The impressive Chevrolet Beat hatchback is one of the best selling cars in the country. This five seater small hatchback is very fuel efficient and performance packed, which makes it very suitable for the Indian roads and traffic conditions. The petrol version has 3 trims in it and the top-end variant is called Chevrolet Beat Option Pack, which has a well balanced mix of comfort and safety aspects integrated into it. This hatchback is fitted with the advanced SMARTECH II petrol mill, which has some sophisticated technologies that make this car one of the best in its segment. This hatchback has a very efficient and responsive HPA (hydraulic power assisted) steering wheel, which gives trouble free handling and the best possible control of this Chevrolet Beat Option Pack to the driver. The petrol motor is a 1.2-litre engine with 4 cylinders and is skillfully mated with a 5-speed manual transmission. The company has integrated this top-end hatchback with a lot of comfort and utility features such as front power windows, a proficient air conditioner that cools the cabin quickly, power outlet, tachometer and many more such aspects. The company has also incorporated this Chevrolet Beat Option Pack hatch with some very vital and essential safety features such as a centre high mount stop lamp for added safety of the vehicle, a central locking system and many such crucial features, which will definitely make an impact on the customers.
The outsides of this Chevrolet Beat Option Pack hatchback are very striking. The frontage is bold and aggressive with a broad and wide front grille that is flanked by a bright and luminous head light cluster. The body coloured front bumper holds a pair of round shaped dynamic front fog lamps that have been integrated in the Shark Fin bezels. The side profile has a flowing stance with body colored ORVMs and door handles. The wheel arches have been fitted with a modish set of light alloy wheels of size 14 x 4.5 J, which have been further equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 155/70 R14, which make this hatch look sporty. The rear end has a body coloured tail gate handle and also a body colored spoiler, while the rear wind screen has a wiper as well. The dimensions of this petrol hatchback are reasonable and can easily take in five passengers. The overall length of this car is 3640mm and the width is 1595mm; the total height is 1520mm and the wheelbase is of 2375mm with a ground clearance of 165mm. The approximate kerb weight of this petrol hatchback is in the range of 965 kgs, while it also has a centrally mounted 35-litre fuel tank.
The interiors of this trendy hatchback have been designed luxuriantly as this is the top end trim in its model lineup. The seating arrangement is very comfortable and the seats have been covered with premium upholstery, which gives the insides of this hatchback a very stylish look. The dashboard is neatly done with top quality material and has quite a few things such as the black colored integrated central panel, which has the infotainment display as well as other things that make this small car look incredible. This unique instrument cluster is said to be inspired from a superbike and it has an LED back lit analogue speedometer along with other notification lamps and controls. There are quite a few storage spaces inside this hatchback as well. 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.
Engine and Performance
The company has integrated this hatchback with a performance packed 1.2-litre, SMARTECH II petrol engine. This motor has four cylinders and 16 valves along with some of the most advanced technologies as well. This engine can displace 1199cc and has the ability to generate a maximum of 78.89bhp at 6200 rpm in combination with 108Nm of torque at 4400 rpm. This petrol engine has been cleverly coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission, which is quite smooth and efficient. The company claims that this compact hatchback has the ability to produce a mileage of 18.6 kmpl, when driven under standard conditions. The hatchback has the ability to attain a top speed in the range of 145-150 kmph. While, this 1199cc petrol mill can propel the hatchback from 0-100 kmph in a matter of 15.7 seconds, which is quite good.
Braking and Handling
The company has fitted this hatchback with an efficient braking system. The front tyres have been fitted with disc brakes and the rear tyres have been given solid drum brakes, which help in efficient braking. The hatchback is also equipped with an Anti-lock Braking System as well. The suspension system of this petrol hatchback is very powerful and sturdy with the front axle being fitted with McPherson strut type mechanism, which also has an anti-roll bar for added stability and comfort. The rear axle gets a compound crank type suspension mechanism with gas filled shock absorbers for both front and rear axles.
The list includes an EPS (electric power steering), a brilliant instrument cluster coloured in silver, high gloss black finish on the IP as well as the doors. The center panel has a dark argent metallic accent, an efficient automatic air conditioner unit with heater and ventilation, remote boot lid and fuel tank lid release, a battery saver, dual horn, ORVMs that can be internally adjusted, a digital tachometer, odometer along with a trip meter, premium fabric upholstery with design inserts, internal courtesy lamp, 60:40 split folding seats and cushion folding, all four power windows, an integrated center stack which has an 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 make this hatchback one of the top selling models in its segment.
The company has fitted this Chevrolet Beat Option Pack hatchback with some advanced safety features such as dual air bags for the front passengers for enhanced protection, load limiters and other safety aspects such as height adjustable front and rear head rests, a driver seat belt reminder notification lamp, central locking and many other such functions that help in keeping this vehicle under the control of the driver.
Stylish and neatly designed exteriors and impressive interiors.
Lesser internal space for taller passengers and mileage can be made better.
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.
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