Tata Punch will be offered in 4 variants and 7 color options with a long list of features and custom packs
Tata Motors has unveiled the Punch Micro-SUV ahead of its market launch. The Tata Punch will move away from the regular variant lineup of XE, XM, XT and XZ. Instead, it will come with four trims namely Pure, Adventure, Exploded and Creative. Offered in seven color options of Orcus White, Atomic Orange, Daytona Grey, Meteor Bronze, Calypso Red, Tropical Mist and Tornado Blue, Tata Punch will also get additional packs of Rhythm, Dazzle and IRA.
The Tata Punch is the second model to be based on the Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) architecture after the Altroz hatchback, while it boasts of an Impact 2.0 design philosophy. Dimensions are 3,840 mm in length, 1,822 mm in width and 1,635 mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,450 mm.
Variant-wise features start with the base Pure (MT) trim. These include humanity chrome lined, painted bumpers, LED indicators, cladding on the doors, wheels, arches and sills and 90 degree opening doors. The interiors sport tilt steering, front power windows, IAS and ESS technology as well as safety equipment including dual airbags, brake self control, ISOFIX, central locking with keys, RPAS and EBS, EBD and CSC as standard.
The Tata Punch Adventure (MT and AMT), being more off-road oriented, gets full wheel covers, anti-glare IRVMs, follow me home headlamps, all four power windows and body colored ORVMs and ODH. It also sports infotainment via a 4-inch system with flip keys, central locking, steering mounted controls and 4 speakers.
Features available on board include front fog lamps, LED tail lamps, a rear view camera and ride on R15 Hyperstyle wheels. It also gets push button start/stop feature, one-touch-down windows, height-adjustable driver seat and cruise control. Infotainment is via a 7-inch floating infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and 4 speakers and 2 tweeters.
Projector headlamps and LED DRLs are available in the Creative variant of the Tata Punch. It gets puddle lamps, roof rails, auto headlamps and rear wipers with rain sensing wipers, washer and rear defogger, while it runs on R16 diamond cut alloy wheels. The interior boasts of fully automatic temperature control, a cooled glove box, auto folding ORVMs, rear seat arm rest and leather finished steering wheel and gear knob. The 7-inch TFT instrument cluster is also a part of its interior make-up.
The four variants of the Tata Punch also get the custom pack of Rhythm Pack over the Pure variant which has a floating 4-inch infotainment system with 4 speakers and steering controls. The Rhythm pack on the Adventure trim includes 2 tweeters with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and a 7-inch Harman infotainment system with rear camera.
A dazzle pack is offered on the Accomplished variant. This includes LED DRLs and projector headlamps with pillar black tape and 16-inch diamond cut alloy wheels. An IRA pack has been introduced with the creative variant of Tata Punch. This includes IRA Connected Car technology. Connected car technology includes remote lock/unlock, remote lights on/off, intrusion alert, geo-fencing and live car location.
The pre-bookings for Tata Punch have started with a down payment of Rs 21,000. The launch price is expected to be between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 10 lakh (ex-showroom, India). It will compete with rivals like Maruti Suzuki Swift, Ignis and Hyundai Grand i10 Nios.