Chevrolet Lanos - owner reviews, technical information, brand history

Chevrolet lanos(owner reviews read below) is one of thethe most accessible foreign cars on the market of the Russian Federation. Available in three trim levels: SX, S, SE. Engine power for cars with a body type "sedan" is 86 liters. from. (volume 1.5) or 70 liters. from. (volume 1.3).

A bit of history

The car was developed by Daewoo (DEU)and was first introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1997 under the name of the Daewoo Lanos (T-100 - factory index). Later, in 2000, a minor restyling was made, as a result of which the shape of the tail lights and the trunk lid (T-150) was changed. After the acquisition of a controlling stake in Daewoo by GM, some of the T-150 vehicles began to be sold in a number of countries under the well-known Chevrolet Lanos brand. Reviews of the first customers of the old car under a new name were in most cases positive. The car was produced in Poland (from 1997 to 2008) and in South Korea (from 1997 to 2004), as well as in some other countries.

In Ukraine, collected from 2001 to 2010the car under the brand Daewoo Lanos T-100 with engines from the company Daewoo volume of one and a half liters (five-door hatchback and sedan) from the Polish parts. In addition, ZAZ Sens and L-1300 cars for the domestic market were also produced here, and starting in 2004, the Zaporozhye car factory started production of Chevrolet Lanos, the technical characteristics of which fully corresponded to the T-150 variation with the bodywork of the sedan type .

However, in 2009 the contract expiredZaporozhye Automobile Plant and GM DAT. Since the Russian and the Ukrainian market these cars are sold under the brand name ZAZ Chance in the three trim levels listed above.

About the car

Above the design of Chevrolet Lanos worked a talented Italian artist Giorgetto Giugiaro. The car still looks harmoniously in the current and does not stand out among other modern foreign cars.

The salon is spacious enough, and you canguarantee that neither the driver nor the passengers will get tired after a long trip. The front panel is made of inexpensive, but high-quality plastic. The dashboard has all the necessary pointers and sensors that are easily viewable and conveniently located. By the way, the tachometer is not installed on all Chevrolet Lanos cars. The owners' testimonials indicate that the luggage compartment of the car is quite spacious - 322 liters, and with the disassembled rear seats in the proportion of 60/40 - 958 liters. So to immerse in a car a couple of bicycles or a few bags of potatoes - a completely solvable business.

Chevrolet Lanos. Technical specifications and safety

Reinforced body structure (rear and frontracks reinforced, passenger carcass), inertia belts, driver's airbag - the manufacturer has taken care of both active and passive safety of the driver and passengers. The last cars on the Chevrolet crash tests received an estimate of 10.5, and in fact before it was only 6 points!

The basic equipment includes a volume engineone-and-a-half liters (86 hp), a manual transmission, radio and audio preparation, a speaker system with two pairs of speakers, steel wheels, bumpers in body color, spare wheel, coasters, heated rear window, mud flaps, driver airbag , power steering.

Chevrolet Lanos. Owner feedback

We can say that Chevrolet Lanos isA car that best combines the value for money. Simplicity, reliability of operation, availability in service - all this is Chevrolet Lanos. The owners' comments indicate that in most cases, Lanos produced in South Korea and Poland combine the best quality, assembly and anti-corrosion treatment of metal. If you have a choice between Ukrainian and Polish Lanos, then choose the latter. However, note that when buying a used car it is important to know in what conditions it was operated.

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