Top 6 Highlights Of Tata Altroz Dual Clutch Automatic
Tata Motors just introduced an automated version of the Altroz luxury hatchback in India. The Tata Altroz DCA or Dual Clutch Automatic, as the name suggests, is the first automobile from the home-grown automaker to feature this technology. So far, Tata automobiles have only come with an Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) or a traditional torque converter unit, including the company’s current line-up. Everything else you need to know about Tata Altroz DCA is right here.
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1. New Transmission
The innovative 6-speed dual clutch transmission has 45 patents and is the world’s first DCT with a planetary gear arrangement. The DCA model, on the other hand, is over 20 kg heavier than its manual counterpart.
The Tata Altroz DCA is only available with a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder naturally aspirated petrol engine that develops 86 bhp at 6,000 rpm and 113 Nm at 3,300 rpm. The 5-speed manual transmission is still standard on the 1.2-litre iTurbo and 1.5-litre diesel engines.
3. Notable Features
The Altroz DCA also has an Auto Park Lock feature, which automatically applies the parking brake if the driver forgets to do so before exiting the vehicle. A 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a 7.0-inch part-digital instrument cluster, keyless entry with push-button start-stop, automatic climate control, iRA rain-sensing wipers, and leatherette upholstery are just a few of the other standard amenities.
4. Available Variants
The Tata Altroz DCA is available in seven different varieties: XM+, XT, XZ, XZ(O), and XZ+, as well as #Dark edition models of the XT and XZ+. The prices start at Rs. 8.10 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.90 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
5. New Colours
The Altroz DCA is now available in a brand-new Opera Blue colorway. In addition to being available in Downtown Red, Arcade Grey, Avenue White, and Harbour Blue, the Altroz DCA will be part of the #Dark range.
6. A Gearbox For Indian Roads
With wet clutch with active cooling technology, machine learning, and shift-by-wire technology, Tata claims the new DCA gearbox is optimised specifically for Indian roads and climatic conditions. Tata’s Self-healing technology clears dust particles from the transmission system, ensuring that performance is not affected.