In direct competition with the Punch, the Exter is also available with a CNG option, unlike the Punch. In addition, the Exter incorporates several segment-first characteristics. Check out the table below to see how this compares to the Punch, particularly in price.
Hyundai Exter vs Punch: Price
The Exter is available in E, S, SX, SX (O), and SX (O) Connect specification levels. The base model begins at Rs 6 lakh, while the highest-end variant is priced at Rs 9.32 lakh. Hyundai claims to have already received over 11,000 reservations for the vehicle, with 38% of reservations being for AMT variants and 20% for CNG variants.
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The Tata Punch is available in four trim levels, including Pure, Adventure, Accomplished, and Creative, as well as a Como Edition. With the Creative trim’s IRA connectivity, dual-tone color option, and AT transmission, prices range from Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9.52 lakh.
Check out the price distribution below:
Hyundai Exter vs Tata Punch: Engine
The Exter is available with the 1.2-liter Kappa petrol (E20 Fuel prepped) engine and the 1.2-liter Kappa petrol-CNG engine. The standard gearbox for both engines is a 5-speed manual, but the CNG engine lacks an automatic gearbox.
|Hyundai Exter||Tata Punch|
|Engine||1.2-litre Kappa petrol/1.2-litre Bi-fuel Kappa petrol-CNG||1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine|
|Tramsmission||5-speed MT/AMT||5-speed MT/AMT|
Only the 1.2-liter Revotron petrol engine producing 63.71 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 115 Newton-meters of torque at 3250 rpm is available for the Tata Punch. The Exter is offered with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or an automatic gearbox. Furthermore, the Exter is the first CNG micro-SUV in its segment to offer an AMT. In addition, the AMT models feature the first-in-class metal paddle selectors.
Specifications of the Hyundai Exter and the Tata Punch
As previously stated, the Exter introduces several first-in-segment, i.e., micro-SUV space, features. To begin with, the Exter is the segment’s first vehicle to offer a sunroof on both its ICE and CNG variants. In addition, the cabin includes first-in-segment features such as a wireless charging pad, footwell lighting, Rear AC Vents with Power Outlet, and Type C USB fast chargers, which are the finest in the segment.
On the infotainment side, the Hyundai Exter is the segment’s first vehicle to offer a navigation system, over-the-air updates, and Home to Car functions. Electronic Stability Control, Vehicle Stability Management, Hill Assist Control, and Burglar Alarm are available even on the base variants.
The Exter also features an 8-inch infotainment screen, whereas the Tata Punch has a 7-inch screen. Nonetheless, Punch has a 7-inch instrument cluster while Exter has a 4.2-inch instrument cluster.
The Exter and the Punch offer cruise control, but the Punch adds Eco and City drive modes. Other available features in the Punch include a cooled glovebox, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, tilt steering, and an engine start/stop switch.