The afterthought includes racy graphics (which look similar to the ones on the refreshed Tata Grande) and a contrasting red colour for the rear spoiler, outside rearview mirrors, fog-lamp over-plates and the beam that bears the registration plate. Since the Aktiv is built on top of the A-star VXi trim, you do not get alloy wheels or body coloured door handles. The B-pillar gets a black colour treatment which makes the glasshouse look seamless.
On the inside the seats have been given a red and beige colour combination. The steering wheel gets a matching cover, while the VXi trim gets additional elements like floor mats, keyless entry with a security system, rear parcel tray and door sill guards.
The additional features and the revised appearance come at a cost though. The A-star Aktiv is priced at a premium of Rs 14,990 over a corresponding VXi or VXi A/T variant.