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2020 Chevrolet Sonic LS Sedan FWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$20,025
Invoice
$18,923
Average Price Paid
$17,853
825 listings nationwide

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2020 Chevrolet Sonic
LS Sedan FWD
MSRP
$16,720
Invoice
$16,119
Average Price Paid
$15,855
84 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$18,677
Good Price
$16,791
Great Price
$15,713
2020 Chevrolet Sonic
LS Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$16,331
Good Price
$15,398
Great Price
$14,864

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Matt Smith Test Drive Review:

Everybody knows somebody who owns or has owned a Toyota Corolla. Thanks to a deserved reputation for affordability, reliability, and efficiency, the Corolla is what comes to mind when ...

2020 Chevrolet Sonic
LS Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Chevrolet Sonic, offered as both a hatchback and a sedan, occupies the same subcompact segment as the Honda Fit, Kia Rio, and Toyota Yaris. It continues into 2020 relatively unchan...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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Specs

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
2020 Chevrolet Sonic
LS Sedan FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
138 hp @ 4,900 RPM
Torque
--
148 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
2.85 in x 3.25 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard --
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42 in 41.8 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 34.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 14.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 173.9 in
Width 70.1 in 68.3 in
Height 56.5 in 59.7 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 99.4 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
2020 Chevrolet Sonic
LS Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Kinetic Blue Metallic
  • Mosaic Black Metallic
  • Nightfall Gray Metallic
  • Red Hot
  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • LPO, 17" (43.2 CM) Painted Silver Wheels
  • LPO, 17" (43.2 CM) Painted White Wheels

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