Tata Hexa SUV
Sharp in design, the Tata Hexa has been styled under the company's DesignNext programme.
The Hexa measures 4788 mm in length, 1903 mm in width, 1791 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2850 mm. The crossover also boasts of an appreciable ground clearance of 200 mm.
The Hexa has an imposing presence and gets diamond cut 19-inch alloy wheels and gets twin exhausts and LED tail lights.
The Hexa comes equipped with twin barrel smoked projector automatic headlamps and is also equipped with fog lamps with LED DRLs and rear fog lamps. The crossover also comes with electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs.
Tata's newest crossover has seating options of six or seven. Keeping the occupants in comfort is the Automatic Climate Control with air vents for all three rows.
The Hexa gets an all-black cabin for the premium effect, complemented by the brushed silver and piano black inserts all over. The three-spoke steering wheel design is now pretty much standard across all Tata cars.
The cabin gets Benecke Kaiko leather-feel upholstery and gets up to 29 utility spaces including a cooled glovebox. The Hexa offers up to 128-litres of luggage space with all seats up.
The Hexa also boasts of a host of safety tech including 6 airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP with Traction Control System, 3 point seatbelts, speed sensing door lock and much more.
The Hexa gets programmable MID unit, while the cabin gets ambient lighting function customisable with 8 colour options. You also get a remote tailgate and fuel lid opener as well as 8-way adjustable driver's seat.
The Hexa uses a ConnectNext infotainment system by Harman and is equipped with 10 speakers. You also get AUX, USB and Bluetooth connectivity, in addition to smartphone navigation with the NAVIMAPS app.
The crossover comes with steering mounted controls for phone and audio functions. You also get power outlets in all three rows, while all windows get auto down function.
Power on the Tata Hexa comes from the 2.2-litre VARICOR 400 diesel engine tuned to produce 154bhp of power at 4000rpm and 400Nm of torque available between 1700-2700rpm. The crossover is available in 4x2 and 4x4 versions with Torque on Demand transfer case.
Transmission options include a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic paired to the same diesel engine. The automatic though comes with the Sports and Manual mode. The Hexa is also equipped with Super Drive Modes featuring - Auto, Comfort, Dynamic and Rough Road.
Sales for the new Tata Hexa will commence in early 2017. Bookings though are set to commence from November 1 across dealerships across the country.