Tata Tigor vs Tiago? Which One Is Better?

Tata’s hatchback Tiago was well accepted by the Indian car buyers. Now, Tata has plans of capitalizing on its success with the compact sedan derivative of the Tiago. The Tigor is a sub-compact sedan that will be positioned below the Tata Zest.

As of now, Tigor doesn’t have any direct rivals. But it might pull buyers away from the Tiago. Read the comparison of the two.

Tata Tigor vs Tiago Price Comparison

Variants Tigor Petrol

(estimated ex-showroom Price)

Tiago Petrol

(Ex-showroom Delhi Price)

XB Rs. 3.24 lakh
XE Rs. 4.70 lakh Rs. 3.80 lakh
XM Rs. 4.11 lakh
XT Rs. 5.41 lakh Rs. 4.42 lakh
XZ Rs. 5.90 lakh Rs. 4.99 lakh
XZ(O) Rs. 6.19 lakh
Variants Tigor Diesel

(estimated ex-showroom Price)

Tiago Diesel

(Ex-showroom Delhi Price)

XB Rs. 3.99 lakh
XE Rs. 5.60 lakh Rs. 4.50 lakh
XM Rs. 4.91 lakh
XT Rs. 6.31 lakh Rs. 5.22 lakh
XZ Rs. 6.80 lakh Rs. 5.78 lakh
XZ(O) Rs. 7.09 lakh

As compared to the Tiago, the Tigor is 90,000 costlier. Starting price of Tigor petrol is Rs. 4.70 lakh while Tigor’s starting price of diesel variant is Rs. 5.60 lakh. Currently, the Tiago petrol range starts at Rs. 3.24 lakh while the diesel variants are priced Rs. 3.99 lakh onwards.

Tata Tigor vs Tiago Specifications Comparison

Tigor Diesel Tiago Diesel
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.05 L Diesel 1.05 L Diesel
Power 69 bhp 69 bhp
Torque 140 Nm 140 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Mileage 26-27 kpl (estimated) 27.28 kpl (claimed)
Tigor Petrol Tiago Petrol
Engine Type/ Displacement 1.2 L Petrol 1.2 L Petrol
Power 84 bhp 84 bhp
Torque 114 Nm 114 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Mileage 22-23 kpl (estimated) 23.84 kpl (claimed)

Both the cars share transmission and engine options. Petrol variants get a 1.2 L unit that puts out 84 bhp and 114 Nm while the diesel variants draw power from a 1.05 L 69 bhp engine. Tata also provides the Tiago petrol with a 5-speed AMT unit. Eventually, the 5-speed AMT will also make it to the Tigor sedan.

Tata Tigor vs Tiago Mileage Comparison

Tigor Tiago
Diesel 26.80 KMPL 27.28 KMPL
Petrol 20.89 KMPL 23.84 KMPL

Diesel variant of Tiago provides an overall fuel efficiency of 27.28 kpl. And petrol variant provides approx. 24 KMPL. Tigor is also as fuel efficient.

Tigor Tiago
Length x Width x Height 3992 x 1677 x 1537 mm 3746 x 1647 x 1535 mm
Wheelbase 2450 mm 2400 mm
Kerb Weight 1130 kg 1080 kg
Wheel Type and Size 15-inch alloys 14-inch alloys
Boot Space 419 L 242 L

Very clearly, the Tigor is longer than the Tiago. Also it is slightly wider. It has a bigger boot and in petrol version bigger 15 inch rims are available.

Tata Tigor vs Tata Tiago Features Comparison

Both the cars have almost same features. Just in top variants of the compact sedan there are more features, like a bigger touch enabled display, automatic climate control etc.

Tata Tiago


Tigor Tiago
Air Conditioner Type Automatic Climate Control Manual
Power Windows Yes (4) Yes (4)
Central Locking Remote Key Remote Key
Steering Audio Controls Yes Yes
Audio System 5 inch Touchscreen 2-DIN Audio System
Airbags 2 2
ABS Yes Yes

Tata Tigor

Tata Tigor vs Tata Tiago Design Comparison

Both the cars are same in terms of design until the B-pillar. The front styling is also same. However, the Tigor has double barrel headlamps with projector units and black inserts. Tigor has a notchback shape and features split tail lamps with LED detailing.

The cabin of the cars is almost same. However, the Tigor does get some additional features such as a bigger display for the AVN and auto aircon.

Tata Tigor vs Tiago Comparison – Verdict

Tigor is just the right product that will help Tata to expand its market share. It has same qualities as the Tiago with the added bonus of a bigger boot. So, it makes sense to spend more money for the Tigor.

Price – Tigor costs around Rs. 90,000 more than the Tiago spec for spec
Specifications – Engine and transmission options are same. Both cars get a 1.05 L Diesel and 1.2 L petrol with a 5-speed manual transmission.
Features – Tigor gets additional features such as auto aircon, touchscreen, etc.
Design – Tata has done a great job of integrating a boot into the Tiago’s design.

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