After revealing images and details, Tata Motors has finally launched the Urban edition Hexa SUV in the country. Called Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition, the new model is equipped with several new features along with cosmetic upgrades inside as well as outside. The company claims that the new model sports 15 new features that give it a more premium and urban feel. The Hexa Downtown range starts from 12.18 lakhs (ex-showroom – Delhi) for the base XE model.
The new Tata Hexa Downtown special edition is available in limited numbers from November 3rd, 2017 onwards. The urban lifestyle model comes wrapped in a new Urban Bronze exterior finish. It is available in two packages – Absolute and Indulge pack. The SUV also gets a chrome package that adds to its premium treatment. Chrome embellishment is offered on the grille, sides and on the outside rear view mirrors. Adding to it, the headlamp and taillamp surrounds also finished in chrome. Other features include Downtown badging, side steps, new carpet set, wireless smartphone charging and a car care kit.
The Absolute package on the Hexa Downtown adds valuable components used in everyday urban life. Entry-level variants – XE, XM and XMA – of the urban edition model comes with chrome pack suit, new premium seat covers, wireless charging, side steps, carpet set and a car care kit. On the other hand, the Absolute pack on the top-trim – XT/XTA – comprises of wireless charger, chrome treatment, side steps, carpet set and a car care kit. The Indulge package on the base trims adds new seat covers and new 16-inch alloy wheels. The top-end variants are equipped with rear seat entertainment player, which is a Blaupunkt 10.1-inch infotainment screens. Additionally, it gets a dashboard-mounted heads-up display that gives speed limit alert, battery voltage and tyre pressure information.
Speaking on the introduction of this special edition, Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “In order to offer our customers with an adrenaline pumped driving experience, we are happy to introduce the urban edition of the successful and versatile SUV, HEXA. The HEXA has caught the imagination of the country with its distinctive on-road and off-road capabilities. It has completely changed the face of Tata Motors and witnessed a strong traction in the market. The HEXA DOWNTOWN, as the name suggests is a vehicle inspired by the city life to match the customers’ charged urban lifestyle. With the new edition of the HEXA DOWNTOWN, we are sure to take forward our brand promise of offering customers aspirational products along with sheer value.
The Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition is powered by the same 2.2-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine that produces 156bhp and 400Nm of torque (150bhp and 320Nm in the XE variant). Transmission duties will be carried out by a 5-speed manual (XE Variant Only), a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic unit. The top-spec XT variant also gets an optional four-wheel drive system. Also Read – Upcoming Tata Cars In India
Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition Price
The special edition Hexa is equipped with several new features including rear passengers’ infotainment system. Additionally, it also gets some design changes in the form of chrome treatment on the outside, new seat covers, carpet and others inside the cabin. The new features and subtle changes make it slightly expensive the regular model. Available in two packages – the Absolute pack and the Indulge pack – the new Hexa Downtown range starts from Rs 12.18 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base XE variant. You May Also Like – Tata Nexon | Tata Q501 | Tata X451
Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition 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|
The Downtown Urban Edition is being offered on the entire Hexa lineup that means the engine specifications of the SUV remains the same. The new edition is available with two engine options – 2.2-litre VARICOR 320 and 2.2-litre VARICOR 400. The former only available in the entry-level XE trim and produces 148bhp of power at 4,000rpm and 320Nm of torque between 1700rpm and 2,700rpm.
On the flip side, the 400 VARICOR engine churns out a maximum power output of 154.2bhp and a peak torque of 400Nm. While the 320 VARICOR engine is coupled to a 5-speed manual gearbox, the powerful unit is available with two choices – a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. The range-topping XT variant gets optional four-wheel drive.
Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition Mileage
|City||Around 11kmpl – 12kmpl|
Equipped with a bigger 2.2-litre diesel engine, the Hexa is claimed to return an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 14kmpl. The SUV should return around 11-12kmpl on urban roads.
Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition Other Details
|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)|
In terms of proportions, the Hexa Downtown is similar to the regular model. The SUV measures 4,788mm, 1,900mm and 1,785mm in length, width and height respectively. It has a long wheelbase of 2,850mm, which translates into a spacious cabin. The high ground clearance of 200mm makes easier to drive it through rugged Indian roads. It offers a boot space of 128-litres with all seats in position. Though, the boot capacity can be increased up to 671-litres by folding 2nd and 3rd row of seats.
New premium tan seat covers
10.1-inch Blaupunkt rear seat entertainment player
LED Heads-up display with tyre pressure monitoring system
New 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels
New carpet set
Front – Double wishbone type with coil springs
Rear – Coil spring type, 5 link rigid axle
Front – Disc
Rear – Disc
ABS + EBD
Dual front airbags standard
Side & curtain airbags (higher variants)
Co-driver airbag deactivation & off indicator
Electronic stability program with roll over mitigation
Traction control system
Hill hold control
Hill descent control
ABS with EBD
Engine drag-torque control
Corner stability control
Child safety lock
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Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition Features
The Hexa Downtown Urban Edition is a special edition version of the regular model, and comes with two packages – Absolute and Indulge. The SUV comes with several cosmetic upgrades to exterior and interior. Additionally, it gets several new features inside the cabin. This Urban Edition will be available in a new Urban Bronze exterior paint job. The company has added a lot of chrome touches inside and outside. Chrome treatment is offered to the headlamp and tail-lamp surround, and on the sides and wing mirrors. Downtown badging can be seen on the side and rear profile. Other features include side steps, wireless smartphone charging, new carpet set and a car care kit.
The lower-spec XE, XM and XMA trims with Absolute package comes equipped with new tan seat covers, while the Indulge package offers 16-inch alloy wheels. The range-topping XT and XTA trims come equipped with two Blaupunkt 10.1-inch infotainment screens for the rear occupants and a dashboard-mounted heads-up display. The heads-up display give alerts on speed limit, battery voltage and tyre pressure info.
Tata Hexa Downtown
The new Tata Hexa Downtown Urban Edition gets cosmetic changes to exterior and interior, new features and a new Urban Bronze exterior paint job. Mechanically, the SUV remains the same.