Chevrolet Sonic Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Not really reliable enough

Model Year:

2020

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Sonic

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:OliviaM

Pros:None to say

Cons:Transmission lagging

Money pit

Model Year:

2012

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Sonic

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Jeeper

Pros:Heated seats

Cons:Bad gas mileage for the size and rides rough

No quality

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Sonic

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Kick flipper

Pros:Sporty look and decent mpg’s

Cons:Cheap components , cheap paint, costly maintenance

Full of problems

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Sonic

Complaint Resolution:

Yes, by the dealer

Review submitted by:GetAfterIt

Pros:Decent Price, Great gas mileage, neato features

Cons:Cheaply Made, Poor overall interior design

Was great...for a year...

Model Year:

2013

Manufacturer:

Chevrolet

Model:

Sonic

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Review submitted by:Leyken

Pros:Cute interior, Sporty Look

Cons:Not reliable, speakers don't sound great.

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