2000 Tata Safari LX 2.0lt from UK and Ireland
A value for money work horse that looks the 4x4 part
Rear exhaust box failed, long wait for a replacement, however the importers were excellent and sourced a British made one.
Bottom pulley came loose and fan belt shattered cooling fan. Again a lengthy wait for a fan, but it performed adequately well without one, the electric fan coped well enough.
Not really for the image conscious.
Excellent off road, doesn't get stuck in muddy fields, and can tow all day without missing a beat.
Service intervals are to short, doing a high mileage makes it expensive. But set against the low initial outlay I suppose it is still cheap.
Service from the local agent is excellent.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 29th October, 2003