The recently launched Tata Harrier, which came in at a base price of Rs.12.69 lakhs took over the Tata Hexa as the company’s flagship model. However, Tata Motors has now hiked prices of the Hexa to Rs.12.99 lakhs, higher than the Harrier by Rs.42,000, thus once again making the Hexa the company’s flagship model.
There are reasons behind this price hike, for the Tata Hexa which is now positioned between the Harrier and the upcoming Tata 7 seater variant, called H7X as on date.
The Tata Harrier and Hexa vary in positioning with the Harrier being a lifestyle SUV as against the more family oriented Tata Hexa. The price hike on Tata Hexa varies according to variants XE, XM/XMA, XM+ and XT/XTA/XTA4X4 with the base trim getting a price hike of Rs.42k while the rest of the variants carry a uniform price hike of Rs.19k.
Tata Hexa boasts of massive dimensions. It stands 4,788mm in length, 1,903mm in width and 1,791mm in height. It gets a 2,850mm wheelbase, ground clearance of 200mm and turning radius of 5.75 meters. Its safety feature list ranges from ABS and EBD to engine immobilizer, Central Locking, Child Safety Lock, Power Door Lock and Headlamp Beam Adjuster apart from Side Airbags, Brake Assist, Hill Assist, Electronic Stability Program, Traction Control Automatic Headlamps and Rain Sensing Wipers.
The Hexa sits on 19” alloy wheels and gets smoked headlamps along with LED DRLs. Its interiors sport Benecke-Kaliko upholstery, 8 color options for ambient mood lighting and a 10 speaker JBL sound system. Driver’s seating is 8 way adjustable.
The Tata Hexa is powered by Varicor 320 and Varicor 400 2.2 litre diesel engine options. It offers 156 PS power and 400Nm torque mated to a 6 speed manual and 6 speed automatic transmission. It also gets AWD system with a 6 speed manual transmission. The Hexa has an ARAI-tested fuel efficiency figure of 17.6kmpl and rivals the likes of Toyota Innova Crysta, Mahindra XUV500 in the country.