Q1. What is the launch date of new Tata Zest compact sedan?
Ans: Tata Zest compact sedan was unveiled at the recently held 2014 Indian Auto Expo. The new compact sedan officially launched in the market on July 12, 2014. [Also Read- Tata Zest compact sedan launched]
Q2. Tell me the Tata Zest engine specifications?
Ans: The new Tata Zest will be made available in both petrol and diesel guise. While the petrol version gets the Revotron 1.2-litre turbocharged MPFi engine that churns out a max power output of 84bhp and 140Nm of torque, the oil burner has 1.3-litre Quadrajet engine producing two different power output 75bhp and 90bhp. Both the engines are mated to a five-speed manual version and revolutionary five-speed automated manual transmission gearbox.
Q3. What are the safety features in Tata Zest?
Ans: The new Tata Zest will get several advanced safety features including EPAS (Electronic Power Assisted System) with ‘Active Return’ function and speed sensing power steering, new advanced ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) and Cornering stability feature, and many more.
Q4. What is the price of Tata Zest compact sedan?
Ans: Tata Zest is a sub-4 metre sedan which is benefited by excise duty cut. It is expected to be priced in the range of Rs. 4.64 lakh to 6.66 lakh.
Q5. What is the acceleration of Tata Zest?
Ans: The exact acceleration and pick-up details for the Zest will be revealed at the time of its launch. It gets the new 1.2-litre turbocharged engine that produces 84bhp, and is likely to accelerate the sedan to 100kmph in less than 14 seconds. The diesel version will get the tried & tested 1.3L Multi-jet engine, which accelerates the Zest to 100kmph from stand still in less than 16 seconds.
Q6. Tell me about new Tata Zest sedan power?
Ans: The 1.2-litre Turbocharged petrol engine produces a top power output of 89bhp at 5000rpm along with a peak torque of 140Nm at 1750-3500rpm. On the other hand, the diesel engine is capable of developing a max power output of 89bhp at 4000rpm and 200Nm of torque at 1750-3000rpm.
Q7. What is the boot space of Tata Zest?
Ans: The Tata Zest is likely to get a boot space of around 360-litres, which is sufficient enough to carry 3-4 suitcases.
Q8. What is the mileage of Tata Zest in city and on highway?
Ans: While the petrol version of Tata Zest is expected to deliver a good fuel economy of around 15kmpl in city and 18kmpl on highway, the diesel engine is likely to return an impressive fuel economy of around 18-19kmpl in city and 23kmpl on freeways.
Q9. How is the performance of new Tata Zest?
Ans: Tata Motors has given some smart features and powerful engines to Zest, which is expected to enhance the performance of this sedan. The vehicle gets electronic power assisted system with Active Return function and speed sensitive power steering. The dual path suspension coupled with a zero pivot subframe ensures smooth and comfortable ride.
Q10. Tell me about new Tata Zest’s engine option?
Ans: The new Tata Zest compact sedan will get a 1.2-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 84bhp and a 1.3-litre turbocharged Quadrajet engine that produces 89bhp.
Q11. Does new Tata Zest come with automatic transmission gearbox?
Ans: Yes, the new Tata Zest diesel engine will be coupled to a five-speed automated manual transmission gearbox. This engine transmits the power to front wheels of the sedan.
Q12. Does new Tata Zest compact sedan come in LPG and CNG versions?
Ans: Initially, the Tata Zest compact sedan will come in petrol and diesel versions. Later, the company might launch the LPG and CNG versions of the car.
Q13. Which engine will power the Tata Zest diesel?
Ans: The Fiat’s sourced 1.3-litre Multi-jet engine will power the new Tata Zest sedan. This engine will be tuned by Tata Motors to provide high performance and fuel efficiency.
Q14. Does Tata Zest come with power steering?
Ans: Yes, the new Tata Zest will come with an advanced speed sensing power steering.
Q15. How many colours are available in new Tata Zest?
Ans: Tata Zest compact sedan is available in six exciting exterior shades >> buzz blue, pristine white, platinum silver, sky grey, venetian red and dune beige.
Q16. What are the new Tata Zest variants?
Ans: The Tata Zest compact sedan is available in nine variants- 4 petrol and 5 diesel. The petrol versions are XE, XM, XMS and XT while the diesel variants include XE, XM, XMA, XMS and the XT.
Q17. Does new Tata Zest have safety airbags?
Ans: Yes, the Tata Zest compact sedan is equipped with airbags for both driver and its co-occupant. However, the entry level variant lacks airbags for both driver and front passenger.
Q17. What is the new Tata Zest fuel tank capacity?
Ans: Tata Zest compact sedan comes with a good fuel tank capacity of 44-litres.
Q18. Tell me the best engine oil for new Tata Zest?
Ans: The Tata Zest compact sedan is available in both petrol and diesel fuel options. The recommended engine oil for both motors is 5W40 synthetic oil. This synthetic oil increases engine life and offers hassle free driving experience.
Q19. What is the new Tata Zest ground clearance?
Ans: The Tata Zest petrol model comes with a large ground clearance of 175mm which is best-in segment. Its diesel version comes with a good ground clearance of 165mm.
Q: What is the tyre pressure of new Tata Zest?
Ans: The recommended tyre pressure for the new Zest compact sedan is 30-35PSI. The 35PSI will offer better fuel economy while the 30PSI pressure gives comfortable driving experience.
Q: What is the booking status for new Tata Zest?
Ans: The bookings for the compact sedan have already commenced and one can book the car by paying a token amount of Rs. 21,000.