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Tata Sumo Victa

Rs. 5,09,092 to Rs. 7,75,645 (ex showroom delhi)

Tata Sumo Victa Review

Tata Sumo is the multi – utility vehicle produced by India’s largest automotive company Tata Motors. Launched in 1994, it was one of the first passenger vehicles designed in India. Sumo received an extensive facelift in 2004 and was renamed as Sumo Victa in face of competition from relatively modern competitors.
 

Tata originally came with a 1948 cc engine normally diesel accomplice. Later, an option of turbocharged version of the same engine was also offered. Upon release, Tata Sumo quickly captured a major segment of utility automobile market in India and gave a tough competition to its competitors. Within three years of its launch Tata Motors sold more than 100000 of its vehicles. With all new interiors it offered the features like – tachometer, multi – functional Instrument Panel, power steering, power windows, key – less entry, clear lens multi reflector head lamps, crystal finish tail lamp cluster, anti-glare ORVMS with electronic control, LCD monitors, voice warnings, multiple trip odometers which are all either standard or available options.

Tata Sumo Victa is diesel accomplice and is quiet fuel efficient. It offers a great power and torque and gives a great drive on any kind of terrain. Available in six variants, its price ranges from 5 lakhs to 7 lakhs. With all its features and great mechanism it is a blend of style and comfort.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Mileage and Fuel Efficiency

Tata Sumo Engine Variants Mileage (City) Mileage (Highway)
3.0L, Turbocharged DI Diesel Engine  9.2 Kmpl  12.4 Kmpl
2.0L, IDI Diesel Engine  8.5 Kmpl  11.8 Kmpl


Tata Sumo Victa is diesel accomplice with two different types of engines. One is 3.0L, Turbocharged DI Diesel Engine which gives a good mileage indeed which comes out to be around 9.2 Kmpl in the city whereas 12.4 Kmpl on the highways. Another is 2.0L, IDI Diesel Engine it delivers a decent mileage of about 8.5 Kmpl in the city and 11.8 Kmpl on highways. With a decent mileage, Victa gives a fair competition to other cars of the segment making Tata Sumo Victa one of the ‘most mileage delivering cars’ in the SUV segment.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Variants and Features

Tata Sumo Victa Variants Special Features
Tata Sumo Victa DI CX  Adjustable seats with foldable rear seat option, rear seat head rest, cup holder only in front, height adjustable seat belts, fabric upholstery, halogen head lamps, internally adjustable outside rear view mirror, side and front impact beam, engine immobilizer and many more.
Tata Sumo Victa IDI CX  Same as DI CX variant but with the presence of air conditioner and absence of rear seat head rests.
Tata Sumo Victa DI LX  Same as IDI CX but with the presence of tinted glasses. Also, rear seat head rests are present in this model.
Tata Sumo Victa IDI EX  Same as IDI CX but with power steering, remote fuel lid opener, tachometer, accessory power outlet, front fog lights, body colored door handles, tail gate handles & outside rear view mirrors, wheel covers, seat belt warning, door ajar warning, central locking, power door locks and child safety lock.
Tata Sumo Victa DI EX  Same as IDI EX but with body colored bumpers.
Tata Sumo Victa DI GX  Same as DI EX but with front and rear power windows, remote trunk / boot opener, rear fog light, rear window wiper, washer  & defogger, side stepper, CD & MP3 player, AM / FM radio and front speakers and also there is an option of keyless entry.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Engine, Power and Performance

Tata Sumo Victa is only diesel accomplice and is also proved very much cost efficient. The car gives four wheel – drive with the help of its two engine variants which are fabulous at their work and give great outputs which make the car extremely fuel efficient and you won’t feel the load of expenditures on its fuel and would love to take it anywhere. It works fantastically not only while giving on – road drive but also in off – drives as wells. The emission standard in both the engine variants is of BS III.

Under the hood of Sumo Victa is a heady 3.0L, Turbocharged DI Diesel Engine, which cranks out a massive power of 70Ps @ 3000rpm and a torque of 223Nm @ 1600 – 2200rpm. All the engines are connected to the rear wheel and power is regulated by 5 – speed manual transmission.

Another engine which powers the Sumo Victa is 2.0L, IDI Diesel Engine that pumps out the great power of 68Ps @ 3000rpm and a maximum torque of 115Nm @ 2500rpm which is quite good to make the car stand at good position in its class.
 

Tata Sumo Victa Pickup and Acceleration

Tata Sumo Engine Variants Max Power Max Torque Transmission Pickup(0 – 100) Top Speed
3.0L, Turbocharged DI Diesel Engine  70 Ps @ 3000 rpm  223 Nm @ 1600 – 2200 rpm  Manual  27 secs  146 Kmph
2.0L, IDI Diesel Engine  68 Ps @ 3000 rpm  115 Nm @ 2500 rpm Manual  32 secs  134 Kmph


The powered 3.0L, Turbocharged DI Diesel Engine is well capable of churning out the power of about 70Ps @ 3000 rpm and a maximum torque of 223 Nm @ 1600 – 2200 rpm with a manual transmission that will accelerate the speed of the car from (0 – 100) Kmph in 27 secs. But the top speed that can be attained is 146 Kmph. But the 2.0L, IDI Diesel Engine can deliver a maximum power of 68 Ps and a maximum torque of 115 Nm also with the manual transmission. It can pick up from (0 – 100) Kmph in 32 secs and even attain the top speed of 134 Kmph.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Interiors and Features

It is no surprise that Sumo Victa’s interior is both, exceptionally versatile and truly comfortable. Luxury, exclusivity, comfort and unparalleled ride quality – all these are apparently the moment you’re in Sumo Victa. There is seating for nine and plenty of room for all. The console is black and has brushed silver trim. The instrument gauges are quite uncluttered and can be easily read. The cooling of the AC makes you relax and drive peacefully. The drive become worriless with the power steering like this and it gives a wonderful feeling while driving.

The front and rear power windows available in the car, increases the convenience level for you. Continuous seating in long drives can give you back ache, but with the adjustable seats like the one in Sumo Victa resist this problem and long journeys in your car are no more hectic. And to support your seating posture and give you the comfort of your bed, rear seats have headrests and armrests so that you can simply enjoy your ride while relaxing. Also the rear seats have a folding option in case, you have more luggage. It creates more space in the car for it.

Some other features like cup – holders, remote trunk / boot opener, remote fuel lid opener adds to your convenience level and you are accompanied by small necessities of yours. For your safety purpose, the height adjustable front seat belts are there which proves quite safe. The car gets its rich luxurious look from the surrounding fabric upholstery which adds elegance to the interiors of the Tata Sumo Victa. The fabric door trims perfectly matches the interiors and raise the standard of the car.

Next is the instrument panel and the car designers have not forgotten to put their brilliance of mind in its making even. It displays information about many things by the available features like the tachometer, electronic trip – meter digital odometer, accessory power outlet & low fuel warning light. The glove compartment placed right in the centre of the front console is quite eligible to hold things like file, important papers etc.

Designers have also taken well care of your entertainment necessity and thus provided an integrated and advanced stereo system in the car which can allow you to play music in any format and enjoy it according to your choice. The stereo contains the CD player, MP3 player, AM / FM radio, with the speakers in the front. This will let you enjoy your drive more and give a peace of mind.

Also the interiors offer the safety and security features that are very important at the time of serious emergencies. The interiors have the presence features like of central locking, child safety lock, and power door locks that keeps you tension – free when you are in the car. The front and rear seat belts prevent you from getting seriously injured at the time of sudden impact and to remind you of these seat belts there is a seat belt warning indicator which never lets you to be careless and also to follow safety rules. If the doors are not shut properly the door ajar warning feature alerts you of it. In all you can say that the car is a complete package that offers you with everything you desire from it.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Exteriors and Features

Tata Sumo Victa with its chiseled shoulder line complement muscular flared wheel arches & sills. Rich chrome styling for an imposing & impressive grille gives the car a good look. Body colored bumpers, door handles and tail gate handles impresses everyone who looks at it. Its internally adjustable left & right Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVM) make it easy to adjust them accordingly. Body colored door mirrors; tinted glass windows give it a luxurious look. The snug halogen head lamps and the round edges give the car the racy spirited looks and you just can’t keep yourself away from such a car. The availability of front and rear fog lamps help you to see through the densest of fog on a bad weather day.

To ensure that you get a clear rear view, there are rear window wiper and washer and also there is rear window defogger which helps you to have a clear rear view in the foggiest weather even. Enhancing the looks of the exteriors are the wheel covers, side stepper and integrated antennas. Not only interiors but even exteriors even offer great safety measures. The tough structure given to the car is the first attempt of the designers to make it safe. Then are the antiglare rear view mirror that even works on providing clear vision, the side and front impact beam are even quite helpful and lastly the feature of keyless entry also adds to it.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Driving and Handling

When you think of buying a car, the first thing you want is that it should give you a smooth drive and also it should be easy to handle. Then one should know about the suspensions and brakes in the car which play a major role in maintaining your drive. With these of a best quality in a car you don’t need any test drive to check the ease of driving. The car makers have given their best at this even. Tata Sumo gives a four wheel drive which is supported by the work of suspensions and lets you grip on the slipperiest of road and balances the car and prevents the accident or collision. It does not let the car skid even in the emergency situation. Its rear parabolic leaf spring suspension offers exceptional ride comfort and durability with the independent suspension in front.

It is especially tuned for the roads of India to give you unparalleled ride quality. The disc brakes in front and the rear drum brakes with the Anti – lock Braking System (ABS) assist the drive and don’t let the car lose its balance on the road when the brakes are applied immediately and in a very short notice. With a suspension so firm and brakes so strong; together with the super responsive control of the power steering, Victa succeeds completely in delivering a softer, smoother, comfortable and an effortless drive. Also the car is said to have a low maintenance cost which further cuts down the need of refinement and makes it a one-time investment which again helps make the car a charm for the not so sophisticated Indians.

 

Safety features in Tata Sumo Victa

Tata Sumo Victa is well equipped with all active and passive safety features which you expect from the car of this range. With the set of advanced safety features, Tata Sumo Victa is designed to let you enjoy your drive without any worry. The top model comes with ABS (Anti – lock Braking System) which does not let you lose balance on the slipperiest of road or at the time of sudden impact. The tyres even provide the accurate friction and maintain the drive. The fog lamps even works as the safety feature and lets you have a clear vision even in the foggiest days to avoid collision and have a safe drive. Working on to give clear vision, the features like rear window wiper, washer & defogger are even counted in the list of safety features.

Not only the exteriors but also the interiors of the car also include some safety features. The SRS Airbags on the driver’s side are very much helpful and effective at the time of a sudden impact thus protecting the driver not to collide and prevent injuries. The front and rear seat belts even resist you from falling forward by providing great force and thus work as a safety feature. The anti – theft alarm system is there to give you a fresh level security wherever you may go.

The car even has the usual and very common Day and Night Rear View Mirror, Passenger Side Rear View Mirror, seat belt warning, fog lamps in the front, disc brakes at all four wheels, engine immobilizer, door ajar warning, central locking, power door locks and child safety lock.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Accessories

Tata Sumo Victa’s top model comes fully loaded with most of the accessories and accessibility features, however many add ons are customizable as well, with respect to the needs of the owner. The Fitted Accessories include CD & MP3 player, AM / FM radio and front speakers. Keyless entries with several other remote controls are some other accessories that come in the stock with the car.

 

Tata Sumo Victa Conclusion

Tata Sumo Victa has features that not only enhances it but also make it comfortable and gives an effortless drive. Tata Sumo Victa offers Luxury, Comfort, Utility and Performance all together as in a one-time investment and hence will be a benchmark in the years to come for Tata Motors.

Tata Sumo Victa Variants

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Tata Sumo Victa Diesel
Price (ex showroom)
Engine Details
Mileage
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2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

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1995cc , Diesel

8.5 kmpl (City)
11.8 kmpl (Highway)

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2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

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2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

*Full Floor carpet *Stylized Side Foot steps *Full Centre console
1995cc , Diesel

8.5 kmpl (City)
11.8 kmpl (Highway)

*Low Fuel Warning Light
2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

*Air Conditioner *Tinted Glass
2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

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1995cc , Diesel

8.5 kmpl (City)
11.8 kmpl (Highway)

*Power Steering *Tachometer *Central Locking *Engine Immobilizer
2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

*Power Steering *Soft wheel steering wheel *Front Courtsey lamp
2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

*Rear Window Defogger *Power Windows (Front & Rear) *Music System with 4 Speakers *Central Locking *Keyless Entry *Engine Immobilizer
2956cc , Diesel

9.2 kmpl (City)
12.4 kmpl (Highway)

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