Tata Indica V2 Diesel LS

Tata Indica V2 Diesel LS

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Rs. 4,36,000
* Delhi. May vary.

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VEHICLE SUMMARY

Name:Indica V2 Diesel
Kerb Weight:995.00 kgs
Variant:LS
Car Body Type:Hatchback
Segment:B+ Segment
Warranty:2 years/75000 kilometres

VERDICT

FOR:Affordable
Cheap spares
Spacious interiors
AGAINST:Poor build quality
Lacks refinement

OUR RATINGS

Appearance:
Comfort:
Features:
Performance:
Value for money:

PERFORMANCE AND MILEAGE

Top Speed:138 kmph
0 to 100:23.20 secs

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

Engine:1396cc
Engine Type:Diesel
Gears:5 Manual
Maximum Power:54 Bhp @ 5500 rpm
Maximum Torque:85 Nm @ 2500 rpm

DIMENSIONS & CAPACITIES

Length:3675 mm
Width:1685 mm
Height:1485 mm
Fuel Tank:37.00 litres
Wheelbase:2400.00 mm
Seating Capacity:5
Boot Space:220.00 litres
Ground Clearance:165.00 mm

Brakes & Suspension

Brakes:Front Disk, Rear Drum
Suspension:Independent Wishbone, Semi-trailing Arm

OTHER SPECIFICATIONS

Tyre Size:155/80 R13
Turning Circle:4.90 mtrs.
Body Color Bumpers:
Tachometer:
Alloys:
ORVM Indicator:
Xenon Headlamps:
Headlamp Washer:

ACTIVE AND PASSIVE SAFETY

Airbag:
Parking Sensors:
Fog Lamp:
Traction Control:
EBD:
ABS:
ESP:

COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE

AC:AC
without Climate Control
Power Windows:
Central Locking:None
Remote Boot:
Remote Fuel Filler:
Rear Wiper:
Rear Defogger:
Rear Armrest:No
Steering Adjustment
(Rake/Reach):
/
Driver Seat Adjustment:Manual
Music System:No
Leather Seats:
Door Mirror:Driver Side Manual
Tinted Glass:
Rear AC Vent:
Folding Rear Seats:
Sun Roof:
Buttons/Controls
on Steering:
Auto Wiper:
Auto Headlamp:
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Tata Indica V2 Diesel LS Review

Economical, Feature-rich and Spacious

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The production of Indica started in the year 1998 and by the august 2008 more than 9 lakh Indicas were produced. The Tata Indica V2 is available with diesel engine only and has two variants LS and LX. It has dimensions as 3675mm (length), 1685mm (width), 1485mm (height) with wheel base of 2400mm and ground clearance of 165mm. With boot space of 220 litres it has a kerb weight of 995kg.

The 1.4-liter TDi diesel engine of this hatchback makes 1396cc of displacement. The power generated by this engine is 54 bhp at 5500 rpm and the maximum torque produced is 85 Nm at 2500 rpm. It has a fuel tank capacity of 37 litres and gives an average mileage of 14 kmpl (in city) and 17.8 kmpl (on highways). It has 5-speed manual transmission gearbox with a new microprocessor based engine management system called ECU (engine control unit) that results in higher engine performance.

The front suspension is independent wishbone type McPherson strut with anti-roll bar and the rear suspension is independent semi trailing arm with coil spring mounted on hydraulic shock absorbers. The power assisted rack and pinion type steering makes minimum turning radius of 4.9 metres. The fuel tank lid and the tailgate are remotely operated. The adjustable steering column makes it easy to find a comfortable driving position. It can reach a mark of 100 kmph in 23.2 seconds and has a top speed of 138 kmph. Indica is a ultra-spacious hatchback with the legroom of 1080mm (max) and shoulder room of 1335mm. It is supported on 13-inch tubeless tyres having size 155/80 R13.

The air conditioner of Indica V2 allows heating, ventilation and air conditioning of the cabin. It is equipped with basic security features like central locking, child safety locks, seat belt warning and seat belt pre-tensioner. The advanced features like key less entry, power windows, rear defogger are available with Indica V2 LX variant only. It has dual tone beige interiors with fabric cup holders. The LX variant has leather wrapped steering wheel and gear knob. The body colored bumpers and outside rear view mirrors looks good on the car.

The instrument cluster included in the Indica has average speed and average fuel consumption indicator. It is available in four colors having names Mint White, Neo Orange, Spice Red and Jet Silver. Tata is offering 2 years or 75000 kms warranty on Indica V2. The ex-showroom price of Indica V2 LS is 4.26lakh and that of Indica V2 LX is 4.70lakh in Delhi (approx., may vary).

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