Find a Car

Compare: 2013 Mazda MAZDA2 vs 2013 Chevrolet Sonic

Add a Car

2013 Mazda MAZDA2

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

  2013 Mazda Mazda2 2013 Chevrolet Sonic hatchback
Invoice $14,525 $13,830
28/35 25/35
/ 10
TCC Rating
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Mazda2 stands out among entry-level hatchbacks due to its zippy driving feel and good real-world mileage--although the limited feature set and basic appointments won't appeal to everyone. Read Full Review The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic swaps econobox blues for sporty driving feel as well as safety, refinement, and comfort. Read Full Review
Likes &


  • Clean, sporty styling
  • Handling and maneuverability
  • Good seats for an econocar
  • Decent cargo space
  • Good gas mileage


  • Sluggish four-speed automatic
  • Tight headroom
  • Barely adequate power
  • Smallish back seats
  • No integrated Bluetooth


  • Smooth and quiet ride
  • Steering has good weight and feel
  • Seats are comfortable, and sized right
  • Turbo-four engine has refined, premium feel
  • Styling reaches out of econo-box


  • Base engine is boomy and coarse
  • Mushy brake pedal
  • USB missing from base model
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available
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:
  Read the full review Read the full review

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.