Chevy replaces Aveo with Sonic

Chevy replaces Aveo with SonicAt the Detroit Auto Show, Chevrolet unveiled its replacement for the Aveo – a subcompact called the Sonic, which will be available as a four-door sedan or sporty five-door hatchback.

As part of the terms of General Motors' bailout, the new vehicle will be manufactured in the U.S., according to USA Today. The Sonic will feature a variety of electronics and gadgets, including compatibility with an iPhone app that allows drivers to control many of the vehicle's features remotely. It will also include the telematics system OnStar and come equipped with Bluetooth connectivity and satellite radio, the news provider reports.

Set to be priced affordably, the Sonic may be among the best cars for bad credit of the 2012 model year. It will come standard with a four-cylinder engine and feature the same optional 1.4 liter turbo engine as the Chevrolet Cruze, according to the news source. the Sonic is set to arrive in dealerships later this year. Drivers who are interested in the Sonic may want to take it for a test drive and research their car financing options.