Tata Motors’ new Sub 4m sedan, the Tigor is here. It shares the similar platform to Tiago but comes with more features over the hatch. The booted version of Tiago is being touted as a Styleback and quite different from the hatch in terms of appeal. The Tigor will take on Maruti Swift Dzire, Ford Figo Aspire, Honda Amaze and Hyundai Xcent. Official bookings are already commenced at a refundable amount of Rs. 5000. Let’s see what it is made of.
Tata has always followed the sensible approach in terms of price and so is the case with Tigor as well. The base petrol variant of Tigor starts at Rs. 4.70 lakh and goes up to Rs. 6.19 lakh. The diesel variants priced between Rs. 5.60 and Rs. 7.09 lakh. All prices are of ex-showroom Delhi.
As said, it underpins Tiago and also shares similar powertrains. The petrol variants are fuelled by a 1.2l Revotron three cylinder naturally aspirated engine that makes 84bhp [email protected] and 114Nm of [email protected] The engine is linked to a 5-speed manual gearbox and comes with two drive modes- Eco and City.
The diesel variants take juice from a 1.05l, 3-cylinder turbocharged motor that develops [email protected] and 140Nm of peak torque between 1800-3000rpm. This engine is also paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox. In the mileage department, Tigor petrol delivers 20.3 Kmpl of ARAI rated mileage while diesel delivers an impressive of 24.3 Kmpl.
Space and Dimension
The Tigor is longer than the Tiago by 246mm and the wheelbase is longer by 50mm. The Styleback measures 3992mm in length, 1677mm in width, 1537mm in height and have a wheelbase of 2450 which is more than Swift Dzire. It offers generous boot capacity of 419 litres and sits on the ground clearance of 170mm.
Exterior and Interior
The Tigor symbolises Tata’s IMPACT design language and shares similar nose with the hatchback sibling. However, there are some differentiations in the form of a tweaked grille, projector headlamps with smoked effect. Side profile clearly shows Tata’s hard work with flowing roofline into the rear, chrome window line, 5-spoke alloy wheels, huge rear gates and quarter glass on the door. Rear sports horizontal tail lamps with LED strip, Audi-inspired high mounted stop lamp, bumper with integrated fog lamps and black bar.
Like the exterior, the cabin also shares most of the elements wit Tiago such as hexagonal central console with Air con vents, three-spoke steering with controls, digital MID with analogue dials, 5-inch touchscreen unit with Juke car app, 3D navigation, SD card reader and Harmon Kardon 8 speaker audio system. Other highlights include individual headrests for all three passengers, central armrest, fully automatic climate control, door pads with fabric upholstery, front-rear power sockets, electrically adjustable ORVMs, cooled glove box and much more.
Tata Tigor is available in six colours– Berry Red, Striker Blue, Copper Dazzle, Pearlescent White, Espresso Brown and Platinum Silver.
As for the safety, Tigor is equipped with dual front airbags, Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), park assist with rear camera and sensors, cornering stability control (CBC), day and night IRVM, front fog lamps, speed sensing auto door locks, seat belt pre-tensioners with load limiters etc.