New Tata Xenon (facelift) expected to launch in festive season

Posted on: Jul 12, 2016 - 12:38pm IST

May get minor cosmetic upgrades and engine tweaks.

Zigwheels reports that Tata could introduce a facelift for the Tata Xenon pick-up in the festive season. It could get minor cosmetic upgrades and engine tweaks.

Tata Xenon XT 2.2 front three quarter at the 2015 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show
The facelifted Xenon could get minor cosmetic upgrades and engine tweaks.

Given that the Delhi NCR has a ban on diesel-powered cars with engines displacing over 2000 cc, Tata could introduce a sub 2.0L diesel engine for products that offer the 2.2L VARICOR turbodiesel unit, which includes the Tata Xenon. As for the 3.0 common rail turbodiesel engine, it could get slight engine tweaks for better refinement and fuel efficiency.

Details on the cosmetic tweaks are also scarce. It could feature a new front bumper design, revised grille and headlamps and new wheel cap designs and could include an Harman infotainment system.

Tata Xenon 150N-Xplore 4WD interior at 2014 Thailand International Motor Expo
The report also states that the top-end grade of the Xenon could get a longer list of features.

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Tata’s next product launch is the flagship Tata Hexa crossover. Expected to launch either this month or in August, the Hexa will serve as the replacement for the Tata Aria.

Tata Xenon XT 2.2 – Image Gallery

[Source: Zigwheels]

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