2017 Chevrolet Sonic Performance Capabilities


For a number of years now, drivers all over have been looking to the Chevy Sonic when they’re in the market for a small sedan and hatchback that can do more for less. With two different ECOTEC engines on offer, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic boasts confident output, strong fuel economy numbers, and confident driving dynamics that are great for daily driving. Opt for the available turbocharged engine to get 148 lb-ft of torque and an EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway. No matter which way you go, though, you’ll enjoy sure-footed performance and personality from the Sonic. Take it for a spin at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

Powertrain Options


You’ll have two different engines to choose from when you opt for the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, both of which come standard with front-wheel drive and electronic fuel injection. Here’s a closer look at both of them:

  • ECOTEC 1.8L Four-Cylinder Engine: Standard on the LS and LT trim levels of the Chevy Sonic, this 1.8L four-cylinder engine is offered with a five-speed manual transmission with a hill hold feature, as well as a six-speed automatic. It makes 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque, and it’s capable of getting up to an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 26 mpg city with the manual transmission. The automatic gets an EPA-estimated 35 mpg highway and 24 mpg city.
  • ECOTEC Turbocharged 1.4L Four-Cylinder Engine: Available on the LT trim and standard on the Premier level is a turbocharged 1.4L inline-four engine, as well as a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission. This setup gives you a more robust output of 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque, as well as up to an impressive EPA-estimated 40 mpg highway and 29 mpg city with the manual transmission. If you go with the automatic, you’ll get an EPA-estimated 37 mpg highway and 27 mpg city.

Compliant, Comfortable Handling

The 2017 Chevy Sonic strikes the perfect balance between sporty handling and daily driving comfort. Every model comes standard with a MacPherson Strut front suspension and a Torsion Beam rear suspension. You’ll also get confident stopping thanks to the front disc brakes, as well as a four-wheel Antilock Brake System (ABS).

Get Behind the Wheel of the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic

Whether you’re getting a car for a teen driver, looking for a practical car for your commute, or purchasing the car you’ll take to college, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic has the kind of performance and fuel economy numbers that will inspire confidence and save you money at the tank. Before choosing your next small car, come in for a test drive of the new Sonic at Tom Gill Chevrolet, your Cincinnati-area Chevrolet dealership at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. Contact us online or give us a call at (855) 977-0189 at any time.