Tata Indica for sale in Sri Lanka
Review, images, specifications, design and price of Tata Indica
The Indica is a hatchback which has been in production since 1998 by Tata and is considered to be the first fully developed passenger car in India. The Indica is in its second generation and both the models enjoy moderate levels of popularity in Colombo and wider Sri Lanka due to competitive pricing and its practicality as a daily runner.
Tata Indica review
Specification and fuel consumption of Tata Indica
The first generation Tata Indicas in Sri Lanka were available with either a 1.2L or 1.4L engine coupled with a manual 5-speed gear box.
The 1.2L has recorded close to 15 Km/l in the city and up to 19 km/l on the highway whereas the 1.4L engine manages close to 13km/l in the city and up to 17 km/l on long distance trips.
The second generation Tata Indica models which commenced production in 2008, came with similar drivetrain options coupled with a 5-speed gearbox which has enabled these models to hit fuel economy figures that are similar to the first generation models.
Tata Indica's Interior, Exterior Design and Features
It is a known fact that the designers responsible for the Tata Indica have been quite generous with its proportions. As a result owners enjoy more space in the Tata Indica than most of its counterparts. The design of the car is inspired by curvy design cues which are prominent in both the first and second generation models. The second generation model however seems bolder and sturdier thanks to the aggressive styling at the front.
On the options front the Tata Indica models available in Sri Lanka come with Air Conditioning, Power Shutters (on more high spec models), Power Mirrors, Power Steering and Central Locking. The high spec second generation models come with ABS, Immobilizer-Fuel-Cut off and Air Bags.
What are the best features of Tata Indica?
The cabin space and storage space alongside factors such as affordability, fuel economy, ease of use and maintenance and durability make the car standout in the hatchback market in Sri Lanka. While the Tata Indica might not be the most refined hatchback in the market it provides absolute value for money with performance figures that make it a sensible daily runner. The standard features that are included are far greater than the features offered by most of the other competing in the same price bracket which. All of these factors help the Tata Indica stand out in the Sri Lankan market as a sensible buy.
Tata Indica price in Sri Lanka
If you intend to purchase a Tata Indica in Sri Lanka you will come across both registered and brand new models sold by the agents in Sri Lanka. First generation models can be bought starting from Rs 600,000 whereas the second generation models cost between 1-1.4 Million Rupees. Brand new Tata Indica models can be purchased starting from Rs 1.6 Million through the agent.
Why you should buy a Tata Indica
The Tata Indica is a very sensible car that will give you satisfactory fuel economy figures and will also be a breeze to maintain due to the backing of the agent and the availability of parts throughout the country. It ticks all the right boxes as a budget car and if your main aim is practicality and savings. If you are not bothered by not having the highest refinement the Tata Indica will be the ideal option for you.