2007 Chevrolet Aveo 5 Special Value 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)
I love my little Aveo, I bought it brand new in April of 2007 and the only things I've had to do where get the valve cover replaced (under warranty), change a relay switch which cost me less than $20, wheel bearings at 60k and regular maintenance. I've used mobil 1 in my car since the day I brought it home, literally and I've had no problems! It is fun to drive, the easiest 5 speed I swear, I just changed the brakes for the 1st time at 90k miles. (you don't use much with a stick). It has been very reliable and great on gas, i usually get 35-37 mpg, never under 32mpg. If you treat it right, it will return the favor!
Gas mileage; 35-37mpg regularly
Easy to drive
Fits a ton in the back when you put the seats down!
Enough pep to get you on the interstate and moving with traffic in no time
Easy to change oil and easy to reach anything under the hood if needed
Windows fog up when it rains and snows
No A/C on the SVM
other than that I've found the Aveo 5 SVM to be a great little car and extremely reliable.