Travelling to places and discovering new things and places is one of the best ways to expand one’s horizon. As the infrastructural facilities improved, so did the number of vehicles. More people could afford cars and as a result, people started going on trips to weekend destinations in their own cars. Many people also took up adventurous travels and headed to offbeat locations like hills and mountains. Although travel has become less complicated, it is imperative that one chooses the best car suited for various terrains while heading on a trip, especially if they plan to travel through the mountains.

As most know, the mountainous terrains could be quite tricky. It requires a vehicle that is strong and powerful enough to navigate the heights and turns. The narrow pathways might require making way for another vehicle by reversing. All this means the car should have good reverse sensors (preferably with camera), great braking, powerful engine, hill assist, fog lamps and many more. although there are numerous choices available, we feel that the Tata Aria would be the best MUV for travelling in mountain. The reason for the same is given below:

Firstly, the Aria is a car that does not intimidate the onlookers despite being powerful and fully loaded. It inspires confidence without being muscular with rough and tough features. Secondly, it is loaded with numerous advanced features like ABS and Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) system. Aria is the first car from Tata to feature this programme. Other common features like power steering, highly responsive breaking system, good ground clearance, airbags (six in all), ABS and EBD, collapsible steering column, cruise control, central lock, child lock facilities, engine immobilizer and anti theft alarm also make this car a suitable vehicle to go on to a mountainous terrain.

Powering the Aria is the mighty engine featured in the Safari – a 2.2L, 2179 cc, DICOR (Direct Injection Common Rail) engine capable of producing 140 bhp of power and 320Nm of torque. The car comes with a good suspension system consisting of an independent double wishbone with coil springs at the front and five-link coil spring type at the rear, which is highly useful in off-road activities.

Apart from this, the SUV like stance, high placed seats and well-crafted doors that make entry and exit easy, are all desirable features of this MUV.

Ample legroom, head room and shoulder space makes long distance travel in Tata Aria very comfortable. It offers a plethora of comfort features like Music system with Bluetooth connectivity, GPS navigation and many more.

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Priced between INR 9.73 lakh to 14.3 lakh, Tata Aria presents itself as the best MUV for travelling in mountain by trouncing rivals like Ford Endeavour and Mahindra XUV500.

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