J.D. Power

2013 Chevrolet Sonic

#2 in Small Car
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2013 Chevrolet Sonic Ratings
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Consumer Rating

The J.D. Power 100-Point Score is based on hundreds of thousands of independent and unbiased opinions of verified car owners.
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Out of 100

Quality & Reliability

Measures the level of defects, malfunctions, and design flaws experienced by vehicle owners. Covers the entire vehicle from engine to infotainment system. A higher rating means fewer problems.

Driving Experience

Owners' evaluation of the vehicle's design, performance, comfort, functionality, safety, and technology, comprise this rating. Newer and recently-redesigned vehicles tend to score better.


J.D. Power's forecast of depreciation (how much of its current value the vehicle will likely lose) over the next three years. Lower depreciation equals a higher rating.

Dealership Experience

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Owners' experience with this brand's dealerships during the purchase and service process make up this rating. Key factors include customer service, dealership facilities, and the quality of work.

Best Small Car of 2013

All J.D. Power rankings are powered by VIN verified vehicle owners. See ratings methodology.
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#2 Chevrolet Sonic

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Owners Like

Measured owner satisfaction with 2013 Chevrolet Sonic after 90-days of ownership.
  • Vehicle acceleration
  • Quietness of the vehicle interior
  • Styling of gauges and instruments

Owners Don't Like

The problems experienced by owners of the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic during the first 90-days of ownership.
  • Transmission smoothness
  • Forward visibility
  • The vehicle's heating and air conditioning

Performance Specs

MPG City

25 - 27


33 - 35




5 speed, Manual, 6 speed, Automatic, 6 speed, Manual


Gas I4, Turbocharged Gas I4


Front Wheel Drive

Available Trims

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J.D. Power Award Winner

Performance Award Winner

Awarded to the models with the highest owner ratings for design and performance after the first 90 days of ownership
2013 Chevrolet Sonic JD Power Award Winner
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