Tata Zest: A Compact and Elegant Sedan

Scheduled to hit the Indian roads in mid 2014, the Tata Zest with its impressive looks and superb features is sure to win the hearts of its buyers.

Unveiled with the Tata Bolt at the Indian Auto Expo in February this year, the Tata Zest is a sub-4-meter sedan from the house of Tata Motors.

With the goal to capture its share in the sedan market and give stiff competition to Honda Amaze, Swift Dzire, Hyundai Xcent, & the likes, Tata Zest dons a sporty & enticing look.

Design & Built:

Sharing the same platform as the Tata Indica Vista, the automobile giant has re-engineered its latest product to meet the varied temperaments of its prospective buyers. Fitted with 14-inch wheels, the car dimensions are 3995mm in length, 1695mm in width and 1570mm in height. With a 2470mm wheelbase, 44-litre fuel storage capacity, and 425 Kgs of payload capacity, this car flaunts an admirable overall look, which is sure to attract the Tata aficionados.

The Tata Zest exteriors consist of an all-new bumper design, attractive headlight cluster with projector lamps & turn indicators, exquisite radiator grille, smart LED daytime running lights, round shaped fog lights, and more.


The highlight of the Tata Zest is its Harman Infotainment System consisting of a 5-inch touch screen display, and diverse settings, including audio-video playback, Mapmyindia navigation, air-condition settings, & much more.

The Tata Zest interiors in a black and beige combination look appealing. A well-designed dashboard, good leg, & shoulder space, and comfortable seating arrangement with well-cushioned seats guarantee a relaxed ride for all.

The other Tata Zest features include power steering with tilt function, music system that supports AUX-In, steering mounted audio controls, power windows, USB & Bluetooth, Electronic Power Steering with brushless motor, Vacuum Assisted Independent Hydraulic Brakes including Ventilated Disc Brakes in front and Drum in the rear.

Engine & Mileage:

Available in two engine options – a 1.3-litre Quadrajet diesel engine and an all-new 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine, the Tata Zest guarantees a joyful & economical ride. With an expected mileage of 23 to 25 Kmpl, the diesel version produces 75PS or 90PS of power and 190Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, the petrol version expected to give 18 to 19 Kmpl, produces 75PS of peak power & 145Nm of peak torque.

Price Range:

The expected Tata Zest Price range is Rs. 5.5 Lakhs to Rs. 7 Lakhs.

With its good looks, decent mileage, contemporary features, and exceptional performance, this product certainly looks promising. However, an aggressive pricing will surely help the car to create its well-deserved place in the Indian Auto Market.

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