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Chevrolet Aveo

Rs. 5,98,901 to Rs. 7,10,102 (ex showroom delhi)

Chevrolet Aveo Review

Chevrolet Aveo in India

General Motors’ Indian arm Chevrolet launched the Aveo sedan in India in 2006. The lustrous and robust Chevrolet Aveo is an embodiment of uber cool styling.  The sedan flaunts contemporary designing which makes it distinctive and renders it a modish look. The sedan is offered in both petrol and CNG trim levels. The petrol version is available in three models while the CNG variant is available only on the 1.4 LS version.

Chevrolet Aveo price

Chevrolet Aveo sedan has been priced competitively at Rs 5.90 lakh (ex showroom Delhi), the car rivals with other sedans present in the entry level sedan segment, including Mahindra Verito, Maruti Swift Dzire, Toyota Etios, Hyundai Accent, Tata indigo and Ford Fiesta Classic.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Review by Expert

Chevrolet Aveo PicturesThough the car has not been able to garner impressive sales until now, therefore rumours suggest that the company is thinking to bring Chevrolet Sail sedan as the replacement of Aveo sedan. On the exterior front the sedan brags a chrome glutted grille with preeminent cross bar with the gold colour Chevrolet monogram placed in the centre that enhances the overall look of the car. The dimensions of the sedan are as follows-sedan is considerably long with 4,310mm of length, it is 1,710mm wide, height of the Aveo sedan is 1,505mm and the wheelbase of Chevrolet Aveo is 2,480mm.

Inside the sedan, the car is bestowed with two tone beige interiors, sporty instrumental cluster with chrome surround and chrome inside door handles come standard in the Chevrolet Aveo L S petrol and Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 CNG trim levels. However, the top end variant apart from these features come equipped with leather wrapped steering and gear knob, leather upholstery, chrome surround AC vents and wood finish interiors. This American born Indian sedan is powered with a 1.4 litre four cylinder engine with VGIS technology; it has a displacement of 1,399cc and generates 94PS of power with a peak torque of 127Nm.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Mileage and Fuel Efficiency

Powered by the 1.4 litre petrol engine, the sedan offers satisfactory mileage on city roads and highway. The four cylinder engine with VGIS technology runs 10.5 kmpl on the city roads, while it delivers 14.2 kmpl of fuel efficiency on highways. The CNG variant which is offered on the 1.4 LS trim also proffers similar fuel economy. Chevrolet Aveo on an average offers decent mileage across its models. The Chevrolet Aveo CNG variant runs 10.5kmpl on the busy city roads, while on the highway it offers a fuel efficiency of 14.2 kmpl. Therefore the petrol and CNG variants proffer precisely the same mileage. The fuel efficiency is the same across its petrol variants, since the car is not offered in diesel version therefore its rivals have an upper hand over it especially as far as the fuel economy is concerned as the diesel version is more frugal.

Engine Type Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
1.4L, Petrol Engine 10.5 kmpl 14.2 kmpl
1.4L, CNG Engine 10.5 kmpl 14.2 kmpl

 

Chevrolet Aveo Models and Features

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Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 LS

Chevrolet Aveo LS model sports chrome radiator grille and full wheel covers on the exteriors. Inside the car, the LS trim flaunts the two tone beige interiors along with sporty instrumental cluster with chrome surround and chrome inside door handles. These features come as standard in the Chevrolet Aveo sedan. LS version is equipped with power steering, power windows, remote boot release, electrically adjustable OVRM’s, Audio system with CD/MP3 and other comfort features. Security features like central locking and 2.5 mph front and rear bumpers are also present in the sedan.

Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 LT

Other than the standard features, the LT variant also features B pillar styling strip, rear spoiler and alloy wheels. Chrome surround AC vents, leather upholstery, leather wrapped steering, leather wrapped gear knob and wood finished interiors. The LT variant also comes with rear defogger and other features present in the LS variant. In addition to the safety features present in LS variant, the LT trim also comes with driver airbag and front fog lamps.

Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 LT with ABS

Other than the features present in LT variant, the top end variant comes with ABS that is the only difference between the top end variant with ABS and LT variant.

Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 CNG

Chevrolet Aveo CNG flaunts chrome radiator grille and full wheel covers. Interiors of CNG version features two tone beige interiors, sporty instrument cluster with chrome surround and chrome inside handles. Rest of the features are also similar to the LS version. The CNG variant is equipped with a next gen seq engine CNG kit.

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Chevrolet Aveo Engine, Power and Performance

Chevrolet Aveo Engine PicturesChevrolet Aveo is offered in petrol and CNG variants only; it is armed with the powerful 1.4 litre petrol engine that generates a requisite power and torque. The VGIS technology makes the engine mightier and robust. Engine comes fitted with four cylinders and offers 1399cc of displacement. The petrol engine poops out 94PS of power and 127Nm of maximum torque. If we compare Chevrolet Aveo with its rivals, it clearly comes out a winner as the 1.4 litre petrol engine generates a high power and torque as compared to its counterparts. Mated to a manual transmission, the 1.4 litre petrol engine offers good performance and acceleration.

The CNG version is offered on the Chevrolet Aveo LS variant and is powered with the same 1.4 litre petrol engine. The absence of diesel mill is definitely affecting the sales of the sedan as the demand for diesel variants is high. Rumour has it that the highly anticipated Chevrolet Sail sedan is a replacement of Aveo and will be offered in both petrol and diesel variants.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Pick Up and Acceleration

Chevrolet Aveo Tachometer PicturesAs mentioned earlier the Aveo sedan is powered with the 1.4 liter petrol engine that pumps out reasonable power and torque as compared to its competitors. The 1.4 litre powerplant engenders 94PS of suitable power and a peak torque of 127Nm that makes the sedan stand out in the entry level sedan segment. Harmonized to a five speed, manual transmission, the1.4 litre, 1399cc 16 valves, 4-cylinder petrol mill proffers a satisfactory pick up. Chevrolet Aveo can propel from zilch to 100kmph mark in a meagre 13.42 seconds. The sedan can zoom to the unmatchable speed of 175kmph.

Engine Type Power (PS/RPM) Torque (NM/RPM) Acceleration (0-100 kmph) Top Speed Transmission
1.4L, Petrol Engine 94 / 6200 127 / 3500 13.42 seconds 175kmph Manual Transmission

 

Chevrolet Aveo Interiors and Features

Chevrolet Aveo Rear Seats PictureChevrolet Aveo interiors are contemporary and reflect sheer style. The inside story reveals that the sedan offers roomier interiors and can seat five people comfortably. Features that come standard in the sedan includes two tone beige interiors, sporty instrumental cluster with chrome surround and chrome inside door handles, these features can be seen in all the trim levels of Aveo sedan. Apart from these, other features that can be seen in Aveo sedan are the chrome surround AC vents, the leather upholstery yields an up market look to the sedan and changes the overall feel of the Aveo sedan. Along with this the leather wrapped steering complements well with the leather upholstery and the leather wrapped gear knob makes the entire feel very classy. Interiors have been given wooden finish that gives a luxury tinge to the sedan.

Apart from these, the Chevrolet Aveo offers ample of comfort and convenience features. There is a long list of comfort features that includes power steering, tiltable steering column and battery saver. The sedan also comes with Chevrolet Aveo Inside Driver Side Door Open Picturethe rear armrest; seat back shopping hooks can be used to hang your stuff while coming back from the office or shopping. Power windows along with height adjustable driver’s seat are also present in the Aveo sedan. Sedan is fitted with four speakers whilst the top end version is befitted with six speakers.

Printed antenna, tripmeter, remote boot release, rear defogger are some of the other comfort features that the sedan flaunts. Besides these, some of the other innovative features include remote keyless entry which now a days is present in most of the sedans. Illuminated keyring cylinder, electrically adjustable OVRM’s and audio system with CD/MP3 are some of the other comfort and convenience features that are equipped in the sedan.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Exterior and Features

Chevrolet Aveo Headlight PicturesChevrolet Aveo has attractive exteriors with appealing front look. Features like chrome radiator grille and full wheel covers come as standard in Aveo, apart from this, the top end variant with ABS come with B pillar styling strip, rear spoiler and alloy wheels which beautifies the car further. Aveo is affixed with sporty looking head lamps and tail lamps. The sharp contours and wide shoulders of the car render it a suave urban sedan look.

Aveo sedan is befitted with a chrome glutted grille with a preeminent cross bar and a gold coloured Chevrolet badge at the centre makes it look even more distinctive. A radio antenna is fixed in the rear glass of the sedan which upholds the overall look of the sedan. Along with these, the chrome door handles, two tone body colours and foldaway outside mirrors add more charm to the exteriors of the sedan. Lending robustness and sturdiness to the Aveo sedan are the broad stance, sharply shapes outside feature lines that are spread from the front to the rear and the sharply stated ‘shoulders’ on the wheel openings. The Chevrolet Aveo sedan looks smashing and brawn.

Chevrolet Aveo Wheel and Tyre PicturesThe sedan posses endearing looks which is couple with innovative features, therefore an impeccable combination of these two makes the sedan completely irresistible. Chevrolet Aveo sedan does not sport cutting edge looks, but it has appealing and sober looks which make it conspicuous in the entry level sedan segment. As far as the exterior dimension of the Aveo sedan is concerned, the car is over four meters long with 4,310mm of length with a width of 1,710mm. Therefore it wouldn’t be wrong to say that the sedan is capacious enough. The sedan is 1,505mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2,480mm.

 

Safety Features in Chevrolet Aveo

Chevrolet Aveo Tail Light PicturesIt is very important to have safety features in the car as the roads are very unsafe. Most of the cars, including the hatchbacks too are coming with high tech safety features which has become imperative for a car.  The presence of safety features can prevent people sitting inside the car from being damaged during an accident. Chevrolet Aveo is armed with a host of safety features like central locking and 2.5 mph front and rear bumpers. Apart from these basic safety features, driver airbag is also fitted in the sedan. Front fog lamps help in manoeuvring on roads during excessive winters which otherwise becomes difficult due to the thick layer of fog that makes it difficult to drive on road. There is only one variant that comes with ABS; this is the Chevrolet Aveo LT variant with ABS.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Driving and Handling

Chevrolet Aveo Steering Wheel PicturesChevrolet Aveo is equipped with some of the safety features which make the sedan a safe and comfortable car to drive. The sedan is fun to drive on highways and can also be driven easily through the squeezed Indian lanes. Car runs smoothly and offers an effortless drive. The 1.4 litre engine mated to a five speed manual transmission delivers a powerful performance.

 

 

Chevrolet Aveo Accessories

Chevrolet Aveo Stereo PicturesCustomize your Chevrolet Aveo sedan with accessories available to make it more comfortable for you. Door mats made of high quality woven polypropylene piles or natural rubber prevents the company made carpet from being damaged. The bespoke supreme quality splash guards (mud bumper) prevent the sedan from mud and dust accession. The seat covers are also available in attractive colour combinations which blend well with the interiors of the sedan. Steering covers made of premium PU that renders a modish look and also helps in getting a better grip on the steering while driving.

 

Chevrolet Aveo Conclusion

The sedan has a sporty look on the exterior front and the aesthetic design renders a suave look to the car. Offered only in petrol and one CNG variant the lack of a diesel version is definitely pinching Chevrolet. The Chevrolet Aveo is spacious and has a mighty engine as compared to its rivals in the entry level sedan segment. Price has been tagged competitively, which gives it an edge over its counterparts. Mileage offered by Aveo sedan is decent but not very impressive and the company should work on it. Other cars in the entry level sedan segment offer better mileage and are also present in diesel variant which gives them an upper hand over Aveo.

Chevrolet Aveo Variants

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Chevrolet Aveo Petrol
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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

*Rear Window Defogger *Power & Tilt Steering *Power Windows (Front+Rear) *Central Locking
1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

*Alloy Wheels *Leather Upholstery *Music System with 6 Speakers *Driver Airbag
1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

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1399 cc , Petrol

10.5 kmpl (City)
14.2 kmpl (Highway)

*ABS with EBD

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