Chevrolet Aveo 5dr 1.4 Review
5 for value

Story by Cheryl Tay, pictures by Azfar Hashim
9 Jul 2008

Lately, compact and fuel-efficient cars are gaining popularity due to the never-ending increase in fuel prices and the constant changes in consumer tastes - and the Chevrolet Aveo5 is an example of this bracket of inexpensive cars that compromises little, in terms of features or convenience


Throughout the series of updates, the little compact Aveo has slowly transformed into a better vehicle by addressing appearance, performance, quality and features. As a result, the Aveo range offers a high-value combination of fresh styling and features not expected in this segment.

Manufactured in Korea by the now defunct Daewoo, the newly launched Aveo5 is a fuss-free car that fulfils your basic transportation needs. Back with an extensive facelift, the car’s chief virtues of affordability and inexpensive maintenance still remains.

A facelift is a marketing tactic carmakers use so as to retain consumer interest and appeal of the car. Usually, a facelift is merely an exterior refresh with basic cosmetic modifications - but in the case of the Aveo5’s, the revamp can be considered major. So much so that it can be launched as a new model even.


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Engine Capacity 1399cc
Engine Type Inline 4
Compression Ratio 9.5:1
Bore x Stroke (77.9 x 73.4)mm
Power 94bhp @ 6200rpm
Torque 130Nm @ 3400rpm
Power to Weight 83.1 bhp per ton


Acceleration 12.3s (0-100 km/h)
Top Speed 178 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 16.9 km/L

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 5 -speed Manual
Drive Type FF


Body Type 5 Door Hatch
(L x W x H)
(3920 x 1680 x 1505) mm
Wheelbase 2480 mm
Turning Circle 5.03 metres
Kerb Weight 1131 kg
Boot Capacity 400 L
Fuel Tank Capacity 45 L


Brakes (Front) Discs
Brakes (Rear) Drums