Chevrolet Beat Diesel is one of the top selling hatchbacks in the Indian car market and has been doing very well since it was launched in the country. This 5 seater small car is very efficient and performance packed, which makes it very apt for the Indian road and traffic conditions. The engine is peppy and the main highlight of this car is its mileage, which is around 25.44 kmpl under standard driving conditions. This is the best mileage given by any vehicle in the hatchback segment and has made the Chevrolet Beat Diesel one of the most well liked cars in the country. This impressive small car has also won quite a number of awards as well such as the car of the year and a few others. Chevrolet Beat Diesel is equipped with the advanced and refined Intelidrive technology, which has some of the most sophisticated features that make this car one of the best in the market. This hatchback has a very efficient and responsive electronic power steering, which gives unproblematic maneuvering and the best possible control of the vehicle to the driver. Then there is the advanced insta torque boost system, which helps in better overtaking maneuvers. The suspension and braking systems are very efficient and extremely reliable, which makes this one of the safest vehicles in its segment. The lively engine is a 1.0 litre XSDE Smartech Diesel mill with 3 cylinders and a five speed manual transmission gear box. Chevrolet India has gifted this small hatchback with a lot of comfort and convenience features such as power windows, an integrated center stack music system with 4 speakers that has a USB interface and also an Aux-in port, which helps in making the in-cabin ambience pleasant for the occupants. The company has also bestowed this amazing hatchback with some very impressive and remarkable safety features as well such as dual airbags for enhanced protection of the driver as well as the front passenger, a Centre High Mount Stop Lamp for added safety of the vehicle, a central locking system with remote control and a lot of such vital features, which will definitely make an impact on the buyers.
The outsides of this Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option are very striking with an overall sporty and ultra modern design. The frontage is bold and aggressive with a broad and wide front grille that is flanked by a bright and luminous head light cluster, which is powered by high intensity lamps that give crystal clear visibility to the driver in the dark. These large head lights and the signature front grille along with an upswept crease pronounced and neatly carved out wheel arches along with the sport rear door handles add to the overall sportiness as well as elegance of this Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option. The chrome accentuated radiator grille is divided into two parts with a thick body colored stripe, which has the prominent “Bow Tie” insignia of the company. The head lamp cluster has a twin barrel shaped design with polycarbonate outer lenses, along with side turn indicators, which are also incorporated in it. The front body colored bumper has a pair of round shaped dynamic front fog lamps, which have been integrated in the Shark Fin shaped bezels. These fog lamps have been ringed with chrome, which helps in providing enhanced illumination on the road in unfavorable weather conditions as well. The side profile has a smooth and flowing stance with body colored outside rear view mirrors on both the sides and a modish set of sporty alloy wheels of size 14 x 4.5 J, which have tubeless tyres of size 165/65 R14. These alloy wheels are only available with the Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option, while the other variants have a similar sized set of steel wheels. The sleek and stylish recessed rear door handles are black in color and they give a unique and inventive look to this small hatchback. The rear end has a body colored tail gate handle and also a panel body colored spoiler, while the rear wind screen has a wiper as well. The front wind shield is of tinted glass and has a couple of quick and efficient wipers. The sides have B Pillar styling strip, whereas the top has a pair of satin silver colored roof rails, which adds to the attractiveness of this Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option. The dimensions of the hatchback are as follows: overall length is 3640mm along with a total width of 1595mm. whereas the total height is of 1520mm and the wheelbase is of 2375mm in combination with a incredible ground clearance of 175mm makes this hatchback one of the most liked car in the country.
Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option is the high end variant in its model line. The company has put in a lot of hard work to make the insides of this hatchback brilliant and eye catching. The interiors of this trendy hatchback have been designed keeping in mind the futuristic styling, which is gradually becoming the trademark of this transnational car maker. There are some very trendy and unique features that have been included in this hatchback. To begin with the seating arrangement is very comfortable and the seats have been covered with premium upholstery, which gives the insides of this hatchback a very classy look. The dashboard is neatly done up and has quite a few things to boast of along with the piano black colored integrated central panel, which has the infotainment display as well as the HVAC and other things that make this car look funky. This unique instrument cluster is supposedly inspired from a superbike and it has a LED back lit analogue speedometer along with other notification lamps and controls. There are quite a few storage spaces inside this hatchback to store many useful things. All these storage spaces are extremely convenient and very functional. Apart from these, the luggage compartment is pretty good and has ample space in it to store a few things comfortably. There are map pockets as well as bottle holders in the front doors and then there are cup holders in the front as well as the rear. There is a lower IP center storage, while there are seat back shopping hooks. The power steering wheel has the company’s insignia embedded in it and the steering also has silver accents. The instrument cluster is colored in silver, whereas there is a high gloss black finish on the IP as well as the doors. The center panel has a dark argent metallic accent, which makes the interiors of this hatchback look trendy.
This peppy and powerful engine which is fitted in this chic hatchback is a 1.0 litre XSDE SMARTECH common rail diesel power train. This remarkable engine packs a punch and is also equipped with a fixed geometry turbocharger, which comes with a vacuum operated waste-gate that gives this engine a superior torque delivery and a lively performance. This 936cc engine has 3 cylinders, a dual overhead cam shaft (DOHC), an ILSS (intelligent launch support system) that helps in an effortless launch in combination with an AIB advanced insta-torque boost and also an electronic throttle. This XSDE SMARTECH mill also has an SECP (smart engine and clutch protection mode) that helps in managing the power and torque output based on sensors. While the clutch assembly ensures that the clutch is safe during the car launch and also in difficult driving conditions, which are prevalent in the country. The peak power output of this hatchback is 57.33Bhp at 4000 Rpm in combination with a maximum torque 150Nm at 1750 Rpm. The company claims that this hatchback gives a class leading mileage of 25.44 kmpl, which is remarkable. This energetic engine has the capacity to propel this hatchback from 0 – 100 kmpl in just around 19.02 seconds. While this Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option can reach a top speed of 152 kmph, which is quite good for this stylish hatchback.
This charming diesel hatchback has an efficient braking system as well as a very stable suspension mechanism. The front brakes have discs and the rear tyres have drum brakes, which work competently. Apart from this, Chevrolet Beat Diesel LT Option also has ABS, which further augments the braking system. The suspension mechanism of this hatchback is very sturdy with a McPherson Strut type front suspension with an anti-roll bar. Whereas the rear axle has a compound crank type suspension with gas filled shock absorbers for both front and rear tyres.
The company has bestowed this lively diesel hatchback with quite a few crucial safety features. The list comprises of center high mount stop lamp, height adjustable front and rear head rests, central locking, day and night internal rear view mirror, front fog lamps integrated in the bumper for enhanced visibility, dual front airbags for added safety of the front passengers, front seat belts with load limiters and also antilock braking system for better handling of the hatchback. The rear windscreen has a wiper, washer as well as a rear defogger to add to the safety quotient.
The Chevrolet Beat LT Option is the top end variant in its model lineup. This hatchback is loaded with all the features, which are available in the Chevrolet Beat series. To begin with, this hatchback has an EPS (electric power steering), an efficient automatic air conditioner unit with heater and ventilation as well, remote boot lid and fuel tank lid release, a battery saver, dual horn, external rear view mirrors that can be internally adjusted, a digital tachometer, odometer along with a trip meter as well, premium fabric upholstery with design insert, internal courtesy lamp, 60:40 split folding seat and cushion folding, all four power windows, an integrated center stack, which has a MP3, CD player with a USB port and Aux-in along with 4 speakers and an antenna as well. All these and quite a few other comfort features as well, which makes this hatchback one of the top selling models in its segment.
Compact and neatly designed, loaded with impressive comfort and safety features, excellent mileage
Interior space is not good for tall people, engine sound can be reduced.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
Look and Style : good Comfort: Front passengers can be seated comfortably. However, the back seats are comfortable only for kids. Pickup: Poor, struggles on any incline ...
Look and Style-astounding looks.Went for it when saw its first look. Comfort-For an average height, it is ok. But should raise the drivers seat by two inches. Pickup--Beat diesel pic ...
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