Tata Motors is planning to foray into cross-hatch segment with a Tiago based crossover. Called the Tata Tiago NRG, the cross-hatch will be offered in a single variant by the end of this month. The new Tata crossover will be put up against the Maruti Celerio X. Touted as ‘Urban Toughroader’, the Tata Tiago NRG is likely to be the most affordable cross hatchback in the country. While its arch rival – Celerio X is available at a starting price of Rs 4.63 lakh, the new Tata cross-hatch is estimated to be priced around Rs 4.2 lakh (ex-showroom). Read – Tata Nexon Neon Green Edition Is Coming Soon
The leaked pictures reveal that the Tata Tiago NRG comes with a black body kit that includes dual-tone bumpers with integrated silver scuff plates, black trim around the wheel arches and side skirts. The blacked out front grille, roof and roof rails, wing mirrors, B-pillar and a roof spoiler add more to its sporty appearance. Read – New Tata Mini-SUV & Sedan Under Development
Tata Tiago NRG Pictures
The new Tata cross-hatch has been assembled with dual-tone (Silver & Black), 4-spoke, 14-inch alloy wheels. It gets smoked headlamps at the front end. Round the back, the vehicle sports a thick black trim with the NRG badge on the right and the Tiago moniker on the left. Read – Tata To Launch India’s Most Affordable Performance Cars
With respect to dimensions, the Tata Tiago NRG measures 3793mm in length, 1,665mm in width and 1,587mm in height. Similar to the Tiago hatchback, the cross-hatch sits on 2,400mm of wheelbase. However, its ground clearance is 10mm higher than the regular model. It stands at 180mm of ground clearance.
Tata will offer the Tiago NRG in a choice of three colour schemes – Canyon Orange, Malabar Silver and Fuji White. Save for the Orange and Silver inserts, the interior of the Tata Tiago NRG looks identical to the Tiago hatchback. The list of features will be carried over from the standard model. For safety provision, it will get dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and Corner Stability Control as standard fitments. Check Out – Upcoming Tata Cars in India
Engine setup of the Tata Tiago NRG will include a 1.2-litre 3-cylinder petrol and 1.0-litre, 3-cylinder diesel unit. The former makes 84bhp at 6,000rpm with 114Nm of torque at 3,500rpm, and the latter delivers 69bhp at 4,000rpm with 140Nm at 1,800-3,000rpm. Transmission on offer will be a 5-speed manual unit.
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