Auto Talk: Chevy recalling over 4,700 Sonic subcompacts over faulty turn signals

For the second time in about a month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall on the Chevrolet Sonic. Last month, around 44,000 2012 Sonics were recalled for a leaky windshield washer reservoir hose, and now over 4,700 owners of the 2013 Sonic can expect to receive a recall notice. Funk Flex


Auto Talk: Chevy recalls over 44,000 Sonic models over windshield washer issue

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic has been found to suffer from a windshield wiper washer issue: 44,668 examples of the subcompact could have wiper washer hoses that separate from the fluid reservoir. If that happens, drivers won’t be able use the washer system to clean the windshield. Funk Flex


Auto Talk: Kia Rio, Hyundai Accent And Chevy Sonic Top Consumer Reports Subcompact Shootout

Consumer Reports has just wrapped up an evaluation of subcompact sedans, and the Kia Rio EX has rolled out ahead of the class. The four-door beat out its corporate clone, the Hyundai Accent and the Chevrolet Sonic to take the top spot. Evaluators pointed to the sharp handling and well-optioned interior in the Rio as reasons for the vehicle’s win. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+


(Video) Chevy Sonic “Stunt Anthem” #SuperBowl #Commercial

The all-new Chevy Sonic performs 100% real stunts in this Super Bowl commercial. Check out the car skydiving, bungee jumping, kick flipping, and more in the commercial after the jump!! (Ps. you might recognize the song “Tonight” by Outasight featuring Janelle Monae — I’m digging it!) Wendy L.


Auto Talk: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ

Whether General Motors likes it or not, the Sonic story starts in 2004, when GM decided to import a cheap, crummy little econobox from Korea. A product of its newest subsidiary, Daewoo, the Chevrolet Aveo had few charms. But it was available as a five-door hatchback, one of the few on the market at the time, and its starting sticker price was under $10,000. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+


Auto Talk: Chevy puts out APB on missing Sonic brake pads, issues recall

We report on a lot of recalls, and most are seemingly innocuous defects that require the solar system to perfectly align before anything catastrophic could happen. Then there are recalls like this one for the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic that appear to be much more dangerous than they probably are. Funk Flex


Auto Talk: 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

We’ve met the 2012 Chevy Sonic before. Zach Bowman spent some time in a pre-production model earlier this year and his first impressions were favorable, at least on the autocross course. Now that the Sonic is starting to roll into dealers, it’s time to find out if Chevy can deliver what neuvo compact buyers are after: high MPGs, a modicum of utility and a cabin that’s more inviting than a GitMo cell. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+


Auto Talk: Chevy Sonic Officially Rated 40 Mpg, Earns Top Safety Pick

General Motors was proud to show off a bit of recent crash testing done with its 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, and for good reason, too. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has officially highlighted the subcompact cruiser as a Top Safety Pick. Funk Flex Find Flex On Google+


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