Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

Tata Altroz Automatic launch confirmed via the company's official Twitter handle. The tweet read "Hi, thank you for writing to us. The automatic variant of Altroz will be available in the near future. We will announce the availability of #TheGoldStandard at an appropriate time. Stay tuned to our website and social media handles for latest updates."

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

Apart from that, the Tata Altroz is one of the safest hatchbacks in the country with a 5-star safety rating for adult occupant protection and it is also one of the best-selling hatchbacks in the country.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

According to sources, Tata Motors is likely to offer the automatic gearbox with the 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine. Moreover, the gearbox on offer is more likely to be a quick-shifting DCT unit to suit the sporty character of the engine.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

Apart from that, test mules of Tata Altroz have been spotted several times now and the frequency of spy shots on the internet has also increased during recent times.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

We expect the automatic variant of the Tata Altroz to be priced slightly higher than the manual variant. Thanks to the more advanced DCT unit, the automatic variant may cost a lakh over the manual variant and also weigh around 20kgs heavier.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

At present, the Tata Altroz is available in eight different trim levels and three engine options. The engine options include two petrol and one diesel engine.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

The base 1.2-litre 3-cylinder Revotron petrol engine produces 85bhp at 6,000rpm and 113Nm of torque at 3,300rpm. Whereas the more potent 1.2-litre turbocharged, 3-cylinder petrol engine produces 108bhp at 5,500rpm and 140Nm of torque at 1,500 rpm.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

The diesel engine on the other hand is a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder unit with 90bhp at 4,000rpm and 200Nm of torque at 1,250rpm. At present, all three engines come mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

Tata Altroz is also a very well equipped hatchback in terms of features such as iRA connected car technology, a touchscreen infotainment system, a 7-inch TFT digital instrument cluster, 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, cruise control, rear AC vents, and many more.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

Thoughts About The Upcoming Tata Altroz Automatic

Tata Altroz is one of the best hatchbacks currently available in the country and the only hatchback in India with a 5-star safety rating. Though the popularity of Tata Altroz is growing, the lack of automatic transmissions makes it a secondary choice for many urbanites in the country.

Tata Altroz Automatic Launch Confirmed

With the launch of the automatic variant of Altroz, Tata Motors can attract more buyers in tier 1 and tier 2 cities.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, January 4, 2022, 11:52 [IST]
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