Chevrolet Sonic Recalled Over Missing Brake Pads

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Chevrolet Sonic Recalled Over Missing Brake Pads
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Chevy is recalling certain 2012 Sonics, manufactured between June 2, 2011,through November 21, 2011 because of brake system issues. The recall was issued because the front inner or outer brake pad might be missing from the Sonic, which can cause a loss in brake system power and result in a collision. There is an estimated total… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Gives 3-Day Sonic Test Drive To People With Social Media Klout

Chevrolet Gives 3-Day Sonic Test Drive To People With Social Media Klout
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Chevrolet is using social media as a “sampling source”, so if you’ve got some pull on social media hubs, you could be sampling the Chevy Sonic for three days. Working with Klout, a company that rates and ranks a person’s “social influence,” Chevrolet is trying out a new kind of sampling program for people with… Continue Reading...

Finalists For Motor Press Guild Vehicle Of The Year Award Announced

Finalists For Motor Press Guild Vehicle Of The Year Award Announced
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This is the first year the Southern California-based Motor Press Guild (MPG) is handing out its Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year (VOTY) Award, and the list of finalists has just been released. Chosen by a panel of 18 MPG journalist members who routinely drive and review cars, the final five finalists will be… Continue Reading...

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Receives 35-MPG Rating For 1.8L Engine, 1.4L Gets 40-MPG

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Receives 35-MPG Rating For 1.8L Engine, 1.4L Gets 40-MPG
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According to the EPA, the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic will receive a lower rating than GM’s optimistic 40-mpg figure. The standard model with a five-speed manual transmission, powered by a 1.8L four-cylinder with 135-hp is getting an EPA-estimated 26/35/29-mpg rating for city/highway/combined. The six-speed automatic transmission is just slightly less at 25/35/28-mpg. The 1.4L turbocharged four-cylider… Continue Reading...

New York 2011: Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Live Photos

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New York 2011: Chevrolet Sonic Z-Spec Live Photos
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The Chevrolet Sonic actually looks like a good vehicle, and not just in relative terms to the outgoing Aveo that it replaces. In a classic case of misplaced good intentions, Chevrolet decided to take things up a level with their Sonic Z-Spec package, that combines questionable visual patterns with the color palette of a Creamsicle…. Continue Reading...

Detroit 2011: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback and Sedan World Premiere

Detroit 2011: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Hatchback and Sedan World Premiere
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Originally launched at the Paris Auto Show as the new Chevrolet Aveo, General Motors is rebranding the car as the Sonic. With the Aveo name hardly revered in the industry it’s more than just a smart marketing move, giving an all-new name to an all-new car. Debuting at the Detroit Auto Show today in both… Continue Reading...