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Old 1st January 2023, 03:43   #466
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

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Hello fellow owners,

How would you rate ride quality of Altroz soft - medium - firm?
I am into first month of ownership of my Altroz and getting used to it.

At city speeds, even on minor undulation I feel body-roll much more than what I expected.
For reference, it felt lesser in Nexon despite of higher ground clearance.
I maintain tyre pressure of 32 psi all around.

Should I report it to SC during first service or it is normal behaviour?
I would say Altroz has good ride quality on higher speeds and extremely lower speeds (around 10-15kmph) while going on uneven surfaces. I just don't like the lack of seat height adjustment on my XT trim
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Old 1st January 2023, 04:39   #467
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Did anyone notice a smoke like smell that comes in every now and then randomly? It goes away on its own after a while though. 2019 XE Petrol.
Can you be more specific? Maybe, something like with AC on/off, engine rpm, etc.? Might help us better in understanding and supporting you.
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Old 2nd January 2023, 10:56   #468
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Do you mean body roll while turning into corners or harshness that enters the cabin over potholes and bad roads?

.... Which variant do you have? The top-spec variants have a lower profile of tyre which hurts the ride quality a little bit more.
I feel this issue while going over un-even surface / potholes at speeds between 20-40 kmph. I can feel umps very sharply inside the cabin.
Yes, I do have top spec XZ+ variant.

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Old 9th January 2023, 06:43   #469
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

Hi All - We have just taken delivery of the Altroz DCT - initial days yet but find the overall driving experience smooth.
Any recommendations for installing a cabin light for the rear passengers ? The cabin lights are positioned more for the driver and front passenger.
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Hi All - We have just taken delivery of the Altroz DCT - initial days yet but find the overall driving experience smooth.
Any recommendations for installing a cabin light for the rear passengers ? The cabin lights are positioned more for the driver and front passenger.
Hello - You have 2 options for installing rear cabin light

1- You can make a small cutout on the roof just above the front armrest and install a cabin light (Involves wire cutting). These will turn on when you unlock the car. Cabin light can be bought from boodmo.

2- You can buy a Universal magnetic car roof light and fix it on you own(Uses a Magnetic plate to hold it). These must be switched on and off manually

Hope this helps you
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Old 22nd January 2023, 11:54   #471
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

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Hi All - We have just taken delivery of the Altroz DCT - initial days yet but find the overall driving experience smooth.
Any recommendations for installing a cabin light for the rear passengers ? The cabin lights are positioned more for the driver and front passenger.
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Hello - You have 2 options for installing rear cabin light

1- You can make a small cutout on the roof just above the front armrest and install a cabin light (Involves wire cutting). These will turn on when you unlock the car. Cabin light can be bought from boodmo.

2- You can buy a Universal magnetic car roof light and fix it on you own(Uses a Magnetic plate to hold it). These must be switched on and off manually

Hope this helps you
I really agree with you @krish11. Tata has really messed up the cabin lighting placement on the Altroz (Nexon as well I think). While they were good enough to give us LED lights, they saved some money by providing only one, but then they put it way ahead, towards the front, and for what, to save some more on wiring and cable routing? At the very least, it could have been placed a wee bit towards the rear.

Regarding possible solutions, I went for the 2nd proposal from @NB_4763. Way easier, with no cutting and fumbling, but of course, no possibility of syncing with door switch.

I bought one with an easy push-to-on/off switch off Amazon, USB rechargeable as well, and best thing is you can always get it off the metal plate (stuck on the roof) to use it as an emergency flashlight. It helps since it's pretty bright as well. I've many a time used it search for lost items near the footwell or boot (very weak single side bulb there). Only issue was the stock double-sided sticker that the item came with, which could never stand the hot temperature of the roof during our hot summer, and fell down every now and then after parking out in the open. I changed it to 3M automotive grade Double-Sided Attachment Tape, and now it's rock-solid.

Attaching the links from Amazon:
Coxeer Universal Practical Magnetic Car Ceiling Dome Light
3M - Attachment Tape - Acrylic Foam Tape
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Hi!

Anybody tried installing some aftermarket wireless charger in their Altroz?
The space below the 12v socket/ USB port is perfect for keeping the phone and looks like it can accommodate the wireless charger.
Just need to find the right product.
Appreciate if someone can help.


Also, is there any Whatsapp group for Altroz owners?
I wanted to actually install an aftermarket wireless charger but since the vehicle was under warranty I decided not to mess with anything.
Here's my jugaad-

I bought a Wireless power bank [Mi wireless 10000mah is what I am using]. This fits perfectly in the compartment. I use it when I'm driving and take it back with me when I need to recharge it. Been using it like this for the past 2 years.

Hope this helps you
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

The Altroz has just turned 3 and has sold 1,76,000 units, since launch

A great car, indeed. And, looking at the sales figures, it doesnt look like the launch of the Punch affected its sales much.

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Old 25th January 2023, 01:29   #474
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

Engine in Punch 2023 got an update. It feels refined and noise has also reduced. Since altroz also uses same engine, do keep an eye out for it in showroom. Here, punch update video:
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As expected, Altroz also got an engine update for 2023.
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Just came across this as well. If someone from the forum can confirm. And can also comment on refinement difference now. This will now become a no brainer replacement for my ageing beater.

Tata Altroz : Official Review-screenshot_20230209111516634_com.instagram.androidedit.jpg

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Old 25th February 2023, 01:49   #477
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

Any update via any birdie if the updated infotainment system and the new digital instrument cluster showcased in the altroz racer and launched on harrier and safari making its way to the regular altroz anytime soon?
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Re: Tata Altroz : Official Review

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I feel this issue while going over un-even surface / potholes at speeds between 20-40 kmph. I can feel umps very sharply inside the cabin.
Yes, I do have top spec XZ+ variant.

Thanks for your reply.
The Altroz ride quality is a lot harsher than a Nexon or a Punch. My dad wants to buy an Altroz and we are almost finalized on the Altroz but a quick test drive showed a stark difference between the Punch and Altroz regarding ride quality as the Punch soaks ups bumps far far better than the Altroz at low speeds. The suspension of the Altroz might be good on the highways though.
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