Chevy Sonic sales decreased in the United States – the alone bazaar area the agent charcoal on auction – during the additional division of 2020.
In the aboriginal six months of the year, Sonic sales decreased about 24 percent to 6,452 units.
Chevy Sonic sales achievement during the additional division places the auto archetypal in third-to-last abode in its aggressive set in agreement of all-embracing sales volume.
By comparison, the Nissan Versa saw almost four times as abounding deliveries at 7,666 units, while the Honda Fit awash about three times as abounding units at 6,708. The Kia Rio came in third with 4,902 units while the Hyundai Accent was in fourth with 3,487 units. The Chevy Sonic outsold the Toyota Yaris, which had 1,313 sales, as able-bodied as the discontinued Ford Fiesta, which saw 434 deliveries (see Ford Fiesta sales).
From a articulation allotment standpoint, the Versa and Fit allowable 29 and 25 percent, respectively. The Rio followed with 18 percent and the Accent took 13 percent. The Chevy Sonic took 8 percent, Yaris had 5 percent, and Fiesta had 2 percent.
The boilerplate auto car articulation apprenticed 68 percent to 26,621 units in Q2 2020, acceptation that Chevy Sonic sales fell slower than the articulation average.
Chevy Sonic sales outperformed the articulation during the additional division of 2020, with sales falling slower than the articulation average. Three models suffered greater losses than the Sonic during the three-month period, including the segment-leading Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, and Toyota Yaris.
While the Sonic initially launched to abundant alarum and customer absorption as a highly-competitive archetypal with a cogent bulk of character, excitement, and potential, all of those factors accept dwindled over the advance of the model’s lifecycle. The artefact itself absent its aggressive bend and abounding appropriate characteristics as allotment of the 2017 facelift. Prior to the update, the Sonic enjoyed a different position in the articulation acknowledgment to a one-of-a-kind persona, which was afforded by a different exoteric design, with audible and antic headlamps, barometer cluster, and added features.
Since then, GM has gradually absent its position in the segment, gradually removing the agent from assorted all-around markets. In fact, the United States is currently the alone actual bazaar area the Sonic is on auction afterwards GM scrapped it in South America, Mexico, Canada, Korea and Australia. Additionally, GM afresh accepted that the Sonic will be discontinued at the end of October 2020, article GM Authority was aboriginal to report.