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2017 Ford Fiesta vs 2017 Chevrolet Sonic

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Usability
Pricing
2017 Chevrolet Sonic
2017 Ford Fiesta
          The 2017 Ford Fiesta: fun, by design.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Fiesta has earned a coveted 5-star side crash rating from the NHTSA1.

Efficiency

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 3 between the 2017 Ford Fiesta2 and the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic3 in the city. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas4.
2017 Ford FiestaFoo2017ChevroletSonic312epa estimated city mpg283

Features

The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2017 Ford Fiesta5, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2017 Ford Fiesta5. Want it on the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2017 Ford Fiesta5, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic3, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2017 Ford FiestaFoo2017 Chevrolet Sonicstandard5leather seating-standard5premium sound system-standard5rear parking aidoptional3

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2017 Ford Fiesta6, with 5 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 Chevrolet Sonic7, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford Fiesta6, boasting 59 more horses and 45 more horses per ton than the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic7.
2017 Ford FiestaFoo2017 Chevrolet Sonic1376braking power per ton13271976horsepower13871456horsepower per ton1007

Usability

Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 36 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2017 Ford Fiesta8 will keep you on the road longer than the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic3.
Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2017 Ford Fiesta9 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic7, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
2017 Ford FiestaFoo2017 Chevrolet Sonic4208estimated combined tank range3843399front head room387399front leg room387

Pricing

The 2017 Ford Fiesta9 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic7 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
The 2017 Ford Fiesta9 is priced at $1,485 less than the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic7 - that's some pretty sizable savings.
2017 Ford FiestaFoo2017 Chevrolet Sonic59corrosion warranty37$13,6609msrp$15,1457
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