Updated Tata Safari: All You Need To Know
- The Tata safari sees a minor price revision of up to Rs. 12,000.
- It gets new features like air purifier, wireless charger and more.
- Mechanically, it remains unchanged.
The Tata Safari Gold Edition went on sale in India earlier this month and other than the gold finish on its exterior and inside the cabin, it was also updated with few more features. At the time we also knew that those new features would make it to the standard Safari range eventually and that has finally happened. So just days ahead of the Mahindra XUV700's launch, the Tata Safari is updated with new creature comforts. Here's everything you need to know about the updated Tata Safari.
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- The Tata Safari has also seen a slight upward revision in prices of up to Rs. 12,000 depending on the variant.
- The mid and top-end variants of the new Tata Safari now get additional features like and air purifier, wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Prices for the XT and XT+ variants have increased by Rs. 7,000, while the range-topping XZ, XZA, XZ+ and XZA+ trims see prices going up by Rs. 12,000.
- So ex-showroom prices for the standard Tata Safari start at Rs. 14.99 lakh, going all the way up to Rs. 22.14 lakh.
- The Tata Safari is now equipped with the air purifier from the mid-spec XT variant onwards while the higher XZ an XZA variants get wireless charger, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity options.
- Other features like auto climate control, LED DRLs, auto headlamps and wipers, power foldable wing mirrors, keyless entry and go, 18-inch alloys, tyre pressure monitor, iRA connected car tech and rear camera are standard.
- It also gets 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment, 7.0-inch part-digital instrument cluster, JBL sound system, power adjustable driver's seat, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, hill descent control and cruise control among others that remain standard on the XZ and XZA trims.
- The panoramic sunroof remains limited to the top-of-the-line XZ+ and XZA+ trims. Genuine leather ventilated seats are exclusive to the Gold Edition.
- Mechanically, there hasn't been any update on the Tata Safari. It continues with the same Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre, four-cylinder oil-burner that belts out 168 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque.
- The engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard while a Hyundai sourced six-speed torque converter automatic transmission is optional.