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LS Sedan LS Manual


Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.00 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100


EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.0


Engine Type Gas I4
Engine Order Code LUV
Engine Order Code LWE
Engine Order Code LUW
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 1.4L/83
Displacement 1.8L/110
Displacement 1.8L/110
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 6300
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3800

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.30
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.90
Wheelbase (in) 99.40
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.40
Height, Overall (in) 59.70
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.40
Length, Overall (in) 173.10

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 37.6
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.60
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.00
Second Leg Room (in) 34.60
Second Head Room (in) 37.80
Front Hip Room (in) 51.40
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.40
Front Leg Room (in) 41.80
Front Head Room (in) 38.70
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26


Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
Steering Type Electric Pwr Steering


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style Sedan


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam


Rear Tire Size P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code QLG
Front Tire Order Code Q1H
Rear Tire Order Code QLG
Rear Tire Order Code Q1H
Front Tire Size P205/55R16
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.12
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.96
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.73
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code M26
Trans Order Code MZ4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.65
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.54
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89


EPA Classification Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2727


Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum

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