Chevrolet Sonic Is the New Aveo

We guess the Aveo was such an awesome little shitbox, Chevrolet feels it, like a champion baseball player, deserves retirement of its name. In its place? The Chevrolet Sonic. When you buy one, do you get a cherry-limeaid slushie? [GMInsideNews] » 12/07/10 1:30pm 12/07/10 1:30pm

2012 Chevy Aveo: A Meaner Shade of Cheap

These first images of the 2012 Chevy Aveo show an econobox inspired by the angry Aveo RS concept and designed to make people forget how crappy previous generations of Aveos have been. A photo of the surprisingly attractive interior below. » 2/23/10 4:30pm 2/23/10 4:30pm

Chevy Aveo RS: Least Crappy Daewoo Starts Production In 2011

The Chevy Aveo RS show car is a fairly transparent look at the next-generation entry, slotted above the Spark and below the Cruze. It'll begin production in 2011 and go on sale in 2012, albeit with a lot less aggression. » 1/11/10 6:45pm 1/11/10 6:45pm

Chevrolet Aveo RS Concept: Big Mouths Are Hot

The problem with the current Aveo is its crushing mediocrity. But after looking at the Chevy Aveo RS show car earlier today, it's clear this lightly-disguised preview of what's to come is styled much more aggressively than the last one. » 1/08/10 12:00am 1/08/10 12:00am

The Chevy Aveo RS Concept Is Surprisingly Hot

While the embargo's just a few hours away, a few shots of a surprisingly attractive Chevy Aveo RS show car have leaked their way onto the internet. Click through to see them in all their surprising glory. » 1/07/10 6:00pm 1/07/10 6:00pm

The New Chevy Aveo Will Surprise You When The Tarp Comes Off

The new Chevy Aveo will obliterate the current car's econobox image. Today, workers at the car's Orion assembly plant previewed it, seen showing the covered teaser above. We'll tell you all about it next week at the Detroit Auto Show. » 1/06/10 1:20pm 1/06/10 1:20pm

Extra Terrestrial Vehicle Custom for $50,000!

You may drive an import, but it's still from the Earth. Now Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a car for you that may have been imported from another planet — a sad, sad planet where cars look like suppositories. » 9/28/09 8:00am 9/28/09 8:00am

One Car That Needs To Die... And Nine On Death Row

Many cars have been killed because of the Carpocalypse. But we don't think the bloodbath should be over. With the help of Jalopnik readers we've identified nine on death row and one that should be read its last rights. » 9/02/09 2:00pm 9/02/09 2:00pm

2011 Chevrolet Aveo (Viva) Spied With Decent-Looking Interior

The 2011 Chevrolet Aveo (or Viva) has to be a more competent econobox than the one it'll replace, able to compete globally against Japanese, Korean and even American competition; Based on these first interior images, it may have a shot. » 8/24/09 12:30pm 8/24/09 12:30pm

IIHS: Only Smart Fortwo Gets "Good" Roof Strength Rating

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, never short of tests, put six mini/microcars to the roof strength test. The result? If you have to, you might be better off rolling a Smart Fortwo than flipping an Aveo. » 8/20/09 10:30am 8/20/09 10:30am

Ten New Cars Cheap Enough To Gift This Holiday


Looking to make this a "December to remember" but you're broke and out of blood to sell? Here's ten cars still cheap enough to put a red bow on and gift this holiday season. » 12/18/08 2:30pm 12/18/08 2:30pm

2009 Pontiac G3 Officially Coming To U.S. Market...Just Because

We brought you the rumor here first » 9/18/08 12:01am 9/18/08 12:01am, then we were told it , and then back on, but now it's official — Pontiac G3 will be headed to the United States as a 2009 model year five-door hatchback. Yes, folks, GM's decided the was just so nice, they couldn't let Chevy have all the fun, now foisting the rebadged Korean…

What To Expect From The 2010 Chevy Aveo

It looks like a budding Photoshop artist took the wraps off a 2010 Chevy Lova » 9/11/08 12:20pm 9/11/08 12:20pm to arrive at what our next-generation could look like. With the exception of a reversed bowtie grille emblem, it's not too bad a job, either. The Malibu-esque fascia would be a fairly straightforward transplant for Chevy and go a long way…

Chinese Chevy Lova Gives Clues To Next-Generation Chevy Aveo

We love seeing spy shots of cars we've never heard of, which is why we were interested in scoping out this Chinese-market Chevy Lova. As you can see for yourself, though, it didn't take much sleuthing to identify the lines as those of the Chevy Aveo » 9/02/08 1:40pm 9/02/08 1:40pm, but not exactly the one we're familiar with. The Lova has a…

The True Cost Of Owning A Fuel Efficient Car

Former Jalopnik » 8/21/08 1:00pm 8/21/08 1:00pm intern Eric Tingwall over at that magazine all about the has put together a small-car fuel economy comparison to finally settle the question of whether a compact hybrid like the Prius is actually a less-expensive alternative to non-hybrid compacts. As Tingwall mentions, the real equation is a lot more…

Report Says No Pontiac G3 For US Market

We know you were all scrambling for a badge-engineered version of the Chevy Aveo, but Edmunds is reporting that GM has denied the US and its Pontiac dealers a chance at the Pontiac G3 Wave. Rumors surfaced earlier this summer pointing to the possibility of the little Mexican-built, Korean-engineered, Pontiac-badged… » 8/04/08 1:20pm 8/04/08 1:20pm

Chevy Aveo Billboard Makes Cents, Weighs Untold Pounds

Chevy's UK arm commissioned this one-of-a-kind billboard made out of 20,000 one-pence coins (about $400). Though the Chevy Aveo's selling better stateside as of late due to the price-per-gallon of gas, it's become a little more popular in Europe thanks to billboards like this one as well as its Citroen destroying… » 7/09/08 1:15pm 7/09/08 1:15pm

Aveobots, Roll Out: Chevy Takes Swipe At Transforming Citroen In New…

Whether it's a C4 on top of a parking garage, the same C4 showing off a penchant for ice-skating or a Chinese man just looking to score with the ladies, Citroens like to transform. In fact, so much so they've already been made fun of once before in a faux ad for the 2CV. But now another automaker's getting into the… » 5/18/08 8:30pm 5/18/08 8:30pm

Frankfurt Auto Show: New European Chevrolet Aveo Has Huge Boot And…

There's a new Chevrolet Aveo hatchback for Europe and as we've already shown you, it's got a new front face with a gaping wide mouth. Still has the same great storage space and fuel economy it's always had and hey, now you can get an auto tranny on this as of now European only model. (Yes, we know a Aveo hatch exists… » 9/11/07 5:13am 9/11/07 5:13am