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Compare 2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2020 MINI Cooper

2020 Chevrolet Sonic
2020 MINI Cooper
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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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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
$26,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,720
$28,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$279 / month
$473 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.7
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 Mini Cooper is a fun and funky small hatchback that trades practicality and value for character and quality.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg -
Highway
34 mpg -
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53 39.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.4 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 30.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 51
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.3 76.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.7 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
99.4 98.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.3 68
Track Width, Front (in)
59.4 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
173.9 151.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.9 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x 1.0 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.2 11.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.5 35.4
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Steering Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAD NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
Q1H NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 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 2948
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
438 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
138 @ 4900 134 @ 4500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-3
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
148 @ 1850 162 @ 1480
Engine Order Code
LUV NA
Displacement
1.4L/83 1.5 L/91
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 3.20
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.94 14.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.96 9.28
Trans Order Code
MH8 2TF
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.23 3.79
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 4.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 2.56
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.58 15.74
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 5.90
Trans Type
6 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.07
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Convertible
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Sonic MINI Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.2 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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