There are many companies throughout the world creating and offering innovative electric automobiles, and Indian producers like Tata are not being left behind. For the past four years or so, Tata Motors has been working on electric car development. Tata Motors first started working on the TATA Tigor EV in 2017. After Tata Motors received a contract from EESL for the supply of 10,000 EVs, the electric notchback was created exclusively for fleet operators.
TATA Tigor EV
The TATA Tigor EV was somewhat successful in fleet operations, but it did not appeal to the general public. With the introduction of the new and improved TATA Tigor EV, which is now powered by Tata’s Ziptron platform, it’s feasible that this will alter. The new TATA Tigor EV will be powered by this technology, which has already shown its value in the Nexon EV.
Even though there haven’t been many changes to the new TATA Tigor EV, it nevertheless looks better than it did before. Perhaps the signature Teal Blue colour with the black roof is mostly to blame. In addition to this, the vehicle is also available in Daytona Grey.
TATA Tigor EV Specifications
|Model name||Tata Tiagor EV|
|Engine Type||Permanent Magnet Synchronous Electric Motor|
|Battery Type||26 KWh|
|Charging Time||8.5 Hours|
|Boot Space||316 L|
|Battery Range||306 Km/Full Charge|
|Performance 0 to 100 Kmph||N/A|
|Price & Variants||TATA Tigor EV XE: Rs 11.99 lakhTATA Tigor EV XM: Rs 12.49 lakhTATA Tigor EV XZ+: Rs 12.99 lakhTATA Tigor EV XZ+ Dual Tone: Rs 13.14 lakh|
|Color Options||Daytona GreyTeal Blue|
TATA Tigor EV Design Styling
The Tata Tigor EV has the same general silhouette as the previous generation. The Tata logo is clearly displayed on the grille up front. With the release of the new electric, Tata appears to have missed the chance to adopt LED headlamps. A halogen projector controls the headlamp’s low beam, while a halogen reflector controls the high beam. A strip with an electric blue finish is located beneath the headlamp.
The wheels are tri-tone, with Grey and Black as the primary colors and one-quarter finished in a blue shade. Tata Motors used clever packaging because it is less expensive to produce and looks really premium. The roofline slopes to the rear and abruptly drops after the boot, giving it the notchback appearance.
The tail lights are split LED units linked by a thick chrome strip. You get a rear-view mirror beneath it. On top is a faux spoiler with an integrated LED stop light. Overall, the new TATA Tigor EV looks great and is a significant improvement over the previous model, especially in this Teal Blue color.
TATA Tigor EV Interior and Convenience
Step into the new TATA Tigor EV and you can immediately tell the difference. The tri-arrow embroidery on the seats is part of Tata’s new design language, which is seen throughout the entire cabin. While the dashboard and door panels all have a dual-tone finish, the seats are dressed out in black.
A fully digital cluster that shows numerous metrics controls the instrumentation. The TATA Tigor EV has an LCD panel in the centre that shows the time, temperature, odometer, gear selection, battery charge level, and remaining range.
The Tata Tiagor eV come with:
- Air Conditioner – Fully automatic temperature control
- Steering Adjustment – Tilt
- Cruise Control
- Power Outlets 12V
- Rear Parking Sensor
- Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirror
- Height Adjustable Driver Seat
- Upholstery – Premium full fabric
- Front Cup Holders
- Keyless Entry
- Climate Control
- Connect app with car
- Fast Charging
- Power Window (Front & Rear)
The Tigor, on the other hand, scores extremely well in terms of space. The cabin is light and airy. The space in front is adequate in any case, and after adjusting the drivers’ seat to my height and usage requirements, we proceeded to inspect the rear seat. The Tata Tigor EV has a large boot space of approximately 316 litres. However, there are two issues that concern us. The spare wheel is now in the boot rather than the footwell. This takes up a lot of boot space. Furthermore, there is no option to fold down the rear seat to increase load carrying capacity.
TATA Tigor EV Performance
The 26kWh battery capacity of the new TATA Tigor EV (for reference, the Xpress-T gets two sizes: 16.5kWh and 21.5kWh). It can be quickly charged; with a 25kW DC charger, it can charge from zero to eighty percent in 65 minutes as opposed to eight hours and forty-five minutes using a conventional 15A outlet.
Tata claims a certified ARAI range of 306 kilometres with the larger battery. While we will put it through our instrumented road test, during our initial drive through and around Mumbai city, we got 1.9 to 2.1 km for every 1% of battery drop, thus anticipate a range of roughly 180 to 200 km. While this is insufficient for weekend getaways to remote locations, it is more than enough for daily city use. Keep in mind that system power is decreased to increase range if the battery drops below 25%.
Both the steering and the suspension have been tweaked to perfection. It does appear that the suspension was strengthened a little to accommodate the battery pack’s added weight. Consequently, exceptional cornering abilities have been produced.
TATA Tigor EV Safety and Key Features
Tata Motors has always produced safe vehicles, and over the past few years, this level has only risen. This also applies to the TATA Tigor EV. An important accomplishment is the notchback’s 4-Star GNCAP crash test rating.
Safety Features include
- Passenger Airbags
- Hill Assist
- Engine Immobilizer
- Child Safety Lock
- Power Door Lock
- Dual Air Bags
- Seat Belt with Pretensioners, Load Limiters and Crash-Locking Tongue
It makes a case for itself for people with greater running and who can take use of larger subsidies. This Tigor is unquestionably the greatest model because of the powertrain upgrade; it keeps nice features like the interior room, comfortable ride, and safety while replacing the underwhelming engine with a smoother, cleaner motor. The TATA Tigor EV excels at its intended role as a simple-to-drive city commuter.
TATA Tigor EV small size is ideal for city driving, and its smooth, silent, and well-equipped performance all complement the small size and light handling. Additionally, its range is more than adequate for ordinary city life. In fact, it may even outperform the Nexon EV in our tests, which would not surprise us. It is therefore competent, spotless, and extremely safe; an automobile with excellent and noble intents, much like the customers who would purchase it.