Chevrolet has launched the Sail Sedan for an introductory price of Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the petrol variant and Rs 6.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the diesel variant. The Sail sedan developed specifically for the Asian markets is the first launch from the American automaker for 2013. It will share many of its components with its hatchback sibling the Sail U-VA which was launched a few months ago.
The car has undergone 6.3 million km of testing across India to ensure that it is able to cope with the various conditions of our country. It is being offered in four variants; Base, LS, LS ABS and LT ABS with one petrol and one diesel engine. While the former is a 1.2-litre mill producing 86bhp and 113Nm of torque with an ARAI certified fuel efficiency figure of 18.2kmpl, the diesel engine is a 1.3-litre mill producing 78bhp and 205Nm of torque with an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 22.1kmpl.
The Sail Sedan is being offered in seven different colours: silver, red, light blue, black, white, grey, and beige along with beige interiors to give the car an airy and spacious feeling.
In terms of safety, the top two variants get ABS and EBD, driver's side airbags for the LS, LS ABS and driver and passenger airbags for the LT ABS variant. The compact sedan from the American automaker is being offered with a three year warranty on the car and five year warranty on the engine and transmission.
During the launch Chevrolet also announced that the Enjoy MPV was in its final stages of testing and would be launched within the next few months.
Prices for the Chevrolet Sail Sedan
Chevrolet Sail Sedan base petrol: Rs 4.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LS petrol: Rs 5.49 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LS ABS petrol: Rs 5.70 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LT ABS petrol: Rs 6.41 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan base diesel: Rs 6.29 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LS diesel: Rs 6.59 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LS ABS diesel: Rs 6.80 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)
Chevrolet Sail Sedan LT ABS diesel: Rs 7.51 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)