Tata Motors has recently officially launched the new Tata Punch Mini SUV in the Indian market. The price of the new Tata Punch mini SUV starts at Rs 5.49 lakhs and it goes all the way up to Rs 9.09 lakhs, Ex-showroom New Delhi. The new Tata Punch is a unique and one of a kind sub-compact SUV as it sits below the regular compact SUVs. Also, it is the production-spec version of the Tata HBX concept SUV that was showcased in India at the Auto Expo 2020. The Tata Punch looks like a mini Harrier and gets a host of features. So, is Tata Punch really worth buying? Check out the Positives and Negatives of this brand new Tata SUV here.
Is Tata Punch worth buying? Pros and Cons Explained
|Stylish Mini SUV with a lot of rough and tough appeal||Engine performance is not the best in its segment|
|Global NCAP 5 Star Rating, India’s Safest Car||AMT isn’t that good; some rivals offer CVT|
|Practical cabin with generous space for 4 adults and a large boot space||No turbo petrol or diesel engine on offer|
|Feature-rich car; gets all the goodies one can expect at this price||Price of top variants are very expensive|
|Available with both manual as well as automatic combinations||Tata’s after-sales service isn’t that great|
Tata Punch Engine Specifications
The new Tata Punch mini SUV is based on Tata Motors’ new ALFA platform which also underpins the Altroz. The new Tata Punch Mini SUV draws power from a BS6 compliant 1.2-litre NA petrol engine that also powers the Tiago, Altroz and the Tigor. This updated new BS6 motor churns out 86 PS of maximum power and 113 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox and a 5-speed AMT. There isn’t any turbo petrol engine or a diesel engine on offer at the time of the launch.
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Tata Punch Dimensions
|Ground Clearance||187 mm|
|Boot Space||366 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||37 litres|
The new Tata Punch mini SUV measures 3827 mm in length, 1742 mm in width and 1615 mm in height. The new Tata Punch has a wheelbase of 2445 mm and it offers a decent ground clearance of 187 mm. Also, at 2445 mm, the Punch has a decent wheelbase in its class. The Tata Punch gets 366 litres of boot space and a 37-litre fuel tank capacity, which is again quite good for its class.
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Tata Punch Price and Rivals
The new Tata Punch is offered in four different unique Personas or variants to offer each customer a very unique choice of features and design, to suit his or her needs. They are Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative. The price of the new Tata Punch mini SUV starts at Rs 5.49 lakhs and it goes all the way up to Rs 9.09 lakhs, Ex-showroom New Delhi. The new Tata Punch primarily rivals the Maruti Suzuki Ignis, Mahindra KUV100 NXT, Nissan Magnite, Renault Kiger, etc.
Is Tata Punch worth buying?
Tata Punch can turn out to be a very good first car for someone. It looks handsome from the outside and is spacious and feature-loaded on the inside. The powertrain of the Punch isn’t the best in its segment but it does its job very well. Moreover, since it gets an AMT too, it is a city-friendly car and can be driven easily by both males as well as females. The Tata Punch is available at a decent price point. Its entry-level and mid-spec variants are priced good but the top-spec model is a bit expensive. However, it’s a great buying option as for the price of a hatchback, you are getting an SUV. So, in a nutshell, Tata Punch is worth buying if you are looking out for a handsome, practical, funky and feature-rich car. One that does all but isn’t very expensive and is truly very safe.
What are your opinions on the pros and cons of the new Tata Punch and is Tata Punch worth buying?? Do let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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