The Sail is a sedan offered by Chevrolet in India. It comes in a petrol and a diesel engine that are mated to a 5 speed manual transmission. The suspension setup on the Chevrolet Sail is McPherson Strut upfront and a Twist Axle setup at the rear. All variants of the Chevrolet Sail come with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes and the higher versions are offered with ABS (Anti lock Braking System) as well. The kerb weight of the petrol trims of the Chevrolet Sail is 1,065 kg while the kerb weight of the diesel versions is 1,124 kg and the minimum turning radius of the car is 5.15 metres.
The dual front airbags offered on the higher versions of the Chevrolet Sail add to the safety factor.
ABS or Anti locking Braking System is available on the higher trims of the Chevrolet Sail
The higher variants are also offered with leather upholstery which adds to the premium feel
The Chevrolet Sail measures 4,249 mm in length, 1,690 mm in width, 1,503 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,465 mm. All variants of the sedan are offered with body coloured front and rear bumpers while the higher versions also get body coloured door handles, chrome accents on the fog lamps, full wheel covers and roof antenna.
The Chevrolet Sail is offered with a dual tone interior colour option which includes a dual tone dashboard and door panels. The upholstery is in a single beige colour. The higher versions of the Chevrolet Sail are offered with a factory fitted audio system compatible with Bluetooth.
Powering the Chevrolet Sail is the option of a 1,199 cc petrol engine and a 1,248 cc diesel unit. The petrol engine generates 82 hp of power at 6,000 rpm and 108.5 Nm of torque at 5,000 rpm. The diesel motor produces 74 hp of power at 4,000 rpm and 190 Nm of torque at 1,750 rpm.
Both engines of the Chevrolet Sail Hatchback are offered only with a 5 speed manual transmission. These gearboxes paired with the engines have been tuned to offer the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
Safety features of the Chevrolet Sail Hatchback include ABS (Anti lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and dual front airbags. These features are limited to higher variants, however, engine immobiliser, driver seatbelt reminder and side as well as front impact beams are standard.
Claimed fuel efficiency of the Chevrolet Sail Hatchback is 18.2 kmpl for the petrol variants and 22.1 kmpl for the diesel trims. The fuel tank capacity of the petrol versions is 42 litres while that of the diesel engine powered variants is 40 litres.