The new Tata Altroz iTurbo is just a new iteration in the model range, so nothing has really changed on the model except the new engine under its hood.
Reservations for Tata Altroz iTurbo petrol are now open in India
The long-awaited Tata Altroz iTurbo petrol has finally been unveiled in India and we have been looking forward to it since the Altroz launched in 2019. Now the new Tata Altroz iTurbo is just one new variant of the model range. nothing has really changed except the new engine under the hood. It gets the 1.2-liter three-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine from the Nexon facelift and in the Altroz it has been tuned to produce 108 hp and 140 Nm of peak torque. Just to give you an idea, this powertrain delivers 28% more power and 24% more torque than the naturally aspirated gasoline engine and comes standard with a five-speed manual gearbox. For those wondering, the “i” in iTurbo means “smart”. Tata claims the Altroz iTurbo completes the 0-100 km / h sprint in 11.9 seconds. Tata claims an energy efficiency of 18.13 kmpl on the iTurbo, in accordance with the MIDC cycle.
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Tata Altroz iTurbo gasoline will be offered in six variants in India – XE, XM, XM +, XT, XZ and XZ + and will be offered in five body color options – Harbor Blue, High Street Gold, Midtown Gray, Downtown Red and Avenue White. As we mentioned before, the design remains identical to the current Altroz and you even get the same gray interiors with silver inlays. On the features side, it has leatherette seats, multi-drive modes, height-adjustable driver’s seat, rear armrest, rear power outlet, two additional tweeters, One-touch power windows, Xpress cool function, cruise control, engine start / stop button, automatic climate control and Tata’s iRA technology with a range of connected car features. In addition, the car can now recognize more than 70 voice commands, in Hindi, English and “hinglish” as well. The Altroz iTurbo is also rated 5 stars by Global NCAP.
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Getting back to the powertrain, regular gasoline and diesel powertrains are still part of the Altroz lineup. The 1.2-liter naturally aspirated petrol engine develops 85 hp and 113 Nm of maximum torque and the 1.5-liter four-cylinder diesel engine produces 89 hp and 200 Nm of maximum torque. Even these engines are mated to a five-speed manual transmission as standard. At launch, the Tata Altroz iTurbo will compete with the new Hyundai i20 Turbo Petrol and Volkswagen Polo TSI.
Reservations for the new iTurbo Tata Altroz are now open across India. The iTurbo Tata Altroz will launch in India on January 22, 2021.
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