IAB Report – Chevrolet Beat facelift launched with reduced prices following excise duty cuts


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GM India today launched the Chevrolet Beat facelift with revised prices in Chennai. The prices have been reduced by Rs 12,000 on an average per variant after the Finance Minister slashed the excise duties for small cars last Monday.

Chevrolet Beat facelift nose
After the price revision following the cut in excise duties, the Beat Facelift starts at Rs 3.99 lakh.

The Beat facelift now begins at Rs 3.99 lakhs. Here is the complete price list, for ex-showroom Chennai.

Chevrolet Beat petrol facelift price

  • Beat Petrol PS – Rs 3.99 lakh
  • Beat Petrol LS – Rs 4.26 lakh
  • Beat Petrol LT – Rs 4.68 lakh
  • Beat Petrol LT (O) – 5.17 lakh

Chevrolet Beat diesel facelift price

  • Beat Diesel PS – Rs 4.81 lakh
  • Beat Diesel LS – Rs 5.09 lakh
  • Beat Diesel LT – Rs 5.51 lakh
  • Beat Diesel LT (O) – Rs 6.00 lakh
Chevrolet Beat facelift side
The Beat facelift comes with a new grille, chrome inserts on fog lamps and steering mounted controls for the LT(O) variant among other changes.

The Beat facelift is powered by the same engines as before, a 1.2-liter 4-cylinder inline DOHC petrol engine that produces 80.5 hp and peak torque of 108 Nm, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The diesel Beat also retains the same 936 cc 3-cylinder in-line TCIC engine that makes 58.5 hp and peak torque of 150 Nm.

Chevrolet Beat facelift headlamp
Besides the grille and bumper, the headlamps have also been refreshed.

The PS variants on both fuels get a black rear spoiler, steel wheels and body coloured bumpers. The LS variant gets tinted glasses and ORVMs on both sides. In addition to the LS, the LT gets body coloured rear spoiler, LED stop light on rear spoiler, chrome front grille, body coloured door handles and ORVMs, roof rails and a styling strip on the B-pillar.

The LT(O) variant gets alloy wheels, in addition to steering mounted audio controls.

Chevrolet Beat facelift – Image Gallery

Chevrolet Beat facelift – Brochure

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Chevrolet Beat facelift – Prices, ex-showroom, Chennai

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Chevrolet Beat facelift – Press release

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