The Chevrolet Aveo has been a popular choice in the past few years thanks to its low price and availability. But recent competition from Honda, Nissan, Scion and Toyota have raised the small-car bar significantly. Consumers are advised to shop carefully and, if possible, look beyond simply price.
- Low price, ample headroom make the car feel big on the inside, logical control layout.
- Engine lacks both power and fuel efficiency, manual transmission's gearing is too wide, hatchback's dowdy styling.