The Tata Xenon 2016 has been spied. This facelift of the pick-up  will be launched in India in the first half of 2017. Presently, it will be exported to other markets. The Xenon is quite popular in Australia. For all the enthusiasts, the platform of the Xenon has been updated and mostly it could be based on the X1 platform. All our sources have mentioned is that a good amount of work has been done on the Xenon platform.

Tata Xenon 2016 Design

The basic body structure of the Xenon remains the same, but it will get some styling updates such as a new front grille which will be offered in body colour. It will also get new front bumpers at the front and rear.  The fog lamp bezels are also new ones that have been redesigned. The Xenon 2016 is based on a new hydroformed chassis.

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Tata Xenon 2016 Engine

The Tata Xenon 2016 will now be getting the 2.2-litre VariCOR engine. This engine will be producing about 150bhp of power and 400Nm of peak torque. The power will be more than the previous Xenon, as the engine has undergone a major upgrade. It is now much more refined. With the dual mass flywheel, the vibrations of the engine have been reduced. The Xenon 2016 will be a lot more stylish and premium on the inside.

Tata Xenon 2016 Transmission

Tata Xenon 2016 will have a manual and even an option of an automatic. Tata has tested the Xenon with a six-speed automatic, though we can’t confirm if its for India or only for exports. The Xenon gets the ZF six-speed automatic transmission.

Tata Xenon 2016 Price

Tata Motors could spring us with a surprise. The Xenon 2016 could be priced at INR 11 lakhs to INR 14 lakhs. This one will get a lot more features and premium interiors too. The Xenon will be competing with the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross. That is only competing product in the market.

Tata Xenon 2016 Variants

Expect two variants on the Xenon. One would be a model for those who need a pick-up for rugged use and the other for premium pick-up buyers.

Tata Xenon 2016 Dimensions and Specifications

Dimensions

Length5,125mm
Width1,860mm
Height1,765mm
Wheelbase2,650mm

Specifications

Engine2.2-litre VariCOR
Power150bhp
Torque400Nm
Transmission5-speed manual/6-speed auto

 

Spy pics: Team-BHP

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