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Euro NCAP gives new Aveo and Captiva 5 stars

Euro NCAP gives new Aveo and Captiva 5 stars image

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5-star duo

The new Chevrolet Aveo sedan and Chevrolet Captiva SUV earned top five-star ratings from the latest round of the European New Car Assessment Program's (EuroNCAP) crash tests.

"All of our new Chevrolet models provide formidable levels of safety," said Wayne Brannon, president and managing director, Chevrolet Europe. "We are very pleased that two more vehicles in our lineup have earned the highest European rating."

The Captiva and Aveo sedan join the Chevrolet Cruze, Orlando and Aveo hatchback which have all received five-star ratings in the past. The Aveo hatchback (otherwise known as the Sonic) secured 85 out of 100 points, among the best in its segment.