One of the oldest passenger car makers in the Indian automobile market are the highly reputed Tata Motor Group, which also has a share in few international car brands as well. The company has a fearsome fleet of cars existent in the country. Their much admired fleet of automobiles includes some of the most fearsome SUVs, charming sedans and compact yet spacious wonderful hatchbacks as well. All their vehicles are doing pretty well in the Indian car market, since the time they were introduced in the country. One such impressive hatchback is the Tata Indica Vista model lineup, which was first launched in year 2008 and has been one of their top selling hatchbacks. The Tata Indica series of hatchbacks have been known for their powerful and fuel efficient petrol as well as diesel engine options along with outstanding exteriors and sumptuous interiors as well. These hatchbacks have impressive features and can comfortably accommodate five passengers in them. One such incredible hatchback variant is the Tata Indica Vista TDI LX, which has been integrated with some incredible convenience features. The Tata Indica model line of hatchbacks has been known for their fuel efficient engines along with comfortable space to accommodate five occupants. This Tata Indica Vista TDI LX trim has been fitted with a BS – III compliant TDi fuel supply system based power plant of 1.4-liter and is mated with a five speed manual transmission gear box. The interiors of this hatchback has also been done up very tastefully, which differ from one trim to another but will certainly impress the buyers. Some of the impressive comfort features in this trim include a brilliant central instrument cluster, an advanced music system with input options such as a USB interface, an auxiliary port, an infrared remote for audio, Bluetooth connectivity with four speakers and two tweeters, a front cabin light, a vanity mirror for the co-passenger's side, sun visors for the front passengers, storage space in doors, an illuminated ring around ignition key hole, adjustable head rests and many more such wonderful features. The company has also fitted quite a few safety features as well in this Tata Indica Vista TDI LX variant for ensuring a smooth and trouble free drive for all the occupants as well as the vehicle.
The exteriors of this diesel hatchback are done up gracefully and have ben gifted with a lot of astounding features as well. The front fascia of this hatchback has been given some chrome treatment, which makes it look classy. This hatchback has a chrome hood strip, while the radiator grille has horizontal slats and also a prominent badge of the company, which has been embossed in the center. This grille is flanked with a large head light cluster, which has been fitted with multi chamber stylish lamps. The body colored front bumper has a wide air dam in the center, which helps in cooling the engine. The front wind screen is made up of laminated glass and have been fitted with a couple of seven speed intermittent wipers, which are very efficient. The side profile has body colored pull type door handles and external rear view mirrors that can be manually adapted. The wheel arches have been fitted with a set of robust steel wheels of 14 inches, which have been covered with full wheel covers. These robust rims have been equipped with radial tubeless tyres of size 175/65 R14, which have a strong grip on any terrain. The rear end has a large wind screen and a brilliant tail lamp cluster, while the top gets a roof mounted antenna. The overall dimensions of this Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback are quite spacious and can accommodate five passengers with ease. The total length of this amazing hatchback is 3795mm along with a total width of 1695mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. The overall height of this hatchback is 1550mm, while it has a wheelbase 2470mm, which is quite liberal and offers ample leg room along with apt shoulder and head space as well. This Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback has a minimum ground clearance of 165mm and it also has a spacious boot space of 232 litres as well to store luggage. This hatchback also has a centrally mounted fuel tank, which can store 37 litres of diesel in it. The company is selling this Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback in quite a few vibrant and refreshing exterior paint options. The list includes a brilliant looking Summer Sparkle metallic finish, a graceful Cavern Grey finish option, a glitzy Spice Red metallic paint finish, a sparkling Porcelain White option along with a dapper looking Jet Silver finish option and also a vivacious Ultra Violet metallic paint option.
The interiors of this are rather lavish and luxuriantly done and will impress the customers. The seating arrangement is very comfortable and has been covered with top quality partial fabric upholstery. The overall interior scheme is a dual tone Ebony Black and Sahara Beige, which is making the insides look refined and up market. The head rests of both the front seats are adjustable, while the rear seats have integrated head rests. The there is an illuminating ring around the keyhole, a visiting card folder, a pen holder and also a coin box in the large glove box. The brilliant instrument cluster has an option for adjusting the light in it according to the requirement of the driver. This Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback also has a central instrument cluster, a front cabin light, a vanity mirror on the co- passenger side sun visor and also a day and night internal rear view mirror. This hatchback also has some storage spaces like magazine pockets in front and rear doors, cup and bottle holders along with other such practical aspects.
Engine and Performance:
This Tata Indica Vista TDI LX has been housed with a power packed 1.4-litre diesel mill that has been fitted with four cylinders. This commanding diesel mill displaces just about 1405cc and is also turbo inter cooled along with being fitted with a TDi (turbo charged direct injection) fuel supply system, which will augment the fuel efficiency and mileage. This performance packed diesel mill has a has the ability to churn out a maximum power output of 68.58bhp at 4500rpm in combination with a peak torque yeild of 135.4Nm at 2500rpm, which is quite thrilling. This refined diesel power train is skillfully coupled with a five speed manual transmission gear box with efficient and smoother gear shifts.
Braking and Handling:
This Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback has been fitted with an remarkable suspension system and a robust braking mechanism. The front axle of this diesel engine based hatchback has been given an independent, lower wishbone, McPherson Strut type of a mechanism along with a coil spring. While the rear axle has been bestowed with a semi independent, twist beam type of a mechanism with a coil Spring and also a shock absorber as well. On the other hand, the braking system of this hatchback is a vacuum assisted independent dual circuit with a diagonal split type of a hydraulic braking mechanism. The front wheels have been equipped with disc brakes, while the rear wheels of this hatchback have been integrated with solid drum brakes.
The company has integrated quite a few fundamental safety features in this Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback. The list includes an advanced central locking system with a remote controlled key less entry and the highly developed engine immobilizer along with child safety locks on rear doors, the driver and front co-passenger get ELR (emergency locking retractor) seat belts, a collapsible steering that is a power assisted rack and pinion hydraulic wheel and several other such significant aspects as well.
The Tata Indica Vista TDI LX hatchback has been equipped with a commanding air conditioner system along with a heater that cools the cabin quickly, a hydraulic power steering, fixed lumbar support on front seats, remote release levers for the fuel lid, the tailgate and also the front bonnet, front power windows, a music system with a MP3 player, FM Radio and other input options like USB port, an Aux-in interface along with speakers and a remote control as well. All these and many more such impressive features will certainly make this latest entrant, one of the best selling hatchbacks in its segment.
Pros: Spacious and roomy interiors, a powerful engine with good acceleration.
Cons: Engine NVH can be lessened and several features can be added.
The mechanism by which power is transmitted from the engine to the wheels.Transmission type could be Manual,Automatic, Continuously Variable Transmission, or Semi-Automatic.
The maximum amount of fuel that the engine can burn in one complete cycle of all the cylinders together.
The amount of work the engine can do over a period of time. It is measured in Horsepower. One Horsepower is equal to the energy needed to lift 550 pounds at a height of one foot for one second. 1 PS=1.01387 bhp.
The maximum power output the engine can
produce over a particular range of speed.
Sudden braking at high speeds can cause the brakes to lock up and the car to skid. The electronic sensors in the Anti Lock braking System rapidly pressurize and depressurize the brakes, thus stopping them from locking up.
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