It offers 35 mpg highway with a cruising range of 427 miles. Chevrolet is discontinuing the Sonic after the 2020 model year, due to GM’s plans to convert the Orion assembly to EV production and declining sales. Chevrolet covers the Sonic with a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty. With launch of the Gentra X in South Korea, GMDAT had replaced engines of T250. The Chevrolet Sonic is a subcompact car manufactured since 2002 (by Daewoo from 2002–11), marketed worldwide in 120 countries under seven brands (Chevrolet, Daewoo, Holden, Pontiac, Ravon, and Suzuki). [12], Development of the second-generation Aveo was led by GM Korea, with Opel engineers leading platform development along with significant input from engineers from Australia's Holden and Chevrolet of the United States. [13] Exterior design was led by Australian designer Ondrej Koromhaz, of Holden who was on assignment to GM Korea from 2005 to 2007. Edmunds also has Chevrolet Sonic pricing, MPG, specs, pictures, safety features, consumer reviews and more. The car is equipped with a 1.4 and 1.8 Econo.Flex engine. The Sonic was discontinued in Canada after the 2018 model year. Front-wheel drive and a respectable 138 hp at 6300 rpm are all part of the package with the Sonic. The Chevrolet Sonic offers a big punch in a tiny vehicle. The song featured in the commercial is "We Are Young" by Fun. What Is the 2020 Chevrolet Sonic? [13] For Chevrolet Sonic models built in the United States, the Sonic features suspension tuning by Corvette Racing engineer John Buttermore.[14]. [17] The Sonic is, notably, the only car in its class to be assembled in America. The 2019 Chevrolet Sonic comes in three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier, with the option of adding the RS package. [16] The 1.8-liter inline-four is mated to a standard five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission, while the 1.4-liter turbo has a six-speed manual transmission. The LS trim is available for sedans only, while the LT and Premier trims are … Delivery of the 4-door sedan started in late of July 2012, and the hatchback followed in August 2012. GM Daewoo introduced the "Daewoo Kalos" in September 2002, based on a then-new T200 platform, replacing the Daewoo Lanos (T100). It comes with a 1.8-liter inline-four producing 101 kW (135 hp) and 169 N⋅m (125 lb⋅ft) torque, or a 1.4-liter turbo inline-four producing 103 kW (138 hp) and 201 N⋅m (148 lb⋅ft) torque. The subcompact Chevrolet Sonic hatchback and sedan possess a relatively comfortable ride and a quiet cabin. Explore the 2020 Chevy Sonic small car, available with hatchback and sedan options, new technologies, advanced safety features, a fuel efficient engine, & more.