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Here's how the 2012 Ford Fiesta and the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic measure up.
4dr Sdn S
$13,200
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4dr Sdn LS 1LS
$13,865
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Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

120.0-hp, 1.6-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

138.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
33 29 -
Size
173.6" length, 58.0" height 173.1" length, 59.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Medium Light Stone

Jet Black / Dark Titanium

Tan

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Transmissions

Transmissions

6-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact Cars -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size
15 x -TBD- in 15 x -TBD- in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 100 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 438 -

Engine

Displacement
1.6L/97 1.8L/110 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
120 @ 6350 138 @ 6300 -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
112 @ 5000 125 @ 3800 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - City
336.00 mi 317.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
38 MPG 35 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
456.00 mi 427.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
28 MPG 26 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
33 MPG 29 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Twist Beam Torsion Beam -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut -

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 x -TBD- in 10.8 x -TBD- in -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.0 gal 12.2 gal -

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.3 14.1 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.4 ft 34.5 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A 2.8 -
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Steering -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65R15 -
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R15 P195/65R15 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2578 lbs 2727 lbs -

Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance
N/A 4.9 in -
Track Width, Rear
57.7 in 59.4 in -
Front Hip Room
50.6 in 51.4 in -
Passenger Volume
85.1 ft³ 90.4 ft³ -
Front Head Room
39.1 in 38.7 in -
Height, Overall
58.0 in 59.7 in -
Length, Overall
173.6 in 173.1 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
31.2 in 34.6 in -
Second Hip Room
49.2 in 51.6 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Wheelbase
98.0 in 99.4 in -
Second Head Room
37.1 in 37.8 in -
Second Shoulder Room
49.0 in 53.0 in -
Front Leg Room
42.2 in 41.8 in -
Trunk Volume
12.8 ft³ 14.9 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.8 in 68.3 in -
Front Shoulder Room
52.7 in 53.4 in -
Track Width, Front
57.7 in 59.4 in -

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