The Lada Granta, also known as the VAZ-2190, is a budget sedan created on the basis of the Kalina of the 2004 model.
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The first sketch of the Lada Granta was created in March 2009. Two months later, in May 2009, the management of AVTOVAZ decided to open the project Lada Granta. To create a car to determine the list of main suppliers of components for it, the company took more than 1.5 years. This was done in the fall of 2010. The first pilot Granta was assembled in January 2011. In May 2011, the Kalina sedan was removed from production: production facilities began to be upgraded for the release of a new model. The serial production of the car began in October 2011, and sales start in December.
The car will be produced only in the sedan and hatchback, the station wagon is not planned. In the beginning, the production of a sedan will be launched, which will replace the Lada Kalina, which is currently being produced, on the factory’s conveyor.
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There are three configurations: "standard", "norm" and "luxury". The basic version is equipped with one airbag and a 1.6-liter eight-valve engine with an output of 80 hp. Grade "Norma" has in the list of equipment electric power steering, front electric windows, central locking, on-board computer and bumpers painted in body color. Under the hood of this version is a 1.6-liter engine with a lightweight connecting rod-piston group with a capacity of 90 hp. In the configuration "Lux" on the car set 16-valve 1.6-liter engine with a capacity of 98 liters. with. This equipment is complemented by a second airbag, ABS, air conditioning, audio system, heated front seats, electric mirrors and heated, rear electric windows, alloy wheels.
The planned production volume will be about 400 thousand cars per year. In 2012, it is planned the appearance of modifications with the Renault engine and with a four-speed automatic transmission. In 2013, the Granta should appear with a hatchback body.