When we compare the Chevrolet Sonic's and the Chevrolet Aveo's specifications and ratings, the Chevrolet Sonic has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. The Chevrolet Aveo has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Chevrolet Sonic's and the Chevrolet Aveo's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Chevrolet Sonic vs. Chevrolet Aveo Pricing
A used 2020 Chevrolet Sonic ranges from $13,912 to $20,575 while a used 2011 Chevrolet Aveo is priced between $3,478 to $10,539.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Chevrolet Sonic’s base engine makes 138 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Aveo base engine makes 108 horsepower. The Sonic is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 415 miles. The Aveo is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 420 miles. This gives the Chevrolet Aveo the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Chevrolet Sonic. The Sonic uses regular unleaded, and the Aveo uses gasoline.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Chevrolet Sonic has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front leg room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, and cargo space. The Chevrolet Aveo has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front shoulder room and rear leg room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Chevrolet Sonic has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.