Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines: Price, Specs Review, Interior, Exterior

May 14, 2018
Editor's rating 3.0
User's rating 5.0
  • Table of contents
  • 1. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines review: Introduction
  • 2. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Exterior
  • 3. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Interior
  • 4. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines: Engine & Performance
  • 5. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines Price
  • 6. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Specs
  • 7. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines: Verdict
If you’re in the market for a practical and affordable subcompact sedan, the Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines is well worth considering.

1. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines review: Introduction

In the explosion of small sedan segment in the local car market, Chevrolet decided to launch its entry – the simple yet smart Chevrolet Sail. We know that it had the Sonic, but obviously, it’s not a lucrative pie. Therefore, the Sail is a reasonable alternative to the slow-selling Sonic. It is straightforward, sedate, versatile and … What else? Let’s dig up more in our Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines review by Philkotse.com. To be specific, our in-depth review will mainly zoom in the top-of-the-line Chevrolet Sail 1.5 LTZ.

chevrolet sail exterior

In the explosion of small sedan segment in local car market, Chevrolet decided to launch the Sail

Chevrolet Sail Philippines Review - Introduction

2. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Exterior

The Bowtie brand knows for certain that its customers always give lots of weight to design. The top dog 1.5 LTZ, despite not being the most handsome in its segment, it can swell with pride as it comes with a simple but functional exterior design.

No gloss bumpers, big wings, body claddings or turgid over-fenders, but the 2018 Chevrolet Sail exterior is pampered with well-chiseled façade, stylish body lines, sporty-looking lightings, curvaceous tail end, and an orange hue to boot. Broadly, this subcompact sedan is like a sexy lady who is already charming without makeup and her beauty is not merely skin-deep.

Recently, Chevy has given the Sail minor changes on the outside so as to make it fresher. The newly-updated model is currently decked with revised chrome accents on the front grille. At the same time, it likewise brags a new set of 15-inch alloys along with new wheel design.

Chevrolet Sail exterior

The top dog 1.5 LTZ can swell with pride as it comes with a simple but functional exterior design

Chevroler Sail 2018 front view

The Chevrolet Sail exterior is pampered with well-chiseled façade...

Chevrolet Sail 2018 angular rear

... and curvaceous tail​

Chevrolet Sail 2018 sunroof

It comes with a sunroof with slide and tilt function

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3. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Interior

Pop the doors open and the simplicity and functionality are still names of the game. Although the 2018 Chevrolet Sail interior is equipped with a massive 9-inch touchscreen head unit and a retractable sun roof, the cabin still looks plain to some extent. The auxiliary audio controls on the steering wheel are even not plush-looking, they are good at keeping the driver concentrating on the road while selecting tracks, adjusting audio volume or scanning radio channels. However, the stumbling block here is the poor radio signal reception of the multimedia system.

Chevrolet Sail interior

Pop the doors open and the simplicity and functionality are still names of the game

Between mini and subcompact, more Pinoys will opt for the latter partially because of more space inside. And this aspect is also where Chevrolet Sail shines best. Abundant head- and legroom are given to all passengers. Other than that, boot space is roomy enough to store two golf bags or scuba gear.

Chevrolet Sail 2018 seating

The Chevrolet Sail interior is equipped with a massive 9-inch touchscreen head unit

Chevrolet Sail 2018 trunk space

Boot space is roomy enough to store two golf bags or scuba gear

4. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines: Engine & Performance

The Chevrolet Sail 1.5 LTZ is armed with a 1.5L DOHC DVVT engine which ekes out 109 hp and 141 Nm of torque. These figures are peppy enough to make your driving experience more fun and sporty. Bolted on a smooth-shifting 4-speed automatic gearbox, the Sail is highly convenient for city wanderings. Besides, changing gears is more precise, making your drive smoother and more comfy. A manual mode is likewise present, but it is hard to see the button on the shifter.

Chevrolet Sail 2018 on the road

The Chevrolet Sail is highly convenient for city wanderings

However, NVH levels needs some improvement as the engine noise (the cooling fan to be exact) can be clearly heard in the cockpit when the vehicle is stationary. What’s more, when picking up speed, the steering becomes lighter and you’ll feel noticeable body roll when taking corners. Nonetheless, for the most part, the Sail is stable on the highways even when facing up to strong crosswinds at 150 km/h. On top of that, it can float impressively over road imperfections.

5. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines Price

The Chevrolet Sail 2018 is priced to sell. With a tag of P917,888 for the top-end model, this little sedan is definitely one of the most affordable cars in its segment.

Chevrolet Sail Price Philippines 2018
 Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
Chevrolet Sail 1.3 LT MT P713,888 P791,888 P78,000
Chevrolet Sail 1.5 LT AT P768,888 P865,888 P97,000
Chevrolet Sail 1.5 LTZ AT P858,888 P917,888 P59,000

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6. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Specs

Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines Specs
Overall
Name Chevrolet Sail 1.5 AT LTZ
Price P917,888
Body Type Sedan
Engine & Transmission
Engine 1.5L DOHC DVVT
Fuel Injection Multi Port Fuel Injector (MPFI)
Displacement 1,485 cc
Max Output kW (PS/rpm) 80 (108.8) / 6000
Max Torque Nm (kgm/rpm) 141 (14.37) / 4000
Compression Ratio 10.2
Front Wheel Drive Yes
Transmission 4 speed- AT w/ active select
Suspension System
Front MacPherson strut-type and stabilizer bar
Rear Rear torsion beam non-independent suspension
Steering System
Steering Type – Non Variable Hydraulic Power Steering – rack and pinion steering wheel 3 spokes sports
Brake System
Front Disc Brake
Rear Drum Brake
Single Rate Brake Booster Yes
Tire & Wheel
Wheel & Tire 15 X 6.0 e40 Aluminum 185/55R16
Exterior
Radiator Grille Black – Dual Port Yes
Black "B" Pillar Yes
Outside Rearview Mirror Body Color Yes
Outer Door Handle Body Color Yes
Manual Headlamp Yes
Front Fog Lamp Yes
Sunroof Sliding and Tilt Yes
Badge LTZ
Interior
Interior Color Jet Black
Steering Column Tilt Yes
Panel Center Jet Black
Air Vent Ringed Graphite Silver Metallic
Inside Door Handle Chrome Yes
Automatic Climate Control Aircon Yes
Seat Fabric Flash Jet Black
Rear Back Seat Standard w/ Head Rest retractable
Front Seat 4-Way Seat Driver Yes
Front Seat 2-Way Seat Passenger Yes
Seatback Pocket – Passenger Yes
Sunvisor w/ Mirror for Passenger Yes
Inside Rear View Mirror Tilt Yes
Interior Lamp Front Yes
Power Window Driver side one-touch down
Central Lock Yes
Entertainment System (Touch Screen) 9" HD
Android Operation System (Mobile Connect: Phone Mirroring) Yes
Android Operation System (Connectivity: Mobile Hotspot) Yes
Open Apps (Waze) Yes
Open Apps (Spotify) Yes
Open Apps (Google Play Store) Yes
Rear Camera Yes
USB Port Yes
Power Outlet Front Yes
Number of Speakers 4
Center Cup Holder Yes
Rear Window Defogger Yes
Remote Key 1 foldable 1 rigid non remote
Steering Wheel Radio Control and Bluetooth Hands free Yes
Driver Information Center (Trip Meter) Yes
Driver Information Center (Fuel Consumption) Yes
Driver Information Center (Outside Temp) Yes
Satety Features
  • Speed Sensitive Door Locks
  • Driver and Passenger Airbag
  • Front & Rear Seat Belt 3pt. Emergency Locking Retractor
  • ABS
  • Center High Mount Stop Lamp
  • Child Lock
  • Seatbelt Reminder Driver
  • Child Restraint (ISOFIX)
  • Rear Parking Assist Sensors

 

7. Chevrolet Sail 2018 Philippines: Verdict

At the end of the day, it can be said with certainty that dependability, practicality and affordability are all the Sail from Chevy has to offer, not to mention its great safety package that includes airbags, ABS with EBD and more.

10 things to love about the Chevrolet Sail

10 things to love about the Chevrolet Sail 

Hope that our Chevrolet Sail Philippines Review is somewhat helpful for your car search. To sum up, Philkotse.com has compiled 10 things to love about the Chevrolet Sail as follows.

  1. A punchy engine
  2. Sunroof with slide and tilt function
  3. Polished front grille
  4. Sturdy 15” alloys
  5. Responsive gearbox with Active Select manual mode
  6. Chevy Bowtie emblem – a promise of class-leading design, engineering and an assurance of uncompromising quality
  7. Cavernous luggage trunk
  8. Standard safety features
  9. Practical and comfy interior
  10. Extensive 5-year guarantee or 100,000 kms

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