The new Chevrolet Aveo is fitted with the new Generation 2 column power steering; this achieves a class leading five star score in the latest, more demanding, Euro NCAP crash tests. The high score illustrates how the supplier Nexteer’s Automotive’s fuel-saving EPS systems also support the highest safety standards, even in the most affordable compact cars.
The Chevrolet Aveo is unquestionably a car that will appeal to younger customers with its sporty hot-hatch look. With its practicality and good interior space the Chevrolet will also appeal to families. A range of four cylinder petrol and diesel engines are offered incorporating the latest technologies such as variable valve timing, double continuous variable cam phasing and common rail fuel injection for the diesels.
The basic trim has standard features including remote locking, a rear spoiler, CD-stereo radio, electrically adjustable heated door mirrors and electric front windows. The mid range LT models adds luxury features such as 15-inch alloy wheels, steering wheel audio controls, air conditioning, a four-way adjustable driver’s seat, sunglasses holder, a Driver Information Centre, Bluetooth phone compatibility, and a chrome gear knob surround, yet is priced from a very competitive £10,995 on-the-road.