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Tata Hexa – All You Need To Know

The new Tata Hexa prices start at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), making it the most affordable in its league.

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The Hexa 7-seater SUV has been built with inputs from Tata’s design studios in India and its British subsidiary Land Rover.

In order to regain its lost market share in the Indian SUV segment, Tata Motors recently launched the Hexa 7-seater. The SUV has started off really well for the Pune-based carmaker, as total bookings for the car have already crossed 5,000 mark within a month’s time. And these are surely encouraging numbers for a car that’s priced between Rs 11.99 lakh – Rs 17.49 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The company has delivered 1,498 units of the Tata Hexa last month, while its closest rival – Mahindra XUV500 – has registered 2,500 unit sales in the previous month.

Interestingly, the automatic variant is more in demand accounting for more than 50 per cent of the total bookings. As a reminder, the AT unit is available on the XMA and XTA variants priced at Rs 1505 lakh and Rs 17.49 lakh respectively.

Read Our Review – Tata Hexa Detailed Road Test Report

Built from ground up, the Tata Hexa 7-seater SUV has come as a replacement to the Aria. It shares its underpinning with the Hexa. Having the largest wheelbase in its league, the car is available with two seating layouts – 6-seats and 7-seats. The homegrown automaker is also offering three add-on kits on the SUV namely – Hexa Tuff Kit, Expedition Kit and Luxe Kit, available at additional cost. Mechanically, the SUV is being offered with two engine options – a 2.2-litre VARICOR 320 and a 2.2-litre VARICOR 320. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual (Base XE Only), 6-speed manual and 6-speed AT. Check Out – Tata Hexa Tuff Pictures & Other Details

Tata Hexa Price in India

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

The base XE 4×2 MT variant is priced at Rs 11.99 lakh while the top-end XT 4×4 MT is tagged at Rs 17.49 lakh. In between the base and top end model, the XM 4×2 MT is available for Rs 13.85 lakh followed by the XMA 4×2 AT at Rs 15.05 lakh. The high end trims in the carline, XTA 4x2AT and XT 4x4MT are priced at Rs 17.40 lakh and Rs 17.49 lakh respectively.

Tata Hexa Bookings

For placing a pre-order for the Tata Hexa 7-seater SUV, one has to pay an initial sum of Rs 25,000.

Tata Hexa Specifications

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
Transmission 5-speed Manual

The new Tata SUV is being offered with two engine options – a 2.2-litre, 4-cylinder Varicor 320 diesel and a 2.2-litre Varicor 400 diesel. While the former is available on the base XE trim, the latter is offered on the XM and XT trims. The VARICOR 400 churns out a maximum power output of 154.2bhp and a peak torque of 400Nm. On the other hand, the VARICOR 320 is good for 148bhp at 4,000rpm and 320Nm of peak torque between 1700 to 2700rpm.

While the entry level XE model features a 5-speed manual gearbox, the XM and XT trims get a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox. The Hexa is one of the most powerful SUVs in its category. The vehicle’s XT and XM trims can be bought with a 4×4 drivetrain, while rests of the trims come with the 2WD system.

Also Read – Upcoming Tata Cars in India 

Tata Hexa 7 seater SUV

The 4WD version of the Hexa features 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.

Comparison – Tata Hexa vs Mahindra XUV500 |  Tata Hexa vs Toyota Innova Crysta

Tata Hexa Mileage

City Around 13kmpl – 14kmpl
Highway Over 17kmpl

Packed with a 2.2 litre VARICOR engine, the SUV returns around 13kmpl-14kmpl in city conditions and over 17kmpl on highway. Compared to other models in the UV space, Hexa delivers decent fuel economy.

Exterior Design

The Hexa 7-seater SUV is based on the company’s new IMPACT design philosophy, which we have already seen on the Tiago hatchback. Featuring large proportions and a muscular body, the 7-seater car gets contemporary styling. The company uses new elements to the exterior enhancing its visual appeal. Taking inputs from Tata Motors’ design studios in Pune, UK and Italy, Hexa sports aggressive front profile.

The front fascia looks quite aggressive, thanks to a prominent honeycomb mesh grille, flanked by the projector headlamps with LED daytime running lamps. It features a big bumper that accommodates fog lamps, wide air dam and faux skid plates. The pronounced wheel arches on the side complements its overall SUV-ish profile, besides, it also sports cladding and large 19-inch alloys. Features such as dual tone bumper, dual exhaust tips, reflectors, wraparound LED tail lamps and roof mounted spoiler complete the assertive look.

Tata Hexa Colours – Arizona Blue, Tungsten Silver, Pearl White, Platinum Silver and Sky Grey.

Tata Hexa Exterior Gallery 

Cabin

The Hexa carline comes with two seating configurations – 6 and 7 seats.  While the dashboard design is elementary, use of high quality material, comfortable space for occupants and a raft of features make for a snug cabin. Although, the use of chrome is a bit overboard but overall the layout looks decent. Its wider instrument cluster features rotary knob control for ambient lighting and 10-speaker infotainment system.

The SUV gets Juke App which is directly sourced from Tiago hatchback and is also gets the segment first racecar mapping system. The vehicle offers an excellent legroom and headroom space for first and second row of seats, whereas the third row is suitable only for two passengers. As for the luggage capacity, the car offers 128 litres that can be expanded to 671 litres by folding the 2nd and 3rd row seats.

Tata Hexa Interior Gallery 

Variant-Wise Features

Tata has equipped a string of features to the exterior and inside the cabin. It gets a host of primary safety provisions too. Starting with the entry level XE variant in the carline, it gets projector headlamps, power-operated & power-folding wing mirrors, 6-speaker infotainment system, steering-mounted audio controls, remote central locking and dual front airbags.

The XM variant additionally gets body painted ORVMs & door handles, heated wing mirrors, rear wiper with defogger, 3 Super drive modes, customisable interior lighting and reverse parking camera. In terms of entertainment it benefits from the 8 speaker infotainment system with Bluetooth, USB, AUX & iPod connectivity, SD card video playback & image viewer and voice command recognition.

The top-spec XT variant carries forward features from the XM trim and gets some additional features exclusive to it. On the outside, it comes with automatic headlamps, daytime running lights, rain sensing wiper and 19-inch alloy wheels. Inside, it sports leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seats and climate control. Along with the 10 speaker infotainment system it comes with Bluetooth, USB, AUX & iPod connectivity. In terms of safety, it comes with additional curtain airbag, reverse parking camera, ESP with roll-over mitigation, hill-hold & hill descent control, cruise controls, traction control and hydraulic brake assist.

Tata Hexa front

Dimensions

Length 4788mm
Width 1900mm
Height 1785mm
Wheelbase 2850mm
Ground Clearance 200mm (unladen with 16-inch tyres) & 209mm (unladen with 19-inch tyres)
Fuel Tank Capacity 60-litre
Turing Radius 5.75m
Seating Capacity 6/7 Seater (XT) & 7 Seater (XE & XM)

Dimensionally, the new Hexa is 4,788mm long, 1,900mm wide and 1,785mm tall. It comes with a wheelbase of 2,850mm, which is around 100mm longer than the Toyota Innova Crysta. The longest wheelbase in its league turns into a spacious cabin. The 200mm of ground clearance aides handling all sorts of road conditions with ease. You May Also Like: Tata Nexon Compact SUV | Tata Kite 5 Compact Sedan 

Tata Hexa Competition

Promoted as the ‘lifestyle vehicle’, the new Tata SUV takes on the other full-grown UVs including Mahindra XUV500 and the new generation Toyota Innova Crysta. Getting an edge over rivals, Hexa is priced aggressively with the range starting at Rs 11.99 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

Other Details

Force to retard speed comes from disc units at front axle and rear axle. The suspension set up is formed of double wishbone type with coil springs at front and coil spring type 5 link rigid axle at the back. The carline gets tyres in two sizes-the XE and XM trims equip the 16-inch steel wheels wrapped to the 235/70 R16 tyres and the top-spec XT variant sits on the 19-inch alloys shod with 235/55 R19 tyres.

Tata Hexa
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  • Seating Comfort
  • Performance

Summary

With several first & best-in-class features, great build quality and good drivability, the Tata Hexa is a great product for anyone looking for a 7-seater vehicle.

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COMMENTS
  1. Rajesh jain
    February 5, 2016

    Good suv

  2. Anshul
    March 2, 2016

    Be Indian buy Indian save Indian company

  3. jayram Uraon
    March 4, 2016

    I Tata Motors launch this model with 2.2 engine . I think came with one standard model 1.5 ltr engine and compete with rivels.

  4. ravindra shori
    March 14, 2016

    Badiya Mujhe Bahut pasand aya ab ise Lena hai

  5. ashfaque
    March 22, 2016

    Superb edition from tata group

  6. santosh sharma
    March 26, 2016

    Aria bhi achchi thi n hexa refined
    isko lena hi pdega

  7. Aswin p das
    March 26, 2016

    if the price is in between 10 lakh and 15 lakh it will be better so that it gains an competitive edge…..

  8. Syed sabauddin
    March 30, 2016

    Superb tata motor that is why i am always using your vehicle

  9. Samar Mondal
    April 10, 2016

    Tell the date ,launch in India of Hexa

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      April 26, 2016

      Hi Samar

      The Tata Hexa is likely to be launched in the country in June or July, 2016.

    • Sahil
      July 3, 2016

      Give me final launching date?

      • Editorial Team

        Editorial Team
        July 19, 2016

        The company hasn’t announced the exact launch date yet.

  10. Eric K Meredith
    May 1, 2016

    I just purchased the Aria on Friday the 29th April, 2016. I wish I waited the Two (2) months to get the new model. Well there’s always NRC year. Please let me know how good the new top of the line Tata S.U.V is??? I want to buy it, if good.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 13, 2016

      The Hexa surely be a lot better vehicle than the Aria in almost all departments.

  11. Stefferson
    May 4, 2016

    It’s the end of the xuv 500 era, Tata hexa is about to be unleashed, it’s got more design, style, features and as usual tata motors always provide more engine performance power than Mahindra.

  12. pradeep kumar
    May 5, 2016

    i like it

  13. Faruql
    May 7, 2016

    I am interested … Fanfare lunch datel

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      May 8, 2016

      Hi Faruqi

      The Tata Hexa SUV is scheduled to be launched by mid-2016.

  14. R. R. R. Tripathy
    May 9, 2016

    It’s Really Awesome… I’m Going To Buy It As Soon As It’s Launched…

  15. samander singh
    May 11, 2016

    tata group is indian i am proud

  16. Aakriti kakkar
    May 13, 2016

    Eagerly waiting for dis one. Finally something in d market to give competition to Mahindra xuv500.

  17. E. Stephen David
    May 18, 2016

    Big salute to TATA Designers / Engineers. Nice design and economical. I’ am waiting to see this vehicle on indian roads. Proud to be an Indian.

  18. Akab shaikh
    May 21, 2016

    Tata hexa is a perfect and comfortable suv

  19. bulbul khan
    May 21, 2016

    World best 6 setting car. Better than xuv

  20. Gowtham
    May 22, 2016

    I am very proud of this Indian SUV

  21. prashant
    June 5, 2016

    Wether sunroof is available?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 26, 2016

      We don’t think it will have sunroof.

  22. kushal
    June 8, 2016

    It’s good model but tata and Mahindra always compromise with braking and handling compare to toyota honda Hyundai don’t know why indian companies are lagging behind and let’s see this hexa

  23. Harendra nanhet
    June 10, 2016

    Good suv tata motors parfect suv 1+6 setar suv?????

  24. Sanjib Roy
    June 28, 2016

    I am eager to know the launch date, also if they have less than 2 litres engine capacity

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      If the ban on diesel vehicles above or equal 2000cc continues in Delhi, the company will have to bring in a sub 2.0-litre engine.

  25. Shyam
    June 28, 2016

    any news on launch date.

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      June 29, 2016

      Not on exact launch date, but we know that it will come towards the end of this year.

  26. Ashutosh
    June 29, 2016

    I love the hexa. I would like to purchase it soon. Please launch.

  27. amit
    June 30, 2016

    Great car. And who says tata doesn’t hv gud handling and control. Safari is an example fr it.

  28. Shashank
    July 2, 2016

    Any petrol variant?

    • Editorial Team

      Editorial Team
      July 2, 2016

      The petrol-engined model might come at a later stage.

  29. Badrinath
    July 7, 2016

    No doubt ,TATA HEXA will be a very good muv/suv, but ROAD CLEARENCE COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER .

  30. PRTHVIRAJ
    July 11, 2016

    The Perfect SUV to INDIAN Market and INDIAN Families, this will make the Difference in SUV Segment, for better competitive for the rivals it depends on Price, somewhere around 10 lakh to 16lak ll make a huge impact on rivals, Has we have seen TATA is meant and designed For middle class families we hope for the best Price

  31. Jose....Binil Jose
    July 27, 2016

    Nice oppertunity to buy an absolutely perfect and beautiful car on road wait any planned for the same …….minimum mileage and rate offering…

  32. Jose....Binil Jose
    July 27, 2016

    Nice

  33. R S RAJAN
    August 3, 2016

    Features are good. Performance may also be good. But after sales service from the Tata motors dealer is the worst among all automobile manufacturers. Tata Motors has to pay special attention on this sector

  34. parmjit singh
    August 25, 2016

    Hexa should authorise in CSD for all Ranks as soon as possible.

  35. Vijay Raj
    September 27, 2016

    Lots of Made in India cars have failed crash tests earlier, but I hope these upcoming cars will maintain all improved safety Standard this time
    Not again they considering India as a dumping ground and not compromising on safety aspects at all.
    I’m not talking about the airbag variants and non-airbag variants only these cars must to have a body shell that can remain stable in a crash. Because buying a car for 10 lakhs -15 lakhs is not worthy if our life is in danger. We all have to understand these Car Manufacturers clarification and argument on geographic Safety Standard Difference.
    How many time we have to go with India Gate Protest Rally and raise our voice for each & every issues???

  36. Surya N R
    October 8, 2016

    I am using Tata cars since 1995.
    My 1st one was Sumo, 125000 km.
    Now I am using Marina since 2006.
    Just no problems 220000 km.
    My personal experience is very good.
    Tata cars need to be serviced every 6 months. Change of clutch plates at about 45000 kms. Suspension work done at approx 125000 km. Rest routine maintenance.
    As compared with cost of other brands these are affordable.
    I await for HEXA now.
    Its high time for Hexa launch. Crysta, XUV, are already launched & establishing themselves. Introducing the cars with base model then adding features for different levels is must.
    Tata’s should be fast in introducing new cars or versions.
    Be Indian Buy Indian.

  37. OM PRAKASH BIND
    December 29, 2016

    I love tata hexa & good car

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