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Tata Altroz automatic coming soon?

Written by Akhil Dalvi

According to reports and rumours, Tata Motors has been developing an automatic variant of its Altroz premium hatchback. The rumoured automatic variant of the Altroz has reached its final stage in testing and will arrive sometime in 2022. Tata Motors has also been recently spied testing the turbo-petrol variant of its Safari and Harrier SUVs in India.

2021 Tata Altroz: Detailed Highlights 

Tata Motors offers the base XE variant of the Altroz in India at INR 5.89 lakh (ex-showroom). Meanwhile, the automaker has priced the XE+ petrol variant of the Altroz at INR 6.35 lakh (ex-showroom). On the other hand, the top-spec XZ+, i-Turbo Dark Edition variant of the Altroz costs INR 10.55 lakh (ex-showroom). Tata Motors offers five colours for the Altroz – Harbour Blue, High Street Gold, Downtown Red, Arcade Grey, and Avenue White.

Utilizing the automaker’s ALFA-ARC platform with an Impact 2.0 design philosophy, the Altroz sports a 5-star crash safety rating. The premium hatchback features sweptback projector headlamps, an integrated radiator grille, bumper-mounted fog lamps, and integrated LED DRLs. Additionally, the Altroz features darkened LED tail lights, C-pillar mounted rear-door handles, an integrated rear spoiler, and 16-inch alloy wheels. For the top-spec i-Turbo Dark Edition of the Altroz, Tata Motors offers an exclusive Cosmo Dark colour scheme.

2021 Tata Altroz: Technical Specs & Features 

Tata Motors offers a choice of two petrol and one diesel engine for the standard version of the Altroz. Its 1.2-litre, naturally-aspirated, three-cylinder produces 86 PS and 113 Nm, whereas the 1.5-litre turbo-diesel produces 90 PS and 200 Nm. Tata Motors offers the standard Altroz with City and Economy driving modes, whereas the top-spec trim gets a Sport mode. The top-spec iTurbo variant of the Altroz features a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder turbo-petrol engine, producing 110 PS and 140 Nm.

Tata Motors offers a 5-speed manual gearbox for all the variants of the Altroz with no automatic option for now. For the interior of the Altroz, Tata offers a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The automaker also offers a ‘What3Words’ navigation system for the top-spec Altroz along with IRA Connected car technology. Other highlighting features include a wearable SmartKey, Xpress Cool climate control, a rear parking camera, and premium leatherette textured upholstery.

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