COMPARISON – Tata Tigor vs Tiago

Tata’s Tiago hatchback has been received very well by the Indian car buying lot. Now, the manufacturer plans to capitalise on its success with the compact sedan derivative of the Tiago. The Tigor is a sub-compact sedan that will sit below the Tata Zest. Currently, it does not have any direct rivals. But as we have been seeing in the case of other hatchback-sedan combinations in the market, the Tigor could end up pulling buyers away from the Tiago. Read our Tata Tigor vs Tiago comparison to find out what sets these two apart. ALSO SEE- Tata Tigor Test Drive Review

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Tata Tigor vs Tiago Price Comparison

 VariantsTigor Petrol

(estimated ex-showroom Price)

Tiago Petrol

(Ex-showroom Delhi Price)

XBRs. 3.24 lakh
XERs. 4.70 lakhRs. 3.80 lakh
XMRs. 4.11 lakh
XTRs. 5.41 lakhRs. 4.42 lakh
XZRs. 5.90 lakhRs. 4.99 lakh
XZ(O)Rs. 6.19 lakh


 VariantsTigor Diesel

(estimated ex-showroom Price)

Tiago Diesel

(Ex-showroom Delhi Price)

XBRs. 3.99 lakh
XERs. 5.60 lakhRs. 4.50 lakh
XMRs. 4.91 lakh
XTRs. 6.31 lakhRs. 5.22 lakh
XZRs. 6.80 lakhRs. 5.78 lakh
XZ(O)Rs. 7.09 lakh

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If you compare Spec for spec, the Tigor costs around 90,000 Rupees more than the Tiago hatchback. Starting price of Tigor Petrol is Rs. 4.70 lakh and that of Tigor Diesel is Rs. 5.60 lakh. However, unlike the Tiago, the Tigor is not available in the XB trim. Currently, the Tiago petrol range starts at Rs. 3.24 lakh while the diesel variants are priced Rs. 3.99 lakh onwards.

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Tata Tigor vs Tiago Specifications Comparison

Tigor DieselTiago Diesel
Engine Type/ Displacement1.05 L Diesel1.05 L Diesel
Power69 bhp69 bhp
Torque140 Nm140 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual5-speed manual
Mileage26-27 kpl (estimated)27.28 kpl (claimed)


Tigor PetrolTiago Petrol
Engine Type/ Displacement1.2 L Petrol1.2 L Petrol
Power84 bhp84 bhp
Torque114 Nm114 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual5-speed manual
Mileage22-23 kpl (estimated)23.84 kpl (claimed)

Both cars share engine and transmission options. Petrol variants get a 1.2 L unit that puts out 84 bhp and 114 Nm while the diesel variants draw power from a 1.05 L 69 bhp engine. Tata also provides the Tiago petrol with a 5-speed AMT unit. Eventually, the 5-speed AMT will also make it to the Tigor sedan.

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Tata Tigor vs Tiago Mileage Comparison

Diesel26.80 KMPL27.28 KMPL
Petrol20.89 KMPL23.84 KMPL

Tata is claiming an overall fuel efficiency of 27.28 kpl for the diesel variants of the Tiago. Petrol variants, according to official ARAI figures, return close to 24 KMPL overall. Expect the Tigor to be almost as fuel efficient, at least on paper.

Tata Tigor vs Tata Tiago Dimensions

Length x Width x Height3992 x 1677 x 1537 mm3746 x 1647 x 1535 mm
Wheelbase2450 mm2400 mm
Kerb Weight1130 kg1080 kg
Wheel Type and Size15-inch alloys14-inch alloys
Boot Space419 L242 L

Quite obviously, the Tigor is longer than the Tiago. It is also slightly wider. The Tigor has a bigger boot and petrol variants get bigger 15 inch rims.

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Tata Tigor vs Tata Tiago Features Comparison

Most of the features list of the Tigor are the same as that of the Tiago. However, top end variants of the compact sedan get more features. These include automatic climate control, a bigger touch enabled display for the AVN, etc.

Air Conditioner TypeAutomatic Climate ControlManual
Power WindowsYes (4)Yes (4)
Central LockingRemote KeyRemote Key
Steering Audio ControlsYesYes
Audio System5 inch Touchscreen2-DIN Audio System

Tata Tigor vs Tata Tiago Design Comparison

Both cars are identical in terms of design until the B-pillar. The front end styling is more or less the same. However, the Tigor gets double barrel headlamps with projector units and black inserts. Overall, the Tigor boasts a notchback shape instead of a conventional three-box profile. It features split tail lamps with LED detailing. The rear bumper gets black inserts lower down that house the reflector units.

Much like the front end of both cars, the cabin of the Tigor and Tiago is also nearly identical. The Tigor even retains the dark colour scheme of the Tiago. However, the Tigor does get some additional features such as a bigger display for the AVN and auto aircon.

Also See – Tata Tiago Review

Tata Tigor vs Tiago Comparison – Verdict

The Tigor is just what Tata needs to further expand its market share. On paper, it boasts the same qualities as the Tiago with the added bonus of a bigger boot. It might just make a lot of sense to spend extra money for the Tigor.

  • Price – Tigor costs around Rs. 90,000 more than the Tiago spec for spec
  • Specifications – Engine and transmission options are identical. Both cars get a 1.05 L Diesel and 1.2 L petrol with a 5-speed manual transmission.
  • Features – Tigor gets additional features such as auto aircon, touchscreen, etc.
  • Design – Tata seems to have done a great job of integrating a boot into the Tiago’s design.

Tata Tigor vs Tiago comparison

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