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Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base

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Sail 1.2 Base Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    18.2 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    1199 cc
  • BHP
    82.4
  • Transmission
    Manual
  • Service Cost
    Rs.3,681/yr
  • Boot Space
    370-litres
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Sail 1.2 Base Review

General Motors India has introduced the latest version of its stylish sedan, Sail in both petrol and diesel engine options to choose from. Among the few available trim levels, this Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base is an entry level petrol variant. It receives minor updates to its exteriors that gives it a captivating look. It has a newly designed headlight cluster at front that surrounds a chrome plated radiator grille. In terms of interiors are also modified with a new dual tone color scheme and the seats get fine quality fabric upholstery. It also includes a stylish instrument cluster that has an attractive icy blue illumination. The roomy cabin also includes a high volume glove box, air conditioning unit, tilt steering wheel and some utility based aspects as well. This trim is available with some standard safety aspects like side impact beams, child safety locks, dual horn and a few other such features. The car maker has incorporated it with a 1.2-litre SMARTECH petrol engine that is paired with a 5-speed manual transmission gear box. This motor has the ability to generate a peak power of 82.4bhp in combination with torque output of 108.5Nm, which is quite good considering the Indian road conditions. It is bestowed with disc and drum braking mechanism that is quite reliable. The customers can choose it from the available six exterior paint options. These include Switch Blade Silver, Caviar Black, Linen Beige, Summit White, Sandrift Grey as well as Super Red metallic finish. This sedan comes with a standard warranty of 3-years or 1,00,000 Kilometers whichever is earlier. This period can be further extended by one or two years at a nominal price. It will compete with Tata Zest, Toyota Etios, Ford Classic and a few others in this segment.

Exteriors:

To begin with its front fascia, there is an aggressive dual port radiator grille with a golden bowtie, which is treated with chrome. It is surrounded by a new hawk wing styled headlamps that is equipped with high intensity headlamps. The body colored bumper includes an air dam, which cools the engine quickly. The frontage also has a windscreen with a couple of intermittent wipers fitted to it and the visible character lines on bonnet further adds to its appearance. Its side profile looks stunning with aspects like door handles and outside rear view mirrors. It has a set of 14 inch steel wheels fitted to its wheel arches, which are further covered with radial tubeless tyres of size 175/70 R14. Whereas, its rear end is designed with a trendy tail light cluster that surrounds an expressive boot lid, which has the company's badge engraved on it. Besides these, it has a wide windshield and a body colored bumper that completes its rear profile. The automaker has built it with an overall length of 4249mm along with a decent width and height of 1690mm and 1503mm respectively. The wheelbase of 2465mm is quite good and indicates to a roomy cabin, while the ground clearance comes to 168mm.

Interiors:

The internal cabin is quite spacious and provides comfortable seating for five people. It is beautifully decorated with a dual tone black and beige color scheme that gives a pleasant feel to its occupants. The seats are wide and well cushioned, which are covered with a new fabric upholstery. It has a neatly designed dashboard that is fitted with some equipments. These include an instrument cluster and a three spoke sporty steering wheel that is further engraved with company's insignia on it. The center stack bezel with metallic paint as well as the chrome garnished parking brake button further adds to its stylishness. This trim is available with some utility based aspects like a high volume glove box, cup holders in front console, front seat back pockets and a few others. In addition to these, it has boot space of 370 litres, which is good enough for storing a lot of stuff.

Engine and Performance:

This Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base variant is equipped with a SMARTEC petrol engine that displaces 1199cc. This double overhead camshaft based valve configuration. This mill is integrated with a multi point fuel injection supply system, which helps in producing a mileage of 18.2 Kmpl on expressways. It can churn out a peak power of 82.4bhp at 6000rpm and yields a maximum torque output of 108.5Nm at 5000rpm. This motor is paired with a five speed manual transmission gear box, which transmits torque output to its front wheels. This sedan can attain a top speed in the range of 145 to 150 Kmph and can accelerate from 0-100 Kmph in about 12.9 seconds.

Braking and Handling:

This variant has its front wheels fitted with a robust set of disc brakes, while the rear ones have drum brakes. It has a proficient suspension system wherein, its front axle is assembled with a McPherson strut and the rear one gets a torsion beam. These are further loaded with passive twin tube gas filled shock absorbers that enhances this mechanism. On the other hand, it is incorporated with a power assisted steering system that supports a minimum turning radius of 5.15 meters.

Comfort Features:

The manufacturer has packed it with some comfort aspects that can make the journey enjoyable. It has a manually operated air conditioning system with heater that helps in regulating the temperature inside. The front seats have height adjustable headrests, while the rear seat has center armrest with cup holders. The steering wheel is tilt adjustable, while there are power adjustable outer rear view mirrors. It has a 12V power outlet that is quite useful for charging mobile phones and other electronic devices. Apart from these, it includes luggage compartment lamp, remote fuel lid and boot opener, co-passenger vanity mirror on sun visor and an interior courtesy lamp that enhances the comfort levels.

Safety Features:

There are some crucial safety aspects available in this Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base trim that offers protection its occupants. The list includes a safe cage body structure, three point ELR front seat belts, rear seat child protection door locks as well as front and side impact beams. The notifications on instrument panel like driver's seat belt reminder and key-in reminder alerts the driver. Other than these, it has a dual horn, centrally located high mount stop lamp and an engine immobilizer that adds to the safety quotient.

Pros:

1. Striking exterior aspects improves its appearance.

2. Engine's performance is good.

Cons:

1. Quality of interior plastic can be improved.

2. After sales service can be made better.

Key Specifications of Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base

ARAI Mileage18.2 kmpl
Fuel TypePetrol
Engine Displacement (cc)1199
Max Power (bhp@rpm)82.4bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)108.5Nm@5000rpm
Seating Capacity5
TransmissionTypeManual
Boot Space (Litres)370
Fuel Tank Capacity42
Body TypeSedan
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)No

Key Features of Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontNo
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearNo
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagNo
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeSMARTECH Petrol Engine
Displacement (cc)1199
Max Power (bhp@rpm)82.4bhp@6000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)108.5Nm@5000rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemMPFi
Turbo ChargerNo
Super ChargeNo
TransmissionTypeManual
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypePetrol
Mileage (ARAI)18.2
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)42
Emission Norm ComplianceBS IV
Top Speed (Kmph)155
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionTwist Beam
Shock Absorbers TypePassive Twin Tube Gas Filled
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnTilt Steering
Steering Gear TypeRack & Pinion
Turning Radius (Metres)5.15 meters
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Acceleration14 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)14 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4249
Width (mm)1690
Height (mm)1503
Boot Space (Litres)370
Seating Capacity5
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)174
Wheel Base (mm)2465
Kerb Weight (Kg)1065
No of Doors4
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Heater
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Interior

Tachometer
Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Exterior

Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size175/70 R14
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Wheel Size14 Inch
Additional Features
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Safety

Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
EBD
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Radio
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Chevrolet Sail 1.2 Base Colours

Chevrolet Sail is available in 6 different colours - Linen Beige, Caviar Black, Switch Blade Silver, Velvet Red, Summit White, Sand Drift Grey.

  • Linen Beige
    Linen Beige
  • Caviar Black
    Caviar Black
  • Velvet Red
    Velvet Red
  • Summit White
    Summit White
  • Switch Blade Silver
    Switch Blade Silver
  • Sand Drift Grey
    Sand Drift Grey

Compare Variants of Chevrolet Sail

  • Petrol
  • Diesel
Sail 1.2 BaseCurrently Viewing
Rs.5,76,549*EMI: Rs.
18.2 kmplManual
Key Features
  • Power Steering
  • Engine Immobilizer
  • Air Conditioner
  • Sail 1.2 LSCurrently Viewing
    Rs.6,17,815*EMI: Rs.
    18.2 kmplManual
    Pay 41,266 more to get
    • Remote Keyless Entry
    • Advanced 2 DIN Audio System
    • Speed Sensitive Auto Door Lock
  • Sail 1.2 LS ABSCurrently Viewing
    Rs.6,66,598*EMI: Rs.
    18.2 kmplManual
    Pay 48,783 more to get
    • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Driver Airbag
    • New Leatherette Upholstery
  • Sail 1.2 LT ABSCurrently Viewing
    Rs.7,17,495*EMI: Rs.
    18.2 kmplManual
    Pay 50,897 more to get
    • Dual Front Airbags
    • Alloy Wheels
    • Rear Defogger
  • Sail 1.3 BaseCurrently Viewing
    Rs.7,07,556*EMI: Rs.
    22.1 kmplManual
    Key Features
    • Power steering
    • Engine Immobilizer
    • Air Conditioner
  • Sail 1.3 LSCurrently Viewing
    Rs.7,49,357*EMI: Rs.
    22.1 kmplManual
    Pay 41,801 more to get
    • Advanced 2 DIN Audio System
    • Speed Sensitive Auto Door Lock
    • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Sail LT Limited EditionCurrently Viewing
    Rs.7,69,162*EMI: Rs.
    22.1 kmplManual
    Pay 19,805 more to get
    • Sail 1.3 LS ABSCurrently Viewing
      Rs.7,81,792*EMI: Rs.
      22.1 kmplManual
      Pay 12,630 more to get
      • New Leatherette Upholstery
      • Driver Airbag
      • Anti-Lock Braking System
    • Sail 1.3 LT ABSCurrently Viewing
      Rs.8,44,465*EMI: Rs.
      22.1 kmplManual
      Pay 62,673 more to get
      • Dual Front Airbags
      • Alloy Wheels
      • Rear Defogger

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