GM has launched the sedan version of Chevrolet Sail at a starting price of Rs.4.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) in seven different colours. The car features a pleasant look with a smart rear end and near-vertical tail section. The interior is spacious with a quite neat cabin. The Sail Saloon is available in both petrol and diesel variants.
The petrol variant features a 1.2-litre petrol engine delivering 79bhp power output while the diesel variant is powered by a 1.3-litre Fiat-sourced diesel motor mated to a F17 gearbox. The expected mileage for the petrol and the diesel engines are 18.2kmpl and 22.1kmpl respectively.
The base variant features power steering, front power windows, power mirrors, tilt steering, a digital tachometer, engine immobilizer and a 12V power outlet. The LS trim level in addition to all the above features gets full wheel covers, body coloured wing mirrors, fog lamps, leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear power windows, central locking, audio system with Bluetooth and USB, rear parcel shelf and a driver airbag.
The top-end LT trim comes with standard ABS and also adds features such as alloy wheels, leather gear knob, passenger airbag, speed sensitive autolock, rear wiper and washer and keyless entry with remote. ABS and EBD come standard on all trim levels.
The petrol variants are priced from Rs.4.99 – 6.41 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) and the diesel variants are priced from Rs.6.29 – 7.51 lakhs.