With a total of six variants on sale, the Hexa offers a lot to choose between. It competes with the likes of Mahindra XUV500, Toyota Innova etc. and offers what you might expect from a car of this class. So what’s more suited for you and should you want to know which variant offers features that you are looking for, this article is meant for you.
It’s worth noticing the engine and transmission that’s on offer. You get two engines to choose from. Both units are basically of the same capacity, 2.2 litre, but tuned to produce 150Ps and 156Ps of power, and torques in the range of 320Nm and 400Nm respectively.
The base variant of the Hexa, XE is the only variant that offers the engine that produces 150Ps of power and 320Nm of torque, all others come equipped with more powerful unit. Also, you get a 5-speed manual transmission while all other variants either offer 6-speed MT or 6-speed AT.
In terms of safety, you get two airbags, ABS, EBD, corner stability control, disc brakes on all four wheels. While comfort and convenience features include power windows all around, a basic infotainment system with 6 speakers from Harman, and steering mounted control for audio and phone which complement it further. For passenger comfort, there are air-conditioning vents for the 2nd as well as 3rd rows, retractable window blinds for 2nd row of passengers, centre armrest with storage spaces and cup holders, cooled glove box etc. Driver-comfort features include power adjustable ORVMs, 8 way adjustable driver seat.
Positioned above the base variant, XM offers a powerful engine and everything that you get with the XE. In terms of safety, you get identical equipment, however you get other features like drive modes, Multi coloured DIS (Driver Information System), gearshift indicator, service reminder, reverse parking sensors, mood lighting, ORVM demister, rear wiper, washer and defogger. The infotainment system offers 8 speakers instead of 6 and a touch screen.
While the XMA offers a 6-speed automatic transmission along with integrated Hill-hold feature. XMA does not offer drive modes like the manual XM variant, but you get sports mode with race car function.
The XT offers considerably more features, and you get them in the form of 19 inch alloys wheels (instead of 16 inch steel wheels), front fog lamps, day-time running lamps, leather wrapped steering, 10-speaker infotainment system, cruise control, power foldable ORVMs, climate control system, reverse parking camera, automatic headlamps and rain sensing wipers.
In terms of safety equipment, you get additional four airbags, Electronic safety program, traction control system, hill hold control and hydraulic brake assist.
The XTA offers an automatic transmission instead of manual and you get all the features of the XT along with integrated hill-hold feature. Just like the XMA, you do not get drive modes, but you have the sport mode with race car function due to the virtue of an automatic transmission.
The top of the line XT variant offers every feature that you get with the XT. In addition, you get a 4X4 transmission system too.