To be called 'XZ+', the top-end version of the company's popular small car (avg. monthly sales between May-October 2018 - 8,100 units) will reportedly launch on 12 December.
The Tata Tiago XZ+ sports several features that are restricted to the top-spec Tigor. The flagship variant features smoked projector headlamp, 15-inch alloy wheels, side body moulding, chrome accent on the tailgate, and a black roof. Additionally, the new model will be available in two new colour schemes - Canyon Orange and Ocean Blue. Other colour options include - Berry Red, Espresso Brown, Pearlescent White & Titanium Grey.
On the inside, the Tata Tiago XZ+ features a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Voice command access and incoming SMS notification. Other highlights of the equipment list include automatic climate control, four speakers and four tweeters, steering-mounted audio and telephone controls, electrically foldable ORVMs, cooled glove compartment and central locking with flip key remote. Safety features on offer include ABS with EBD and corner stability control, dual front airbags, rear parking sensors, and speed-sensing auto door locks.
The technical specifications remain unchanged. The petrol version of the Tata Tiago XZ+ draws power from a 1.2-litre naturally aspirated three-cylinder petrol engine that outputs 85 PS at 6,000 rpm and 114 Nm at 3,500 rpm. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual transmission and a 5-speed AMT. The diesel variant is powered by a 1.05-litre turbocharged three-cylinder mill that delivers 70 PS at 4,000 rpm and 140 Nm between 1,800-3,000 rpm. The oil-burner comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.
The Tata Tiago range is priced between INR 3.4 - 6.05 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The XZ+ variant is expected to cost up to INR 25,000 higher.