2018 Chevrolet Sonic Milwaukee WI
2018 Chevrolet Sonic at Lynch Chevrolet of Mukwonago
The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic is highly capable with its addition of the latest MyLink infotainment system, a second USB port, a new Ivy Metallic paint color, an addition of black bowtie emblems on the RS package, and the addition of a bunch of new items in the Fun and Sun package. In addition to all of these, the Sonic has also made many of its best features standard for every trim level. Some of these standard features would be smartphone integration and the OnStar systems with 4G LTE and WiFi capability.
- 148 lb-ft of torque
- 138 horsepower
- Fuel economy rating of 35 mpg
- Steering wheel controls
- Safety belt pretensioners
- StabiliTrak electronic stability control system
- LED daytime running lamps
- Keyless Open and Start
- Heated steering wheel
How much horsepower is available?
The standard engine on the Sonic is the 1.8-liter inline-4 engine with 138 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque. The EPA gave this engine two estimated fuel economies. The first of the two was for a five-speed manual pairing. With the manual transmission, this engine had an estimated fuel economy of 35 miles per gallon. With the second estimation, with the six-speed automatic, this engine had an estimated fuel economy of 34 miles per gallon. The second engine option is a 1.4-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 138 horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. This engine also comes with the two transmission options and separate fuel economy estimates. With the six-speed manual transmission, this engine reaches an estimated fuel economy of 37 miles per gallon. With a six-speed automatic transmission, this engine reaches 35 miles per gallon.
What are the 2018 trims?
The Sonic’s base trim is the LS with all the standard features including a 7-inch touchscreen, two USB ports, Bluetooth, a four-speaker sound system, remote locking and unlocking, LED daytime running lights, a rearview camera, automatic headlights, and 15-inch steel wheels. The second trim level is the LT with a satellite radio, power mirrors with heat capability, upgraded cloth upholstery, a satellite radio, power windows, and a six-speaker sound system. This trim offers the choice to add multiple packages. Some of these packages being the Driver Confidence package, Fun and Sun package, RS package, and Convenience package. The last trim offered to the Sonic is the Premier. This Premier trim takes all the best luxury features and builds a trim worthy of being at the top of the lineup. This trim comes with features that include simulated leather upholstery, 17-inch wheels, a proximity entry, heated front seats, a push button start, and a heated steering wheel. This trim level is also able to include the Driver Confidence package, as well as the ability to include a sunroof.
Which safety features are standard?
Standard safety features included on the 2018 Sonic would be a rear vision camera, pelvic/thorax side-impact airbags, safety belt pretensioners, a StabiliTrak electronic stability control system, side-curtain airbags, and OnStar. In addition to these, you can also find a Driver Confidence package and add it for driving aids like rear park assist, lane departure warning, and forward collision alert.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Chevrolet Sonic
The Chevrolet Sonic is perfect for anyone looking to get a bit of luxury into their crossover. The Sonic has plenty of exciting packages that can help to best customize it to exactly what you need/want. Please give us a call if you have any questions.