Tata Motors recrntly announced the launch of the new Tata Sumo Gold facelift. The updated people mover is now available at all Tata Motors showrooms across the country. The Sumo facelift was unveiled at HORIZONEXT earlier this year and as we told our readers earlier, the updated car would come with a set of visual tweaks and a 3.0 litre CR4 diesel engine.
Mr. Ankush Arora – Sr. Vice President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (Commercial), Tata Motors Ltd., said, “The new Tata Sumo Gold is the most powerful entry-level SUV, with class leading performance & features,offering the young & progressive Indian entrepreneur with a stylish, new-age vehicle that takes on any terrain with ease. The new offering is a resultof extensive consumer studies and field tests to fulfill various requirements, long-awaited by the new generation customer.”
The 3 litre CR4 engine that powers the Sumo Gold has a max power of 85 PS@3000rpm and a torque of 250NM@1000-2000rpm. Tata Motors claims that the updated vehicle is capable of hitting 60kmph from standstill in 9.3 seconds and has a fuel efficiency of 15.3 kmpl. The updated Tata Sumo Gold comes with a new high performance clutch that has better thermal stability, thereby allowing smoother gearshifts, a 30% longer life, and “1 lakh kms of tension free driving”. Fuel Filter Replacement has been improved by 50% at 45000km.
On the outside, the new Tata Sumo Gold gets a renewed front grill, updated headlight design and large 15-inch wheels. The new Sumo Gold is available in 4 new colors – Blazing Red, Twilight Grey Arctic Silver and Porcelain White.
On the inside, the Sumo has improved NVH (Noise Vibration Harshness) and a Powerful Dual AC. The car comes equipped with a music system with USB and Bluetooth connectivity, one touch power windows and an engine immobilizer.
The new Tata Sumo Gold is being offered with a warranty of 3 year / 1 lakh kms.
The new Tata Sumo Gold is available in 5 variants – GX, FX, EX, LX and CX with its price starting from Rs. 5.93 lakhs onwards (ex-showroom, New Delhi).