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2012 Chevrolet Sonic LT Hatchback Specs

Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback LT 1LT powered by 1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas Engine with 5-Speed Manual transmission.

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Overview
Select configuration:
$15,865
Starting Price (MSRP)
Engine
1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Body Type
Hatchback
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
TBC
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    1.8-liter Inline-4 Gas
    1.4-liter Turbo (+$700)
  • Horsepower
    138 hp @ 6300 rpm
  • Torque
    125 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Manual
  • Drivetrain
    Front Wheel Drive

Steering

  • Steering Type
    Electric Pwr Steering
  • Turning Diameter
    34.5 ft

Wheels

  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    15" x TBD
  • Rear Wheel Size
    15" x TBD

Suspension

  • Front Suspension
    MacPherson Strut
  • Rear Suspension
    Torsion Beam

Tires

  • Front Tire
    P195/65R15
  • Rear Tire
    P195/65R15
  • Spare Tire
    Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    29 MPG
  • City
    26 MPG
  • Highway
    35 MPG

Emissions

  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    5.1 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating
    7

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    12.2 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    317.2 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    427 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    159 in
  • Height
    59.7 in
  • Max Width
    68.3 in
  • Front Width
    59.4 in
  • Rear Width
    59.4 in
  • Wheelbase
    99.4 in
  • Ground Clearance
    4.9 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.8 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    38.7 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    53.4 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    51.4 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    34.6 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    38.1 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    53 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    51.6 in

Weight and Trailing

  • Curb Weight
    2,712 lbs

Cargo Space

  • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
    19 ft³
  • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
    47.7 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Dark Pewter/Dark Titanium, Deluxe Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black/Brick, Deluxe Cloth seat trim
  • Jet Black/Dark Titanium, Deluxe Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
    Optional
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
    Standard
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Standard
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Optional

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Seats
    Standard
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Standard
  • Vinyl Seats
    Standard
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available

Comfort

  • Heads-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Optional
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
    Standard
  • A/C
    Standard
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
    Optional
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
    Standard
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
    Standard
  • Telematics
    Standard

Additional Packages

1LT Preferred equipment group

includes Standard Equipment

Connectivity Plus Cruise Package

$375

includes (K34) cruise control, (UPF) Bluetooth for phone, (UC3) steering wheel-mounted audio controls and (UH7) AM/FM stereo with USB port, CD player and MP3 playback Connectivity Plus Cruise Package Take Sonic™ amenities to the next level with the Connectivity Plus Cruise Package. This well-equipped package includes: Cruise control Bluetooth® for select phones1 Steering-wheel mounted audio controls AM/FM stereo with USB port,2 CD player and MP3 playback With the 2LT models this package also includes a remote vehicle starter system. 1 Go to gm.com/Bluetooth to find out which Bluetooth phones are compatible with the vehicle. 2 Not compatible with all devices.

LPO, Exterior Black Flash Package

$640

(Not available with (GBA) Black or (GBE) Crystal Red Tintcoat exterior colors) Exterior Black Flash Package (Dealer-installed) Sonic® is the first Chevrolet® to offer the unique Z-Spec™ line of branded accessories that includes the contemporary, attention-grabbing "Color Flash" appearance packages. The Exterior Black Flash Package includes a black grille surround, mirror caps and rear spoiler. Designed to contrast boldly with the exterior color of the vehicle, Color Flash exterior accent packages allow owners to create a unique look for their Sonic. This package is not available with Black or Crystal Red Tintcoat exterior colors.

LPO, Exterior Orange Flash Package

$640

(Requires (GAZ) Summit White, (GBA) Black, (GBV) Cyber Gray Metallic or (GTS) Blue Topaz Metallic exterior color.) Exterior Orange Flash Package (Dealer-installed) A splash of Orange can really spice things up. Your Sonic® will stand out from the crowd with the addition of this Exterior Orange Flash Package that includes an Orange grille surround, mirror caps and rear spoiler. Sonic is the first Chevrolet® to offer the unique Z-Spec™ line of branded accessories that includes the youthful, contemporary "Color Flash" appearance packages. This package requires Summit White, Black, Cyber Gray Metallic or Blue Topaz Metallic exterior color.

LPO, Exterior Silver Flash Package

$640

(Requires (GAZ) Summit White, (GBA) Black, (GCN) Victory Red or (GTS) Blue Topaz Metallic exterior color.) Exterior Silver Flash Package (Dealer-installed) With a Silver grille surround, mirror caps and rear spoiler, this youthful, contemporary exterior package is a great way to begin personalizing your car. Sonic® is the first Chevrolet® to offer the unique Z-Spec™ line of branded accessories that includes the attention-grabbing "Color Flash" appearance packages; they boldly contrast with the vehicle's exterior color to make a statement. This package requires Summit White, Black, Victory Red or Blue Topaz Metallic exterior color.

LPO, Exterior White Flash Package

$640

(Not available with (GAZ) Summit White or (GBE) Crystal Red Tintcoat exterior colors) Exterior White Flash Package (Dealer-installed) Sonic® is the first Chevrolet® to offer the unique Z-Spec™ line of branded accessories that includes the contemporary, attention-grabbing "Color Flash" appearance packages. The Exterior White Flash Package includes a White grille surround, mirror caps and rear spoiler. The crisp White details offer a striking contrast to your vehicle's exterior color for a personalized appearance. This package is not available with Summit White or Crystal Red Tintcoat exterior colors.

Safety

Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
    Standard
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
    Standard
  • Brake Assist
    Standard
  • Stability Control
    Standard
  • Traction Control
    Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

  • Overall Rating
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
  • Side Crash Rating
  • Rollover Rating

Airbags

  • Driver Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Knee Air Bag
    Standard
  • Passenger Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Head Air Bag
    Standard
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Standard
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles