This past week, we reported on the arrival of the design-focused Chevrolet Onix RS and Onix Midnight Edition variants in Brazil – the successful subcompact car’s largest market in the world. Now, General Motors completes the launch of the 2021 Chevrolet Onix range with the Premier trim level, which introduces the “wireless car concept” to the Brazilian market.
For the second model year of the current generation that’s based on the GEM platform, the 2021 Chevrolet Onix Premier with Enhanced Connectivity is the third major release in Brazil. The range-topping variant now comes standard with Chevrolet’s latest infotainment system that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, along with wireless phone charging, which further enhances its technology leadership.
“Connectivity is one of the pillars of Onix, which is always innovating in this regard. Wireless phone projection is another important step within this strategy and brings more practicality to everyday life,” said Product Marketing Manager at GM South America, Rodrigo Fioco, in a press release. “The Premier version focuses on the consumer who seeks maximum technology in the segment,” he added.
Unlike competing systems, the 2021 Chevrolet Onix Premier’s wireless projection technology runs over the vehicle’s on-board Wi-Fi, ensuring better and greater data flow. In addition, the Onix Premier’s technology package also includes the OnStar telematics system and the myChevrolet application compatibility, positioning itself as the car with the most advanced connectivity in the Brazilian market to date.
All other features of the 2021 Chevrolet Onix Premier remain unchanged, including being available in two body styles, the exterior design and the powertrain. The car is equipped with the turbocharged 1.0L inline-three engine, which develops 116 horsepower and 122 pound-feet of torque, and matched exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The entire 2021 Chevrolet Onix lineup will be available in Brazilian dealerships starting in October. It is offered in hatchback and sedan (Onix Plus) body styles, with three powertrain configurations (1.0L with 6MT, Turbo 1.0L with 6MT and Turbo 1.0L with 6AT), six trim levels (base, LT, LTZ, RS, Midnight Edition and Premier) and six colors: Switchblade Silver, Black Gold Black, Carmine Red, Seeker Blue and Satin Steel Gray. The starting prices are as follows:
- 2021 Onix base: 58,590 BRL (about $10,435 USD at the current exchange rate)
- 2021 Onix LT: 60,490 BRL ($10,775 USD)
- 2021 Onix Plus LT: 64,190 BRL ($11,450 USD)
- 2021 Onix LTZ: 68,790 BRL ($12,255 USD)
- 2021 Onix Plus LTZ: 73,090 BRL ($13,035 USD)
- 2021 Onix RS: 75,590 BRL ($13,465 USD)
- 2021 Onix Plus Midnight Edition: 81,390 BRL ($14,515 USD)
- 2021 Onix Premier: 78,690 BRL ($14,030 USD)
- 2021 Onix Plus Premier: 82,390 BRL ($14,685 USD)