Wednesday, February 16, 2011

New Chevrolet Aveo, Hyundai Accent rival

As we mentioned in the previous post, GM Daewoo unveiled the all-new Chevrolet Aveo sub-compact car in the South Korean market today. The all-new Aveo, which will compete against Hyundai Accent / Verna in Korea, is already the second vehicle GM Daewoo launched this week. And there are more to come...

The all-new Chevrolet Aveo is a great looking car, which is fun to drive said Mike Arcamone, president of GM Daewoo. Its boasts bold exterior styling and offers the most spacious interior in the segment.

According to the carmaker, the new Aveo will be offered in two forms - as a five-door hatchback and 4-door sedan. Initially, only the 5-door Aveo will be available, while 4-door sedan is scheduled to hit the market in May 2011.

The new Aveo will be powered by 1.6L four-cylinder engine that generates 114 horsepower, which is less than its main rival, the all-new Hyundai Accent, which is also offered with the 1.6L engine. The engine will be coupled with either a six-spped manual or automatic tranmsission.

Pricing for the Hyundai Accent rival starts at $10,080 for the base model and top $12,480 for the top-end Chevrolet Aveo model. [image source:]

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