2017 Chevy Sonic Small Car Review

28/38  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
8.1  Sec.
0-60 MPH
14.9  cu ft
Cargo Space

A Bonafide Charmer Inside and Out

From first glance, the 2017 Chevy Sonic near Dallas is charming and inviting. From first drive, you will definitely be head over heels for this small, daring car. This model year, the Sonic boasts an updated exterior, new tech and additional safety features. With two style options, sedan and hatchback, as well as an optional turbo engine, the Chevy Sonic is a perfect choice for shoppers who are adventurous and crave fun. Continue reading to learn more!

Fun Changes and Tech Upgrades

2017 Chevrolet Sonic reviews rave about the exterior refreshment, including a redesigned front end which gives a bolder look to the powerful little car. The Sonic sedan continues to be offered in three trims: LS, LT and Premier (previously called LTZ). The hatchback, now standard with the exclusive RS sporty treatment, comes only in LT and Premier trims. Inside, there is a lot to love with new optional features like keyless entry and push-to-start, heated seats and a heated steering wheel. The 7-inch touchscreen display, available on trims above base, now features Apple CarPlay/Android Auto capabilities as well as a built-in Wi-Fi hotspot.

The Definition of Fun-to-Drive

If there is one term you'll see in nearly all 2017 Chevy Sonic reviews, it's "fun-to-drive." The Sonic's available 1.4L turbo engine gives the little car a kick that will makes every drive a lot more exciting. The turbo engine is paired with either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission and features added shift buttons. The base 1.8L engine, also available with either a manual or automatic transmission, also makes for an enjoyable ride. Both engines come in at about 138 horsepower. Standard on hatchback models and available on sedan models is a lowered sport-tuned suspension that adds sportier handling.

Optional Active Safety Features

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic in Arlington is equipped with ten airbags, brake assist, blind-spot mirrors and a new rearview camera system. In addition to existing driver assist technologies like forward collision alert and lane departure warning, rear park assist is now available on select models. Whether you need immediate help after a collision or are stuck in a crisis situation, the optional OnStar Guidance plan adds another layer of safety through its automatic crash response, emergency services and crisis assist features.

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Why Opt for the Chevrolet Sonic?

If you're looking up new compact cars for sale near Dallas, don't just research the 2017 Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Nissan Versa and Ford Fiesta; also check out the handsome 2017 Chevrolet Sonic. It could be a precise match for you, due to its great in-car technologies and exciting persona. Once you're through with our 2017 Chevrolet Sonic review and compare page, check out the latest Chevrolet financing and leasing offers.

Try Out the Chevrolet Sonic at

Want to drive a Chevrolet Sonic and looking for current factory offers? Then visit us soon! Our review is here to aid you with making a discerning choice when shopping for a car, and we hope it incorporates the information you need to make a decision. Check out new Sonic models at Vandergriff Chevrolet - scheduling a test drive on our site is streamlined using our contact form. Also, take a moment to watch our video walk-around, which spotlights the car's premium equipment!

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