The Chevrolet Tavera
is a compact MPV
produced in Indonesia
by Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors
and in India
by American automaker General Motors
sold in ASEAN
markets. It uses the platform of the Isuzu Panther
, a diesel
-powered multi-purpose vehicle sold in Indonesia. In other markets it is known as the Isuzu AUV, HiLander or Crosswind.
In India, this MUV's main competition includes such vehicles like the Toyota Innova
, Mahindra Bolero
, Tata Sumo
, and similar vehicles. Unlike some MUVs like the Fusion (which is based on the Ford Fiesta
and also sold in Europe
), this MUV is based on a pickup truck
, in this case an Isuzu model.Isuzu
designed the original Tavera, known as the Panther
's version is a consumer-grade version of the Panther, which is more designed for businesses.
Recently, because of Chevrolet's marketing of their Indian lineup as "an Indian revolution" (similar to their US
marketing campaign), the Tavera is now sold as two models. The original Tavera is still being sold; however more upmarket models in India are now sold as the "Tavera Neo 2".
In September the Indian
Tavera got a face-lift
. The facelift included the front grille and revised interiors.
there are 2 versions of the Tavera, the original Tavera, the base model which includes the B1 and B2 trims, and the Tavera neo 2(this version was called simply Tavera neo before the Indian Tavera facelift, and before that Tavera Elite), the normal version which... Read More