Tata Tigor AMT: New TVC has a funny take on AMT

Tata Motors has just released a new TVC for the Tigor AMT compact sedan, which was launched recently in two variants. The Tata Tigor AMT is india’s least priced automatic sedan with prices starting from just Rs. 6.39 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. While this is the price of the XMA trim, the top-end XZA Plus trim is priced at Rs. 7.24 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi. The Tata Tigor AMT is powered by a 1.2 liter-3 cylinder petrol engine, and is also available with a 5 speed manual gearbox. Here’s a new TVC for the Tigor AMT.

The petrol engine of the car puts out 84 Bhp of peak power and 115 Nm of peak torque. The Tata Tigor competes with the likes of the Maruti Dzire, Ford Aspire, Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze and Volkswagen Ameo. Sharp pricing that makes it India’s cheapest compact sedan is the car’s major selling point. It gets a unique notchback form factor, which also gives it a distinctive design.

The Tata Tigor is also available with a 1.1 liter-3 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine that puts out 70 Bhp-140 Nm. The diesel engine gets a 5 speed manual gearbox as standard, and unlike the petrol motor is not available with an AMT option. Tata Motors also sells a high performance version of the Tigor under the JTP sub-brand. The Tigor JTP uses a 1.2 liter turbocharged petrol engine that makes 112 Bhp-150 Nm.

Tata Tigor AMT: New TVC has a funny take on AMT

The Tigor JTP is the one of most powerful compact sedans in India, and has been tuned to offer great handling as well. The car gets stiffer suspension than the regular variants, and the revised suspension also lowers the ride height. The Tigor JTP is a lot more fun to drive than the regular variants, and also gets revised gear ratios for better grunt throughout the gears. The raspy exhaust note is another sporty touch on the JTP trim, which gets colour coded interior bits and mild cosmetic changes on the outside. Prices of the Tigor JTP start from Rs. 7.49 lakhs.

There’s an electric variant of the Tigor as well, but is currently offered only to fleet operators and government departments. In the coming months, Tata Motors is likely to begin selling the Tigor EV to private car buyers as well. Meawhile, despite Tata Motors’ best efforts at constantly updating the Tigor, sales of the car have been ordinary. Even a brand ambassador like Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has not been able to build enough momentum for the Tigor brand. Next year, the diesel variants of the Tigor will be discontinued due to the upcoming Bharat Stage 6 (BS6) norms, and only the petrol variants of the car will be made BS6 compliant.