Chevrolet models get 5-star rating

2011 Chevrolet Orlando
2011 Chevrolet Orlando

Fife motor trader Steve Curtis Cars can now also boast one of the safest model ranges on the market.

The new Chevrolet Aveo and Orlando MPV have achieved the maximum five-star rating in the industry benchmark Euro NCAP crash tests.

According to Euro NCAP, the Chevrolet Aveo hatchback, which goes on sale this autumn, secured 85 out of 100 points, placing it among the very best in its segment. The Orlando, too, was awarded Euro NCAP’s highest rating, scoring 80 out of 100 points.

The Aveo is equipped with six standard airbags and also features a child-seat latching system. The car’s active safety systems include electronic stability control, traction control, a four-channel anti-lock braking system with brake assist, and electronic brake force distribution. Hill-start assist and cruise control with speed limiter function are also among the Aveo’s standard features.

The Orlando, too, has six standard airbags and provides ISOFIX elements for child seats.

The crash sensor technology used in the MPV ensures that the doors will automatically unlock on detection of an impact. Anti-lock braking, traction control, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist and electronic stability control are standard on all cars.

The Chevrolet Aveo will be available this autumn, starting from just £9,195, The Orlando MPV is available now from £16,410 at Steve Curtis Cars.