Chevrolet Beat – Sweet And Smart
Chevrolet, a vehicle brand manufactured and produced by General Motors confidently started its operations in India in the year 2003. Over these years, Chevrolet succeeded in creating a positive image in the country which people here associate with trust and luxury. One of the best looking cars from Chevrolet stables is the Beat which was first introduced in 2010. It got a recent face lift at the Auto Expo 2014.
Chevrolet Beat is a practically designed car with sleek body graphics and sturdy build quality. The front fascia has a dual split grille flanked by stylish looking head lamps and fog lamps. The all-new Beat gets stylish roof rails, roof mounted spoiler and sparkling tail lamps. The spacious and dark coloured interior cabin can house 5 adults and is equipped with all modern features. Though it looks small from outside, Beat has a decent boot capacity of 170 litres. In addition, the centre console has compartment for car park tickets, coins and other such handy items, while the door trims have bottle holders coupled with map pockets.
The Chevrolet Beat is available with three fuel variants – diesel, petrol as well as LPG. Beat diesel is one of the most fuel efficient cars seen in India yielding a mileage of 25.44 kilometres per litre. It is powered by a dynamic 1.0 XSDE SMARTECH Engine that gives it 58.5 PS of power output and 150 Nm of torque. Beat petrol offers a mileage of 18 kilometres per litre. One can also choose the petrol/LPG bi-fuel option which is also equipped by the SMARTECH engine. The LPG variant of the car is quite environment friendly lowering noise pollution and tail pipe emissions considerably.
Luxury features includes climate control, tilt adjustable steering, body toned rear spoiler, rear wiper with washer, an integrated stereo with 4 speakers, central locking, power windows, icy blue illumination, digital tachometer, door ajar warning, low fuel warning, and a well-adjusted instrument panel. Some of the safety features are driver seat belt reminder, high mounted stop lamp, day and night rear view mirror, central locking, front fog lights, ABS, dual SRS airbags, and front seat belts with load limiter.
The Chevrolet Beat comes in 8 vibrant colours that highlights its stylish exterior design language. There are ten versions of the Beat available – four each in petrol and diesel segment and two in LPG. The base model costs Rs 3.9 lakhs and higher variants may cost up to Rs 5.9 lakhs. Chevrolet Beat is a worthy challenger to the Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Hyundai Grand i10, VW Polo and the Nissan Micra Active.
In short, Chevrolet Beat is essentially a city car, which promises good ride and easy manoeuvrability along with affordability.
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