Often when you are looking for a car, there’s what you want to buy, and what you need to buy. These two different worlds don’t often jive together; often you’re stuck with a bare bones subcompact that is not really much to brag about.
Turbo charged engine, Leather heated seats, alloy wheels, remote start. What comes to mind when you think of these things?
I bet you didn’t say the new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, built in the heart of Michigan the youthful Sonic is trying to reinvent the subcompact market, muttled in an arena with competitors like the Fiesta, Mazda2, and the Honda Fit. The Sonic features a sporty 1.8L ecotech engine as well as a 1.4L turbocharged engine paired with either a 6 speed manual or automatic transmission that is capable of getting well over 35 mpg on the highway.
Available in both Hatchback and Sedan versions, in three different trim models there is plenty to choose from, all feature a sporty double mouth grill, OnStar, halogen lights, and a digital speedometer. Other than the Chevrolet bowtie the old Aveo and new Sonic are really light years apart. Lets take a look at all the features available.
- · 1.4L turbocharged engine
- · OnStar
- · Leather Heated Seats
- · Digital Speedometer
- · 1 free year of XM satilite radio
- · Bluetooth hands free talking
- · Remote start
- · Build in the USA
- · 30.7 cubic feet with the seats down
- · Alloy wheels standard in all models and trims
If you plan on tuning in like the other 110 million people this weekend to watch the Giants play the Patriots, be sure to watch the Sonic in action, since it has been made the sonic has been busy doing high speed kick flips, skydiving, bungee jumping, and being revealed at the Super Bowl, playing music?
The Sonic LS is starting at $14,495 in the USA and the fully equipped LTZ will be available for around $18,000 either way, an amazing deal!