2017 Chevy Sonic EV, RS Hatchback

Friday, March 4th 2016 | Chevrolet


Presumably just a year ahead, Chevrolet has nearly in a plan to introduce the forth coming sonic generation to the world automobile. Few details leaked to public indicates that this new model will get several upgrades and advancements. Despite no official detail rendered, 2017 Chevy Sonic will be built up on the second generation of GM’s hybrid reckoned as G2SC that is popular in US. The new hybrid Chevy Sonic model will come to beat its rivalry with Ford Fiesta, Hyundai Accent, Toyota Yaris, and Honda Fit particularly the current top Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Spark.

2017 Chevy Sonic RS
2017 Chevy Sonic Redesign

Improvements

The company is reported to adopt the shorter version of D2XX type for the car’s new platform. This should impact the car as having the lighter weight and slimmer body construction. The front part of the car will featured with a completely new quad-headlights. The hexagonal grille, hood and bumpers seem to be undergoing a major redesigns to bring the aerodynamic styling. Some speculations show that the 2017 Chevy Sonic design is most likely similar to the new Chevy Cruze but the Sonic is expected to come with several high-tech tools. The inside part is seen to maintain its minimalistic style but with an air conditioning system and a single LCD screen behind the steering wheel for providing driver’s information. Akin to its predecessors, the current model will be ready in two options, sedan and hatchback. Hence, the buyers might be favored to have more choices.

Engine Platform

The information unveiling the car’s engine is scarce and not more than just a rumor. Above all, it is definitely interesting to see that the automaker is ready to engage the car with a lithium-ion battery pack produced by LG Chen Cells, by which LG is Chevrolet’s long planned manufacturer lithium ion battery. The current powertrain of 1.2 liter 4-cylinder is reported to be injected to the new 2017 Chevy Sonic car. This hybrid model will be attempting to offer the further reach at around 200 miles of all electric range. Additionally, the future arrangement for the company is how to reach the mileage to not exceed 100 mpg with the set engine.

2017 Chevy Sonic Release Date and Price

Car enthusiasts might predict that the Chevy new model will be officially released next year in one of the 2017 big auto shows. Similarly, the price information of the 2017 Chevy Sonic is not yet surely confirmed, but the estimation ranges from $36,000 and could go higher as the upcoming additional features offered.

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