The 5-Star Crash Tested 2012 Chevy Sonic is Available at Matthew Hargreaves Chevy in Detroit

The 2012 Chevy Sonic at Matthew Hargreaves Chevy, has been awarded a 5-star overall safety rating National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Online PR News – 14-January-2012 – – Even with more rigorous tests by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2012 Chevy Sonic proved its safety with its current 5-star rating in overall safety. Matthew Hargreaves Chevy is pleased to offer this vehicle to their customers in Detroit.

For passenger safety, the 2012 Chevy Sonic offers several interior safety features. Airbags exist throughout the entire cabin to soften the blow of impact during a collision: driver and front passenger dual-stage frontal air bags, seat-mounted side pelvic/thorax air bags, knee air bags, and head curtain side airbags. The 2012 Sonic has provides safety belt pretensioners to reduce the risk of whiplash for the driver and front passenger.

To keep the vehicle safely on the ground, the 2012 Chevy Sonic offers standard safety features for control. StabiliTrak electronic stability control actually applies the brakes or adjusts the throttle if the system determines that the driver needs assistance with steering around curves. Power-assisted front disc and rear drum brakes with ABS help provide traction on slippery surfaces by adding addition braking pressure when needed.

To provide continued safety after a potential collision has occurred, the 2012 Chevy Sonic provides drivers with OnStar with an Automatic Crash Response System. This system uses a GPS system and cell phone technology to automatically alert the nearest responders for help. OnStar also provides drivers with stolen vehicle assistance, remote door unlock, roadside assistance, hands-free calling, and vehicle diagnostics for even more safety.

Those interested in taking the 2012 Chevy Sonic out for a test drive, or simply wish to learn more information, please visit Matthew Hargreaves Chevy in Detroit. Their staff will be happy to assist with any questions. Also visit Matthew Hargreaves Chevy online to view the 2012 Sonic inventory at and keep up-to-date with the latest Chevy news and sales on Matthews Hargreaves Facebook at