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Tata Altroz – Indias Safest Car

Tata Motors has started a new campaign for its newly launched hatchback car, Tata Altroz with a starting price of Rs. 5.29 lakh (ex-showroom price).

At a Mumbai event Mr Mayank Pareek, the president of Tata Motors said in a statement, “We aim to make Tata Motors the most loved auto brand in the country. As per a Net Promoter Score done by Millward Brown, we had been given a score of -1. But now, we’ve achieved a score of 23, so the love is growing every day.”  He further added, The Altroz has been designed as a premium hatchback car. The market share of hatchbacks in India is 49 percent, out of this, 26 percent of the share comes from premium hatchbacks

When it comes to the engine, the Altroz comes with two BS6-compliant engine options, the 1.2-liter petrol engine produces a maximum power of 86 PS and a peak torque of 113 Nm, while the 1.5-liter diesel engine produces a maximum power of 90PS and a peak torque of 200Nm. Both these engines have been mated to a 5-speed manual transmission with a DCT automatic that has been expected to be brought later on.

The Altroz is equipped with the top features including a dual-tone dashboard, a 7-inch infotainment system, a semi-digital instrument cluster, ambient lighting, steering-mounted audio controls, and cruise control. Also, Tata is offering an array of customization options for the Altroz. The car has cockpit-like interiors, Dual-chamber projector headlamps, dual-tone laser cut alloy wheels, black ORVMs with chrome accents, seamlessly integrated spoiler, LED day time running lights, black contrast roof, and so many other features.

The Tata Altroz faces competition from various cars in its segment including Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Polo.

Tata Altroz is a benchmark for its competitors. It has got a 5 star global NCAP rating. The car has been designed to offer world-class protection with an Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture along with an energy-absorbing body structure. The safety features of the Tata Altroz include ABS, Electronic Brake-force distribution, Corner Stability Control, Dual front airbags, reverse parking camera, Isofix Anchorage for child seats, voice alerts, height-adjustable seat and more.

The Altroz is equipped with the gold standard of technology. The car gets an infotainment system by Harman, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, 17.78 cm digital instrument cluster, ambient mood lighting, rear AC vents, wearable key, spacious cabin, and others. The other standard features include umbrella holders in the front doors, a front power outlet, 4-inch LCD MID in the instrument cluster, tilt-adjustable steering, automatic door re-lock, front power windows, and a flat rear floor. Tata Altroz is available in 5 colors including High Street Gold, Midtown Grey, Skyline Silver, Downtown Red, and Avenue White.

Engine Specifications of the Tata Altroz

Engine Type:  

– 1.2 L Revotron BS6

– 1.5 L Turbocharged Revotorq BS6

Fuel Type: 

– Petrol

– Diesel

Engine Capacity (cc), No of Cylinders

– 1199 cc, 3 Cylinders

– 1497 cc, 4 Cylinders

Maximum Power (PS@rpm)

– 86 @ 6000

– 90 @ 4000

Maximum Torque (Nm@rpm)

– 113 @ 3300

– 200 @ 1250 – 3000

Transmission Type: 5 Speed Manual Transmission

Seating Capacity: 5

Fuel Tank Capacity (Ltr): 37

Dimensions of the Tata Altroz:

Length (mm): 3990 mm

Width (mm): 1755 mm

Height (mm): 1523 mm

Wheelbase (mm): 2501 mm

Ground Clearance – Unladen (mm): 165

Boot Space (Ltr): 345

Min turning radius (m): 5.0

Braking and Suspension of the Tata Altroz:

Front Brake: Disc

Rear Brake: Drum

Front Suspension: Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring

Rear Suspension: Twist beam with coil spring and shock Absorber

Wheels and Tyres of the Tata Altroz

Wheel Type

– Steel Wheels with Caps (XE, XM, XT)

– Alloy Wheels – XZ & XZ (O)

Tyre size

– 165/80 R14 (Petrol/ Diesel XE, Petrol/ Diesel XM)

– 195/55 R16 – Petrol XT, Petrol XZ & Petrol XZ (O)

– 185/60 R16 ( Diesel XT & Diesel XZ)

Spare Tyre Size

– 165/80 R14

The Diesel variants of the Tata Altroz are as follows:

  1. XE Diesel

1497 cc – Manual Transmission – Diesel engine – Rs.6.99 Lakh

  1. XM Diesel

1497 cc – Manual Transmission – Diesel engine – Rs.7.75 Lakh

  1. XT Diesel

1497 cc – Manual Transmission – Diesel engine – Rs.8.44 Lakh

  1. XZ Diesel

1497 cc – Manual Transmission – Diesel engine – Rs.9.04 Lakh

  1. XZ Option Diesel

1497 cc – Manual Transmission – Diesel engine – Rs.9.29 Lakh

The petrol variants of the Tata Altroz are as follows:

  1. XE

1199 cc – Manual Transmission – Petrol engine – Rs.5.29 Lakh

  1. XM

1199 cc – Manual Transmission – Petrol engine – Rs.6.15 Lakh

  1. XT

1199 cc – Manual Transmission – Petrol engine – Rs.6.84 Lakh

  1. XZ

1199 cc – Manual Transmission – Petrol engine – Rs.7.44 Lakh

  1. XZ Option

1199 cc – Manual Transmission – Petrol engine – Rs.7.69 Lakh

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Tata Altroz Rear view

Tata Altroz Grille

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