The Chevrolet Sonic has turned out to be one among the most admired compact sedans not only in the United States but also in all parts of the world. This highly competent model gives birth to several innovations that cannot be seen in other automobiles in its class. Buyers can expect still more innovations in its redesigned version for the model year 2018. Chevrolet expects much more with the 2018 Chevy Sonic by several updates with more an attractive exterior and to a more sophisticated interior.
The standard options that the automaker has been incorporating into each truck and car over the earlier models will once more be the best in its category including a greater safety rating and 4G connectivity. Equipped with more than sufficient safety features, the compact Chevy model will give the required safety to both the vehicle and its occupants. The 2018 model Sonic will be released with five trim levels, such as LT, LS, RS, LTZ and RS Hatchback
2018 Chevy Sonic Changes, Exterior
The next generation Sonic will be constructed in both hatchback and sedan body styles. It will expand on some of the finest aspects of what a compact sedan is supposed to be through an affordable package. This hybrid sedan features front fascia as the major highlights to offer a gorgeous outside look and it comes with redesigned taillights to complete the rear fascia. Both the side mirrors and the mesh grille will be incorporated with LED signals to insert a unique front look. The 2018 model Sonic would sprint on 20-inch alloy wheels with wide rims.
2018 Chevy Sonic Interior
The indoor definitely offers an enhanced space capacity when compared to other models, like the Spark. This automobile is outfitted and modernized with the most modern special innovative styling and hybrid meters as well as other revamped details that are yet to be released.
Much effort has been taken by Chevrolet to improve the interior design of the new Chevy Sonic 2018 by making a lot of innovations within the cabin. As a result, the automaker Chevy is looking to perk up some of the major disappointments of the present model including back passenger leg space, and comfort of the travel.
The Advanced Safety Package of Chevrolet will allow the drivers of the vehicle to avoid, defend, and respond to events without hesitation. Copious options will be seen in different models, such as LT, LS, RS, LTZ and RS Hatchback. The RS Hatchback model of 2018 Sonic is anticipated to be offered with more compartment space than other models when compared to that of the current model.
The inside design model also features heated seats for higher end models and a leather upholstery for all models. Some of the other grand features comprise upgraded infotainment system, the smartphone connectivity and innovative safety options to protect the travel experience of the passengers.
Some of the safety features available with the 2018 model Sonic should include:
Ten standard impact airbags.
Lane assists sensors.
Forward Collision Alert System.
Electronic stability with traction control.
High-tech rear-view camera.
The 2018 Sonic should be offered with two engine options, and both will be operated through the gas. These engines will have different displacements and much information about their powertrain figures have not yet confirmed by Chevrolet.
However, a highly competent EcoTec engine will power the next Sonic, which will be a turbocharged mill with the displacement of 1.8 liters.
This engine should offer it the greatest power of 138 ponies and impressive acceleration that allows it to attain the velocity from the start to the 60 mph velocity in less than 8 seconds(Est.), which is considered the best in class that cannot be got in other vehicles in its segment. The new Sonic is expected to offer an appreciable mileage within the city and on the highways, which would be 31 mpg and 42 mpg respectively(Est.).
Another 2018 Chevy Sonic engine that is expected will be a 1.4-liter engine, but its power and torque outputs are still a mystery.
Both the five velocity and the six-velocity transmissions can be used to combine the engines.
Date of release and the price
The 2018 Chevy Sonic release date is expected to be at the dealerships during the fourth quarter of 2017 in the United States. In other worldwide markets, the new Sonic will be available for sale during the fourth quarter of 2017 or the first quarter of 2018. However, the price(estimated) varies according to models, such that,
The estimated starting price of the LS model should be $15,000.
The estimated starting price of the LT model should be $16,000-$17,000.
The estimated starting price of the LTZ model should be $19,000.
The estimated starting price of the RS model should be $21,000.
The estimated starting price of the RS Hatchback should be $21,000.
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Next generation Chevy Sonic spy shots