2018 Sonic Features & Specs

 


Learn more about the dimensions, specifications, trims and powertrains available for the 2018 Sonic. Compare the available and optional features to find the right 2018 Sonic that best fits your fleet needs. Configure your vehicles as needed, then contact a fleet rep for more information.

 

 

Standard
Standard
Available
Available
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Highlights
ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine Standard Standard  
ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine N/A N/A  
5-speed manual transmission Standard N/A  
6-speed manual transmission N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission N/A Standard  
6-speed automatic transmission N/A N/A  
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio N/A N/A  
Steering wheel controls Standard Standard  
Leather-wrapped 3-spoke sport steering wheel with contrasting stitching N/A N/A  
OnStar® Guidance Plan limited trail service Standard Standard  
10 air bags Standard Standard  
StabiliTrak® electronic stability control system Standard Standard  
Remote vehicle starter system N/A N/A  
Steering column, tilt and telescoping Standard Standard  
Door locks, power Standard Standard  
Door handles, body-color Standard Standard  
Deluxe Cloth seat trim N/A N/A  
Power windows N/A N/A  
Air conditioning Standard Standard  
Seats, heated driver and front passenger N/A N/A  
Front bucket seats Standard Standard  
4-way manual driver seat adjuster Standard Standard  
Battery, retained accessory power Standard Standard  
Power sunroof N/A N/A  
Outside heated power-adjustable, body-color mirrors N/A N/A  
15" steel wheels Standard Standard  
16" aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted Black aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
15" aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted aluminum wheels Available Available  
RS Package N/A N/A  
Convenience Package N/A N/A  
Driver Confidence Package N/A N/A  
Mechanical
Alternator
Alternator, 100 amps Standard Standard  
Axles
Axle, 3.94 final drive ratio Standard N/A  
Axle, 3.65 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Axle, 3.47 final drive ratio N/A Standard  
Axle, 3.23 final drive ratio N/A N/A  
Brakes and Calipers
Front disc/rear drum brakes Standard Standard  
Engines
ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine Standard Standard  
ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine N/A N/A  
Steering Wheels
Hill Start Assist Standard Standard  
Suspension
Touring suspension Standard Standard  
Sport suspension N/A N/A  
StabiliTrak® electronic stability control system Standard Standard  
Transmission
5-speed manual transmission Standard N/A  
6-speed manual transmission N/A N/A  
6-speed automatic transmission N/A Standard  
6-speed automatic transmission N/A N/A  
4-wheel antilock brakes Standard Standard  
Other Features
Mechanical jack with tools Standard Standard  
Oil pan heater Available Available  
Exterior
Glass
Glass, solar absorbing, tinted Standard Standard  
Lighting
Automatic on/off headlamps Standard Standard  
Fog lamps N/A N/A  
Mirrors
Outside manual body-color mirrors Standard Standard  
Outside heated power-adjustable, body-color mirrors N/A N/A  
Tires
P195/65R15 all-season, blackwall tires Standard Standard  
P205/50R17 all-season, blackwall tires Available Available  
P205/55R16 all-season, blackwall tires N/A N/A  
Compact spare tire Standard Standard  
Wheels
15" steel wheels Standard Standard  
15" aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted aluminum wheels Available Available  
17" painted Black aluminum wheels N/A N/A  
17" painted Silver wheels Available Available  
17" painted White wheels Available Available  
Wheel Lock Kit Available Available  
Other Features
Moldings, chrome belt-line N/A N/A  
Power sunroof N/A N/A  
Integrated rear spoiler N/A N/A  
Interior
Accessories
All-weather floor mats Available Available  
Cargo net Available Available  
Airbags
10 air bags Standard Standard  
Audio System
Steering wheel controls Standard Standard  
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio N/A N/A  
4-speaker system Standard Standard  
6-speaker audio system N/A N/A  
Engines
Engine immobilizer, theft-deterrent system Standard Standard  
HVAC
Air conditioning Standard Standard  
Lighting
Lighting, interior overhead courtesy, rear and dual front reading lamps Standard Standard  
Trunk/cargo area lighting Standard Standard  
Seats
Oil life monitoring system Standard Standard  
Seats, heated driver and front passenger N/A N/A  
Front bucket seats Standard Standard  
Deluxe Cloth seat trim N/A N/A  
6-way power adjustable driver and front passenger seats N/A N/A  
Rear 60/40 split-folding bench seat Standard Standard  
4-way manual driver seat adjuster Standard Standard  
2-way manual-adjustable front passenger seat Standard Standard  
Battery, retained accessory power Standard Standard  
Steering Wheels
3-spoke sport steering wheel Standard Standard  
Leather-wrapped 3-spoke sport steering wheel with contrasting stitching N/A N/A  
Leather-wrapped 3-spoke steering wheel N/A N/A  
Heated steering wheel N/A N/A  
Storage
Map pocket, front passenger seatback Standard Standard  
Tires
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard  
Visors
Trunk release, inside, remote Standard Standard  
Other Features
Cruise control N/A N/A  
Door locks, power Standard Standard  
Driver Information Center Standard Standard  
Enhanced Driver Information Center N/A N/A  
Premium front and rear carpeted floor mats N/A N/A  
Audio system feature, auxiliary input jack Standard Standard  
Keys, ignition, foldable, 2 Standard Standard  
OnStar® Guidance Plan limited trail service Standard Standard  
Power outlet, auxiliary, front center console Standard Standard  
Steering column, tilt and telescoping Standard Standard  
Remote vehicle starter system N/A N/A  
Outside temperature sensor with display Standard Standard  
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Standard  
Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions, rear Standard Standard  
Power windows N/A N/A  
Safety
10 air bags Standard Standard  
4-wheel antilock brakes Standard Standard  
Air bag system Standard Standard  
Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right-front passenger Standard Standard  
Air bags, head curtain, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Air bags, thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-front and rear outboard seating positions Standard Standard  
Brake Assist, panic Standard Standard  
Door locks, rear child security Standard Standard  
Electronic brake force distribution Standard Standard  
Electronic traction control Standard Standard  
Forward Collision Alert N/A N/A  
Hill Start Assist Standard Standard  
LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats Standard Standard  
LED Daytime Running Lamps Standard Standard  
Lane Departure Warning N/A N/A  
OnStar® Basic Plan for 5 years Standard Standard  
OnStar® Guidance Plan limited trail service Standard Standard  
Rear Park Assist N/A N/A  
Rear Vision Camera Standard Standard  
Safety belts, 3-point, all seating positions, rear Standard Standard  
Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable Standard Standard  
StabiliTrak® electronic stability control system Standard Standard  
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard  
Trunk emergency release handle Standard Standard  
OnStar Automatic Crash Response Standard Standard  
OnStar Crisis Assist Standard Standard  
OnStar Emergency Services Standard Standard  
OnStar Hands Free Calling Standard Standard  
OnStar Low Mileage Discount Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Door Unlock Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Horn and Lights Standard Standard  
OnStar Remote Ignition Block Standard Standard  
OnStar Roadside Assistance Standard Standard  
OnStar Stolen Vehicle Assistance Standard Standard  
OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation Standard Standard  
OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics Standard Standard  
Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down N/A N/A  
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up N/A N/A  
Trunk Volume 14.9 ft³ 14.9 ft³  
Base Curb Weight 2773 lbs 2837 lbs  
Height, Overall 59.70 in 59.70 in  
Length, Overall 173.90 in 173.90 in  
Track Width, Front 59.40 in 59.40 in  
Track Width, Rear 59.40 in 59.40 in  
Wheelbase 99.40 in 99.40 in  
Width, Max w/o mirrors 68.30 in 68.30 in  
Front Head Room 38.70 in 38.70 in  
Front Hip Room 51.40 in 51.40 in  
Front Leg Room 41.80 in 41.80 in  
Front Shoulder Room 53.40 in 53.40 in  
Passenger Capacity 5 5  
Passenger Volume 90.3 ft³ 90.3 ft³  
Rear Head Room 37.80 in 37.80 in  
Rear Hip Room 51.60 in 51.60 in  
Rear Leg Room 34.60 in 34.60 in  
Rear Shoulder Room 53.00 in 53.00 in  
Warranty
2-Year Scheduled Maintenance 2 Years/24,000 Miles
2 visits
2 Years/24,000 Miles
2 visits
 
Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles 3 Years/36,000 Miles  
Corrosion Warranty 3 Years/36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years/100,000 Miles
3 Years/36,000 Miles
Rust-Through
6 Years/100,000 Miles
 
Powertrain/Drivetrain Limited Warranty 5 Years/60,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
5 Years/60,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
 
Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation 5 Years/60,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
5 Years/60,000 Miles
Qualified Fleet Purchases: 5 Years/100,000 Miles
 

LS Manual Sedan

MSRP1 Starting At $15,295

LS Auto Sedan

MSRP1 Starting At $16,495

 

MSRP1 Starting At  

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  • Sedan

  • Hatchback

  • Sedan

  • Hatchback

  • Sedan

  • Hatchback

  • LS Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $15,295

  • LS Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $16,495

  • LT Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $17,695

  • LT Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $18,395

  • Premier Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $19,795

  • Premier Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $20,495

  • LS Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $15,295

  • LS Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $16,495

  • LT Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $17,695

  • LT Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $18,395

  • Premier Manual Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $19,795

  • Premier Auto Sedan

    MSRP1 Starting At $20,495

Powertrain
Displacement (liters/cu. in.)      
5-Speed Manual Transmission (LS Manual Trim)      
6-Speed Manual Transmission (LT Manual Trims)      
6-Speed Manual Transmission (Premier Manual Trim)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (LS Automatic Trim)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (LT Automatic Trim)      
6-Speed Automatic Transmission (Premier Automatic Trim)      
Horsepower @ RPM      
Torque @ RPM      
Fuel Injection      
Drivetrain      
3.94 Axle Ratio (LS and LT Manual Trims)      
3.47 Axle Ratio (LS and LT Automatic Trims)      
3.23 Axle Ratio (Premier Automatic Trims)      
3.65 Axle Ratio (LT and Premier Manual Trims)      
3.23 Axle Ratio (LT Automatic Trims)      
Battery Cold Cranking Amps      
Alternator (Amps)      
Steering/Suspension
Front Suspension      
Rear Suspension      
Turning Circle (ft.) (15-inch/16-inch wheel)      
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System      
Traction Control System      
Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (LS, LT and Premier Trims)      
4-Wheel ABS      
Trailering & Payload
Curb Weight (lbs.)      
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Hatchback
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ECOTEC 1.8L DOHC 4-cylinder engine with VVT
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ECOTEC® 1.8L 4-cylinder engine
FWD
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ECOTEC® Turbo 1.4L engine
FWD
FWD