2016 Chevrolet Sonic vs 2016 Ford Fiesta

2016 Chevy sonic

2016 Chevrolet Sonic

Ford Fiesta

2016 Ford Fiesta

The subcompact segment has become one of the most exciting and varied in the entire automotive market. Drivers are discovering that you don’t have to pay a lot to get a car the is surprisingly spacious, great on gas, and loaded with the best of today’s features. To help you pick the right model for your needs, the team at Tom Gill Chevrolet has compared the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic with the 2016 Ford Fiesta. Dive into the numbers, and then get a closer look at the Sonic at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, just 15 minutes from the heart of Cincinnati.


The difference in price between the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic and the 2016 Ford Fiesta may be small, but why not save every penny you can?

  • 2016 Chevrolet Sonic Price: MSRP from $14,345
  • 2016 Ford Fiesta Price: MSRP from $14,580


The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic proves that a subcompact car doesn’t have to feel small when you are trying to pass on the highway or have some fun behind the wheel. The standard engine on the Sonic is a 1.8L four-cylinder that puts out 138 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, standard power on the 2016 Ford Fiesta comes from a 1.6L four-cylinder that puts out 120 hp and 121 lb-ft of torque.


A car is more than just a cockpit for the driver. When you want to bring friends, family, and plenty of cargo along all at the same time, you will feel a lot less cramped in the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic. It interior volume measures at 105.2 cubic feet, which means that even with all seats occupied, everyone can ride comfortably. You also have an ample trunk with 14.9 cubic feet to work with. The 2016 Ford Fiesta, on the other hand, has an interior volume of just 97.9 cubic feet. Plus, the amount of space dedicated for cargo falls far short at 12.8 cubic feet, creating limitations you will be forced to work around.


Even for the modest MSRP of the introductory trim, the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic comes standard with some of the most powerful pieces of technology in the industry. Its exclusive OnStar telematics system, for example, can do it all. This innovative system gives you turn-by-turn navigation, enables handsfree calling, unlocks your car when your keys are inside, and helps you out with roadside assistance. It also serves as a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot that seven devices can connect to at once.

Get More from the 2016 Chevrolet Sonic at Tom Gill Chevrolet

The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic may be a small car, but It provides big value. Take a tour and test drive at Tom Gill Chevrolet, located at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. To reach us from Cincinnati, just take I-71 South to exit 181, and look for us across the highway from the City of Florence Golf Course. Contact us with questions before you arrive!