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Chevrolet Sonic MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr Hatch turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 37.52
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With the turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic has been averaging 37.52 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonics in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (4 percent), in heavy traffic (1 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Chevrolet Sonic in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC not used at all.
2012 2012 4dr Hatch 138-hp 1.8L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 26.34
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4 6-sp manual FWD 37.56
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 138-hp 1.8L I4 6-sp shiftable automatic FWD 25.74
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Sedan turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
The fuel economy is excellent on this car as long as you are not on the pedal too heavy. Freeway (70-75 mph) mileage is around 40 to 42 mpg. Rural highway (55-62 mph) 42-46 mpg. The worst mpg i have every experienced is 36.5. This was mostly in town with the AC on. see full Chevrolet Sonic review
2012 4dr Sedan turbocharged 138hp 1.4L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Have never got below 37.7 miles to the gallon. I do drive conservatively but even when my husband who drives significantly more aggressive the gas mileage has been excellent see full Chevrolet Sonic review
2012 4dr Sedan 138-horsepower 1.8L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I had a Choice between My Current Car, a Kia Rio , a Ford Focus and Mazda 3. Between ALL these only the Sonic was a Certified Pre-Owned Vheicle and the others were not. The Fuel economy was ALMOST the Same..but i thought the Sonic had faired A Tad bit better. see full Chevrolet Sonic review
 

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Chevrolet Sonic's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.