Sonic Hatchback was made to be on the move. You can see it in the dynamic lines and aggressive, ready-to-pounce stance. Or feel it with the available ECOTEC® 1.4L turbocharged engine with 6-speed manual transmission, the only turbocharged engine in its class. It’s the most fun-to-drive car and offers 40 MPG highway3. You’ll feel the difference within seconds, because Sonic offers the most available torque in its class, achieved 0-to-60 mph in 7.8 seconds on the test track, and boasts fine-tuned ride and handling.
Sonic keeps every detail in mind, including you and your passengers’ comfort and safety—it’s the first and only car in its class18 with 10 standard air bags4 and comes with the support of OnStar®5, standard for six months. No wonder it’s also a 2011 Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). There’s also flexible cargo space in the back so you can find the right configuration for just about anything.
Stay connected while you’re out and about. Bluetooth® wireless technology6 allows you to stream your favorite audio services on select smartphones, and connect to your Sonic through mobile apps7. It’s the power of Sonic in the palm of your hand.
Sonic wants to go for a ride. Are you game?
Sure, Sonic has an edge, but it’s made for comfort too. Every seat in Sonic was designed to give you and your passengers the best ride possible. Go for the LTZ and you get perforated leatherette heated front seats. And rest assured, Sonic has your back with OnStar® Turn-by-Turn Navigation5, standard for the first six months. With the press of a button you’ll be connected with a friendly OnStar® representative ready to help get you where you’re going. So buckle up and get ready to go.
That hatchback is good for more than just a sporty look. Sonic offers flexible cargo space with 19 cubic feet and up to 30.7 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down9. With its 60/40 split folding rear seats you’ll be able to find a configuration that’s just right. Sonic even gives you unique storage solutions for everything you want to keep within reach including upper and lower glove boxes. Bringing a water bottle with you? There are holders incorporated right into the front doors. Have a tendency to misplace your parking stubs? Not anymore with the specialized holder right in the dash. There’s a smart way to make use of space, and the Sonic Hatchback is brilliant.
Imagine a road trip from Boston to Philadelphia, New Orleans to Houston, or Los Angeles to San Francisco on one full tank of gas. Sonic Turbo offers up to 488 highway miles on a single tank of gas. Engineering technology in performance and design makes it possible. Its available 1.4L turbocharged engine offers 40 MPG on the highway3without sacrificing its power and athleticism. There’s a lot that goes into making a car as fuel efficient as possible, which translates into money in your pocket after the pump and more time spent out in the world.
The only turbocharged engine in its class
Be forewarned: After you take your friends for a ride they may begin to show signs of Sonic envy because when you turbocharge the drive, things get a whole lot more interesting. Sonic achieved 0-to-60 mph in 7.8 seconds on the test track with its available turbocharged engine offering 138 horsepower and 148 lb.-ft. of torque. That’s the most torque in its class. You’ll soon find out that Sonic is the most fun-to-drive car and it offers 40 MPG hwy3.