Sonic is a small car that offers quick, responsive handling to help you take in traffic, and fuel efficiency to make more road trips ahead. The standard ECOTEC 1.4L turbocharged engine and 6-speed automatic transmission offer up to 26 city / 34 highway MPG without sacrificing horsepower.
Warning lights and indicators can indicate something is wrong before it becomes serious enough to cause costly repair or replacement. Paying attention to the warning lights and indicators could prevent injury.
Some warning lights appear on briefly when the engine is started to indicate they are running. When warning lights comes on and stays on while driving, or when indicators show that there may be a problem, see the section that explains what to do. Waiting to make repairs can be expensive and even dangerous.
This light will come on during your Chevrolet Sonic startup sequence. It will last and chime as long as the driver and passengers have their seatbelts unfastened.
This is another light that will come on during the power-up sequence and then go off immediately. If the light comes on while driving, it means an electrical fault has been detected within the airbag system. Consult a service technician to determine the extent of the problem.
If this light comes on while driving, it could be the indicator of some things. It could indicate that your parking brake is still on, and you need to turn it off quickly. Or it could signify that the brake fluid is too low and that there is a problem with the brake system.
This light comes on when the hood is open or not locked. Before driving, check that the hood is securely closed.
This light will come on when you start your Chevrolet's starting system before turning it off. It is an indicator that your anti-lock brake systems are currently working. If the system stays on, it means there is a fault in the system, and you need to fix it soon.
TCS Warning Light emits quickly when the engine is started. If the light does not get on, have the vehicle checked by your dealer. If the system works usually, the indicator light turns off, and if the light is on and does not blink, the TCS and possibly the StabiliTrak system have been disabled. If the warning light is on and flashing, the TCS or StabiliTrak system is actively working.
This light appears quickly while the engine starts. This light glows on when the StabiliTrak system is off. If StabiliTrak is turned off, the Traction Control System (TCS) is also turned off.
If StabiliTrak and TCS, both are off, the system does not help in controlling the vehicle. Turn on the TCS and StabiliTrak systems, and the warning light turns off.
This light will illuminate for a few seconds when you start the car before leaving. If the light gets on while driving, it indicates that one or more of your tires are low on air. You should inflate your tires as soon as possible.
This warning light illuminates quickly when the ignition is turned on as a check to show that it is working. If this light stays on or emits while driving, the system may not work. If this happens, consult your dealer for service.
The low power engine light should illuminate as you start the engine. This light, along with the Malfunction Indicator Light, is displayed when a noticeable reduction in vehicle performance occurs. The vehicle should be driven at a slow speed when the low engine light is on, but acceleration and speed can be reduced. If this light stays on, consult your dealer as soon as possible to diagnose and repair.
This symbol represents the rear fog lights of Chevrolet Sonic being switched on.
If equipped, this light, located in the center of the instrument panel,
lights up briefly as the vehicle starts. This light is green if LDW is on and ready to go. This light changes to amber and blinks to indicate that the lane marking has been crossed without using a turn indicator in that direction.
Chevrolet Sonic dipped headlight symbol indicates that dipped light is on. It is basically used at nights. Pull the lever towards you for a temporary high beam, "Flash to pass" scenario.
The turn indicator symbols represent the indicator is switched on of Chevrolet Sonic.
This light comes on when the exterior lamps are in use.
This light illuminates when the fog lamps are on. The light goes out when the fog lamps are turned off.
The cruise control light is white when the cruise control is on, and if it turns into green, the cruise control is set and active. The light turns off when the cruise control is turned off.
Chevrolet Sonic's high beam headlight symbol indicates that high beam headlights are on.