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General Motors launches premium hatchback Sail U-VA

Posted on Nov 02, 04:45PM | IANS

American automobile giant General Motors Friday launched its premium hatchback Chevrolet Sail U-VA's petrol and diesel variants

The launched variants are priced between Rs.4.44 lakh and Rs.6.62 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).

"Sail U-VA hatchback is an important addition to GM's small car portfolio in India," said Lowell Paddock, president and managing director, General Motors India.

Sail will compete with likes of Maruti Suzuki's Swift and Hyundai Motor's i20, Toyota's Liva, Volkswagen's Polo and Honda Brio. The new hatchback is Rs.25,000 to Rs.40,000 cheaper than Swift.

The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2 litre engine and is priced between Rs.4.44 lakh and Rs.5.58 lakh. The diesel variant is powered by a 1.3 litre 'Smartech' diesel engine and is priced between Rs.5.87 lakh and Rs.6.62 lakh.

The diesel variant runs 22.1 km per litre, and the petrol-powered vehicle gives a mileage of 18.2 km per litre.