Famous Hatchbacks Fight: Ford vs Chevrolet

November 26, 2012 at 09:27

Let’s bring to the fight two popular and compact hatchback of the newest generation. These are the 2012 year model of Chevrolet Sonic, on the other side of the ring we have a great model that has conquered majority of European market when we speak about affordable and quite economic model, as well as the best offering for the busy city life – welcome 2012 Ford Fiesta. Let’s see whether the crown will be passed further, or Ford will take it all!

2012 Ford Fiesta Pic

2012 Ford Fiesta Pic

The prices of these two models are quite affordable. New Chevrolet will cost around $16,800, while new Ford Fiesta is even more affordable with the price level set at $15,500. However we must admit that they are not the most affordable models on the market. Now let’s see the engines of these two models. New Chevrolet got the 1.8-Liter 4-cylinder one with the power output of 138-hp. New Ford Fiesta is equipped with 1.6-Liter 4-cylinder core with 120-hp power level. Though in terms of fuel economy new Ford is far at the front offering on average 4 mpg more during the city drive and about 3 mpg more on the highway.

Chevrolet Sonic 2012 Pic

Chevrolet Sonic 2012 Pic

So in the end, we can see that the difference in engine is not that crucial, while the Ford is more of an economic car, the one that should ride the roads of our modern cities, therefore we think that Ford wins again!