Chevrolet introduced the new Sonic Sedan in Detroit. The model will come to Europe as the Aveo Sedan and will fight on the same segment with Logan.
Chevrolet has revealed its opening one day before the Detroit Auto Show, the new Sonic, the State version of Aveo small segment model – a model already presented to the European public at the Salon in Paris.
However, in order not to leave the home market outdone, Chevrolet has prepared a surprise to its overseas fans while in Detroit is going to take place the absolute premiere of the first version of the sedan American model.The model is a very special one and very interesting for the Romanian market, the new Aveo sedan will be one of the leading opponents of Logan at the launch of its market.
The new Sonic is seen by Americans as the main market rival of Ford Fiesta, a model that has caught well in this market, and of Honda’s Fit, which Chevrolet is deposing from the top position of the segment in terms of interior space segment and the luggage. And it is why Sonic Chevrolet has already attracted media specialist attention from overseas, the internal volume the car passenger have available in American cars being classified as one of the main criteria for selection of cars on the market.
The new Sonic Chevrolet / Aveo sedan will have under the hood, in the United States, two engines. It is a 1.4 turbo and a 1.8 aspirated. If the last mentioned one can be connected to both six-speed automatic gearbox, as well as a five-speed manual, those who will use the Turbo version 1.4 will have only a manual gear box with six reports. Moreover, it’s spearheading is a 1.4-liter turbocharged unit that develops 138 hp and 200 Nm between 1850 and 4900 rpm. Surprisingly, the 1.8 engine comes with 135 horsepower, its inclusion in the North American supply becoming at least slightly interesting at this point.
The new Chevrolet Aveo sedan will be launched in Europe under the Geneva Motor Show, which opens its doors in the first days of March. Also we will find the engines for markets from the Old Continent.