On March 29th, Tata Motors will introduce its second new product for the Indian car market this year, it’s all new sub-compact SUV, the Tigor. Based on the Tiago hatchback, the same will pitch against the likes of the existing vehicles in its segment. But Tata Motors already has a compact sedan in its portfolio, the Zest. In order to see which one of these is to be the best pick of the lot, here read our detailed price, features and engine specification based comparison.
Tata Tigor Vs Tata Zest: Price
The prices of the Tata Tigor will be revealed to the world on the 29th of March 2017 when the vehicle gets launched in the Indian car market. It is expected to fall in the range of INR 4.5 to 6.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
The Tata Zest on the other hand retails at a base price of INR 5.17 lakh with the top of the line model costing INR 8.58 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) to own.
Tata Tigor Vs Tata Zest: Features
The Tata Tigor will come loaded with features like steering mounted controls, touchscreen multimedia system, automatic climate control, power windows, power steering, rear-seat arm rest, projector headlamps, LED tail-lights, rear parking camera with sensors, ORVMS with turn indicators, 15-inch alloy wheels among the others. Talking about safety features, the Tigor is to come with dual-airbags
Coming to the Tata Zest, this one comes with steering mounted controls, accessory socket, adjustable seats, navigation system, multi-information display, power windows, dual-tone cabin colour scheme, LED DRLS, speed sensing auto door locks among the others. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS and EBD.
Tata Tigor Vs Tata Zest: Engine specifications
The Tata Tigor is to feature the same engine specifications as that of the Tata Tiago. The petrol variant will be powered by a 1.2-litre Revotron engine producing 84Bhp of power along with 114Nm of peak torque. The diesel derivative gets a 1.03-litre Revotorq motor producing 69Bhp along with 140Nm of peak torque. The transmission responsibilities will be taken care of by a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Coming to the Tata Zest, the petrol derivative gets a 1.2-litre turbocharged Revotron engine producing 90Bhp of power along with 140Nm of peak torque. The diesel derivative gets a 1.3-litre engine which is available in two states of tune, on is a 75Bhp and 190Nm while the other is a 90Bhp and 200Nm of peak torque. Transmission responsibilities are handled by 5-speed manual transmission as standard, while the 90Bhp diesel comes paired to a 5-speed automatic transmission.