Chevrolet Beat diesel launched in India

General Motors India today, has launched the much anticipated Beat diesel in India. The launch, which happened at the Taj Lands End, Bandra, Mumbai marks General Motors India’s first diesel hatchback in the country. With Chevrolet Beat Diesel, General Motors India has introduced some small but significant technological improvement in Chevrolet Beat Diesel which makes it a comfortable and peppy small diesel car.

Chevrolet Beat Diesel gets ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 24kmpl, the Beat comes with a 1.0-liter three cylinder XSDE diesel engine good for about 58PS and 150Nm of torque. The interiors of the car will remain unchanged, but the car would now be equipped with EPS (electronic power steering) to replace the earlier hydraulic unit. Here are some of the salient points of the Beat diesel;

  • Powered by a 936 cc, three cylinder turbocharged Smartech XSDE diesel engine
  • Peak power 58PS @ 4000 rpm
  • Peak torque 150Nm @ 1750 rpm
  • New Electric Power Steering replaces the hydraulic unit, to be introduced on petrol Beat later
  • ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 24 kmpl
  • Excellent NVH deadening, silent operation
  • Very less turbo lag, linear acceleration
  • Zippy engine, doesn’t feel lethargic
  • New 5 speed manual gearbox
  • No changes made to the interior
  • India first market in the world where a diesel variant of the Beat is being launched
  • Gas charged suspension, tuned for Indian road conditions

The Chevrolet Beat Diesel Hatchback will come with a 3 years, 1,00,000 Kilometer engine warranty. The “Chevrolet Promise” subsidized maintenance package of of 3 years/45,000 Kms maintenance will be applicable on the Chevrolet Beat Diesel Hatchback as well.

9 shades available in Chevrolet Beat Diesel –

  • Cocktail Green
  • Linen Beige
  • Super Red
  • Misty Lake
  • Switch Blade Silver (NEW Colour)
  • Caviar Black
  • Moroccan Blue
  • Olympic white
  • Sandrift Grey

The diesel Beat is offered in three variants PS, LS and LT. The LT trim is fully loaded but ABS, Airbags and Alloy wheels are optional.

Chevrolet Beat diesel price (Ex-showroom price, New Delhi) –
Beat diesel  PS 4.29 lakh
Beat diesel  LS 4.59 lakh
Beat diesel  LT 4.99 lakh
Beat diesel  LT optional (ABS, Airbags and Alloys) 5.45 lakh

Also see – Chevrolet Beat Diesel unwrapped by SVP

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Technical Specifications

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Technical Specifications

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Technical Specifications

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Exterior Specs –

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Exterior Specs

Chevrolet Beat Safety Features –

Chevrolet Beat Safety Features

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Comfort and Convenience Features –

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Comfort and Convenience Features

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Comfort and Convenience Features

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Interior Specs –

Chevrolet Beat Diesel Interior Specs