The SUV from tata, cheaper than 6 lakhs, broke the sweat of Hyundai creta, gives 19km mileage and great safety
The country’s leading automaker Tata Motors is one of the few brands that are registering rapid growth despite the slowdown in the market. The biggest reason for this is the company’s vehicle lineup, which has now completely changed. Apart from this, the company’s entry in almost every segment and aggressive marketing has also given a high level of sales charge. In the last February, the Hyundai Creta has given a tremendous competition, registering record-breaking sales of Tata’s cheapest SUV Punch.
Although these two vehicles are of different size segments, but the way Punch has made its mark among the customers, it is clear that it is a long race horse. If we look at the sales figures, in the last February, where Hyundai has registered a total of 9,606 units of Creta, while 9,592 units of Tata Punch have been sold. There is a difference of only 14 units between these two, which is very minor. The sales of Creta are down by 23% over the corresponding month of last year as against 12,428 units in the month of February last year.
The Sport Utility segment is fast growing in the country and Tata Nexon has emerged as the best performing model in this segment. It has become the best selling SUV in the country in the month of February, during which a total of 12,259 units have been sold. At the same time, Hyundai Venue has become the second best selling SUV with 10,212 units and the third best selling SUV with 9,606 units. A total of 9,592 units of Tata Punch were sold and it has been the fourth best selling SUV. The Maruti Brezza, once a segment leader, is in its worst form, reaching the fifth position with just 9,256 units.
Top 5 best selling SUVs in the country in February 2022:
How is the new Tata Punch:
Tata Punch is the cheapest SUV model sold by the company. Coming in a total of four trims Pure, Adventure, Accomplished and Creative variants, the company has launched this micro-SUV with an introductory price. Its price ranges from Rs 5.64 lakh to Rs 9.18 lakh. It is reported that the company may increase its price next month. This 5-seater SUV has also been made for safety, it has got a 5 star rating in the Global NCAP crash test.
The company has used a 1.2-litre petrol engine in it, which generates 86PS of power and 113Nm of torque. On the lines of Altroz, it has also been given a 5-speed manual and automatic gearbox. The special thing about this SUV is that it has been given a ground clearance of 187mm.
As far as features are concerned, it has a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, semi-digital instrument cluster, automatic air condition (AC), automatic headlight and wipers, cruise control, electronic brakeforce distribution (EBD) with anti Features like Lock Braking System (ABS), Brake Assist, Rear Parking Camera are provided. In general, this SUV gives a mileage of up to 19 kmpl.