Ford Fiesta vs. Chevrolet Sonic

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$14,205 - $14,505
$15,295 - $16,520

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.33 / 5
86 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
120 hp
138 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L Ti
ECOTEC 1.8L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
31.2 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 - 37.2 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.8 cu. ft.
14.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel

Tire Width

Tire Width
P185/60HR15
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98 in.
99.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.4 ft.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Length

Length
159.7 - 173.6 in.
173.9 in.

Width

Width
67.8 in.
68.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2537 - 2616 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
120 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
112 ft. lbs.
125 ft. lbs.

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
12.4 gal.
12.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
31 mpg
30 - 31 mpg

City

City
27 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

Highway

Highway
35 - 37 mpg
34 - 35 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Fiesta
Chevrolet Sonic

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback - Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
85.1 ft³.
90.3 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2537 - 2616 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 - 31 mpg.
4

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
35 - 37 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99J
34 - 35 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
6.1 - 6.3

Displacement

Displacement
1.6 L/97
LUW - LWE

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gas I4

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44A
1.8L/110

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
Electronic Fuel Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD
M26 - MH9

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.85 - 3.92
5 - 6

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 - 2.43
Automatic - Manual

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 - 1.44
3.73 - 4.50

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 - 1.02
2.14 - 2.90

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 - 0.87
1.41 - 1.91

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70
1.12 - 1.45

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.51 - 3.61
0.89 - 1.00

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.90 - 4.07
0.70

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
500
2.94 - 3.31

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 - 5.8
N/A in.

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
3.47 - 3.94

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
438

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
100

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
MacPherson Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/60HR15
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/60HR15
w/Coil Springs

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
w/Coil Springs

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 6 in.
Q1H - RKJ

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 6 in.
Q1H - RKJ

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
ZAD

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
T115/70R16

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
15 - 17 in.

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.4 ft.
15 - 17 in.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
Aluminum - Steel

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Aluminum - Steel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Electric Pwr Steering

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 in.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
7.9 in.
N/A ft.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Pwr

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
7.9 in.
4-Wheel

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.4 gal.
Yes

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
10.8 x 1.0 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
52.7 in.
9.0 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
50.6 in.
12.2 gal.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 - 37.2 in.
38.70 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
31.2 in.
41.80 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
49 in.
53.40 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
49.2 in.
51.40 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
98 in.
37.80 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
159.7 - 173.6 in.
53.00 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.8 in.
34.60 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58 - 58.1 in.
51.60 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
57.7 in.
99.40 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
57.7 in.
173.90 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
14.9 ft³.
68.30 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
25.4 ft³.
59.70 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
12.8 ft³.
59.40 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Fiesta
59.40 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
14.9 ft³.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback - Sedan
Sonic

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.6
Subcompact

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Sedan

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
1.8

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
DOHC

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
iron