Tigor from TATA MOTORS is the newest addition to the compact segment with more than half a dozen competitors leading the segment. The 5 seater Tigor is sub 4 metre compact sedan with a starting price of 4.7 lakhs (ex-showroom delhi).
In terms of appearence, the Tigor doesn’t seems to compromise as its sub-4 meter rivals look. The designers have given the car a coupe like styling allowing the boot look well integrated into the main body of the car. The boot design is done tastefully with the LED effect wrap around the tail. Lamps and the chrome trip running across tends its premium look. Upfront it looks the as its hatch sibling i.e Tiago with the same smilling signature mesh grill.
As soon you step in side the cabin of the Tigor you will feel that the its much similar its hatchback sibling Tiago with dark theme.Its a neat and simple layout but still got some nice touches that can make feal quite primium and nice, lots of chrome case around the ac vents and the center console. the lower plastic are the only thing that let it down a bit and small fit and finish remains but the piano black center console that have been used quit liberaly. There’s lots of storage space that meas its a practical pace to be in.
In terms of dimension the Tigor is 246 mm longer than Tiago and has a wheel base of 50 mm more to generate more knee rome for the back passenger. The Tigor weighs 1062 kgs which is the heaviest car in the segment.
With a 1.2 litre 3 cylinder petrol engine , the Tigor generates peak power of 85 BHP which is slightly higher than the king of the segment i.e the Dzire but lower than the honda amaze and Ford Figo Aspire. Its fuel tank capacity is 35 liters which is the smallest in the segment.
On like-to-like comparison where Tigor stands out in the boot space with a massive 419 liters, which is 33% bigger than the swift dzire and 3% more than the hyundai xcent.