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Tata Zest

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XE Petrol
  • XE Petrol
    PetrolManual Rs.5,52,238
  • XM Petrol
    PetrolManual Rs.6,21,179
  • XMS Petrol
    PetrolManual Rs.6,40,627
  • XE 75 PS Diesel
    DieselManual Rs.6,59,083
  • XT Petrol
    PetrolManual Rs.7,00,034
  • XM 75 PS Diesel
    DieselManual Rs.7,24,934
  • XMS 75 PS Diesel
    DieselManual Rs.7,51,158
  • Premio
    DieselManual Rs.7,73,719
  • XMA Diesel
    DieselAutomatic Rs.8,12,022
  • XT Diesel
    DieselManual Rs.8,13,254
  • XTA Diesel
    DieselAutomatic Rs.8,94,184
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Zest Price List

Tata Zest price starts at Rs. 5.52 Lakhs and goes upto Rs. 8.94 Lakhs. Petrol Zest price starts at Rs. 5.52 Lakhs. Diesel Zest price starts at Rs. 6.59 Lakhs.

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Tata Zest Review

The Tata Zest compact sedan is the first of the new vehicles from the Pune-based automaker. It was first shown just ahead of the Auto Expo, and was launched in the middle of 2014 in five diesel and four petrol variants. full review

The Tata Zest compact sedan is the first of the new vehicles from the Pune-based automaker. It was first shown just ahead of the Auto Expo, and was launched in the middle of 2014 in five diesel and four petrol variants.

It features a very similar design to that of the hatchback but includes a noticeable but quite decent looking boot. It makes use of the same engine, underpinnings, interior design as well as feature list from the hatchback.

The variant nomenclature is new to this family of vehicles and runs across both petrol and diesel engine options- XE, XM, XMS, XT and XMA , the last of which is specific to the diesel range and has been mated to the five-speed AMT.


The Tata Zest follows the same principle as that of the Bolt hatchback in terms of design and overall appearance. The side profile remains the same up to the C-Pillar but thanks to the boot has a different appearance. At the back, the lights have a similar design to that of the hatchback with a stubby boot lid. All variants are being offered with alloy wheels, body coloured bumpers and chrome inserts on the outside, the final being added for premium appeal.

Above the base XE variant, projector head lamps, chrome weather strips on windows and OVRMs with LED indicators are standard. The top-spec XT variant also gets chrome garnish on the fog lamps, LED daytime running lights and LED guide rings on the head lamps.


The interiors are exactly the same as the hatchback including the overall layout, features and upholstery. The list includes Harman touch screen music system, gauges behind the steering wheel and two-tone upholstery across all variants.

The feature list is exhaustive with the top-spec XT (petrol and diesel) getting a touch screen infotainment system developed by Harman for Tata, climate control, power windows, electrically adjustable OVRMs, rear parking sensors, dual-tone interiors, door-coordinated cabin lights and day night adjustable rear-view mirror.

Engine and gearbox

In terms of engines, Tata will offer this compact sedan with the 1.2-litre Revotron engine which is petrol powered and produces 84bhp/140Nm. The diesel engine on the other hand is the 1.3-litre Quadrajet diesel. Transmission options include the five-speed manual as well as an AMT which is a first for Tata especially in this segment.


The Tata Zest competes with other sub-four metre sedans like the Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire and the Hyundai Xcent.

Tata Zest Colours

Zest is available/sold in the following colours in India.

* Colours shown are indicative and may vary slightly from actual car colours.

Tata Zest Mileage

Fuel TypeTransmissionEngine CapacityMileage
PetrolManual1193cc17.57 kmpl
DieselAutomatic1248cc21.58 kmpl
DieselManual1248cc22.49 kmpl

Tata Zest Expert Reviews

Tata Zest Long Term Report II

Tata Zest Long Term Report II

You never know when it’s going to rain especially when it comes to the Mumbai monsoons and you don’t stand a chance when the downpour begins. It was about that time of...

30 Jun 2015 by Ninad Ambre | Read more

Tata Zest Long Term Report-1

Tata Zest Long Term Report-1

The Tata Zest was the second car to arrive in our long term garage for 2015. Its compact proportions and peppy little 1.2-litre Revotron engine prompted me to cover over 700km in...

16 Jun 2015 by Venkat Desirazu | Read more

Tata Zest

Tata Zest

The past few years haven’t been good to Tata Motors’ passenger car division. It has had a few good products, but there always was something that didn’t sit...

14 Jul 2014 by Charles Pennefather | Read more

Tata Zest User Reviews

Superb car in this range

for Tata Zest on 07-Jul-2018 by Anand Mishra

Just go for it.. It's value for money.. Interior is good. Performance excellent. Ground clearance in best. Mileage is best in class. Control is superb, and abs add more stars to...

Zest Revetron over hyped pathetic product

for Tata Zest on 24-Jun-2018 by Rohit

I purchased a Tata Zest petrol variant in 2016, my car from Day 1 has been a disaster. My Tata Zest is currently just a waste of space lying at my Garage unused. The car stuggles to...

Great car

for Tata Zest on 10-Jun-2018 by Mah

Bought XMS revotron in's been two years now.. Covered 20000 km..Till now no complaints. Pros. Superb ride quality in both city and highways Less maintenance cost Very good...

Zest Specifications Summary


1248 cc, Diesel, 89 bhp @ 4000 rpm power
1248 cc, Diesel, 74 bhp @ 4000 rpm power
1193 cc, Petrol, 89 bhp @ 5000 rpm power


5-speed, Automatic, FWD
5-speed, Manual, FWD

Seating Capacity

5 seater


Power steering

Tata Zest in News

Tata Zest Premio photo gallery

Tata Zest Premio photo gallery

Here is an in-depth picture gallery of the new Tata Zest Premio special edition.

13 Mar 2018 by Ninad Ambre | Read more

Top 3 features of the Tata Zest Premio

Top 3 features of the Tata Zest Premio

Let's take a look at the top three highlights of the special edition, which help differentiate it from the regular compact sedan.

09 Mar 2018 by Ninad Ambre | Read more

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Bangalore₹ 6.62 Lakhs onwards
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