January 09, 2017 – The Hexa SUV was unveiled by Tata Motors at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The Hexa is an all-new model that’s got a crossover-ish styling but hardware suitable for mild off-road excursions. The new Tata Hexa launch will take place on January 18, 2017. Our sources inform us that the Tata Hexa price in India will be in the Rs 12-18 lakh range. At such a price point, the Hexa will end up rivaling the Mahindra XUV500. Test Drives of the new Hexa have already commenced at authorized Tata dealerships. CLICK HERE for TATA Hexa Test Drive Review. Also, read on for new 2016 Tata Hexa Price, India launch details, specifications and mileage-
Tata has a number of new launches lined up for the Indian market. These include the Hexa, Kite 5 and Nexon compact SUV. The Hexa will be the first of these new launches. The Tata Hexa price should make it the most expensive Tata model around. Launch of the Hexa will be followed by the Kite 5 and the Nexon in 2017. You can check out the new Hexa at recently launched Hexa Experience Centre.
Tata Hexa India TVC
Tata Hexa India Launch Date
|Model Name||Launch Date|
|Tata Hexa Launch Date||January 18,2017|
Tata Hexa launch will happen on January 18, 2017. Media test drives of the Hexa have already taken place. Also, Tata Hexa bookings are now open with deliveries likely to start by the end of January 2017. The Hexa will be a direct rival to the Mahindra XUV500 and the Toyota Innova Crysta. It is highly likely that the Hexa will become the next big thing from Tata Motors. The Hexa was on display at the Auto Expo 2016. It enthralled the show-goers with its rugged and masculine styling. Hence, the manufacturer seems to have got it right with the Hexa. Don’t be surprised to see the Hexa giving a tough time to the Mahindra XUV500.
The Hexa will also compete with the Toyota Innova Crysta. The Crysta, however, will be a more expensive offering and it is an MPV. On the other hand, the Hexa is an MPV-SUV crossover. Another possible rival could be the Honda BR-V. While much smaller and from a segment below the BR-V is also an MPV-SUV crossover. Read on for Tata Hexa Price.
Tata Hexa Price in India
|Tata Hexa XE 4×2 MT||Rs 11.99 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XM 4×2 MT||Rs 14.43 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XT 4×2 MT||Rs 16.70 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XT 4×4 MT||Rs 17.70 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XMA 4×2 AT||Rs 16.45 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XMA 4×4 AT||Rs 17.50 Lakh|
|Tata Hexa XTA 4×2 AT||Rs 17.75 Lakh|
Please Note- All the above trims will be offered in both 6 Seater and 7 Seater configurations.
Seen above is the expected Tata Hexa price list. The Tata Hexa price will be more than that of the Safari Storme. However, its price will be around that of the XUV500, but less than Innova Crysta. According to reliable sources, the Hexa to have a starting price of roughly Rs. 12.00 lakh (ex-showroom). If launched at this price point, the Hexa will be quite a value-for-money proposition. Bookings for the Hexa are already open and Tata claims the Hexa received around 250 bookings in just a couple of days.
Here’s a look at the major rivals of the Hexa and their pricing –
|Mahindra XUV500||Mahindra Scorpio||Tata Safari Storme|
|Rs. 12.0-18.03 lakh||Rs. 9.99-14.60 lakh||Rs. 10.51-15.36 lakh|
|Toyota Innova Crysta||Honda BR-V||Renault Lodgy Stepway|
|Rs. 13.73-20.93 lakh||Rs. 8.88-13.04 lakh||Rs. 9.44-11.27 lakh|
The Hexa could cost slightly less than the XUV500. It will also cost less than the Innova Crysta. However, it will be slightly more expensive than the Safari Storme. As is the case with most Tata products, it will score high on value for money. The petrol powered versions of the BR-V will be cheaper.
Tata Hexa Mileage
We expect the Hexa have a higher average mileage than the Safari Storme. This means that the Hexa could offer a mileage of 12 KMPL in city and around 15 KMPL on the highway.
Tata Hexa Specifications
|Length x Width x Height||4788 x 1903 x 1791 mm|
|Wheel Type and Size||19 inch alloys|
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||2.2 litre Varicor Diesel / Varicor 400 Diesel|
|Power||150 PS/156 PS|
|Torque||320 Nm/400 Nm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5 Speed Manual/ 6 speed Manual and 6 speed Auto|
|Mileage||12-15 KMPL (estimated)|
|Four Wheel Drive||Yes|
|Air Conditioner Type||Automatic Climate Control|
|Power Windows||Yes (4)|
|Steering Audio Controls||Yes|
|Audio System||Yes (Touchscreen)|
Seen above are the official Tata Hexa specifications. The engine in the Tata Hexa is the familiar 2.2 litre Diesel engine. It is available in two guises – VARICOR 320 and VARICOR 400. The more powerful motor produces 154 bhp and 400 Nm. VARICOR 320 offers 149 BHP and 320 Nm. These engines also power the Tata Safari Storme. The top models of Hexa will be available with either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic transmission. A torque on demand four-wheel drive system will be available on the top-end variant.
Tata Hexa Dimensions
|Ground Clearance||200 mm|
In terms of dimensions, the new Tata Hexa is 4,788 mm long, 1,903 mm wide and 1,791 mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 2,850 mm. This translates into a lot of cabin space. The Hexa has a ground clearance of 200 mm. It has a fuel tank capacity of 60-litres.
Tata Hexa Features
- Projector Headlamps
- Chrome Applique on Radiator Grille
- MID for Instrument Console
- Touchscreen Infotainment System
- 19-inch Alloy Wheels
- Faux Skid Plate
- Premium Taillights
- Dual Exhaust Pipes
- Premium Leather Upholstery
- 10-Speaker JBL Audio System
- Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
- All Wheel Drive by Borg Warner
- Driving Modes
- Ambient Lighting for Cabin
- ConnectNext App Control
These features will make the Hexa the most loaded car in its price range. Features such as the 10-speaker JBL Audio System and Super Driving Modes make Hexa stand out. The Hexa scores well even on the safety front.
Tata Hexa Safety Features
- Six Airbags
- Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
- Electronic Brake Pre-fill
- Traction Control
- Engine Immobilizer
- Rear Parking Sensors
- Rear Parking Camera with Active Guidelines
Tata Hexa Design Review – Exterior
Okay, there’s a slight resemblance to the Aria, but Tata has done enough to give the car its own unique identity. Up front, the new bonnet is much flatter and features a clam-shell design. The headlamps look sophisticated and the grille with its wide, chrome insert does enough to mask the similarities. The bumper is the main highlight here which features a wide lower air dam with brushed aluminium surrounds. The edgy, muscular fog lamp housing features LED daytime running lights resulting in a very appealing front end.
While Tata insists Hexa is an all-new model, there’s still some resemblance to the Aria in the side profile. However, the Hexa features a plastic cladding for the wheel arches. Interestingly, the cladding features a Range Rover Evoque like kink in the curve which could possibly be a hint towards a greater involvement from Land Rover engineers. The rear has been completely redone. It now features horizontal Volkswagen like tail lamps adding a much-needed dose of character to the back end, as do the dual exhausts, the faux skid plate finished in brushed aluminium, blacked out pillar, etc.
Tata Hexa Interior Design Review
The Tata Hexa features all-black interiors and one can clearly see hints of the Zest and Bolt’s dashboards inside. The centre console features a prominent touchscreen with piano black surrounds and the overall angular theme works quite well. The steering wheel has been lifted straight from the Zest featuring audio and phone controls and finished in black with silver accents. The concept showcased at Geneva featured a six-seat configuration with captain seats for the middle row. There are 12V power sockets and A/C vents for the second and third-row passengers. The cubby hole lined roof from the Aria has been ditched in favour of a much neater fabric lined roof. Occupant safety is ensured by the 6 airbags on board, Electronic Stability Control, projector beam automatic headlamps and rain sensing wipers.
The design of the production version of the Hexa is not a major departure from the concept form, on the basis of what was showcased at the Auto Expo. And if that does turn out to be the case, then the Hexa will surely be a very good looking crossover. It is likely to stir things up quite a bit in the 10-15 lacs space. Tata has clearly taken a huge leap forward with the Hexa concept. This is in continuation with what it did with the Zest and Bolt. It will be interesting to see how they position the vehicle and what the price point will be like. The Tata Hexa SUV is another promising prospect from Tata Motors and will hopefully turn out much better than the Aria. Watch this space for more.
Tata Hexa Colour Options
Tata is offering the Hexa in five paint shades including
- Tungsten Silver
- Arizona Blue
- Sky Grey
- Platinum Silver
- Pearl White
Tata Hexa Engine and Transmission
Tata’s upcoming crossover will go on sale with the 2.2-litre Varicor 400 diesel engine. We have already seen this engine on the Safari Storme. This unit makes 156 bhp of max power and a peak torque of 400 Nm. A six-speed manual will be offered as the standard transmission option. There will also be a 6-speed automatic transmission option on offer. The Tata Hexa will also get an All Wheel Drive setup along with ‘Super Driving Modes’.
- Looks & Styling
- Powerful Engine
- Wide Service Network
- Susceptible Build Quality
- Average Fuel Mileage
Tata Hexa Walk-around Review Video
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