Tata Tiago, Tata’s small car segment competitor

Qwich reviews the all new Tata Tiago. It's engine, interiors/exteriors, and variants' specifications.

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Tata recently unveiled the Tata Tiago, their new small car segment hatchback priced at Rs. 3.20 lakh*. It comes in both petrol and diesel models, offering 5 different variants. The top end petrol and diesel models being priced at Rs. 4.75 lakh* and Rs. 5.54 lakh* respectively.

Engine and Power – TATA Tiago

The engine is on the Tata Tiago offers good competition to cars in its segment such as the Hyundai i10, Alto K10, and Honda Brio. However, it lacks sheer refinement. The base petrol model gives out 70PS power and a torque of 140Nm going up to 85PS power and 114Nm torque in the top model. The diesel variant produces 70PS of power and 140Nm torque, and 70PS of power with 140Nm torque in the top model.

Interior and Exterior – TATA Tiago

The car has been designed to accommodate upgrades as the prices increase. The base model, the XB Trim, comes without an air conditioner and an infotainment system. This model also lacks in terms of safety and no upgrades can be made. The second variant, the XE Trim, offers a few upgrades such as an air conditioning system, a phone charging outlet, and an optional trim to get dual front airbags and height-adjustable driver seat.

The third model in the Tata Tiago series, the XM Trim, offers major improvements as compared to lower models. It includes power windows(front and rear), central locking, a parcel shelf at the rear, interior lamps, and an optional trim for the additional cost of Rs. 18,000. The fourth model, XT Trim, comes with the infotainment system and rear parking sensors. In addition, the outside rear view mirrors are body coloured and can be electrically adjusted. The top model, the XZ Trim, seems to be the favourite, combining efficiency with necessities. It boasts a 4 speaker infotainment system, safety features such as Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distributor (EBD), and a Corner Stability Control (CSC). The audio and phone controls are steering mounted. Other features include front fog lamps, one touch power window (on driver-side), rear defogger, body coloured air vents and a boot lamp.

The top model, the XZ Trim, seems to be the favourite, combining efficiency with necessities. It boasts a 4 speaker infotainment system, safety features such as Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brakeforce Distributor (EBD), and a Corner Stability Control (CSC). The audio and phone controls are steering mounted. Other features include front fog lamps, one touch power window (on driver-side), rear defogger, body coloured air vents and a boot lamp.

Tata Tiago is going to offer some stiff competition to cars in the small car segment. With a good blend of comfort and purpose, Tata has stepped into the small car market strong. The upcoming months should give us a rough idea of how the general market responds to the Tata Tiago.

This was our quick opinion of the Tata Tiago, let us know your views about the car, drop a comment below!