Tata Vista D90 Diesel VX Review
Hot Hatch!!Friday, September 20, 2013
Tata is a great name in Indian as well as International market and from time to time gave the market, some adventurous and perfectly performing machines. Tata Vista was first launched by Tata in India on August 23, 2011. It is an advanced and better vehicle than Indica and that's why surely got everyone's attention. Now, recently Tata launched an upgraded version of the hatchback as Vista D90 with diesel engine called D90 with two variants named VX and ZX+. It has been accepted very well by the market.
The exterior of Tata Vista D90 gave the advanced and stylish look with sporty front radiator grille with chrome slats and company's logo in the middle, stylish triple-barrel headlamps with Follow-Me-Home lights, stylish bonnet, body colored bumpers with chrome lining, 14-inch alloy wheels, front and rear fog lamps with chrome lining around them, infinity contrast roof, body colored rub-rails with chrome lining, premium chrome weather strip, body colored power ORVMs, chromed hood strip, body colored door handles with chrome lining, front roof antenna, chrome plated exhaust pipe, bright tail lamp cluster and mirror polished garnishing below the rear windshield. This hatch has a length of 3795mm, width of 1695mm and height of 1550mm as its dimension and has a large wheelbase of 2470mm for a stable ride. It has a good ground clearance of 165mm for a bump-free ride and has a minimum turning radius of 5.0m for easy cruising in city traffic and in tight parking spots.
The interior of Tata Vista D90 also has some striking and beautiful features which includes unlike other variants, a driver aligned dashboard, dual-toned Ebony Black and Sahara Beige color scheme, rear parcel tray, full fabric upholstery on seats, cushioned door pads with fabric inserts, storage pockets in front and rear doors, storage tray under front passenger's seat, cooled glove-box with card and pen holders, front passenger's side sun visor with vanity mirror, a powerful AC with fully automatic climate control, electric HVAC control, height adjustable driver's seat with 2-way adjustable lumbar support, power steering with tilt adjustment, adjustable front and rear headrests, 60:40 flip and 100% fold rear seats for extra space, 232 litres of boot space capacity, all four power windows with driver's side Up/Down function, a tachometer, rear defogger with intelligent wiper, illuminated ring around key-hole, light intensity adjustment for instrument cluster, front and rear power outlets, front cabin light, 7-speed front windshield wipers, remote release levers for fuel lid and tailgate, satellite navigation system, Blue 5 tech, Driver Infotainment System with Fuel consumption & Distance to Empty and Ambient Temperature Indicator, Multi Trip-meter, a digital clock, audio and phone controls on steering wheel and a 2-DIN music system with CD, USB, Radio, AUX-in, Remote, 4 speakers and 2 tweeters for VX variant and a 6.7” TFT touchscreen with DVD, CD, SD, USB, Radio, AUX-in, 4 speakers and 2 tweeters for GX+ variant.
Tata Vista D90 has a 1248cc, 1.3L, 4-cylinder, 16-valve, VGT, BS-IV compliant, Quadrajet diesel engine with a maximum power of 88.8 bhp at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque at 200 Nm at 1750-3000 rpm and has a five speed manual gearbox transmission. It has a top speed of about 160 kmph with the mileage of 19.1kmpl in the cities and 22.3kmpl on the highways in case of both VX and ZX+ variants.
Tata Vista D90 has vacuum assisted, independent dual circuit, diagonal split, and hydraulic disk brakes at front and drum brakes at rear. The suspension system is an Independent, Lower Wishbone, and MacPherson Strut with Coil Spring at front and Semi Independent, Twist Beam with Coil Spring and Shock Absorber at rear for great handling. For the utmost safety of its passengers, Tata Vista D90 has Dual front SRS Airbags, ABS with EBD, crumple zones and side impact beams, engine immobiliser, central locking with key-less entry, anti-glare interior rear view mirror, high mounted LED stop lamp, collapsible steering column, rear door child lock, front ELR seat belts and reminders in case of key-in, driver's door unlock and seat belt not tied.
Tata Vista D90 is available in 2 variants which include VX and ZX+. These are available in 5 shades which include Spice Red, Porcelain White, Jet Silver, Cavern Grey and Ultra Violet. The approx. ex-showroom, Delhi price range of Tata Vista D90 is INR 6.00-6.83 lakhs which may vary in different states. It also comes with a warranty of 2 years. Overall, Tata Vista D90 looks like a great combination of style, looks, performance, speed, fuel economy and perfect price range.