Tata Sumo Grande is a 7 & 8 seater SUV with the last recorded prices of ₹ 6.73 – 9.24 Lakh. It is available in 4 variants, 1 engine option and 1 transmission option: Manual. The Sumo Grande is available in 11 colors. The mileage of Sumo Grande is 13.55 kmpl.
Price: ₹ 6.73 Lakh onwards; Mileage: 13.55 kmpl; Engine: 2179 cc
MK II (2010-2014):
The Sumo Grande MKII is a facelift of the previous version with many revised details, especially in the mechanics with modified rear suspension for greater comfort. The steering was revised due to the previous version having been criticized for not being very direct. It received a new front grille and restyled indicators. On the interior it got new faux wood paneling and new fabrics for the door panels. The 9-seater version also makes its debut with two folding rear seats.
In 2011, Tata dropped the “Sumo” nameplate and the vehicle was simply called “Tata Grande”.
Tata Movus (2014-2016):
In 2014, with the facelift the name Sumo Grande is abandoned in favor of Movus to avoid confusion with the first generation of Tata Sumo. But the characteristics of the vehicle remain unaltered. The changes are limited to interior tri, and color range for the body only reduced to white and silver. The bumpers were no longer painted but in raw plastic, consequently the list price was lowered considerably. The engine remains the same.
Colors: Sumo Grande MK II (2009-14) is offered in 11 colors: Mineral Red, Arctic Silver, Quartz Black, Platinum Beige, Walnut Gold, Castle Grey, Arctic White, Pearl White and Fade White.
1. Body & Capacity:
The Sumo Grande is a 9 seater MUV and has length of 4500mm, width of 1780mm and a wheelbase of 2550mm.
Length: 4500 mm Wheel Base: 2550 mm
Width: 1780 mm Gross Weight: 2540 kg
Height: 1940 mm Boot Space: 380 Liters
Sumo Grande has got powerful 235/70 sized radial, Tubeless tyre with 16 Sized Alloy Wheels. The Fuel Tank is massive 65 L. BS III emission makes a fine throttle.
Tata Grande is powered by a 2.2 L, 16 valves DOHC DICOR engine with a capacity of 2179 cc. The powerful engine is mated to a 5-speed, G-76, 4.1-Synchromesh gearbox with overdrive which helps with the impressive acceleration of 17.6s. The gear shifts are smooth and the vehicle is suitable for off-road as well. The Tata Sumo Grande has 2 Diesel Engine on offer. The Diesel engine is 2179 cc and 1948 cc. It is available with the Manual transmission. Depending upon the variant and fuel type the Sumo Grande has a mileage of 13.55 to 14.5 kmpl.
|2.2L DICOR, 32 Bit ECU and Variable geometry Turbocharger
|2.2 L DICOR Engine, 32 Bit ECU an turbocharger
Tata Sumo Grande is mounted with Power Steering with Tilt-able & collapsible steering gear. The suspension system of Tata Grande is quite impressive with an independent wishbone type with coil springs for the front axle and a parabolic type with leaf springs for the rear axle. The turning radius of 5.25 m makes Grande very drivable. The ride quality is superior even on harsh road conditions and the same is attributable to a robust chassis, incredible tyres and brilliant engine.
4. Brakes & Safety:
The vacuum assisted independent hydraulic braking system of Tata Grande is proficient. The front wheels have ventilated disc brakes with twin-pot calipers and the rear wheels have drum brakes that are auto adjusting.
Passenger safety is keenly attended to and the superb safety features of Grande exhibit Tata Motors’ undying commitment to its buyers. Grande comes with side impact bars. The seats are fire-resistant and scotch guard treated. The front fog lamps are radiant and the lens is incredibly clear. Internal rear-view mirror is antiglare and adds to the comfort of the driver. Several warning signs like low-fuel indicator, Door Ajar warning, driver’s seatbelt unfastened warning and central and child safety locks heighten passenger safety; high mount stop lamp, keyless entry, an engine immobilizer and door ajar lamps make the ride extremely safe and secure.
5. Comfort & Convenience:
Its stunning new body graphics with rear black-house and blacked B and C pillar make it a magnificent sight. The interior is done up in two shades and the seating arrangement is highly comfortable. The seat fabric is velvet and all seats are fire resistant and stain-proof. The driver’s seat is adjustable and the power steering is both tilt-able and collapsible. Electrically operated wing mirrors, theatre dimming roof lights, ‘follow me’ home lights and the light intensity adjustable instrument panel are some enticing features of Grande. Adding to the passenger pleasure is the Alpine audio system with 6 speakers and iPod port. The dual AC, with concealed roof ducts for passengers seated in all rows, is highly effective. The headroom, shoulder room and legroom is adequate and the Grande has additional accessories options available such as an in-car-refrigerator, reverse parking aid, art leather seat covers and more.
The interior of Tata Grande is a feature packed affair. The power steering is responsive and the Heating, Ventilation and AC (HVAC) unit is very effective. Dual integrated roof AC with roof-mounted ducts makes it quite a comfortable automobile. The wing mirrors on the outside can be electronically adjusted from within the vehicle and the power windows add to the comfort value. Adding to the aesthetic appeal of the interior is the dual color tone of Barley Beige and Ebony Black. The seats are made of soft velvet full fabric and come with back pockets. The frontal seats have 3-position lumbar support and the driver’s seat is multi-stage height adjustable. It comes with height-adjustable seatbelts which is a feature that no other vehicle in its segment offers.
The 2nd row seats are recliners with 65:35 split and tumbling. There’s an arm rest on the driver and co-driver seats and a foldable hand rest on middle row seats. The 3rd row seats are tumbling type and removable. A side-facing foldable seat is an added charm. The lighting in the car is impressive and there is a front roof lamp along with a middle row lamp. The doors have puddle lamps and the ignition key slot is illuminated. Moreover, the light intensity on the instrument panel can be adjusted as per choice. The car has ample storage spaces like cup holders on the front console, bottle holders, seat pockets and magazine pockets in the door pads.
Tata Grande is a powerful SUV that has a very masculine structure. The frontal fade has a stylized front grill with chrome treatment. The Tata logo is smartly placed in the middle of 3 slats. The highlights are sharp and radiant, lending the SUV a very commanding stance. The body colored bumper has a wide air dam and round fog lamps that increase the visibility for the driver. The side profile is adorned with stylish graphics and the pull-type door handles are body colored and chrome treated. The neatly carved out wheel arches have been fitted with a pair of 16” sized 5 twin spoke light alloy rims.
The wheels are robust and have been covered with tubeless radial tyres of size 235/70 R 16. The rear end of this mighty SUV houses a large wind screen with wash-wipe function and a bright tail lamp cluster. The side profile and the rear end both have a small flight of stairs to make entry in and exit from the vehicle super convenient. Other features like front and rear gate scuff plates, a tailgate appliqué and a sump guard add to the good looks of this automobile.
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