2013 Chevrolet Sonic

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Available in 14 styles:  2013 Chevrolet Sonic 4dr Sedan shown
Starting MSRP
$14,185–$21,470
Estimated MPG

25–27 city / 33–35 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Sonic

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Recall number: 13V464000
Recall date: 09/26/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 AND 2014 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES MANUFACTURED AUGUST 2, 2013, THROUGH AUGUST 12, 2013. DUE TO INSUFFICIENT WELDS, THE FRONT FUEL TANK STRAP BRACKET MAY SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE.

Consequence:

IF THE FRONT FUEL TANK STRAP BRACKET SEPARATES, THE INCREASED LOAD MAY LEAD TO THE FAILURE OF THE OTHER TANK SUPPORT. AS A RESULT, THE FUEL TANK MAY COME LOOSE FROM THE VEHICLE CAUSING A FUEL LEAK. A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT FUEL TANK STRAP BRACKET, AND REPAIR IT AS NECESSARY, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 7, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GM AT 1-800-521-7300. GM'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 13296.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 11/07/2013.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/02/2013 and 08/09/2013.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 13V220000
Recall date: 05/24/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA; AND 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES. ORIGINALLY, IN MAY 2013, GM RECALLED 1,627 MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES. IN OCTOBER 2013, GM INFORMED THE AGENCY THAT IT WAS ADDING MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES TO THIS CAMPAIGN , REPRESENTING AN ADDITIONAL 8,050 UNITS. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF VEHICLES BEING RECALLED IS NOW 9,677. ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMPS MAY INTERMITTENTLY FLASH WITHOUT THE BRAKES BEING APPLIED AND THE CRUISE CONTROL MAY DISENGAGE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence:

IF THE BRAKE LAMPS FLASH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS NOT SLOWING, A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT ADJUST VEHICLE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN FACT BRAKING, AND THE BRAKE LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATING AS INTENDED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2013. OWNER'S MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339. GM'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13158.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/13/2013.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/07/2013 and 08/06/2013.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Recall number: 13V220000
Recall date: 05/24/2013

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA; AND 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES. ORIGINALLY, IN MAY 2013, GM RECALLED 1,627 MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC ATS AND MODEL YEAR 2013 CADILLAC XTS; AND MODEL YEAR 2014 CHEVROLET IMPALA VEHICLES. IN OCTOBER 2013, GM INFORMED THE AGENCY THAT IT WAS ADDING MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES TO THIS CAMPAIGN , REPRESENTING AN ADDITIONAL 8,050 UNITS. THE TOTAL NUMBER OF VEHICLES BEING RECALLED IS NOW 9,677. ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LAMPS MAY INTERMITTENTLY FLASH WITHOUT THE BRAKES BEING APPLIED AND THE CRUISE CONTROL MAY DISENGAGE. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence:

IF THE BRAKE LAMPS FLASH WHEN THE VEHICLE IS NOT SLOWING, A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT ADJUST VEHICLE SPEED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN FACT BRAKING, AND THE BRAKE LAMPS ARE ILLUMINATING AS INTENDED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BODY CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 13, 2013. OWNER'S MAY CONTACT CHEVROLET AT 1-800-630-2438 OR CADILLAC AT 1-866-982-2339. GM'S RECALL NUMBER IS 13158.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 06/13/2013.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 06/07/2013 and 08/06/2013.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 12V454000
Recall date: 09/17/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2012. WHEN A TURN SIGNAL LAMP FAILS TO OPERATE, THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) IN THESE VEHICLES DOES NOT DETECT THIS CONDITION AND WILL NOT INDICATE THE CONDITION TO THE DRIVER. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence:

IF THE DRIVER IS NOT AWARE THAT THE TURN SIGNAL IS NOT FUNCTIONING AND DOES NOT HAVE THE LIGHT REPAIRED, OTHER DRIVERS MAY NOT BE ALERTED THAT THE VEHICLE IS TURNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BCM AND THE VEHICLE'S KEY FOBS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OCTOBER 3, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/29/2012 and 08/29/2012.


EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Recall number: 12V454000
Recall date: 09/17/2012

Problem Summary:

GENERAL MOTORS LLC (GM) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 CHEVROLET SONIC VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 29, 2012, THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2012. WHEN A TURN SIGNAL LAMP FAILS TO OPERATE, THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) IN THESE VEHICLES DOES NOT DETECT THIS CONDITION AND WILL NOT INDICATE THE CONDITION TO THE DRIVER. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Consequence:

IF THE DRIVER IS NOT AWARE THAT THE TURN SIGNAL IS NOT FUNCTIONING AND DOES NOT HAVE THE LIGHT REPAIRED, OTHER DRIVERS MAY NOT BE ALERTED THAT THE VEHICLE IS TURNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action:

GM WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE BCM AND THE VEHICLE'S KEY FOBS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OCTOBER 3, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT THE CHEVROLET OWNER CENTER AT 1-866-694-6546.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/29/2012 and 08/29/2012.


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