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  • 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

    #10 in 2012 Subcompact Cars

  • 2012 Kia Rio

    #6 in 2012 Subcompact Cars

  • 2012 Mazda Mazda2

    #4 in 2012 Subcompact Cars

  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $13,865
    • $13,400
    • $14,530
    • Avg. Paid
    • $5,272
    • $6,062
    • $6,340

    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 8.5 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.2 /10
    • 9.1 /10
    • Performance
    • 8.0 /10
    • 7.9 /10
    • 8.8 /10
    • Interior
    • 7.9 /10
    • 8.4 /10
    • 7.4 /10
    • Cost to Own
    • 9.6 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • 9.6 /10
    • Safety
    • 9.7 /10
    • 8.9 /10
    • 9.3 /10
    • Reliability
    • 2.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5
    • 3.0 /5

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Simple dashboard controls
      • Nimble handling
      • Comfortable ride
      • Great fuel economy
      • High-quality interior
      • Supportive front seats
      • Nimble handling
    • Cons
      • Poor fuel economy in base model
      • Firm ride in SX trim
      • Small cargo hold

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 1.8L/110
    • Gas I4 1.6L/97
    • Gas I4 1.5L/91
    • MPG
    • 26 City / 35 Hwy
    • 29 City / 37 Hwy
    • 29 City / 35 Hwy
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    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 4 Door Sedan
    • Sedan
    • 4 Door HB
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 99.4
    • 101.2
    • 98.0
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 173.1
    • 171.9
    • 155.5
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 68.3
    • 67.7
    • 66.7
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 59.7
    • 57.3
    • 58.1
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Doors & Windows
    • Rear Defrost
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Windows
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 2727
    • 2403
    • 2306
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Front Performance
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear All-Season
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    •  
    •  
    • Standard
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Steel Wheels
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Wheel Covers
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard

    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Auxiliary Pwr Outlet
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Auto-Off Headlights
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Front Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Rear Reading Lamps
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Adjustable Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Steering Wheel Controls
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Navigation from Telematics
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Trip Computer
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Remote Trunk Release
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Universal Garage Door Opener
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • Electrochromic rearview mirror
    •  
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Heated Mirrors
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Power Mirrors
    •  
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 5
    • 5
    • 5
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 90.4
    • 88.4
    • 87.1
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • 38.7
    • 40.0
    • 39.1
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • 41.8
    • 43.8
    • 42.6
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 53.4
    • 53.1
    • 52.8
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • 51.4
    • 52.1
    • - TBD -
    • Second Head Room (in.)
    • 37.8
    • 37.6
    • 37.0
    • Second Leg Room (in.)
    • 34.6
    • 31.1
    • 33.0
    • Second Shoulder Room (in.)
    • 53.0
    • 52.1
    • 51.2
    • Second Hip Room (in.)
    • 51.6
    • 51.2
    • - TBD -
    • Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
    •  
    •  
    • 27.8
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • 14.9
    • 13.7
    •  
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • CD Player
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Equalizer
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • MP3 Player
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Satellite Radio
    • Optional
    • Standard
    •  
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Navigation & Communication
    • Onboard Hands-Free Communications System
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Wireless Cell Phone Hookup
    •  
    •  
    • Optional
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Pass-Through Rear Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 2nd Row Bench Seat
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Head Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Front Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Side Air Bag
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    •  
    • Standard
    •  
    • Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Brake Assist
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Electronic Stability Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    •  
    •  
    • Child Safety Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Emergency Trunk Release
    • Standard
    • Standard
    •  
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 1.8L/110
    • 1.6L/97
    • 1.5L/91
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 138 @ 6300
    • 138 @ 6300
    • 100 @ 6000
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 125 @ 3800
    • 123 @ 4850
    • 98 @ 4000
    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Turning diameter
    • 34.5
    • 33.5
    • 32.2
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 26
    • 29
    • 29
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 35
    • 37
    • 35
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 12.2
    • 11.4
    • 11.3
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • MacPherson Strut
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Torsion Beam
    • Torsion Beam
    • Torsion Beam Axle
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    •  
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    •  
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 5-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    •  
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    •  
    • Standard
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