Chevrolet Sonic Transmission Fluid Capacity

If you’re the owner of a Chevrolet Sonic, then it’s important to make sure that you’re using the best transmission fluid possible. Using the wrong type of transmission fluid can lead to all sorts of problems, including decreased fuel economy and damage to your transmission.

2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Chevrolet Sonic Transmission Fluid Capacity

Transmission Fluid Capacity Fluid Type
1.4l 6T45 6-speed Automatic Transmission 2017+ Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 4.2 quarts (4 liters)
AF6
1.8l 6T30 6-speed Automatic Transmission Total Fill 8 quarts (7.6 liters)
Initial Fill 4.8 quarts (4.5 liters)
AF6
1.4l 6T40 6-speed Automatic Transmission Total Fill 9 quarts (8.5 liters)
Initial Fill 4.2 quarts (4 liters)
AF6
M26 Manual Transmission 2017+ 3.4 pints (1.6 liters) GLS36
M32 Manual Transmission up to 2016 3.8 pints (1.8 liters) GLS36

So, what’s the best transmission fluid for Chevrolet Sonic? We’ve done some research and come up with a few recommendations.

First on our list is Valvoline MaxLife Multi-Vehicle ATF. This transmission fluid is designed for use in a wide variety of vehicles, including those with over 100,000 miles on the odometer. It’s a synthetic blend that contains special additives to help prevent wear and tear.

Another great option is Castrol Transmax Import Multi-Vehicle ATF. This transmission fluid is also a synthetic blend and it’s specifically designed for use in import vehicles. It helps to keep your transmission running smoothly and can even improve fuel economy.

Dan Hoffman

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