Sub-compact, 4 door, 5 passenger, Front Wheel Drive, air conditioned, 3 storage bags
The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic is a well-balanced car for not a lot of money, but the new RS trim level’s engine and suspension tweaks fall far short of a driving enthusiast’s expectations.
Buying a small car these days doesn’t mean giving up much in terms of features. But what about performance? Chevrolet looks to answer that question for subcompact car shoppers with the new RS version of its Sonic hatchback.
The most significant change for the 2013 Sonic is the addition of the RS trim level, which comes only in hatchback form. You can read a review of the 2012 Sonic sedan and hatchback models here. Compare the 2012 and 2013 models side-by-side here.