Compare 2012 Aston Martin Rapide vs 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Aston Martin Rapide
2012 Chevrolet Sonic
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4-Door Sedan Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 13 19 N/A $207,895
4-Door Sedan Automatic Luxury 13 19 N/A $226,850
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB LS 26 35 $14,395 $14,765
4-Door Sedan LS 25 35 $14,561 $14,935
4-Door Sedan LT 26 35 $14,462 $15,065
5-Door HB LT 26 35 $15,230 $15,865
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 35 $15,831 $16,665
5-Door HB LTZ 26 35 $16,496 $17,365
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$13,518
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$207,895
$13,865
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3465 / month
$231 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is neither subsonic nor supersonic—but it's a good, sound choice and a world better than the Aveo it replaces.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Car
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 53.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 38.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
83.0 90.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.9
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 173.1
Height, Overall (in)
53.5 59.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 59.4
Wheelbase (in)
117.7 99.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 59.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.0 14.9
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.9 12.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.0 34.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40R20 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/35R20 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 2727
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 11 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Displacement
5.9L/362 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
470 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V12 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
443 @ 5000 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 35
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA M26
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.73
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin Rapide Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double wishbone Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 5.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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