Like the Spark, the new Beat will be available in 7 new colors; Pull Me over Red (new addition), Satin Steel Grey (New addition), Cocktail Green, Sandrift Grey, Switch Blade Silver, Summit White, Linen Beige and Caviar Black.
A new trim level has been added to the mix, with the top variant LTZ joining the LT and LS models. Pricing is between Rs 4.28 lakh and Rs 5.55 lakh, keeping it competitive in the compact car market.
The 17.8 km/L (~42 mpg) fuel-efficiency comes courtesy of a 1.4L Ecotec engine, with a diesel option also available. A redesigned interior and exterior keeps the Beat looking modern instead of dated with sportier headlamps and taillamps, a newly designed rear spoiler with LED inserts, and trendy fog lamps with chrome surrounds.
“The Chevrolet Beat, one of GM India’s best-selling models, raises the bar in the country’s fast-growing compact car segment. The refreshed features complement the already distinguished styling elements in its segment, providing even more value to our customers,” said Hardeep Singh Brar, Vice President of Sales for General Motors India. “We are confident that the 2016 Beat with new features and appealing design enhancements will further strengthen our position in the marketplace. The new version was developed by carefully listening to our customers and enhancing it with smart new features and stylish looks.”