Compare 2013 Scion xD vs 2013 Chevrolet Sonic

2013 Scion xD
2013 Chevrolet Sonic
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5-Door HB Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $14,957 $15,745
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,717 $16,545
5-Door HB Manual 10 Series 27 33 $17,248 $18,155
5-Door HB Automatic 10 Series 27 33 $18,008 $18,955
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 26 35 $13,830 $14,185
5-Door HB LS 26 35 $14,415 $14,785
4-Door Sedan LT 26 35 $15,014 $15,640
5-Door HB LT 26 35 $15,590 $16,240
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 35 $16,387 $17,250
5-Door HB LTZ 26 35 $16,957 $17,850
5-Door HB RS 27 34 $19,175 $20,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,957
$13,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,745
$14,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$262 / month
$236 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Packed with value, the 2013 Scion xd isn't quite as much fun to drive as it looks. The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic swaps econobox blues for sporty driving feel as well as safety, refinement, and comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
27 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
50.1 51.60
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.9 53.40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.5 90.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.80
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.7 53.00
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.80
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 51.40
Second Leg Room (in)
33.9 34.60
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.70
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 59.40
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.5 4.90
Length, Overall (in)
154.7 173.10
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 59.70
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.40
Wheelbase (in)
96.9 99.40
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.9 68.30
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.5 14.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 9.00 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 10.80 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.1 12.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.7 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.0 34.50
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.56 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Front Tire Size
P195/60R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T135/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R16 P195/65R15
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)
2625 2727
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA M26
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion xD Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style
Wagon Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.98 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 4.5
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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