When folks are in the market for a compact and well-equipped vehicle for very reasonable price, the Chevy Sonic has long been a great option. For 2017 this model features a great new appearance and even better features. Keep reading for a nitty gritty comparison between the 2017 Chevy Sonic vs 2016 Chevy Sonic.
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New Exterior on the 2017 Chevy Sonic
The front and rear fascia, hood, and lighting elements of the 2017 Chevy Sonic are all new, and give the new Sonic an even more confident and stylish exterior appearance than the previous year’s model. New 15-inch, 16-inch, and 17-inch wheel designs will also be available.
The 2017 Chevy Sonic will also be available in four new exterior colours: Orange Burst Metallic, Brimstone, Cajun Red Tintcoat, and Arctic Blue Metallic.
Chevy Sonic Advanced Safety Features
The 2016 Chevy Sonic came with a variety of high-quality safety features, like a rearview camera and forward collision and lane departure warnings. The 2017 model will have a rearview camera as a standard feature, and will have available parking assistance.
2017 Sonic Powertrain Changes
A 1.8-litre four-cylinder engine rated for 138 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque was standard on the 2016 Chevy Sonic. The 2017 model will be getting a new 1.8-litre engine that has not been rated, but should deliver similar fuel efficiency compared to the previous year. A 1.4-litre turbocharged engine will also be available, rated for 138 horsepower.
Other features new for 2017 on the Sonic
There are plenty of other places we can compare the 2017 Chevy Sonic vs 2016 Chevy Sonic. Some other new features that will be appearing on the 2017 model include LED signature lighting, an improved MyLink infotainment system, new gauge cluster, Keyless Open and Start, available heated seats and steering wheel, and red cloth seating available on the RS trim. A touchscreen display and 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability will still be available.
For more information on the new features of the 2017 Chevy Sonic, or its arrival date here at Craig Dunn, contact a member of our sales team today.