As the entry-level General Motors brand in the United States, Chevrolet probably has the most uphill fight of all of the General’s divisions. Every mainstream car flashing the gold bowtie competes in the most hotly contested segments of the automotive marketplace.
Think about it; Malibu is up against Camry and Accord, Cruze is up against Civic and Corolla, Impala is up against…wait…is there even going to be an Impala for 2012? You get our point, as the volume leader, Chevrolet’s products can’t afford to be just good enough, they’ve got to be better; much, much better.
And this is the task for Chevrolet’s new subcompact car, the 2012 Sonic. Yes, it is much, much better than the Aveo it replaces. But, is it much, much better than it’s natural enemies?
And, who are they?