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Tata Motors launches India’s first sub-compact SUV- PUNCH at Rs. 5.49 Lakhs

Key Highlights

Bengaluru: Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile brand, today launched its latest offering in its ‘New Forever’ range of SUVs, Tata Punch, India’s first sub-compact SUV and the recipient of the much-coveted Global NCAP 5-star rating (16.453) for adult occupant protection and 4-star rating (40.891) for child occupant protection. With several industry-first features up its sleeves, the Tata PUNCH reinforces the four core pillars that define all Tata SUVs- Stunning Design, Versatile and Engaging Performance, Roomy and Spacious Interiors, and Absolute Safety. It will now be available for deliveries over 1000 Tata Motors showrooms nationwide, at a starting price of Rs. 5.49 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi).

Tata Motors Design Studios in India, UK, and Italy collaborated to design this unique vehicle which was further engineered and developed by Tata Motors India team to herald the creation of India’s first sub-compact SUV, addressing a growing customer need for a small in size but large in space SUV. Built on the proven and modern Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) Architecture, the PUNCH incorporates several industry first innovations to enhance both functionality and driving pleasure. Furthermore, in a departure from the conventional industry practice of trims, Tata Motors has adopted a new age, human centric approach in developing the PUNCH family. It will be available both in Manual (MT) and Automatic (AMT) transmission options, in 4 distinct personas with – Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative, to cater to the varied lifestyle of its customers.

The Pure persona has been designed for customers who appreciate minimalism and simplicity and prefer functionality without any complications. The Adventure personacaters to the customers who have a streak of adventure and love for the great outdoors. The Accomplished persona is for the city dweller who loves to make a style statement with host of features to complement the customers’ active metro life. Finally, the Creative persona is tailor-madefor the digital native, who prefers information at his/her fingertips and is stacked with features to sync with this customer’s tech-savvy lifestyle. In addition, customers can mark their PUNCH by choosing from 7 vibrant colours and further personalize it with the Rhythm and Dazzle customization packs, in tune with their personality.

Best in Class Design & Features

Bold & Stunning Design
R16 Diamond Cut Alloy Wheels
Projector Headlamps & LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs)
Signature LED Tail Lamps
Classical SUV Design with Cladding on Doors, Wheel Arches and Sill Cladding Stylish Roof
Rails Signature Humanity Line Dual tone
Roof Options (in White & Black)
Comfortable rear seating for 3 Passengers with ample legroom and best in class shoulder & hip room
Granite Black dashboard with Glacier Grey Inserts
Premium Fabric Seats with signature Tri- Arrow pattern
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel & Gear Shift Knob
Body Coloured AC Vents
Versatile and Spirited Performance
True SUV Performance –  New Gen 1.2L Revotron BS6 Engine latest Dyna-Pro technology
Advanced AMT with an industry first ‘Traction Pro’ to give a spirited performance.
A high ground clearance of 190mm +/-3 mm (Unladen)
Exceptional cornering stability
Seamlessly mated to 5 Speed AMT / Manual Transmission
Drive Modes: Engine Drive Modes (City & Eco) to suit any driving mood.
Idle Start Stop to automatically turn off the engine at signals and traffics to further enhance fuel efficiency.
Cruise Control
Large 20.3°approach angle, 37.6° departure angle and 22.2° ramp over angle (Unladen)
370 mm Water wading capability
Absolute Safety
Dual Airbags
Anchor Pretensioner safety belt for Driver Seats
ABS with EBD and Corner Stability Control Segment First Feature: Brake Sway Control – detects the tendency of instability during abrupt braking before the ABS kicks in to avoid vehicle swaying from the driving path
Front Fog Lamp with Cornering Function
Child Seat ISOFIX Anchor Points
Perimetric Alarm System Reverse Parking Camera
Driver & Co-Driver Seat Belt Reminders
Tyre Puncture repair Kit Extensive use of High Strength Steel  
Class leading Comfort and Convenience
Auto Headlamps & Rain Sensing Wipers
Push Button Start Up to 366 liters ( ISO V215) of Boot Space
Over 25 Utility spaces
Fully Automatic Temperature Control
Adjustable Driver Seat
Cooled Glove Box
Auto Fold ORVM Rear Arm Rest
Rear Wiper & Wash
Steering Mounted Control
Tilt Steering
Fast USB Charger
One shot down driver window
Follow me home headlamps
7″ Harman Infotainment system with Android Auto & Apple Carplay
7″ TFT Instrument Cluster
iRA Connected Car Technology with What3Words & Natural Voice tech