Chevrolet Sonic

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax, 2013-2015 Spark

By Matt Schmitz on June 20, 2016


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2015-16 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars and Trax SUVs, and model-year 2013-15 Spark hatchbacks, all equipped with Bring Your Own Media radio The Problem: The radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Chevrolet Sonic and Trax, 2013-2015 Spark

By Matt Schmitz on June 20, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2015-16 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars and Trax SUVs, and model-year 2013-15 Spark hatchbacks, all equipped with Bring Your Own Media radio The Problem: The radios may fail to provide an audible warning chime when… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2016 Chevrolet Sonic, Trax and 2013-2015 Spark

By Matt Schmitz on May 16, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 318,000 model-year 2013-16 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars and Trax subcompact SUVs, and model-year 2013-15 Spark hatchbacks, all equipped with the Bring Your Own Media radio The Problem: The radios may fail to provide an audible warning… Read More

2016 New York Auto Show: What to Expect

By Matt Schmitz on March 21, 2016

CARS.COM — "In New Yorrrk ... concrete jungle where cars will debut, these models are brand new. Let's hear it for New York, New York, New Yorrrrrk ... ."  That's what we reckon it would sound like if Alicia Keys… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Sonic: First Look

By Aaron Bragman on March 18, 2016

Competes with: Honda Fit, Toyota Yaris, Ford Fiesta, Nissan Versa Looks like: The new Malibu's nose on the old Sonic's body Drivetrain: 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine or 138-horsepower, turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine; six-speed automatic or manual transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships:… Read More

New Car Deals: December 2015

By Kelsey Mays on December 14, 2015

CARS.COM — Whether it's a holiday gift, overdue upgrade or year-end splurge, a vehicle purchase in December can make financial sense. Over the past four years, new-car deals have climbed steadily from October through the end of the year, according… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Chevrolet Spark, 2015 Chevrolet Sonic

By Matt Schmitz on July 15, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 46,000 model-year 2014-15 Chevrolet Spark minicars manufactured between April 30, 2014, and May 20, 2015; and 2015 Sonic cars manufactured between June 18, 2014, and June 10, 2015 The Problem: In the affected vehicles, which are equipped… Read More

Updates to 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Earn It IIHS Top Safety Pick Nod

By Jennifer Newman on May 7, 2015

Revisions to the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic's structure and airbags helped this subcompact substantially improve its small overlap frontal crash test score to the top rating of good, earning it the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award. Related:… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014 Chevrolet Sonic

By Matt Schmitz on October 6, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 300 model-year 2014 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact cars The Problem: A loose electrical connection in the steering column could impact the performance of the driver-side front airbag, according to The Detroit News. If the condition is present… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Car in 2014?

By David Thomas on July 21, 2014

  Shoppers may face legitimate sticker shock when they're shopping for a new car. TV and radio advertisements may lead them to believe that new cars all get at least 35 mpg for less than $15,000, but the price of… Read More

Recall Alert: 3,000 2011-14 GM Compact Cars, Crossovers

By Matt Schmitz on June 29, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 3,000 GM compact cars and crossovers, including model-year 2011-14 Chevrolet Cruzes and 2012-14 Sonics, as well as 2013-14 Chevrolet Trax and Buick Encore crossovers, and Buick Verano sedans The Problem: Insulation on the engine block heater power… Read More