http://www.autonews.com - Sonic Automotive will focus on its EchoPark used-only retail stores this year, while putting an initiative aimed at speeding up the sales process on the back burner.
http://www.autonews.com - Sonic Automotive's fourth-quarter net soared on gains related to corporate tax changes. Same-store gross profit grew in all operations except used vehicles.
http://www.motortrend.com - Small economy cars do not get much love nowadays, and it’s rare when one gets much hype–tell a friend or family member that you just bought a Fit, Fiesta, or Versa, and see what kind of reaction you get. Today’s subcompact sedans–which include the Nissan Versa, the Ford Fiesta, the Toyota Yaris iA, the Chevrolet Sonic, the Kia Rio, and the Mitsubishi Mirage G4–only take up a small percentage of the shrinking sedan market.
https://www.thecarconnection.com - The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic earned high scores among subcompact cars when it launched seven years ago. Now, as gas remains cheap and utility vehicles have surged, it’s an aging entry in a waning segment.
http://www.carscoops.com - Latin NCAP continue to express their concerns with vehicles sold at South American markets after the Chevrolet Aveo became the latest in a string of cars to fail their tests. Otherwise known as Chevrolet Sonic north of the border, the Aveo is one of the best selling cars in Mexico, and it scored zero stars in Latin NCAP's latest crash test session, despite being equipped with 2 standard front airbags, unlike the model tested in 2015.
http://www.autonews.com - Sonic Automotive reported a third-quarter gain on strong gains from finance and insurance, despite storm-related costs.
http://www.autonews.com - Sonic Automotive lowered its estimated third-quarter results because of devastating storm damage, but kept its full-year forecast unchanged.
http://driving.ca - Having been young and poor once, I can appreciate where budget-based wheels — while hardly sexy, cosseting or luxurious — are better than no wheels at all. And, quite frankly, today’s crop of econoboxes are certainly more completely contented than the choices I faced more than a generation ago when I was in my 20s – that would be the back half of the Sucking Seventies. Having sampled cars such as Nissan’s Versa Note, the Chevy Sonic and Ford’s Fiesta fairly recently, I look upon features such as air conditioning, heated seats, power windows and decent audio systems, with unabashed jealousy.
https://www.kbb.com - Available as a sedan or hatchback, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic slots between the Spark and Cruze in Chevy's lineup. Freshened this year, the Sonic presents an even better option for younger drivers or commuters on a budget with the addition of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and available features like built-in Wi-Fi not usually found in a subcompact car.
http://www.thecarconnection.com - The 2018 Chevrolet Sonic earned high scores among subcompact cars when it launched seven years ago. Now, as gas remains cheap and utility vehicles have surged, it’s an aging entry in a waning segment.