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Chevrolet Beat

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Latest on Chevrolet Beat: 22 May, 2015

The Chevy Beat has been one of the popular choices in the hatchback segment. The smart and stylish tall boy structure had won many hearts in the country. For a while now, reports have been doing rounds that the company is likely to launch a facelifted trim sometime soon which may feature an all new makeover. Chevrolet Beat   The upcoming facelifted trim is likely to be powered by an all new 1.

Summary

Chevrolet Beat, a Hatchback has 8 versions available in India. Chevrolet Beat has 4 Petrol cars and 4 Diesel cars. Other popular cars in the similar price range of Chevrolet Beat are Hyundai i10, Ford Figo and Nissan Micra. Chevrolet Beat comes in 7 colours, namely, Caviar Black, Cocktail Green, Linen Beige, Sandrift Grey, Summit White, Super Red, Switch Blade Silver.

The Chevrolet Beat, launched in 2009, received its first facelift in 2014 with minor exterior and interior changes. The Beat is one of the most popular Chevrolet cars in India, which is known as the Spark in international markets. The new model looks similar to its predecessor, though, it gets dual port chrome grille, modified bumpers, new headlamps, fog lamps with chrome lined contrasting black surround and few more changes. The interior, too, doesn’t receive any significant updates, except for dashboard with silver inserts, steering mounted audio controls and manually adjustable air conditioning. There is no mechanical update as well. The hatchback is powered with the same 79.3bhp, 1.2-litre petrol and 57.6bhp, 1.0-litre diesel engines, paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel engine is quite peppy at low revs. It’s one of the easiest-to-drive and most fuel efficient Chevrolet cars in India.

Further to this, read Chevrolet Beat Road Test details by our expert.

Price

The various fuel trims in Chevrolet Beat are priced differently. The Diesel trims are priced between Rs. 5,30,509/- to Rs. 6,59,441/-. The Petrol trims of Chevrolet Beat start at Rs. 4,40,633/-.

Exterior

Though the hatchback received minimal exterior updates in 2014, it looks sportier and more outgoing than its predecessor. At the front end, it features dual port chrome grille, modified bumpers, new headlamps and fog lamps with chrome lined contrasting black surround. However, the side profile remains unchanged. The rear profile gets new dual-tone rear bumper with black faux diffuser integrating reflectors and revised tail lamps with red inserts.

Interior

The interior of the hatchback looks similar to the old model. It gets dashboard with silver inserts, steering mounted audio controls and manually adjustable air conditioning, while rest of the interior design and equipment remain unchanged. Just like most Chevrolet car models, the hatchback comes equipped with several comfort-enhancing features such as audio system with Aux-in, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, multiple storage compartments etc.

Engine and Transmission

No mechanical changes have been made to the hatchback. It is available with the same 1.2-litre petrol and 1.0-litre diesel engine options. The 1.2-litre, 1199cc, 16V SMARTECH petrol engine delivers a maximum power of 79.3bhp at 6200rpm with 108Nm of torque at 4400rpm. The diesel trims are propelled by a 1.0-litre, 936cc, 12V SMARTECH diesel engine, which is good for 57.6bhp and 150Nm. Both the engines are linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

Performance and Handling

Despite having small size engines, the hatch delivers punchy performance. It’s one of the most fun-to-drive city Ford car models in India. Compact dimensions and short turning radius make it a perfect urban car. Handling is predictable, and the ride quality is good. It accelerates 0-100kmph in 15.5 seconds with a top speed of 145kmph.

Braking System

The front disc brakes and rear drum brakes are well calibrated. The effective ABS (anti-lock braking system) and a good pedal bite further enhance its braking capabilities.  

Mileage

The 936 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 20 kmpl in city and 25 kmpl on highways, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 14 kmpl on urban roads and 16 kmpl and freeways, respectively.

Safety Features

The hatchback is equipped with several passive and active safety features such as day & night inside rear view mirror, front fog lamp, central locking, driver seat belt reminder and height adjust front headrest. While dual airbags, ABS (anti-lock braking system) and front seat belt load limiter are available only on top-end model.

Verdict

The Beat facelift is a good value for money car. However, it received minimal exterior and interior updates. It’s one of the most frugal and fun-to-drive Chevrolet cars in India.

Competition

Ford Figo Vs Chevrolet Beat

Both the cars look stylish and sporty. Chevrolet’s Beat offers a well-equipped interior, and frugal and peppy engines. The Ford Figo, on the other hand, is more spacious and comfortable than its rival. In terms of handling and drivability, too, the Figo scores higher than the Chevrolet’s hatchback.

Pros

  • Sporty styling

  • Engine performance

  • Fuel economy

  • Handling

Cons

  • Limited boot space

Awards

  • Compact car of the Year - 2013 - Bloomberg TV Autocar Awards

  • Hatchback of the Year - 2013 - Car India & Bike India Awards

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Chevrolet Beat News - Car News India
  • A brief insight on what to expect from the upcoming Beat facelift
    15 May 2015, 17:30 IST by Nikhil Puthran
    The Chevy Beat has been one of the popular choices in the hatchback segment. The smart and stylish tall boy structure had won many hearts in the country. For a while now, reports have been doing
    Under: Chevrolet
  •  2016 Chevrolet Beat against its rivals in Indian market
    03 April 2015, 13:21 IST by Roger Dsouza
    A teaser image of the 2016 Chevrolet Beat was released by General Motors recently and from what it looks like, the design is set to win buyers all over. Experts have tried to analyse how this car
    Under: Chevrolet
  • Features to expect from the upcoming Chevrolet Beat
    14 March 2015, 15:00 IST by Roger Dsouza
    There are high expectations from the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Beat and General Motors has just boosted up the hype. The global automobile industry knows this car better as ‘Spark’. It
    Under: Chevrolet
  • 2016 Chevrolet Beat to be showcased in April
    12 March 2015, 13:02 IST by Roger Dsouza
    American car manufacturing giant General Motors showed a teaser image of the new Chevrolet Beat, which is sold in a large number of international markets as Beat. In comparison to the current
    Under: Chevrolet
  • What to expect from the Upcoming Chevrolet Beat in India
    10 February 2015, 17:05 IST by Nikhil Puthran
    The Beat hatchback from Chevrolet has been a popular choice in the Indian hatchback segment. The Beat hatchback, known as Spark internationally, was recently spotted in a new look in South Korea.
    Under: Chevrolet
  • New generation Chevrolet Beat aka Spark spied
    09 February 2015, 11:21 IST by Aditya Chatterjee
    General Motors is working on the new generation Beat (Spark in International Markets) hatchback, which is likely to make its official debut early next year. The Beat hatchback has been the
    Under: Chevrolet
  • Chevrolet Beat Petrol Variant Silently Recalled by GM
    22 December 2014, 12:26 IST by Roger Dsouza
    Definitely, the reports are correct about the recall of Chevrolet Beat. There is a possibility that the reason of recall is the accumulation of electrostatic discharge inside the non-conductive
    Under: Chevrolet
  • New generation Chevrolet Beat in the works
    04 December 2014, 15:37 IST by Aditya Chatterjee
    American automaker, General Motors is aiming to improve its sales and market share in the Indian car market. The company is also focusing on its exports to reduce its losses in the market. To do
    Under: Chevrolet

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