Manufactured by Tata Motors, Vista is a stylish hatchback designed for people who prefer a spacious and comfortable vehicles. The manufacturer covers vehicles in almost all the segments for a huge customer base. It is offered in three variants LX, LS and VX Tech that offers the technology and thrill which is unbeatable from any other car in the segment. Tata Vista is considered as one of the best hatchback cars that deliver performance oriented mileage and fuel economy. An electric version of Indica Vista has also been introduced which can travel to 200 km after its full electric motor. The latest variant which was introduced in lieu with the ongoing model is Vista D90 Xtreme Concept that offers more power and better dynamics than the foregoing model.
Popular for its fuel economy, Tata vista offers 1.3-litre DOHS 4 cylinder Petrol/Diesel engine which delivers the proficient output of 90 PS at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 116 Nm at 4750 rpm. The engine is further combined with the 5-speed manual transmission system and all the four wheels are supported with Independent and Semi-independent for the front and rear wheels respectively. The variants LX, LS and VX Tech delivers same power with the fuel tank capacity of 37-litres. On the highway, it returns 20km/l and 15km/l in the city. However, Tata has altered the engine and improved the NVH levels for the latest model.
The exterior view of Tata Motors is dominated by a front view that has follow-me-home headlamps that stay on for a few seconds after one walks away from the car. This convenient feature helps you in guiding your way to your door at night. Underneath the headlights exists fog lamps (front and rear) for greater visibility in winters. The black roof top is available in VX trim with Spicy Red body shade. The rear part has body coloured bumpers which have chrome lining on both door handles and fog lamps too. The car offers a decent dimensional figure with the length of 3850mm, a width of 1695mm and height of 1550mm with the ground clearance of 165mm.
The interior welcomes you with significant changes in contrast with the forerunner. The quality of plastics used in the latest model is revamped from a hard touch and is situated in a sports beige and black color scheme that gives the car a spacious and luxurious feel. The VX model is integrated with an audio system that supports USB and Aux with Bluetooth connectivity. The instrument cluster is sorted and well-ordered which makes it easy to operate while driving. The top two trim also features Lumbar Support Adjustment and high adjustment for the driver seat along with a tilt-adjustable steering wheel. The seats for front and rear passengers are spacious for 5 passengers. However, the boot space for Vista sadly measures to 232-litres only but one can use split folding seats in a ratio of 60:40 for extra space. Additionally, it also offers convenient features like storage pockets, glove box, vanity mirror, card & Pen holder, and power socket for front and rear passengers.
Well known for its fuel efficiency, Tata Indica Vista also offers decent safety and braking features for its customers. The Anti-lock braking system with electronic brake force distribution system helps in maintaining the traction control while applying emergency brakes. Additionally, it is equipped with brake assist system, electronic stability program and hill hold control system. Tata in all its products gives safety a top most priority and hence also offers Engine Immobilizer which is an anti-theft system that prevents the engine from running through the other key. The Anti-Glare interior rear-view camera, rear door child locks, door, and seat belt reminder are some of the other convenient features that help in ensuring the ultimate safety of the passengers while traveling.
The car offers low cost of running and high fuel efficiency with a sporty look. The engine on the other side is quite noisy with average handling capability but from the onset, it offers good value for money especially the diesel variant.