Tata Motors has been one of the most trustworthy car brands in India which comes with the brand power of the massive industrial Tata Group. Tata cars are known for their practicality and affordability. When it comes to Tata Motors cars, the first name that flashes in your mind is the Tata Indica, the most popular and widely accepted compact hatchback in India from Tata’s stable. However, Tata cars were never ever known for great style or luxury quotient. Yes, the Tata Safari has been very popular as a luxurious vehicle, but it has also faded into oblivion with great stylish and premium quality rivals’ emergence in the Indian market. Tata Motors has been thus, extensively working to fix its boring and cheap car maker tag. Tata wishes to have a stylish, premium and new-age appeal with global quality dashing new cars, and it does not seem to be a hard job for the owners of the iconic Jaguar Land Rover.
The first effort to overhaul its brand appeal from Tata Motors came in the form of the very cool and fresh looking Tata Tiago compact hatch that replaces the Indica. And the Tiago has the capability to completely change your mindset towards Tata cars once you know about it and drive it. Tata has also launched its next mind-blowing new model – the Tata Hexa flagship crossover, but here we are taking a look at only the Tiago hatchback and consider the coolest facts about the car that makes it so different and a special Tata car.
Read on to find out why the Tata Tiago promises to be the best remembered Tata car ever with its very cool aspects and capabilities:
Cool Fresh Styling
The Indian car market has matured quite a bit, and the modern Indian buyers consider good styling as one of the key factors before buying a new car. The Tata Tiago certainly scores high on styling. It looks fresh, young and really good and its design kind of grows on you with time. The Tiago flaunts a completely new Impact design language that Tata Motors has adopted, and this styling is surely impactful.
The Tiago offers a perfect mix of style and practicality in its design, while being stylish it is not overtly aggressive looking or over the top blingy. It does not resort to excessive use of chrome, body cladding or unnecessary ornamentations to grab initial attention. However, its overall design, clean lines and sensible styling elements make it stand out in the heavy crowd of its rivals in the segment. Tata Motors has paid great attention to good details such as smoked 3D headlamps that integrate nicely with the stylish grille and well sculpted bumper.
Cool Quality Interiors
After you are satisfied with its chic and stylish exterior design, you will be more pleasantly surprised one you step inside the car. The Tata Tiago greets with a modern, practical, stylish and good quality cabin, which really enhances the ownership quality and driving experience of this car. The quality of the Tiago’s cabin is so good that it feels from segments above. Moreover, it doesn’t feel anything like a mass market Tata car and feels like an absolute global car, which increases the car’s overall value considerably. Several tones are used to make the interiors attractive. There’s a lot of classy piano black, chrome and silver trims and highlights and there’s also a two-tone dashboard design. However, again everything seems to be well proportioned and nothing over the top.
Apart from a superb interior design, there are also good quality materials and careful fit and finish to go with it. There are a plenty of utility spaces as well, while the driver’s seat and steering wheel are height adjustable for convenience. The car also offers a great boot space of 242 liters. Tall occupants worry not, as there’s ample amount of headspace, shoulder-room and legroom in this compact car.
Cool Reliable Powertrains
Under the hood, the Tiago gets powered by a 1.2 liter 3-cylinder Revotron petrol mill that generates 84 bhp of power and 114 Nm of torque, and a 1.05 liter 3-cylinder Revotorq diesel engine that delivers 67 bhp and 139 Nm. The engines are paired with a 5 speed manual transmission, while an AMT choice is expected to launch soon.
More Cool Tiago Facts
Fuel efficiency is very important for the Indian car buyers and the Tiago offers a very impressive real-time mileage of 21 Kmpl, when you run it with the air conditioner always on. The car achieves this with the two driving modes that it offers, namely ‘Eco’ for enhanced fuel economy, and ‘City’ for better performance.
The compact hatchback is packed impressively with many cool features including a great ConnectNext infotainment system by Harman with 8 speakers, AUX, USB and Bluetooth support. There’s also turn-by-turn navigation support through NaviMaps app. It also offers safety features like front dual airbags, ABS with EBD and more
The Tata Tiago is really a very capable car and with all its good qualities, it also comes with Tata’s patent affordability as well. The Tiago has a starting price of Rs. 3.36 lakhs (ex-showroom). It has many popular market rivals in India. Price-wise it primarily fights with the Maruti Suzuki Alto K10, but when it comes to features in the higher variants it also locks horns with the likes of the Hyundai Grand i10 and Ford Figo.
The Tata Tiago really offers great style, space, comfort and superior features. It also delivers amazing mileage along with good reliable performance and superb affordable pricing. It promises to be a great complete package of a small affordable car with higher levels of quality and it effectively meets all the expectations of the new-age buyers of the country who don’t like to settle for the basic and are always looking for good capabilities for their money. So, if you have heard that the Tiago is the best ever car that Tata Motors has yet offered, then you can be well assured that it is true. And the cool new Tata Tiago is certainly so impressive that it will be the first car that comes to your mind when you think Tata cars.