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4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 12 reviews
2008 Chevrolet Aveo Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 12 reviews
The 2008 Chevrolet Aveo continues to be a solid, well-priced offering in the subcompact car category. It's roomier than many of its competitors, with plenty of headroom and decent legroom. Sure, its boxy style isn't likely to win any design awards, but it offers reliable transportation at an affordable price.
On the other hand, the 2008 Aveo is a bit underpowered, even by econobox standards. Its 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine delivers 103 horsepower and 107 lb.-ft. of torque, but hills can feel like a challenge (especially with the optional automatic transmission).
The 2008 Chevy Aveo is available as a five-door hatchback (in the Aveo5 LS and Aveo5 Special Value trims) and as a sedan (in the LS and LT trims). The Special Value trim is pretty bare-bones; you won't find many American cars with fewer standard features than this. The LS and LT trims offer a bit more comfort, but even the LT is far from luxurious.
When it comes to fuel efficiency, the '08 Aveo pretty much holds its own. Its EPA estimates of 23 mpg city, 33 mpg highway (with manual transmission; automatic transmission mileage is estimated at 23/31) aren't bad, but they don't quite measure up to subcompact competitors like the Toyota Yaris and Honda Fit.
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Chevrolet Aveo Questions
I Did Not Put My Coolent Cap Back On And Drove My Car Then It Shut Down And...
I Forgot To Put The Coolant Cap Back On My 2008 Chevy Aveo And My Call Shut...
How To Release Brake Torque Lock
My shifter has locked into place. Cannot shift unless I use the shift lock release slot located by the shifter. I think it happened because I did not have my car and park or possibly did not push d...
What Are The Specifications One Should Know To Replace The Fuel Filter On A...
My car is having trouble starting in weather 55°f and colder. It is definitely not my battery, alternator, starter, or spark plugs and wires. It spins but doesn't catch and turn over for a few tr...
A/c Went Out Like A Light!
My wife's 08 Aveo had super cold A/C. Then like a light switch it went out. I put the gauges on it and the low side is 90-100psi and the high side is 185-190psi. With 90psi more on the high side I ...