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Changes to the Tata Altroz lineup in India

Written by Rohit Tonapi

Tata Motors has rejigged its Altroz hatchback variants. The company has discontinued a few variants and added a new one for its Dark Edition. Additionally, the brand has reintroduced one of its old colours as well. 

Tata Altroz – Variant Revision

The company has now discontinued the XZA (O) variant of the petrol version. On the other hand, the Dark Edition of the Altroz is available in the XT variant. In addition to this, Tata has discontinued three variants from the diesel lineup. These include – the XE, XZ (O) and XZ Dark variants. After this revision, the Tata Altroz in a total of 15 petrol variants, 7 diesel variants and 6 turbo-petrol variants. 

Tata Altroz – Colour Options

Tata has also brought back a colour option which it earlier discontinued. The Altroz is now again available with the High Street Gold colour option. With this, the Tata Altroz is available in a total of 7 exterior colour options. These include Arcade Grey, Downtown Red, Cosmo Black, Avenue White, Opera Blue, Harbour Blue and the High Street Gold.

Tata Altroz – Powertrain

Mechanically, the Altroz remains the same. The Altroz hatchback is available in two petrol and one diesel engine options. As for the petrol, it is available with a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated engine as well as a 1.2-litre turbocharged engine. As for the diesel powertrain, it uses a 1.5-litre engine. All the engines get a 5-speed manual gearbox. Additionally, the 1.2-litre petrol is also available with a 6-speed dual-clutch automatic.

The 1.2-litre Revotron motor makes 86 PS at 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm of torque at 3,300 rpm. Tata claims this engine offers fuel efficiency of 18.53 kmpl. On the other hand, it is also available with the 1.2-litre i-Turbo motor. The turbo-petrol makes 110 PS at 5,500 rpm and 140 Nm of torque between 1,500 and 5,500 rpm. Tata claims the i-Turbo offers fuel efficiency of 18.13 kmpl. 

The Altroz is also available with a 1.5-litre Revotorq diesel engine. It is also the only 4-cylinder engine in the Altroz lineup. It makes 90 PS of power at 4,000 rpm and 200 Nm of torque between 1,250 and 3,000 rpm. The brand claims it offers a fuel efficiency of 23.03 kmpl.

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