Tata Tiago registered 50,000 bookings in six months; the company is working on an AMT and a likely performance variant called Tiago Sport
Tata Tiago has registered 50,000 bookings since its launch earlier this year on 6th April. The latest hatchback from Tata Motors is selling around 5,000 units every month, as Mr. Mayank Parekh, President, Passenger Vehicles, Tata Motors has said. The car sits in the compact hatchback segment and it takes on two popular rivals like Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Chevrolet Beat.
Tata Tiago has been designed following the automaker’s IMPACT design language. This design language has been incorporated in several other Tata models as well, and Tiago is one of them. The hatchback was initially named as Zica, but later the name was changed prior to launch. It features a stylish and sporty appearance, and brings freshness to the company’s car line-up.
Tata Tiago features sharp headlamps, piano black finished smiling pattern front grille. Front bumper of the car sports a wide air intake with a horizontal slat running through middle, chrome garnishing around fog lamps. Apart from that, alloy wheels, sharp character lines, turn indicator integrated wing mirrors enhance the car’s appeal. It also features wraparound compact taillights and thick cuts and creases at rear.
Inside the cabin too, Tata Tiago looks quite sporty and upmarket. It gets a multifunction steering wheel, dual-pod instrument cluster with a digital MID, a hexagonal centre console with silver accent. In terms of space, the car is quite spacious and offers comfort to the occupants. Tata Motors is also working on a performance variant of Tiago, which will be christened as Tiago Sport.
On the powertrain front, Tata Tiago is available with both petrol and diesel engine options. Petrol variant takes power from a 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revotron engine, which churns out 85 PS of peak power and 114 Nm of peak torque. The diesel variant on the other hand is powered by a 1.05-litre three-cylinder Revotorq engine, kicking out 70 PS of peak power and 140 Nm of peak torque. Transmission duty is done by a 5-speed manual gearbox, and the company is working on an AMT as well.