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C hevrolet is set to enter the compact SUV market with a five-seater alternative based on the Aveo platform. Although designs have yet to be finalised, the new car is being designed and engineered by GM Dat in Korea and could launch as early as 2012.At a preview of the clay model of the car at the Korean R&D centre, GM confirmed that it will be built on a slightly stretched Aveo platform and could be offered in both four-wheel drive and front-drive guises.

The baby SUV will have the same family look as the new generation Chevy models. However, they have vastly increased the interior quality over the Aveo. More attention will be paid to colour and trim levels, but the new SUV will also carry over the company's trademark ‘dual cockpit' design, seen on the Cruze. A sneak peak at an interior styling buck also showed that the company is planning to use some switchgear sourced from the Vauxhall Astra and Insignia.

It will also use a new generation digital display that will also appear in other future Chevy models.

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