Tata Motors launched the 2021 Tata Tigor EV Electric Car earlier this week. The company has launched this to woo private customers looking for a comparatively cheap electric car in India. The Tigor EV is offered in three trims and two color options. The bookings for the Tigor EV were started earlier this month for Rs 21,000. Compared to the outgoing model, many updates have been given to it. Tata Tigor and Tata Tigor EV have been on sale for a long time. But the Tigor EV was till now available only for fleet operators. The 2021 Tigor EV is now looking to change the rules to engage with the customers and make big promises to woo private buyers.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Price and Color
Tata new Tigor EV has been introduced in three variants – XE, XM and XZ+.
The entry-level Tata Tigor EV XE variant of the car is priced at Rs 11.99 lakh.
The Tata Tigor EV XM variant price is Rs 12.49 lakh.
The Tata Tigor EV XZ+ variant price is Rs 12.99 lakh.
The top variant XZ+ (DT) that comes with dual-tone paint scheme is priced at Rs 13.14 lakh.
The car is offered in two colors, the Signature Teal and Daytona Grey.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Electric Car Driving Range
The 2021 Tata Tigor EV offers an ARAI-certified driving range of 306kms in standard test conditions. Although in real-world conditions, this figure can be closer to about 250 kilometers. However, it is higher than the driving range of the older model. The standard version of the previous model of Tigor EV had a range of 142 km and the extended version had a range of 213 km. The new Tigor EV car comes with an automatic transmission drive and sports mode. The car runs on low-rolling-resistance tires, which provide 10 percent less resistance.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Battery
The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV Electric Car gets an IP67 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. This is slightly smaller than the Nexon EV’s 30.2 kWh pack, but there is a slight decrease in the certified range of both vehicles. It is also worth noting here that the Tata Tigor EV is positioned one segment below the Nexon EV. However, it takes around 8.5 hours for both cars to charge the battery from 0 to 80% using the traditional 15A home socket. Tata Motors claims that the battery of the Tigor EV can also be charged via a fast charger. The fast charger will charge the battery up to 80 percent in an hour. The battery pack is IP67 water and weatherproof. Along with this, the company is also giving a warranty of 8 years and 160,000 km.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Performance and Safety
Tata Motors has given Zyptron technology to its new 2021 Tata Tigor EV Electric Car. The company also gives this Ziptron technology to the Tata Nexon SUV. Ziptron technology is claimed to help improve the performance of the Tigor EV while driving. The electric powertrain of the car generates power of 75 hp and torque of 170 Nm. The new Tigor EV car can accelerate from 0 to 60kmph in 5.7 seconds. The top speed of the car is 120kmph. Tata Motors claims that the battery pack uses custom-built thermal management. The Tigor EV has now become the first electric car to be safety crash-tested by the Global NCAP and has received a 4-star safety rating.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Features
Talking about the cabin of the new Tigor EV, it gets a lot of changes compared to the outgoing model. The new 2021 Tigor EV Electric Car gets blue accents on the dashboard and seats, similar to the Nexon EV. It gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system connected to the Harman audio system. It also gets more than 30 connected car features. Talking about other features, it gets electrically adjustable ORVMs, a silent cabin, automatic climate control, push-start button.
2021 Tata Tigor EV Look and Design
The new 2021 Tata Tigor EV Electric Car has been introduced with a completely new design. In terms of looks and styling, the new Tigor EV is based on the standard Tigor facelift that was introduced early last year. Although it looks similar to the ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) version, there are some changes in it. The biggest change is that instead of the conventional grille, it has been given a gloss black panel with electric blue accents. The car gets sleek headlamps with projector units. The front grille and front bumper have also been updated. The wheels get blue-colored accents that speak to the zero-emission character of the subcompact sedan.