Tata Punch has set a new sales record in India by becoming the first SUV to surpass 100,000 units milestone within a span of just 10 months, since its launch in October 2021. The company rolled out the 1,00,000th unit of Tata Punch painted in dual tone (Blue with White roof) from its manufacturing facility in Pune.
Punch is the youngest member of Tata’s ‘New Forever’ range and comes with features such as projector headlamps with LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, rain-sensing wipers, auto-fold side mirrors, 16-inch diamond-cut alloys, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic temperature control, semi-digital instrument cluster amongst other features. Furthermore, it also includes the iRA connected car technology, which offers over 25 features, making the car a complete package for its customers.
Powered by a 1.2L petrol engine, Tata Punch delivers an outstanding fuel efficiency of 18.82 km per liter with manual, and 18.97 with AMT variant. Punch is also India’s safest sub-compact SUV with 5 Star Global NCAP rating. Offering the agility of a hatchback with the DNA of an SUV, Tata Punch has been consistently among the top 10 highest-selling cars in India. It recorded its highest ever sales in July’22 with 11,007 units.
In terms of safety Tata Punch gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, reversing camera, speed alert system, seat-belt reminder, brake sway control, and a tire puncture repair kit. Commenting on the achievement, Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director at Tata Motors said:
“We are delighted to share that Punch has achieved the 1 Lakh sales mark within a short span of 10 months. It is one of the highest selling SUV from our ‘New Forever’ portfolio. This achievement speaks highly of the strong response from customers and we are very thankful to them for their continued trust. The Punch is our second product based on the ALFA architecture and has successfully established its popularity by creating a new segment and thereby reinforcing the four core pillars of a true SUV – Stunning Design, Versatile and Engaging Performance, Roomy and Spacious Interiors and Absolute Safety.”
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