Chevrolet is a brand of vehicle produce by General Motors. It is one of the most highly acclaimed automaker in the domestic market. They have a reputation of producing trendy and luxurious vehicles. One of these vehicles is Chevrolet’s latest offering Sail U-VA hatchback. This is doing a wonderful business in the market.
Maruti Suzuki India Limited is one of the biggest names in the domestic market. They are known for making comfortable and economical cars. Ritz hatchback is also one of those car. It is one of the most hyped and anticipated hatchback from the makers.
Chevrolet Sail is a performer available in petrol and diesel version .powered by an 1199cc, four cylinders, 1.2L petrol engine or a 1248cc, 1.3L Diesel mill engine. Sail produces maximum power of 86PS@6000RPM and torque of 113Nm@5000RPM and also a mileage of 18.2KMPL in city and 22.1KMPL on highway. It features five speed manual gear transmission.
Ritz is available in petrol and diesel version. The petrol version is accompanied by an 1197cc, 1.2L k-12 series engine and diesel version is powered by a 1248cc, 1.3L DDIS engine which generate maximum power of 75PS@6000RPM and torque of 190Nm@2000RPM. This engine delivers a mileage of 23KMPL and is available with a five speed gear transmission.
Sail has a very stylish and sporty exterior and aerodynamic body structure. The dual port perforated front radiator grille give the hatchback bold look. The facia is dominated by hawk wing shape design head light clusters which adds to its elegant look the large wind screen is made up of laminated toughened glass. The 12 spoke 14-inch alloy wheels adds more to sail’s sporty character.
Ritz has a very dynamic and sporty exterior. The chrome finished Logo of the company at the front fascia with body colored bumper and rear view mirror makes it more elegant. The exterior of Ritz has a very youthful feel.
The interior of Sail is very lavish and have a decent boot space. The well cushioned seats are very comfortable which can easily accommodate five passengers and provide ample leg and head room. The dual tone interior scheme of coffee beige and black combination gives the interior a refined and fresh look. The boot capacity of Sail is 248L, which is best in class
Ritz has a very attractive and spacious interior; it is designed with fabric up holster and leather cover gear knob and steering wheel which adds more luxury. Its interior is more highlighted with the center and front cabin lights. The biggest drawback of Ritz is its small boot space of 240L.
Sail U-VA has a highly responsive three spoke sporty power steering with leather covered upholstery and gear knob giving the hatch a premium look. The foldable rear seats provide extra boot space in time of need. Some advanced features like AUX-in and a USB interface with dashboard mounted music player is available for entertainment. A digital clock, digital tachometer and a cigar lighter with ash tray are added for convenience of passengers.
Ritz is equipped with adjustable head rest seats to maximize the comfort. Steering mounted audio control. The electronically control ORVM offers to control the rear-view mirror and remote back door and fuel lid opener.
Maruti Ritz and Chevrolet Sail U-VA both are available with similar safety and security features. An engine immobilizer with safe cage. Remote central locking, child lock and keyless entry. It is equipped with three point ELR front seat belts with driver seats Airbags for the safety of passengers. Front wheel disc and rear wheel drum brakes with ABS (Anti lock braking system) to halt the vehicle immediately.
Chevrolet Sail U-VA is available in Sandrift Grey, Velvet Red, Switch Blade Silver and Misty Lake.
Maruti Ritz has variety of colours to choose from Breeze Blue, Granite Grey, Black Chocolate and Superior white.
Chevrolet Sail U-VA is available at a price of 4.1-6.7lakhs. While Maruti Ritz will cost approx 4.9-6.1 lakhs.
Sail have some best in class features with a mighty engine at a very inexpensive price and on the other hand Ritz has a brand name of Maruti trusted by millions in the country and also offers lot of space and comfort.
Specification comparison between Ritz and Sail
|Maruti Ritz||Chevrolet Sail U-VA|
|Engine Size||1248cc,1.3L DDIS engine||1248cc,1.3L Diesel mill|
|Price Range||4.9-6.1 lakhs||4.1-6.7lakhs|
|Gear box||5 speed||5 speed|
|Variants||Petrol +diesel||Petrol + diesel|