The production version debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles Motor Show and it looks largely similar to the concept displayed at the 13th Auto Expo. Beat Activ will most likely get same set of engines that power Beat hatchback. A derivative of Beat, it is expected to churn volumes for Chevrolet in the Indian market.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Exterior
From the outside, it looks similar to Beat, but Chevrolet has made additions in tandem with its off-roader character. In front, it gets the signature dual-part with a fat black slat on the lower hexagonal grille, round fog lamps with chrome bezel, reworked bumper, faux skid plate, heavy plastic cladding etc. Other significant features that will adorn the exterior are large roof rails, new ORVMs, sharp character lines beneath the shoulder, LED tail-lamps, rear skid plate, reflectors and sporty alloy wheels.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Interior
Inside the cabin, Beat Active could get a sporty instrument cluster with colour options and a well laid-out dashboard. Other than this, the model could also feature a touchscreen infotainment with Bluetooth, AUX connectivity and USB port. A new steering wheel will also be equipped inside seats will be covered with new premium upholstery. It also packs other comfort goodies that may or may not be available on the India-bound model.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Engine specification & Transmission
Choice of engines may include a 1.2 litre petrol unit making 79bhp and 108Nm and 1.0 litre three cylinder diesel engine producing 57bhp and 150Nm. Both the engines are expected to come paired to a five-speed manual gearbox.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Competition
In its segment, Chevrolet Beat Activ will field against rivals such as Toyota Etios Cross, Volkswagen Cross Polo, Hyundai i20 Active and Fiat Avventura.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Expected Price in India
Chevrolet Beat Activ price for the Indian market could range between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9 lakh.
Chevrolet Beat Activ Expected Launch
In a bid to revive sales, Chevrolet announced to bring an array of new models to India and Beat Activ is one of the new vehicles slated to launch in India. Chevrolet could roll out Beat Activ sometime in February 2017.