Tata Altroz Premium Hatchback Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Global NCAP Crash Tests
Tata Altroz Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Global NCAP (Photo Credits: Tata Motors)

Tata Motors is all set to launch the Altroz premium hatchback in India on January 22, 2020. Ahead of its India launch, the premium hatchback has managed to secure five-star safety ratings in the global NCAP crash test. It is important to note that the hatchback is the second model from Tata Motors to score 5-star ratings in Global NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) after Tata Nexon sub-compact SUV. With 5-star safety ratings for Altroz, the hatchback can be called as the safest hatchback in the country. Tata Altroz 2020 Hatchback Launching in India on January 22; Expected Price, Features & Specifications.

As far as the Global NCAP rating is concerned, the hatchback scored 16.13 out of 17 for adult occupant protection whereas it managed to get 29 out of 49 points for the child occupant. Notably, the hatchback achieved 3-star rating for child occupant protection. It is important to note that the hatchback is part of NCAP's Safer Cars for India programme. And, the car tested was the India-made right-hand-drive (RHD) model.

Introducing India’s Safest Car - Altroz. Awarded 5-star adult safety rating by Global NCAP. Altroz, truly #TheGoldStandard of safety. #IndiasSafestCarAltroz pic.twitter.com/PuANBJN693

Feature-wise, the Tata Altroz hatchback comes equipped with standard features like dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, selt belt reminder, rear parking sensors, ISOFIX child mounts. The test result of Global NCAP clearly mentions that the structure of the car and it foot well area remained stable with protection at neck and head areas for adult occupant was good. However, it also mentioned that the chest and calf protection for adult occupants was just adequate.

Tata Altroz Scores 5-Star Safety Rating in Global NCAP (Photo Credits: Tata Motors)

When launched, the hatchback will be seen in both petrol and diesel avatars. Both the units will be BS6 compliant. The petrol unit will be a 1.2-litre Revotron and the diesel engine will be a 1.5-litre Revotorq unit. Both the engines will come mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard.