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2017 Chevrolet Sonic

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is a smart, fuel efficient, subcompact car available as a sedan or hatchback. The low price tag and great list of standard features have popularized the Chevrolet Sonic with Sarasota and Tampa drivers. Its sporty feel and turbocharged engine provide spirited performance. Read about what the 2017 Sonic can bring to your commute and then visit Cox Chevy for a test drive.

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Starting at $16,020

2017 Chevrolet Sonic
24/34*miles per gallon (city/highway)
138horsepower, 1.8-liter 4-Cylinder

Trims and Pricing

The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is available in three trim levels, LS, LT, and Premier. Each trim offers a manual or automatic transmission option and the LT and Premier trims are available as a sedan or a hatchback offering a total of ten trim options allowing you to perfectly customize your Sonic:

  • 2017 Chevrolet Sonic LS Manual – MSRP starting at $16,020
  • LS Automatic – MSRP starting at $17,270
  • 2017 Chevrolet Sonic LT Manual – MSRP starting at $18,405
  • LT Manual Hatchback – MSRP starting at $18,455
  • LT Automatic – MSRP starting at $19,045
  • LT Automatic Hatchback – MSRP starting at $19,845
  • 2017 Chevrolet Sonic Premier Manual – MSRP starting at $20,595
  • Premier Manual Hatchback – MSRP starting at $20,595
  • Premier Automatic – MSRP starting at $21,290
  • Premier Automatic Hatchback – MSRP starting at $22,090

2017 Chevrolet Sonic trims



The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic receives a fresh style that includes LED daytime running lights and projector-style headlights. It is available in sedan and four-door hatchback body styles that can both seat five passengers. The base LS sedan offers automatic headlights, 15-inch steel wheels, manual mirrors, remote locking/unlocking, and manual windows. The LT adds alloy wheels, chrome exterior accents, power windows, and heated power mirrors. You can get an optional Convenience package that includes keyless entry and ignition. Opt for the Premier trim for the turbocharged engine and 17-inch alloy wheels. The RS package boasts 16-inch alloy wheels, a sport body kit, rear spoiler, and foglights. The RS package is optional on the LT and Premier sedans and standard on hatchback models.



The standard engine on the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic LS and LT models is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder that produces 138 horsepower and 125 pound-feet of torque. A five-speed manual transmission with a hill-hold feature is standard with a six-speed automatic available as an option. Optional on the LT and standard on the Premier is a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder. It also produces 138 horsepower, but thanks to 148 pound-feet of torque it feels more potent. The six-speed manual transmission is standard and a six-speed automatic is optional. Yielding an EPA-estimated 38 mpg/highway, the 2017 Sonic gives the perfect balance of efficiency and power.


Interior Design and Features

The attractive interior of the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic gets extra points for comfort considering its ability to suit even tall drivers:

  • Standard Features – A 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, a USB port, a rearview camera, and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto are all standard features on every trim level.
  • Chevrolet MyLink – This superb interface ensures you’ll remain connected while on the go.
  • Notable Upgrades – A leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, six-way power-adjustable driver seat, heated front seats, a sunroof, and leatherette upholstery are among the available upgrades.


Advanced Safety Technologies

Safety is the name of the game for the Chevrolet Sonic, from a suite of airbags to available driver assist features:

  • Airbags – Feel safe and secure in the 2017 Sonic with ten standard air bags and a high strength steel safety cage.
  • Driver Assist Features – The available Driver Confidence Package includes Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, and Rear Park Assist all designed to enhance driver attentiveness.


2017 Chevrolet Sonic Reviews

Chevrolet revitalized the Sonic for 2017 and critics have taken notice:

  • Edmunds – “The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic stands out for its comparatively room interior, many standard features and available hatchback body style. It’s even fun to drive, especially if you opt for the turbocharged engine.”
  • The Car Connection – “The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic gets some safety and feature improvements, and should continue to score big on refinement and driving fun.”
  • Car and Driver – “Chevrolet’s handsome Sonic offers practicality, efficiency, and agility in a compact package.”
  • Kelley Blue Book – “If you’re looking for a small, fuel-efficient, easy-to-drive sedan or hatchback with the latest tech features, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is a smart choice.”

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Visit Cox Chevy to See the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic in Tampa and Sarasota Today

To truly appreciate the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic you need to take it for a test drive. Visit Cox Chevy at 2900 CORTEZ ROAD WEST in Bradenton, near Tampa and Sarasota. Contact us online or at (941) 749-2690 with any questions.

*24/34 mpg for LT 4dr Hatchback model.



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