Best in Class 2012 Economy Car: Chevrolet Sonic
Owners of the all-new Chevrolet Sonic give the car top ratings in twelve of forty-eight attributes in AutoPacific’s 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Award research. Sonic gets top marks for Feel of Interior Fabrics and Materials, Interior Storage, Power and Acceleration, Handling, Ride, Quietness, Controls Have a Quality Feel and Operation, Instrument Layout, Wheel Size and Style, Infotainment Technology, Advanced Powertrain Technology, Collision Avoidance Technology. With a possible high score of 5.0, Sonic owners rated the car at 4.6 rating points or higher in Overall Satisfaction and Reliable/Dependable. Characteristically, Economy Cars do not score highly in many attributes, but Sonic has achieved ratings solid enough to win its class. The lowest ratings by Sonic owners are for Cupholder Design and Size and Rear Seat Comfort.