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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic is fairly new & is already showing an early trend of transmission problems.

Owners report hesitation when shifting & grinding/hard shifting into gears. Some dealers are calling the condition "normal". Another owner reported his dealership replaced the transmission under warranty, but the new transmission had the same exact grinding problem. Design defect?

4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
49,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2012 Chevrolet Sonic Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 022014

Sonic LTZ 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 49,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

With the AC compared to previous cars, it never seems to get cold and it only does when it's on full blast. Also the cold air is not even ...the feet get more cold air than torso area.

- Amanda B., Lakewood, NJ, US

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