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A comparative test of 9 B-segment cars. Each of these hatches can be had for about R200 000 and less, but which one should you choose?
IT might be hard to believe that demand for a light saloon with an automatic transmission would be significant, but irrespective of whether the clientele for such vehicles consists predominantly of fleet buyers, retirees or two-pedal devotees, virtually every volume manufacturer offers one. Enter the Chevrolet Sonic 1,6 LS 4-door AT.
View a CAR Special Report video that details the 1,4- and 1,6-litre petrol-engined versions of the Chevrolet Sonic B-segment hatchback.
Chevrolet is now in contention for the light-car crown with the Sonic. Or is it?
Having sampled Chevrolet’s latest B-segment offering, I’d feel inclined to phone the firm’s marketing department and suggest that this car be renamed “Spruze” or possibly “Crark” (“Cronic” was another witty suggestion from one office wag) as there is a sense of stylistic hybridisation between the Spark and Cruze at play here.
Chevrolet has launched its latest product to compete in the local B-segment of the market. The 5-door hatch slots in above the company’s current Aveo and is sure to be a hit among fashion-conscious buyers.