Tigor is the newest car of Tata which also called the Styleback, has debuted at Auto Expo in 2016. The new Tata Tigor has done some improvements for the design and interior, but unfortunately, it is only been provided the petrol engine with manual or automatic transmission. Plus, Tigor has a 419L luggage space which is the largest among its class. The renew Tigor has adopted the new IMPACT 2.0 design philosophy, new graphic graffiti, the improved control cabin and also some new features, such as digital instrument cluster. This seems like Tata has decided to use Tigor for grabbing the Indian automotive market and raise its popularity.
Engine and Transmission
Tigor is now using the BS6 standard's 1.2L petrol engine, which able to output for 84bhp/114Nm and equipped with a 5-speed manual or automatic transmission.
Steering and Handling
The manipulation of Tigor is flexible that allows driving easily in the traffic jams and narrow paths, also the suspension has adjusted specifically to absorb the bumps on the road. However, Tata should have done better on reducing noise.
The official mileage parameter is 20.3 km/l, while the mileage data for both the manual and automatic transmission in the petrol engine is the same.
※Length (mm)： 3993
※Width (mm)： 1677
※Height (mm)： 1532
※Wheel Base (mm)： 2450
Tigor is the third Tata car based on IMPACT 2.0 design language right after Tiago and Hexa. Its appearance is very alike Tiago, such as the projector headlamps at the front, 'Humanity' chrome grille and chrome garnish on the front fog lamp bezel.
Tigor has used the alloy wheels and also LED turn indicators on the ORVMs. At the rear, Tigor is equipped with a signature split LED tail lamp cluster, high-mounted LED stop lamp and a rear defogger.
It has a 2.5-inch instrument cluster with a tachometer, fully automatic temperature control, height-adjustable driver seat, central locking with flip key remote, foldable rear seat armrest with cup holders, cooled glovebox, electric boot unlocking, and Harman-developed 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Surprisingly, the interior space is not small although it has a large luggage space and also consists of many practical things. For example, bottle and cup holders in the front console, door pockets with bottle holder and tablet storage space in the glove box.
Specification and Features (XZA PLUS)
※Power Steering, Navigation System, Voice Control
※Heater, Automatic Climate Control
※Rear Seat Headrest, Fabric Upholstery
※Adjustable Headlights, Follow Me Home Headlamps
※KeyLess Entry, Engine Immobilizer
※Anti-Lock Braking System, Central Locking, Child Safety Locks, EBD
Overall, Tata Tigor is still a cost-effective car which has a new look, interior, and also lots of features options after modification. It has a nice driving experience that can easily drive in traffic jams and narrow paths, the adjusted suspension which fixes with the Indian road conditions and also performed well in the mileage and safety assessment. But, the shortcomings are there is no provision of diesel engines and also lesser selections.