The Chevrolet Beat is a small, convenient car that offers looks that set it apart, great driveability, compact size and a stunning value-for-money proposition. Available with a choice of petrol and diesel engines, the Beat caters to a wide audience. Apart from being frugal, the Beat's USP lies in its design and futuristic interior styling as well. Despite being a tad smaller in size than its competition, the Beat has held its own and is a formidable contender in its segment
Chevrolet Beat Overview
June 15, 2016 : Chevrolet India has released the first images of the new Beat and its sister cars. They provide one with the idea as to how the cars will look in the real world. Though, in its new avatar, the Beat takes up an evolutionary approach rather than a full-blow aesthetic upgrade. Chevrolet plans to bring five cars this year, out of which three will be derivatives of the Beat namely -- the Beat, The Beat Essentia and the Beat Activ. The other two can be the Trailblazer facelift and the next-generation Cruze
Editor's View of Chevrolet Beat
Styling, Refinement, Value for money, Driveability
Cramped rear bench, Small boot
The Chevrolet Beat is a hatchback for those who want a stylish run-about, which is fun to drive while being easy to maintain and frugal to run.
We drive the facelifted version of one of the most affordable hatahbacks to find out what's new
While the idea of an affordable diesel came into existence with the Tata Indica, the Chevrolet Beat was the car that changed the rules of engagement. First launched in 2011, the Beat diesel came at a time when buyers were looking to make the shift from petrol for it was turning brutal on the pocket. And whilst things started off well, the Beat diesel failed to maintain momentum. In an attempt to find that constancy, General Motors has given its hatchback a facelift. Will it succeed in what it has set out to achieve?
Exterior Styling / Design
Thanks to it being showcased as a concept car in the first Transformers movie, the Chevrolet Beat turned a lot of heads even before the launch. Many moons have passed since its launch but even today the Beat continues to be one of the best looking hatchbacks in its class. While its design hasn’t really aged, General Motors has given the 2014 version minor cosmetic updates. The refreshed Beat gets a larger grille, redesigned bumpers with chrome housing for the fog lamps and blackened out headlamps up front. At the back the updated Beat gets reworked tail lights and a new spoiler that includes LED lights. The profile...read more »
August 5, 2014 By Ravi Ved Photography: Eshan Shetty