Nissan Versa vs. Chevrolet Sonic

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Red

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$11,889 - $14,540
$11,486 - $14,351

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.22 / 5
65 Reviews
4.62 / 5
37 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
109 hp
138 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.6L DOHC 16
ECOTEC 1.8L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 - 41.8 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.8 in.
38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37 - 38.3 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

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

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
99.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Length

Length
163.7 - 175.4 in.
173.9 in.

Width

Width
66.7 in.
68.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2404 - 2460 .lbs
2773 - 2837 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
109 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
107 ft. lbs.
125 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
.lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.8 gal.
12.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
29 - 38 mpg
26 - 35 mpg

City

City
27 - 31 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

Highway

Highway
36 - 39 mpg
34 - 35 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear 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
Nissan Versa Note - Nissan Versa Sedan
Chevrolet Sonic

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback, Hatchback 2018.5, Sedan, Sedan 2018.5
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars - Mid-Size Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.2 - 94.1 ft³.
90.3 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2404 - 2460 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
30 - 34 mpg.
4

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
27 - 31 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
36 - 39 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
34 - 35 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
1.6 L/98
6.1 - 6.3

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
LUW - LWE

Trans Type

Trans Type
1 - 5
Gas I4

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD - Manual w/OD
1.8L/110

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.73 - 4.01 - 0.55
Electronic Fuel Injection

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.55 - 3.77
M26 - MH9

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.75 - 4.07
5 - 6

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
470
Automatic - Manual

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 - 5.9
3.73 - 4.50

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110
2.14 - 2.90

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
1.41 - 1.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05
1.12 - 1.45

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
0.89 - 1.00

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.39
0.70

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
2.94 - 3.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03
N/A in.

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
3.47 - 3.94

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82
438

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P185/65HR15
100

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P185/65HR15
MacPherson Strut

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
w/Coil Springs

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
w/Coil Springs

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Q1H - RKJ

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Q1H - RKJ

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
ZAD

Spare Wheel Material

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

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.2 - 34.8 ft.
T115/70R16

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
15 - 17 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
15 - 17 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Aluminum - Steel

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10 in.
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
8 in.
Electric Pwr Steering

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
8 in.
N/A ft.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.8 gal.
Pwr

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.8 - 40.8 in.
4-Wheel

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 - 41.8 in.
Yes

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
10.8 x 1.0 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
48.1 - 48.5 in.
Yes

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.6 - 38 in.
9.0 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37 - 38.3 in.
12.2 gal.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.9 in.
38.70 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
46.2 - 48.8 in.
41.80 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.4 in.
53.40 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
163.7 - 175.4 in.
51.40 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
66.7 in.
37.80 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
59.6 - 60.5 in.
53.00 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
58.3 in.
34.60 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
58.5 in.
51.60 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
18.8 ft³.
99.40 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
38.3 ft³.
173.90 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.9 ft³.
68.30 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Versa
59.70 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
59.40 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback - Sedan
59.40 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.6
14.9 ft³.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Sonic

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Subcompact

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
Sedan

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
1.8