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2005 Chevrolet AveoReview
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Avoid Buying If Possible — this car has provided me and my wife with very little else but problems, between recalls that were made twice for same thing, and problems not fixed. to the many other problems experienced which the mechanics dont listen to problem or properly test and so they as well as gm say nothign wrong with the car. which if this is the case this car is one of the worst Ive had to drive. I would rather drive any other vehicle over the 05 aveo

Owner for 2 years, 4 months

Pros: small, has rear window wiper(hatchback)

Cons: crappy tires, gas mileage under realistic optimal driving conditions highway rating is not good by any means, much lag in pickup whether from dead stop or already moving there is a few seconds delay in movement

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo 5 LS Hatchback FWDReview
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Great 05 Chev Aveo — I brought this 05' Chev Aveo in 06'. I must say that I love it. I drive in back and forth from New Jersey to Florida and i must say it gets great gas mileage. It also handles the road well. The onlt thing i replaced so far was the tires but other then that it is a great car. I would recommend this car to anyone who need a good car for not a lot of money.

Owner for 2 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:4,000

Pros: Great gas mileage, nice body, handles road great

Cons: bad factory tires

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo 5 LS Hatchback FWDReview
Schwartzy writes:
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Practical Small Family Transportation —

Fuel economy is very good (I averaged 30/35 city/hwy with the MT in summer temps), visibility is very good, parking is a breeze, the interior is deceptively roomy, and the overall ride comfort isn't bad. My wife and I use the Aveo primarily as a daily driver to and from work, as well as as our primary trip vehicle for weekend drives, day trips, and vacations. We took ours from MI to NC for our annual vacation last year, and aside from the lack of cruise control, the trip was highly enjoyable. The Aveo handles high speeds and interstate driving very well, and I have registered 35-36 mpg with the MT even when averaging 70-80 mph. The cargo capacity is excellent if the rear seat is not occupied, and the overall comfort of the seats and interior is adequate. We have owned ours for two years and have experienced no mechanical issues to date. However, if you're looking for performance, avoid this car. Acceleration is just adequate with a driver and one passenger, while the car noticeably struggles when hauling 4 or 5 adults. Handling is sub-par, particularly around curves. There are many annoying squeaks and rattles stemming from backseat interior door components, and the lack of standard power accessories makes the car feel spartan. In summary - The Aveo LS Hatchback provides economical, practical transportation as a daily driver or primary vehicle for individuals or couples. I would not recommend this for anyone who enjoys spirited driving, requires standard power accessories, or needs to often transport more than two adults.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Interior Space, Fuel Economy, Visibility, Parking, Reliability

Cons: Interior Noise (Squeaks, rattles), lack of accessories (no PW, PL, PM, PS, CC), Poor overall handling.

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo LS Sedan FWDReview
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2005 Aveo — Car is alright and gas mileage is good. Other than that I must say it is a job to keep it out of the garage. Most of it is the usual stuff but more often than you would prefer. Can't say that it is a total loss but sure would not buy it again. I know of a few people that had this car (Aveo) and traded or sold it for a more reliable one. I prefer to keep it till it costs more to repair than the cost of a new car. The car is known to have a few problems and is not really reliable. Needs a garage visit every 2 months or so if you want to keep it running tip top. Overall it gets me to work and I intend to keep it till it drops! May 2012: I have almost 185k kilometers on it and it is still going - recently put in new back brakes and a strut and tie rod end on the front. It will last another few years.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good gas mileage - 40+ mpg in summertime for me

Cons: Repairs are more often than on other cars and sometimes stuff just breaks with no apparent cause.  

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2005 Chevrolet Aveo 5 LS Hatchback FWD Review
Granny1962 says:
vs2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 RWD
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Would Buy Ranked 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 RWD worse.
"Because its cheap and I just like the car.but I know I will never own one"
2005 Chevrolet Aveo LT Sedan FWD Review
JAMES M says:
vs2005 Ford C-Max Energi
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Power Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"The acceleration at the star was very responsive. Also, the Aveo automation transmission had much better automatic down shifting whenever you attempted a lane change of the highway. "
Handling Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi better.
"The Ford C-Max was smoother in the turns than the Aveo."
Looks/Style Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi better.
"Just smoother body style."
Front Seats Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"The Aveo seats were more comfortable on long drives than the Ford."
Back Seats Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"The back seats in the Aveo has more leg room."
Family Car Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"The overall comfort-ability, budget value, ease of getting in and out of the doors."
Value Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"Engine/transmission combination responsiveness at all speeds, reliable, higher gas mialge."
Would Buy Ranked 2005 Ford C-Max Energi worse.
"Overall cost to long term value."

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Review By Rubyjewel

It was fine, road nice and a nice red color, just waiting for my mom to make up her mind Read More

Great By edimarco9

I liked that this was an affordable, reliable, nice car. When I bought it I was looking for a good car for a good price that would not be spending any time in the shop and this car has been great to m... Read More

2010 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Review By Diane

I like this car alot. Everything is great .. Read More

A Great Starter Car, Or City Car. Cute! By RebekahLeigh

I've never had any engine trouble with this car, it's always gotten great gas mileage, handles well, inexpensive to maintain, great turning radius. I've only had an issue with headlight bulbs burning... Read More

2009 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Review By Guru9VZCMT

Good for repairs cost wise Fu el efficient Roll up windows are terrible Trunk door not good rot early/ stick slot Radios really cheap Comfortable ride Read More

Review By GuruVLWXS

I love this car because it has power windows and cargo space Read More

2008 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Review By Guru9V3SPT

Easy on gas, repair, your budget. Most mechanics can repair. Read More

Review By Guru9YBFNP

Nice little car. And great on gas. Read More

2007 Chevrolet Aveo Reviews

Great Car For Commuting. By lookky01

I have had very few issues with this car. This is not a family care due to it's small size. Cargo space is limited even when you fold down the back seate. Overall it has been a great car that is eas... Read More

Decent Car For The Price By demonspeed57

Ilike the way the car handles in the city and the its great on gas i put 150 000 km on this car with zero breakdowns its very reliable little car but its no speed demon but over all its a good buy Read More

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