Compare 2013 Suzuki SX4 vs 2013 Chevrolet Sonic

2013 Suzuki SX4
2013 Chevrolet Sonic
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD LE 23 33 $15,211 $15,845
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover 22 30 $16,318 $16,999
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD LE Popular 25 32 $17,134 $17,849
5-Door HB CVT FWD Sportback 23 30 $17,614 $18,349
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD Sport SE 23 30 $18,046 $18,799
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Premium 23 29 $18,408 $19,175
5-Door HB Manual AWD Crossover Technology 22 30 $18,574 $19,349
5-Door HB CVT AWD Crossover Technology 23 29 $19,630 $20,449
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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
$15,211
$13,830
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,845
$14,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$264 / month
$236 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
A good value in the subcompact class, the Suzuki SX4 is one of the least expensive all-wheel-drive cars you can buy. 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
23 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small station wagon Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 51.40
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 34.60
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 38.70
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 51.60
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.40
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.0 90.4
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.80
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 53.00
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.80
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 59.40
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 99.40
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 68.30
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 59.40
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 4.90
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 173.10
Height, Overall (in)
60.8 59.70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 14.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 9.00 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.80 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 14.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 34.50
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA Q1H
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2833 2727
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
140 @ 4000 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
NA LUW
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 6200 138 @ 6300
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 26
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA M26
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.73
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.31
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Suzuki SX4 Chevrolet Sonic
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 4.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 (2012) 8
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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