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2015 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2014 Scion xD Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Sonic offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Scion xD. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Scion xD, the Chevrolet Sonic may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Sonic will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Scion xD, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Sonic is somewhat more expensive than the Scion xD. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Sonic will cost more in transportation costs than the Scion xD.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Sonic is about the same width as the Scion xD. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Sonic, which is slightly longer than the Scion xD.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Sonic transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Scion xD.

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has a smaller turning radius than the Scion xD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Sonic is somewhat more powerful than the Scion xD.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Sonic and the Scion xD. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Chevrolet Sonic will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Scion xD.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Scion xD.

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2015 Chevrolet
Sonic

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MSRP*: $16,455 - $21,945

2014 Scion
xD

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MSRP*: $15,920
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 25 - 27 27
Highway MPG: 33 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $15,797 - $20,848 $15,124

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