Priced at Rs 5.39 lakh (ex-Delhi), the Tata Tiago AMT will rival Maruti Celerio AMT and Hyundai Grand i10 AT.
Tata Motors has finally rolled out the automatic derivative of its popular hatchback – Tiago. Available only on the XZA variant, the Tata Tiago AMT (Automatic) is being priced at Rs 5.39 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Similar to the regular XZA trim, the automatic version comes packed with a 1.2L Revotron, 3-cylinder petrol engine. Though, the change comes in the form of Easy-Shift AMT gearbox unit. This auto box comes with four gear positions – Automatic, Neutral, Reverse and Manual.
Besides this, the Tata Tiago AMT offers two drive modes – Sports and City. This makes it first car to offer Sports mode in the hatchback segment. This new automatic version comes as an option for buyers who want an affordable small car with smooth city drivability. Design and features of the Tata Tiago automatic remain similar to the regular variant. Read – Tata Tigor sub-compact sedan – All You Need To Know
Commenting on the launch, Mr. MayankPareek, President, Passenger Vehicles Business Unit, Tata Motors,said,“Since its launch in 2016, the TIAGO – our first product to be launched under the IMPACT design language; stood out as an attractive, innovative and feature loaded car. It is the most awarded car of the year with over 13 awards and counting. Besides, due to the continued good response to the TIAGO, we are witnessing a month-on-month growth in the immensely competitive hatchback segment. The TIAGO has been instrumental in the growth of Tata Motors’ brand across the PV market. In line with our commitment of launching products that cater to the need of the ever-evolving customer, we are happy to launch the TIAGO AMT today. We are confident that it will further expand the market for us.”
|Delhi||Rs 5.39 lakh|
|Mumbai||Rs 5.73 lakh|
|Engine||1.2-litre, 3-cylinder VCTi Revotron|
|Max Power||83.8bhp @ 6,000rpm|
|Max Torque||114Nm @ 3,500rpm|
At the heart of the Tata Tiago automatic is the same 1.2-litre, 3-cylinder VCTi Revotron petrol engine that powers the regular variants. This gasoline motor belts out a top power of 83.8bhp at 6,000rpm against 114Nm at 3,500rpm. What is the new with this engine is a new 5-speed automated manual transmission enhancing its city drivability and handling experience.
As mentioned above, the Tiago offers first-in-segment performance-oriented Sports mode. While the City mode makes it ease in city traffic. The hatchback’s Easy Shift AMT has four gearshifts – Automatic, Neutral, Reverse and Manual. On the fuel efficiency ground, the Tiago automatic model will stay close to the standard petrol (MT) model. Picture Gallery – Upcoming Tata Cars in India
Tata Tiago AMT (Automatic) Competition
The Tiago AMT will be competing against Maruti Suzuki Celerio AMT and Hyundai Grand i10 AT in India.
Proportionally, the new automatic model is similar to the hatchback’s regular version. While the length, width and height of the hatchback measure 3,746mm, 1,647mm and 1,535mm respectively, the wheelbase stands at 2,400mm. The small car sits on a 170mm of ground clearance, which is more than sufficient to tackle Indian road conditions. It has a boot space of 240-litres, which is good enough to accommodate 3 suitcases.
As a reminder, the Tiago hatchback is being made available in five trim levels – XB, XE, XM, XT and XZ. The fully-loaded XZ variant features body colored door handles with wind mirrors, rear parking sensors, Harman infotainment system, fabric seat upholstery and driver seatbelt reminder. Other key highlights include power windows, follow-me-home lamps, speed sensing door locks, rear parcel tray, remote locking, etc.