The Mahindra KUV100 has its own set of buyers that no other car really attracts. It’s attributes of a micro-SUV with the ability of 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 and will be the car that takes on the upcoming Maruti S-Presso. The car will be launched after the Buzzard that is scheduled to come this year-end. Read further below to know more.
Tata H2X Launch
The car was supposed to be launched in 2022. But with market dynamics and demand changes, the car’s launch is preponed and will be launched in 2020. The car will be launched after the Tata Buzzard and will mostly be launched at the 2020 Auto Expo
|Tata Hornbill||Early 2020|
Tata H2X Price in India
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.
|XA||Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 5.8 lakhs|
|XM||Rs 6 lakhs to Rs 6.8 lakhs|
|XZ||Rs 7 lakhs to Rs 7.8 lakhs|
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Tata H2X 5 things to know
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 Specifications
The H2X will receive the latest engine from the Tata stable which 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, which it is internally called. It will be available in a BS6 ready tune. 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 Tata Harrier and the upcoming Tata Altroz. There is going to be a touchscreen infotainment setup with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, JBL speakers and many first in class features could include mood-lighting, cruise control and connected cars system. The H2X 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 and the H2X will want to be part of that legacy.
Tata H2X Design and Interiors
This car gets the same treatment and fascia of the Impact 2.0 language by Tata. The H2x 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, Hexa and there will be a lot of elements in the H2X from these two cars. Tata will also make sure that the car will get some styling cues from the Harrier.
Tata H2X Competition
The main competition for the upcoming H2X will be the Maruti S-Presso and the KUV100. 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.