The new Tata Hexa prices start at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), making it the most affordable in its league.
The Hexa 7-seater SUV has been built with inputs from Tata’s design studios in India and its British subsidiary Land Rover.
January 18, 2017 – Tata Hexa 7-seater SUV has finally gone on sale in India today. Available in a total of six variants across three trims – XE, XM and XT – the Tata Hexa’s price ranges between Rs 11.99 lakh – Rs 17.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). In this price range, the vehicle will rival multiple products right from Mahindra XUV500 to Toyota Innova Crysta. The new Tata SUV has been made available with a choice of two engines and three transmission options. The base XE trim comes with the 2.2 litre VARICOR 320 motor paired to the conventional 5-speed gearbox. On the other hand, the XM and XT trims source their power from the 2.2 litre VARICOR 400 unit, available with the 6-speed manual and automatic transmissions.
For a better off-road experience, Tata offers the 4WD drivetrain system with the SUV. Interior comes with 6-seats and 7-seats layouts, and a bunch of features including a few first-in-segment such as racecar mapping, new ‘Super Drive Modes’ and new-generation Electronic Stability Program (ESP). In addition to this, Tata Motors also offers three add-on kits on the carline, these are-Hexa Tuff kit, Expedition kit and Luxe kit. One must note that these accessories will come at some additional cost that will vary for each kit. Read Our Review – Tata Hexa Detailed Road Test Report
Tata Hexa Video
The all-new Tata Hexa carries a refreshing design tenet, designed with inputs from Tata’s design studios in Pune, UK and Italy. Additionally, Tata’s British subsidiary, Land Rover has also been involved in the design and development of the SUV. Ever since unveiling at the 2016 Auto Expo, the Tata Hexa 7-seater SUV has been admired for its modish design and attractive looks. This indeed worked in favour of the new Tata SUV and it has managed to garner decent number of bookings so far. Check Out – Tata Hexa Tuff Pictures & Other Details
|Variant||Price (Ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|XE 4X2 MT||Rs 11.99 lakh|
|XM 4X2 MT||Rs 13.85 lakh|
|XMA 4x2AT||Rs 15.05 lakh|
|XT 4x2MT||Rs 16.20 lakh|
|XTA 4x2AT||Rs 17.40 lakh|
|XT 4x4MT||Rs 17.49 lakh|
Prices of the Tata Hexa SUV start from Rs 11.99 lakh for the entry-level XE trim, and go up to Rs 17.49 lakh for the top-spec XT 4X4 variant. All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi. At these figures, the vehicle undercuts prices of its closest rival – Mahindra XUV500.
Interested buyers can pre-book the Tata Hexa 7-seater SUV by paying a sum of Rs 25,000. Though, deliveries will be commenced towards the end of this month.
As mentioned above, the Tata Hexa sports design inputs from Tata’s design studios in India and its British subsidiary Land Rover. The full-grown SUV stance is backed by the sporty elements and muscular treatment, giving it a butch look. The front fascia of the SUV has been styled aggressively with elements like swooping projector headlamps with LED DRLs, a large two-slat grille finished in black, flatter bonnet and fog lamps on the lower bumper. Tata has paid attention to every facet and hence the flanks have been styled well.
Moving towards sides, the SUV features black cladding around the wheel arches and lower portion, pronounced wheel arches, two-tone black and polished five-spoke, 19-inch alloy wheels enhancing its masculine appeal. The sloping roof and chrome accent ‘Hexa’ badge behind the C-pillar further add to its appearance. Furthermore, the rear gets large wrap-around LED tail-lamps, matte grey scuff plate and dual trapezoidal exhaust pipes.
Tata Hexa Colours – Arizona Blue, Tungsten Silver, Pearl White, Platinum Silver and Sky Grey.
Tata Hexa Exterior Gallery
The cabin of the Hexa is quite plush and refreshing, thanks to its new styling and quality material. It’s well laid-out and quite practical as well. Available with 6-seats and 7-seats arrangements, the SUV offers comfortable room for front and rear occupants. The base and mid-level variants get 7-seats configuration only, whereas the top-spec XT variant of the new Tata SUV are available with 6-seats and 7-seats layout. Talking about the 6-seater XT variant, it comes with captain seats with integrated arm-rest and leather upholstery.
As mentioned above, there has been a stark change in the quality of material used with leather draped on the dashboard and door panels, chrome/brushed aluminium accent around dashboard and AC giving it a premium touch. That said these features are reserved for the range-topping variant only. Along with the above mentioned features, the top-model gets an all-black cabin and leather wrapped seats. A touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, smartphone integration and Bluetooth connectivity is integrated on the centre console. The Juke-Car App, borrowed from the Tiago, enables to connect 10 smartphones and utilize mobile hotspot. There is a multi-functional, height adjustable steering wheel with mounted telephone, audio and cruise controls.
Tata Hexa Interior Gallery
With longest wheelbase in its segment, Hexa offers a generous cabin space along with a string of segment first features such as racecar mapping system aiding adept at providing driving experience close to performance cars. This feature is exclusively available only on the automatic variants in the carline. Other provisions on the new Tata SUV include ambient lighting that can be activated through rotary knob placed on the centre console.
With respect to safety, the SUV comes with standard equipment such as dual airbags save for the top-spec trim which get six airbags, anti-lock-braking system (ABS), new-generation electronic stability programme (ESP), brake assist, electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), engine immobilizer, traction control and rear parking sensors with camera among others.
|Engine (XM & XT)||2.2-litre VARICOR 320|
|Max Power||148bhp @ 4,000rpm|
|Max Torque||400Nm @ 1,700rpm – 2,700rpm|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual & 6-speed Automatic|
|Engine (XE)||2.2-litre VARICOR 400|
|Max Power||154.2bhp @ 4,000rpm|
|Max Torque||320Nm @ 1,700rpm – 2,700rpm|
Engines on the Tata Hexa include a 2.2 litre 4-cylinder VARICOR 400 diesel and a 2.2 litre VARICOR 320 diesel. The 2.2 litre 4-cylinder motor is available only on the base XE variant, pushing out a maximum power of 148bhp at 4,000rpm and 320Nm of torque between 1,700rpm to 2,700rpm. The higher variants – XM and XT – are equipped with the 2.2 litre VARICOR 400 engine generating 154.2bhp at 4,000rpm and 400Nm of torque between 1700 to 2700rpm.
Offering such high power output, Tata Hexa becomes one of the most powerful SUVs in its league. Coming to the transmission choices, the Hexa SUV comes with an option between the 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic units. The 5-speed manual gearbox is mated to the base XE variant, while the 6-speed manual and automatic units are available with the XM and XT variants.
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Getting an edge over rivals in the segment, Hexa comes with the four-wheel drivetrain (4WD) system with an option for the 2WD system. The 4WD drivetrain comes with Land Rover’s Terrain Response System with four Super Drive Modes-Comfort, Dynamic, Auto and Rough. In the Auto mode, the vehicle’s system syncs with the road conditions and the control system is triggered automatically when it is requisite. The Comfort mode is suitable for long distance run, whereas the Dynamic mode delivers high performance. The Rough Road mode, as the name suggests could be used for handling off-road driving conditions.
|City||Around 13kmpl – 14kmpl|
Powered by the 2.2 litre VARICOR oil burner, Hexa is claimed to deliver a decent fuel economy, in tandem with other models in the segment. This new Tata SUV returns an impressive 14kmpl in city conditions and over 17kmpl on highway.
XE (MT Only) – Projector headlamps, power folding wing mirrors, 6-speaker infotainment system, steering-mounted audio controls, tilt steering, cooled glovebox, dual front airbags and remote central locking.
XM (+ XE Features) – Body colored ORVMs & door handles, rear wiper with defogger, heated wing mirrors, 8 speaker Infotainment system with Bluetooth, USB, AUX & iPod connectivity, 3 Super Drive Modes, USB & SD card video playback & image viewer, voice command recognition, customizable interior lighting and reverse parking sensors.
XT(+ XM Features) – Automatic headlamps, daytime running lights (DRLs), 19-inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, 10 speaker (instead of 8 speaker) Infotainment system with Bluetooth, USB, AUX &iPod connectivity, leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seats, climate control, side and curtain airbags, reverse parking camera, ESP with roll-over mitigation, hill-hold & Hill descent control, cruise control, traction control and hydraulic brake assist.
|Ground Clearance||200mm (unladen with 16-inch tyres) & 209mm (unladen with 19-inch tyres)|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||60-litre|
|Seating Capacity||6/7 Seater (XT) & 7 Seater (XE & XM)|
Dimensions of the new Tata SUV measure 4,788mm in length, 1,900mm in width and 1,785mm in height. With a wheelbase of 2,850mm, the car promises a spacious cabin for all occupants. Thanks to its 200mm ground clearance, the Hexa is able to handle all sorts of road conditions with ease. The SUV offers fuel tank capacity of 60-litres.
Front & Rear – Disc
Front – Double wishbone type with coil springs
Rear – Coil spring type 5 link rigid axle
XE & XM – 16-inch steel with 235/70 R16
XT – 19-inch alloys with 235/55 R19