Compare 2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2020 Chevrolet Spark

2020 Chevrolet Sonic
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4-Door Sedan LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sonic 4-Door Sedan LS 26 34 $16,118 $16,720
Sonic 4-Door Sedan LT 26 34 $17,949 $18,620
Sonic 4-Door Sedan Premier 26 34 $19,974 $20,720
Sonic 5-Door HB LT w/1SD 26 34 $18,720 $19,420
Sonic 5-Door HB Premier 26 34 $20,745 $21,520
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4-Door HB CVT ACTIV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Spark 4-Door HB CVT ACTIV 30 37 $16,957 $17,500
Spark 4-Door HB CVT LS 30 38 $14,050 $14,500
Spark 4-Door HB CVT LT w/1LT 30 38 $15,891 $16,400
Spark 4-Door HB CVT LT w/2LT 30 38 $17,345 $17,900
Spark 4-Door HB Manual ACTIV 29 37 $15,891 $16,400
Spark 4-Door HB Manual LS 29 38 $12,984 $13,400
Spark 4-Door HB Manual LT w/1LT 29 38 $14,825 $15,300
Spark 4-Door HB Manual LT w/2LT 29 38 $16,279 $16,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,118
$16,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,720
$17,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$292 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
4.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Chevrolet Sonic looks and drives younger than its age, and still offers value and a pinch of fun. The 2020 Chevrolet Spark is modern basic motoring: simple features and a low price tag.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Subcompact Car
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 48
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 50.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 83.0
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 49.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.7
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 48.2
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 54.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
173.9 143.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.7 58.76
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 54.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 93.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 27.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 11.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 9.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 33.8
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H QGD
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/55R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 T105/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H QGD
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD ZAL
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/55R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2857 2312
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 375
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 80
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 94 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
LUV LV7
Displacement
1.4L/83 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 98 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 30
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.385
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
MH8 MR8
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.76
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Spark
Body Style
Sedan Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 5.4
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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2020 Chevrolet Sonic
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  • $2,000 factory rebate for all buyers
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2020 Chevrolet Spark
  • 2021 Spark selection improving; 2020s still in stock
  • $1,750 rebate on 2020s; $1,000 on 2021s
  • Low price means no lease specials
  • Get 0.9% APR for 72 months + bonus cash
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