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Selected Style 3-Door Liftback Manual L (TMC/CBU Plant) (Natl)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Liftback Manual L 30 37 $13,853 $14,430
3-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,549 $15,155
3-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,374 $16,015
5-Door Liftback Automatic L 30 36 $14,837 $15,455
5-Door Liftback Manual SE 30 37 $15,877 $16,540
5-Door Liftback Automatic SE 30 36 $16,645 $17,340
5-Door Liftback Automatic LE 30 36 $15,831 $16,490
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,853
$13,815
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,430
$14,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$241 / month
$236 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Toyota Yaris is built for city commuting, but on highways it reveals some major weak spots. 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 30 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.6 41.80
Front Hip Room (in) 50 51.40
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.3 34.60
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.70
Second Hip Room (in) 49.8 51.60
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 53.40
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.80
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.4 90.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 53.00
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 59.40
Wheelbase (in) 98.8 99.40
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 68.30
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 59.40
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 4.90
Length, Overall (in) 153.5 173.10
Height, Overall (in) 59.4 59.70
Liftover Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 14.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 7.9 NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 9.00 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10 10.8 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake Type - Pwr
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) 30.8 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 P175/65HR15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Front Tire Size P175/65HR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA Q1H
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2295 2727
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Engine
Displacement 1.5 L/91 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6000 138 @ 6300
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4
Fuel System Sequential MPI Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4200 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LUW
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 33 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 30 26
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Clutch Size (in) - - TBD -
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name Toyota Yaris 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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.6 6.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 100
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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