Enjoy 1.3 TCDi LS 7 Review
Chevrolet Enjoy 1.3 TCDi LS 7 variant is the entry trim in this series, which is fitted with a 1.3-litre diesel engine. It is capable of producing a power and torque of about 73.77bhp and 172.5Nm. This vehicle looks same as its predecessor, but the only change that we can notice is that its pillars are now treated in black. This vehicle as the name itself suggests that it can provide an enjoyable experience to about seven occupants altogether. External look of this vehicle is made very appealing by applying a lot of interesting features. Some of them include decorations like body colored and dual toned bumpers, chrome plated licence plate, chrome accented front grille and golden bowtie affixed onto the grille in the front fascia. On the inside too, the company has equipped it with factors that would not just improve the elegance, but would also provide comfort to the occupants. Starting from fabric seats to back pockets to front and second rows, and from sporty steering wheel to blue instrument cluster, all the aspects of this compartment is customized to lure the user. Being a multi utility vehicle, it is also expected to have all the essential safety standards and the manufacturers have stood to the expectations by imbibing side impact beams to front and rear doors, warnings along with reminders in the instrument panel. There are child protection locks for added security and seatbelts too for safeguarding the occupants. Comfort is the best part of this entire vehicle, which comprises of foldable seats and armrests plus height adjustable headrests to all the seats. Power steering and power windows to all the doors are some of the other impressive features offered in this vehicle.
Appearance from outside is very impressive as a lot of elements have been applied over its body structure to make it a good looking vehicle. The frontage has been designed with a grille, which is of three dimensional and has chrome surrounds to it. And then there is also a bowtie embedded on it that is painted in golden tone for extra appeal. In order to make it more attractive, a pair of swoosh style headlamps are fixed on either sides of the bonnet and are very unique. Right below it lays the bumper that is layered in body color that gels into the overall structure. When it comes to the rear end of the vehicle, the bumper there is plated in two tones for sportiveness to the appearance. The license plate console is positioned in the center of the tailgate that is complimented by the company's logo. The 14 inch sturdy wheels are additionally covered with a set of stylish looking full wheel covers. This vehicle is blessed with B and C pillars that definitely adds definition to the side profile and the entire picture of the vehicle too.
Inside the cabin, the entire theme is layered in dual tone, which consists of black and beige colors. With coziness, the seats are also presentable with fabric layered over them. The steering wheel has three spokes that has a sporty look and to which a golden bowtie is embedded over for an enhanced appeal. While the central console is designed in a chequered finish to offer a diversed trendiness to the compartment. Both the front and rear doors have been provided with map pockets that can be a part of storage space of the cabin apart from a glove box. And moreover, driver side too has been bestowed with a glove box for extra storage of handy things. Further, the front row seats as well as the second row seats have been fitted with back pockets which can be stuffed with other needed storage. An instrument cluster is there which emits blue illumination gives out a concert appeal to the overall appearance.
Engine and Performance:
This variant is equipped by a 1.3-litre diesel engine that has a displacement capacity of 1248cc. It unleashes a maximum power of 73.8bhp at 4000rpm and a torque output of 172.5Nm at 1750rpm. With four cylinders and sixteen valves, this unit is based on a dual overhead camshaft valve-train configuration. A mileage ability of 18.2Kmpl is delivered by this engine thanks to its direct fuel injection technology.
Braking and Handling:
Suspension consists of McPherson struts to the front axle and the rear axle is fitted with multi-link coil springs. Both the axles are mated with passive twin-tube gas filled shock absorbers. Braking mechanism comprises disc brakes to front wheels and drum brakes to the rear ones.
When it comes to comfort, there is power steering offered for the driver and along with this, the power enabled windows too are of great convenience to all the occupants. The heating and ventilation air-conditioner unit is another pleasure that is available in this cabin. The vents are also well placed in the cabin for distributed air-circulation. For further protection, central locking system is given to all the doors. As a standard feature, there is an inside rear view mirror fitted in the cabin. Driver side sun visor has a ticket holder and the co-passenger side visor is fixed with a vanity mirror. Both front and rear courtesy lamps are provided as a part of the lighting inside the compartment. Apart from a digital clock, a tachometer is also fixed in the instrument cluster. The first and second row seats have armrests and headrests that are foldable which is of a great relaxation aspect.
Safe cage body structure with side beams redirects the impact produced by the collision and therefore saves the occupants from severe injuries. Seatbelts at front with three point ELR are provided for added aid. Door ajar warning and driver seat belt reminders are also embedded into the instrument cluster. A dual horn and along with it the high mounted stop lamp are extra safety features available. In-order to make this vehicle family friendly, it has been integrated with child locks to the rear doors.
1. Endowed with safety essentials.
2. Lot of comfort features are offered.
1. Absence of ABS with EBD.
2. Lack of music system is a disadvantage.
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