2016 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2016 Chevrolet Spark
The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic and the 2016 Chevrolet Spark prove that an affordable car can still offer high quality features and be fun to drive. Both have an MSRP that starts below $15,000. They each come equipped with lots of features and capabilities that will surprise and excite, as well. If you’re looking for a new car to drive in Glendale Heights or Bloomingdale, both of these models deserve your consideration. Find out how they compare, and check out each in person at Sunrise Chevrolet.
Each Car at a Glance
2016 Chevrolet Sonic
- Available as either a stylish sedan or a roomy hatchback
- EPA Fuel efficiency ratings as high as 29 mpg city and 40 mpg highway
- 14.9 cubic feet of cargo space in the sedan, and a max cargo volume of 47.7 cubic feet in the hatchback
2016 Chevrolet Spark
- MSRP starting at an affordable $12,660.
- EPA-estimated fuel economy of 30 mpg city and 41 mpg highway with the standard engine.
- Equipped with standard safety features like a rearview camera, OnStar telematics, and head curtain side-impact airbags.
Performance for the City and Highway
The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic has only one available engine. It’s a 1.4L four-cylinder that puts out 98 hp and 94 lb-ft of torque, which is a substantial increase over last year’s model. EPA Fuel efficiency is rated at a strong 30 mpg city and 41 mpg highway. A five-speed manual transmission comes standard, but a continuously variable transmission is also available.
the 2016 Chevy Sonic
Features to Improve Every Drive
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark is equipped standard with a tilt-adjustable steering wheel, the OnStar system, solar-absorbing glass, a rear spoiler, and a stereo that has a USB port and auxiliary jack. Higher in the trim ladder, you will also find cruise control, satellite radio, remote keyless entry, and available advanced safety features.
the 2016 Chevy Sonic offers many features
Room for Passengers and Cargo
The 2016 Chevrolet Spark has seating for four adults and a cabin that measures 83.0 cubic feet. The cargo area holds 11.1 cubic feet of space with the rear seat up and 27.2 cubic feet with the rear seat down.
the spacious interior of the 2016 Chevy Sonic
Find the Right New Car for You
The 2016, Chevrolet Spark, by contrast, is smaller, offers less power, and has a more limited number of features. The trade off is that it gets better gas mileage and costs thousands of dollars less. If you are looking to stretch your car-buying budget and rarely travel with people in the back seat, the Spark is one of the best values on the market right now.
the 2016 Chevy Sonic up close
Trust the Team at Sunrise Chevrolet for Your Next Car
Still trying to make up your mind? Why not plan a trip from Bloomingdale to visit Sunrise Chevrolet and go for a tour and test drive of both models? We are conveniently located at 414 North Avenue in Glendale Heights, IL, which is just 10 minutes away and easy to reach off of Glen Ellyn Road. Count on our professional staff to answer all your questions and help you find the very best option for you needs, wants, and budget. Please contact us with any questions.