Stylish on the exterior, realistic on the within, Tata’s new sub-compact SUV is a rough substitute to hatchbacks.
Potential buyers aspiring to individual an SUV on a hatchback spending budget are accurately those people that Tata is targeting with its all-new ‘sub-compact SUV’ christened Punch. The enterprise is heading to lengths to drive dwelling the point that the Punch’s SUV classification isn’t a misnomer. Even nevertheless it is a entrance-wheel-drive-only model, it has been developed to acquire on the worst of Indian streets, as properly as moderate off-street trails.
Size-intelligent, it sits among the Tiago NRG cross-hatchback and the Nexon compact SUV, and with a sole non-turbo-petrol motor offering, paired with manual and automatic manual transmission (AMT) alternatives, Tata even provides on its intense selling price assure with a mouth-watering Rs five.forty nine lakh for the base variant. Costs of other variants of this sub-compact SUV overlap with greater, turbo and non-turbo-petrol compact SUVs like Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger, and even with some variants of the Tata Nexon. So, does the Punch truly punch earlier mentioned its fat? We set it as a result of our exhaustive exams to locate out.