2017 Chevrolet Sonic Comes With Fresh Exterior And New Tech
Chevrolet debuted its 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, which has a fun and sportier take on the brand’s small car variant. It does not only offer a fresh-looking exterior with LED signature lighting, but newer and bigger technologies as well such as the MyLink system with the segment-exclusive Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.
The styling is complementary to the comfort and convenience the new 2017 Chevrolet Sonic is promising in its features such as a heated steering wheel and a standard 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen for the new MyLink system. As for the additional safety package, there’s a new Rear Assist technology in the 2017 Sonic.
Steve Majoros, director of marketing at Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers, said that the styling of the 2017 Sonic markets it as fun, dynamic and efficient in the small car industry. Not to mention that it’s also affordable compared to some of its competition—Cruze, Bolt EV and 2017 Trax, Majoros added.
He said this is an important segment for Chevrolet because it will give the company a chance to prove itself serious in this particular variant, especially to new buyers.
On the outside, the 2017 Sonic has a new hood, new front fascia, new lighting elements, projector-beam headlamps, LED daytime running lamps, and new rear fascia.
The 2017 Sonic will be offered in LS, LT and Premier trims on sedan medals. There will also be a hatchback model in RS guise for LT and Premier trims. The sedan can also opt for an RS package.
Buyers can also choose new 15-, 16- or 17-inch wheel designs and four new exterior colors—Orange Burst Metallic, Brimstone, Cajun Red Tintcoat and Arctic Blue Metallic.
Under the hood, it would have the standard Ecotec 1.8L engine, which promises fuel efficiency, and boats of 138HP. It also packs a six speed automatic or manual transmission.
The 2017 Chevrolet Sonic will make its debut at the New York Auto Show next week.