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Chevrolet Aveo, Sedan
#4 of 5 still using it
May 12, 2009 (11:03 am)
2006 orange sedan 5 speed with k&n still in there not going back now!
#5 of 5 Help w/Aveo seats?
Aug 01, 2009 (7:57 pm)
1) I drive a 2008 Aveo5 hatch but am experiencing severe muscle aches due to constant tension - trying to stay seated. The seats are flat (even though they were advertised as 'bucket-seats') and provide little to no side support.
The OEM seat covers are relatively slippery and this is really a problem as I go around curves/turns. And NO - I don't drive all that fast. I slip even when driving on an incline. (Is the fabric coated with Teflon?)
(These are definitely NOT genuine 'bucket-seats')
Can anyone suggest a seat-cover which will provide some measure of grip? Mind you - these seats have side-airbags.
2) I also have a problem with my spine (fractured 5th lumbar as victim of previous rear-end crash while waiting at STOP sign) so the seat being so close to the floor is causing pain. I DO use the 'lumbar support' lever but it provides only minimal help. Therefore I need to raise the seat so my hips are level with or higher than my knees. This was never a problem with the REAL pick-up trucks I drove (1970s - 1980s bench seat trucks) unlike today's with the low-slung 'bucket seats'.
I bought this 'Coors can on wheels' (silver finish) due to the advertised 40mpg (actually around 35mpg). Then just before I took it back for its first 'free maintenance check' - GM took all the Chevy cars and closed the dealership down.
Thanks in advance; Lt