2012 Chevrolet Sonic pricing and fuel ratings

The new Chevrolet Sonic hit the showrooms few weeks ago but only today the American company released the fuel economy figures for the sub-compact model in range. We talk about the official EPA fuel figures, numbers which most probably will cheer all the customers who want a fuel efficient vehicle.

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

According to General Motors, the new Chevrolet Sonic fitted with the 1.4-liter turbocharged unit producing 138 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque returns a highway fuel consumption of 5.8 liters/100 km and a city economy of 8.1 liters/100 km.

The four-cylinder engine is available only with a six-speed manual gearbox and we can say that these figures are not bad at all mainly considering we talk about a turbocharged unit which develops more than 100 horses.

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

However, there are some details for the 1.8-liter engine as well, a unit able to offer 135 horsepower and 167 Nm of torque.
Coupled to a five-speed manual gearbox, the model returns a fuel consumption of 6.7 liters/100 km on highway and 9.0 liters/100 km in the city. Pricing for the new Chevrolet Sonic ranges from $14,495 to $15,395 for the Sonic LT model.

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

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