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2021 Tata Punch review, road test

Stylish on the outdoors, functional on the inside, Tata’s new sub-compact SUV is a rough alternate to hatchbacks.

Prospective buyers aspiring to very own an SUV on a hatchback finances are specifically all those that Tata is targeting with its all-new ‘sub-compact SUV’ christened Punch. The corporation is going to lengths to push house the point that the Punch’s SUV classification is not a misnomer. Even however it is a entrance-wheel-push-only model, it has been built to acquire on the worst of Indian roads, as properly as gentle off-road trails.

Size-sensible, it sits involving the Tiago NRG cross-hatchback and the Nexon compact SUV, and with a sole non-turbo-petrol motor providing, paired with manual and automatic manual transmission (AMT) options, Tata even provides on its intense price guarantee with a mouth-watering Rs five.49 lakh for the base variant. Prices of other variants of this sub-compact SUV overlap with bigger, 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 definitely punch over its body weight? We set it as a result of our exhaustive checks to uncover out.