With a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $15,595 for a base model, the Chevrolet Sonic 5 is a safe, affordable and trendy car for any teenager who is starting to drive. Introduced in 2011, Sonic 5 is a desirable and reliable car that is in the larger end of the subcompact car category. It competes well with Ford Fiesta, Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, and many others.
In regard to the styling, Sonic 5 is a beauty with hidden door handles, body styling, black trim panels, and coup look. Two adults can sit in the front comfortably and the rear seat is compared to similar others can be considered comfortable. The rear seat allows for folding making the hatchback much more versatile to handle large cargo in a subcompact.
The 1.4-liter four cylinder engine delivers good acceleration and comes with electric power steering. It is a fun car to drive. It comes with a five star rating from the NHTSA and rated Good by IIHS with a rating of four out of five. All models come with 10 air bags, blind spot monitor, and optional crash avoidance system. This is why it is one of the best cars available in the market for a teenage driver.