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Tata Tiago launched in India at Rs 3.20 lakh

Aditya Chatterjee  /
06 Apr 2016 14:42:02 IST

After a series of delays, Tata Motors has finally launched the Tiago (earlier known as the Zica) in India at Rs 3.20 lakh (ex-Delhi). The all new Tata Tiago is aimed to be a modern alternative to the ageing Indica. Available in both petrol and diesel engines, the Tata Tiago gets a total of eightvariants.
Unlike conventional offerings from Tata Motors, the Tiago does look impressive as it uses a new Impact Design language which will also be seen on other cars in the portfolio. The front end is completely fresh with stretched headlamps and a wide grille. The piano black detailing done on the grille looks premium. The side profile, thankfully, doesn't remind of the Tata Indica as is the case in the Bolt. The wraparound tail lights, compact boot lid and the dual tone finished rear bumper make the entire arrangement look smart and crisp.

Tata Tiago Launch

The interiors are new and draw inspiration from the Tata Bolt, in a good way. Hard plastics and oddly shaped buttons seen on the Indica have been replaced by a modern dashboard layout with a host of features and options. While the cabin layout tries to give a premium feel, certain bits on the console and other areas highlight the cost cutting measures that were undertaken. Nevertheless, the area where the Tata Tiago scores impressively is cabin space. In our first drive review we felt that the Tata Tiago offers generous headroom and legroom for all the occupants,however, it can be a bit uncomfortable for three occupants inthe rear seat.

In terms of engine options, both the petrol and the diesel are three-cylinder units. The naturally aspirated 1.2-litre Revotron motor puts out 85PS of power and 114Nm of torque, with a claimed mileage of 23.84kmpl. Like the Bolt, there are multi-drive modes - City and Eco. The 1,047cc turbocharged Revotorq diesel motor makes 70PS/140Nm and claims to deliver 27.28kmpl. Both the petrol and the diesel engines are mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Tata Motors hasn't announced any plans of launching the Tiago with an automaticas of now but seeingthe popularity of AMTs, it cant be completely ruled out as an option in the future. To know more on the performance, read our detailed first drive review of both the motors here.

The Tata Tiago competes with the likes of Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Hyundai Grand i10. You can read thedetailed spec comparison report here. Will the Tata Tiago begin a new chapter for Tata Motors or will it be just one more addition to the range, you can tell us in the comments section below.

Tata Tiago prices

Tata Tiago Ex-showroom Delhi
XB Petrol Rs 3,20,000
XE Petrol Rs 3,59,500
XM Petrol Rs 3,89,500
XT Petrol Rs 4,19,500
XZ Petrol Rs 4,75,000
XB Diesel Rs 3,94,500
XE Diesel Rs 4,29,500
XM Diesel Rs 4,69,500
XT Diesel Rs 4,99,500
XZ Diesel Rs 5,54,500
Tata Tiago Ex-showroom Mumbai
XB Petrol Rs 3,39,359
XE Petrol Rs 3,80,485
XM Petrol Rs 4,11,705
XT Petrol Rs 4,43,178
XZ Petrol Rs 5,00,935
XB Diesel Rs 4,18,344
XE Diesel Rs 4,54,716
XM Diesel Rs 4,95,770
XT Diesel Rs 5,27,266
XZ Diesel Rs 5,84,149

More from OVERDRIVE on the new Tata Tiago:

Tata Tiagofirst drive review (India)

Image gallery: Details of Tata's new hatchback in India, theTiago

Tata Tiagofeatures and specifications revealed

Image gallery: We drive the Tata Tiagohatchback

Spec comparo: Tata Tiagovs Hyundai Grand i10 vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio

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