Tata Safari Storme

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Mileage14.1 kmpl
Service Cost Rs 5,322 /yr
Engine2179 cc 
Rear AC VentsYes
Driver AirbagYes
Duration 5 years
EMIRs 29,613
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Safari Storme highlights

August 24, 2016: Tata Motors has launched a torquier variant of its powerful SUV, the Safari Storme at Rs 13,25,530 (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2.2L VARICOR engine has been tweaked for more power and now produces 156 PS of power along with 400Nm of torque which is mated to a new 6-speed manual gearbox, with a self-adjusting clutch which gives this SUV a more car-like feel. It also gets company's new integrated CONNECTNEXT infotainment system along with 6-speaker surround sound which is developed by Harman. The Safari Storme is expected to get a 1.9-litre diesel engine in 2017.

Tata Safari Storme price list (Variants)

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2179 cc,  Manual, Diesel, 14.1 kmpl
Rs 10.46 Lakh*
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2179 cc,  Manual, Diesel, 14.1 kmpl
Rs 12.35 Lakh*
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VX Varicor 400
2179 cc,  Manual, Diesel, 14.1 kmpl
Rs 13.94 Lakh*
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VX 4WD Varicor 400
2179 cc,  Manual, Diesel, 14.1 kmpl
Rs 15.31 Lakh*
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Safari Storme colors

  • Arctic Silver

  • Pearl White

  • Urban Bronze

  • Arctic White

  • Astern Black

Tata Safari Storme mileage

Variant Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
Diesel10.8 kmpl 14.1 kmpl

Tata Safari Storme review

Tata Safari Storme is the premium SUV model from Indian automobile brand, which recently received some minor cosmetic tweaks. Now, the firm has rolled out its most powerful version based on the VX platform only. Powering this is the same 2.2-litre diesel mill, but it is attuned to produce 153bhp of power along with 400Nm of torque. Also, it gets a new 6-speed manual gearbox supporting front wheel drive mechanism. The firm is also planning to roll out its 4WD version in the later stage. Apart from this, all the other features have been retained from its existing variants. All the other trims continue to produce same power and torque. Moving on to its recent updates, it gets a re-treatment to its radiator grille and bumper. The 'Storme' lettering on the chrome strip gets a black color scheme enhancing its classier effect. The insides too gets some refinements in the form of a Java black color scheme highlighted by extensive warm silver accents. The manufacturer has focused on improving the comfort and conveniences to the passengers by adding new set of features to the vehicle. This vehicle gets ultrasonic parking sensors that provides parking aid to the driver on the advanced CONNECTNEXT infotainment screen.

The car maker has made no changes to the variant line-up and it continues to be available in four variants LX, EX, VX. Here, the VX trim comes with front wheel-drive and 4WD options. All the variants are now being offered with remote central locking with flip key, which further enhances the conveniences. On the other hand, this model series is now blessed with a latest generation ABS 8.1 with electronic brake force distribution system that improves the mechanism of braking and contributes for providing a stress-free driving experience. Dual front airbags are given only to the VX grade trims (both 4x2 and 4x4), while side impact beams and engine immobilizer is given as standard for all trims. There are no changes made to its suspension or braking mechanism, but the improvement in its ground clearance will certain add to the driving pleasure. At the same time, its 4x4 version's ESOF (electric shift on fly) function makes it simpler for dealing with terrains and rugged roads. Apart from the base trim, all the other variants are bestowed with disc braking mechanism. This vehicle will be placed against the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Nissan Terrano, Renault Duster and others in the premium SUV segment. The warranty for this vehicle is up to 3 years or 100,000 kilometers, which can be extended further upto 1 year or 50000 kilometers (whichever is earlier).

Tata Safari Storme Exterior


The exterior styling of this latest SUV has received some notable updates, while its body structure remains to be the same as earlier. Its radiator grille has undergone some refinements by obtaining a new design, inspired by premium international SUV brands. The company's emblem is placed in the middle of this grille and a chrome strip is placed just above it. This strip is now embodied with black colored 'Storme' lettering that renders it an astonishing look. The headlight cluster too received an update in the form of new projector headlamps featuring 'Polly Ellopsoid System' that distinguishes it from the earlier version. Like its upper grille, its lower grille (air dam) in the front bumper gets a new design with charcoal grey color scheme. Apart from this, all the other aspects of its frontage remains to be the same like the outgoing model. The side profile has body colored ORVMs wherein, its top end versions have them in chrome treatment. It also gets conventional styling features like B pillar styling tape, side claddings and roof rails. Apart from the VX trims, the remaining two variants have been blessed with a sturdy set of steel rims featuring full wheel caps. The rear end too looks to be stylish, thanks to the spoiler integrating third brake light. The tailgate gets a chrome embodiment with 'Tata' lettering on it. The taillight cluster has a conventional design featuring halogen based lamps that includes brake lights, turn indicators and courtesy lamps. Unlike the front bumper, its rear one has a masculine design featuring an integrated foot step. It also houses a pair of reflectors for added safety.

Exterior Measurements:

This refurbished version's exterior dimensions also remains to be the same like its earlier version with a total length measuring at 4655mm and a height standing at 1922mm. The total width measures about 1855mm (without side foot steps), but with side foot step, it goes up to 1965mm. This vehicle has a wheelbase of 2650mm and a minimum ground clearance of 200mm.

Tata Safari Storme Interior


The internal cabin of Safari Storme has a conventional design blended with a dual tone color scheme. The cabin space it has is perhaps the best in its class. Furnished with captain seats in the cockpit and bench seats in other two rows, this SUV can accommodate a minimum of seven passengers. These comfortable seats are wrapped with fabric upholstery. The elegance of the insides are emphasized by chrome and wood accents. Its cockpit section has an attractive dashboard and is housed with features advanced equipments. Also, it houses a few utility features like a glove box, AC vents and an advanced instrument panel. The steering wheel has an attractive design, which is wrapped with leather and is housed with multi functional switches. The top end variant also has front roof lamp that can be used as a spot reading lamp, which is featured with a delay function. The center fascia has a proficient music system that has a thick surround with a wenge wood finish. However, its mid and entry level variants have brushed aluminum that adds to its elegance. Apart from these, the car maker has given this SUV with various utility features. Those include a cup and bottle holders in front console, front seat back pockets, a large glove box with sun glass holder, analog clock on center console, front seats with lumbar support, an ashtray and much more.

Interior Comfort:

For a pleasurable driving experience, the car manufacturer has bestowed both its variants with a number of highly developed comfort features. The driver seat has height adjustable function along with lumbar support that makes driving rather comfortable. It is equipped with power steering with tilt adjustment function that makes it easy to handle even in peak traffic conditions. It has a manual HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) unit with rear AC vents that regulates the cabin air. It also has dust and pollen filter for purifying the cabin air. The company has blessed the internal cabin with an advanced music system, which supports CD/MP3 player, USB interface, Aux-in port. It also has four speakers that further enhance the ambiance of its cabin. In terms of seating arrangement, the cabin is incorporated with well cushioned seats, which are ergonomically designed. These seats provide ample leg space and head room for all passengers. All are covered with premium upholstery, which gives a plus feel while traveling. It has 60:40 split and completely foldable middle row seat that helps in bringing more luggage. Its plush internal trims are almost car like, which helps in creating an ambiance of luxury and space. The seats of all passengers are individual and reclining with adjustable head rest, armrest and seat belts. The cabin is also incorporated with an anti glare interior rear view mirror that adds to the comfort level of driver. While the front windscreen wipers have two speed setting as well. Apart from these, it has a rear wash and wipe function, all four power windows with driver side auto down function, electrically adjustable external rear view mirrors, three position lumbar support for front seats. In addition to these, it is equipped with a number of comfort features like power steering with tilt adjustable function, follow me home headlamps, puddle lamps on front doors, cargo area light, illuminated ignition key slot and window winding switches. Other aspects like remote operated fuel tank lid opener, front and rear cabin lamps, front sun visors and a power steering wheel is available that will enhance the level of comfort. All these features put together will ensure a memorable driving experience for all the passengers in this SUV.

Interior Measurements:

The interiors of this SUV are lavish and can accommodate seven passengers with ease. There is sufficient space for head, legs and shoulders. Also, there is a large boot compartment, whose capacity can be increased by folding the rear bench seat.

Tata Safari Storme Gear

Acceleration & Pick-Up

With improved power and smoother gearshift, this updated SUV is now capable of reaching a top speed of approximately 195 Kmph. In the mean time, it can accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph speed mark in about 12 seconds. However, 0 to 100 Kmph pickup rate of the VX trim with a 6-speed gearbox clocks just about 11 seconds.

Engine and Performance

As we all know, recently, the firm has slightly tuned the 2.2-litre VARICOR diesel engine to produce more power. As a result of modifications, its power output has improved to 148.08bhp at 4000rpm, which is 10bhp extra that previous version. However, the torque remains the same at 320Nm in the range of 1700 to 2700rpm. It is a four cylindered mill with a total displacement capacity of 2179cc and is based on a DOHC valve configuration. This mill is also integrated with a variable turbine technology. For optimum fuel supply, the manufacturer has integrated it with a common rail direct fuel injection system. Its transmission duties are given to a five speed manual transmission gearbox that sends torque output to the front two wheels. However, the top end variant has electronic shift on fly mechanism that releases torque output to all the four wheels. Now, this oil-burner gets some more updates to its specifications. As a result, its can now churn out 153bhp of power and 400Nm of peak torque. However, this updated mill is offered only with the range topper VX trim. Besides these, its transmission has been upgraded to a 6-speed gearbox, that further optimizes the performance.

Tata Safari Storme Mileage


This SUV is available with just one 2.2-litre diesel engine. Integrated with a common rail direct fuel injection technology, this mill returns a minimum mileage of 8 Kmpl on city roads, while giving away a maximum of 13.2 Kmpl on highways.

Power of Tata Safari Storme

Recently, the manufacturer has tuned its engine and installed a new 260mm diameter based self adjusting clutch that contributes towards improving its power. As a result of this, this mill attained a capability to produce a maximum power of 148bhp. However, its torque output remains the same with 320Nm. Now, some more modifications have been done to this mill that resulted in a power output of 153bhp and a torque of 400Nm.

Stereo & Accessories

The company is offering this model series with an advanced 2-DIN touch screen infotainment system, which is equipped with CD player, radio, USB port, SD card slot and AUX-In connectivity. It also has Bluetooth connectivity for calls and audio streaming and the controls are mounted on steering wheel. It has four speakers for giving premium sound experience throughout their journey. The base variant may lack many features, but buyers can decorate it with exciting aspects like vibrant seat covers, premium quality upholstery, a sophisticated music system, leather covered steering wheel, floor mats, rear parking sensors and many other such features. At the same time, owners can also choose from additional aspects like mud guard, body graphics, rear spoiler, protective cladding, turn indicator on ORVMs and many other such aspects. On the other hand, its exteriors can customize with a few other aspects like roof luggage carrier, roof spoiler, stylish body graphics and a set of alloy wheels.

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Braking & Handling

As for the suspension, its front axle is assembled with an independent double wishbone type including coil springs and shock absorbers. While the rear one gets a 5-link suspension. This SUV has vacuum assisted independent hydraulic braking system that makes handling even more simpler. Both of its front and rear wheels are fitted with ventilated disc brakes. In addition to this, there is an anti lock braking system along with electronic brake force distribution (EBD) that enhances the braking mechanism. It is blessed with a power adjustable steering wheel, which is quite responsive and makes handling easier.

Tata Safari Storme Safety and Security

Safety & Security

The car manufacturer has given this model series a number of protective aspects, which gives the passengers a stress free driving experience. The VX trim is equipped with air bags for driver and front co-passenger that helps to protect in case of any accident. All the variants are fitted with side impact bars on all the four doors and crumple zones, which absorbs the impact during collision to minimize the injuries. It has a seat belt for all passengers that reduce the impact in case any accidents. It also has driver seat belt reminder notification on instrument panel that helps in keeping the driver alert. The high end trim also gets an ultrasonic reverse guide system that make the parking of this massive vehicle simpler. It has anti lock braking system (ABS) along with electronic brake force distribution (EBD) with independent hydraulic brakes. It also has an engine immobilizer that helps to prevent theft. Apart from these, it also has an anti glare interior rear view mirror, door open warning and headlamp on notification on instrument panel, collapsible steering column, tubeless radial tyres and a few other aspects.

Tata Safari Storme Wheels


This SUV's top end trim gets a set of stylish 16-inch alloy wheels, while its mid and low end versions are offered with steel rims of same size. They have been wrapped with high performance tubeless radial tyres of size 235/70 R16, which provide superior grip on any road conditions.


1. Spacious internal cabin is incorporated with advanced safety and comfort features.

2. The high end trim has 4 wheel drive system that performs better in any road conditions.

3. Modified exteriors make it appearance more attractive.

4. Reliable engine performance is a big plus point.

5. After sales service is quite good and maintenance cost is reasonable.


1. Cost of ownership and maintenance is rather expensive.

2. There is no music system in entry level variant.

3. There is still scope to improve its interior design.

4. Base trim is not fitted with roof mounted rear AC vents, which is a minus point.

5. Fuel economy and acceleration can be made better.

Tata Safari Storme price

Variants New Delhi Bangalore Mumbai Chennai Pune Hyderabad Kolkata Find On Road Price in Your City
10,46,400 10,46,150 11,01,393 10,56,649 10,97,935 10,46,781 10,65,029   Get On Road Price  
12,34,958 12,38,652 12,54,275 12,51,806 12,48,600 12,49,523 12,65,594   Get On Road Price  
VX Varicor 400
13,93,736 14,11,706 14,35,537 14,27,429 14,28,871 14,14,626 14,38,767   Get On Road Price  
VX 4WD Varicor 400
15,30,774 15,51,656 15,78,166 15,68,295 15,70,755 15,54,100 15,77,448   Get On Road Price  

Road test

Tata Safari Storme: Long Term Report
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User reviews of Safari Storme

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  • Tata Safari: The Real SUV

    The Safari was TATA’s entrant to India’s “Big” SUV market back in 1998. It is hard to imagine that it has been almost two decades since, but the Safari is still in production – albeit in the ‘Storme’ disguise. The chief reason being the cult following the vehicle enjoys. Yes, many of you would jump out of your seat at this moment and ... Read Full Review

    By Debayan| August 17, 2016 | 196 Views
  • Safari Storme Varicor 400: Powerful but showing it's age

    Although the basic boxy shape of the Safari has remained the same over the years, Tata has tried to keep it fresh through facelifts and feature additions. The Tata Safari Storme Varicor 400 is the latest and the most powerful version of the Safari. The Safari Storme Varicor 400 is available only in the top-end VX variant in both 2WD and 4WD ver... Read Full Review

    By Saurabh Ladia| August 12, 2016 | 213 Views
  • Superbb Vehicle of indian Roads...!!!

    First of all... The 2.2L VARICOR engine has been tweaked for more power and now produces 156 PS of power along with 400Nm of torque which is mated to a new 6-speed manual gearbox, with a self-adjusting clutch which gives this SUV a more car-like feel.... Next the suspension of tata safari storme is awesome..!! Interior is class for its worth! comin... Read Full Review

    By Sreekar | August 07, 2016 | 90 Views
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Tata Safari Storme in news

Tata Safari Storme Varicor 400 officially launched at Rs 13.25 lakh

Tata Motors has launched a torquier variant of its powerful SUV, the Safari Storme at Rs 13,25,530 (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2.2L VARICOR engine has been tweaked for more power and now produces 156 PS of power along with 400Nm of torque which is mated to a new 6-speed manual gearbox, with a self-adjusting clutch which gives this SUV a more car like feel. Read Full News

Posted On | January 04, 2016 | 17710 Views

Will the 'Powerful' Safari be able to Punch Above its Weight?

Tata recently launched a more powerful version of Safari Storme. Powered by Varicor 400 2.2 liter 4-cylinder engine, the car is able to deliver 25% extra torque (400 Nm) as compared to its predecessor. This means, the vehicle can do 0-100 kmph in 12.8 seconds, while the previous version of it took 13.8 seconds for the same. Read Full News

Posted On | December 05, 2015 | 3555 Views

2015 Tata Safari is Torquier than SUVs Twice its Price!

This might be sounding like a positive PR for the SUV, but it isn’t! In fact, Tata with the new Varicor 400 in the Safari Storme facelift has raised the game. The SUVs mentioned above are not even in Safari’s segment and costs twice than what Tata is charging for the Varicor 400 variant - Rs. 13.52 Lacs but still getting compared with it. This motor debuted with the Hexa concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and production spec Hexa will borrow this same engine, and it is expected at the upcoming 2016 India Auto Expo. Read Full News

Posted On | November 27, 2015 | 7981 Views
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