After much delay, Tata Motors has finally renamed the Zica hatchback as Tiago (Spanish Name for Baby Boy). As per a fresh update, the company has announced that it has started the production for the hatchback at its Sanand facility in Gujarat.
After Nano, this is the second model that shall will be rolled out from the company’s facility. As revealed by sources, the company is awaiting for the regulatory registration process to be completed and has already produced about 1,800 units of Tiago.
The upcoming Tata Tiago will be offered in 1.2-litre Revotron based petrol engine and 1.0 litre Revotorq diesel engine. The petrol engine generates about 84bhp of power, while the diesel would put out about 69bhp of power. Though initially Tiago may be offered in 5-speed manual transmission, it could soon get an AMT variant in the coming days. The vehicle carries a 35-litre fuel tank and weighs about 1080 kgs. The vehicle would indeed get the first engines in its class that features a multi-drive modes like City and Eco.
From the safety perspective, the Tata Tiago gets EBD, ABS, speed sensing doors that auto lock, corner stability control, energy absorbing body structure and dual front airbags. The vehicle would also feature follow-me halogen headlamps along with fog lamps on the front. As for dimensions, it measures about 3746mm in length, 1537mm in height and about 1647mm in width. The hatchback gets a ground clearance of about 170mm and has a wheelbase of about 2400mm. The hatchback also boasts of having a boot space of about 242-litres.
Inside, the Tiago impresses with 8-speakers, ConnectNext Infotainment by Harman with AUX-IN, Bluetooth and USB connectivity options for entertainment purpose. As for the exterior, apart from the company impressive new design philosophy, the vehicle gets sporty 14-inch alloys wheels that commands attention. The pricing aspect for Tiago is currently not known for now, but it is anticipated to be priced around Rs 4-6 lakhs.