Chevrolet Aveo Headlight Bulb Size

2011 Chevrolet Aveo ChartBulb Number
Headlight Bulb High Beam and Low Beam
9003
Fog Light Bulb Front
H3C
Fog Light Bulb Front
H3
Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb
2825
Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb
98
Brake Light Bulb
1157R
Turn Signal Light Bulb Front
2357A
License Plate Light Bulb
2825
License Plate Light Bulb
98
Parking Light Bulb
2357A
Tail Light Bulb
1157R
Turn Signal Light Bulb Rear
1156A
Back Up Reverse Light Bulb
1156
Side Marker Light Bulb Front
2357A
Side Marker Light Bulb Rear
1157A
Trunk or Cargo Area Light
6461
Dome Light Bulb
DE3175
Automatic Transmission Indicator Light Bulb
37

The Chevrolet Aveo is sold in over 120 countries. It first debuted in 2002 and is marketed under several brands such as Suzuki, Pontiac, Daewoo, Chevrolet, Holden, and Ravon. The 2012 model was marketed under the nameplate Sonic. It currently comes with halogen headlights, rear lights, and daytime running lights. 

Bulb type used

The Chevy Aveo uses the 9003 bulb for its high beam and low beam headlights. For its fog lights, it utilizes the 881 bulb for models produced between 2004 and 2008, and the H3 bulb for models produced between 2009 and 2011. 

Upgrading from factory bulbs to aftermarket LED/HID

Before buying aftermarket LED or HID bulbs, it’s important to first know what exactly you want to buy and why. LED and HID headlights have their own pros and cons. Buying from an informed point of view helps to avoid damaging your car and headlights. Familiarize yourself with the different headlight designs on the market to ensure that you make the right buying decision. 

Advantages of upgrading from halogen to LED/HID

  1. Better light quality. 
  2. Saves money in the long run as LEDs and HIDs last longer.
  3. Energy-efficient. LEDs use less energy compared to halogen headlights. 
  4. Better road illumination, hence improved safety during night driving. 
  5. Excellent aesthetics. LED and HID lights look better and are available in different designs. 

How to choose the correct bulb size 

  • Online search

Our Chevy Aveo light bulb replacement chart has a list of bulb sizes that match the required fitment on your Chevrolet Aveo. You can run a quick check to determine the correct bulb size for your LED or HID headlights. 

  • Vehicle handbook

If you peruse through your vehicle’s handbook, you should be able to find a subsection that contains details of the correct bulb size for your Chevy Aveo. This subsection can be found under “Vehicle Maintenance”. 

  • Check your factory bulbs

Vehicles normally come with factory bulbs that have their size/part number indicated on them. This number refers to the size of bulb that is required for that particular fitment. Check your old bulbs before disposing them to find out what size of bulb you need. 

  • Reach out to your car dealer

Give your car dealer a call to find out what size of bulb you should get for your Chevy Aveo. You may need to provide your car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). This can be found on your dashboard, driver’s door or near the driver’s seat. 

Installing new bulbs

  1. Pop the hood of your Chevrolet Aveo and open it. 
  2. Locate the back of your headlight through the engine compartment. 
  3. Disconnect the power connector from the headlight assembly. 
  4. Pull off the rubberized cover that protects the bulb. 
  5. Release the old bulb from the bracket to remove it. 
  6. Replace the old bulb with a new one. 
  7. Reinstall everything back in place and test your bulb to see if it works.

Additional equipment

  1. Gloves to prevent touching the glass part of the bulb with your fingers.

Q&A Section 

Can you put LED bulbs in projector headlights? 

It’s best to upgrade to HID lights if you’re using projector headlights. This is because LED headlights may not work as expected. 

Generations

  • First generation (2002–2011)

Bulb replacement

Hey guys ed here and today I will show you how to replace a headlight bulb in the 2010 Chevy Aveo okay so the first thing to do is we have to open the hood lock handle the handle pull little bit up not too hard and don’t try not to pull on this plastic because you will just rip it off and then you have to buy a new one but you can buy a new one because 18 dollars on eBay so we have to locate our hood lash okay so over here just put your finger in and pull up you have to pull this thing up next step to try to secure this thing to put our hood is secure so let’s say from this side driver-side Bob is out what I have to do…

  • Second generation (2012–present)

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