According to the latest reports, 2018 Chevrolet Sonic will come completely redesigned and reengineered. Although this nameplate is present for about five years, this model is known around the world for more than 15 years. It is a small, subcompact car, which is internationally known as Chevrolet Aveo. Sonic nameplate appeared later, and it is used for some specific markets, such as North America, Mexico, Middle East etc. Next year, we will probably see a next-generation model, according to rumors. The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic will come completely redesigned, with plenty of changes and novelties in all aspects. New model is expected to come in the second half of next year. As we already mentioned, GM plans to redesign this model in near future.
2018 Chevrolet Sonic redesign
The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic is expected to come with plenty of changes. Many reports say that this could happen already next year. This shouldn’t surprise you, since smaller models of GM usually have shorter production cycle, compared to those bigger ones. So, what to expect from this redesign. The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic will come with new platform. It is expected that new model will feature a bit larger dimensions, which should provide higher level of comfort inside. Also, some weight savings are expected, thanks to the use of light materials. Just like current model 2018 Chevy Sonic will come in two body styles – 4-door sedan and 5-door hatchback. New model will come with new, more attractive look, which will be adapted to the brand’s latest design language. Inside, besides more space, we also expect to see new styling of cabin, and also many new advanced features, in all aspects.
2018 Chevrolet Sonic under the hood
Current model is available with two engines. Those are 1.8 liter unit with 138 horses, and 1.4 liter engine, which has around 140 horsepower. Destiny of these engines is still unknown, but it all indicated that one of them will be discontinued, and that will probably be a 1.8 liter unit. It is expected that 2018 Chevrolet Sonic will receive GM’s new 1.5 liter engine, which is good for about 160 horsepower and 185 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Sonic release date and price
Finally 2018 Chevrolet Sonic is expected to come somewhere in the second half of next year. When it is about price, it is expected that base model will go around 15.000 dollars.