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6.0
/ 10
On Safety
BASE INVOICE
$9,672
BASE MSRP
$10,235
On Safety
The 2008 Chevrolet Aveo has below-average side-impact protection and crash scores.
6.0 out of 10
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Expert Quotes:

you don't get any air-bag protection for rear passengers
Detroit News

side curtain airbags...aren't available
Edmunds

Anti-lock brakes are optional
USAToday

Acceptable front impact protection, Marginal side impact protection
IIHS

TheCarConnection.com finds that the 2008 Chevrolet Aveo does not get high marks for safety.

The Detroit News cuts to the chase with this Chevrolet; 2008’s Aveo will be judged, they say, on "what kind of safety equipment you get." The list of safety equipment that is not standard--or even available--on the Aveo is telling.

Edmunds reports that the base Chevrolet Aveo model does come with front seat side airbags as standard equipment, but not side curtain airbags. Anti-lock brakes, standard now on virtually all other vehicles, are optional on the Aveo, while four-wheel disc brakes aren't even available, according to Cars.com. Stability control isn’t offered, either.

The Chevrolet 2008 Aveo received a five-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in head-on impacts--but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) gave the Aveo significantly lower scores. While the vehicle was rated "acceptable" when it came to offset frontal impacts, side impacts were rated as "marginal."

Conclusion

The 2008 Chevrolet Aveo has below-average side-impact protection and crash scores.

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