2015 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2015 Toyota Yaris

2015 Chevrolet Sonic

2015 Chevrolet Sonic

2015 Toyota Yaris

2015 Toyota Yaris

The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic blends the carrying capacity of a hatchback with a surprisingly sporty engine and a long list of standard features. Plus, it is available at a price that makes it accessible to a wide swath of Florence and Cincinnati car buyers. This car is a great choice for a new driver, a family looking for a third vehicle, or anyone in the market for a great value. Find out how the latest Sonic compares to the 2015 Toyota Yaris, then head from Cincinnati to check it out in person at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence.

Performance

The 2015 Chevrolet Sonic may be a smaller car, but that doesn’t mean it can’t produce the speed and power necessary to make it a lot of fun to drive. The standard engine is a 1.8L four-cylinder that puts out 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. Also available is a turbocharged 1.4L four-cylinder that puts out 138 hp with an impressive 148 lb-ft of torque. That engine can propel the Sonic from 0 to 60 mph in a speedy 8.8 seconds.

Only one engine is available for the Yaris, a 1.5L four-cylinder that puts out a meager 106 hp and 103 lb-ft of torque. In a four-door configuration, this engine took a full 9.5 seconds to reach 60 mph.

Safety

Florence and Cincinnati drivers can confidently go anywhere in the Sonic knowing that they are backed up by top crash test scores. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2015 Sonic an overall five star safety score while the 2015 Toyota Yaris only received four stars.

Cargo Space

Pack everything you need into the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic and you are likely to have extra space to work with. Make use of 19 cubic feet of space behind the rear seat of the Sonic whereas the Yaris you’ll only have to make do with 15.6 cubic feet.

Features

Every trim of the Sonic comes equipped with one feature that you won’t find on any trim of the Yaris: OnStar. This advanced telematics system improves safety and security significantly. But what is most exciting is that it also doubles as a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection that up to seven devices can connect to simultaneously and enjoy high-speed internet access from anywhere.

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To review, the Sonic has a better engine, better safety scores, more cargo room, and cool exclusive features. This is clearly the vehicle you would rather be driving. Find out just how impressive it is by visiting Tom Gill Chevrolet at 7830 Commerce Dr, Florence, KY. To visit us from Cincinnati, make your way down I-75 and look for us right across from the City of Florence Golf Course.