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Review: 2009 Chevy Aveo 5

Until the new Chevy Spark here in 2011, the entry point for getting into the General Motors product line-up remains the Chevy Aveo. The Korean-built Aveo is available in two forms, a four-door sedan and five-door hatch. The hatchback is dubbed the Aveo 5, an example of which spent some time in the AutoblogGreen Garage during the week following the Detroit Auto Show. This is the first opportunity we've had to sample the Aveo and it turned out to be something of a mixed bag. The Aveo 5 is the smallest model in the current North American GM lineup and fits into the sub-compact B-Segment. Dime... Read More

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    New York 2011: Chevrolet Sonic's Z-Spec accessories add illusion of sportiness
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    Extra spoilers and lower side skirts can look cool, but if the car doesn't have any sort of augmented performance, it all seems pointless. Still, for those who want to give the appearance of being quick, Chevrolet will offer a line of Z-Spec dealer-installed accessories for its upcoming 2012 Sonic. Chevrolet chose to debut its dot matrix-wrapped Sonic ...

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    Chevrolet previews Z-Spec accessories for Sonic ahead of New York
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    Chevrolet is hopping headlong into the dealer-as-aftermarketer business with its new Z-Spec upgrade line of parts and accessories. The new performance and visual trickery will begin with the much-anticipated 2012 Chevrolet Sonic subcompact shown here. Slated to debut at next week's New York Auto Show, the range of custom bits will be available by the end ...

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    Paris 2010: Chevrolet Aveo is ready for global B-segment battle
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    My, what big eyes you have. The Chevy Aveo might look a little awkward from certain angles, but it's sure to be a wholly better machine than its predecessor. Still, the new design is a big step forward for General Motors, and we like certain cues like the rear door handles being integrated into the C-pillar and the mean, Spark-inspired taillamps. This ...

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    Video: Promo clips show off Chevrolet's Paris debuts
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    Curious about the new products that Chevy is bringing to the Paris Motor Show? You've already seen the Cruze hatchback, Aveo, Orlando and Captiva here on Autoblog, but you haven't seen them in motion. More importantly, though, we see the first glimpses of these new cars' interiors. We're kinda digging the gauge cluster on the Aveo (above), which has a ...

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    Officially, Official: Chevrolet to unveil 2012 Aveo at Paris Motor Show
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    Chevrolet's all-new B-segment challenger will make its world debut at the Paris Motor Show later this month before arriving in the United States next year to take on the Ford Fiesta. The production version of the 2012 Aveo has retained the vastly improved styling the public first saw on the Aveo RS concept in Detroit last January, including the exposed ...

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    General Motors unveils Chevrolet Aveo show car ahead of Paris Motor Show
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    General Motors is continuing its small-car onslaught by showing off the next-generation Chevrolet Aveo at this year's Paris Motor Show. According to the company, the show car on display will be the spitting image of the actual production version, though we can expect a few small changes to show up as dictated by each market. GM says that the new Aveo ...

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    Detroit 2010: Chevrolet Aveo RS concept answers one question, poses another [w/video]
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    We lost track of the number of times the Chevrolet Aveo RS concept was dubbed a "euro hot hatch" during The Bowtie brand's press conference, and judging by the number of times the word "tuner" was used, Chevy's desperate to rebrand its econobox. The other reoccurring word: "Concept." This isn't the next Aveo – at least not yet. We expect a more ...

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    Chevrolet Aveo RS concept proves small hatches are ready for a renaissance
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    If by chance we thought about the Chevrolet Aveo at all during the past several years, it was usually because of its unfortunate styling and cheap feel. Starting with next week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show, Chevy is out to change the Aveo's image into a product that we might actually desire. The process begins with the Aveo RS concept, which provides a ...

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    Chevrolet Aveo RS concept proves small hatches are ready for a renaissance
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    If by chance we thought about the Chevrolet Aveo at all during the past several years, it was usually because of its unfortunate styling and cheap feel. Starting with next week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show, Chevy is out to change the Aveo's image into a product that we might actually desire. The process begins with the Aveo RS concept, which provides a ...

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    Detroit Preview: Next-generation Chevrolet Aveo RS to appear at Cobo
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    On Wednesday night, Chevrolet held a media preview in Motown to discuss and show off some of what will be coming up at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Unfortunately, we were not allowed take any photos or video at the event, although General Motors officials did say we could write about anything that was discussed. The presentation kicked off with an ...

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    Geneva 2008: Chevrolet Aveo 3-Door
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chevrolet Aveo Three-Door.What more can be said about the Euro-market Chevy Aveo three-door? Fortunately, not much. The new Aveo gets the reworked front fascia, complete with Anime eyes and gaping maw, while the shallow accent lines that flank the doors angle slightly higher to conform to the three-door's shorter ...

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    LA 2007: 2009 Chevy Aveo5 arrives in the U.S.
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    click above image to view high-res gallery of the Chevy Aveo5 For 2008, Chevy is adding to its small car lineup with the return of the Aveo5. Two trim levels are being offered, including a Special Value Model and LS. Key standard features include 60/40 flip-and-fold rear seats, standard dual front and side-impact air bags, and body-color rear-view mirrors ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: Chevy Aveo falls down ugly tree in Frankfurt, hits every branch
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    var digg_url = 'http://www.digg.com/design/Chevy_Aveo_falls_down_ugly_tree_in_Frankfurt_hits_every_branch_pics'; Ladies and gentlemen, the new Chevy Aveo for the European market is proof positive the grass is not always greener on the other side (at least for now). Previously known as the Kalos in Europe, the new Aveo five-door should vaguely remind you ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: Look out, the new Chevy Aveo 5-door wants to eat you
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    Click image for galleryThe Chevy Aveo has never been a car to set one's heart racing, but the restyled 2007 edition in sedan form is a decent-looking economy car with a visually appealing interior. Here in the US, the Aveo5 hatchback retained its old looks, which were nothing special, and we all assumed that at some point it would take on the same freshened ...

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    Chicago Auto Show: Chevy dealers go to Xtremes
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    High-res gallery available by clicking imageThe Chevy dealers of Chicagoland decided to add a little extra pizzazz to the Chicago Auto Show this year by toting out some of their best accessorized concept vehicles from the past few years -- cars and trucks that help customers see what they can do with their own Bowtied babies. Love it or hate it, the HHR is ...

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