(3.9) 26 reviews
MSRP: $915$5,375
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 31
Engine: 103-hp, 1.6-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Chevrolet Aveo

Our Take on the 2004 Chevrolet Aveo

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Unknown reliability
  • No side-impact airbags
  • Tepid performance
  • Lackluster handling
  • Low resale value

Notable Features

  • Italdesign styling
  • Two available trim levels
  • Tall roofline
  • Manual or automatic
  • Optional antilock brakes


Our Expert Reviews

A Budget Model With Little Value Chevrolet Aveo LS There are several ways to look at the Chevrolet Aveo LS hatchback. Nearly all of them are bad. The most benign view is that it is a cheap ride, and it's built to perform, feel and stay that way. There is nothing special about it, nothing romantic or inviting. The Aveo LS is an appliance in much the manner of a toaster, washing m... Read full review for the 2004 Chevrolet Aveo

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Consumer Reviews


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Cute, Fuel efficiant, SAFE

by crashbaby from Chicago,Il on April 3, 2011

I had my 2004 Aveo LS 5 door for 5 years before I crashed it. It was extremely fuel efficiant I filled it up once every 2 weeks and drive 30 miles round trip to work 5 days a week. I'm single so I did... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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