Tata Motors has launched the new compact sedan (sub-four metre) Tigor in India at prices starting at Rs 4.7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the base petrol variant and Rs 5.6 lakh for the base diesel variant. The new Tata Tigor is the first notchback model in the company's lineup and is based on the Tiago hatchback's platform.
The Tigor is powered by a 1.2 litre three-cylinder petrol engine that produces 84 hp of power and 114 Nm of torque, offering an ARAI rate fuel efficiency of 22 kmpl. The diesel variants gets a 1.05 litre three-cylinder, Revotorq unit that develops 70 hp and 140 Nm of peak torque and delivers an ARAI rated fuel economy of 26 kmpl. Both engines are paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It has not been made available in an AMT (Automatic Manual Transmission) variant.
The Tigor is also offered with a class-leading boot space of 419 litres with a four-link construction, which unlike the conventional gooseneck hinges doesn't intrude into the luggage area. It measures 3,992 mm in length,1,677 mm in width, 1,537 mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,450 mm. The compact sedan is also equipped with features like the projector and smoked-out headlamps. One of the major highlights is the new diamond-cut 15-inch alloy wheels.
The interior of the Tigor is similar to the Tiago and features an infotainment system by Harman with eight speakers (4 speakers, 4 tweeters) with USB, AUX, radio, Bluetooth connectivity and navigation. The cabin also features a dual tone black and grey theme on the dashboard, door trim and seat upholstery as well as body-coloured inserts on the air-conditioning vents. The car also gets steering mounted audio controls, while the safety features include dual front airbags and ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) as standard on higher variants.
Ex-showroom, Delhi prices of the Tata Tigor:
Tata Tigor XE: Rs 4.7 lakh
Tata Tigor XT: Rs 5.41 lakh
Tata Tigor XZ: Rs 5.9 lakh
Tata Tigor XZ (O): Rs 6.19 lakh
Tata Tigor XE: Rs 5.6 lakh
Tata Tigor XT: Rs 6.31 lakh
Tata Tigor XZ: Rs 6.8 lakh
Tata Tigor XZ (O): Rs 7.09 lakh