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Selected Style 5-Door HB Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $15,124 $15,920
5-Door HB Automatic 27 33 $15,884 $16,720
4-Door Sedan Manual LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 26 35 $13,815 $14,170
4-Door Sedan LT 26 35 $15,148 $15,780
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 35 $16,520 $17,390
5-Door HB LS 26 35 $14,400 $14,770
5-Door HB LT 26 35 $15,724 $16,380
5-Door HB LTZ 26 35 $17,090 $17,990
5-Door HB RS 27 34 $19,308 $20,325
4-Door Sedan RS 27 34 $18,719 $19,705
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TCC's Bottom Line Sadly, the 2014 Scion xD is less fun to drive than to look at, though it's spacious for its size. The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic is light-years ahead of its Aveo predecessor, which Chevy hopes you'll forget. It's stylish, comfortable, drives nicely, and has excellent safety ratings and infotainment features.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.9 34.60
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.70
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 50.1 51.60
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.9 53.40
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 Volume (ft³) 84.5 90.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 51.40
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.9 68.30
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 10.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 35.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.9
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 10.8 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - NA
Brake Type - Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - 9.00 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.1 12.2
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37 34.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60HR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Front Tire Size P195/60HR16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2625 2727
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 X 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Engine
Displacement 1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 128 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LUW
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 26
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.14
Trans Order Code NA M26
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.31
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name Scion xD Chevrolet Sonic
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3 (Est) 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 100
 
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