by tauscuppy on May 14, 2013 Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
I love this car! we always have new trucks, or vans.
when gas prices got so high, I went out and bought one of these (after muchresearch on other compacts) Now, this is the family car, it's taken us everywhere, not a single worry, I drive on the feeway ALL the time, and can't believe how smooth it is, I have to chech the sppedometer all the time, cuz I am always speeding, but, it never feels like it.
this car was 8 years old when I bought it, has just over 100.000 on it now.
I will own this car for a long time <3
by ckmolina on Aug 18, 2012 Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
My husband and I both own the 2005 aveo. His has 11500 miles on it and mine has 11300 miles on it. I drive the hatchback LS and he drives the sedan LT. We have driven from Missouri to California and back with no problems. Both of our daylight running lamps have quit working reliably, both the dashlight indicator and the lights themselves. We haven't gotten them fixed, instead we just turn on the headlights. Just recently we have had a problem with the sedan overheating. We are still trying to fix that one. The hatchback has had no major issues.
by sssargon on Aug 1, 2012 Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
I bought a used 2005 Aveo automatic in 2007 w/ about 25k miles on it to replace my Toyota Echo. It runs (and the mpg was nice), but has large blindspots in the front corners, so watch for pedestrians while turning & is lightweight so the wind blows it around on the highway. In 2009, w/ 45k mi, while replacing tires, found out there was a bent inner tie rod, which requires replacing this whole chassis ($700-900); it caused tires to wear out faster in the front and the car to wobble between 50-65 mph. 62k mi & the clock broke. After only 64k mi & regular maintenance, the engine died. Better replace the timing belt before 60k mi. Too bad it wouldn't have been worth it anyway. Disappointing.