Tata Motors has launched its Movus utility vehicle in India at Rs 6.99 and 7.29 lakh for its CX and LX variants, respectively(ex-Delhi). Both the alternatives are available in the seven, eight and nine-seater configurations.
Tata claims that the Movus is a spacious, comfortable and reliable family vehicle with fuel efficiency and low running costs that make it extremely economical for the customer. The UV packs in three rows of seats with flexible seating options, comprising of front facing, side facing and captain seats, depending on the configuration chosen. The wheelbase of 2550mm, Tata claims, also greatly influences the cabin room and legroom. Powering the Movus is the tried and tested 2.2-litre Varicor diesel engine which generates power figures of 120PS and 250Nm. The task of conveying the power to the wheels is handled by a five-speed manual transmission. Tata claims that the fuel efficiency figure is 15.16kmpl. The big utility vehicle is equipped with an independent double wishbone with coil springs at the front and a parabolic leaf spring-suspension at the rear to help negotiate uneven surfaces with ease.
There are some ¬†mechanical enhancements added to the car which include a new rack and pinion system for the power steering and a new concentric sleeve cylinder which reduces clutch effort for a better driving experience.
Tata is offering a three year or 1,50,000kms engine warranty, whichever comes earlier, on the Movus. Customers can choose from two colours- porcelain white and meteor silver.
At the launch of the Movus, Ranjit Yadav, president, passenger vehicle business unit, Tata Motors,¬†said, ‚ÄúThe all-new Movus is a great proposition for large families as it is spacious, easy to maintain, economical for both short and long distances, delivering great value without compromising on comfort. As an entry-level UV, the all-new Movus, a big and reliable vehicle comes at a price point which will provide our customers with best-in-class ride quality, making it a perfect partner for every journey. The vehicle is commercially available at dealerships located in metros and select cities.‚ÄĚ
Tata Motors launches the all-new Movus
|¬∑ The all-new Movus comes with a host of flexible seating options with front facing, side-facing and Captain seats in the 7, 8 & 9-seater variants
¬∑ Powered by the all-new VARICOR 2.2 litre engine delivering 120 PS power and 250 Nm torque with best-in-segment mileage of 15.16 kms / litre
¬∑ Ground clearance of 180 mm (unladen condition)
¬∑ Fuel tank capacity of 65 litres
¬∑ Low cost of servicing & low cost of ownership
¬∑ Optimized body weight for lesser wear & tear on parts for better Fuel efficiency & drivability
¬∑ New 260 dia Concentric Sleeve cylinder ‚Äď Self actuating Clutch ‚Äď for reduced & constant clutch effort throughout its life
¬∑ New Rack & Pinion Steering system
Mumbai, May 06, 2014: Tata Motors today launched the all-new Movus UV (Utility Vehicle), a spacious and comfortable family vehicle, with optimum performance, making it a perfect companion for every journey. Big on savings too, the all-new Movus is an entry-level UV, which is fuel efficient and easy to maintain, with the lowest running cost.
Announcing the introduction of the all-new Tata Movus, Mr. Ranjit Yadav ‚Äď President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said, ‚ÄúThe all-new Movus is a great proposition for large families as it is spacious, easy to maintain, economical for both short and long distances, delivering great value without compromising on comfort. As an entry-level UV, the all-new Movus, a big and reliable vehicle comes at a price point which will provide our customers with best-in-class ride quality, making it a perfect partner for every journey. The vehicle is commercially available at dealerships located in metros and select cities.‚ÄĚ
The all-new Movus has been specifically designed to satisfy the needs of driveability, maneuverability and fuel efficiency in city travel and long haul journeys.
Powered by the acclaimed high performance 2.2L VARICOR engine, the all-new Movus is engineered to deliver optimal performance in both city and highway conditions, with a power of 120 PS and torque of 250 Nm. With best-in-segment pick-up and mileage of 15.16 kms/litre, the all-new Movus has a high uptime, with lowest cost of operations and an engine warranty of 3-years or 150,000 kms. Fitted with Independent Double Wishbone with coil springs in the front and Parabolic Leaf Spring-type suspension for the rear wheels, the all-new Movus can negotiate uneven surfaces with ease. The vehicle also has a large fuel tank of 65 litres and high load carrying capability.
With a ground clearance of 180 mm, entry and exit of passengers in the all-new Movus is easy too. Designed with a long wheelbase of 2550 mm, the vehicle is comfortable and spacious with three row seating, available with flexible seating options in the 7, 8 and 9 configuration with front facing, side-facing and Captain seats. The vehicles low-turning radius of 5.35 meters, with a tiltable power steering system, makes it easy to drive in traffic conditions.
The starting price of the all-new Movus is at INR 6.99 lacs (ex-showroom, Delhi) and comes with an enhanced 3-year or 150,000 kms engine warranty (whichever is earlier). The vehicle is available in Porcelain White, Meteor Silver in its two variants - CX & LX.
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