2011 Chevrolet Sonic 1.8, 2012 MY

This automobile has a 5 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 1.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that produces 135 bhp (137 PS/101 kW) of power at 6300 rpm, and maximum torque of 168 N·m (124 lb·ft/17.1 kgm) at 3800 rpm. Power is transmitted to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.

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Key facts

2011 Chevrolet Sonic 1.8, 2012 MY information summary

What body style?
5 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4039 mm
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1796 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
137 PS / 135 bhp / 101 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
168 Nm / 124 ft.lb / 17.1 kgm @ 3800 rpm

Chevrolet Sonic models

5 door hatchback FF 6M 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW 1275 kg
5 door hatchback FF 6A 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW
5 door hatchback FF 6A 1796 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
Chevrolet Sonic LTZ 1.4 Turbo -
5 door hatchback FF 6M 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1796 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6A 1796 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW
Chevrolet Sonic Sedan LTZ 1.4 Turbo -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 6M 1364 cm3 140 PS 138 bhp 103 kW

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2011 Chevrolet Sonic 1.8 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2525 mm 99.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1509 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1509 mm 59.4 inches
Length 4039 mm 159 inches
Width 1735 mm 68.3 inches
Height 1516 mm 59.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.6
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 45.8 litres 10.1 UK Gal 12.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1796 cc
(109.599 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.5 × 88.2 mm
3.17 × 3.47 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 137 PS (135 bhp) (101 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output 75.2 bhp/litre
1.23 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 168 Nm (124 ft·lb) (17.1 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
Specific torque 93.54 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1175.5 kPa (170.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.800
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front P195/65 R 15
Tyres rear P195/65 R 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 274 mm
Rear brake diameter 229 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.75
Final drive ratio 3.94
general
Carfolio.com ID229020
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Chevrolet Sonic 1.8 added 2011-01-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.