Tata Introduces AMT On Tiago NRG Petrol

  • May 29, 2019

Tata Motors has introduced the automated manual transmission (AMT) system on the Tiago NRG petrol car. The Tiago NRG AMT commands an ex-showroom price of ₹6.15 lakh, ₹45,000 more than thee petrol-manual model which is pegged at ₹5.7 lakh.

The Tiago NRG is based on the Tata Tiago XZ model. The latter was the top-end version in the Tiago series before the NRG trim was launched. The Tiago NRG, as of now, is more expensive than the XZ by around ₹55,000 in all its versions like the diesel-manual, petrol-manual, and the petrol-AMT. Both the XZ and NRG share the same list of equipment.

The 1.05-litre diesel engine on the Tiago standard and the Tiago NRG produces 70PS maximum power and 140Nm peak torque. The 3-cylinder motor is mated to a 5-speed manual gear system. The 1.2-litre petrol motor, on the other hand, outputs 85PS maximum power and 114Nm peak torque. Beside the AMT, the petrol model is also available in the 5-speed manual gear system.

Tata Motors, after the launch of the Tiago NRG, introduced the XZ+ model in the range. The latter is more feature-packed than the Tiago NRG but commands the same price in all the powertrains that include diesel-manual, petrol-manual, and the petrol-AMT options. Some of the major features included in the XZ+ over the NRG include 15-inch alloy wheels (compared to the 14-inch units in the NRG), and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.The NRG has a 5-inch unit with both the connectivity options missing. That aside, the XZ+ has automatic climate control and projector headlamps. The Tiago NRG has 10mm more ground clearance than the standard model.

The Tata Tiago NRG competes with the Mahindra KUV 100 NXT and the Maruti Suzuki Celerio X in its class in the Indian market.


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