In profile, the body's prominent shoulder lines catch the eye, as does their dynamic beading that sweeps from the front to the rear door. It doesn't take long, though, for the Aveo's economy roots to emerge. Pushed hard, the engine sounds harsh and buzzy, especially as revs ascend. Chevrolet also markets a companion hatchback, now called the Aveo5. And even with all the options boxes checked, there's no power door lock switch — instead, the driver's lock directs the other three with an electromechanical chirp that's sure to annoy passengers.
Actual down payment and resulting monthly payments may vary depending upon type and use of vehicle, regional lender requirements, and the strength of your credit. After one hour, the seats were reported to become much less comfortable, while the driver became fatigued at a steering wheel that was positioned at arm's length. The 2008 Chevrolet Aveo is Chevy's cheapest model and one of the cheapest in the U. The Aveo doesn't handle particularly well either; it's not confidence-inspiring in tight corners, possibly due to pronounced body lean. In the insurance-industry tests, an Aveo sedan was rated Acceptable in frontal protection, Marginal in side protection, and Poor in the seat-based rear impact tests. Cargo The Aveo's trunk holds 12.
Eye-catching contours, which flow from the bonnet to the A-pillar, highlight the sporty look. Accelerator response is immediate, keeping the Aveo from feeling underpowered around town. If you're in the market for an affordable small car, you should consider the value, reliability and better gas mileage of the or. Worse yet, gas mileage is beat by all major competitors — and some of them feel noticeably quicker. The tall body affords plenty of headroom or a boxlike cargo space with the seats folded. All the Aveo competitors above include a hatchback variant, and others— like the Honda Fit and Suzuki Reno — come only as hatchbacks.
All registered in England and Wales. Performance, however, is not on a par with the subcompact leaders. Chevrolet Aveo Chevrolet Aveo, the successor of the Kalos, was first shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2007. Front restraints can be tilted forward, a feature that could mitigate whiplash if used properly. The new Aveo has grown slightly and is four centimetres longer than its predecessor. The bonnet follows the lines of the radiator grille.
The 2007 Aveo5 model is carried over from last year's design, but this review focuses on the sedan. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. A Hold button near the gearshift drops the transmission down to third, and it's often the easiest way to get better passing performance. The is easy to use, it has a user-friendly interface and Please take a look at the to see it in action. The backs of the front seats are soft, offering the equivalent of knee cutouts for increased backseat legroom. The Aveo hatchback sports Chevrolet's new design features, as characterised by the big horizontally split radiator grille with a body-coloured crossbeam and the brand logo sitting prominently in the center. The glove box is about the size I expect for a compact car.
The Detroit News thinks the Chevrolet 2008 Aveo may be the last vehicle built with hand-cranked windows and manual locks and side mirrors. Getting yourself behind the wheel of a low insurance group car possible is one of the most effective ways of reducing your. It's not hard to understand why: the extra door gives them the edge in versatility over their sedan counterparts. Steering is moderate, and is unimpressive. Updated sheet metal notwithstanding, I'm not sure it's worth the extra scratch. The cup holder was found to be entirely inadequate as well. As of this writing, neither the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety nor the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has crash tested the 2007 Aveo.
The Aveo5 hatchback was given a middling four-star rating in side impact, while the Aveo sedan got only three stars in rear-seat side protection. Edmunds reports that the base Chevrolet Aveo model does come with front seat side airbags as standard equipment, but not side curtain airbags. All but one of the sources consulted by experts at TheCarConnection. All 2008 Chevrolet Aveo models have a 103-horsepower, 1. Numerous one-offs from various coachbuilders and designers as well as various boutique performance and tuner cars will be competing for attention with the usual echelons of production and concept debuts from established automakers. In many places, it succeeds.
In addition, hatches sometimes look a little better than their sedan siblings, and seldom come with… The annual cavalcade of cars that is the Geneva Motor Show is under way and 2008 has shaped up to be no different from any other year. The recall began on February 6, 2015. What it does offer is an economical sticker price, and efficient point A-to-B transportation. Take away the nifty options and new styling, and the Aveo has improved little from the first-generation car. The Inside Despite its small exterior dimensions, the Aveo's cabin has an open feel to it. Basic equipment The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Chevrolet Aveo 08-11. This information is supplied for personal use only and may not be used for any commercial purpose whatsoever without the express written consent of Chrome Data.