Tata Punch – CNG 2024

Summary

The leading name Tata industry in the Indian automotive industry continues to push boundaries with its innovative offerings. The Tata Punch is a prime example of the company’s commitment to providing eco-friendly mobility solutions without compromising on performance, convenience, & Safety. The Tata Punch secures its position as India’s best-selling car for the second consecutive month. It sold 19,158 units in April.

Surprisingly, it surpasses popular models from Tata Nexon, & Hyundai Creta to claim this title, showcasing the growing preference for this homegrown micro-SUV. This achievement marks, The Tata Punch as the leading car in India for March 2024 as well, with 17,547 units sold indicating a notable increase in sales compared to the previous month. Available and also sold in both internal combustion engine (ICE) & electric vehicle (EV) variants the Tata Punch offers versatile options to cater to diverse consumer needs.

Features

The Puch is Built on the ALFA – (Agile, Light, Flexible, Advanced) architecture, which also underpins the Tata Altroz. The Punch boasts a robust foundation, earning it a prestigious 5-star safety rating from the Global NCAP. Equipped with a CNG Powertrain, the Punch offers an array of advanced features, including a voice-assisted electric sunroof, automatic projector headlamps, sleek LED daytime running lights (DRLs), stylish 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, & a cutting-edge 7-inch infotainment system by Harman.

This system supports seamless connectivity with Android Auto & Apple carPlay. Ensuring a connected driving experience Additionally, The Punch comes with convenient rain-sensing wipers & a height-adjustable driver seat, enhancing comfort and convenience for occupants.

Tata Punch

Tata Punch
Tata Punch

Performance

The ICE variant features a robust 1.2-litre Revotron petrol Engine, delivering 88-PS of maximum power & 115Nm of peak Torque. It offers flexibility, choosing between a 5-speed Manual Transmission or a 5-speed Automated Manual Transmission (AMT). In addition, there’s a CNG option generating 73-PS & 103Nm paired with a 5-speed Manual Transmission & equipped with twin gas fuel tanks. The Tata Punch EV price ranges from Rs. 10.99/- lakh to Rs. 15.49/- lakh (ex-showroom). The electric SUV offers a standard variant with a 60kW Motor producing 114Nm of Torque, a 25kWh Battery pack, & a claimed range of 315km (MIDC).

Beyond its impressive Power & Agility, the Punch CNG’s performance is underscored by its eco-friendliness. With reduced emissions & lower carbon footprint compared to conventional Petrol or Diesel Engines. The Punch CNG aligns with modern sustainability goals without compromising on driving excitement or performance excellence.

There’s also a long-range variant featuring a 90kW motor, 190Nm of torque, a 35kWh battery pack, and an impressive claimed range of 421km (MIDC). On the other hand, the ICE version is priced between Rs 6.13 lakh and Rs 10.20 lakh (ex-showroom), catering to a wide range of budget preferences. Competing with models like the Hyundai Exter, Renault Kiger, and Nissan Magnite.

The Tata Punch has carved a niche for itself in the fiercely competitive compact SUV segment. Alongside the Tata Nexon, it serves as a volume driver for Tata Motors, recording sales of 170,076 units in FY24. At this pace, the Tata Punch is poised to surpass the 200,000 units annual sales milestone in FY25, underscoring its growing popularity and market dominance.

Safety and Comfort:

As we know very well safety remains a top priority for Tata Motors & the Punch CNG is no exception. The vehicle boasts a robust build quality & has undergone rigorous testing to ensure compliance with safety standards. Features such as Rain-Sensing Wipers and a height-adjustable driver seat further enhance comfort and convenience for both the driver and passengers, making every journey a pleasurable experience.

Specification

FeatureDescription
ArchitectureALFA (Agile, Light, Flexible, Advanced)
Torque103Nm@3250rpm
Max Power72.41bhp@6000rpm
Fuel Tank  Capacity60 L
Ground Clearance Unladen187 mm
Boot Space210 L
Engine1199 cc
Seating Capacity5
Safety RatingFive-star rating from Global NCAP
PowertrainCNG-powered
SunroofVoice-assisted electric sunroof
HeadlampsAutomatic projector headlamps
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)LED DRLs
Wheels16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels
Infotainment System7-inch Harman system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
WipersRain-sensing wipers
Driver SeatHeight-adjustable

Conclusion

The Tata Punch’s consecutive triumph as India’s best-selling car reflects its winning combination of performance, affordability, & versatility, cementing its position as a formidable contender in the automotive landscape.¬† the Tata Punch CNG exemplifies Tata Motors’ commitment to innovation & sustainability. With its efficient powertrain, versatile features, & advanced technology. It sets a new benchmark for eco-friendly mobility in India’s bustling urban landscape.

 

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