Tata Motors has introduced a new range-topping variant of the Zest and it is called XTA. In simple words, the XTA is basically the XT variant with loaded features equipped to the AMT gearbox.

tata-zest-xta Twin airbags, reverse parking sensors & alloy wheels will be other additions to the XTA.

Earlier only one variant of Zest AMT version coupled to the diesel Quadrajet engine was available – XMA. Now with the Zest XTA, the customer can opted for a car that as the AMT as well as a feature loaded car in a single package. Priced at Rs. 8.07 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), this is the most expensive variant in the Zest range. Compared to the XMA, the XTA costs Rs. 82,000 more.

tata-zest-xta-interiorThe XTA gets 5-inch touch screen from Harman-Kardon fame.

What’s new on the Zest XTA? Well, it gets all the features of the XMA variant plus 5-inch Harman-Kardon touch screen audio system will be standard, along with eight-speaker (4 speakers and 4 tweeters) that offer better audio output. Twin airbags, reverse parking sensors and alloy wheels are other additional features. There are no other changes made to the model.

tata-zest-xta-exteriorThe mechanicals remain unchanged.

Powering the XTA AMT variant will be the same the 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine with a variable geometry turbocharger churning out 90 Bhp and 200 Nm of torque mated to 5-speed automated manual transmission (AMT). The car delivers 21.58 kmpl, under mandated test kmpl in normal conditions and has a top speed of 158 kmph.

 
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Also see – Tata Zest – First Impressions