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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: $21,230

Chevrolet Sonic LT   
Difference: $8,005

Lowest Total Invoice: $20,306

Chevrolet Sonic LT   
Difference: $7,549

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182017
ModelCruzeSonic
TrimPremierLT
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $23,475 $17,530
Base Invoice $22,536 $16,829
Driver Confidence II Package 790  
Enhanced Convenience Package 865  
Sun and Sound with Navigation Package 1,995  
RS Package 995 800
Engine-block heater 100 100
All-weather floor mats 140 140
Driver Confidence Package   495
Convenience Package   650
6-speed shiftable automatic   1,390
1.8L I4   -750
Driver Confidence II Package 719  
Enhanced Convenience Package 787  
Sun and Sound with Navigation Package 1,815  
RS Package 905 728
Engine-block heater 91 91
All-weather floor mats 127 127
Driver Confidence Package   450
Convenience Package   592
6-speed shiftable automatic   1,296
1.8L I4   -682
Options (change) 4,885 2,825
Options (change) 4,444 2,602
Destination 875 875
Total Price $29,235 $21,230
Total Invoice $27,855 $20,306

The configured Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 153hp 1.4L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Sonic 4dr Sedan has a 138-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Sonic are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Cruze Premier trim is $23,475. The features would cost an additional $4,885. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $29,235.

The base sticker price of the Chevrolet Sonic LT trim is $17,530. The features would cost an additional $2,825. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $21,230.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Cruze trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Sonic trims is 1. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Sonic LT appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Chevrolet Cruze 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 153hp 1.4L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Chevrolet Sonic 4dr Sedan has a 138-horsepower 1.8L I4 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Sonic are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Chevrolet Cruze Premier trim is $22,536. The features would cost an additional $4,444. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $27,855.

The invoice of the Chevrolet Sonic LT trim is $16,829. The features would cost an additional $2,602. Including the destination charge of $875, the total price of this trim is $20,306.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Cruze trims is 2. The feature adjusted price of the Chevrolet Sonic trims is 0. Based on this adjustment, the Chevrolet Sonic LT appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Sonic LT
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $3,320
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,085
Model Year20182017
ModelCruzeSonic
TrimPremierLT
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine153hp I4138hp I4
TransmissionT6T6
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)30/40 MPG24/34 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 9?, 6
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18205/55-16
Total Price$29,235$21,230
Adjustments for Features-4,6850
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$24,550$21,230
Total Invoice$27,855$20,306
Adjustments for Features-4,4640
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$23,391$20,306

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Features Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year20182017
ModelCruzeSonic
TrimPremierLT
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
4-wheel disc brakes$150 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Following distance indicator$25 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100 
Safety key$5 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Automatic climate control, front$200 
Navigation system$600 
Voice control for audio system $25
Voice control for nav and audio$100 
Wireless charging station$75 
Exterior 
Sunroof$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Auto-dimming rearview mirror$150 
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
Visor mirror, passenger $10
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row$50 
Floor mats, second row (optional) $0
Heated second row seats$200 
Leather seating surfaces$900 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat$100 
Upgraded floor mats $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Touring suspension (upgrade)$0 
Wheels, dark finish $0
Total Value of Features$6,180$1,495
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,685$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,4640

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Specifications Comparison: Chevrolet Cruze vs. Chevrolet Sonic

Model Year20182017
ModelCruzeSonic
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase106.3 in99.4 in
Length183.7 in173.9 in
Width70.5 in68.3 in
Height57.4 in59.7 in
Curb Weight2,870 lb.2,837 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 ft314.9 ft3

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Option Package Details
Chevrolet Cruze Premier

Driver Confidence II Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Following distance indicator25No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Blind spot warning system200No
Rear cross-traffic detection100No
Total Requested70049%
Total Not Requested72551%
Enhanced Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Automatic climate control, front200No
Heated second row seats200No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150No
AC power outlet100No
Wireless charging station75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested725100%
Sun and Sound with Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600No
Sunroof900No
Compass0Yes
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1925100%
RS Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Machined alloy wheels0No
225/40VR18 tires400No
Fog lights125Yes
Body kit0Yes
Rear spoiler200Yes
Total Requested32545%
Total Not Requested40055%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Sonic LT

6-speed manually-shiftable automatic
FeatureValueRequested?
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic0Yes
Remote start150Yes
Total Requested150100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Total Requested700100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Heated front seats200Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Upgraded instruments0No
Proximity key250Yes
Total Requested950100%
Total Not Requested00%
RS Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Fog lights125Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
Body kit0Yes
Rear spoiler200Yes
205/55HR16 tires400No
Special interior trim0No
Upgraded floor mats0No
Wheels, dark finish0No
Total Requested47554%
Total Not Requested40046%

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