Prices range from $11,965 up to $15,365 for the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The Aveo is the smallest and least costly vehicle that GM manufactures. It features a 1.6L 106hp DOHC four-cylinder Ecotec engine which provides at least adequate power when combined with your choice of a 4-speed auto or 5-speed manual transmission. And especially for car that costs so little, the interior is quite impressive.
The Chevy Aveo is available as either a five-door hatchback (the Aveo5) or a four-door sedan. It is classified as a subcompact vehicle with competition from the Hyundai Accent, Toyota Yaris, Honda Fit and the Nissan Versa. The Aveo has been designed for practicality and economical everyday transportation. While it may lack the handling and responsiveness of a sports car, it is quite comfortable, especially in the midst of maddening urban traffic scenes.
Fuel efficiency ratings for the 2010 Chevy Aveo are estimated at 27 MPG in the cities and 34 MPG on the highways. That puts it directly in the middle of its competition, but all are quite similar – within a mile or two per gallon of fuel. And the Aveo’s small price tag makes it an especially attractive opportunity for saving cash.
On the inside, nice upholstery and easy to use, well-positioned controls make driving pleasurable. The driver’s seat is able to be adjusted for height and provides a nice amount of cushiness. Although some of the competition is more powerful, quieter and more responsive, the Aveo is still a fun and enjoyable car to drive. Also, the hatchback model makes hauling gear, luggage and other necessities very convenient.
Surprisingly, OnStar roadside assistance and auxiliary jacks are standard features. Optional features include XM satellite radio as well as a wide selection of additional safety features. A versatile center for driver information is included that displays exterior temperatures, current fuel efficiency ratings and driving range. You can also opt to purchase charcoal-colored leatherette seats as well as steering wheels and shifting knobs that are wrapped in genuine leather.
The basic vehicle warranty for the Chevy Aveo covers you for 36 months or 36,000 miles. The Powertrain warranty stays in effect for 60 months or 100,000 miles. You’re covered against rust and corrosion for 72 months or 100,000 miles. And you will always have roadside assistance available to you for 60 months or 100,000 miles.
The curb weight of the Chevy Aveo for 2010 is just 2568 pounds. And for such a small vehicle, it offers an impressive amount of interior spaciousness. Standard seating arrangements can accommodate five passengers. Front and side impact air bags are included for both the driver and the front passenger. All trims also come with standard systems for vehicle tracking in the case of theft. In addition, the THEFTLOCK theft deterrent radio system is included.
, the 2010 Chevrolet Aveo provides you with a practical and very affordable option for comfortable day-to-day transportation. Impressive warranty coverage standards and tempting sell points like OnStar roadside assistance make the Aveo difficult not to take seriously.