Chevrolet Beat Facelift
When to expect: April 2017
Estimated Price: 4.3 – 6.4 Lakhs
Chevrolet launched their compact hatchback, the Beat, in India back in 2011. Since then, the car has been almost same with only a few tweaks. For its latest update, the new Beat will be get cosmetic updates. The new Beat will be made on the same platform and the facelift is expected to get a few changes. Design will be inspired by the Chevrolet Essentia. The interior will have same layout with black and grey hues for the futuristic looking digital instrument cluster. Mechanically, the Beat will be almost same with the 1.0 liter three-cylinder turbocharged diesel and the 1.2 liter four cylinder petrol engine options. Beat may get ABS-EBD and dual front airbags. Also Read Top 5 Upcoming Cars In India
It will compete with Maruti Suzuki Celerio, Wagon R, Renault Kwid, Hyundai i10 and the Tata Tiago.
When to expect: August 2017
Estimated Price: 4.5 – 7 Lakhs
Chevrolet’s market was not performing well in Indian market until they launched the Beat hatchback. This compact sedan will be based on the Beat hatchback. It will retain its smiley front fascia of a mesh grille with a bowtie splashed across and the swept back headlamps. Side profile will also be same till the C-pillar. The interior will be futuristic with the blue backlit instrument cluster with a digital tachometer and speedometer. It will have the same 936cc three cylinder turbocharged diesel engine developing 57bhp of power. The 1.2-litre petrol engine will be retained and both the engines will power the front wheels through a five speed manual gearbox.
It will compete with the Tata Sway.
Chevrolet Beat Activ
When to expect: November 2017
Estimated Price: 4.7 – 6.5 Lakhs
The new Beat Activ is expected to be the 2017 Beat hatchback with rugged exterior add-ons. The Chevrolet Beat Cross is a crossover based on the next gen Beat, which is popularly known as the Spark globally. From the front profile it is clear that it will have design same as the new gen Beat (Spark). The new Beat looks interesting and the Beat Cross takes this style quotient a notch higher with the meaner front. From the teaser images, we can say that the new Chevrolet Beat Cross gets added plastic cladding on the front bumper and the same might be the case with the rear bumper. The projector headlamps are restyled and feature LED DRL strips. It will feature black ORVMs and roof rails. Do Read Maruti Suzuki S-Cross Facelift First Look Review
There are no updates about the interior yet.
It will feature the same engine from the original hatchback on which the Beat Cross is actually based on. It will be competing with the Hyundai i20 Active, Volkswagen Polo Cross, Fiat Avventura, and Toyota Etios Cross.