Chevrolet Cruze Chevrolet Cruze 2016 Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Sonic 2016

We are 105,000+ car owners sharing real-world car information.

Join Us

Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic Price Comparison (MSRP)

The sticker prices, before adjusting for remaining feature differences. Usually these are the numbers you will see on the window stickers.

Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price

Chevrolet Sonic LT   
Difference: 3,675

Lowest Total Invoice

Chevrolet Sonic LT   
Difference: 3,523
Model Year201620162016
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price 19,820 23,120 16,155
Base Invoice 19,027 22,080 15,509
RS Package 695    
6-speed shiftable automatic 1,300   1,390
Rear spoiler     395
Rearview camera     200
RS Package     0
6-speed shiftable automatic     1,334
Rear spoiler     359
Rearview camera     182
Options (show) (change) 1,995 0 1,985
Options (show) (change) 1,880 0 1,875
Destination 875 875 875
Total Price 22,690 23,995 19,015
Total Invoice 21,782 22,955 18,259

Return to top

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term


For this 2016 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2016 Chevrolet Sonic price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Cruze vs. Sonic Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Cruze and Sonic will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Chevrolet Sonic LT's price is $2,500 lower than the Chevrolet Cruze Premier's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Cruze vs. Sonic Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Chevrolet Sonic LT, the Chevrolet Cruze Premier includes additional features worth $2480. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $2480 adjustment for the Chevrolet Cruze Premier's additional features, the Chevrolet Sonic LT is $2,500 less than the Chevrolet Sonic LT.

Get local dealer quotes for the Chevrolet Cruze.
Get local dealer quotes for the Chevrolet Sonic.
While we strive for accuracy, the site is not error-free, and prices can change at any time.

TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Sonic LT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 2,500
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 2,323
Model Year201620162016
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine153hp I4153hp I4138hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)30/42 MPG30/42 MPG25/35 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 6?, 6?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)205/55-16225/45-17195/65-15
Total Price22,69023,99519,015
Adjustments for Features-400-2,4800
Feature-Adjusted Total Price22,29021,51519,015
Cost Above Minimum77500
Total Invoice21,78222,95518,259
Adjustments for Features-384-2,3730
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice21,39820,58218,259
Cost Above Minimum81600

Return to top

Features Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year201620162016
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
Heated steering wheel $100 
Proximity key $250 
Remote start $150$150
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150$150 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support$0$0 
Apple CarPlay support$0$0 
Siri Eyes Free support  $0
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50 
Voice control for audio system$25$25 
Voice control for external devices$0$0 
Body kit$0  
Rear spoiler$200 $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0
Digital instruments  $0
Fog lights$125  
Illuminated visor mirror, driver $50 
Illuminated visor mirror, passenger $50 
Interior ambient lighting $150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors $25 
Visor mirror, driver$10 $10
Visor mirror, passenger$10 $10
Automatic start / stop$150$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50 
Heated front seats $200 
Leather seating surfaces $900 
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50 $50
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50 
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat $100 
Power height adjuster, driver seat $100 
Power recliner, driver seat $100 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Touring suspension (upgrade) $0 
Total Value of Features$1,920$4,000$1,520
Value of Feature Adjustments$400$2,480$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-384-2,3730

Return to top

Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year20162016
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in99.4 in
Length183.7 in173.1 in
Width70.5 in68.3 in
Height57.4 in59.7 in
Curb Weight2,870 lb.2,727 lb.
Fuel Capacity13.7 gal.12.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.9 in38.7 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.9 in53.4 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.2 in51.4 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in41.8 in
Row 2 Headroom37.3 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.2 in53.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room51.9 in51.6 in
Row 2 Legroom36.1 in34.6 in
Cargo Volume14.8 ft314.0 ft3

Return to top

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Cruze LT

RS Package
Fog lights125No
Body kit0No
Rear spoiler200Yes
Total Requested20062%
Total Not Requested12538%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Sonic LT

6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
Remote start150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%

Was this information useful?

We're glad we could help! Share this page:

We're so sorry! Tell us how we can improve it.

See TrueDelta's information for all Hatchbacks, Wagons, and Sedans.
See TrueDelta's information for all Chevrolet models.

Dealer Price Quotes

Want to find out how much dealers are willing to discount these cars?

Request free, no-obligation Chevrolet Cruze dealer quotes or Chevrolet Sonic dealer quotes from dealers using our car quote form.

The process is easy and takes just a minute or two. You'll receive price quotes from local approved dealers within 48 hours.