The Tata Hexa has been mildly updated for 2019, with cosmetic changes for the exteriors, along with a new infotainment system. Prices for the model had been revised upwards recently so as to avoid overlapping with Tata’s Harrier. With the update, the prices for the lower-spec XE, XM, XM+ and XMA are unchanged, though prices for the XT, XTA and XT 4x4 have increased by about Rs 20,000.
The XM, XMA and XM+ variants of the 2019 Hexa now get the Harman-sourced 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system from the Tata Tiago XZ+ that had launched at the end of last year, replacing the 5.0-inch unit that was on offer earlier. The Infotainment system gets Android Auto compatibility and comes with a 10-speaker JBL system.
Along with the larger infotainment system, the top-spec Hexa XT, XTA and XT 4x4 variants now come with dual-tone exterior finish options. The roof can be finished in either black or grey – the former can be combined with either a white, silver or grey finish, while the latter can be had with blue or bronze (brown) body paint. The interiors of these variants now also see the addition of a chrome surround for the AC vents and infotainment screen and a black finish on the lower part of the steering wheel.
The XMA and XTA variants on the updated Hexa now come with the 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels while the mid- and higher-spec manual variants – the XM, XM+, XT and XT 4x4 – get the 16-inch Charcoal Grey alloys.
Mechanically, the Hexa continues unchanged – the 2.2-litre diesel engine makes 156hp and 400Nm of peak torque and is mated to either a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission options on the higher-spec XM and XT trims. The base Hexa XE continues with the 150hp/320Nm, 2.2-litre diesel motor mated to a 5-speed manual.
While Tata is likely to discontinue the Hexa by the middle of next year (so that the brand can avoid the large investment required for the model to comply with upcoming safety and emission norms), it will continue to be the most expensive passenger vehicle in Tata’s line-up; at least until the seven-seat version of the Harrier – codenamed H7X – will arrive later this year.
|2019 Tata Hexa variant-wise prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Variants||Price (ex-showroom, Delhi)|
|Hexa XE 4x2||Rs 12.99 lakh|
|Hexa XM 4x2||Rs 14.38 lakh|
|Hexa XM+ 4x2||Rs 15.47 lakh|
|Hexa XMA 4x2||Rs 15.63 lakh|
|Hexa XT 4x2||Rs 17.04 lakh|
|Hexa XTA 4x2||Rs 18.20 lakh|
|Hexa XT 4x4||Rs 18.37 lakh|
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