After a long wait, Tata Motors will finally launch the automatic variants of the Altroz. The manufacturer is using a dual-clutch automatic transmission. Hence, they are calling the new variants, Altroz DCA. Here, is the walkaround video of the Altroz DCA.
The video is uploaded on YouTube by Mohit blogs official. In the video, we can see that there is an Altroz DCA finished in a nice shade of blue which is new. This is a new colour that has been launched with the DCA variants. It is called Opera Blue. Customers would still be able to get the previous colours such as Downtown Red, Harbour Blue, Avenue White, Arcade Grey and Cosmos Black. There is also a Dark Edition version of the Altroz available.
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The new transmission will be available with the top three variants i.e. XT, XZ and XZ+. Moreover, you would also get the new transmission with the Dark Edition versions of the Altroz.
We can see that there is no change in the front. The projector headlamps, LED Daytime Running Lamps and even the bumper is the same as regular Altroz. There is still Tata’s humanity line which we can see. On the sides, there are the same 16-inch alloy wheels running on 185/60 section tyres. The turn indicators are placed on the front fenders and the outside rearview mirrors are finished in black with chrome trim. The door handles are finished in body colour. There are no changes to the rear also except the new DCA badging. The rear spoiler, bumper and tail lamps stay the same.
Then the host shows us the interior of the Altroz DCA. It is finished in a dual-tone shade. The only major change that you would see in the interior is the gear lever which is an automatic unit and comes with tri-arrow elements that Tata Motors uses for their vehicles.
Features on offer are automatic climate control, 12v accessory socket, USB port, two cup-holders, multi-function steering wheel, armrest, manual parking brake, TFT screen with an analogue speedometer, cruise control, leather upholstery, fabric on door pads, rear AC vents, a rear armrest and much more.
Tata Motors is offering the automatic transmission only with the 1.2-litre, three-cylinder, naturally aspirated petrol engine. It produces 86 PS of max power and 113 Nm of peak torque. Till now, it was offered only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. However, now there will be a dual-clutch automatic on offer too.
There are two other engines on offer also. There is a 1.2-litre, three-cylinder, turbocharged petrol engine that produces 110 PS of max power and 140 Nm of peak torque. Then there is the 1.5-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine which produces 90 PS of max power and 200 Nm of peak torque. Both these engines come mated to only a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Tata Altroz DCA will compete against the Hyundai i20 DCT, Volkswagen Polo AT, Honda Jazz CVT, Maruti Suzuki Baleno AGS and Toyota Glanza AMT.
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