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Compare 2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2020 Kia Rio vs 2020 MINI Cooper

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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LX IVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Rio LX IVT 33 41 $15,382 $15,850
Rio S IVT 33 41 $16,002 $16,490
Rio 5-Door S IVT N/A N/A $16,295 $16,790
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Cooper FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Convertible Cooper FWD N/A N/A $26,330 $28,400
Convertible Cooper S FWD N/A N/A $30,010 $32,400
Convertible John Cooper Works FWD N/A N/A $35,530 $38,400
Hardtop 2 Door Cooper FWD N/A N/A $21,730 $23,400
Hardtop 2 Door Cooper S FWD N/A N/A $25,410 $27,400
Hardtop 2 Door Cooper SE FWD N/A N/A $27,710 $29,900
Hardtop 2 Door John Cooper Works FWD 26 34 $30,930 $33,400
Hardtop 2 Door Oxford Edition FWD 28 36 $19,000 $23,400
Hardtop 4 Door Cooper FWD 28 36 $22,650 $24,400
Hardtop 4 Door Cooper S FWD 26 35 $26,330 $28,400
Hardtop 4 Door Oxford Edition FWD 28 36 $20,000 $24,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,118
$15,382
$26,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,720
$15,850
$28,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$264 / month
$473 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
5.3
6.2
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 Kia Rio is a small car with a quality feel. The 2020 Mini Cooper is a fun and funky small hatchback that trades practicality and value for character and quality.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 33 mpg -
Highway
34 mpg 41 mpg -
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 - -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 52.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 54.1 51
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 89.9 76.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.4 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 53.3 39.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 42.1 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 52.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 33.5 30.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 38.9 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 59.8 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5 -
Length, Overall (in)
173.9 172.6 151.1
Height, Overall (in)
59.7 57.1 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 60 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 101.6 98.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 67.9 68
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 13.7 -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 8 10.2
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - 8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 11 11
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 11.9 11.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 33.5 35.4
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65TR15 P175/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P185/65TR15 P175/65HR15
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 2767 2948
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 410 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90 150
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 112 @ 4500 162 @ 1480
Engine Order Code
LUV NA NA
Displacement
1.4L/83 1.6 L/97 1.5 L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 120 @ 6300 134 @ 4500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 41 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 33 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 36 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 - 5.90
Trans Type
6 1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 3.20
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 2.82 14.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 - 9.28
Trans Order Code
MH8 NA 2TF
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 - 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 - 4.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD Auto-Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 - 2.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 2.68 - 0.39 15.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - 2.07
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic Kia Rio MINI Convertible
Body Style
Sedan Sedan Convertible
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 4.9 5.6
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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