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|Variants||Transmission||Engine Description||Mileage||Power||AC||Power Steering||Central Locking|
|Tata Indica V2 DLS BSIII
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
|14.44||17.88||48.23bhp @ 5000rpm||Standard||Standard||Not Available|
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
|21.3||25.0||69bhp @ 4000rpm||Standard||Standard||Not Available|
|Tata Indica V2 DLX BSIII
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
|14.44||17.88||48.23bhp @ 5000rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
4 Cylinder 16 Valve
|21.3||25.0||69bhp @ 4000rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
|Tata Indica V2 Emax CNG GLS
4 Cylinder 8 Valve
|19.3||23.7||55.23bhp @ 5200rpm||Standard||Standard||Not Available|
|Tata Indica V2 Emax CNG GLX
4 Cylinder 8 Valve
|19.3||23.7||55.23bhp @ 5200rpm||Standard||Standard||Standard|
November 17, 2014: Tata Indica eV2, the fuel efficient hatch with CR4 diesel is now available with benefits upto Rs 40,000. The car delivers a fuel economy of 25kmpl. Inside the cabin, the car gets attractive spacious dual tone interiors. Last year, the company also introduced a CNG model of Indica. Indica emax delivers an excellent fuel economy of 23.7km/kg, and it offers an additional range of 230Kms in CNG over 600km in petrol. It features an advanced F-Shift gearbox and a new dual path suspension that further enhances the handling and driveability. It is available in 6 cities across India including Delhi, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura.
Tata Indica is the most successful diesel hatchback car in its segment. The engine delivers higher amount of torque providing smoother drive, with more response. MPFI engine of Tata Indica works with 32 bit microprocessors and sports sensors, along with knock control sensors which help in providing good fuel economy and good mileage. Tata Indica being a compact car has stylish exteriors with good pick up on Indian roads. The interiors, too, are very luxurious with all the added features.
Tata Indica is truly, the first Indian car. It is the manifestation of the vision of Ratan Tata (chairman of Tata Motors) who dreamt to build a car keeping in mind, the Zen's size, Ambassador's internal dimensions, price of a Maruti Alto and running cost of diesel, which, combining all these, has now become Tata Indica V2. The perfectly understood Indian conditions and satisfied them. The Indica V2 is spacious enough to accommodate large Indian families, and ofcourse the entire luggage that came with them. The powerful engine of the Tata Indica ensured it took the burden of the extra weight.Tata Indica also had a rugged built for miles of pot-hole ridden roads, and at times no road at all, just paths. The latest variant of Indica is the Tata Indica V2 Turbomax DLE and Tata Indica V2 Turbomax DLS. The new version of the Tata Indica is more powerful in terms of engine, greater at fuel efficiency and conforms to BS IV emission norms. The engine of the new variant produces a top power of 71 Ps at 4500 rpm and generates a peak torque of 135 Nm at 3500 rpm by 1405cc, 475 IDI Turbo Intercool Diesel engine. The Tata Indica V2 comes with 1396cc,4 Inline cylinder that develops a max power of 53.5 Ps at 5500 rpm and belts out highest torque of 85 Nm at 2500 rpm. All the variants of the Tata Indica V2 are mated with 5 speed manual transmission.
As far as fuel efficiency is concerned, Tata Indica V2 delivers a mileage of 13.6 kmpl in city and 17.2 kmpl on highways while the new entrant in the Indica family-Tata Indica V2 Turbomax-gives a mileage of 19 kmpl on highways and 14.5 kmpl in city limits. The other difference in the new and old variants of the Tata Indica V2 is its wheel size. The Tata Indica V2 comes with 13 inch of wheel while the Turbomax features 14 inch wheels. The DLS variant of the new entrant, is equipped with 4 spoke powered steering wheel whereas the DLE sports a conventional one.
Tata Indica has got a good exterior design and its exterior appearance is very impressive. Out of the total four, two of its variants come with body colored bumpers that further add more style to its exterior appearance. Its strong bonnet with body colored bumpers, aggressive front grille and large headlamps offer it a muscular front look. The styling features that Tata Motors offers with Tata Indica V2 are – New Clear Lens Headlamps, New Clear Lens Tail-lamps, Clear Lens Side Repeater Lamps, Wheel Arch Flaires with Sill Valence Covers, Chrome-Plated Strip on Hood, New Stylish Front Grille with Chrome Strip, Body Colored Bumpers, Half Wheel Covers, Door Rub Rails and ORVMs.
Tata Indica is a five seater small hatchback car with a spacious passenger room. The exterior dimensions of Tata Indica V2 are - its length is 3,675mm, width is 1,665mm, height is 1,485mm and its wheelbase is 2,400mm with the ground clearance of 170mm and minimum turning radius of 4.9 meters.
Ed's Take: The Indica has been one of the most spacious hatchbacks and as the eV2 is the same body, it retains all the space and comfort. The new instrument cluster does look stylish.
The interiors of Tata Indica appear very attractive and comfortable. It is packed with a lot of newer functionalities in comparison to other cars of its segment. Its new stylish four spoke steering wheels add more style to its interior. Other features that make Tata Indica interiors more stylish and comfortable, are, Utility Tray with Coin Holder, Spot (reading) Lamps, All Four Door Operated Cabin Lamp, New Internally Adjustable Outer Rear View Mirror (ORVM), Molded Roof Lining & Door Trims, Internal Antenna, Fabric Lined Seats, Parcel Shelf, 4 Spoke Steering Wheel, New Horn Pad for Steering Wheel, Lamp in Luggage Compartment, etc.
Tata Indica is packed with a lot of new and advanced functionalities that offer more comfort with great driving experience. The comfy features that are available with Tata Indica are Power Steering, Air Conditioning System, Tinted Windshield , Door and Tailgate Glass, New Electronic instrument cluster with Digital Odometer & 2 Trip Meters with Light Intensity control, Tacho Meter, Low Fuel & High Engine Temperature warning lamps, Digital Clock, Cup Holders in Glove Compartment, Variable Intermittent type Wiper, Remote Release of Fuel Lid Latch & Tailgate Latch, Std. Floor Console with provision for Mobile Charger / Cigarette Lighter, etc. The new Tata Indica V2 Turbomax is adorned with palnted luxury floor console with mobile charger/cigarette lighter.
Tata Indica is an ultra spacious small hatchback that has a seating capacity of five passengers. Tata Indica offers generous headroom of 960mm (Front) and 940mm (Rear); legroom of 1080mm (max.) and 915mm (min); rear knee room of 750mm (max.) and 640mm (min.); shoulder room of 1335mm which is enough even for a six feet tall person. The boot capacity of the Tata Indica is 220 liters.
Ed's Take: The 1.4-litre engine on the Indica eV2 is good, and the 1.2-litre Xeta has decent performance. The diesel is definitely the pick of the lot, as it isn’t just quick but also fuel-efficient.
As already mentioned, all the four variants of old Tata Indica are powered by the 1396cc, 4 cylinder in-line diesel engine with five speed manual gearbox with new Microprocessor based Engine Management System (ECU) technology that results in higher engine performance. This high capacity engine in Tata Indica, delivers 53.5PS of maximum power at 5,500rpm and 8.5kgm of maximum torque at 2,500 rpm and crosses the top speed of 135kmph. The all new Tata Indica V2 Turbomax is now loaded with a 1405cc, 4 cylinder 475 IDI Turbo Intercooled Diesel powertrain that produces a top power of 71 Ps at 4500 rpm and delivers a peak torque of 135 Nm at 2500 rpm. With this new engine, the mileage becomes more alongwith higher power and performance. Other technical features remain same as the old version.
Ed's Take : The power produced by the Indica CR4 engine is good not just on paper but even in the real world. We even like the CNG engine’s power.
As we have already mentioned that all four variants of old Tata Indica are powered by 1396cc, 4 cylinder diesel engine with five speed manual gearbox and 475 IDI with new Microprocessor based Engine Management System (ECU) technology. Using this new technology results in higher engine performance. Tata Indica V2 delivers 53.5PS of maximum power at 5,500rpm and 8.5kgm of maximum torque at 2,500rpm. The new Tata Indica V2 Turbomax comes loaded with 1405cc, 4 cylinder engine which is mated with 5 speed gearbox. The new powerful engine pumps out a top power of 71 Ps at 4500 rpm and lays out a peak torque of 135 Nm at 2500 rpm . The engine output is now upgraded with new engine for better performance.
Ed's Take : The acceleration of the eV2 is good enough and definitely it is one of the quickest diesel hatchbacks in its segment. The acceleration of the CNG is good too.
The new Tata Indica V2 Turbomax is available for sale alongside old Tata Indica V2 that is powered with 1396cc engine which produces a top power of 53.5 Ps at 5500 rpm and churns a top torque of 85 Nm at 2500 rpm. The 1.4L, 1405cc, 4-cylinder diesel engine of Tata Indica V2 Turbomax belts out a max power of 71 Ps at 4500 rpm and generates highest torque of 135 Nm at 2500 rpm. With five speed manual gearbox, it delivers good engine performance but the acceleration of this car may disappoint you as its pick up is much lower than other cars of this segment. The 1.4L power-plant of Tata Indica V2 crosses the 100kmph mark in 22.4 seconds and touches the top speed of 137kmph.
Ed's Take: The Indica eV2 is one of the most fuel-efficient hatchbacks and the company had even run a campaign on 25kmpl. The hatchback is fuel-efficient and that has always been one of the USPs of the Indica. Now, it even comes with CNG option.
Tata Indica V2 old is available with four variants and all its four variants are equipped with a 1396cc diesel engine with 475 IDI with new Microprocessor based Engine Management System (ECU) technology that offers high engine performance with good fuel efficiency. This diesel engine offers mileage of around 13.6kmpl in city while on the highway it gives 17.2kmpl . The new BS IV compliant powerplant is configured with 1405cc, 4 cylinders that delivers max power of 71 ps at 4500 rpm and develops a top torque of 135 Nm at 2500 rpm. According to the company, the new engine is more powerful and fuel efficient. The engine gives the highest mileage of 19 kmpl on highways and 14.5 kmpl in city limits.
Ed's Take: The eV2’s range topping model gets front power windows, music system with Bluetooth connectivity.
Tata Indica doesn't offer a lot of accessories with it. No audio system is available with this car but it is packed with a powerful air conditioning system. Other accessories that are available with Tata Indica include Car Spoilers, Alloy Wheels, Roof Rails, Seat Covers, Carpets and Mats, Steering Wheel Covers, Neck Rests, Parking Aid, Roof Carriers, Back Seat Organizer, Visor Organizer, Boot Organizer, Sunshades, Sun Control Films, Tyre Pressure Gauge, Audio System with Speakers, Car Security Systems, Gear Lock, Reverse Warning System, etc. But for these accessories you need to pay some extra amount.
Ed's Take: The handling characteristics of the Indica eV2 are good, the steering wheel does feel a bit vague and there is some amount of body roll. But that’s about it.
Tata Indica is packed with Dual Circuit, Diagonal Split Hydraulic Brakes through Tandem Master Cylinder brakes that decelerate this car quickly. Its front wheels are equipped with ventilated disc brakes while its rear wheels are packed with drum brakes.
Ed's Take: The eV2’s top of the line version now comes with ABS. Airbags are still missing.
Tata Motors offer lots of new safety features with Tata Indica that ensure the driver and co-passengers' safety. The safety features that are available with Tata Indica are Child Safety locks, Anti-Submarine Seats, Collapsible Steering Column, Side intrusion beam on all 4 doors, Provision for Rear Fog Lamps, Head lamp leveler, etc.
The old Tata Indica is equipped with 13 inch wheel and radial tyres while the new Tata Indica Turbomax is packed with 14 inch steel wheels which are fully covered by puncture resistant radial tyres that offer great off-roading capability. The tyre size of Tata Indica Turbomax is 165/65 R14 while old one has 165/65 R13.
1. Very spacious interior cabin.
2. An ideal vehicle for a long holiday trip.
3. Initial cost of ownership is affordable.
4. Comfort features of the top end variant are good.
5. Leg and shoulder space is rather good.
1. Not so attractive interior and exterior appearance.
2. Cost of maintenance is very high.
3. Lack of innovative features is a big disadvantage.
4. Safety features needs to improve.
5. Acceleration and pickup is can be better.
|Tata Indica V2 DLS BSIII |
|4,33,348||4,36,951||4,18,317||4,47,013||4,15,498||4,36,356||4,58,418||Get On Road Price|
|4,60,553||4,64,639||4,44,964||4,74,702||4,42,163||4,64,045||4,86,384||Get On Road Price|
|Tata Indica V2 DLX BSIII |
|4,68,892||4,73,126||4,53,132||4,83,189||4,50,337||4,72,532||4,94,956||Get On Road Price|
|5,03,586||5,08,438||4,87,058||5,18,500||4,84,288||5,07,843||5,30,649||Get On Road Price|
|Tata Indica V2 Emax CNG GLS |
|4,04,245||4,10,016||3,92,180||4,18,320||3,88,067||4,08,426||4,31,226||Get On Road Price|
|Tata Indica V2 Emax CNG GLX |
|4,31,539||4,37,796||4,18,915||4,46,100||4,14,820||4,36,206||4,59,284||Get On Road Price|
We reported earlier that Tata Motors is working aggressively to enhance its market share in the international markets. In order to achieve its ambition, Tata Motors launched the updated Indica as the Tata Indica V2 NA MY13 in the Nepali auto market. It is the second consecutive Tata vehicle launch in Nepal this month. Few days back, it introduced the Xenon Pick-Up. The Indica V2 NA MY13 was introduced at the 2013 Nepal Automobiles Dealers Association auto show, and the sales of the vehicle has also started.
One more variant from the treasure of Tata Motors is soon going to capture heart of car lovers especially of those who are more concerned about fuel efficiency. Tata Motors'Tata Indica eV2 is apparently the most fuel efficient car present in the Indian auto market so far. The new Tata Indica eV2 is not just a redesigned or reshaped new car in the series of Tata Indica, but it also claims to deliver a whooping mileage of 25 kmpl because of which it has been in news these days.
Tata Motors today launched the 4 month long, Jiyo Dilli Festival to celebrate the high spirit of Delhi. Delhites love to live life king-size. Whether it is shopping at malls, catching a movie, going for a music concert or simply hanging out with friends at a roadside food joint – Delhites believe in living life to the fullest.