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Chevrolet Aveo (2012-2014) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The Chevrolet Aveo represents the brave new face of Chevrolet. But despite the American badge, this small car is actually built in Korea. The engine choices span a 1.2-litre petrol, 1.4 petrol and two 1.3-litre diesels. There's an automatic gearbox option on the 1.4-litre petrol. But is it a decent car? Read our full review to find out.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • What's it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

October 2011

Released

October 2011

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  2. 64%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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