A Force Tempo Traveller that hit the rear-end of a Tata Nano suffered some serious damage to its nose, while the small car escapes with minor damage
Tata Motorsdiscontinued its most affordable hatchback, Nano in India last year. It was appreciated by a lot of buyers when it was being sold in our market. Overall, it was a value for money product, but due to poor sales figures, the automaker has to discontinue its entry-level hatchback. Talking about its built quality, there were mixed reactions as in some cases there was a huge impact on the car, while in some accidents it’s built came out to be tough. Here’s a picture of a recent accident, which shows the built quality of Tata Nano.
In the accident, Tata Nano was rear-ended by a Force Tempo Traveller. The front fascia of the Tempo has crumpled damaging its bonnet, front bumper and grille. The impact of this accident was pretty high on the Tempo Traveller. On the other hand, Tata Nano just has a small dent on the tailgate, a few scratches and its number plate has been broken. It seems quite tough for the driver of the Tempo to drive it in this condition, while the Tata car can still be used by its owner on daily basis. At first glance, it seems to be fake, but as you can see in the images that the Tempo has received the impact on the bonnet and Nano just below the windscreen.
Tata Nano was the cheapest car in India. It was offered at a starting price of Rs 2 lakh (ex-showroom) for the base trim and goes all the way up to Rs 3.5 lakh (ex-showroom) for the top-spec variant. Mechanically, it was powered by a 672 cc, twin-cylinder petrol engine, which churns out 37 PS of peak power and 51 Nm of twisting force. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed MT or a 5-speed AMT. In the list of top 10 safest cars in India, there are four Tata cars, namely- Nexon, Altroz, Tiago and Tigor. Tata Nexon and Altroz have scored 5-star rating, while the other gets 4-stars.