Research 2020 Chevrolet Sonic specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

LS Sedan LS Auto


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

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -


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


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.2


Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 148 @ 1850
Engine Order Code LUV
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4
Displacement 1.4L/83
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 138 @ 4900

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 173.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4
Height, Overall (in) 59.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3
Wheelbase (in) 99.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.2

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 41.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.8
Front Hip Room (in) 51.4


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26


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


Vehicle Name Chevrolet Sonic
Body Style Sedan


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


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


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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.94
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.96
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.58
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code MH8


EPA Classification Compact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors 4

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2857


Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -