Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates

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UPDATED: Mar 19, 2020

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Average insurance rates for a Chevrolet Sonic are $1,164 a year for full coverage. Comprehensive costs on average $196 a year, collision costs $350, and liability insurance costs $460. A liability-only policy costs as little as $510 a year, with high-risk insurance costing around $2,524. Teen drivers receive the highest rates at $4,584 a year or more.

Average premium for full coverage: $1,164

Rate estimates by individual coverage type:

Comprehensive $196
Collision $350
Liability $460

Rates include $500 deductibles, 30/60 liability limits, and includes uninsured motorist coverage. Rates are averaged for all states and Sonic trim levels.

Price Range by Coverage and Risk

For a middle-aged driver, prices range go from as low as $510 for only liability insurance to a high of $2,524 for a high risk driver.

Liability Only $510
Full Coverage $1,164
High Risk $2,524

Price Range by Location

Your location has a significant impact on car insurance rates. Rural areas tend to have a lower frequency of accident claims than larger metro areas.

The diagram below illustrates the effect of location on car insurance rates.

Rural Areas $873
Small Cities $1,222
Large Cities $1,571

These examples show why it is important to compare rates based on a specific location and risk profile, rather than relying on price averages.

Use the form below to get customized rates for your location.

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Insurance Rate Analysis

The chart below shows estimated Chevrolet Sonic insurance rates for different risk profiles and scenarios.

  • The lowest rate with discounts is $685
  • Drivers who choose higher $1,000 deductibles will pay around $1,040 a year
  • The average rate for a 40-year-old driver with $500 deductibles is $1,164
  • Choosing low $100 deductibles for comprehensive and collision insurance will increase the cost to $1,402
  • High risk drivers with multiple violations and an at-fault accident could pay upwards of $2,524 or more
  • The cost for full coverage for a teen driver may cost $4,584 a year

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Chevrolet Sonic insurance cost comparison chart
Column chart showing full coverage Chevrolet Sonic insurance rates range from $685 to $4,584

for a Chevrolet Sonic can also vary considerably based on your driver profile, the trim level of your Sonic, and policy deductibles and limits.

Older drivers and high deductibles could pay as little as $1,100 per year on average for full coverage. Rates are highest for teen drivers, where even good drivers upwards of $4,500 a year. View Rates by Age

Where you live makes a big difference in Chevrolet Sonic insurance rates. A 40-year-old driver could pay as low as $770 a year in states like Idaho, Maine, and Iowa, or as much as $1,660 on average in Michigan, Louisiana, and New York.

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates by State
State Premium Compared to U.S. Avg Percent Difference
Alabama $1,054 -$110 -9.5%
Alaska $892 -$272 -23.4%
Arizona $966 -$198 -17.0%
Arkansas $1,164 -$0 0.0%
California $1,326 $162 13.9%
Colorado $1,114 -$50 -4.3%
Connecticut $1,196 $32 2.7%
Delaware $1,316 $152 13.1%
Florida $1,456 $292 25.1%
Georgia $1,074 -$90 -7.7%
Hawaii $834 -$330 -28.4%
Idaho $786 -$378 -32.5%
Illinois $866 -$298 -25.6%
Indiana $876 -$288 -24.7%
Iowa $784 -$380 -32.6%
Kansas $1,106 -$58 -5.0%
Kentucky $1,588 $424 36.4%
Louisiana $1,720 $556 47.8%
Maine $718 -$446 -38.3%
Maryland $960 -$204 -17.5%
Massachusetts $930 -$234 -20.1%
Michigan $2,020 $856 73.5%
Minnesota $974 -$190 -16.3%
Mississippi $1,392 $228 19.6%
Missouri $1,032 -$132 -11.3%
Montana $1,250 $86 7.4%
Nebraska $918 -$246 -21.1%
Nevada $1,396 $232 19.9%
New Hampshire $840 -$324 -27.8%
New Jersey $1,302 $138 11.9%
New Mexico $1,032 -$132 -11.3%
New York $1,226 $62 5.3%
North Carolina $668 -$496 -42.6%
North Dakota $952 -$212 -18.2%
Ohio $804 -$360 -30.9%
Oklahoma $1,196 $32 2.7%
Oregon $1,066 -$98 -8.4%
Pennsylvania $1,110 -$54 -4.6%
Rhode Island $1,554 $390 33.5%
South Carolina $1,054 -$110 -9.5%
South Dakota $982 -$182 -15.6%
Tennessee $1,020 -$144 -12.4%
Texas $1,402 $238 20.4%
Utah $862 -$302 -25.9%
Vermont $796 -$368 -31.6%
Virginia $698 -$466 -40.0%
Washington $902 -$262 -22.5%
West Virginia $1,066 -$98 -8.4%
Wisconsin $806 -$358 -30.8%
Wyoming $1,036 -$128 -11.0%

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Chevrolet Sonic insurance rates by U.S. city

Choosing high deductibles could save up to $370 each year, while buying higher liability limits will cost you more. Going from a 50/100 limit to a 250/500 limit will cost as much as $414 . View Rates by Deductible or Liability Limit

If you like to drive fast or tend to cause accidents, you could be paying at a minimum $1,400 to $2,000 per year, depending on your age. A high-risk auto insurance policy can cost anywhere from 44% to 134% more than average. View High Risk Driver Rates

With so much variability in rates, the only way to know exactly what you will pay is to get quotes from as many companies as possible. Every company uses a different rate calculation, can be significantly different from one company to the next.

Insurance Rates by Trim Level and Model Year

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates by Model and Trim Level
Model and Trim Annual Premium Monthly Premium
Chevrolet Sonic LS Sedan $1,078 $90
Chevrolet Sonic LS Hatchback $1,106 $92
Chevrolet Sonic LT Hatchback $1,164 $97
Chevrolet Sonic LT Sedan $1,164 $97
Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Sedan $1,192 $99
Chevrolet Sonic LTZ Hatchback $1,220 $102
Chevrolet Sonic RS $1,276 $106

Rates assume 2013 model year, a 40-year-old male driver with no accidents or violations, $500 comprehensive and collision deductibles, minimum liability limits, and uninsured/under-insured motorist coverage included. Rates are for comparison only and are averaged for all 50 U.S. states.

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates by Model Year
Model Year Comprehensive Collision Liability Total Premium
2015 Chevrolet Sonic $218 $424 $456 $1,256
2014 Chevrolet Sonic $210 $380 $460 $1,208
2013 Chevrolet Sonic $196 $350 $460 $1,164
2012 Chevrolet Sonic $190 $328 $464 $1,140

Rates are averaged for all Chevrolet Sonic models and trim levels. Rates assume a 40-year-old male driver, full coverage with $500 deductibles, and a clean driving record.

How to Find Cheaper Chevrolet Sonic Insurance

Saving money on Chevrolet Sonic insurance not only requires being a safe driver, but also maintaining good credit, eliminating unneeded coverage, and bundling your home and auto policies. Take the time to shop around at least every two years by getting price quotes from direct carriers like GEICO and Progressive, and also from your local insurance agents.

Here is a summary of the information that was covered in this article.

  • Increasing deductibles can save around $350 each year
  • Drivers can save as much as $140 per year simply by quoting early and online
  • Drivers who require more liability insurance will pay about $510 each year to go from a minimum limit to 250/500 limits
  • Young drivers pay the highest rates, costing as high as $382 per month for full coverage
  • High-risk drivers that have multiple accidents or serious violations will pay on average $1,360 more each year for insurance

Rates by Driver Age

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates by Driver Age
Driver Age Premium
16 $4,584
20 $2,696
30 $1,196
40 $1,164
50 $1,066
60 $1,046

Full coverage, $500 deductibles

Rates by Deductible

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates with Different Deductibles
Deductible Premium
$100 $1,402
$250 $1,292
$500 $1,164
$1,000 $1,040

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates by Liability Limit

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates with Different Liability Limits
Liability Limit Premium
30/60 $1,164
50/100 $1,368
100/300 $1,483
250/500 $1,782
100 CSL $1,414
300 CSL $1,667
500 CSL $1,851

Full coverage, driver age 40

Rates for High Risk Drivers

Chevrolet Sonic Insurance Rates for High Risk Drivers
Age Premium
16 $6,496
20 $4,298
30 $2,562
40 $2,524
50 $2,416
60 $2,394

Full coverage, $500 deductibles, two speeding tickets, and one at-fault accident

If a financial responsibility filing is required, the additional charge below may also apply.

SR-22 Surcharge $162

Potential Rate Discounts

If you qualify for discounts, you may save the amounts shown below.

Discount Savings
Multi-policy $60
Multi-vehicle $63
Homeowner $19
5-yr Accident Free $79
5-yr Claim Free $75
Paid in Full/EFT $48
Advance Quote $55
Online Quote $80
Total Discounts $479
Rate after discounts $685

Discounts are estimated and may not be available from every company or in every state.

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