Compare 2013 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2013 Honda Fit

2013 Chevrolet Sonic
2013 Honda Fit
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4-Door Sedan Automatic LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 25 35 $14,898 $15,280
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT 25 35 $16,248 $16,925
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LTZ 25 35 $17,655 $18,585
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 26 35 $13,830 $14,185
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LT 26 35 $15,014 $15,640
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LTZ 26 35 $16,387 $17,250
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic LS 25 35 $15,483 $15,880
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic LT 25 35 $16,824 $17,525
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic LTZ 25 35 $18,225 $19,185
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic RS 25 33 $20,396 $21,470
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual LS 26 35 $14,415 $14,785
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual LT 26 35 $15,590 $16,240
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual LTZ 26 35 $16,957 $17,850
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual RS 27 34 $19,175 $20,185
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5-Door HB Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Fit 5-Door HB Automatic 28 35 $15,798 $16,225
Fit 5-Door HB Automatic Sport 27 33 $17,527 $18,010
Fit 5-Door HB Automatic Sport w/Navi 27 33 $19,252 $19,790
Fit 5-Door HB Manual 27 33 $15,022 $15,425
Fit 5-Door HB Manual Sport 27 33 $16,704 $17,160
Fit EV 5-Door HB N/A N/A N/A $36,625
Pricing
Invoice Price
$14,898
$15,798
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,280
$16,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$255 / month
$270 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic swaps econobox blues for sporty driving feel as well as safety, refinement, and comfort. If you're not turned off by the utilitarian look of the 2013 Honda Fit, you'll like what you get, which is awesome practicality and space-efficiency, plus some driving verve.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.80 41.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.4 90.8
Front Hip Room (in)
51.40 51.5
Second Leg Room (in)
34.60 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.70 40.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.60 51.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.40 52.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.80 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.00 51.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.40 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
99.40 98.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.30 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.40 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.90 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
173.10 161.6
Height, Overall (in)
59.70 60.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 20.6
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 57.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.00 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.80 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 10.6
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.80 2.48
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 12.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.50 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact T135/80D15
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
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)
2727 2577
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 3800 106 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
LUW NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 6300 117 @ 6600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 1.957
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.90 1.679
Trans Order Code
MH9 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.47 4.563
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 0.761
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.45 2.996
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.067
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.552
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Honda Fit
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Macpherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.7 5.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
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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