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Petrol
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₹ 5.82 - 8.26 Lakh
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₹ 6.93 - 9.18 Lakh
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Tata Zest Preview

The fast-paced growth of the sub-four meter sedan segment led Tata Motors envisage a credible product that could sustain stiff competition amid rivals including Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze and Hyundai Xcent. Inspired by Tata’s ‘DesigNext, DriveNext, ConnectNext’ philosophy, Zest was the first product to be built on the new design language. 

The first product from Tata’s new breed of cars, Zest sports a fresh design. Interior styling is in tandem with the new design philosophy, giving prominence to the looks and features. Under the hood, it plonks a 1.2 litre Revotron petrol engine and a 1.3 litre Quadrajet diesel unit putting out power in two states of tune. Transmission choices include a five-speed manual gearbox and an F-tronic AMT unit.  

Tata Zest Exterior 

Although it dons a new design philosophy, yet its resemblance to other Tata models cannot be ruled out. Face gets the quintessential smiling grille, swooping headlamps, fog lamps and air-intakes. On the side, it sports sharp creases and flared wheel arches. Rear section gets wrap-around tail lamps and chrome garnish on the boot lid. 

Tata Zest Interior 

Cabin is a step up from the older models from Tata, use of better quality material makes it look up-market. The dual tone dashboard with chrome bits around air con vents, steering wheel etc bring elegance. 

Tata Zest Engine Specifications & Transmission

The 1.2 litre Revotron petrol engine gets four cylinders and puts out maximum power of 89bhp at 5000rpm. Mated to a five-speed manual transmission, the petrol engine develops 140Nm or top torque. Diesel variants in the line-up draw power from the Fiat sourced 1.3 litre Quadrajet engine belting out power in two states of tune-73bhp and 88bhp. The diesel engine gets an option between five-speed manual and F-tronic AMT units. 

Tata Zest Features

Tata has added a lot of elements to enhance the exterior appearance such as projector headlamps with LED light guide rings, LED indicators on ORVMs, LED DRLs, chrome garnish around windows and LED tail lamps. Java black and latte dual tone colour scheme inside the cabin goes well with the full fabric seat covers. It also gets rugby shoulder seats and styling bits like aluminium finish on gear shift lever, key ring illumination, door co-ordinated cabin lights, door trim fabric inserts and boot lamps 

Tata Zest Performance & Mileage

Mileage figures are impressive with petrol engine claimed to return 17.6km/l. The 75bhp diesel manual delivers 22.95km/l as opposed to 20.65km/l by 89bhp version.  Fuel economy for the AMT diesel variant is rated at 21.58km/l. 

Tata Zest Accessories & Infotainment

As for infotainment, Zest gets ConnectNext infotainment system by Harman, the top-end trims come with touchscreen unit. Music can also be streamed through AM/FM, USB, AUX-IN and iPod. Other infotainment features equipped inside include speakers, tweeters, remote control for music system, speed dependent volume control, steering mounted audio & phone controls, Bluetooth connectivity, SD card reader, controls of FATC on touchscreen, reverse park guide display, videoplayback & image viewer via USB and SD card, smartphone enabled navigator and voice command recognition. 

Tata Zest Braking & Handling

Power to retard speed is derived from disc brakes at front axle and drum units at rear axle.

Tata Zest Safety & Security

Safety provisions on the Zest comprise dual front airbags for driver and co-passenger, immobilizer, speed dependent auto door lock system, front fog lamps, ABS with EBD & CSC, front seat belts with pretensioner & load limiter and perimetric alarm system. 

Tata Zest Comfort & Convenience

Tata has stuffed Zest with a string of comfort gizmos such as tilt adjustable electric power steering, air-conditioner with heater, foldable key, power windows in front & rear, power operated ORVMs, remote central locking, adjustable rear head rest, height adjuster for driver’s seat, aully automatic temperature control and rear parking sensors. 

Tata Zest Wheels & Tyres

The XE variant in the line-up sports 175/65 R14 tyres whereas the rest of the variants come equipped with 185/60 R15 tyres. Top-spec variants don alloy wheels, other trims in the range get full wheel covers save for the base variant that sports hub caps. 

Tata Zest Competition

The sub-four meter sedan faces competition from Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent, Ford Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo.

Tata Zest Mileage

Mileage
23Kmpl
55%better mileage than other Sedan
44.0 L Fuel Tank Capacity

Tata Zest mileage is 17.6 to 23 Kmpl, as per ARAI. The Manual Petrol engine has a mileage of 17.6 Kmpl. The Automatic Petrol engine has a mileage of 20.7 Kmpl. The Manual Diesel engine has a mileage of 23 Kmpl. The Automatic Diesel engine has a mileage of 21.6 Kmpl.

Fuel TypeTransmissionMileage
Petrol Manual 17.6 Kmpl
Petrol Automatic 20.7 Kmpl
Diesel Manual 23 Kmpl
Diesel Automatic 21.6 Kmpl

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Tata Zest Price By Variants

Variant Ex-Showroom Specification Compare

Zest Revotron 1.2T XE

5.82 Lakh 1193 cc, Petrol, Manual, 17.6 Kmpl

Zest Revotron 1.2T XM

6.54 Lakh 1193 cc, Petrol, Manual, 17.6 Kmpl

Zest Revotron 1.2T XMS

6.73 Lakh 1193 cc, Petrol, Manual, 17.6 Kmpl

Zest Revotron 1.2T XT

7.32 Lakh 1193 cc, Petrol, Manual, 17.6 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 XMA

8.26 Lakh 1248 cc, Petrol, Automatic, 20.7 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 75PS XE

6.93 Lakh 1248 cc, Diesel, Manual, 23 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 XM

7.57 Lakh 1248 cc, Diesel, Manual, 23 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 XMS

7.84 Lakh 1248 cc, Diesel, Manual, 23 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 XT

8.45 Lakh 1248 cc, Diesel, Manual, 20.7 Kmpl

Zest Quadrajet 1.3 XTA

9.18 Lakh 1248 cc, Diesel, Manual, 20.7 Kmpl

Tata Zest Price

Ex-showroom 5,82,287
Insurance 35,736
RTO Amount 29,114
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 6.47 Lakh
Ex-showroom 6,53,926
Insurance 38,960
RTO Amount 57,218
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 7.5 Lakh
Ex-showroom 6,72,641
Insurance 39,802
RTO Amount 58,856
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 7.71 Lakh
Ex-showroom 7,32,475
Insurance 42,495
RTO Amount 64,091
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 8.39 Lakh
Ex-showroom 8,26,318
Insurance 46,718
RTO Amount 72,302
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 9.45 Lakh
Ex-showroom 6,92,944
Insurance 40,716
RTO Amount 60,632
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 7.94 Lakh
Ex-showroom 7,57,315
Insurance 43,613
RTO Amount 66,265
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 8.67 Lakh
Ex-showroom 7,83,896
Insurance 44,809
RTO Amount 68,590
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 8.97 Lakh
Ex-showroom 8,45,360
Insurance 47,575
RTO Amount 73,969
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 9.67 Lakh
Ex-showroom 9,18,300
Insurance 50,857
RTO Amount 80,351
TCS 0
Est On-Road Price* 10.5 Lakh

Tata Zest Expert Reviews

Maruti Suzuki Dzire AGS vs Tata Zest AMT: Comparison Review

Maruti Suzuki Dzire AGS vs Tata Zest AMT: Comparison Review

We pit the new Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire AGS with its closest rival Tata Zest AMT to which one is the better sub-compact sedan with a diesel AMT. Read Tata Zest Review in Detail

First Drive: Tata Zest

First Drive: Tata Zest

There is a new entrant in the sub-4 metre segment and this time it is from the manufacturer who basically started the trend. Yes indeed, the Tata Zest is here and we've driven it. Here's our review! Read Tata Zest Review in Detail

Honda Amaze vs Tata Zest vs Hyundai Xcent - Comparison Review

Honda Amaze vs Tata Zest vs Hyundai Xcent - Comparison Review

We had been itching to find out how the new entrants in the segment fared on the road, so we took the Amaze, Xcent and Zest for a spin. As for why the Swit Dzire was left out of the comparison, for starters, it is a comparatively old product. Read Tata Zest Review in Detail

Tata Zest Specifications

Engine CC 1248/1193 cc
Mileage 17.6 - 23 Kmpl
Max Power 74/88/89 bhp
Max Torque 190/200/140 Nm
Fuel Petrol/ Diesel
Transmission Manual/ Automatic
Length/Width/Height 3995/1706/1570 mm
Kerb Weight 1115/1185Kg
Boot Space 390 mm

Tata Zest Features

  • Child Safety Lock

  • Keyless Entry

  • Airbags

  • ABS

  • Rear Parking Sensors

  • Rear Parking Camera

  • USB Support

  • Bluetooth Support

  • Steering Mounted Audio

Tata Zest Colors

Tata Zest Buzz Blue

Buzz Blue
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Venetian Red

Venetian Red
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Platinum Silver

Platinum Silver
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Pristine White

Pristine White
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Sky Grey

Sky Grey
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Titanium Grey

Titanium Grey
Available for all variants.

Tata Zest Comparison

Tata Zest

Tata Zest
5,82,287
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
1248 CC
Power
74 bhp
Mileage
17.6 Kmpl
Transmission
Manual

Hyundai Xcent

5,84,690
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
1197 CC
Power
82 bhp@6000 rpm
Mileage
20.14 Kmpl
Transmission
Manual

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

5,89,000
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Ford Figo Aspire

5,99,000
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Volkswagen Ameo

6,04,000
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Honda Amaze

6,09,900
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Mahindra Verito Vibe

6,57,628
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Toyota Etios

6,65,700
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

Mahindra e-Verito

10,11,000
(Ex-Showroom Price New Delhi)
Displacement
Power
Mileage
Transmission

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