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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan Manual LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 26 35 $13,830 $14,185
4-Door Sedan LT 26 35 $15,014 $15,640
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 35 $16,387 $17,250
5-Door HB LS 26 35 $14,415 $14,785
5-Door HB LT 26 35 $15,590 $16,240
5-Door HB LTZ 26 35 $16,957 $17,850
5-Door HB RS 27 34 $19,175 $20,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,430
$13,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,750
$14,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1029 / month
$236 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic swaps econobox blues for sporty driving feel as well as safety, refinement, and comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 51.40
Second Leg Room (in) 30.6 34.60
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.70
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 51.60
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 53.40
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7 90.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.80
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 53.00
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.80
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 107.5 99.40
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 68.30
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 59.40
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.90
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 173.10
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 59.70
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 59.40
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 14.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 9.00 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 10.80 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 12.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.91 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.50
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/35YR19 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Front Tire Size P225/40YR19 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70MR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3780 2727
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 371 @ 5200 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LUW
Displacement 5.0L/303 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 416 @ 6600 138 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.937 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.464 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.824 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.596 3.73
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.863 1.41
Trans Type 8 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.231 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.176 3.31
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.724 2.14
Trans Order Code NA M26
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus IS F Chevrolet Sonic
Suspension
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.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.2 4.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 8
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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