2012 Chevrolet Sonic presented at Detroit Auto Show 2011
The 2012 Sonic, Chevrolet's new compact car, is shown to the public at the NAIAS 2011. Key features and product highlights are explained. The Sonic replaces the Chevrolet Aveo for the 2012 model year.
Chevrolet Sonic Roadtrip
In May 2011, the Chevy engineers who designed the new 2012 Sonic took the car out for an extreme real-world road test from Colorado to California. See firsthand how it feels to see a car go from a blank piece of paper to full production and then drive it from summit to sea.
► 2012 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ (Aveo)
At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI in 2011, General Motors is introducing the 2012 Buick Verano, the GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept and the Chevrolet Sonic. The Verano is a compact luxury sedan that goes on sale in the fourth quarter of 2011, the Sonic is Chevrolet's small car built in America (called the Aveo in other parts of the world, and GMC's new concept is an exploration of heavy-duty truck capability combined with greater off-road versatility.
► Chevrolet Aveo 2011 Tested by Car News
Chevrolet insists to call the new Aveo a completely new car because it has nothing in common with its predecessor.