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Selected Style 5-Door HB LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
4-Door Sedan LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
4-Door Sedan LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
5-Door HB LS 27 34 $11,426 $11,965
5-Door HB LT w/1LT 27 34 $13,465 $14,100
5-Door HB LT w/2LT 27 34 $14,673 $15,365
3-Door HB Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 29 36 $11,679 $12,425
4-Door Sedan Automatic 29 35 $12,360 $13,150
4-Door Sedan Manual S 29 36 $13,089 $13,925
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 35 $13,770 $14,650
3-Door HB Manual 29 36 $10,856 $11,550
3-Door HB Automatic 29 35 $11,702 $12,450
3-Door HB Manual S 29 36 $12,431 $13,225
3-Door HB Automatic S 29 35 $13,277 $14,125
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,426
$10,856
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,965
$11,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$193 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If most of your driving is around town with little interstate travel, the 2009 Chevrolet Aveo and Aveo5 are worth a look, especially if you want a bow tie out front. The 2008 Toyota Yaris is one of the cheapest, and cheapest to run, of all new vehicles.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 29 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 40.3
Front Hip Room (in) 51.6 50.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.9 84.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 33.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.4
Second Hip Room (in) 52.8 46.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 51.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 50.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 97.6 96.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.1 66.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.1 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in) 154.3 150.6
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 60.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 37.2 25.7
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 15.0 9.32
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr NA
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.8 x 1.38 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.95 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12 11.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 19.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.0 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R14 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code QUK NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R14 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code QUK NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2546 2295
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.7 5.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 550 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 105 @ 3800 103 @ 4200
Engine Order Code LXV NA
Displacement 1.6L/97.5 1.5L/91
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6400 106 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas 4-Cylinder Gas I4
Fuel System MFI SFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.55 3.55
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.90
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.97
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Aveo Toyota Yaris
Body Style 5 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front McPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/coil springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.67 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam Torsion Beam
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 -
 
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