2012 Chevrolet Sonic side IIHS crash test
2012 Chevrolet Sonic 31 mph side IIHS crash test Overall evaluation: Good Full rating at http://www.iihs.org/ratings/rating.aspx?id=1563
2015 Chevrolet Sonic small overlap IIHS crash test
2015 Chevrolet Sonic built after February 2015 40 mph small overlap IIHS crash test Overall evaluation: Good Full ratings at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/vehicle/v/chevrolet/sonic-4-door-sedan/201 5
Crash Test 2012 - Chevrolet Sonic / Aveo (Frontal Offset) IIHS
Chevrolet Sonic 2012 models 2012 Chevrolet Sonic: good performance in front, side, rollover, and rear tests and standard electronic stability control FRONTAL OFFSET TEST OVERALL EVALUATION: Structure/safety cage Injury measures Restraints/dummy kinematics Head/neck Chest Leg/foot, left Leg/foot, right Important: Frontal crash test ratings can be compared only among vehicles of similar weight. Good Acceptable Marginal Poor Test details: The Chevrolet Sonic was introduced in the 2012 model year as a replacement for the Chevrolet Aveo. Restraints/dummy kinematics — Dummy movement was well controlled. The driver side curtain airbag deployed during the crash. After the dummy moved forward into the frontal airbag, its head contacted the side curtain airbag. Injury measures — Measures taken from the neck, chest, and both legs indicate low risk of injuries to these body regions in a crash of this severity. A high head acceleration occurred when the dummy's head hit the steering wheel through the airbag, indicating that head injuries would be possible.
► 2012 Chevy Sonic makes a bungee jump!
When Chevrolet decided to launch the all-new Sonic in the States, it seems they took the word 'launch' a little too seriously. On the back of research that showed extreme sports to be highly popular within the car's 18-30 target customer range, the company decided to make quite an impact by throwing a car from the top of a ten storey tower in Long Beach, California. Well, we say impact. But just before it plummeted to the ground, the all-new Aveo dipped its nose in a paddling pool and bounced back up in an incredible display of non-contact automotive bungee-jumping. The stunt was performed as part of Chevrolet's 'Let's do this' marketing campaign in the USA. The Bungee Jump is the second extreme sport in which the Aveo has participated. Last month, the car was launched more quickly than any car in history -- accelerating from 0-60mph in just 0.4 seconds as it was pushed out of an aeroplane, to perform its first freefall skydive.