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Friday, January 06, 2012

By Shilpa Chopra

Chevrolet Sail hatchback launched at Auto Expo

Chevrolet India has cherished the response from Chevrolet Beat Diesel and now it is time for another great offering – Chevrolet Sail, which is being displayed at the Auto Expo in New Delhi. Chevrolet Sail will cover both the segments –hatchback as well as sedan. Initially, the Chevrolet Sail hatchback will be launched in India and the sedan version will follow. Both the versions have been extensively made for India and was initially developed in China. The Chevrolet will have two engine options viz. 1.4-litre petrol and1.3-litre diesel. As this is just the display of the car, Chevrolet Sail price will be reveled once it is officially launched in India. Chevrolet Sail is expected to be available in India in mid of this year.  

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The Chevrolet Sail launch is part of the American car maker’s dream to expand its product offerings in India in this year. The Sail will be available in hatch and sedan both and it is expected that the company will be launching the hatch first followed by the sedan version. This is a usual practice as the small car market in India is considerably bulged and there are more small car takers in India as compared to sedan or SUV. The sedan version of Chevrolet Sail will take on Ford Fiesta, Maruti Swift Dzire, Tata Manza majorly while the hatch will be giving a head on blow to Tata Indica Vista, Maruti Swift and Volkswagen Polo primarily.

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The Chevrolet Sail specifications reveal that the Chevrolet Sail hatchback has a power of 82bhp and there is a five speed manual transmission available. The car is equipped with two airbags and anti-lock braking system besides electronic brake distribution and other safety features. The hatch also has air conditioning with climate control and power windows and power steering. The Chevrolet Sail hatchback price is expected to land between Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh. 

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