The new generation of the Chevrolet Sonic has been recently launched in Malaysia in both hatchback and sedan versions.
After it made its way in most markets across the world this year, time has come for the new Chevrolet Sonic generation to become available in Malaysia too. According to the North American based automaker Chevrolet, the new Sonic is available in five colors, the Black Sapphire, the Oceanic Blue, the Summit White, the Switchblade Silver and the Royal Grey. The model is getting ABS, EBD, brake assist, two front airbags and ISOFIX as standard safety features.
The Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback are available in Malaysia in a single trim level, the LTZ, which in the Thailand market is the highest specification model. The vehicle is powered by a 1.4 liter Ecotec VVT four-cylinder engine, which is producing a total output of 99 HP at 6,000 rpm and it has a peak torque of 130 Nm available at 4,000 rpm. The unit is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission which is sending power to the front wheels. The 0 to 100 km/h acceleration takes 12.9 seconds and the model has a top speed of 175 km/h. Prices start at RM76,888 for the LTZ sedan and at RM78,888 for the LTZ hatchback.