Tata's most awaited upcoming cars in India, the Blackbird will be positioned between Tata Nexon and Harrier. The Tata Blackbird will come to challenge the Hyundai Creta and other SUVs in the compact SUV segment. Tata Blackbird is expected to hit it big with brand new design, utmost safety like other Tata cars have been doing.
It seems like the home-grown auto giant doesn’t ease their fierce eyes on the SUV segment. Apart from the updated Harrier and its 7-seater iteration – Tata Safari. The automaker is looked at the introduction of the new compact SUV which will compete in the premium SUV against the Hyundai Creta.
The Tata Blackbird compact SUV is one of the most-awaited upcoming Tata cars in the Indian market. The new Blackbird is set to enter the domestic space in the not-too-distant future. It is slotted between the Tata Nexon sub-compact SUV and the Tata Harrier.
Although the premium compact SUV is not crowded and prosperous as the sub-4m SUV segment, this space welcomes a huge band of fan-followers and garner stable sales numbers month in month out. Even though Tata remains tightlipped on the launch of the Tata Blackbird, rumours have it that the Tata Blackbird launch date will be towards the end of 2021, given that the pandemic slows down.
Many speculations have been made on the new Tata SUV codenamed Blackbird while we’ve seen a slew of rendered images of the same. The catalogue of Tata models are going pretty well in recent months so we do expect that within the entry of this new car, the company will scale to a new heights. Once launched, the Tata Blackbird will pose a major threat to the Hyundai Creta which is currently leading the compact SUV segment.
It is predicted that the Tata Blackbird price will be higher than that of Tata Nexon and less than Tata Harrier. Currently, the Tata Nexon is being priced at around Rs 7.09 – 12.79 Lakh (ex-showroom) while the Tata Harrier is going on sale in between Rs 13.99 – 20.45 Lakh (ex-showroom).
Since Tata has been going aggressively with the prices of its newer model, not to mention that it’s a made-in-India SUV, the Tata Blackbird will have a competitive edge over its rivals in the competition. Considering the fact that Tata cars are looking prettier and safer and doing better in terms of performance, the Tata Blackbird is highly likely to come with the same formula, making it a more value for money SUV offering.
Speaking about the highlight features of the Tata Blackbird, information is still scarce at this point. However, some top-notch new features might be the car’s USP and help it capable enough to beat the features-packed Hyundai Creta.
Unveiled at the Auto Expo 2020, the Tata Blackbird features include a large touchscreen infortainment system with Android Auto, Apple Carplay, Mirrorlink, digital instrument cluster along with multiple safety features.
The engine specification of the Tata Blackbird is not revealed but it could get a BS-VI 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine sourced from the Tata Nexon but for a higher state of tune. There could be another 1.5-litre diesel engine on offer as well.
It appears that the Tata Blackbird is worth waiting if you are not in a hurry to buy a car as an urgent mean of transportation. The speculations around the Tata Blackbird is extremely impressive and it’s highly expected to rule the SUV market if launched. However, do note that Tata hasn’t made any official confirmation on the launch of the Blackbird and given the current Covid-19 crisis, the launch of the Tata Blackbird could be delayed further. For a true Tata’s fanboy, still, the Blackbird is worth waiting for. Stay tuned with IndianAutosBlog for the latest update on the Tata Blackbird launch date, Tata Blackbird price and more details.