Tata Motors has officially launched the new all-electric Tiago EV in India. Sipradi Trading Pvt. Ltd., the authorized distributor of Tata vehicles in Nepal, is also set to launch the new all-electric Tiago EV in Nepal. Tata will open bookings for the Tiago EV in the coming days with deliveries to commence from January 2023. Once launched in Nepal, the Tiago EV will be the most affordable electric car in Nepal. The new EV is Tata’s fourth–in addition to the Nexon, Tigor, and XPRES-T.
The electrified version of Tata’s entry-level hatchback Tiago EV comes with a choice of two battery packs. It is equipped with 19.2kWh and 24kWh battery options - paired with an electric motor. The smaller unit is paired with a 45 kW motor that develops 61 PS and 105 Nm of peak torque while the larger pack comes paired with a stronger 55 kW motor developing 75 PS and 114 Nm. The smaller pack offers a claimed range of up to 250 km per charge while the larger pack offers a range of up to 315 km.
The Tiago EV supports four charging options: a 15A socket charger, a 3.3kW AC charger, a 7.2kW AC charger, and a DC fast charger. The charging periods for both batteries include:
In terms of the design, the Tiago EV gets some EV-specific design to compare to other EVs. It is equipped with a seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a four-speaker Harman sound system, auto AC, foldable ORVMs, rain-sensing wipers, steering-mounted controls, and regenerative braking. In terms of safety, it comes with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, cornering brake control, tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS), rear-view camera, and electronic stability control.
The Tiago EV is offered in four trims: XE, XT, XZ+, and XZ+ Tech Lux. The XE and XT trims get the 19.2kWh battery pack, while the XT, XZ+ and XZ+ Tech Lux trims get the 24kWh battery pack. It does not have any direct competitors in the Nepalese market for now but will rival the Citroen C3 EV. According to Tata Motors, the Tiago EV price in Nepal will be revealed in the coming days. Tata will open bookings for the Tiago EV In Nepal very soon 10 with deliveries to commence from January 2023.