New Tata Tigor sedan may launch by Diwali 2018

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New Tata Tigor sedan may launch by Diwali 2018 (Image:
New Tata Tigor sedan may launch by Diwali 2018 (Image:

New Delhi : All new Tata Tigor sedan is likely to hit Indian markets by Diwali 2018, claims a report. As per information, the car has come into production stage at the company plant in Sanand, Gujarat.

Car sales do increase in days near Diwali, it looks like the new version of Tata Tigor sedan will give a boost to the company's sale figures. However, no major changes are expected in the car's exterior except a large grille and a shark fin antenna.

In terms of interiors, the car is likely to get a 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system, hinting at a complete redesign of the central console and AC vents. A lot of details about the touchscreen infotainment system have not been revealed; it is supposed to be powered by the same Harman system seen on the Nexon or Zest. This infotainment system supports Bluetooth connectivity, navigation, video playback, radio and voice commands. Reverse parking camera could also be on offer.

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The company is likely to continue with the existing engine - a 1.2 liter Revotron engine producing 84 bhp power and 114 Nm torque. The 1.0 liter turbo charged, 3 cylinder diesel engine produces 69 bhp power and 140 Nm torque with both engines mated to a 5 speed manual.

New Tata Tigor 2018 is likely to be priced between Rs 5.16-7.49 lakhs (Ex-showroom), which remains to be a very competitive price as compared to its rivals - Honda Amaze, Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire and Hyundai Xcent.