The Tata Safari is updated with new creature comforts and has also seen a slight upward revision in prices of up to Rs. 12,000 depending on the variant.
The Tata Safari Gold Edition went on sale in India earlier this month and other than the gold finish on its exterior and inside the cabin, it was also updated with few more features. At the time we also knew that those new features would make it to the standard Safari range eventually and that has finally happened. So just days ahead of the Mahindra XUV700’s launch, the Tata Safari is updated with new creature comforts and has also seen a slight upward revision in prices of up to ₹ 12,000 depending on the variant.
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The mid and top-end variants of the new Tata Safari now get additional features like and air purifier, wireless charging, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Prices for the XT and XT+ variants have increased by ₹ 7,000, while the range-topping XZ, XZA, XZ+ and XZA+ trims see prices going up by ₹ 12,000. So ex-showroom prices for the standard Tata Safari start at ₹ 14.99 lakh, going all the way up to ₹ 22.14 lakh. Prices for the Gold Edition range from ₹ 21.90 lakh to ₹ 23.18 lakh. The Tata Safari is now equipped with the air purifier from the mid-spec XT variant onwards while the higher XZ an XZA variants get wireless charger, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity options. Other features like auto climate control, LED DRLs, auto headlamps and wipers, power foldable wing mirrors, keyless entry and go, 18-inch alloys, tyre pressure monitor, iRA connected car tech, rear camera, 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment, 7.0-inch part-digital instrument cluster, JBL sound system, power adjustable driver’s seat, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, hill descent control and cruise control among others remain standard on the XZ and XZA trims. The panoramic sunroof remains limited to the top-of-the-line XZ+ and XZA+ trims. Genuine leather ventilated seats are exclusive to the Gold Edition.
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Mechanically, there hasn’t been any update on the Tata Safari. It continues with the same Fiat-sourced 2.0-litre, four-cylinder oil-burner that belts out 168 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox as standard while a Hyundai sourced six-speed torque convertor automatic transmission is optional.