Tata Tigor Variants Explained: Have You Found The One Which Suits You?

by Mohammed Burman | 13/10/2018
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The new-gen Tata Tigor has just been launched in India at a starting price of Rs 5.20 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). There are five Tata Tigor variants on offer: XE, XM, XZ, XZ+ and XZA.

Tata has received many positive responses and feedbacks about the Tata Tigor and also expects that with the new updated features competitive prices, the vehicle can become more attractive to Indian car buyers. Overall, the facelifted Tata Tigor has received a wide range of decorative changes instead of mechanical ones. It receives power from both petrol and diesel engine. While the 1.5-litre petrol engine can deliver 85PS of max power and 114Nm of peak torque, the 1.05-litre diesel motor can generate 70PS and 140Nm. The power produced by both of the two types of engine is spread to the four wheels through a 5-speed manual gearbox. The diesel unit would be ideal for people who have to regularly travel in long distances; the petrol one is preferred by others for its powerful energy.

2018 Tata Tigor facelift black colour front look

The 2018 Tata Tigor facelift receives cosmetic changes instead of mechanical ones

We have shared with you some general information and common features among the 2018 Tata Tigor variants. Now, let’s come to the detailed explanation and description of each of the variants in the Tata Tigor line-up including their features and price before making a decision to buy one.

Before discovering the features of each 2018 Tata Tigor facelift variants, refer to the table below to check the price list of each variant

 Tata Tigor Variants  Price 
 Petrol XE   Rs 5.20 lakh
 Diesel XE  Rs 6.09 lakh
 Petrol XM  Rs 5.55 lakh
 Diesel XM  Rs 6.41 lakh
 Petrol XZ  Rs 6.49 lakh
 Diesel XZ  Rs 7.38 lakh
 Petrol XZ+  Rs 6.49 lakh
 Diesel XZ+  Rs 7.38 lakh
 Petrol XZA   Rs 6.65 lakh


Tata Tigor Variants Features Explained

1. Tata Tigor XE

  • Petrol XE: Rs 5.20 lakh

  • Diesel XE: Rs 6.09 lakh

This is the base variant of the Tata Tigor line-up with a modest kit of features including


  • Fashionable three-dimensional headlamps

  • Body-coloured bumpers

  • Standard upper diamond grille in the front with chrome humanity line on all variants

  • Internally adjustable outside rear-view mirror

  • 13-inch wheels

  • Crystal LED tail lamps


  • Luxurious cabin with a grey and black mixture tone

  • Partially fabric seat coverings

  • MID with a 2.5-inch screen which shows the time, fuel efficiency, key-in alert, etc.

  • Manually adjusted air-conditioning system

  • Bottle holders on door pockets

  • Cup holder on the front console

  • Space for tablet storage in glove box

  • Chrome inserts on gear knob

  • Power sockets in the front

  • Collapsible grab handles


  • Dual front airbags

  • Driver seatbelt alert

  • Seat belt with load limiters and pre-tensioners

  • Engine mobilizer

Convenience and comfort

  • Adjustable armrests which support cup holders in the rear seats

  • CITY & ECO multi driving mode

  • Manually adjusted two-way air conditioner

  • Height adjustable driver seat

  • Adjustable head rests in the front

2018 Tata Tigor facelift dark blue colour body profile

The 2018 Tata Tigor XE variant is equipped with a standard kit of features

If you are on a limited budget, but still want to enjoy driving a Tata Tigor with a basic kit of features, this Tigor XE is the right one to go for.

2. Tata Tigor XM

  • Petrol XM: Rs 5.55 lakh

  • Diesel XM: Rs 6.41 lakh

The Tata Tigor XM has some features over the entry-level Tigor XE variant such as


  • Piano black shark fin antennae

  • Fully-covered 14-inch wheels


  • Harman ConnectNext infotainment system which supports iPod, AM/FM, USB, iPOD, AUX-IN, automatic volume control, and Bluetooth connectivity and four speakers

  • Fascia bezel

  • Cabin lamps


  • Automatic central lock

  • Speed sensitive door locks

Convenience and comfort

  • Manual central locking

This variant is suitable for people who want a facelifted Tata Tigor at a reasonable price and equipped with a quite modern kit of features.

3. Tata Tigor XZ variant

  • Petrol XZ: Rs 6.49 lakh

  • Diesel XZ: Rs 7.38 lakh

Standing in a higher position in terms of both features and price is the Tata Tigor XZ. To be more specific, the features offered on the XZ which are over the previous variants are comprised of


  • A lower diamond grille in the front with chrome inserts

  • Body-coloured electrically adjustable outside rearview mirrors with LED turn indicators

  • Body-coloured door handles lined with chrome

  • Electrically adjusted outside rear-view mirror

  • 14-inch wheels

2018 Tata Tigor XZ+ dark blue colour front

The all-new Tata Tigor XZ variant has a premium appearance with 14 inch wheels and a lower diamond front grille with chrome inserts, etc.


  • Driver’s side automatic window


  • Fog lamps in the front

  • Parking sensor

  • Anti-lock braking system with electronic brakeforce limitation

  • Day/night inside rear-view mirrors

  • Corner stability control

Comfort and convenience

  • Flip key remote for central locking

  • Glove box cooling system

This mid-spec Tata Tigor variant is suitable for anyone with a medium budget and want a nearly full kit of safety features of the Tigor line-up.

4. Tigor XZ+ variant

  • Petrol XZ+: Rs 6.49 lakh

  • Diesel XZ+: Rs 7.38 lakh 

This variant is the last diesel-powered variant and also the top-spec in this line-up; however, for the petrol line-up, it is the only the second to top. In terms of features, it offers some features over the XZ such as


  • Chrome inserts on twin chamber projector headlamps

  • Waistline with chrome strips

  • Alloy wheels

  • Fog lights in a chrome ring


  • Roof liner which is luxuriously knitted

  • A sport mode

  • Defoggers in the rear

  • Automatic folding mirrors and climate control

  • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system which support ConnectNext and Android Auto connectivity

An outstanding feature of the Tigor XZ+ over the previous variants is a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system


  • Camera-equipped park assist

  • Convenience and comfort

  • Electric boot opening

If you are on a quite loose budget and want a Tata Tigor with a nearly full kit of both exterior and interior as well as the combination of both petrol and diesel engine, this variant is the ideal for you.

5. Tigor XZA variant

  • Petrol XZA: Rs 6.65 lakh 

This variant is only available with a petrol-powered engine and also is the top-spec model of the Tata Tigor’s line-up. The features over the former variants include


  • Glinting chrome end for twin chambered projector headlamps

  • 15-inch alloy wheels

  • Waistline with chrome inserts

  • Automatic foldable outside rear-view mirrors


  • A touchscreen infotainment system which supports voice command recognition, Android Auto, FATC digital control, connectnext app suite, and video and image playback

  • Air conditioner with chrome inserts around

  • Auto climate control

  • Titanium coloured leather seats

  • Convenience and comfort

  • Illumination on key ring

  • Lamps in the boot

Besides the different features above, the Tigor XZA variant is the only variant that comes with an AMT unit and a sport mode  instead of a drive mode.

Tata Tigor XZA gear stick

The new Tata Tigor XZA is the only variant which offers a sport mode instead of a drive mode

If you have a generous budget and desire for a Tata Tigor with a full kit of features as well as an AMT unit. Tata Tigor XZA is recommended for you. But those who usually travel in long-distance should consider the lack of a diesel engine on this variant. Above are the detailed description and explanation of all the Tata Tigor variants. With a lot of new features on offer with a competitive price, this vehicle stands a good chance of competing with others in the same segment. Have you choose the one for you? Let us know in the comment box below.

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