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2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2020 Honda Insight Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Sonic

2020 Chevrolet
Sonic

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New 2020 Honda Insight

2020 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*
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$16,720 to $20,720
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$22,930 to $28,340
Invoice* $16,118 to $19,974 $21,304 to $26,312
MPG - City 26 51 - 55
MPG - Hwy 34 45 - 49
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Insight than the Chevrolet Sonic, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Sonic, drivers may find the Honda Insight a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Honda Insight you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Sonic, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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). Based on MSRP, the Chevrolet Sonic is clearly a better financial choice over the Honda Insight. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Chevrolet Sonic will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Honda Insight.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Sonic is much slimmer than the Honda Insight, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Sonic, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Insight.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Sonic does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Insight.

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Insight, 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 Honda Insight.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Sonic and the Honda Insight. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Chevrolet Sonic as you will in the Honda Insight.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Insight.