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Car Comparison – Chevrolet Beat Vs Maruti Wagon-R– Features And Specifications

Which car should I buy ? Maruti Wagon R Or Chevrolet Beat ?

The Launch of Chevrolet Beat in Auto Expo 2010 has created lots of ripples in the small car segment. I recently covered a Car Comparison Between Chevrolet Beat And Hyundai i10. Chevrolet beat is giving tough competition to Hyundai i10, Maruti Wagon R and Maruti Ritz.

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Maruti Wagon-R

  Hyundai i10 vs Chevrolet Beat

Chevrolet Beat

One of my relatives asked me to suggest him a choice between Maruti Wagon R and Chevrolet Beat. Since the price of the two cars is pretty close, I did a price and feature comparison below to compare Maruti Wagon R and Chevrolet Beat.

In the below Table, I will compare important Specification,  features and price of Maruti Wagon R and Chevrolet Beat. I will be comparing the Chevrolet Beat  PS and LS variant  Vs Maruti Wagon R – Lxi and Vxi variants. I am considering all three with metallic paint. I will highlight the box text with green color for which the I find the attribute as best among all these cars.

  Chevrolet Beat 1.2 PS Chevrolet Beat 1.2 LS Maruti Wagon-R Lxi Maruti Wagon R Vxi

Price (Ex. Showroom Delhi)

Rs. 3,34,990

Rs. 3,54,990 Rs.3,42,208 Rs. 3,92,481

Engine capacity

1.2 Liter

1.2 Liter

1.1 Liter 1.1 Liter

Max Power in BHP

80.5

80.5

64 64

Max Torque in Nm

108

108 84 84

Valve-train type

16 Valve, DOHC

16 Valve, DOHC

16 Valve, SOHC 16 Valve, SOHC

Wheel Size

R14

R14

R13 R13

Tubeless Tyres

Yes

Yes

No No

Body colored bumpers

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Body Colored Tail Gate Handle

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Power Steering

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Tachometer (RPM meter)

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Tilt Steering

No

No

No No

Internally Adjustable Outside Mirrors

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Air conditioner with heater

Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

Power Windows Front

No

Yes

No

Yes

Battery Saver

Yes

Yes

No No

Central Locking

No

Yes

Yes Yes

Passenger Vanity Mirror

No

Yes

No

Yes

Day/Night Rear View Mirror

No

Yes

No

Yes

Warranty

3 years / 100000 Kms

3 years / 100000 Kms

2 years or 40,000 kms 2 years or 40,000 kms

Fuel Mileage as per ARAI

18.6 KMPL

18.6 KMPL

17 KMPL 17 KMPL
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Total Score (Green colored boxes)

16 19 6 11

 

In the above comparison its very clear that Chevrolet is a clear winner in terms of features, specifications and Price. The major difference is in the power and torque of the car which really is significantly better in case of Chevrolet beat compared to Maruti Wagon R.

Selection Between Chevrolet Beat And Maruti Wagon R

The verdict is pretty clear, I would buy a Chevrolet Beat if I have a choice between Maruti Wagon R and Chevrolet Beat.