility and right side visibility is severely compromised by the enormous headrests (which clearly come from a full size truck and take up most of the airspace of this small car). Once you start touching the visually decent plastic trim you realize that it is not the softer, richer material it masquerades as, but very cheap, basic hard plastic straight from a Yugo. But now to the truly hilarious part of driving this car, its performance. I drove it mostly in town with speed limits around 45 miles per hour. At first I thought I was going way too fast until a look at the speedometer informed me that I was actually chugging along about five miles below the speed limit! The car feels strained and bothered when driven at speeds greater than 35 - 40 mph. Still this is not yet the most fun you can have with the Sonic Turbo. Go find an empty stretch of road without speed bumps (like the access road to my work's parking lot) and floor it. I did just that, going about 30 mph I floored the accelerator and ... absolutely NOTHING happened for at least a second, then the little beast huffed and puffed and lurched forward at the breakneck speed of 40 mph, I almost died laughing. This lack of performance is unfortunately less laughable when you have to pull out into heavy, fast-moving traffic, then just pray a Rosary (or two) while you wait for any acceleration to quick in ...
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Features & Specs

MPG
24 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
24 city / 34 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed automatic
Gas
138 hp @ 6300 rpm
MPG
28 city / 38 hwy
Seats 5
6-speed manual
Gas
138 hp @ 4900 rpm
MPG
27 city / 36 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 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan Overview

The Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan is offered in the following styles: LT 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 6A), LT 4dr Sedan (1.4L Turbo 4cyl 6M), Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LS 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl 5M), and Premier 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan?

Save up to $300 on one of 40 Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $10,392 as of 07/19/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan LT is priced between $10,392 and $19,845 with odometer readings between 0 and 50766 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan Premier is priced between $11,500 and $13,999 with odometer readings between 38126 and 49013 miles.
  • The Used 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan LS is priced between $11,225 and $11,995 with odometer readings between 29110 and 40542 miles.

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