Chevrolet Beat Gets a New Diesel Heart

Chevrolet Beat, long pending diesel version has been released in India for a good price. Before getting into the specs details and stuff. My word – Worth the price hatchback. With its funky looks and ultra-competitive price tag, diesel version is going to be picked by many people.

Chevrolet Beat diesel price starting at Rs. 4.29 lakh, ex-showroom Delhi and going up to Rs. 5.45 lakh. Beat diesel comes with 4 variants. When compared to its heavy competitors such as Ford Figo and Maruti Ritz which sports a price of Rs. 4.58 lakh and Rs. 4.85 lakh.

The General motors are able to give Beat at this competitive price because of the 936cc XSDE Smartech turbocharged 3 cylinder diesel engine (a derivative of the 1.3-litre Multijet from Fiat) is produced at its plant in Talegaon. The diesel hatchback buyers mainly look for mileage and also the first drive test results are out and stating the Beat diesel gives more mileage when compared to Ritz.

The Beat diesel is powered by a 936 cc, 3-cylinder “Smartech” diesel engine that produces 58 PS of power at 4000 rpm and 150 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm, mated to a five-speed manual transmission.

The Beat diesel has an ARAI-certified mileage of 24 kmpl when compared to Ritz with 21.1 kmpl, Figo with 20 kmpl. If you want more than this, then Tata Indica eV2 manages with 25 kmpl.

No change in design or interiors with Beat diesel, it’s the same like petrol version. Below are the pricing details of four variants of Chevy Beat Diesel

Chevrolet beat diesel price India

PS: Rs. 4.29 lakh
LS: Rs. 4.59 lakh
LT: Rs. 4.99 lakh
LT option pack with ABS / airbags and alloy wheels: Rs. 5.45 lakh

The final LT option pack comes with ABS, Airbags, Alloy Wheels, Rear wiper, A/C Climate control, 4 Power Windows, Tilt Steering, iPod docks (USB) and For all editions there would be a Gas charged suspension, tuned for Indian road conditions.

Mr. Slym said GM India plans to sell 4,000-5,000 units of the Beat diesel car each month. The company now sells 2,700-3,000 gasoline Chevy Beat a month.

Let’s hope for the best and Good luck to GM for the new Beat diesel.

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