2016 Chevy Sonic vs 2016 Ford Fiesta
If you need a capable urban or suburban runabout and don't want to spend a lot of money on your next new car, the subcompact class offers multiple features-rich options to suit any driver's budget. Rivals 2016 Chevy Sonic and 2016 Ford Fiesta square off in our small car comparison – but which offers drivers near Wichita, KS the best value?
Both of these subcompacts are available in either sedan or hatchback bodystyles, so drivers can add a few extra cargo cubes to their ride without breaking the bank. Both offer multiple engine options, so drivers can prioritize efficiency or performance. Overall, the 2016 Ford Fiesta competes well in the subcompact class with a distinct premium feel, but it simply can't match the utility and practicality of competitors like the 2016 Chevy Sonic. Head just nine miles east of high prices and Wichita, KS to Parks Chevrolet and we'll demonstrate not only the Sonic's superior cargo capacity, but also its refined road manners during a no-obligation test drive.
|2016 Chevy Sonic||vs||2016 Ford Fiesta|
|1.8L 4-cylinder||Engine||1.6L 4-cylinder|
|14.9 cu. ft.||Sedan Trunk Space||12.8 cu. ft.|
|47.7 cu. ft.||Hatchback Max. Cargo Space||26 cu. ft.|
As for the 2016 Fiesta, you'll find a standard 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine under the hood, plus a five-speed manual transmission that sends power to the front wheels. Also standard are: 15-inch wheels, power locks and mirrors, remote entry, A/C, an adjustable steering wheel and driver seat, Bluetooth, voice controls, six speakers, a CD player and USB and auxiliary audio inputs.
Powering the 2016 Chevy Sonic is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine making 138 horsepower paired with a five-speed manual transmission. This configuration returns 30 mpg in combined driving. Other staples of the entry-level LS model include: more cargo space than the Fiesta (regardless of bodystyle), 15-inch wheels, automatic headlamps, remote entry, A/C, an adjustable steering wheel and driver's seat, 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, Bluetooth, OnStar with 4G LTE Wi-Fi capability, four speakers and an auxiliary audio jack.
Learn more about the spacious and comfortable 2016 Sonic at Parks Chevrolet today. We offer online research tools that reflect our family-style shopping experience, plus low, upfront country pricing on each model in our online inventory. Start your search on our website, then travel just nine miles east of high prices and Wichita, KS to find your vehicle match!