Tata Altroz India Unveil Highlights: Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai Elite i20 rival to launch in January

Tata Altroz On Road Price, Unveil Highlights: First showcased as a concept called 45X at the 2018 Auto Expo, Tata Altroz is now all set to launch in the country in a segment currently dominated by the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno.

By: | Updated: December 4, 2019 10:50:18 am

Tata Altroz India Launch, Tata Altroz Images

Tata Altroz Unveil in India Highlights: Tata Motors has rolled out a brand new car in India today. Unveiled in Jaiselmer in the evening last night, Altroz was first showcased as a concept called 45X at the 2018 Auto Expo, followed by a near-production version unveiled at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Based on Tata Motors' IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy with a sleek and sporty outlook, Tata Altroz when launched, the Altroz will compete with Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20, Honda Jazz, and Volkswagen Polo. For all details from the venue, scroll down for everything you need to know on the all-new Tata Altroz.

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    21:46 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz: All you need to know

    Altroz is based on Tata’s new ALFA (Agile Light Flexible Advanced) architecture and is expected to come with BS6 emission standard 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol and diesel engines. Tata would be offering a touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, LED headlamps with DRLs, 5-spoke alloy wheels, a semi-digital driver’s instrument cluster, and it is said to meet al the safety requirement as mandated by the regulations for India. It'll come in four variants and five colour options with a provision for dual-tone roof as well. Customers will also be able to customise their Altroz so they only have to pay for the features the y specifically pick. The hatchback is expected to be priced at Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 8.5 lakh (ex-showroom) and a launch is scheduled to take place in January 2020.

    21:28 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz unveiled

    It is here! Tata Motors' new premium hatchback rivalling the likes of Maruti Suzuki Baleno and Hyundai Elite i20 has been unveiled officially. The Altroz is scheduled to launch in India before the upcoming 2020 Auto Expo.

    21:20 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Talk to Altroz

    Tata Motors has come up with an interactive new method for customers and prospective buyers to find out all they need to know anbout the Altroz in collboration with Google. Just ask your Google Assistant to Talk to Altroz. The voice answers all questions about the car and can be used to book a test drives as well.

    21:15 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz variants and colours

    Altroz will come in four trims and customers will also be able to customise their cars, and pick & pay for the features they want in their car. It'll come in five colour options. There is also the option of dual-tone roof paint scheme.

    21:12 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Altroz features

    It gets a seven-inch floating touchscreen, chilled glovebox, armrest both up front and rear, bottle and umbrella holder. Altroz features dual airbags, ABS, and voice alerts are standard across all variants. Add to the list, rain sensing vipers, automatic headlamps, idle start-stop and more, teh Altroz is rather well equipped.

    21:06 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz BS-VI engines

    Tata Altroz will come with BS-VI compliant engines - for both petrol and diesel variants. Tata Motors says it has tested the BS-VI engines for thousands of km. It will feature electric power steering, a flat bottom steering wheel, ABS with EBD.

    20:48 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz features

    Tata Altroz gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple Car Play. It comes with automatic climate control, projector headlamps, a semi-digital instrument cluster, push-button start-stop, wearable key, cooled glove box, Harman Kardon sound system with 4-speakers and 2 tweeters.

    20:34 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz boot capacity

    Tata Altroz measures 3990 mm in length, 1755 mm in width and 1523 mm in height. It has a wheelbase of 2501 mm with a ground clearance of 165 mm. The Altroz boasts of a boot capacity of 345 litres. 

    20:01 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz interior

    Tata Altroz cabin is likely to get an all-black colour scheme with contrasting panels and a multi-spoke steering wheel with mounted controls. Like the Harrier, Altroz's instrument cluster is also going to be a part-digital-part-analogue unit. The touchscreen infotainment system will be a floating unit, something on the similar lines as seen on Tata Nexon. The hatchback's feature list will also include automatic climate control, power windows and other creature comforts as well.

    19:54 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz expected price and rivals

    When launched, the Tata Altroz will compete with Maruti Suzuki BalenoHyundai Elite i20Honda Jazz, and Volkswagen Polo. Prices are expected to fall in the range of Rs 5.5 lakh to Rs 8.5 lakh (ex-showroom).

    19:44 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz engine

    Tata Motors is yet to reveal engine specifications of the Altroz but we believe that its petrol derivatives will either get the Nexon's 1.2-litre turbocharged unit, churning out 108 hp of power or the Tiago's 1.2-litre, naturally aspirated unit, which is good for 82 hp. Whether the Altroz gets a diesel derivative, remains to be seen. Transmission options will include a 5-speed and 6-speed manual gearbox, along with an optional automatic gearbox.

    19:36 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz design

    Tata Altroz's design is based on Tata Motors' IMPACT 2.0 design language which is being used only the second time in a Tata car - the first one being the Harrier SUV. The front fascia bears a sleek design, the side gets bold character lines, and the rear features large wrap-around tail-lamps and a raked window.

    19:30 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz unveil live stream

    Tata Motors' new premium hatchback Altroz will be unveiled in Jaiselmer at about 20:00 tonight. You can watch the unveiling ceremony right here:

    19:06 (IST)03 Dec 2019
    Tata Altroz bookings

    Some dealerships have been accepting pre-bookings for the all-new Tata Altroz, however, the official bookings for the hatchback will start tomorrow, i.e 4th December. There's still some time for the unveiling to begin, until then we've loads of Altroz trivia for you. Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno Vs Hyundai Elite i20: Specs, prices, features and dimensions

    Tata Altroz India Unveil Highlights: Expected Price, Images, Specs: While some Tata Motors' dealerships had been accepting pre-bookings, official bookings for the new Altroz have now been opened starting 4th December.

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