Tata Bolt is a sleek, young and trendy hatchback from Tata Motors which was launched in 2015 and it is a car worthy of customer attention. For long, the company was being expected to deliver a medium size hatch back series as it had not come with anything exciting since its Indica was launched. Bolt, by all means, is a perfect example of a mix of luxury, comfort and strength put together brilliantly. Tata had launched Bolt at the Auto Expo 2014 making it the first of Tata`s new regime change cars and Tata Motors targets to introduce similar products till 2020. Bolt is a combination of great looks, compact design, comfort, power and to top it all, it has the trust of a great company with an extraordinary commitment to customer satisfaction. If you desire to invest in a vehicle that meets class and performance, then Bolt is just the right choice for you.
Tata Bolt is available in both petrol and diesel variants. It is definitely an owner's pride and the performance it delivers makes it the best choice. It comes with the long standing history of Tata Motors and their quality. The performance of this great product is setting newer standards in the medium size car segment. The Tata Bolt is available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The Revotron 1.2-litre, 1288 cc turbocharged petrol engine delivers great power of 90 bhp, which is designed to offer three drive modes - Sport, City and Economy. The modes are driver functional depending on the place of drive and the road conditions. Therefore, mileage and fuel consumption can be monitored and controlled accordingly. The three modes allow the user to drive even in traffic and cruise on the highway with the ease of a button. The petrol version is available in Revotron XE, XM and XMS models while the Diesel version is available in Quadrajet XE, XM, XMS and XT diesel models. All models are available in 5 gear manual transmission systems but the company is most likely to deliver the automatic variant also in its sports category which would be announced real soon. The most striking feature of the Tata Bolt is that it's sleek yet powerful and the mileage offered by the petrol versions is 18 Km/h on highways making it economical in its class while the diesel variants deliver a whopping 23Km/h on highways which is perhaps one of the best in its class. Bolt`s diesel variants are fitted with a 1.3-litre diesel Quadrajet engine, designed specifically to deliver high power on diesel and is a definite edge over Tata`s original TDI engines which the company plans to do away with. Quadrajet engines available in 1248cc have been designed for efficient fuel management and greater vehicle control. This engine is a literal diesel power plant which is incorporated with a common rail based direct injection fuel supply system, which allows it to deliver a great performance in contrast to the earlier Indirect Injection system in TDI variants. The engines deliver a power of 75 PS @ 4000 rpm and produce a torque of 190 Nm @ 1750-3000 rpm.
Tata Bolt Exterior
Bolt is crafted beautifully. The car is 3825 mm in length and 1695mm wide. The excellent 1562 mm height allows comfortable seating and passengers can enjoy riding without the worry of space. The finish is wonderfully smooth and the muscular design of the body and the signature Tata design grille flow to meet the front lamps making the look all the more acoustic. The amazing front bulge on the bonnet is a head cover for the absolute raw power beneath. The car has a soft sporty drop just above the back screen making it a perfect sporty vehicle and gives it a young look. The car is very well proportioned.
The amazing sleek medium size steering is flexible and gives a smooth turn each time, perfect for tough Indian roads, also brilliant for steady highway driving. The ground clearance of 165 mm allows driving in tough road conditions. The sleek interiors are beautiful when we compare it to other cars in the same segment. The huge chrome strip running in the boot gives it an elegant look. The cabin is an all black wood finish and makes it look very sporty. The cabin space is amazingly large and makes the ride really comfortable. The slip between the seats has a mobile holding space, cup holders which have been fitted in the doors as well. The dash box is huge. It's just like having a mini boot in the front. The boot is wide enough and can even be extended by laying down the back seats creating more space by just unhinging the seats with an attached switch. The cushioning and seat suspensions are amazing. The upholstery and seat cover are trendy and modern. The knee room and head room in the rear seats is perfect for long journeys.
Tata Bolt Comfort
Tata Bolt is a brilliantly spacious Hatchback with 210 litres of Boot space and comfortable space for a 5 passenger ride. Fully equipped with powerful AC system with back seat vents and air flow regulator makes it comfortable for backseat passengers as well. Most variants offer a navigation system as well along with Bluetooth connectivity and also inbuilt speaker systems. The higher variants also offer climate control, automatic temperature controller, and touch screen audio system as well. The tubeless tires also offer a really wonderful drive without the worry of punctures and mid road problems. The rear screen wiper makes the drive all the more comfortable during rainy days. The extremely smooth medium size steering wheel offers perfect ride control and ride handling is real fun. This makes the rider super safe even in tough road conditions. It gives much more control in traffic ridden roads. The seating is mostly leather based and broad and wide to accommodate comfortable seating all through.
Bolt Safety, security and Comfort
Tata Bolt is available with the 9th generation Bosch ABS system for excellent control on the roads. The car is designed with rear seat belts for complete safety of all passengers. Most versions have the availability of Front airbags for both passengers which make the car all the safer in extreme conditions. More air bags can also be fitted as desired. The unique feature with Bolt is the speed sensing auto door locks that lock immediately once the car achieves motion and allows for security for children as well. All the windows are power operated and the control and power door child lock which is also with the driver negates the risk of children opening the doors in a moving car. The side mirrors are both power operated and can even be aligned using the alignment knob available in the driver's seat. The central locking system allows you to lock the car without coming in contact with the vehicle. Also, it buzzes if unsecured access is made by thieves or any other. The front wheels have been fitted with solid disc braking system which makes the braking far more easily and the ride much safer. The multifunctional steering also allows for better interior control as well without the driver having to move much.
Tata Bolt Mileage
Bolt runs on a powerful 1.2-litre special turbocharged petrol Revotron engine (90PS/ 140Nm) designed specifically by Tata Motors and returns a great mileage of 18 Km/h. It is also available in the 1.3 powerful Quadra jet diesel motor (75PS/ 190 Nm) which returns an excellent mileage of 23 Km/h which is considered as one the best in the segment. The best part of this car is that the engines are designed to utilise fuel super efficiently so the value for money is much higher.
The petrol version is available in three variants Revotron XE, XM and XMS and is priced at
6.10 Lakh (Mumbai ex Showroom). The diesel variety which is also in 3 categories mainly Quadrajet XE, XM and XMS are priced at
5.78 Lakh (Ex-showroom, Mumbai),
6.39 Lakh and
6.68 Lakh respectively. The car is currently available in manual transmission only. Tata is soon going to launch the Bolt Sports variant and chances are that it might be introduced with the automatic transmission system
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