The 2018 Chevy Sonic is a compact car available in either sedan or hatchback models. This small car packs a ton of technology into its compact form. The Sonic has an MSRP starting at $15,295 and offers drivers a nice fuel efficiency at an EPA estimated 28 city and 37 highway miles, making this compact Chevy a great buy for a low sticker price and a low long-term cost vehicle. Another highlight of the 2018 Chevy Sonic is that it offers a ton of ways to customize and personalize, so the Sonic is not only a tech-savvy and budget-friendly ride, it’s also a stylish and comfortable blast to drive.
Stand-Out Features of 2018 Chevy Sonic
The 2018 Chevy Sonic comes in 10 bold exterior colors, including a super fun Orange Blast Metallic and Ivy Metallic. The ability to truly create a custom compact car is one of Sonic’s greatest features. Let’s take a look at what makes this Chevy compact so special.
The Sonic is absolutely packed with all the technology today’s driver could ever ask for. Let’s start with compatibility features. The Sonic has Apple CarPlay compatibility so that you can connect your iPhone and seamlessly listen to your music, get directions, save favorite navigation routes, and more. For Android users, Sonic has you covered with Android auto compatibility so you can also listen to music, navigate, and search while on the go. Both of these connectivity options are routed into the 7-inch touchscreen interface on the super stylish and sleek dash of the Chevy Sonic. When you are not near or riding in your vehicle, don’t worry, the MyChevrolet Mobile App lets drivers stay connected to their vehicle wherever they might be.
With the myChevrolet app drivers can:
- Stop and start the engine and lock and unlock doors
- Send new navigation addresses and save popular favorites
- Check out diagnostics on your vehicle, like tire pressure and fuel levels
Want to stay connected even on the go? The 2018 Chevy Sonic has a built-in 4G LTE hotspot capability. Letting you and your passengers stay connected no matter where your journey is taking you.
Custom Options and Trims
If customization is your thing, you’ve come to the right vehicle. The Sonic comes in 10 brilliant and trendy exterior colors, such as Nightfall Gray, Ivy Metallic, and the popular and trendy Orange Burst Metallic. The Sonic is almost limitlessly customizable. Available in 7 trims and ten configurations, there is truly a Sonic for every compact car driver. Trims are available in manual and automatic powertrains, all available in front-wheel drive, and allows drivers to customize their driving experience. In the style department, the Sonic lets drivers choose from bold colors and exterior styling details that really make the Sonic pop. On the inside, drivers can customize their materials, accents, and storage configurations to make their Sonic exactly the car they want to drive every day.
Cargo Capabilities and Safety
For a compact car, the 2018 Chevy Sonic boasts impressive cargo space. The rear seats fold in a 60/40 split, giving the hatchback model 47.7 Cu Ft. of cargo space. The sedan model has 14.9 Cu Ft. or trunk space without the seats folded, making it more capable than some other sedans in a larger size class.
Of course, all of the sleek styling and cargo space doesn’t mean a thing if your vehicle isn’t safe. The 2018 Chevy Sonic has safety covered with its impressive suite of active and passive safety technology. To help prevent a collision, the Sonic comes standard with a rearview camera and is available with forward collision alert, lane departure warning, and rear park assist. In the event of a crash, the Sonic protects drivers and passengers alike with ten standard airbags and a body built with a high-strength steel safety cage. Alert safety technology includes the OnStar Safety and Security plan that comes with automatic crash response as a standard tech feature of the first month.
New for 2018 Chevy Sonic
For added peace of mind, all 2018 Chevrolet vehicles, including the Sonic, come standard with the Chevrolet Complete Care that includes two maintenance visits, and oil change, tire reputation, and inspection. Roadside assistance and transportation, 24 hours a day, comes standard in the plan for five years or 60,000 miles. Other features are Chevrolet Connected Access that allows for advanced vehicle diagnostics, and a trial of Onstar safety security.
Chevrolet is currently offering cash back awards and other incentives on all of the 2018 Sonic models. If you are in the market for a fun, stylish, tech-savvy, cargo-capable, and safety-first vehicle to drive, you should definitely check out the Sonic. With its low entry MSRP and great fuel efficiency, drivers will be hard pressed to find a better vehicle that checks as many boxes as the Chevy Sonic. Get to your dealership today and check out this peppy, compact, stylishly innovative Chevy compact.