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Chevrolet Sonic Nominated for 2015 Top Safety Pick

Chevy improves its small sedan and hatchback.
    JACKSONVILLE, FL, July 28, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- According to Top Speed, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact car has been awarded the Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (1)

The automaker's small car -- known for its sharp handling, peppy turbocharged engine and spacious rear seats and cargo (among other elements) -- received a top Good score for all five crash tests conducted by the IIHS, which includes an evaluation of the side impact, rear crash protection and roof strength of the car. (2) In addition, the vehicle underwent the moderate and small overlap front crash test, the last of which is both controversial and hard to pass, according to Top Speed. (1)

To receive a nomination for the Top Safety Pick, Chevrolet improved the front-end structure, the doorsill and the door hinge pillar on its 2015 Sonic sedan and hatchback earlier this year. (1) The model also garnered a five-star overall grade from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is the highest rating a vehicle can achieve. (2)

According to The Car Connection, "you can feel the solidity and vault-like structure inside the car, unlike some competitors that simply feel less substantial [...]." (4)

The 2015 Sonic is available from as low as $14,245 at George Moore Chevrolet of Jacksonville (3) and comes equipped with features such as traction and electronic stability control, brake assist, anti-lock brakes and lots of airbags. (2) A safety package is also available and includes lane departure warning and forward collision. A rearview camera is optional, depending on the model. (4)

(1) "Chevrolet Sonic Earns 2015 Top Safety Pick" Top Speed. http://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/chevrolet-sonic-earns-2015-top- ... 69269.html

(2) "2015 Chevrolet Sonic Safety" U.S. News & World Report. http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks/Chevrolet_Sonic/Safety/

(3) "2015 Chevrolet Sonic" George Moore Chevrolet. http://www.moorechevy.com/models/chevrolet-sonic

(4) "2015 Chevrolet Sonic - Safety Review and Crash Test Ratings" The Car Connection. http://www.thecarconnection.com/review/1092151_2015-chevrolet-sonic_safety_5

About George Moore Chevrolet:

George Moore Chevrolet is a premier retailer of new and used cars, trucks, vans and SUVs. This dealership serves guests from Jacksonville and the St. Augustine area.

Learn more at http://www.moorechevy.com/


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