Tata Motors recently added XE+ trim to the Altroz premium hatchback. The XE+ trim sits above the base XE variant. It is actually a replacement to the XM variant which used to sit above XE. XE+ trim is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. The car gets decent number of features despite being a lower spec variant. The XE+ variant has started arriving at the dealerships and here we have a detailed walkaround video of the same.
The video has been uploaded by TheCarsShow by Arsh Jolly on his YouTube channel. The video starts with vlogger introducing the newly added XE+ variant. He then starts talking about the changes or features that are available with the car. This variant originally comes with steel rims but, the owner has opted for Tata’s original dual tone alloy wheels.
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He shows the key fob of the Altroz. The XE+ trim gets remote central locking. The key fob has buttons to lock unlock and for follow me headlamps in it. The secondary key does not have any of these buttons and is a normal key. As this is the lower variant, the car misses out on features like fog lamps and integrated LED DRLs. Surprisingly, the XE+ variant gets auto folding ORVMs but, they do not get electrical adjustment function.
The headlamps are conventional halogen units. Moving in, the car gets plastic dual tone plastic trims and the inner door handles are finished in gloss black. The XE+ variant gets a basic music system with four speaker system setup. The music system supports Bluetooth and the driver can also accept and decline calls using physical buttons below the panel. The car gets power windows for the front and the rear gets manual units. The car gets a normal steering wheel with tilt adjustment. This variant does not get steering mounted controls of any sort.
Instrument cluster on this variant is also basic analog meter with digital MID. The car gets fabric seats but, the owner had opted for Tata’s genuine seat covers. The car gets manual AC but, the buttons used in this variant is borrowed from Tata Punch. The car gets IRVM with no manual dimming feature.
There are no changes in terms of dimension and the space that Altroz offers. As we move to the rear, the car gets roof mounted spoiler with a stopping lamp in it. The tail lamps are split halogen units and the piano black strip running across the boot and the shoulder line of the car does not leave an impression that it is a lower trim. XE+ trim does not get rear defogger or windscreen wiper.
Tata Altroz is available with both petrol and diesel engine option. The XE+ petrol variant is priced at Rs 5.90 lakh, ex-showroom. The XE+ diesel variant is priced at Rs 7.55 lakh, ex-showroom. The petrol version is powered by a 1.2 litre naturally aspirated engine. The diesel version uses a 1.5 litre turbocharged engine. A 1.2 litre turbo petrol engine is also offered with higher variants of Altroz. None of these engines gets automatic transmission options.
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