Honda City vs Tata Altroz

Should you buy Honda City or Tata Altroz? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh ex-showroom for SV (Petrol) and Tata Altroz price starts Rs 6.65 Lakh ex-showroom for XE (Petrol). City has 1498 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Altroz has 1497 cc (Diesel top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the City has a mileage of 18.4 kmpl (Petrol top model)> and the Altroz has a mileage of 26.2 km/kg (Petrol top model).

City Vs Altroz

Key HighlightsHonda CityTata Altroz
On Road PriceRs.18,60,252*Rs.12,34,087*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)14981199
TransmissionAutomaticAutomatic
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Honda City vs Tata Altroz Comparison

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        Honda City
        Honda City
        Rs16.19 Lakh*
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            Tata Altroz
            Tata Altroz
            Rs10.65 Lakh*
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            rs16.19 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.18,60,252*
          Rs.12,34,087*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.36,208/month
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          Rs.23,498/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 147 Reviews
          4.6
          Based on 1335 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.5,625
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          i-VTEC
          1.2 L Revotron
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          1498
          1199
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          119.35bhp@6600rpm
          86.83bhp@6000rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          145Nm@4300rpm
          115Nm@3250rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Turbo Charger
          A device that forces more air into an internal combustion engine. More air can burn more fuel and make more power. Turbochargers utilise exhaust gas energy to make more power.
          -
          No
          Transmission Type
          Automatic
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          CVT
          6-Speed DCT
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          18.4
          18.5
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          40
          37
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          McPherson Strut with Coil Spring
          Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring
          Rear Suspension
          Torsion beam with Coil Spring
          Twist beam with coil spring and shock Absorber
          Shock Absorbers Type
          Telescopic Hydraulic Nitrogen Gas-filled
          -
          Steering Type
          Electric
          Electric
          Steering Column
          Tilt & Telescopic
          -
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          5.3
          5
          Front Brake Type
          Ventilated Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          185/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          R16
          16
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          16
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          4583
          3990
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1748
          1755
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1489
          1523
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          165
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          5209
          2501
          Front Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a four-wheeler's front wheels. Also known as front track. The relation between the front and rear tread/track numbers decides a cars stability.
          1531
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          1153
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1528
          -
          Front Track
          1496
          -
          Rear Track
          1484
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          506
          345
          No. of Doors
          4
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power Steering
          Mechanism that reduces the effort needed to operate the steering wheel. Offered in various types, including hydraulic and electric.
          Yes
          -
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows RearYesYes
          Automatic Climate ControlYesYes
          Air Quality Control
          Air filters, also known as air purifiers, purify the air of the cabin by absorbing any harmful or contaminated particles.
          YesYes
          Remote Engine Start/Stop
          Allows you to start//stop the car remotely, via the key fob or the carmaker's mobile app, without entering the car.
          Yes
          -
          Accessory Power Outlet
          12V power socket to power your appliances, like phones or tyre inflators.
          YesYes
          Trunk Light
          Lighting for the boot area. It usually turns on automatically when the boot is opened.
          Yes
          -
          Vanity Mirror
          A mirror, usually located behind the passenger sun shade, used to check one's appearance. More expensive cars will have these on the driver's side and some cars even have this feature for rear seat passengers too.
          Yes
          -
          Rear Reading LampYes
          -
          Rear Seat HeadrestYes
          -
          Adjustable Headrest
          Unlike fixed headrests, these can be moved up or down to offer the ideal resting position for the occupant's head.
          YesYes
          Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
          A foldable armrest for the rear passengers, usually in the middle, which also comprises cup holders or other small storage spaces. When not in use, it can be folded back into the seat, so that an additional occupant can be seated.
          YesYes
          Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
          A type of seat belt on which the height can be adjusted, to help improve comfort.
          -
          Yes
          Cup Holders Front
          Storage spaces that are specifically designed to hold cups or beverage cans. Sometimes these can be cooled and heated too.
          Yes
          -
          Cup Holders RearYes
          -
          Rear AC Vents
          Dedicated AC vents for the rear passengers, usually located between the front seats. Helps cool the rear compartment, while offering passengers the option to control the flow. Some rear AC vents allow for fan speed control.
          YesYes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          A steering wheel that has many buttons to control various functions of the infotainment system and key car functions like cruise control. This allows the driver to manage these functions without taking their hands off the steering wheel.
          YesYes
          Cruise Control
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Sensors on the vehicle's exterior that use either ultrasonic or electromagnetic waves bouncing off objects to alert the driver of obstacles while parking.
          Rear
          Rear
          Engine Start Stop ButtonYesYes
          Glove Box Cooling
          A function in the glove box that allows you to keep food items and beverages cool for long durations.
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          Front & Rear Door
          -
          Voice CommandYesYes
          Steering Wheel Gearshift PaddlesYes
          -
          USB Charger
          Front & Rear
          Front & Rear
          Central Console Armrest
          An added convenince feature to rest one's hand on, while also offering features like cupholders or a small storage space.
          With Storage
          With Storage
          Tailgate Ajar
          A warning to indicate that the vehicle's boot or tailgate isnt properly closed.
          Yes
          -
          Luggage Hook And Net
          -
          Yes
          Lane Change IndicatorYes
          -
          Additional Features
          Multi-Angle Rear Camera with Guidelines (Normal, Wide, Top-Down Modes),Steering Mounted Voice Recognition Switch with Illumination,Touch-Sensor Based Smart Keyless Access,Electrical Trunk Lock with Keyless Release,Sunroof Keyless Remote Open/Close,MAX COOL mode,Front Console Lower Pocket for Smartphones,Foldable Grab Handles (Soft Closing Motion),Meter Illumination Control Switch,ECON™ Button & Mode Indicator,Fuel Gauge Display with Fuel Reminder Warning,Trip Meter (x2),Average Fuel Economy Indicator,Instant Fuel Economy Indicator,Cruising Range (Distance-to-Empty) Indicator,Outside Temperature Indicator,Other Warning Lamps & Indicators
          "Xpress Cool,Navigation with turn by turn prompt on instrument cluster,Drivenext (Driving score),Remote Vehicle Control through Smartphone,What3Words -Address based Navigation,Location Based Services,Live Vehicle Diagnostic,Gamification
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          Unlike standard power windows, this one allows you to roll up/down the window fully with a single press of the button.
          All
          Driver's Window
          Drive Modes
          -
          No
          Idle Start Stop System
          -
          No
          Rear Window SunblindYes
          -
          Voice assisted sunroof
          -
          Yes
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          Adjustable SteeringYes
          -
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver SeatYesYes
          Automatic HeadlampsYesYes
          Follow Me Home HeadlampsYesYes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          YesYes
          Leather Steering WheelYesYes
          Leather Wrap Gear Shift SelectorYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Odometer
          A meter that keeps track of the total kilometres a vehicle has travelled. This cannot be reset by an owner and serves as a record for tracking service intervals and waranty validity, and also is important when selling the vehicle.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Auto Diing Inside Rear View Mirror with Frameless Design,IPS Display with Optical Bonding Display Coating for Reflection Reduction,Premium Beige & Black Two-Tone Color Coordinated Interiors,Instrument Panel Assistant side Garnish Finish(Glossy Darkwood),Display Audio Piano Black Surround Garnish,Leather Shift Lever Boot with Stitch,Soft Pads with Ivory Real Stitch (Instrument Panel Assistant side Mid Pad, Center Console Knee Pad,Door Lining Armrest & Center Pads,Satin Metallic Garnish on Steering Wheel,Inside Door Handle Chrome Finish,Chrome Finish on All AC Vent Knobs & Hand Brake Knob,Trunk Lid Inside Lining Cover,LED Shift Lever Position Indicator,Easy Shift Lock Release Slot,Driver & Assistant Seat Back Pockets with Smartphone Sub-Pockets,Driver Side Coin Pocket with Lid,Ambient Light (Center Console Pocket),Ambient Light (Map Lamp & Front Footwell),Ambient Light (Front Door Inner Handles & Front Door Pockets),Front Map Lamps(led),,Advanced Twin-Ring Combimeter,Eco Assist System with Ambient Meter Light,Multi Function Driver Information Interface,Range & Fuel Economy Information,Average Speed & Time Information,G-Meter Display,Display Contents & Vehicle Settings Customization,Safety Support Settings,Vehicle Information & Warning Message Display,Rear Parking Sensor Proximity Display,Rear Seat Reminder,Steering Scroll Selector Wheel and Meter Control Switch,
          "Mood lighting (Driver & co-driver side footwell),Mood lighting ( Dashboard island),15 litre Cooled Glove Box with illumination,Rear Parcel Tray,Sunglass Holder,Premium knitted roofliner
          Digital Cluster
          Semi
          TFT digital instrument cluster
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          7
          7
          Upholstery
          Leather
          Leatherette
          Exterior
          Available ColorsPlatinum White PearlBlueLunar Silver MettalicGolden Brown MetallicObsidian Blue PearlMeteoroid Grey MetallicRadiant Red Metallic+2 MoreCity ColorsArcade GreyHigh Street GoldOpera BlueDowntown RedAvenue WhiteHarbour Blue+1 MoreAltroz Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          YesYes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          -
          No
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          A vehicle's rear-view mirrors that can open and close at the touch of a button.
          YesYes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          YesYes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          YesYes
          Wheel CoversNoNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they enhance the look of a vehicle.
          YesYes
          Rear Spoiler
          Increases downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars, however, they're used simply for looks.
          Yes
          -
          Sun Roof
          A glass panel on the roof of a vehicle, either just over the front seats or extending further backward towards the rear.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          An additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle that warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          Yes
          -
          Integrated AntennaYes
          -
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          YesYes
          Halogen HeadlampsNo
          -
          Cornering Foglamps
          Cars with this feature will automatically switch on their fog lamps when the steering is turned, to improve visibility at the front corners of the car.
          -
          Yes
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          YesYes
          LED Headlights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the main headlamp. LEDs provide a bright white beam, making night driving safer.
          Yes
          -
          LED Taillights
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the taillamps.
          Yes
          -
          LED Fog Lamps
          Refers to the use of LED lighting in the fog lamp. A fog lamp is placed low on the bumper to help illuminate the road and surrounding area, enhancing safety in foggy/rainy conditions.
          Yes
          -
          Additional Features
          Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE™) Body Structure,Full LED Headlamps with 9 LED Array (Inline-Shell),L-Shaped LED Guide-type Turn Signal in Headlamps,Z-shaped 3D Wrap-around LED Tail Lamps with Uniform Edge Light,Wide & Thin Front Chrome Upper Grille,Sporty Front Grille Mesh: Diamond Chequered Flag Pattern,Sporty Fog Lamp Garnish & Carbon-Wrapped Front Bumper Lower Molding,Sporty Carbon-Wrapped Rear Bumper Diffuser,Sporty Trunk Lip Spoiler (Body Coloured),Sharp Side Character Line (Katana Blade In-Motion),Outer Door Handles Chrome Finish,Body Coloured Door Mirrors,Front & Rear Mud Guards,Black Sash Tape on B-Pillar,Chrome Decoration Ring for Map Lamp,Automatic Folding Door Mirrors (Welcome Function),
          "Dual chamber Projector headlamps,Flat Type Front Wiper Blades,Black Contrast Roof,Leather wrapped Steering wheel & Gear knob,Smart rear wiper with wash
          Fog Lights
          Front
          Front & Rear
          Antenna
          Shark Fin
          Shark Fin
          Sunroof
          Single Pane
          Single Pane
          Boot Opening
          Electronic
          -
          Tyre Size
          185/55 R16
          185/60 R16
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless, Radial
          Tubeless,Radial
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking System
          A safety system that prevents a car's wheels from locking up during hard braking to maintain steering control.
          YesYes
          Brake AssistYes
          -
          Central LockingYes
          -
          Child Safety Locks
          Safety locks located on the car's rear doors that, when engaged, allows the doors to be opened only from the outside. The idea is to stop the door from opening unintentionally.
          YesYes
          Anti Theft Alarm
          An alarm system that sounds when anyone tries to access the car forcibly or break into it.
          YesYes
          No. of Airbags
          6
          2
          Driver Airbag
          An inflatable air bag located within the steering wheel that automatically deploys during a collision, to protect the driver from physical injury
          YesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontYes
          -
          Side Airbag RearNo
          -
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          A rearview mirror that can be adjusted to reduce glare from headlights behind the vehicle at night.
          YesYes
          Seat Belt Warning
          A warning buzzer that reminds passengers to buckle their seat belts.
          YesYes
          Door Ajar Warning
          A function that alerts the driver when any of the doors are open or not properly closed.
          Yes
          -
          Traction ControlYes
          -
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          This feature monitors the pressure inside each tyre, alerting the driver when one or more tyre loses pressure.
          YesYes
          Engine Immobilizer
          A security feature that prevents unauthorized access to the car's engine.
          YesYes
          Electronic Stability ControlYes
          -
          Advance Safety Features
          Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA),Agile Handling Assist (AHA),Emergency Stop Signa,Trunk Open Indicator & Reminder,Dual Horn,Battery Sensor,Walk Away Auto Lock (Customizable),Lead-Me-To-Car Headlights (Auto Off Timer),One Touch Turn Signal for Lane Change Signaling,Anti-Roll Bar(Torsion Bar Type),Parking(Mechanically activating on Rear Wheels),Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS),Lead Car Departure Notification System,All 5 Seats 3 point Emergency Locking retractor (ELR) Seatbelts,
          "Voice Alerts(Door Open (for all doors),Driver Seat belt reminder,Tailgate open,Drive mode engaged,Dual Horn,Advanced ABS 9.3 and Corner Stability Control,Brake Sway Control,Central lock switch,Tire pressure monitoring system
          (iTPMS),Vehicle urity
          Rear Camera
          A camera at the rear of the car to help with parking safely.
          With Guidedlines
          With Guidedlines
          Anti Theft Device
          -
          Yes
          Anti Pinch Power Windows
          Windows that stop closing if they sense an obstruction (usually the hands of occupants), preventing injuries.
          All Windows
          -
          Speed AlertYesYes
          Speed Sensing Auto Door LockYesYes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          A secure attachment system to fix child seats directly on the chassis of the car.
          YesYes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          These mechanisms tighten up the seatbelts, or reduces their force till a certain threshold, so as to hold the occupants in place during sudden acceleration or braking.
          Driver and Passenger
          -
          Lane Watch Camera
          A camera system (usually on the left mirror) that shows the driver the blind spot when changing lanes.
          Yes
          -
          Hill Assist
          A feature that helps prevent a car from rolling backward on a hill.
          Yes
          -
          Impact Sensing Auto Door UnlockYesYes
          Curtain AirbagYes
          -
          Electronic Brakeforce DistributionYesYes
          Global NCAP Safety Rating
          -
          5 Star
          ADAS
          Forward Collision WarningYes
          -
          Lane Departure WarningYes
          -
          Lane Keep AssistYes
          -
          Adaptive Cruise ControlYes
          -
          Adaptive High Beam AssistYes
          -
          Advance Internet
          Hinglish Voice Commands
          -
          Yes
          E-Call & I-CallNoNo
          Google / Alexa ConnectivityYesYes
          Smartwatch AppYes
          -
          Inbuilt APPs
          -
          iRA
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers RearYesYes
          Integrated 2DIN Audio
          -
          Yes
          Wireless Phone ChargingYesYes
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          8
          7
          Connectivity
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android AutoYesYes
          Apple Car PlayYesYes
          No. of Speakers
          4
          4
          Additional Features
          Next Gen Honda Connect with Telematics Control Unit (TCU),Weblink,Wireless Smartphone Connectivity (Android Auto, Apple CarPlay),Remote Control by Smartphone Application via Bluetooth®,
          "Floating Dashtop Harman Infotainment,USB with fast charger,Whatsapp and Text message readout,Hindi/English/Hinglish Voice assist
          Usb Ports
          Front&Rear
          Yes
          Tweeter
          4
          4
          Rear Touch Screen SizeNoNo
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Honda City

            • Spacious cabin. Rear seat kneeroom rivals cars from a segment above.
            • Best in segment interior quality
            • Comfortable ride quality
            • Updated exterior makes it more tempting
            • ADAS standard in multiple variants

            Tata Altroz

            • Turbo-petrol engine offers enjoyable performance
            • Five-star safety rating
            • Leatherette upholstery makes the cabin feel more premium
            • Best-in-class ride and handling package
            • Automatic transmission is smooth and takes the stress out of city driving

            Honda City

            • Lacks some ‘wow’ features like ventilated seats, powered driver seat, branded stereo
            • Diesel motor is now discontinued
            • Tight rear seat headroom

            Tata Altroz

            • Premium features like ventilated seats, wireless changer, and sunroof still missing
            • Cabin insulation is lacking
            • Naturally-aspirated petrol engine lacks power and refinement
            • Automatic not offered with turbo-petrol engine

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          Which car is cheaper between Honda City and Tata Altroz?

          Honda City price starts at Rs 11.71 Lakh & Tata Altroz price starts at Rs 6.65 Lakh in New Delhi. Tata Altroz is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Honda City and Tata Altroz?

          The mileage of City is 18.4 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Altroz is 18.5 kmpl in New Delhi. Tata Altroz gives better mileage than Honda City.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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