Chevrolet Sail 3 – Motorshow Focus

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Next gen model will not be brought to India.

The Chevrolet Sail 3 was on display at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. The ‘3’ is the name denotes the third generation that the car is in. This vehicle made its debut at the 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show and is available in the Chinese market.

Chevrolet Sail 3 front three quarters at 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Formed on GM’s new-generation small car architecture, the design is a redo with changes to the grille, headlights, mirrors, wheels, boot lid and tail lights. The Sail 3 is 51 mm longer and 45 mm wider than its predecessor while its wheelbase has been extended by 35 mm for more cabin room.

Interiors have been updated and now boast of better quality materials. The cabin has a dual-tone theme featuring beige and grey shades.

Chevrolet Sail 3 dashboard at 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Aluminum accents have been used on the door trims, center console, multi-function steering wheel and as surrounds for the AC vents, to spruce up the otherwise plain look. The Sail 3 gains a tiny infotainment system which is a step up from the previous generation.

Safety is well covered with anti-lock brakes (ABS), electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD), cornering brake control (CBC) and four airbags.

Chevrolet Sail 3 rear three quarters at 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Mechanically, the Chevrolet Sail 3 comes with 1.3-liter and 1.5-liter four cylinder petrol engines that have outputs of 99 hp and 109 hp respectively. These route power to the wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission or an AMT. The Sail is produced in China by the Shanghai-GM joint venture.

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