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2012 Scion xD

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

  2012 Scion xD 2012 Chevrolet Sonic
Invoice $14,577 $13,518
27/33 25/35
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Bottom Line It's not as much fun as its styling suggests, but the 2012 Scion xD has a low base price and offers lots of accessories. Read Full Review 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. Read Full Review
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  • A good value
  • Lots of standard features
  • A long list of accessories
  • More stylish than its Yaris cousin


  • Front seats are short, uncomfortable
  • Not much rear-seat headroom
  • No telescoping steering wheel
  • Premium sound doesn't sound premium


  • Well-weighted steering
  • Smooth, quiet ride
  • Comfortable seating
  • Powertrain refinement of a more expensive vehicle (1.4T)


  • Bluetooth, USB missing from base model
  • Base engine can be boomy when revved
  • Muted throttle response (1.4T)
  • Mushy brake pedal
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