Tata Tiago CNG and Tigor CNG Launch Soon, Bookings Open, Watch Video
Tata Tiago CNG is one of the most awaited small cars in India. Tata Motors has been planning to launch the CNG version of the Tiago in India for a really long time. After a long wait, finally the country’s leading automaker Tata Motors is gearing up to enter the CNG passenger vehicle segment. Tata Motors is all set to launch its first CNG vehicles – Tata Tiago CNG and Tata Tigor CNG.
Teaser Released On Twitter
The country’s second-largest automaker has officially released a teaser of Tata Tiago CNG ahead of its launch. The Tata Tiago CNG is expected to be launched this month. Also, unofficial bookings are already open for the same at select Tata Motors dealerships in India.
Get ready for the game ChaNGer this 2022!
— Tata Motors Cars (@TataMotors_Cars) December 31, 2021
Tata Tiago CNG Booking Amount
Tata Motors took to all its social media platforms to release a video on New Year’s Eve, hinting at the launch of Tata Tiago CNG. When launched, the new CNG version of the Tiago will be Tata Motors’ first CNG car. The company has not yet officially disclosed the exact date of its launch. However, according to reports, dealership sources in Delhi-NCR say that its pre-bookings have been going on since October last year. Different dealerships are pre-booking the Tiago CNG with a refundable token amount ranging from Rs 11,000 to Rs 15,000.
Tata Tiago CNG Engine Details
Currently, the Tata Tiago gets a 1.2-liter, three-cylinder, naturally-aspirated petrol engine. This motor generates power of 84.8 hp and a peak torque of 113 Nm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox as standard and also gets an optional 5-speed AMT. The upcoming CNG version of the car is expected to get a de-tuned version of the 1.2-liter petrol motor. Apart from this, the engine will only be mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox.
Look and Design
Going by the spy images of the testing model, it is known that the design of the CNG variant will be similar to the facelifted version of their standard ICE (Internal Combustion Engine) models. That is, in terms of design or size, there is little hope of seeing any major change in the CNG model. Talking about the exterior look and design, many features like projector headlamp, LED DRL, fog lamp, shark fin antenna, LED stop lamp, LED tail lights can be found in it. No pictures of the interiors of the CNG model have been revealed yet. However, as mentioned earlier, no major difference is expected from the regular model. New multi-spoke alloy wheels have been given in the car. The front grille of the car gets a tri-arrow theme which is the hallmark of the car.
The Tiago CNG XZ variant will get the same features as the standard XZ trim. This includes a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, voice commands, steering mounted audio and phone controls, height-adjustable driver seat, one-touch drawer window, cooled glove box and more. The XT trim gets features like front and rear power windows, piano black interior inserts and steering wheel, Tata ConnectNext application support and electrically adjustable ORVMs with integrated turn indicators.
Tata Tiago CNG Price
The Tata Tiago hatchback is currently available in 9 variants and 4 trim options – XE, XT, XZ, and XZ+. The car is available in Delhi at a starting price of Rs 4.99 Lakh ex-showroom and the price of the top models goes up to Rs 7.07 Lakh. The prices of the Tata Tiago CNG model are likely to be around Rs 50,000 to Rs 60,000 higher than the standard ICE models. After launching the new Tata Tiago CNG, it will compete with cars like Hyundai Santro CNG, Maruti Suzuki WagonR S-CNG in the Indian market. Whereas, the Tata Tigor CNG car will compete with Maruti Suzuki’s upcoming sedan DZire CNG and Hyundai Aura CNG cars.