The Tata Hexa has finally arrived. This was a much awaited vehicle from Tata and had created a buzz much before its launch. The Hexa is priced at INR 13.1 lakhs (on-road, New Delhi) for the base model.
The Hexa was earlier shown asa a concept at Geneva Motor Show in 2015. We had the opportunity to drive this new UV for a long distance
Is it worth considering, what are the features and how good is it to drive? Will it challenge the competition? We share all the details with you. Read further.
- Price-11.99 lakh
- Top speed-100 mph
- Transmission-6 speed
TATA HEXA DESIGN:
Tata Hexa is based on the Tata Aria. From the side it looks identical to the Aria, but here is where the similarity ends. The fascia of the Tata Hexa looks muscular and sculpted. The clamshell bonnet, smoked out headlamps and an LED strip on the front bumper give a contemporary look.
The clamshell bonnet, smoked out headlamps and an LED strip on the front bumper give a contemporary look.The tail lamps are horizontal and this gives it a sophisticated look. What is good about the Hexa is how rich it looks and subtle too.
This UV doesn’t have an in the face kind of styling, neither too aggressive. However, it is very stylish and looks classy.
The Tata Hexa does not have too much chrome on it either, yet it looks very premium. All the features are shared by the company.
TATA HEXA INTERIOR:
The interiors carry the same story of the exterior. They are classy, neat and well put together. The black interiors stand out and this new SUV has the best Tata interiors ever. A neat dashboard with a leather wrapped steering wheel, the Tata Hexa gets a touchscreen system with 10 Harman and JBL speakers.
Features include cruise control, reverse parking camera, projector headlamps and leather upholstery.
IN TERMS OF SAFETY, THERE IS ESP, ABS WITH EBD, SIX AIRBAGS, HILL ASSIST ON THE TOP-OF-THE LINE XT VARIANT.
Tata Hexa is offered with six and seven seating options. In terms of space, the first two rows are extremely comfortable.The second row of seating has recline option too. The third row on the Tata Hexa has recline and the space is decent enough.For tall people, head room will be tight, else it should be fine for an average Indian built. The boot is small when all the three rows are raised.
TATA HEXA ENGINE:
A 2.2-litre diesel engine is offered in the Tata Hexa. This comes with a 148bhp engine and 154bhp option. The first one comes with a five-speed manual and the more powerful one has two options: manual or automatic.
The Auto and Rough Road are 4×4, while the other two work on 4×2. On the other hand, the automatic transmission is fabulous. The shifts are smooth even downshifts. There is also the tiptronic mode that responds well.
OVER ALL SCORE-4