Compare 2019 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2019 Toyota Yaris

2019 Chevrolet Sonic
2019 Toyota Yaris
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4-Door Sedan Automatic LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 26 34 $16,118 $16,720
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LT 26 34 $17,949 $18,620
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Automatic Premier 26 34 $19,974 $20,720
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LS 27 38 $14,864 $15,420
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual LT 27 38 $17,274 $17,920
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Manual Premier 27 38 $19,299 $20,020
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic LT w/1SD 26 34 $18,720 $19,420
Sonic 5-Door HB Automatic Premier 26 34 $20,745 $21,520
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual LT 26 35 $17,371 $18,020
Sonic 5-Door HB Manual Premier 26 35 $19,299 $20,020
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L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Yaris Sedan L Automatic 32 40 $16,033 $16,700
Yaris Sedan L Manual 30 39 $14,976 $15,600
Yaris Sedan LE Automatic 32 40 $16,993 $17,700
Yaris Sedan LE Manual 30 39 $15,936 $16,600
Yaris Sedan XLE Automatic 32 40 $17,953 $18,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,118
$16,033
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,720
$16,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Chevrolet Sonic shows its age but remains a good choice for an inexpensive car with surprising technology. The fun 2019 Toyota Yaris sedan has thankfully outlived its hatchback cousin.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.70 38.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.60 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.40 53.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 85.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.80 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.00 50
Front Leg Room (in)
41.80 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.40 48.6
Second Leg Room (in)
34.60 34.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.40 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
173.90 171.2
Height, Overall (in)
59.70 58.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.40 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.40 101.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.30 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 13.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 10.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 7.9
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 7.9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 11.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 30.8
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65HR15
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 2416
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Styled Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 103 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4L/83 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 106 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 32
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 3.53
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 1.35
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 2.02
Trans Order Code
MH8 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Toyota Yaris Sedan
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 5.1
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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