Tata Motors today rolled out the 100,000th unit of the Tata Punch compact SUV from its manufacturing facility in Pune. July 2022 was a record month for the carmaker which recorded its best-ever monthly sales: 47,505 units, up 57% year on year. The Punch compact SUV contributed 23% to the total with 11,007 units.
With this kind of sales momentum, the Tata Punch has now set a new benchmark in the Indian PV industry, by becoming the first SUV to achieve this milestone in a span of 10 months, since its launch on October 18, 2021, priced at Rs 549,000. It has received a phenomenal response from customers for its stunning design, robust performance and best-in-class 5-star safety.
The Tata Punch is the youngest member of the ‘New Forever’ range and comes with features such as a 7-inch touchscreen system, digital instrument cluster, auto AC, automatic headlights, connected car tech, and cruise control. Offering the agility of a hatch with the DNA of an SUV, Tata Punch has been a part of top 10 highest-selling cars in India consistently.
Commenting on the 100,000 milestone, Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd. and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility said, “We are delighted to share that Punch has achieved the 100,000 sales mark within a short span of 10 months. It is one of the highest selling SUV from our ‘New Forever’ portfolio. 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. We are confident that the Punch will continue to receive love from customers and will keep redefining the SUV experience through its performance.”
Punching above its weight
The Punch offers a wide array of options at different price points to choose from, catering to a wide spectrum of consumer needs. Powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine, it delivers fuel efficiency of 18.82kpl in Manual and 18.97kpl in AMT.
Offered in both MT and AMT transmission options, the Punch aced the Global NCAP crash test with a 5-star rating for adult occupant protection and four stars for child occupant protection.
The car is available in 8 colors, as well as in dual tone options. With features such as projector headlamps with LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, rain-sensing wipers, auto-fold ORVMs, 16-inch diamond-cut alloys, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, automatic temperature control, semi-digital instrument cluster amongst other features, the Punch aims at providing the utmost comfort. Furthermore, it also includes the iRA connected car technology, which offers over 25 features, making the car a complete package for its customers.
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