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2012 Freshman Car Class #4

By Editors on December 4, 2011 2:08 PM
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2012 Chevy Sonic

Fortunately, the Chevy Aveo had grown so uncompetitive — and its replacement turned out so much better — that Chevy changed the name of its subcompact entry to Sonic, qualifying it for this list. Name games aside, the 2012 Chevy Sonic belongs at or near the top of any subcompact shopping list, with wonderfully refined driving dynamics leading the list of why-buys.

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