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2020 Chevrolet Sonic vs. 2020 Toyota Yaris Sedan Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Sonic

2020 Chevrolet
Sonic

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New 2020 Toyota Yaris Sedan

2020 Toyota
Yaris Sedan

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MSRP*
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$16,720 to $20,720
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$15,650 to $18,750
Invoice* $16,118 to $19,974 $15,025 to $18,001
MPG - City 26 30 - 32
MPG - Hwy 34 39 - 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
The Chevrolet Sonic offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Toyota Yaris Sedan. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Sonic and the Toyota Yaris Sedan in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Sonic as you will with the Toyota Yaris Sedan, 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 Toyota Yaris Sedan. 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 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Yaris Sedan.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Sonic is much wider than the Toyota Yaris Sedan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Sonic takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Yaris Sedan.

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 Toyota Yaris Sedan.

Handling
The Chevrolet Sonic has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Yaris Sedan, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Sonic is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Yaris Sedan.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Chevrolet Sonic and the Toyota Yaris Sedan. The Chevrolet Sonic has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Toyota Yaris Sedan.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Sonic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Yaris Sedan.