2017 Chevy Sonic facelift unveiled in New York
Set to go on sale this fall, the 2017 Sonic has a Spark-inspired front fascia with a revised grille, restyled headlights, and a large lower air intake that has a black plastic insert. The car has also been equipped with a new hood, an updated rear bumper, and restyled wheels.
The interior largely carries over but designers installed a more traditional instrument cluster and an upgraded MyLink infotainment system that has a seven-inch display as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Customers can also order several new options including a power driver's seat, a heated steering wheel, and Rear Park Assist.
Buyers looking for a sportier appearance can order the Sonic RS which comes equipped with a flat-bottomed steering wheel, piano black trim, and "RS" branded floor mats. This particular variant can also be equipped with new red cloth seats.
Chevrolet was tight-lipped on performance specifications but the automaker confirmed plans to offer two different engines including a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 138 horsepower.