Chevrolet Compact Car Buying Guide

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Chevrolet Aveo

2011-2004 | Hatchback, Sedan

A good choice for a driver’s first car, the Chevrolet Aveo offers high-tech gadgets and youthful paint colors marketed toward young drivers.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $2,910

MPG
24-39
Seats
5

Chevrolet Aveo5

2011-2008 | Hatchback

Sold worldwide under various names, the Chevrolet Aveo5 offers good gas mileage and a decent ride for as cheap as the car is.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $4,097

MPG
24-35
Seats
5

Chevrolet Cavalier

2005-1995 | Convertible, Coupe, Sedan

The Chevrolet Cavalier is a compact car that features Chevrolet’s J-body platform and FF-layout design.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $1,880

MPG
22-37
Seats
4-5

Chevrolet Cobalt

2010-2005 | Coupe, Sedan

The Chevrolet Cobalt was introduced for the 2005 market, replacing the Chevy Prism and Cavalier as the company’s compact car option.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $4,360

MPG
22-37
Seats
5

Chevrolet Cruze

2013-2011 | Sedan

The Chevrolet Cruze is a globally designed and manufactured vehicle, also known as the Daewoo Lacetti Premiere in South Korea and the Holden Cruze in Australia.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $11,452

MPG
24-42
Seats
5

Chevrolet Metro

2001-1998 | Hatchback, Sedan

The Chevrolet Metro could not escape the weak reputation of its predecessor.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $1,730

MPG
36-49
Seats
4

Chevrolet Prizm

2002-1998 | Sedan

From 1989 to 2002, the Chevrolet Prizm was produced as an entry-level compact car for the U.S. market.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $2,405

MPG
31-41
Seats
5

Chevrolet Sonic

2013-2012 | Hatchback, Sedan

The first generation of the Chevrolet Sonic debuted in 2002 under four different brands.

ESTIMATED RESALE: $10,136

MPG
25-40
Seats
5

Chevrolet Spark

2013 | Hatchback

ESTIMATED RESALE: $9,813

MPG
32-38
Seats
4

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