General Motors small car department has finally unveiled their next hatchback which has been developed in Brazil, called 2013 Chevrolet Onix. Having been manufactured in Gravatai’s GM Complex in Brazil and made its first debut at 2012 Sao Paulo Auto Show, the automaker confirmed that 2013 Chevrolet Onix will only be distributed to Brazilian and other Latin American countries starts on November 2012.
2013 Chevrolet Onix will be produced in three trim levels, including LS, LT, and LTZ which each brings an exclusive customization of “Joy”, “Race”, and “24 Hours” themes. Those customizable themes create a unique design for each car and are considered one of the plus values that is brought and featured by the hatchback among many cars in the market. This new hatchback’s design is focused on simplicity and luxury. Its minimalist design is completely combined with its luxury details that give the buyers two major aspects they need when buying a car, a simple yet luxurious design and a practical one. As the automaker purpose, this car will be able to beat its rival such as 2014 Volkswagen iBeetle and 2013 Hyundai HND-9 to take the top of market.
The automaker claims that 2013 Chevrolet Onix is the greatest quality of small car, viewed from all aspect like design, comfort, and technology. It seems like inevitably true since all the aforementioned fields have been built carefully. It offers great technology features in its cabin, typical of the rest General Motors products. One of them is namely the famous MyLink Multimedia System that could connect your phone to seven-inch color LCD screen that will display your application, photos, songs, and many more. Standard infotainment system like Bluetooth connectivity is also available to bring more enjoyment when riding the car. Your comfort will be more boosted by the high quality materials that are used in the interior elements and details, including leather materials that will cover both the seat and dashboard.
2013 Chevrolet Onix offers two engines choice as its powertrain. The 1.0liter engine will deliver 78 hp and 80 hp and the bigger 1.4 liter one will bring more power of 98 hp and 106 hp. Both engines are suitable for pure ethanol and mixture of gasoline and ethanol. You also could choose your transmission based on you preference since five-speed manual and six-speed automatic are available as your option.
2013 Chevrolet Onix’s price tag is varied based on the trim level and your customization. It will be at $14,800 for the LS with 1.0 liter engine and could reach to $20.700 for the LTZ model with 1.4 liter engine. This is absolutely less expensive than 2013 Hyundai Elantra.
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