Tata Tiago and Tigor score 4 stars in global crash tests

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Tata Motors launched the BS 6 version of both Tiago and Tigor recently in Mumbai. While the new Tiago will cost Rs 4.6 lakh, the updated Tigor is priced at Rs 5.75 lakh. After two other models, the Altroz and Nexon passed the global NCAP crash test with 5-star ratings, the Tigor and Tiago too have cleared the global safety test.

The Tigor and Tiago achieved four stars for adult occupant protection and three stars for child occupant protection. The Tigor was the model tested (the Tiago and Tigor are the same car in the front and passenger compartment. Both the models offer two frontal airbags as standard. Its structure and its foot well area were rated as unstable. Head and neck protection for adult occupants was good. Chest protection for passenger was adequate and marginal for the driver. Femur and knees showed marginal protection as there is risk of contracting dangerous structures

 behind the fascia.

The child seat for the three year old was installed FWF with the adult seatbelt and support leg and was able to prevent excessive forward movement during the impact, protecting the head and offering fair protection to the chest. The 18 month old CRS was installed using the adult belt and support leg rearward facing and the

protection offered to the 1.5 years old dummy was good.

The Tigor and Tiago do not offer three point belt in all seating positions and does not offer ISOFIX anchorages. The car does not offer the possibility of disconnecting the passenger airbag in case a rearward facing CRS needs to be installed in the front passenger seat.

Tata Motors has launched the BS 6 version of both Tiago and Tigor at an event in Mumbai today. The new Tigor got a facelift with new bumper with a wider grille and LED DRLs. It also got updated

with a new steering wheel and touchscreen infotainment system.

Both the Tiago and Tigor comes in five variants in both petrol and diesel options. Both cars are offered with 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engines. While the Tiago is priced at Rs 4.6 lakh, the Tigor will cost Rs 5.75 lakh.  HT