Tata Motors has issued a voluntary recall campaign for the Tigor diesel variants in the country. Tata Tigor 1.05RTQ BSIV (MT), manufactured between 6th March, 2017 to 1st Dec, 2017 would be recalled to rectify potential emission issues, free of cost. Although, the vehicles falling under this category are still safe to drive and there is no concern related to safety. The affected units range from chassis number MAT629401GKP52721 to chassis number MAT629401HKN89616.
This is a service initiative wherein Tata has urged concerned customers with Chassis no’s as mentioned above to contact their nearest dealerships. "Owners of the concerned vehicles will be contacted through our Dealer representatives. Details of this campaign is also shared on our website www.tatamotors.com. Through this public notice, we also request all the concerned Tigor Diesel (MT) owners to take their vehicles, to nearest Dealership, with prior appointment, to carry out the repair or contact us at toll free no 1800 209 7979," said the company in an official statement. Meanwhile, it was learnt that the home-grown automaker is planning to roll out electric variant of Tigor for private buyers in a phase-wise manner across the country.
Mechanically, Tata Tigor diesel is powered by a 1.05L 3-cylinder Revotorq engine which generates top power of 69bhp at 4000rpm and peak torque of 140Nm between 1800-3000rpm. The engine is linked to a 5-speed manual transmission, which transmits the power to the front wheels. The Tigor diesel comes in five variants variants: XE, XM, XT, XZ and XZ (O), which are priced between Rs 5.72-7.19 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Delhi). It rivals the likes of Maruti Suzuki DZire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo in the Indian market. On the other hand, the petrol variants of Tigor start at Rs 4.84 Lakhs and go as high as Rs 6.47 Lakhs (Both Ex. Showroom, Delhi) for the range-topping automatic variant.