The Maruti Ignis and the Mahindra KUV100 have their own set of buyers that no other car attracts. One is a micro-SUV will the ability of a city car and the other is an SUV which is behaving like a city car. There will soon be another one. The Tata H2X is the car shown by India’s only manufacturer that turned up at the Geneva Motor Show this year. The car is a micro-SUV and will be a part of the companies ever growing SUV line-up The Tata H2X is not a surprise. We have known long enough that the car is internally being called the Hornbill. Now we want to list out 5 points that are very important and one needs to know about Tata H2X –

  • Tata will be giving this car the 1.2-litre petrol engine that is currently doing duty in the Tiago and Tigor.
  • The H2X in design will replicate the Harrier to quite an extent.
  • The car will be bigger than it’s rivals, the KUV100 and the Ignis with a length of 3840 mm, a width of 1822 mm and a height of 1635 mm. Both of its chief rivals, the Maruti Suzuki Ignis and the Mahindra KUV100 NXT are smaller than it in any of the three dimension parameters. This will make the H2X very spacious.
  • The car will be built on the companies Alfa platform on which the upcoming Tata Altroz is also built.
  • Tata will make sure that the car comes to fruition quickly. Expect an early 2020 launch.

Tata H2X front

Tata H2X Price

The H2X will be priced very competitively. It will sit below the upcoming 45X hatchback and the Tata Nexon and above the Tiago. It will be within 6 to 8 lakhs, with pricing being similar to the KUV100 and undercutting the Ignis.

Tata H2X(variants)Price
XARs 5 lakhs to Rs 5.8 lakhs
XMRs 6 lakhs to Rs 6.8 lakhs
XZRs 7 lakhs to Rs 7.8 lakhs

Tata H2X Launch

The car was supposed to be launched in 2022. But with market dynamics and demand changes, the car’s launch is pre-poned and will be launched in 2020. The car will

CarLaunch Date
Tata HornbillEarly 2020

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Tata H2X Spy Shots

The H2X from the side seams to have a huge bonnet, a tall boy design is applied to the cabin and there are also roof rails on the top, visible under the camo wrapped roof.

Tata Hornbill Spy Shots

Tata H2X Specifications

The H2X will receive the latest engine from the Tata stable. Tata is working on new engines for upcoming cars like the Harrier and others. This micro-SUV will probably get the same 1.2-litre engine as the Tata Tiago. This engine will be a great choice to be plonked down into the Hornbill. The gearbox could be the same five-speed unit. The car will come with both diesel and petrol engines.


Tata H2X Features

The H2X will borrow a lot of features from the Tata Nexon and the upcoming Tata Harrier. There is going to be a touchscreen infotainment setup with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The car will get JBL speakers. Many first in class features could include mood-lighting, cruise control and park assist. The car could also be a champion in safety with features like 4 airbags, ABS + EBD and Traction Control. Tata has recently been in the news for the high safety levels of the cars it’s producing. The Tata H2Xwill want to be part of that legacy.

Tata H2X door handle

Tata H2X Design and Interiors

This car gets the same treatment and fascia of the Impact 2.0 language by Tata. The car will be based on the Advanced Modular Platform that is going to underpin the upcoming Altroz. The interiors are too going to be made in a way that resembles the current design language of the Tata Nexon and the Tata Hexa. There will be a lot of elements in the Tata H2X from these two cars. Tata will also make sure that the car will get some styling cues from the Harrier.


Tata H2X Images

Tata H2X Competition

The main competition for the H2X will be the Ignis and the KUV100. These cars are already in the market and are catering to the masses. The H2Xwill be an interesting alternative to look at. The car will give buyers a more distinguished choice. The H2Xwill also probably be the only car in this segment with old-school SUV looks.



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