The much-awaited Tata Hexa has finally been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 11.99 lakh, with the top-end variant costing Rs 17.49 lakh.
Externally, the Hexa could be mistaken for an MPV, but that it certainly is not – especially when you consider the cladding all around, giving it a beefy SUV appeal. It gets 19-inch wheels. And for those who don’t want 6 seats, can opt for the 7-seat layout.
On the safety front, the Hexa gets ABS and dual front airbags as standard, while the ‘XT’ variant gets 6 airbags, ESP and traction control. Features include automatic climate control, ConnectNext Infotainment system with a touchscreen along with a 10-speaker JBL sound system, cruise control and an eight-way adjustable driver’s seat.
Under the bonnet resides a 2.2-litre Varicor engine available in two states of tune: a 150hp diesel engine churning out 320Nm of torque, linked to a 5-speed maunual gearbox and a 156hp Varicor400 diesel engine belting out 400Nm of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual. A 6-speed auto ‘box is available too – with four driving modes: Auto, Comfort, Rough Road and Dynamic.