Tata Tiago is a value for money car for the Indian market as far its features are concerned. Tiago is a relatively new product launched by TATA Motors and checks almost all the perfect boxes when it comes to performance and design. The Tiago is an excellent option for car buyers when compared to other car models available in the market. It has a combination of good looks, design, interiors, exteriors including hassle-free handling as well as a decent dashboard that certainly makes it a good value proposition. At a pocket-friendly costing, Tata Tiago is the best option available for middle-class families. The five Tata Tiago variants are XB, XE, XM, XT, and XZ. Tata Tiago XB is the base variant and Tata Tiago XZ is a fully loaded variant that includes features like Intelligently Designed 22 Utility Spaces.
As far its performance is considered Tiago is giving tough competition to its competitors within a reasonable price tag. The Tiago has two new engines. On the petrol front, it has a 1.2-litre unit that churns out 84bhp and 114Nm. Its unique feature is the second-generation Revotron unit that comes with an all-aluminium body. It also has a five-speed manual functioning with no AMT as of now.
The diesel engine comes with a 1050cc unit, called Revotorq. It churns out 70bhp of power and 140Nm of torque. It has decent fuel averages in the range of 11-12kmpl for the petrol variant and 14-15kmpl for diesel.
The Tiago a mesh grille and swept-back headlamps resembling the designs of TATA's Bolt and Zest. Its body colored bumpers are unique with a trendy look. Features like alloy wheels, wing mirrors, rear wash and wiper function are all available in the top spec XZ variant.
Additionally, other features like front airbags, height adjustable seats, adjustable headrests are offered as an option in the XE trim model. Driver footrest, folding rear seat, tinted glasses including internally adjustable wing mirrors are available in this price range.
As far as its interiors are concerned one will get their money's worth with this car. It has a cheerful cabin that comes with nice color options. The plastics used in the interiors are of a decent quality. An interesting feature is the dashboard that includes good quality buttons and switches. The steering wheel is small and elegant, can be handled with ease and gives you a sporty feel with all the attached buttons for music and telephone on it.
The basic multimedia display comes with a navigation app that you need to purchase and download on your smartphone to use. The gear boxes are well-laid and aligned in tandem with the engine. The steering is light when compared to other car models.
The safety and security
TATA TIAGO offers all the basic safety features in this price range in order to make your driving stress-free. It has a front disc-rear drum brake setup which provides good braking performance even in slippery and hilly areas. Here is a list of all the safety and security features which are available in the XZ variant of the Tata Tiago model:
- Driver & Co-driver airbags.
- Speed dependent auto door locks.
- Follow-me-home lamps.
- Rear parking sensors.
- Day & Night IRVM.
- ABS with EBD & Corner Stability Control.
- Front fog lamps.
- Seat belt with pretensions & load limiters.
- Rear defogger.
- Rear smart wiper with a wash.
- Child Safety Lock
Tiago has a pocket-friendly mileage which is extremely good news for its buyers. For the 1047 cc Diesel variant, it has a fuel economy of 25 kmpl when traveling in a city and 27 kmpl on highways. When it comes to the Petrol variant, it has a decent mileage of 20 kmpl on urban roads and 23 kmpl on freeways.
The top model of Tata Tiago has been priced at INR 5.84 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). When Tiago is compared with other top models of the cars, it has been priced INR 50,000 which is lesser than other mid-sized hatchback segment cars.
As stated above that TATA TIAGO comes in many variants. Here is the price list of some of its Petrol variants (ex-showroom Delhi):
- XB - 3.20 lakh
- XE - 3.59 lakh
- XM - 3.89 lakh
- XT - 4.19 lakh
- XZ - 4.75 lakh