Enjoy 1.3 TCDi LTZ 8 Review
The Chevrolet Enjoy 1.3 TCDi LTZ 8 is one of the top end variant that can accommodate eight occupants. Front row has two captain seats and the second plus third rows are integrated by two benches that can accommodate three occupants each. Being the top end trim, it is blessed to have all the possible features that are expected of a luxury vehicle. Features like ABD with EBD assist the braking system, while other factors such as dual airbags, seatbelts, reminders in instrument cluster, speed sensitive door locks and child locks are some other functions to help protect the occupants. It is also made immune to fatal injuries by developing the entire vehicle over safe body structure with side impact beams. An air conditioner with heating, integrated music system with four speakers, power steering and power windows plus adjustable seats and headrests are few amongst the list of amenities available in this trim. About 630 litres of space can be created by folding the third row. The cabin also has storage pockets and other such units. Insides are decorated with chrome accents over gear knob, AC Vents and others while the theme of the cabin is of two tones consisting black and beige. Looks too are impressive from outside with chrome painted radiator grille, body toned external mirrors and bumpers plus a unique looking overall body design. With many more extravagant features, this variant is truly a stand-out vehicle to possess.
External appearance is designed intricately to look spectacularly stylish. When it comes to the front fascia, the grille is of three dimensional design with chrome surrounds and boasts a bowtie in gold. A pair of headlight clusters are fixed, which are designed in coil style. The body colored bumper right under it sinks into the tone of the car and also wears a pair of fog lamps. Rear end is adorned by dual shaded bumper and chrome plated license plate. Along with body colored external mirrors and door handles, the sides are decorated with a set of alloy wheels to make it look classy.
Cabin is well furnished with multiple decorations such as a bowtie on the three spoke steering wheel. Interiors are decorated with a dual tone theme to make it appear trendy. The central console has a chequered finish that gives it a sporty look to it. Along with a glove box there are map pockets at the front and rear doors. Driver side is also provided with a storage compartment. Additionally, there are back pockets for the front seats. Instrument cluster has blue illumination to it, which is embedded with many notifications. Door armrests are fixed to both the front and rear seats and are layered with a glossy black finish on them. Adding to all this, chrome accents can be found on the door handles, gear knob and parking lever as well. Air-conditioning vents too are plated with chrome for enhancing the richness of the cabin.
Engine and Performance:
It is equipped with a 1.3 litre diesel engine that has four cylinders and sixteen valves. It is based on double overhead camshaft valve configuration. The capacity to produce a power of 73.77bhp at 4000rpm and a torque output of 172.5Nm at 1750rpm is possessed by this mill. It has a tank capacity of 50 litres and has a deliver range of 18.2Kmph mileage.
Braking and Handling:
Braking of this trim comprise of disc brakes for the front wheels and drum brakes to the rear ones. Additionally, anti-lock braking system and electronic brake-force distribution too are an advantage. While, the suspension of the front axle is of McPherson struts and the rear axle is mated with multi-link coil springs. Further, passive twin-tubed gas filled shock absorbers are fitted to both the axles.
To start with, the driving aspect is made easier by incorporating a function of power enabled steering. An air-conditioner unit that has heating and ventilation as well is embedded in the cabin. All the doors have power windows integrated to them. A facility of central locking system too is offered for further assistance. A day and night inside rear view mirror is fitted as a standard feature. Second row also has foldable facility that makes it quite convenient to gain access to the third row. As per preference, the third, second and first rows are offered with height adjustable headrests. Both driver and co-passenger are provided with sun visors and additionally the passenger side visor is fixed with a vanity mirror. In the front and rear part of the compartment there are courtesy lamps. Rear end of the vehicle has a defogger to its windshield, which is affixed by a wiper and a washer. To help relax the arms of the driver, there is a tilt adjustable steering wheel. For the sake of charging any electronic gadgets, a 12V multi-purpose power socket is provided. And then, the outside rear view mirrors can be adjusted electronically. Another support factor for the driver is to have a remote enabled fuel fill release.
A safe cage body structure is provided with side impact beams to the front as well as rear doors. This feature will avoid the impact from the collision to enter the cabin and hence protect the occupants from fatal injuries. A three point ELR based seat belts are fixed to the front seats and the driver seatbelt has a reminder too. A key-in reminder and headlamps-on reminder too is offered for further help. Rear doors are integrated with child locks, which makes this vehicle a family friendly one. Moreover, the doors are enabled with speed sensitive automatic locking system. In order to avoid head and chest injuries, airbags are provided for both the driver and the co-passenger too. For firmer grip on the roads, this trim is equipped with a mechanism of an anti-lock braking system accompanied by an electronic brake-force distribution. And then, the rear spoiler is mounted with a high mount stop lamp at the center. Cigar lighter and ash tray are few other amenities.
1. Luxurious vehicle to possess.
2. Advantageous to undertake long journeys.
1. Mileage is very disappointing.
2. Price range can be more reasonable.
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