2017 Tata Tigor AMT launched at Rs.5.75 lakh
Tata Motors also presented the XM trim in September to expand the range and deliver more options to a buyer. With 95% sales from top three trims and 80% from petrol fuel, Tata Motors has presented the AMT variants. The new variants could help the company upsurge sales between 500-700 units a month and will do well in metros where driving in bumper to bumper traffic is quite a pain.
Awarded for Design Excellence by CII even before launch the TIGOR is a good looking compact sedan and boasts features like Smoked projector headlight with high-intensity illumination, Diamond cut 15” dual tone alloy wheels, LED tail lamps, dual-tone interiors, 24 Intelligent utility spaces etc. In terms of performance, the AMT variants are powered by the same 1.2 1.2L Revotron Petrol engine and develops 85 PS @ 6000 RPM of max power and max torque of 114 Nm @ 3500 RPM.
The XTA comes with full wheel covers for the 14-inch steel wheels, 4 speakers with the infotainment system that comes with navigation and Bluletooth connectivity for smartphones, steering mounted audio controls, rear parking sensors, two airbags and ABS with EBD. The top-spec XZA comes with a 5-inch touchscreen infotainment with four speakers and two tweeters, a reversing camera, and auto weather control and 15-inch alloy wheels.
The Tigor AMT rivals the likes of the Maruti Dzire petrol AMT (starting at Rs.6.73 lakh), Ford Aspire automatic (Rs.8.34 lakh) and Honda Amaze CVT (starting at Rs.7.37 lakh) in the very competitive compact sedan segment. (All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi). The TIGRO Styleback was introduced in the March 2017 and has been averaging about 2500-3000 units a month as compared to the Dzire which now des 30,000 plus units a month. With new variants, Tata Motors could expect higher sales.
Tata is offering the Tigor AMT in two higher-spec trims – XTA and XZA – priced at Rs.5.75 lakh and Rs.6.22 lakh, respectively (prices ex-showroom, Delhi). This is an increase of about Rs.40, 000 compared to their respective manual transmission versions. The Tigor AMT rivals the likes of the Maruti Dzire AMT, Ford Aspire automatic and Honda Amaze CVT in the very competitive compact sedan segment.