Based mostly on our real-world exams, this is a have a look at the Tiago petrol handbook’s gas economic system figures.
Tata launched the Tiago hatchback in 2016 with petrol and diesel engines, paired with handbook and AMT gearbox choices. Nevertheless, with the shift to BS6 in 2020, Tata dropped the diesel engine. The hatchback has offered over 4,00,000 items since launch, which speaks volumes of individuals’s confidence within the automobile, helped additional by its 4-star GNCAP ranking. We inform you how far a litre of gas takes you within the BS6 petrol-manual Tiago.
What’s the real-world gas economic system of the Tata Tiago handbook?
The BS6 Tiago’s 1.2-litre petrol engine places out 86hp, which is 1hp greater than the BS4 model, however is down on torque by 1Nm, at 113Nm. There isn’t any Eco or Metropolis drive mode like within the BS4 model both.
In our exams, the Tiago handbook delivered 13.3kpl within the metropolis, and 16.6kpl on the freeway (14.95kpl total), as towards an ARAI-claimed determine of 19.8kpl (total).
The gas economic system determine within the metropolis is respectable; however the freeway determine does appear a bit low. That is primarily as a result of the hatchback sits shut to three,000rpm in fifth gear, whereas cruising at 100kph on the freeway.
What’s attention-grabbing is the Tiago’s torque band – it pulls with none points proper from 50kph in fifth gear. That is unhealthy for gas economic system, however permits you to drive with out downshifting on the freeway.
Autocar India’s gas economic system testing
Earlier than our real-world gas economic system check, we fill the tanks of our check vehicles until the brim and preserve tyre pressures based mostly on the producer’s advice. These vehicles are pushed in mounted metropolis and freeway loops and we preserve sure common speeds. To maintain a examine on any untoward variation, we at all times have a reference automobile driving alongside – one which we’ve already examined previously. Periodic driver swaps additional neutralise variations in driver patterns. On the finish of every cycle, we calculate economic system by tanking them up until the brim. All through our check, there is just one individual in every automobile, operating the air-con and different electrical just like the audio system, indicators and wipers when required, identical to how a daily person would. We take satisfaction in our testing knowledge which isn’t merely constant, but additionally offers customers an correct indication of what they will anticipate in the true world.
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