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Tata Motors may have a slew of SUVs on its portfolio, not to mention owning Land Rover, but the Indian-based automaker is finally ready to dive into the crossover market with the launch of the Aria.

The crossover is powered by a 2.2-liter diesel engine that produces around 140 horsepower. It also comes with a number of features including traction control, ABS, ESP, six air bags, and a higher ride height that makes it look more like an SUV than what’s classified as a crossover.

The Aria’s interior is also chalk-full of high-end features including power mirrors, rain sensing wipers, a GPS nav-sat system, automatic climate control, height adjustable seats, glove box chiller, and Bluetooth. The features seem fitting for a vehicle Tata describes as a “luxurious creation with the finesse of a sedan and the muscle of an SUV all blended in one car.”

Tata has yet to release pricing and availability of the Aria crossover, but according to the brand, the car will most likely be sold in India exclusively.


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  (762) posted on 07.3.2012

Just look what’s on the inside. LOL.

  (402) posted on 06.29.2012

It has a cool interior, but the exterior is bad.

  (630) posted on 05.31.2012

Do I have to look at the exterior? The interior does it all. Of all the Tata vehicles spawning around India and maybe US, this Aria looks better than Safari. 

  (314) posted on 05.30.2012

Its interior is apparently twice more attractive than its exterior. It’s well-styled and furnished.

  (599) posted on 05.29.2012

It resembles Toyota Innova a lot. It’s better if you scrutinize its features, nonetheless.

  (580) posted on 03.30.2012

I have no idea why Tata’s cars often resemble certain models from other automotive companies. Anyway, I’ll have to see if this is better than those of its similar appearance and performance.

  (1211) posted on 03.15.2012

Is this Toyota’s relative? Oh, now I see that the looks of this car originated from Toyota Innova; the only difference is that this one has a longer tip.

  (558) posted on 03.13.2012

As expected from Tata’s medium-sized vehicle, it looks on the interior again. However, the exterior appears out of trend already.

  (526) posted on 03.9.2012

At first glance, I thought it was a Toyota Innova because of its figure. They only adjusted they length of the hood and put some high end accessories for it to look luxurious. I only like the 6 airbags for the safety of its passengers.

  (676) posted on 01.31.2012

It looks like its close relative—the Toyota innova. This SUV has built with luxurious approach in every riders. The exterior is completely innovative while the interior is superb in its spacious platform.

  (714) posted on 09.27.2011

Not pretty attractive but it is simple interesting, with their features and given powerful control. Good for exclusive riding. Site Tata Aria is one of the known crossover powered engine.

  (228) posted on 03.23.2011

Well, compare to Tata Safarri, the looks of the Aria is far better. But i think 140 hp is not so good figure plus the information here is limited so I don’t know what’s on the interior of this SUV. However, its not important anymore for Tata Aria is available in India only.

  (619) posted on 11.17.2010

I’m waiting for the Jaguar or Land Rover version, with a massaging seat and heated steering wheel.

  (377) posted on 11.1.2010

Is this model is like "sister’ of the Tata Safari?smiley

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