Tata’s all new Tiago has been a hit among those who were looking for a completely loaded hatchback under a strict budget. Tiago was launched recently in Chandigarh at a mouth watering price tag of INR 3,25,237 (ex-showroom) for the base model. According to a dealer in Chandigarh – “This all-new hatchback has claimed to conquer the segment with its best in class features and quality. The key rivals of Tata Tiago are the Chevrolet Beat, Maruti Celerio, Hyundai Grand i10, Honda Brio, and the recently launched Renault KWID 1000.”
Tata Tiago was first named Zica while the outbreak of Zika virus in Latin America pushed this name back and brought Tiago to the list. It was not just the only name option for this lovely hatchback as Adore and Civet were also on the list. People chose Tiago as the ideal name as so was the car branded for its industrial journey.
Tata Tiago Design
The car is based on the new ‘Impact’ design language by Tata Motors, bringing a reaction on the face of viewer in first few seconds only. Tata’s best selling product carries a class leading quality when it comes to the fit, finish and arrangement of the components. It uses a duo of most fuel efficient engines in the industry currently. Tata has been famous for its fuel efficient diesel engines and Tiago is again no different product but what comes new to the car is a equally efficient and even more powerful petrol motor on the cards. All of the technical details provided below have been sourced from Maxabout.
Tata Tiago Technical Specifications
The 1199cc, 3-cylinder Revotron engine on the Tiago is good for 83.8 BHP @ 6000 rpm and 114 Nm @ 3500 rpm. The engine comes with a 5-speed manual transmission and works effectively in city as well as highway riding conditions. The car weighs 1012 kg in its fully loaded trim, thereby being a bit heavy than most hatchbacks of the segment. Still, it is good for 23.84 kmpl of claimed mileage.
The diesel engine is 1047cc, 3-cylinder motor producing 69 BHP and 140 Nm of torque. The engine here is again mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and claims 27.28 kmpl of mileage. Tiago is a great option if the buyer is both budget as well as mileage oriented. It starts from Rs 3,25,237 and goes up to Rs 5,67,839 for the topmost trim. These prices are ex-showroom Chandigarh.
The total variant options are 10 while 6 unique colors seal the deal in the first look only. The car even offer safety features like front airbags, rear parking sensors, ABS, EBD and Corner Stability Control. The infotainment system on the car provides navigation support while the 8-speaker Harman Kardon unit is even the best in class for the music lovers.