Orlando is a vehicle that is adaptable, a family car designed in a manner that is versatile on the inside and attractive on the outside. A complete economic and family oriented city drive, Chevrolet has blessed the automobile market of Indonesia with a competent MPV that is confident on the front handling precision and on the open road the car is still designed for a comfortable ride in any condition. Orlando with its stature, dynamics and performance is bound to impress the customers with its effective performance and handling in Indonesia and makes the position of the company more firm.
Chevrolet has sourced respectable 1.8-litre 4 cylinder 4 valve engine in the two variants that works on 6 speed automatic transmission for better performance. The engine will give a significant maximum power of 141 PS at 6200 rpm and maximum torque of 176 Nm at 3800 rpm. The driver can experience the 0 to 100 km/h mark in a time span of 11.6 seconds and the needle will not take rest till the 194 km/h mark. The power offered by the MPV is not compromised on the fuel efficiency front and one will get a significant mileage of 16.5 km/L.
Orlando is exempted from re-badged Daewoo designs and is based on the same platforms as Cruze family car. The manufacturer has designed the car on the philosophy of body in, wheels out and clearly it is depicted from the arches on the body, deep window lines and the broad wheels. The split zone rear lamps are massive and silver effect rubbing strip is one of the SUV inspired design implied on the car. The overall dimensions of the car measures 4652mm X 1836mm (including side mirrors) X 1633mm (L X W X H) and wheelbase of 2760 mm that gives significant leg room, head room and shoulder room to the occupants. The 17-inch alloy wheels gives enhanced performance on road with a tyre size of 225/50 R17.
The interiors of Orlando are no less interesting then its exteriors. The cockpit is inspired from Corvette is the center of the interior, while the other panels are arranged like a wave in the spacious cabin. The tools essential for driver are placed correctly on the steering wheel and the centrally located big screen is the hub for entertainment which gives the flexibility to run MP3, CD, AM/FM and is further compatible with USB and AUX. The driving ergonomics are beyond criticism, the gear-knob which is large enough is placed right away in the stretched central console and give a dynamic look to the car. The car gives a boot space of mere 101-litres with three rows up that can be further enhanced by rear seats folding.
Chevrolet has equipped safety features that are tested over years and have provided effective results. Whether you are hurrying the car along or not one need not have to worry about the safety features within the car as manufacturer has taken care of it in a significant manner. The side impact beams improves the crash-worthiness and dual front air bags further improves the safety of the car. The ventilated disc brakes works collaboratively with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist System (BA), and Electronic-Brake Force Distribution System (EBD). The other significant security features include traction control, rear park assist and traction control.
Sporting a contemporary exterior and a well-finished appealing interior, Chevrolet Orlando is one of the the most practical MPVs in the market today. Despite being a dedicated city commuter, Orlando delivers a fair amount of performance.