Chevrolet Enjoy Diesel LTZ Review
True Value for Money MPVMonday, November 18, 2013
Chevrolet Enjoy is a multi-utility vehicle that follows 'MPV Concept' and was introduced to Indian market by Chevrolet India at the Auto Expo 2012 in New Delhi. Its basic Diesel model comes with a price tag of INR 6.99 lakhs and the top Diesel model is priced at INR 7.99 lakhs. It also has a no-frills basic 8-seater petrol model that is available for INR 5.49 lakhs. It is available in 6 shades (Velvet Red, Summit White, Linen Beige, Sand Drift Grey, Caviar Black and Switchblade Silver) and 8 variants (four of petrol and four of diesel) in market. It is basically an improved version of 'Wuling CN-100', a Chinese multi-utility vehicle. It was launched in India on May 9, 2013.
The diesel model is equipped with a 1.3 litre engine that generates maximum power of 76 bhp at 4000 rpm and maximum torque of 188 Nm at 1750 rpm. The petrol model is equipped with a 1.4 litre engine that generates maximum power of 103 bhp at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 131 Nm at 4400 rpm. Both the petrol and diesel engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission. It is giving a strong competition to other compact multi-utility vehicles of its range such as 'Maruti Ertiga' and 'Mahindra Quanto'. Chevrolet Enjoy claims to provide a mileage of 18 kmpl in diesel model which means it can provide around 16 kmpl on highways and around 10 kmpl in the cities. The diesel version takes 21.36 seconds to speed above 100 kmph mark and because of its high torque; the pick-up is very good in first and second gear.
Its dimensional figures are 4305x1680x1750 (LxWxH) in mm. The wheelbase of Enjoy is 2720 mm with ground clearance of 165 mm in petrol version and 161 mm in diesel version. Its front wheels are supported with 'McPherson strut with coil spring' and stabilizer bar, while the rear ones are with 5-link coil springs. The front brakes are 104 mm ventilated disks and the rear brakes are 240 mm drums. Also, the top variants of Chevrolet Enjoy are equipped with ABS and EBD, Dual front air-bags, engine immobilizer, front clearing fog lamps, high mounted rear stop lamps, reverse parking sensors and remote central locking via buzzer.
Chevrolet Enjoy is also equipped with a handsome 1 DIN factory fitted dash integrated music system with USB and AUX port. The warranty of Enjoy MPV is 3 years or 100000 kms; whichever is earlier. Chevrolet is also offering the customers with low cost maintenance for 3 years or 45,000 kms. The top model has a dual tone beige and a black interior, power windows, power steering, manual air-conditioning, large glove box, height adjustable driver seats and many more interior facilities that are amazing for the price range it offers. Chevrolet is also providing a lot of extra accessories to enhance the superiority of Enjoy even more. Overall, Chevrolet is expecting a good boosted overall sale and rise in market shares of MUV segment with Enjoy and it is bound to produce it too because of its uncountable features.