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Tata Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII

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New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII Overview

  • Mileage (upto)
    11.57 kmpl
  • Engine (upto)
    2179 cc
  • BHP
  • Transmission
  • Service Cost
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Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII Review

One of the biggest and most admired car makers in the country are the highly acclaimed, Tata Motor Group. They have a scintillating fleet of automobiles existent in the lucrative Indian auto bazaar, which have been doing incredible revenue generation for the company. One of their most successful SUV's is Tata Safari, which has been doing quite well since the time it was introduced in the car market in year 1998. There are quite a few different variants for the customers to choose from in accordance with their requirements. The mid level variant in this series is the Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII , which has been fitted with quite a number of comfort and safety functions. Some of these remarkable convenience features are a responsive power steering wheel, an advanced CD and MP3 player with speakers and a remote control, a powerful HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioner) unit, front and rear power windows with express down feature, electrically adjustable outside rear view mirrors, a three position lumbar support for both the front seats, armrest between the driver and the co-passenger for added comfort, foldable middle row seat to take in more luggage, a cigarette lighter in the front console and an ash-tray for the front and middle row seats, a 12 V power socket for the front as well as the middle row, a rear wash function along with a wiper , "Follow me home" function to illuminate the path after parking the vehicle, puddle lamps on the front doors and many more such features, which will astound the customers. The company has fitted this Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII SUV with a power packed 2179cc based diesel power train. This incredible power plant has been equipped with the highly acclaimed direct injection common rail fuel supply system for better pickup and refined mileage. This seven seater SUV has been cleverly mated with a proficient five speed manual transmission gearbox.


The designers of the company have done a brilliant job with the exteriors of this formidable SUV. The overall body structure is aerodynamic and the front looks bold and aggressive. The front facade has a neatly designed handsome grey color based radiator grille that also gets some chrome treatment, which is making this SUV look modish. This grille is flanked by a large head light cluster, which has been fitted with high intensity halogen lamps. Below this is the body colored bumper with body colored cladding, which has a wide air dam to cool the engine quickly. This bumper has also been fitted with a pair of radiant clear lens fog lamps, which enhances the sides have body colored handles and external rear view mirror with side turn blinkers integrated in them and grey colored side claddings as well. The pronounced and trimly carved wheel arches have been fitted with 16 inch robust steel wheels, which have been covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 235/70 R 16, 105 S, that have a superior road grip on any landscape across the country. While the rear end gets a bright tail lamp cluster, rear spoiler with a high mounted brake lamp and also stylized roof rails, which is making this Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII SUV look sporty. The company is offering this formidable SUV in a host of vibrant and lively colors. These glossy exterior paint option comprise of a stylish looking Cycus Grey metallic finish, a magnificent looking Quartz Black finish option, a graceful looking Arctic Silver metallic finish, a lustrous looking Arctic White finish option along with a brilliant looking Pearl White metallic finish. This SUV is also available in a few dual color exterior paint options such as Quartz Black with Real Earth, a Mineral Red and Real Earth combination and also a Cycus Grey and Arctic Silver as well. The overall dimensions of this massive SUV are quite liberal and can accommodate seven passengers with ease. The total length of this Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII SUV is 4650mm along with an overall width of 1918mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. The total height of this SUV is 1925mm and it has a remarkable ground clearance of 205mm, which is rather excellent to take this SUV over any terrain. The minimum turning radius of this SUV is 6 meters .


The company has also done up the interiors of this incredible SUV with elan. There are a lot of impressive interior features in this entry level Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII. The list includes comfortable seats that provide ample leg room along with decent shoulder and head space. These seats have been covered with premium grey fabric upholstery and a complete two tone beige interior scheme. The steering wheel is also covered with beige colored leather and also a new gear shift knob as well . The central console gets a chic wood finish and this SUV also has a graphic instrument cluster and elegant front and tail gate scuff plates.

Engine and Performance:

This formidable Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII has been equipped with a power packed 2.2 L diesel powertrain, which has been fitted with 4 cylinders that has 16 valves in it . This performance packed motor has also been equipped with the highly acclaimed direct injection common rail fuel supply system for better pickup and improved mileage. This engine can displace 2179cc and is also incorporated with a dual overhead camshaft and also VTT (Variable Turbine Technology) for enhanced working of the engine. This engine has the ability to generate a peak power yeild of 137.20 Bhp at 4000 Rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of 320 Nm at 1700 to 2700 Bhp, which is quite remarkable. This influential drive train has been skilfully mated with a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. This engine is fully compliant with the stringent BS-III norms as well. The company claims that this fearsome SUV can generate a healthy mileage in the range of 11 to 13 kmpl, which is rather good. This commanding diesel engine also has the ability to attain a top speed of 142kmph and this SUV can cross the 100Kmph barrier from a standstill in about 20 to 21 seconds , which is rather impressive.

Braking and Handling:

The company has fitted the front axle of this Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII with a Independent Double Wishbone with Torsion bar. While the rear axle has been fitted with a 5 link Suspension with coil springs. On the other hand, the front wheels of this massive SUV has been equipped with a Ventilated Disc brake with Twin Pot caliper and the rear wheels have been given solid Drum brakes, which are auto adjusting type.

Safety Features:

The list of these safety features integrated in this SUV include side impact bars, crumple zones, tiltable and collapsible steering column, tubeless tyres, motorized head lamps adjustment, central Locking and child safety lock for enhanced protection of the passengers, an anti-glare interior rear-view mirror, front seatbelt unfastened warning, door open warning , headlamp ON and key out warning lamp, low fuel indicator warning, a highly developed engine immobilizer and a few more such essential features as well.

Comfort Features:

This incredible SUV has been fitted with quite a number of comfort features such as a power steering, an influential HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) unit, front and rear power windows with express down feature, electrically adjustable external rearview mirrors, a three position lumbar support for both the front seats, arm rest between the front seats, a 60:40 split and completely folding middle row seat, cup holders on floor console, cigarette lighter in front console and ash-tray for the front and middle row, a 12V power point for the front and middle row, a rear wash function for the windscreen wiper, the advanced "Follow Me Home" illumination after parking the vehicle, puddle lamps on front doors, in-car illumination, front roof lamp and spot reading lamp with delay function, middle row and cargo area lamp, a glove box lamp, illuminated ignition key slot and window winding switches, adjustable light intensity on instrument panel, digital trip meter and tachometer, digital outside temperature indicator, side foot steps, coat hooks on the door, magazine pockets in the door pads, storage net in luggage compartment area, electrically operated remote fuel flap, keyless entry with parking lot car locator function as well that adds to the handiness of the driver, an advanced CD and MP3 player with speakers and a remote control, height adjustable driver's seat for better driving comfort, an electrical rear glass demister, an analog clock on the center console and many more such remarkable comfort features. All these features put together will ensure a memorable driving experience for all the passengers.

Pros: A powerful diesel engine with good pickup, striking exterior features, spacious and lavishly done up interiors.

Cons: Mileage can be made better, engine noise, harshness and vibration can be decreased and a few more advanced features can be added.

Key Specifications of Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2

ARAI Mileage11.57 kmpl
City Mileage8.32 kmpl
Fuel TypeDiesel
Engine Displacement (cc)2179
Max Power (bhp@rpm)138.1bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)320Nm@1700-2700rpm
Seating Capacity7
Fuel Tank Capacity65
Body TypeSUV
Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)No

Key Features of Tata New Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2

Multi-function Steering WheelNo
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View MirrorYes
Touch ScreenNo
Automatic Climate ControlNo
Engine Start Stop ButtonNo
Anti Lock Braking SystemNo
Alloy WheelsNo
Fog Lights - FrontYes
Fog Lights - RearNo
Power Windows RearYes
Power Windows FrontYes
Wheel CoversNo
Passenger AirbagNo
Driver AirbagNo
Power SteeringYes
Air ConditionerYes

Tata Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII Specifications

Engine and Transmission

Engine TypeDICOR Engine
Displacement (cc)2179
Max Power (bhp@rpm)138.1bhp@4000rpm
Max Torque (nm@rpm)320Nm@1700-2700rpm
No. of cylinder4
Valves Per Cylinder4
Valve ConfigurationDOHC
Fuel Supply SystemCRDi
Turbo ChargerYes
Super ChargeNo
Gear Box5 Speed
Drive TypeFWD
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Fuel & Performance

Fuel TypeDiesel
Mileage (ARAI)11.57
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)65
Emission Norm ComplianceBSIII
Top Speed (Kmph)160
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Suspension, Steering & Brakes

Front SuspensionDouble Wishbone
Rear Suspension5 Link
Steering TypePower
Steering ColumnCollapsible & Height Adjustabl
Steering Gear TypePower Steering
Turning Radius (Metres)6meters
Front Brake TypeVentilated Disc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Acceleration15.8 Seconds
Acceleration (0-100 kmph)15.8 Seconds
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Dimensions & Capacity

Length (mm)4650
Width (mm)1918
Height (mm)1925
Seating Capacity7
Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)205
Wheel Base (mm)2650
Front Tread (mm)1500
Rear Tread (mm)1470
Gross Weight (Kg)2650
No of Doors5
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Comfort & Convenience

Power Steering
Power Windows-Front
Power Windows-Rear
Air Conditioner
Adjustable Steering
Automatic Climate Control
Air Quality Control
Remote Trunk Opener
Remote Fuel Lid Opener
Low Fuel Warning Light
Accessory Power Outlet
Trunk Light
Vanity Mirror
Rear Reading Lamp
Rear Seat Headrest
Rear Seat Centre Arm Rest
Height Adjustable Front Seat Belts
Cup Holders-Front
Cup Holders-Rear
Rear AC Vents
Heated Seats Front
Heated Seats - Rear
Seat Lumbar Support
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors
Navigation System
Foldable Rear Seat60:40 Split
Smart Access Card Entry
KeyLess Entry
Engine Start/Stop Button
Glove Box Cooling
Voice Control
Steering Wheel Gearshift Paddles
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Electronic Multi-Tripmeter
Leather Seats
Fabric Upholstery
Leather Steering Wheel
Glove Compartment
Digital Clock
Outside Temperature Display
Cigarette Lighter
Digital Odometer
Electric Adjustable Seats
Driving Experience Control Eco
Folding Table in The Rear
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
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Adjustable Headlights
Fog Lights - Front
Fog Lights - Rear
Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
Manually Adjustable Ext. Rear View Mirror
Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
Rain Sensing Wiper
Rear Window Wiper
Rear Window Washer
Rear Window Defogger
Wheel Covers
Alloy Wheel Size (Inch)
Power Antenna
Tinted Glass
Rear Spoiler
Removable/Convertible Top
Roof Carrier
Sun Roof
Moon Roof
Side Stepper
Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
Intergrated Antenna
Chrome Grille
Chrome Garnish
Smoke Headlamps
Roof Rail
Tyre Size235/70 R16
Tyre TypeTubeless,Radial
Additional Features
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Anti-Lock Braking System
Brake Assist
Central Locking
Power Door Locks
Child Safety Locks
Anti-Theft Alarm
Driver Airbag
Passenger Airbag
Side Airbag-Front
Side Airbag-Rear
Day & Night Rear View Mirror
Passenger Side Rear View Mirror
Xenon Headlamps
Rear Seat Belts
Seat Belt Warning
Door Ajar Warning
Side Impact Beams
Front Impact Beams
Traction Control
Adjustable Seats
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Vehicle Stability Control System
Engine Immobilizer
Crash Sensor
Centrally Mounted Fuel Tank
Engine Check Warning
Automatic Headlamps
Clutch Lock
Follow Me Home Headlamps
Rear Camera
Anti-Theft Device
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Entertainment & Communication

Cd Player
CD Changer
DVD Player
Audio System Remote Control
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Integrated 2DIN Audio
USB & Auxiliary input
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
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Tata Safari DICOR 2.2 EX 4x2 BSIII Colours

Tata Safari is available in 6 different colours - Quartz Black, Arctic Silver, Pearl White, Cycus Grey, Artic White, Mineral Red.

  • Arctic Silver
    Arctic Silver
  • Quartz Black
    Quartz Black
  • Cycus Grey
    Cycus Grey
  • Artic White
    Artic White

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  • Diesel
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11.57 kmplManual
Pay 1,727 more to get
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  • Music System
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