Chevrolet Onix

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Chevrolet Onix
Chevrolet Onix 20150814-DSC05650.JPG
Manufacturer Chevrolet (General Motors)
Also called Chevrolet Prisma (MkII)
Production 2012–current
Assembly Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (GM Brazil)
Body and chassis
Class Subcompact
Body style 5-door hatchback
4-door sedan (Prisma MkII)
Platform Gamma
  • 5-speed manual
  • 6-speed 6T40 automatic
Wheelbase 2,528 mm (99.5 in)
Length 3,930 mm (154.7 in)
Width 1,705 mm (67.1 in)
Height 1,484 mm (58.4 in)
Curb weight 1,012 kg (2,231 lb) - 1,067 kg (2,352 lb)
Predecessor Chevrolet Agile
Chevrolet Prisma MkI
Chevrolet Prisma

The Chevrolet Onix is a subcompact car launched by American automaker Chevrolet in Brazil at the 2012 São Paulo International Motor Show[1] to succeed some versions of Chevrolet Celta. Offered initially as a five-door hatchback, a four-door sedan was launched in 2013 and called the Chevrolet Prisma.[2] The Onix is currently only sold in some South American countries part of Mercosur, including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Uruguay.


Back of the Chevrolet Prisma

The Chevrolet Prisma is the sedan version of the Onix.

Technical detail[edit]

The Onix is available in three trim levels (LS, LT and LTZ) with two 4-cylinder engines, the 1.0-litre producing 78 PS (57 kW; 77 bhp) (petrol)/ 80 PS (59 kW; 79 bhp) (ethanol) and 1.4-litre 98 PS (72 kW; 97 bhp) (petrol)/106 PS (78 kW; 105 bhp) (ethanol) offering automatic or five-speed manual transmission.

The 1.0 versions are fitted with 14" wheels, with 15" fitted to the 1.4 models.


In December 2014, the Chevrolet Onix was evaluated under the Latin NCAP assessment and achieved a 3-star security rating for adults and 2-star security rating for children:[3]

Test Score Points
Adult 62.76% (3-star) 10.67 out of 17
Children 41.10% (2-star) 20.14 out of 49


  1. ^ "Sao Paulo motor show 2012: Chevrolet Onix". Autocar. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "NOVO PRISMA 2013 / ONIX SEDAN, PREÇO, FOTOS E FICHA TÉCNICA". Magazine Carros. Retrieved 28 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Latin NCAP Assessment Chevrolet Onix" (PDF). 

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