|2017 Chevrolet Sonic|
2017 Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet introduced the 2017 Sonic - a greater expressive, sporty take on the emblem's a laugh-to-pressure small vehicle. It offers massive technology including a brand new MyLink machine with phase-one-of-a-kind Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and a clean outside with new LED signature lights.
The updated styling complements new comfort and comfort features including an to be had heated steering wheel and a popular 7-inch-diagonal colour touchscreen for the brand new MyLink device. Rear Park Assist is also new, adding to one of the most comprehensive safety applications within the phase.
"The new styling and capabilities of the 2017 Sonic give a boost to its position as a fun, efficient small vehicle with leading technology - all at an low-cost price," stated Steve Majoros, director of advertising and marketing, Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers. "This is an vital phase for Chevrolet, as we simply have an possibility to introduce ourselves to new buyers and show them what we're all about."
Like the new Trax, Sonic brings new, younger clients to the emblem, with extra than 20 percentage of them younger than 35 - and almost 30 percentage trading in non-GM vehicles. It is likewise Chevrolet's top automobile for first-time new consumers.
The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is going on sale in fall 2016, supplied in LS, LT and Premier trims on sedan fashions. The hatchback returns exclusively in RS guise, provided in LT and Premier trims. An RS package deal is also to be had at the sedan.
Chevrolet Sonic's athletic outside has an entirely new, expressive look echoing the global Chevrolet cues seen on automobiles such as the Cruze, Bolt EV and 2017 Trax.
It is a richer, extra precise design, with the the front stop providing a new hood, new the front fascia and new lighting elements. Projector-beam headlamps are fashionable, along with to be had LED sunlight hours jogging lamps. Likewise, the rear fascia is new.
"With its trademark wheels-at-the-corners stance, the dramatic adjustments to the Sonic's design provide it or even sportier stance and attitude," stated Justin Thompson, outdoors layout supervisor.
There are also new 15-, 16- and 17-inch wheel designs and 4 new outdoors hues provided in 2017: Orange Burst Metallic, Brimstone, Cajun Red Tintcoat and Arctic Blue Metallic (late availability).
Interior and generation enhancements
Chevy Sonic's thoughtful interior retains its focus on delivering comfort, comfort and generation. A new, certain gauge cluster incorporating an analog speedometer provides a better degree of refinement to the cabin, complementing addition new comfort and convenience capabilities.
For 2017, Sonic becomes the first in its segment to provide a electricity driving force's seat. Additional new features include:
- Keyless Open and Start
- Available heated material seats with new heated steering wheel
- RS trim consists of RS-logo floor mats, piano black décor, RS-badged flat-bottom steering wheel - with new, pink material seating available.
Also new is a 7-inch-diagonal infotainment system designed to help the brand new connectivity technology, inclusive of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and 4G LTE with Wi-Fi hotspot. With the to be had 4G LTE connection, Chevrolet Sonic provides a Wi-Fi hotspot that allows passengers to attach up to seven well matched devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets, to excessive-speed wireless Internet.
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility is situation to their phrases, privateness statements and data plan costs, in addition to a well matched telephone.
Chevrolet Sonic gives safety capabilities designed to alert drivers to capability crash situations. Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning are to be had active safety features. Sonic also offers 10 preferred air luggage, Stabilitrak electronic stability manipulate and an antilock braking system to assist offer peace of thoughts. Rear Park Assist is new for 2017 and a rearview digital camera is now fashionable on all models.
The Chevrolet Sonic's wellknown Ecotec 1.8L engine is estimated to deliver comparable gas economy numbers for the 2017 model year, but reputable EPA estimates aren't yet to be had. Sonic's fun-riding spirit returns with an available Ecotec 1.4L rapid engine, backed through a six-velocity computerized or manual transmission. Rated at 138 horsepower (102 kW).