Come 29th of March 2017, Tata Motors is to introduce its second new product in the Indian car market, the sub-compact sedan, Tigor. Based out of the Tiago hatchback and called India’s first ‘Styleback’, the Tigor is to pitch against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Dzire and Hyundai Xcent. That said, Tata Motors already have a compact sedan in its portfolio which is the Zest. Now the Zest is to be sold alongside the Tigor, so in order to see which one is the best pick of the lot, we compare both these on the basis of price, features and specifications.
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.