Chevrolet forester, manufactured by General Motors the largest manufacturers of motor vehicle in the world, hit the Indian roads in 2002. The amazing vehicle is a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The vehicle maintains incredible traction and road grip because of the power transferring ability that it has at any instance. So undoubtedly the vehicle provides a unique joy of riding. This car is perfect in the combination of style and practicality.
Chevrolet forester has 4- cylinder gasoline engine that is horizontally opposed and pumps out a power of 120 PS at 5600 rpm and generates a torque of 178 NM @ 3600 rpm. Horizontally opposed boxer engine of this car facilitates the vehicle to have a low center of gravity power that ensures high rate of fuel efficiency. The engine has a fuel capacity of 60 liters.
All of the Chevrolet cars are appreciated for their interiors. This SUV is not an exception in this respect. A fully decorated interior cabin has sufficient space for both passengers and their baggage and also has extra legroom for its occupants. It also has perfect arrangement of entertainment for the riders with the double din premium radio / cassette system and in-dash six CD changer. The cabin has many other necessary features like cup holders in the front and rear seat armrests, small useful storage space, sunglass case, cargo side pocket, door pockets and coat hook in the rear portion.
The exterior dimension of the car has a length of 4450 mm, a width of 1735 mm, height of 1590 mm, wheelbase of 1735 mm, height of 1590 mm and ground clearance is 190 mm. The car weighs about 1390 kg.
Design and Comfort:
Chevrolet Forester has jewel reflector halogen headlamps. There is a tall body taillight in the rear portion and a sleek grille in the font. The interior is so cozy that occupants enjoy the highest level of comfort in this car. The cushioned seat and sufficient leg space make this car a perfect transport for long journey.
Ride and Handling:
The vehicle also has Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system which distributes power to all of the four wheels. This power distribution ensures an excellent balance to the car thereby enabling the driver to have better control over the vehicle along with better grip, safety and comfort. The use of high strength and low weighted aluminum for bonnet and other components make this car more stable.
Safety features is particularly very important in vehicles. The Forester is set with multitude safety features too. The SRS driver and co driver air bags, high mounted stop lamp, anti lock braking system, child seat mounting provisions, side protection beams in doors, front and rear outboard height adjustable seat belts and drop-off type pedal with safety system are some of the major safety features of this vehicle.
Variants, Price and Color:
This is a vehicle with no variants, but has several color options. The car was launched in four colors. They are- Regal blue + Carbon Grey Metallic, Core Red Metallic + Carbon Grey Metallic, Obsidian Black+ Carbon Grey Metallic and Premium Silver Metallic + Carbon Grey Metallic. The price of Chevrolet Forester is 15.6 lakhs but may vary in places according to the local taxes.
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