Tata Altroz May Be The Safest Hatchback In India — In Tata We Trust

Tata Motors unveiled the Tata Altroz recently at the Geneva Motor Show. The car that was unveiled was in near-production format. The Altroz will be the most premium model is Tata's portfolio, and will be the first of the many future cars from Tata that feature the ALFA architecture. If fact, Tata Motors is sure that the Altroz will bag a five start rating at the next NCAP certifications.

The Tata Nexon is the only five star rated vehicle in Tata's line up, and in its segment. The Altroz is built on the ultra modern ALFA platform and will benefit from the company's excellent and robust build quality. That is a fantastic combination. Modern architecture and solid build quality may just give the Altroz a five star safety rating, making it the Altroz the safest car in the hatchback segment.

The Tata Altroz is expected to launch during the second half of 2019 and will compete with the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, the Honda Jazz, and the Hyundai Elite i20. The Altroz draws inspiration form the Tata 45X Concept for exterior styling. It features a floating touchscreen infotainment system, and offers large cabin space.

While there is no official information about the engine variants for the Tata Altroz, speculation is that it will feature an upgraded version of the 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine. The 1.2-litre Revotron engine currently powers the Tata Tiago. Transmission units may feature a 5-speed manual and a dual-clutch automatic.

There is hear-say that the Tata Altroz may also be launched with the 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine that powers the Tata Nexon. This engine may be available with the JTP version. If the Tata Altroz features this 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine, it will compete against the Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS, and the Volkswagen Polo GT TSI.

An Electric version of the Tata Altroz is said to be in the pipeline.

Thoughts About The Possibility Of The Tata Altroz Being The Safest Hatchback

Tata is known for it's safe cars. They have invested emotionally into safety of their cars. In fact, there is news a few times every year about a Tata vehicle involved in an accident and drivers and passengers walking away without a scratch. Kudos to Tata Motors for caring about passenger safety as much as they do!

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Article Published On: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:00 [IST]
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