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Tata Motors Cars for 2021

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Whether it is the steel industry or the automotive sector, Tata is a name that has the habit to rule. Perhaps this is the reason why Tata Motors have seen substantial growth even in face of the COVID crisis. The credit for such an incredible growth definitely goes to Tata Motor’s exceptional lineup of vehicles that offer a car perfectly suited to your needs while delivering value.

As we enter into 2021, Tata Motors has pulled up its socks to offer some of the most value for money offerings that will outdo the competition in all aspects. If you are looking to buy a car in 2021, Tata’s range of cars should be high on your list.

Tata Nexon

Adopting the Tata 2.0 philosophy, Tata finally made its cars safer, stylish, sportier and upmarket. What started off with the Tata Tigor in 2016 was taken up a notch with the launch of the Tata Nexon in 2017. A compact SUV that is designed with Tata’s Impact Design Philosophy wooed the consumers with its sharp looks, sporty stance and a performance-oriented engine.

Designed as a crossover, the Tata Nexon comes with some funky urban SUV elements like roof rails and black plastic cladding. Upfront the vehicle is equipped with sweptback tear-drop projector headlamps with LED DRLs, sloping hood and a wide, glossy black honeycomb mesh grille and a tri-arrow air intake. The overall look of the Nexon is far away from conventional, which has made the Nexon a people’s favourite. With an excellent stance, modern styling and contemporary design the Tata Nexon is a true people’s charmer.

Tata Nexon Features

  • Layered three tone finished interiors
  • Electronic sunroof
  • iRA connected car tech
  • Voice-enabled commands
  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • Multi-drive modes
  • Electronic Stability Programme

The Tata Nexon brings a whole new level of aesthetics, coupled with an impressive engine, classy interiors and a tough bodyline. Priced between ₹6.99 – ₹12.70 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) the Tata Nexon is available in 12 major variants: XE, XM, XMA, XM(S), XMA(S), XZ, XZ+, XZA+, XZ+(S), XZA+(S), XZ+(O), XZA+(O).

Which is the best Tata Nexon variant to buy?

The best pick however, is the XZ+ variant (₹9.64 lakhs to ₹11.20 lakhs) that brings in some of the best features. Also available with a dual tone choice, the XZ+ variant is the most budget friendly yet feature packed offering, making it one of the more popular Tata cars available.

Tata Tiago

Based on Tata’s Impact Design Philosophy, the Tata Tiago was the car that started a revolution for Tata Motors. Launched in 2016, this unique hatchback rose to become the top-selling Tata car in India, with over 2 lakh units sold in mere 36 months of the launch.  As a capable hatchback, the Tiago has contributed substantially in making Tata Motors one of India’s leading automakers.

Tata Tiago Exteriors

When the Tiago was first launched in 2016, it made quite a statement for its design. Supporting the all-new Impact Design 2.0 Philosophy, the Tata Tiago has turned a lot of heads with its bold, compact and stylish design. The front-end of the beloved hatchback carries a stylish bumper that is bold and aggressive along with sleek looking swept back head lamps. What’s more are the integrated DRLs, a new and updated piano-black grille with tri arrow elements, and a cleverly designed tail lamp cluster and a sporty bumper. Featuring a boot space of 242 litres, the Tiago is capable enough to cater to all your luggage needs.

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Tata Tiago Interiors

Tata Tiago Features

  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • 8-speaker premium sound system by Harman
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Cooled Glove Box
  • Digital Instrument Cluster

The Tata Tiago is priced aggressively ranging from ₹4.7 lakh going all the way up to ₹6.74 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The Tata Tiago brings a lot in its package with the 6 available variants: XE, XT, XZ, XZA, XZ+, and XZA+.

Which is the best Tata Tiago variant to buy?

And if you too are looking to grab the best of the vehicle in terms of value for money, we suggest that you buy the XZA variant priced at ₹6.34 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The XZA brings an automatic transmission, along with all the key features of the Tiago making it ideal for those looking for a feature-packed hatchback.

Tata Tigor

The Tata Tigor was the flag bearer of Tata’s new ideology that helped Tata break out from its utility vehicle image. The Tata Tigor is a compact sedan that is designed to impress the consumers with its sharp looks, sporty stance and a capable engine.

Tata Tigor Exterior

The Tata Tigor comes with a new front fascia featuring a completely redesigned bumper with LED DRLs, chrome band running across the front end and some new projector headlamps. Much like the Altroz, the Tata Tigor also gets an updated piano-black grille with silver tri arrow elements. The bonnet of the car has been raised a little, to comply with the new pedestrian safety norms.

Tata Tigor interior

Tata Tigor Features

  • All-new three-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel
  • New tri-element upholstery
  • 7-inch floating infotainment system
  • Automatic climate control 
  • Premium eight-speaker set up by Harman.
  • Multi-drive modes

The Tata Tigor brings in a whole new level of refreshed styling, coupled with an impressive engine and interior. Priced between ₹5.49 – 7.63 lakh (Ex-Showroom Delhi) the Tata Tigor is available in 6 major variants: XE, XM, XZ, XZ+, XMA, and XZA+.

Which is the best Tata Tigor variant to buy?

The best pick however, is the XZ+ variant (₹7.11 Lakhs onwards) that is equipped with the best features. Also available with a dual tone choice, the Tata Tigor XZ+ variant is the most budget friendly yet feature packed offering.

Tata Altroz

Launched in 2020, the Tata Altroz is one of the very latest offerings by the Indian automaker. Dubbed as the “Gold Standard” of hatches, the Tata Altroz is in every way premium. Locking horns with competition like the Hyundai i20, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, and Volkswagen Polo, the Tata Altroz brings a refreshing wave of design based on the philosophy of Impact Design 2.0.

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Tata Altroz iTurbo

With features like dual chamber projector headlamps, dual tone laser cut alloys, C-pillar mounted door handles, LED DRLs, integrated spoilers, and signature split tail lamps, the Tata Altroz truly establishes itself as the gold standard. Turning heads with each glance, the Tata Altroz became the highest selling vehicle in November 2020.

Tata Altroz interior

Tata Altroz Features

  • iRA Connected Car Technology
  • 7-inch touch infotainment system powered by HARMAN’s premium sound system
  • Voice Command Enabled
  • Xpress Cooling Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Auto headlamps and rain-sensing wipers
  • 7-inch MID

And much more, making the Tata Altroz, a feature-packed and value for money offering. Priced between ₹5.44 – 8.95 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) the Tata Altroz is available in 6 major variants; XE, XM, XM+, XT, XZ, and XZ (O) with additional customisation options for those who like their vehicle tailored to their needs.

Which is the best Tata Altroz variant to buy?

Even though all variants of the Altroz deliver a lot more for their price, the XM+ variant for the petrol (Rs 6.60 lakh) or the XM RHYTHM pack for the diesel (Rs 7.89 lakh) are the best if you want some premium features while keeping your pocket happy. For the money, both variants get electrically folding mirrors, touch infotainment, multiple drive modes and the flat-bottomed steering with audio. The Rhythm variant also adds two speakers and two tweeters to the two speaker setup on the Tata Altroz XM+, along with a rear camera.

Tata Harrier

Tata’s premium entrant into the SUV segment, the Tata Harrier is also based on the all-new Impact Design 2.0 philosophy. The Tata Harrier with its stable bodyline, high strength build quality, powerful performance, and advanced safety is the perfect soft adventurer and a highly capable family SUV.

Tata Harrier Camo

Based on the Land Rover-derived D8 Platform, the Harrier gets some brilliant design cues such as Xenon HID Projector Headlamps, 3D LED Tail lamps, panoramic sunroof, diamond cut alloys, and a sleek and stylish front grille with chrome inserts. The overall stance of the vehicle is commanding, with a perfect blend of masculinity and elegance.

Tata Harrier interior

Tata Harrier Features

  • OAK finished dashboard
  • Massive 8.8 inch touch infotainment system
  • Premium 9 speaker Audio System by JBL
  • 26 Native Voice Commands
  • 7 inch MID
  • Automatic Headlamps, Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Glove Box with Laptop Tray

With a host of other interesting inclusions, the Tata Motor’s sizable SUV is priced between ₹13.84 – 20.30 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi). The Tata Harrier’s overall package exceeds all expectations with 9 variants: XE, XM, XMA, XT, XT+, XZ, XZA, XZ+ and XZA+.

Which is the best Tata Harrier variant to buy?

The hottest selling and most value for money variant is the XT variant that sits right between the variant spectrums. At ₹16.25 lakhs, the Tata Harrier XT variant gets many useful inclusions such as reversing camera cruise control, automatic climate control, automatic headlamps and wipers, alloy wheels and push button to start/stop.

Tata HBX Mini-SUV

Spied testing several times now, the much anticipated mini-SUV from Tata is just round the corner it seems. The Tata HBX concept was first showcased at the 2020 Auto Expo, and was said to be based on the same ALFA platform that underpins the Altroz hatchback. The upcoming Tata mini-SUV will mainly lock horns with the Hyundai Venue and the Kia Sonet. It is obvious that the Tata HBX mini-SUV will also employ the Impact Design 2.0 philosophy.

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Tata HBX Features

  • Split headlamp setup
  • 8-spoke alloy wheels
  • Tata’s Signature Smiling Face Grille
  • Multi-Functional Steering
  • Floating Infotainment
  • Harman Sound System

What the vehicle will actually bring is something that is still to be seen. Expected to launch by Q1 of 2021, the Tata HBX is expected to be priced from Rs. 6 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom)

Tata Safari

One of Tata’s most anticipated line-up, the Tata Safari was officially launched on the 26th of January 2021, with bookings commencing from February 2021. Based on the Land Rover-derived D8 platform, the Tata Safari is sure to bring back Tata’s SUV heritage.

Featuring the Impact Design 2.0 Philosophy, the Tata Safari will essentially be the 7-seater variant of the Harrier and will feature a few cosmetic upgrades to differentiate itself from the Harrier. These include a chrome-finished tri-arrow grille, chrome surround for the headlamps, a silver skid plate, a Safari-inspired functional roof rail, a flat boot lid, a stepped-up roofline, a larger rear-quarter glass and new LED tail lamps.

Tata Safari Features

  • Electronic parking brake
  • iRA Connected Car Technology
  • Front parking sensors
  • Bi-xenon headlamps,
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit
  • 9-speaker JBL audio system

With an expected price to be a lakh over what the Harrier is currently priced at, the complete details of the Tata Safari will be revealed as the SUV is completely launched.

Car

Engine

Transmission

Mileage

Safety Features

Tata Nexon

1.5-litre turbo diesel

1.2-litre turbo petrol

6-speed manual

6-speed AMT

23.97 kmpl (D)

17.89 kmpl (P)

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, ESP

Tata Tiago

1.2-litre petrol

5-speed manual

5-speed AMT

23.84 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, corner stability control

Tata Tigor

1.2-litre petrol

5-speed manual

5-speed AMT

20.3 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, corner stability control

Tata Altroz

1.2-litre petrol

1.0-litre turbo petrol

1.5-litre diesel

5-speed manual

19.5 kmpl (P)

21.1 kmpl (D)

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD

Tata Harrier

2.0-litre turbo diesel

6-speed manual

6-speed automatic

17 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, ESP

Tata HBX

1.2-litre petrol

5-speed manual

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD

Tata Safari

2.0-litre turbo diesel

6-speed manual

6-speed automatic

17 kmpl

Dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS with EBD, ESP

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