Sumo Grande MKII LX Review
Tata Motors launched a rich model, Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX after giving it sportier, stylish and attractive look with classic interiors and exteriors to this MUV (Multi Utility Vehicle) with seating capacity of 7 – 9. Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX comes with a powerful 2.2L 118bhp DOHC, 16 Valves DiCOR (Direct Injection Common Rail) engine w/ VGT in Line Diesel Engine that can dispel 2,179cc and generates a maximum power of 118.5bhp at 4000rpm and maximum torque is 250Nm at 1500-3000rpm. This engine generates good fuel mileage at around 10kmpl on city roads while on highway it reaches up to 13.6kmpl while it has the capacity to cross 0-100km in just 17.6seconds. It comes with 5 Speed, G – 76, 4.1 – Synchromesh with Overdrive manual transmission (5 Speed Gear Manual Transmission). This MUV is turbocharged and has Fuel Supply System ofCRDI. It has large fuel tank capacity of 65 litres and contributes less pollution to environment by following Bharat Stage III Emission Norm Compliance. Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX is graced with new range of interiors that has huge head, leg and shoulder space and that’s what makes it roomy MUV. Seats are in three rows to make its seating capacity huge and comfortable. If anyone making up mind to buy big SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle), then the real huge an MUV (multi utility vehicle), Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX is the right option. This car can fulfill expectations of a complete sporty, huge MUV with amazing comfort.
The Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX has fascinating outlook. It has grill with chrome lined and honeycomb mesh in the background that appears dashing from front which adds style to MUV (multi utility vehicle). It comes with Adjustable Headlights and Fog Lights at Front while Power Adj. Ext. Rear View Mirror and Electric Folding Rear View Mirror are more addition to its exterior. It also comes with Integrated Antenna and the most required for MUV is Side Stepper. Moreover new steel wheel rims, body colored bumpers and Black Pull Type Door Handles make it attractive and sporty. The unique MUV, Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX has great inside look; its seats are made of soft stuff with thicker foam for higher comfort. Its interior appearance has two tones Barley Beige & Ebony Black Soft Feel Fabric with Back Pockets. It is fitted with powerful Air Conditioner with Heater and Digital Odometer and Adjustable Steering Column . It has Silver finish inner door handles with wood central console which make it much appealing. Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX comes with 7 decent colors to further enhance its exterior image very dashing. These colors are Arctic Silver, Castle Grey, Arctic Silver, Mineral Red and Pearl White, Quartz Black and Platinum Biege. The Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX has overall length is 4421mm, width is 1780mm and height is 1940mm while ground clearance is of 180mm. It has wheel base of 2,55mm whereas Front Tread is 1,496 mm and Rear Tread is 1,490 mm. Its Gross Weight stands at 2,625kg and Kerb Weight is 1,940kg
Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX has Tumbling Type and Removable 3rd row Seats and Side facing Foldable Seats with 12V Power Point for Front and Middle Rows and seats are with seatbelts. 3rd row seats are supported by grab handle which are flexible. It has a real powerful audio system provision for CD cum radio supported mp3 player which has an iPod interface . It also has other general features like, Electronic Multi-Tripmeter, Glove Compartment and Cigarette Lighter.
Engine and Performance
Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX comes with a powerful 2.2L 118bhp DOHC, 16 Valves DiCOR (Direct Injection Common Rail) engine w/ VGT in Line Diesel Engine that can dispel 2,179cc and generates a maximum power of 120PS at 4000rpm and maximum torque is 250Nm at 1500-3000rpm. Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX is really performing competitive fuel economy even after being a huge MUV multi utility vehicle). This engine generates good fuel mileage at around 10kmpl on city roads while on highway it is 13.6kmpl. This DICOR (Direct Injection Common Rail) diesel engine of TataSumo GrandeLX has a great acceleration and Pick Up;it zooms from 0-100km in just 17.6seconds . This kind of acceleration is quite competitive if compare to other successful MUV on Indian Roads.
Braking and Handling
The all new Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX comes with16 inches tubeless steel tyres which have the turning radius of 5.3 inches, and overall size of the wheels are 235 / 70 R 16. This powerful car comes with Front Brake Type of Ventilated Disc Brakes at front and at rear with Drum Brakes. This can be handled with very less efforts and controls for safety with Power Steering which is Tilt and Collapsible with Turning Radius at 5.25mm. Side Impact Beams and Front Impact Beams provide it extra security and handling becomes easier. The suspension technology of Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX designed to feel comfort while driving, so overall handling of the car is effortless. It is fitted with Front Suspension of Independent, wishbone with coil springs and Rear Suspension with Parabolic leaf springs. Side impact bars with door for side impact protection, anti key tap lock system that gets activated or locks the door when car is in no motion.
Safety features in this car include Child Safety Locks, Day & Night Rear View Mirror, Passenger Side Rear View Mirror and Halogen Headlamps enables to control vehicle more accurately in dark. On time warning is also essential while handling and controlling, Seat Belt Warning and Door Ajar Warning are inbuilt along with Vehicle. Stability Control System
The Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX offers a great comfort. The wheelbase is sized up to 2550mm to make it drive much restful, even this MUV has spacious legroom, headroom and backrest, headrest (Seat Lumber Support) to allow extra comfort. Tata Sumo Grande MKII LX comes with HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and AC) , apart from Power Steering, it has manually adjustable outside rearview mirror. Remote Fuel Lid Opener, Accessory Power Outlet with Trunk Light enhances its comfort features. Cup Holders - Front and Cup Holders - Rear are there to hold in comfort. This sporty MUV comes with Puddle Lamps on doors, Front Roof Lamp, Illuminated Ignition Slot Key and Clock of the center console. These features make comfort with mark ups.
Powerful Engine, Large Non Stop Coverage.
Fuel economy, Safety features are to ne improved.