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Photo of Tata Altroz (REUTERS)
Photo of Tata Altroz (REUTERS)

Tata updates Altroz XT variant with automatic climate control

  • The automatic climate control feature was previously reserved only for the Altroz's XZ and XZO trims.

  • The Tata Altroz premium hatchback was launched in India back in January.

Tata Altroz, the premium hatchback from the homegrown automaker was first revealed in late-2019 and was launched a few months down the line. To make its mid-range XT variant tad more exciting, the company has introduced a minor equipment update in the form of automatic climate control. The update has been introduced likely based on the customer feedback.

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For the record, previously the Tata Altroz XT only featured a manual AC, while the automatic climate control was only reserved for the higher XZ and XZ(O) trims.

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Apart from the newly added automatic climate control, the Altroz XT trim comes kitted with features such as a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment screen which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, a semi-digital instrument console with a 7.0-inch colour screen, keyless entry, cruise control, LED daytime running lights, rear-view camera, electrically adjustable and folding wing mirrors and 16-inch alloy wheels.

The Tata Altroz sources its locomotive power from a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.5-litre turbo-diesel engine. While the former churns out 86 PS of maximum power, the latter delivers 90 PS. The transmission option includes a 5-speed manual gearbox.

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The pricing of the XT trim (petrol) stands at 6.84 lakh* and the XT (diesel) stands at 8.44 lakh*. The Tata Altroz takes on the likes of other premium hatchbacks in the segment such as the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza and Hyundai i20.

Tata Motors recently reported 81.78% dip in its total sales at 25,047 units in the first quarter ended June 30, 2020. It had sold 1,37,545 units in the April-June quarter of 2019-20. (More details here)

*ex-showroom, India

  • First Published Date : 26 Jul 2020, 12:43 PM IST