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2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2020 Nissan Versa Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Sonic

2020 Chevrolet
Sonic

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New 2020 Nissan Versa

2020 Nissan
Versa

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MSRP*
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$16,720 to $20,720
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$14,830 to $18,340
Invoice* $16,118 to $19,974 $14,463 to $17,874
MPG - City 26 27 - 32
MPG - Hwy 34 35 - 40
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
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Sonic than the Nissan Versa. The Nissan Versa will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Sonic.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Sonic as you will with the Nissan Versa, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Nissan Versa. 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 Nissan Versa.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Sonic is about the same width as the Nissan Versa. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Sonic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Nissan Versa.

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

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has about the same turning radius as the Nissan Versa, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

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

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

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Nissan Versa.