Budget alternative to Chevrolet Cruze soon to be updated: the first photo Cavalier-2019August 17, 2018
The sedan, for which the name Cavalier was revived, debuted in 2016 in China. Recall, a model with this name was released from 1981 to 2005. mainly for the American market. The new “four-door” is produced in the Middle Kingdom at a joint venture joint venture between General Motors and SAIC, the Chinese market is the main one for Cavalier, but not the only one – since 2017 the sedan began to ship to Latin American countries as well. Meanwhile, the updated Cavalier is already being prepared for the debut, and the photographs of the camouflaged car have been published by the publication Bitauto. The first restyled model will be, of course, the Chinese – according to preliminary data, the “podnebesny” market will refresh the sedan in the summer of 2019.
Judging by the photo, Chevrolet Cavalier-2019 will receive a new radiator grille in the style of Chevrolet Cruze, which also recently experienced restyling, as well as other lights and bumpers. The salon is also modernized – the front panel is covered with a rag, probably, a new multimedia complex and a climate control unit are hidden under it.
The engines, most likely, will not change: in China, the pre-reform Chevrolet Cavalier is sold with petrol four-cylinder “atmospheric” 1.5 and “turbo-turbo” 1.0 power 113 and 120 hp. respectively. The first engine is paired with a five-speed “mechanics” or a six-speed “automatic”, the second is combined with a “robot”.
The Chevrolet Cavalier sedan is built on the Delta II platform, the length of the sedan is 4 544 mm, the width is 1,779 mm, the height is 1,467 mm, the wheelbase is 2,600 mm in size. That is, Cavalier has left Chevrolet Cruze sedan of the current generation, based on the “cart” D2XX. Dimensions of Cruise: 4 666/1 807/1 460 mm, wheelbase – 2,700 mm.