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MSRP: $14,170 - $21,610
Invoice: $13,816 - $20,530
MPG: 26 City / 35 Hwy
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Chevrolet Sonic Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINERecall Date: 09/26/2013
  • Summary: General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Sonic vehicles manufactured August 2, 2013, through August 12, 2013. Due to insufficient welds, the front fuel tank strap bracket may separate from the vehicle.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,558
  • Consequence: If the front fuel tank strap bracket separates, the increased load may lead to the failure of the other tank support. As a result, the fuel tank may come loose from the vehicle causing a fuel leak. A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fire.
  • Remedy: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front fuel tank strap bracket, and repair it as necessary, free of charge. The recall will begin in early November 2013. Owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300. GM's recall campaign number is 13296.
  • Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V464000

Reliability

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Warranty

Chevrolet covers the 2014 Sonic with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty.

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