2012 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2012 Ford Fiesta

2012 Chevrolet SonicThe new 2012 Chevy Sonic is in stock now at your Elgin, IL Chevy dealer, Biggers Chevrolet. The brand new Sonic is a top choice for a subcompact vehicle with its affordable price tag, fantastic fuel economy, and great selection of available features. Elgin drivers will have a choice of a sedan or hatchback body, and a variety of powertrains, including a powerful turbo charged option. The subcompact segment is full of appealing options, and shoppers may also be considering the current Ford Fiesta. Visit Biggers Chevrolet, Monday through Saturday to take the new Sonic for a test drive and see how it stacks up to the Ford competitor yourself!

Powertrain and Features

Let’s start with the price: when comparably equipped, the Sonic’s MSRP is $18,160, while the Fiesta retails for around $18,295. The savings start right away with this new Chevy vehicle. The Spark is powered by a 1.8L inline four-cylinder engine and a five speed manual transmission, producing up to an EPA estimated 26 mpg city and 35 mpg highway. The 2012 Ford Fiesta features a less powerful 1.6L inline 4 cylinder engine that is also paired with a five speed manual transmission.

Both models come well-equipped for their price, and feature cruise control, power accessories, and air conditioning. The Sonic also comes standard with single zone climate control and a heated driver’s seat, both available at extra cost with the Fiesta.

The Sonic also comes standard with daytime running lights, fog-lamps, rear-seat reading lamps, variable speed intermittent wipers, and four wheel ABS brakes, which are not available on the Fiesta.

Test Drive the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic at Biggers Chevrolet

Elgin drivers looking for an affordable hatchback that is both fuel efficient and loaded with great features are sure to love the brand new Chevy Sonic, readily available at your Biggers Chevy. In addition to the new Sonic, we also carry hundreds of other brand new 2012 and 2013 Chevy vehicles. Our sales department is open six days a week, Monday through Saturday to serve you. Stop by to take the new Sonic for a test drive, or visit us on Facebook today.