2021 Tata Punch review, road test

Stylish on the outside the house, useful on the inside of, Tata’s new sub-compact SUV is a hard substitute to hatchbacks.

Customers aspiring to own an SUV on a hatchback funds are specifically people that Tata is concentrating on with its all-new ‘sub-compact SUV’ christened Punch. The business is likely to lengths to generate dwelling the issue that the Punch’s SUV classification isn’t a misnomer. Even even though it is a entrance-wheel-generate-only design, it has been built to choose on the worst of Indian roadways, as well as mild off-road trails.

Sizing-clever, it sits between the Tiago NRG cross-hatchback and the Nexon compact SUV, and with a sole non-turbo-petrol engine providing, paired with guide and automatic guide transmission (AMT) selections, Tata even provides on its aggressive selling price promise with a mouth-watering Rs 5.49 lakh for the base variant. Costs of other variants of this sub-compact SUV overlap with greater, turbo and non-turbo-petrol compact SUVs like Nissan Magnite and Renault Kiger, and even with some variants of the Tata Nexon. So, does the Punch truly punch previously mentioned its bodyweight? We place it by way of our exhaustive assessments to locate out.