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LS Sedan LS Manual


Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x - TBD -

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9

Cooling System

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


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


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.3


SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code LUV
Engine Order Code LWE
Engine Order Code LUW
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 1.4L/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 125 @ 3800

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.40
Track Width, Front (in) 59.40
Height, Overall (in) 59.70
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.30
Length, Overall (in) 173.90
Wheelbase (in) 99.40

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2

Interior Dimensions

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


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28


Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1
Steering Type Electric Pwr Steering


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style Sedan


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


Spare Tire Size T115/70R16
Front Tire Order Code RKJ
Front Tire Order Code Q1H
Rear Tire Order Code RKJ
Rear Tire Order Code Q1H
Spare Tire Order Code ZAD
Front Tire Size P205/50R17
Front Tire Size P195/65R15
Rear Tire Size P205/50R17
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15


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


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
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
Clutch Size (in) N/A
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.55
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.61
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.12


Number of Passenger Doors 4
EPA Classification Compact Cars

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2773


Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -