2018 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback Tacoma WA
2018 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback at Sunset Chevrolet
In 2018, this subcompact car adds a few new updates. This includes additions to some of the packages like a new black bowtie emblem on the RS package and 17-inch aluminum wheels in the Fun and Sun package. The RS package even comes standard on all of the Hatchback models. The features included in this package would be piano black decor, a sporty body kit with a rear spoiler, a leatherette flat-bottom steering wheel, and RS logo floor mats. Cargo space is up to 47.7 cubic feet, so there is plenty of room for everything. If you are interested in learning about all that the Chevrolet Sonic hatchback has to offer for features and power, then read on!
- Six-speed automatic
- 138 horsepower
- 35 miles per gallon on highway
- Theft deterrent
- Trunk emergency release
- Compact spare tire
- Heated power mirrors
- Rear sport spoiler
- Outdoor temperature sensor
What are the basic safety features?
Standard on the Chevrolet Sonic are all the basic features for safety and security like pelvic/thorax side-impact airbags in the front and rear, a rear vision camera system, a mechanical jack with tools, side curtain airbags, safety belt pretensioners, a compact spare tire, OnStar, front knee airbags, child security rear door locks, LATCH, remote keyless entry, a trunk emergency release, a compact spare tire, traction control, an oil life monitoring system, hill start assist, and a theft deterrent engine immobilizer. Additional safety and security features are also available like forward collision alert, lane departure warning, rear park assist, and so much more.
What are the two Sonic trims offering for features?
The LT and Premier trims are available to choose from for the hatchback. The LT trim comes with automatic headlights, 15-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, an air filtration system, Bluetooth, a rear window defogger, a map pocket, an outdoor temperature sensor, power windows, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors, a driver seat armrest, mounted steering wheel controls, a foldable rear seat, remote locking and unlocking, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a rear sport spoiler, the RS package features, upgraded cloth upholstery, heated power mirrors, two USB ports, a satellite radio, and the option to add a Convenience package, Fun and Sun package, or a Driver Confidence package. The Premier trim adds to all of this with 17-inch wheels, simulated leather upholstery, a leather-trimmed shift knob, a power-adjustable driver seat, a sunroof, proximity entry, a heated steering wheel, and push-button start. Available exterior paint options would include orange burst metallic, mosaic black metallic, kinetic blue metallic, red hot, and even cajun red tintcoat.
What engines are available under the hood?
Two engines are available on the Sonic hatchback. The first engine, the 1.8-liter inline-4, is standard on the LT trim with 138 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque. This engine reaches 35 miles per gallon on the highway with a five-speed manual and 34 miles per gallon on the highway with a six-speed automatic. On the Premier trim, the 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 is standard with 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. This engine has 37 miles per gallon on the highway with the six-speed manual and 35 miles per gallon on the highway with a six-speed automatic.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback
If you need cargo space, the Sonic hatchback is the perfect subcompact car for you. Come take one for a test drive with us and learn how fun it can make your daily commute.