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100,000th unit of Tata Punch rolls out of plant in simply 10 months | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Tata offered 11,007 models of the Punch in July 2022.

Tata has simply rolled off the 100,000th unit of its Punch micro SUV from its facility in Pune. This feat was achieved in simply 10 months because the Punch hit the market in October final 12 months. The SUV has additionally recorded a gross sales determine of 11,007 models in July 2022. This implies Tata offered round 10,000 models a month on common.

Though not precisely in the identical section, the Punch has outsold its nearest rivals by a good margin. To place issues into perspective, the Renault Kiger achieved the 50,000 models manufacturing milestone in July 2022, virtually 18 months after it was launched right here, whereas Nissan achieved an analogous feat with the Magnite in 15 months. This makes the Punch the quickest SUV to attain this feat in India.

The Punch has been a hit for Tata, regardless of its beginning value – Rs 5.97 lakh – being near fashions from a section above, going as much as Rs 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom) for its top-of-the-line Kaziranga variant.

An element that may absolutely have gained it some consumers is the 5-star security score of Tata Punch within the International NCAP crash checks. The Magnite and Kiger have a 4-star security score in GNCAP crash checks.

Tata Punch: powertrain and options

Powering the Punch is an 86hp, 113Nm, 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine that may be had with both a 5-speed guide or an AMT gearbox. You possibly can take a look at the real-world gas effectivity of the Punch guide and AMT right here.

The highest-spec Artistic trim packs a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a 7-inch semi-digital instrument cluster, rearview digital camera, computerized projector headlamps, LED daytime working lamps, computerized local weather management, rain-sensing wipers and 16-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels. 

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