Tata Motors has finally launched the much-awaited automatic variant of the gold standard hatchback, the Altroz. Launched at an introductory price of Rs. 8,09,000, Tata Altroz will be locking horns with the Hyundai i20, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Toyota Glanza, and Honda Jazz. Let’s take a look at what all the Tata Altroz Automatic has to offer.
Tata Altroz Automatic DCA: Engine and Transmission Specifications
You are going to get the 1.2-litre 3-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine capable of churning 86hp of power and a peak torque of 113Nm. This engine is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Do note that Tata is claiming this DCA to be more reliable and smoother as it has got lesser number of components when compared to the conventional DCT gearboxes. Also, DCA is the world’s first Dual Clutch Transmission with Planetary Gear System.
Some salient features of the DCA are:
- 250 milliseconds per shift
- Wet clutch with active cooling technology
- Machine learning
- Shift-by-wire tech
- Self-healing mechanism
- Auto park lock
If you were expecting DCA with the 1.2-litre turbo engine, you’ll have to wait for now. Even the diesel engine won’t be getting any automatic option as of now.
Tata Altroz Automatic DCA: Features
The features that you’re going to get in the Altroz Automatic top variant are:
- A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- iRA connected car tech
- A 7.0-inch semi-digital instrument cluster
- Automatic headlights
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Leatherette upholstery
- Automatic climate control
As for the safety features, you’ll be getting all the features that are offered in the manual counterpart such as dual-front airbags, ABS with EBD, CSC, Isofix, and so on.
Altroz Automatic: Variants and Prices
Tata Motors has priced the automatic variant of Altroz approximately 1.07 lakhs costlier than the outgoing manual counterpart. What do you think about the pricing? Do let us know in the comments section below.