How it works
Choose Your Set
No matter the task at hand, we have the toolsets to match your skill and area of expertise.
The Sonic Pathway Program was created as a system to ensure technicians are equipped with the
proper tools needed throughout their career. Start with basic, intermediate, or advanced toolset
and expand your tools to match your skill level.
Add As You Grow
The Sonic Pathway Program was designed to be added onto over time, creating a more comprehensive
sets that are fully organized with the Sonic Inventory System. Progressing with the Sonic Pathway
Program throughout your career leads to uniform tool sets with less miscellaneous tools. The basic
set includes everything a technician would need for more beginner task and is designed to grow over
time with intermediate and advanced add-on sets.
Purchase with confidence
Our sets are built by technicians, for technicians. Our market and technical partnerships have allowed
us to build the ultimate solution for each skill level. Rest assured knowing that you have the right tools,
backed by a lifetime warranty and hassle-free replacement.
Recruiting & Retention
By utilizing a philosophy of onboarding technicians with tools, it allows for growth opportunities and the career advancements your employees are looking for.
Our inventory control system provides a transparent environment for the most efficient technicians. More efficient techs = more efficient operations.
Increase Your Bottom Line
Whether you're supplying your own tools, or an employer is, increase the money in your pocket by reducing unnecessary debt.
Increase your efficiency by working with the Sonic Inventory Control System. Retrieve tools faster, reduce the risk of misplaced tools, and take inventory of your set quicker.
Ideal for techs starting their career. New technicians get a robust toolset to start their career and
pathway to grow as they move up.
For technicians that need a more comprehensive set of tools, our intermediate sets are
available as add-ons to the basic set or individually.
As techs gain experience, they'll need more complex tools. Our Advanced kit is perfect for
technicians needing a more comprehensive tool kit.
Solutions That Enable Techs To Earn, Not Owe
Sonic promotes technician growth by offering affordable solutions that match their skill level.
|Tool Set Configuration
||Avg. Annual Salary"
1-2 years experience
New Techs recieve a robust tool set to kickstart their career without
an unbearable amount of debt.
3-5 years experience
Sonic offers cost-effective upgrades as skills are built.
5-7 years experience
As technicians hit their professional stride, they need more
advanced tools to tackle more difficult projects
and are rewarded by higher pay.
|Net Investment Required
The right tools, at the right time maximizes tech
ROI at a fraction of the cost.
*source: salary.com 2020 median salary data for U.S. automotive technicians. | **Competitors do not offer scaled sets. Costs based on custom assortments.
Hire for talent, not tools
Plan for career growth
20% more efficient with Sonic
I have a dual responsibility to my technicians and their growth, and to our dealerships and company,
Sonic has met the needs of both of those responsibilites.
VP Fixed Ops - The Car Group