There are some rumors regarding the appearance of the 2017 Chevy Sonic EV, and they say that the new model should appear on the global market in next 2 years. Since the hybrid and electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular, big number of automakers have focused their brain trusts on developing new models for this category. The new Chevy electric car is expected to come with a redesigned exterior appearance, spacious cabin, and with the latest technology features, which will impress the future customers.
2017 Chevy Sonic EV review
As far as the exterior goes, the new model will be available in both hatchback and sedan body shape. The front fascia will be highlighted with the beautiful looking, various mesh grille, while the side mirrors will be uniquely designed, with integrated LED turn signals. When it comes to wheels, the new model will come with 20 inch alloy rims. In the back, the 2017 Sonic EV will come with a set of redesigned back lights will give the back fascia a frown look. All in all, the new Sonic will probably come as a combination of the previous Sonic model and the Spark model, but it will not look like any of them.
When it comes to the interior, the 2017 Chevy Sonic EV will be more spacious than the Spark model and equipped with the special futuristic looking, hybrid gauges, optional leatherette seats, while the heated seats will be optional for the high end models. Some other features will include smart phone connectivity carriers and the upgraded infotainment system as well, while the new safety options can also be expected.
2017 Chevy Sonic EV specs
When talking about the mileage, we must say that the car experts are predicting that the new model will have close to 200 miles of all-electric range, and with that range, the Chevy electric car will become the direct rival of the upcoming Tesla model III. As far as the battery of the 2017 Sonic model is concerned, it will use lithium-ion cells provided by the company’s longtime car battery supplier, the LG Chem company, which now supplies energy cells for the Chevy Volt range-extended electric vehicle, the Cadillac ELR, as well as for the 2015 Chevy Spark EV. When it comes to pricing, the $30,000 is the price tag which appears on the internet, but it hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, and the new 2017 Chevy Sonic EV could be more expensive as it goes up through trim levels.