Growling inside Movus will be an all-new VARICOR diesel engine with 2.2 litre displacement producing 120 PS max. power and 250 Nm peak torque. It is coupled to a new Concentric Sleeve cylinder – Self actuating Clutch for ensuring consistent and easy clutching effort throughout its life span. Then mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Engine warranty lasts for 3-years or 1,50,000 kms (whichever is earlier). Movus comes with 65 litres of fuel tank capacity and Tata claims best-in-segment fuel economy of 15.16 kmpl.
The re-branded Sumo gets a new rack and pinion setup for steering and long wheelbase of 2550mm, in conjunction makes the car turn with a low radius of 5.35 metres. Movus also gets a tillable power steering setup, for convenient city manoeuvring. Ground clearance measures 180mm (at no load condition).
Movus features three flexible seating options – 7,8 and 9, in front facing, side facing and Captain seats configurations. Porcelain White and Meteor Silver are the only two colours in Movus in both CX and LX variants.
Announcing the introduction of the all-new Tata Movus, Mr. Ranjit Yadav – President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, “The all-new Movus is a great proposition for large families as it is spacious, easy to maintain, economical for both short and long distances, delivering great value without compromising on comfort. As an entry-level UV, the all-new Movus, a big and reliable vehicle comes at a price point which will provide our customers with best-in-class ride quality, making it a perfect partner for every journey. The vehicle is commercially available at dealerships located in metros and select cities.”