Chevrolet Beat is the most stylish B segment hatchback car launched by the GM. This premier hatchback was first introduced in India in 2010 as a petrol fueled vehicle. But later in 2011, LPG variants of Beat were brought into the market. Soon after that, in July of the same year Chevrolet Beat Diesel, the most anticipated model of Beat was launched. The Chevrolet Beat diesel primarily focused on its price as it was too sure for a hatchback to be a hit if it keeps up with affordability as well as fuel efficiency. Chevrolet Beat Diesel is denoted as the “Most fuel efficient car in India” in an awarding ceremony. It has relieved the car buyers from the expenditure they have to make on the fuel as this is the priority that everybody looks for the most before buying a car in India. A handsome 25.44 kmpl mileage is an outstanding coverage that the diesel version gives without any alterations.
Chevrolet Beat in its petrol version is powered with SMARTECH II 1100 cc petrol engine topped up with Port Deactivation technology, dual overhead cam and EGR too. The petrol variant has outstanding fuel efficiency of 18.6 kmpl and can reduce emissions and also has less noise trouble. Overall Chevrolet Beat mileage is good. Other than this the Chevrolet Beat Diesel incorporates a 1.0L 3-cylinder XSDE SMARTECH Common Rail diesel engine that grooves a remarkable mileage of 25.44 kmpl. This engine configuration when matched up with Launch Support Logic helps with smoother and more controlled drive on inclined plains.
The exteriors are unmatchable when it’s about the design of Chevrolet Beat. But, the interiors are also not the thing that can be denied of perfection. It has a well defined and spacious dashboard and in-room space. The LED backlit speedometer and tachometer give it an elegant look. And when it’s the entertainment for the journey it has options like high-tech graphic infotainment display on the integrated central console with HVAC controls, radio and CD player with USB and Aux-in ports.
From the stable of General Motors, there is a new innovation circulating on internet and the witness is the Indian Auto Expo 2012. The Electric version of Beat is on the cards in future. Although, there is no confirmation of the date of launch till now but the features and functionality is released in the Expo 2012 to attract the attention of the Chevrolet Beat lovers. It is aired that this Electric Beat will collect a power to go straight 130 kms on a single full charge. It is environmental friendly and noiseless.