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2013 Chevrolet Sonic

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

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4.1
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Fun and affordable

by from on March 11, 2013

I've never been a car guy. To me a car got you from point A to point B and that's it. That said...I love this car. I was just looking for an affordable car for my wife and I that was made in the USA. ...
I've never been a car guy. To me a car got you from point A to point B and that's it. That said...I love this car. I was just looking for an affordable car for my wife and I that was made in the USA. After months of research I went with the Sonic. It's gotten high ranking from magazines, websites and vehicle owners. Reliability and price were big on my list and it met both. The exterior is sporty and interior is comfortable. I really like the MyLink stereo system. Bluetooth for my phone and SiriusXM is excellent. It handles well in rain and snow. It ranks very high for saftey and has 10 airbags. OnStar is awesome as well.
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Uses car for Commuting

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college graduation gift

by from rothschild, wi on January 13, 2013

Great car. Alot of space for a compact car. Good gas mileage. Like the touch screen radio and hands free cell answering. Smooth ride. Love this car.
Great car. Alot of space for a compact car. Good gas mileage. Like the touch screen radio and hands free cell answering. Smooth ride. Love this car.
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GREAT CAR!

by from Pennsylvania on March 30, 2016

I purchased my Chevy Sonic in 2013, brand new. I LOVE my car. I have traveled from PA to SC almost four times a year back and forth and always relied on my Sonic to get me there and back. The gas mile...
I purchased my Chevy Sonic in 2013, brand new. I LOVE my car. I have traveled from PA to SC almost four times a year back and forth and always relied on my Sonic to get me there and back. The gas mileage is great and I typically can go almost 5 hours on the trip before I have to fill up, only spending around $23.00. Traveling back and forth to work, which is a 30 mile radius, I typically only fill up once every two weeks! For the money, it is definitely a great car! I would recommend it to any of my friends who are looking for a reliable car with little gas money costs!
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my first car!

by from PA on May 31, 2016

I AM ABSOLUTELY IN LOVE WITH MY NEW CAR!! i purchased my car 4 months ago with 45,000 miles on it and i could not be happier. Car is so cute inside and out! everyone compliments it on how nice the int...
I AM ABSOLUTELY IN LOVE WITH MY NEW CAR!! i purchased my car 4 months ago with 45,000 miles on it and i could not be happier. Car is so cute inside and out! everyone compliments it on how nice the interior is. runs great, only problem i had was having to replace the heating element on the drivers side 1 month in. Also the gas mileage is really good! $25 to fill the tank and lasts me along time...ill drive 60 miles on the highway and look down to see it JUST went down one gas notch. I could not be more happy with the car I picked...It is really fun to drive, i do not have any blind spots....for a small car it has plenty of front space and a decent amount of back space.....the brakes are amazing, and the steering wheel feels so good.
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best in class

by from palm beach fla on February 13, 2013

I was looking for a new car that was fuel efficient but that Had some style and a sporty look. I LOVE THIS CAR!!!
I was looking for a new car that was fuel efficient but that Had some style and a sporty look. I LOVE THIS CAR!!!
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Really good car, small issues

by from Florida on September 5, 2015

I bought my Chevy sonic LT 3 months ago, had to do an oil change but that's because it was previously owned the car runs amazingly, i live in Lehigh Acres FL, but i work in Naples, that's a 39 mile co...
I bought my Chevy sonic LT 3 months ago, had to do an oil change but that's because it was previously owned the car runs amazingly, i live in Lehigh Acres FL, but i work in Naples, that's a 39 mile commute 80 miles round trip every day, and the gas mileage is nice, i have a 10 gallon tank, and it takes $20 to go from empty to full and that tank will last 4 days so having $40 for each check on gas is good, i dropped points on interior design because there is only one arm rest and the cup holders are a little to low, as for seating im 6'4" and the steering wheel is almost a good height, its only telescoping, other than that super nice car couldent be happier
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just had it 1 month

by from delano tn 37325 on April 30, 2013

I just love my new Sonic.had it for 1 month. It is a dream to drive,handles well & has great acceleration. Looks great, & I love the interior. will love my heated seats in winter, too. Love my On Star...
I just love my new Sonic.had it for 1 month. It is a dream to drive,handles well & has great acceleration. Looks great, & I love the interior. will love my heated seats in winter, too. Love my On Star & Sirrus XM ! There isn't one thing I don't like about it. Really love the gas mileage. Will love it more when football season starts, will be driving to all of UT home games.
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Great Car

by from Milwaukee WI on June 6, 2013

traded my 2010 nissan sentra in due to many problems it had, and bought a 2013 Sonic Hatch LS. Test drove a number of other competing cars and definitely enjoyed this the best. Has great pickup for a ...
traded my 2010 nissan sentra in due to many problems it had, and bought a 2013 Sonic Hatch LS. Test drove a number of other competing cars and definitely enjoyed this the best. Has great pickup for a litte car, lots of interior room and handles great. Definitely a very fun car to drive which explains my gas mileage only averaging about 30, can get more i'm sure... with that said the Avg MPG display is almost dead on. Opted to purchase the cruise control a week later for $390. Wish i could fit my golf clubs in the trunk sideways but that is minor. So far so good!
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Excellent Economy Car

by from Durham, NC on May 27, 2013

Just purchased my 2013 Chevy Sonic LS Sedan and I am enjoying it. Even though it is a base model, it is still roomy, sporty, and very good on gas. Can't get enough of it. It had been a long time since...
Just purchased my 2013 Chevy Sonic LS Sedan and I am enjoying it. Even though it is a base model, it is still roomy, sporty, and very good on gas. Can't get enough of it. It had been a long time since I purchased a new car. I am lovin it!!!
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Uses car for Commuting

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2014 Sonic Hatchback, 1.4L Turbo, auto

by from Phoenix, AZ on January 12, 2015

Purchased used Sonic in Flagstaff, AZ after reading the reviews on cars.com. I was wondering if it would need a push over the mountains to get back to Phoenix, AZ. What a surprise, the Sonic never slo...
Purchased used Sonic in Flagstaff, AZ after reading the reviews on cars.com. I was wondering if it would need a push over the mountains to get back to Phoenix, AZ. What a surprise, the Sonic never slowed down, we took the mountains between 75-82 MPH and I believe the auto trans maybe downshifted once or twice. It's solid, great feel of the road and did not get blown around as it was raining, and snowing some during the drive back. The cabin is bigger than expected, roomy in the front and also in the back, really a pleasant surprise. Once in the valley I reset the mileage thing and was getting 43 MPG on the freeway at 65 MPH. This car has a quite cabin, comfortable seats and the engine runs smooth as an electric motor. A very happy owner!
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