Tata Motors said Thursday that its next subcompact SUV punch received a five-star adult safety rating to protect adult occupants in a crash test from the internationally renowned vehicle safety accreditation group Global NCAP. Stated.
According to AutoMajor, Punch, which will be released on October 18, also received a four-star rating for the safety of children’s occupants.
A 5-star indicates the highest score and a 0-star rating indicates the lowest score during a vehicle crash test.
Punch is the third car from Tata The motor received the highest crash test rating following Altros in January 2020 and Nexon in December 2018. It scored 16.45 points for adult occupant protection, surpassing the Mahindra XUV300, which has previously scored 16.42 points for adult occupant protection.
Designed in studios in India, the United Kingdom and Italy, Punch was developed to usher in a whole new category of subcompact SUVs. This is to meet the growing customer needs for smaller size but greater space, safety and performance. And function.
“SUVs are an ideal solution for Indian customers because they provide the perfect balance of performance, comfort and durability for Indian roads. Despite their compact size when developing the punch, We wanted to offer it to our overall customers. Package, ” Tata Motors president’s passenger car business Shailesh Chandra said in a statement.
He added that the carmaker is proud to offer yet another product that is considered the safest passenger car on Indian roads.
“This breakthrough achievement Tata Motors It is also evidence of the fact that the Indian automotive industry can provide the highest global standards for vehicle safety, “Chandra said.
Tata Motors Rajendra Petkar, President and Chief Technology Officer, said the result was in line with the company’s philosophy of making vehicle safety available to everyone.
“Obtaining the GNCAP 5-star vehicle program is the result of a relentless effort by a cross-functional team across the organization, including supplier partners,” he added.
Built on the latest proven Agile Light Flexible Advanced (ALFA) architecture, Punch sits below Nexon in its product lineup. It comes with a 1.2 liter petrol engine combined with both a manual and automatic transmission.
This model comes with SUV attributes such as tall seats, high ground clearance, 370 mm water wading, and traction to help you recover in off-road situations.
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