Compare 2014 Scion xD vs 2014 Chevrolet Sonic

2014 Scion xD
2014 Chevrolet Sonic
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5-Door HB Manual
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
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 26 35 $13,815 $14,170
5-Door HB LS 26 35 $14,400 $14,770
4-Door Sedan LT 26 35 $15,148 $15,780
5-Door HB LT 26 35 $15,724 $16,380
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 35 $16,520 $17,390
5-Door HB LTZ 26 35 $17,090 $17,990
4-Door Sedan RS 27 34 $18,719 $19,705
5-Door HB RS 27 34 $19,308 $20,325
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,124
$13,815
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,920
$14,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$265 / month
$236 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.6
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
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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.4 59.70
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 59.40
Wheelbase (in)
96.9 99.40
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
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
35.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
10.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10.8 x 1.0
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37 34.5
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.8
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/60HR16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60HR16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2625 2727
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 4400 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Displacement
1.8 L/110 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
128 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
27 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 35
Transmission
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
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Scion xD Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front
Strut MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 6.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 6.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 100

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