Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Chevrolet Tavera recall – the inside story


One of the main reasons for recalling 114,000 Chevrolet Tavera by General Motors was to check irregularities in emission test which can be traced back to 2003-2004 when the manufacturer was gearing up for the move from BSII to BSIII emission standards. As per the company sources, the manufacturer has two options to upgrade the variant and its 2.5 liter Isuzu engine to the new emission standard which has come to effect on April 2005. One route to meet the emission norm was by having decent safety margin of around 30 percent but this involve upgrading the fuel injection pump, which is a costly component. Chevrolet Tavera price is between Rs 7.24 lakh to 10.94 lakh (EX-Showroom, New Delhi).
Chevrolet Tavera
BSIII could be met by improving the after treatment with better catalytic converter and without changing the fuel pump. This would help in saving the company approximately US$1700 each car and it is not surprising. The GM Motor chooses to take the less expensive route to BSIII. GM engineers were aware that few vehicles were not meeting the norms and would dodge the conformity of production audit.
Chevrolet Tavera
Chevrolet Tavera features have surprised the buyers and it has been bestowed with lot of space. Few exciting as well as practical features include dual horn, remote fuel lid opener, dead pedal front room lamp for added utility, power steering which helps in better handling and manoeuvrability and lockable glove box. The vehicle is available in numerous colors such as Intense Black, Blue, Casablanca White, Blazing Red, Rainforest, Cashmere, Champagne Metallic and Sterling Silver. The exteriors of the variant are extremely remarkable. The overall structure is extremely aerodynamic as well as stylish with sleek outline. The front facade is bold as well as classy.
The MPV has striking exteriors and its interior line up with flamboyance. The overall structure is extremely remarkable and it has very hefty stance. The top end variants of the MPV have been fitted with DIN music system which is equipped with MP3/CD player along with Radio FM tuner as well. The music system has AUX in interface along with four speakers. The manufacturer has equipped the variant with sturdy set of wheels which are strong and are capable of handling the road condition with ease. The top end vehicle is equipped with robust set of 15-inch light alloy wheels. Customers who desire to have a look at the Chevrolet Tavera pictures can browse the photo gallery of the Chevrolet Cars and GM India soon launching the chevrolet captiva facelift in India.

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