2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Lowering Kit Installed

February 12, 2013

A STILLEN customer picked up some new Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs for his 2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback and sent in a few photos of the quick and easy install. These Eibach Pro-Kit Springs were on the car in just a couple hours and transformed the Sonic Hatchback into a fun driving little commuter.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Stock Height
The 2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback sitting at stock height.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs
Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs are available for the 2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback and 2013 Chevy Sonic Sedan.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs
Pro-Kit box contains front and rear springs, front boots, bump stops and product/warranty literature.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback
The windshield wipers and plastic cover removed to reveal the top of the front struts.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Stock Front Shock and Spring
Front tire removed to access the 2013 Chevy Sonic stock front suspension.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Stock Front Shock and Spring Removed
Stock strut and spring removed with just 4 nuts.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Stock Springs Compressed
You can usually rent these spring compressors at your local auto parts store like Pep Boys or Auto Zone for free.

 Hatchback Stock Rear Shock and Spring
Rear tire removed to expose the 2013 Chevy Sonic stock suspension.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Stock Rear Spring
The rear is so easy you can actually change the rear spring without removing the tire if you wanted to. With a jackstand under the rear axle, just remove the shock bottom bolt then slowly lower the jack stand. The rear spring tilts right out.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs
Eibach Pro-Kit installed on the 2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback with stock 15″ wheels.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs
Add some 205/45/17 tires slightly stretched on some 17x8s and you have a little commuter worth driving.

2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs

Eibach Pro-Kit Lowering Springs for the 2013 Chevy Sonic Hatchback and 2013 Chevy Sonic Sedan (part no. 38160.140) available here: http://www.stillen.com/product/lowering-kits/eibach-prokit-lowering-springs-4-springs-38160140-eib38160140-115186.html

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