The Tata Tiago is one of the safest hatchbacks below INR 5 lakh with a 4-star safety rating. The excellent quality has once again come to light through a recent incident.
There have been many incidents in which the excellent build quality of the Tata Tiago has been shown. Recently, the hatchback crashed into a tree at a quite high speed but suffered only a small dent. In the meanwhile, the tree received relatively more damage. The owner crashed his Tata Tiago, which is two years old, into a tree which was on the roadside. It seemed to be raining since both of the tree and soil are wet. Nevertheless, almost nothing occurred to the Tiago. Just a small scratch appeared on the bumper of the car. Moreover, the bumper bracket has been opened towards the driver side so that he can manually repair it by himself.
In the meanwhile, the tree suffered more damage. Many people have commented that the pictures look fake but the driver claimed that they are all real. The passengers inside the car also suffer from no injuries. At that time, the car was driving at a speed of only 30 kmph with no airbags being utilized. Normally, when an impact is detected at a speed of more than 40 kmph, the airbags will be inflated.
The Tata Tiago has achieved a 4-star rating for adult occupants’ safety and a 3-star rating for child occupants’ safety. The Tata Tigor, which shares the platform with the Tiago also achieved the same ratings. The Tigor is equipped with a wide range of safety features which include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX and rear parking sensors. The top-spec variants get fog lights and a rear parking camera.
The Tata Tiago receives its power from a 1.2-litre three-cyl gasoline burner which can generate 86 PS against 116 Nm and is paired with either 5-speed MT/5-speed AMT. To make the hatchback compliant with the BS6-emission standards, the diesel motor with decent fuel efficiency and a high torque figure has been discontinued. The Tata Tiago is priced between INR 4.69 lakh to INR 6.72 lakh (ex-showroom).