General Motors India are all set to roll out the all new Chevrolet Sail UVA at a price range of INR.4.5 lakhs to 5.5 lakhs. This much awaited hatchback from Chevrolet was first unveiled at the 2012 Delhi Auto Expo in January.
This hatchback is powered by a 1.2 litre engine that produces 86 PS (which stands for PferdeStarke, which is German for “Horse Power”) with a maximum torque of 108 Nm, the car will also be available in a 1.3 liter Smartech diesel engine which amasses 78 PS at a torque of 208 Nm.
The new Sail UVA which hits the showrooms across the country today, now looks fresher than the morning dew and smarter than your neighbor’s set of wheels. The interior of the car is roomy and can accommodate five adults comfortably. Irrespective of your height you find driving and zipping around pleasurable. Again if you are out on a long trip with lots of luggages you need not worry much for the 248 liter boot space makes the Sail UVA one of the most spacious luggage haulers in the segment. Furthermore, should you need extra space, then you have the rear seats which fold fully flat making some more room for your baggages.
On the safety front, this new car comes equipped with dual front airbags, stability traction control, fog lamps, rear seat belts, an effective braking system with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes.
The new Sail UVA scores well on the entertainment front as well which is installed with a sophisticated 2 DIN music player with AUX – in interface fitted in the instrument panel. It also has AM/FM radio.
With the launch of Sail UVA,Chevrolet directly takes on the best selling hatchback in this category which is the Maruti Suzuki Swift, however the list is long enough with players like Ford Figo and Toyota Etios following suit.
The car looks nice and so is the performance, which should help it conjure up the sales. That is not all. The car also comes with the benefit of General Motor’s three year maintenance package which would keep the overall cost of ownership down and keep the owner happy.