Tata Hexa’s Impressive Built Quality Saves Passengers In A Huge Shunt


Tata Motors has advertised a lot about the built quality of Hexa and when you are driving you will get to feel the solidness of the vehicle

Safety features are the most important aspect in a vehicle. If something goes wrong, they might be the deciding factor whether keeping us alive or not. Currently most of the passenger vehicles come with advanced safety features like dual airbags, ABS, EBD, body structure with impact absorption, crumple zone, side impact protection and the list goes on.

However, the basic safety feature for any vehicle is its body shell. But in the recent times, In some cases, more importance for fuel efficiency rather than safety will make the vehicles vulnerable during accidents. Some manufacturers stick to the tradition of building strong cars rather than going for outright efficiency.

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Tata-Hexa-crashed-on-highway-2Tata Motors has advertised a lot about the built quality of Hexa and when you are driving you will get the solid feel for the vehicle. Apart from a good body shell which is made from strong materials, the Hexa also comes with several standard safety equipment.

In a real life incident which happened in Hyderabad, the family was travelling in a Hexa on a highway at speed of 110 kmph and during a sudden tyre burst, the driver lost control. Unfortunately, the Hexa hit the divider on the driver side but the excellent body quality and impact absorption helped the passengers and they are all safe.

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Tata-Hexa-crashed-on-highway-3The passenger shell remained intact and the impact force was absorbed by front crumple zone. This incident evidently proves that the Hexa has a sturdy build. Tata Hexa is the successor of Aria and it is one of the newer models from the company based on the latest Impact design philosophy. Tata Motors is offering Hexa in both two wheel and four wheel drive options.

Tata Hexa is powered by 2179 cc diesel engine producing 154 bhp of power at 4,000 rpm and 400 Nm of torque at 1,700 rpm. This engine is mated to 6 speed manual and automatic gearbox options. The Hexa returns 14.4 Kmpl (ARAI) and it is priced between Rs. 12.49 lakh and Rs. 17.89 lakh (Ex-Showroom, Delhi).