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2009 Chevrolet Aveo - Consumer Reviews

2009 Chevrolet Aveo

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What a mess!!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By markg13
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo 1LT 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Always drove Chevys, this may be my last! Going back to dealer again for same reason within 2 mnths, do I blame the dealer or the crappy car? Creaks and groans from the frame/bodywork within first week of purchase, mileage nowhere near advertised levels, rides like a covered wagon on the Oregon Trail, about as peppy as a lawn mower (and as quiet as one!); nice interior, though. Is this GM's idea of a joke? Is this how you re-build trust in a company that almost went belly-up? I realize this car came from subsidiary in S. Korea, that doesnt excuse shoddy execution/quality. Beware!!


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Disappointing but...
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By ScootsG8
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo 5 2LT 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my Aveo5LT in August of '09 after getting a job an hour from home. I drive rural highways nearly all the way. A 15mph wind makes it unnerving and a 25 mph wind makes it downright scary. Being in MN, it's difficult to get around in snow with the small tires and short clearance. I'm averaging 31 mpg on the highway and that's not enough. It's loud, not really well-built and to be honest, it's easy to imagine heavy damage meeting anything larger than a mailbox, should you get in an accident. The oil filters are spendy. Suzuki builds the for Chevrolet. The only saving grace of the Aveo is the room. I'm 6'3" and have no issues with headroom in the car. Value is so-so.


Best Features

Headroom. Good visibility.


Worst Features

Lighten the internal parts of the engine to develop some quicker power. Quiet it down. Have Holden build it instead of Suzuki.


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Same problem, 4 times in 3 weeks
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By sunshine
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo 1LT 4dr Sedan (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


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the acceleration is not very good however,the good fuel economy makes up for it. i have owned this car just under a year now and recently have been having problems with the car. They keep fixing it but 2 days later it breaks again. tomorrow will be the fourth time in less than three weeks that i will be taking it into the dealership. other than this, i love the car, but i guess you get what you pay for! Cheap price means cheap quality


Best Features

i love the Yellow color i got. and i love how despite how small it may look, the inside is very spacious and will comfortably fit everyone


Worst Features

QUALITY


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Not bad for the PRICE!
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Roy
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo 5 1LT 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


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Good car for a beginner because it is small. Easy to park and handle. Under the hood isn't hard to work on. This is NOT a high $$ vehicle so no it doesn't have some of the things a pricier model has, but for the price you pay it's a pretty good car. For under $10,000, I bought this car new, I think it was worth the price.


Best Features

Favorites about the car, I like the looks.


Worst Features

Improvement: Tire pressure light, cruise control and air conditioner did stop working for awhile.


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A BIG mistake!
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By Connie
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2009 Chevrolet Aveo 5 LS 4dr Hatchback (1.6L 4cyl 5M)


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Such a disappointment! I owned it for 6 months & traded it in. Blows all over the road on a windy day, can't imagine how bad it blows around in the winter months. Loses all power going up a hill - by the time you get to the top you could walk faster. Low tire pressure light keeps coming on even though pressure is right. Radio is poor. Cup holder is a joke. All in all just feels junky.


Best Features

I like the body shape & color I had, blue moon.


Worst Features

Heavier weight & more power.


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