On 31st August 2021 Tata Motors revealed the Tata Tigor EV, the company’s second electric vehicle following the Nexon EV. Nexon EV, which has a 70% market share in the domestic electric car class, has proven to be a success for the automaker.
In this article, you’ll get a detailed Tata Tigor EV review, which will help you in making a wise decision on whether to consider buying Tata Tigor EV or not.
Tata Tigor EV specifications and design
The Ziptron powertrain for the Tigor EV includes an IP67-rated 26kWh battery pack and an electric motor. The Tigor EV’s electric powertrain produces 74 horsepower and 170 Nm of torque, and according to ARAI, it has a range of 306 kilometers on a single charge.. A typical 15A socket, on the other hand, takes roughly 8 hours and 45 minutes to recharge from zero to 80 percent.
The Tigor EV produces 55 kW of peak power and 170 Nm of peak torque. It accelerates from 0 to 60 km/h in 5.7 seconds.
It comes with a 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack with an eight-year battery and motor guarantee of 1,60,000 kilometers.
The new Tigor EV is compatible with the CCS2 charging protocol, which means it can be charged quickly or slowly from any 15 A outlet. It can be charged at any CCS 2 approved fast-charging station, which should take roughly 60 minutes to charge the battery from zero to 80 percent
Aside from a quiet cabin and comfortable chairs, the model also features 30+ connections. It’s still front-wheel drive, with most of the moving bits up front under the hood, and a bulge in the boot where the battery pack protrudes from underneath. It’s a sub-four-meter car with enough room for four or even five people.
The interior of the Tigor EV is dark with a black and grey theme, with a tri-arrow pattern design in a contrasting blue colour on the seats. In the meanwhile, characteristic blue inserts can be found around the air-conditioning vents, instrument cluster, and centre console. A seven-inch Harman infotainment touchscreen with over 30 connected car features, a digital instrument cluster, an engine start/stop switch, and a flat-bottom steering wheel are also available from Tata.
In terms of overall design, the Tigor EV is identical to the internal combustion engine model. However, the appearance of this new all-electric sedan has been modified, with a new grille, the ‘Humanity line’ painted in characteristic blue, and updated daytime running lamps. Aside from the alterations to the front end, the Tigor EV gets a new set of alloy-looking wheels. In the meanwhile, Tata provides a dual-tone paint option for the electric sedan, which includes a black contrast roof.
Tata Tigor EV top speed
The top speed of the Tata Tigor EV is 120km/h
Tata boasts that the Tigor EV can accelerate from zero to sixty kilometers per hour in 5.7 seconds. There’s no word on the 0-100kmph time.
Tata Tigor EV range
According to ARAI testing standards, Tata Tigor EV range is 306 kilometres. That’s a statistic you’re unlikely to match, which isn’t unexpected given how difficult it is to match claimed fuel efficiency figures for either gasoline or diesel automobiles. Perhaps it’s time to rethink the ARAI test cycle. In any case, based on our experience driving the Tata Tigor EV around the city within speed limits, drivers can anticipate getting roughly 180 to 200 kilometres on a single charge. This amount may be greater, however, it is dependent on the driving style of the individual.
Theoretically, if you run 30 to 40 kilometres per day, largely within city limits, a full charge should be adequate for five days or a week of running. You’ll need one in your parking place with the usual charger that comes with the car and one that connects into a 15A outlet. Tata claims an 8hr 45min charge time from 0 to 80%.
Most users will plug their vehicle in at around 15 to 20% SOC, which means they’ll have enough juice for a week’s worth of home to office roundtrips in as little as 9 to 10 hours, or virtually overnight. There’s also the option of locating a 25kW fast charger via Tata’s ZConnect app, which will charge the batteries from 0 to 80 percent capacity.
Tata Tigor EV price
The Tata Tigor EV has a starting price of Rs. 11.99 lakh and can go up to Rs. 13.14 lakh. The Tata Tigor EV comes in four different models, with the XE being the most affordable and the top-of-the-line Tata Tigor EV XZ Plus Dual Tone costing Rs. 13.14 lakh.
Is there any subsidy on electric car?
In India, electric cars are still more expensive than in many other countries. To aid this, the Indian government has been gradually adopting steps to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the country by providing different subsidies and incentives to both manufacturers and car customers.
Delhi was one of the first states to announce a complete electric vehicle (EV) policy.
Gujarat blew the roof off when they unveiled their EV policy for 2021, making it the state with the highest per-kWh EV subsidy.
Maharashtra recently amended its EV policy and now provides some significant incentives for owning an EV, including early bird discounts for a limited number of consumers. Maharashtra is also paying a Rs 1.5 lakh direct subsidy on the first 10,000 electric automobiles registered under the policy until 2023.
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What if my EV runs out of charge?
When you drive an EV, it will inform you how many miles you have left before you run out of charge, just like a gasoline car. When you run out of charge in your automobile, it reacts similarly to a fossil-fueled vehicle; your EV will stop as soon as you run out of kilometres.
The Tigor is a practical sub-4m car, and I believe the Tigor EV, like the Nexon before it, is the greatest variation. For an electric vehicle, you get terrific performance and a very practical range. The extra Rs 2 lakh puts the Tigor EV in a category where you can buy greater quality and equipment with a petrol engine, but there’s simply nothing else on the market that can match with the Tigor EV’s Rs 11 lakh on-road price (Maharashtra, including the early bird state subsidy). If you like the Tigor, there’s almost no reason not to go to electric.