Toyota Prius c vs. Chevrolet Sonic

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$19,363 - $22,176
$11,621 - $14,516

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.77 / 5
22 Reviews
4.62 / 5
37 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
99 hp
138 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L 4
ECOTEC 1.8L Variable Valve Timing DOHC 4

Interior Features

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
41.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
38.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35 in.
34.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
14.9 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 in.
99.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
31.4 ft.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Length

Length
159.8 in.
173.9 in.

Width

Width
67.5 in.
68.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2530 .lbs
2773 - 2837 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
99 hp
138 hp

Torque

Torque
82 ft. lbs.
125 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
Not Available
.lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
9.5 gal.
12.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
24 - 22 mpg
26 - 35 mpg

City

City
48 mpg
25 - 26 mpg

Highway

Highway
43 mpg
34 - 35 mpg

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius c
Chevrolet Sonic

Body Style

Body Style
Hatchback
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
87.4 ft³.
90.3 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2530 lbs.
2773 - 2837 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
46 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
48 mpg.
25 - 26 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
43 mpg.
34 - 35 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4
Gas I4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
1.8L/110

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Electronic Fuel Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
5 - 6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic - Manual

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8
6.1 - 6.3

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam
Semi-Independent Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P175/65HR15
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P175/65HR15
P195/65R15 - P205/50R17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
T115/70R16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5 in.
15 - 17 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5 in.
15 - 17 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Electric Pwr Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
31.4 ft.
34.5 - 36.1 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
Pwr

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10 in.
10.8 x 1.0 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in.
Not Available

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9 in.
9.0 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
9.5 gal.
12.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.6 in.
38.70 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
41.80 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
52.3 in.
53.40 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
51 in.
51.40 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37 in.
37.80 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35 in.
34.60 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
51.7 in.
53.00 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
50.8 in.
51.60 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
100.4 in.
99.40 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
159.8 in.
173.90 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.5 in.
68.30 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.7 in.
59.70 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
58.5 in.
59.40 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
58.1 in.
59.40 in.

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
17.1 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Prius
Sonic

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Subcompact
Subcompact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Hatchback
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
1.8

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4