Tata Tiago AMT Launch Next Year!


Tata‘s new Tiago is off to a good start in the market. Now, the manufacturer is looking to further that run with the addition of an automatic transmission to the petrol variants. Tiago is all set to get an automatic gearbox in the form of a 5-speed AMT. The Tiago getting an AMT eventually was no secret, but we weren’t sure when. Test mules were spotted recently indicating Tata could be prepping for a Q2, 2017 launch of the Tata Tiago AMT Automatic. Since the Tiago automatic will be available only in mid-level and top trims, prices should start at about Rs. 4.6 lakhs (ex-showroom). Read on for more details.

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Price, Specifications, Mileage

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Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Launch

Model Expected Launch Date
Tata Tiago Petrol AMT Automatic Launch Date Mid 2017
Tata Tiago Diesel AMT Automatic Launch Date Mid 2017

Tata Tiago launch took place in April 2016. We expect Tata Motors to introduce the automatic variants around mid 2017. Which means Tata Tiago Automatic launch will hence take place around May 2017. We’re also expecting Tata to launch the Tiago based Kite 5 compact sedan in India by the end of 2017.

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Price, Specifications, Mileage

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Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Price in India

The pricing of the Tiago has been very aggressive and Tata could very well follow the same path for the automatic variants.

Tata Tiago Price (Ex-Showroom, New Delhi)
Tata Tiago XB Petrol Rs 3.20 lakh
Tata Tiago XE Petrol Rs 3.66 lakh
Tata Tiago XM Petrol Rs 3.96 lakh
Tata Tiago XT Petrol Rs 4.26 lakh
Tata Tiago XMA Petrol AMT Automatic* Rs 4.68 lakh
Tata Tiago XZ Petrol Rs 4.82 lakh
Tata Tiago XTA Petrol AMT Automatic* Rs 4.95 lakh
Tata Tiago XZA Petrol AMT Automatic* Rs 5.55 lakh
Tata Tiago XB Diesel Rs 3.95 lakh
Tata Tiago XE Diesel Rs 4.36 lakh
Tata Tiago XM Diesel Rs 4.76 lakh
Tata Tiago XT Diesel Rs  5.06 lakh
Tata Tiago XZ Diesel Rs 5.61 lakh

*estimated ex-showroom, Delhi price

Tata Tiago Automatic is likely to be available in three trims – XMA, XTA and XZA. Prices could start at around INR 4.60 lakhs going all the way up to INR 5.50 lakhs. In comparison, Wagon R AMT costs almost INR 5 lakhs and Celerio AMT starts at INR 4.64 lakhs. However, Tata could consider launching the entry-level variants of the Tiago with the AMT gearbox, which could bring starting price down to below the 4 lakh Rupee mark.

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Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Mileage

One of the benefits of an AMT ‘box is the fact that mileage doesn’t take much of a hit. Expect the Tiago AMT’s fuel efficiency to be similar to the manual model.

TATA Tiago AMT Mileage (estimated)
Tata Tiago AMT Petrol 23-24 KMPL

For reference, here’s a look at the fuel efficiency figures of the manual variants

Mileage (ARAI-certified)
Tata Tiago Petrol Mileage 23.84 KMPL Tata Tiago Diesel Mileage 27.28 KMPL

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Specifications

Initially, the Tata Tiago AMT Automatic will be available only with the petrol engine. This 1.2 L 3-cylinder unit puts out 85 PS of max power and 114 Nm of peak torque.

Fuel type Petrol
Type Revotron, 3 cylinder, MPFi
Cubic capacity 1199 cc
Made of All-Aluminum
Installation Transverse, Front wheel drive
Max power 85 PS @ 6000 RPM
Max torque 114 Nm @ 3500 RPM
Transmission 5-speed AMT Automatic
Bore/stroke 77 mm x 85.8 mm
Compression ratio 10.8:1
Valve gear DOHC 4 valves/ cylinder
Engine management ECU controlled

The automatic gearbox that will handle transmission duties is a 5-speed AMT unit. Currently, the 5-speed AMT also does duty on the Nano and the Zest; mated to the Diesel motor in the latter’s case. Eventually, Tiago diesel will also get automatic variants.

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Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Rivals 

The Tiago AMT will be a direct rival to the AMT versions of the Wagon R and the Celerio. Compared to these two, the Tiago is a lot more modern. It also has a more matured ride quality and a fresher design. Hence, the Tiago AMT could enjoy an upper hand over its direct rivals.

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Dimensions

Length 3746 mm
Width 1647 mm
Height 1535 mm
Wheel Base 2400 mm
Track Front 1400 mm
Track Rear 1420 mm
Ground Clearance 170 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres
Boot Space 240 litres

Dimensions, exterior design, interior design, everything will be identical to the manual variants. The only differentiating factor will be the badging on the outside.

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Price, Specifications, Mileage tata tiago launch 2

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Features

Tata Tiago XMA Features List Includes–

  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • MID
  • Eco and City mode
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Body coloured Bumpers
  • Driver footrest
  • Remote tailgate opening
  • Flip-folding Rear Seat
  • Power Windows
  • Follow-me-home lamps
  • Speed-sensing door locks
  • Central Locking with Remote
  • Hub caps
  • Chrome-plated grille
  • 12V front Power Outlet

Tata Tiago XTA Features List Includes–

All features of XMA-trim along with

  • Body coloured door handles and ORVMs
  • Full wheel caps
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Harman Infotainment System
  • Driver’s seatbelt reminder

Tata Tiago XZA Features List Includes–

All features of XTA-trim along with

  • Alloy wheels
  • LED turn indicators on ORVMs
  • Rear wash/wipe
  • Rear Defogger
  • Steering-mounted audio controls
  • Driver’s seat height adjustment
  • Cooled glovebox
  •  ABS with EBD
  • Corner stability control
  • Dual front airbags

Tata Tiago Safety features highlights-

  • Dual Front Airbags
  • ABS (Anti-lock Brake System)
  • EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution)
  • Rear Parking Sensors
  • Corner Stability Control
  • Energy-absorbing Body Structure

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Colours

  • Pearlescent White
  • Platinum Silver
  • Berry Red
  • Sunburst Orange
  • Expresso Brown
  • Striker Blue

Tata Tiago AMT Automatic Engine and Transmission

Initially, only petrol variants of the Tiago will get the automatic transmission, which is a 5-speed AMT. The 1.2-litre petrol engine it will come with boasts a max power output of 85 PS and a peak torque of 114 Nm. Like the 5-speed AMT in the Nano, the Tiago’s unit will also feature crawl function and ‘Sport’ mode. AMT gearboxes don’t usually affect fuel economy as severely as other conventional automatics. We expect the upcoming Tata Tiago AMT to return a mileage of around 22 km/l (ARAI figure). This 5-speed AMT unit could find it way to diesel variants of the Tiago a few months after the launch of the petrol version. Tata has been reporting very strong demand for the petrol Tiago, which is why Tiago Diesel automatic is unlikely to go on sale any time soon.

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  1. Thanks for the updates. I am looking for the AMT version of Tiago. May I ask for an automated update on my mailbox when you get any other news in the same.

  2. Thanks for your update on Tata Tiago AMT. I am waiting for launching date to book AMT top end model.