Tata Tigor EV received 4 stars in Global NCAP EV crash test

Sumantra Barooah

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this The updated Tata Tigor EVIt is the first electric vehicle ever tested by NCAP in the world, and its adult and child occupants have received a 4-star crash rating. The test is part of the safety regulator’s “Cars Safer in India” program.As far as its safety level is concerned, Tigor EV and The internal combustion engine Tigor was redesigned and was also rated as four-star by GNCAP last year.

  • Tigor EV received a 4-star adult and child occupant safety rating
  • The body shell and foot space area are evaluated as unstable
  • Both the gasoline version and the electric version now have a 4-star rating

Tigor EV is Tata’s eighth car, 44day In general, tests were carried out under the “Safer Cars in India” program that started in 2014.

2021 Tata Tigor EV 4-star GNCAP safety rating explanation

According to Global NCAP, the updated Tata Tigor EV has been evaluated in its most basic safety specifications, with two airbags as standard.

The electric car’s maximum score of 12 out of 17 for the adult occupant and 37.24 out of the 49 for the child occupant helped it earn a 4-star rating. Global NCAP found that the head and chest protection of adult and child passengers is “good” and “sufficient” for drivers. However, the body and footroom of the Tigor EV was rated as “unstable”.

Global NCAP stated in a statement that Tigor could be further improved by equipping the model with standard electronic stability control (ESC), side impact protection, 3-point seat belts and ISOFIX connectors in all seat positions. Alejandro Furas, Secretary-General of Global NCAP, said: “Tata has shown continuous safety improvements throughout its fleet. Tigor demonstrated that electric car models can also be improved, which may The electric power system brings technical challenges.”

praise Tata Motors In order to “continue to be committed to safety” through new powertrain technologies to achieve broader environmental and sustainable development goals, David Ward, President of Towards Zero Foundation, said, “All manufacturers operating in the Indian market have the potential to improve safety and safety. Sustainability,” added: “Global NCAP will encourage them to follow Tata’s approach.”

Observation of Tata Tigor Electric Vehicle Crash Test in 2021

Adult occupant protection: The protection of the driver’s head is good, and the protection of the passenger’s head is also sufficient. The necks of the two front passengers are well protected. The driver’s chest shows adequate protection, and the passenger’s chest shows good protection. The driver’s and passenger’s knees show edge protection because they may hit dangerous structures behind the dashboard. The tibia of the driver and passenger showed adequate and good protection. The body shell was rated as unstable and unable to withstand more loads. The foothole area was rated as unstable. The car provides standard seat belt reminders (SBR) for drivers and passengers.

Child occupant protection: The child seats for children aged 3 and 1.5 years are installed facing backwards with a seat belt to prevent excessive forward movement during a collision. Chest and head are well protected. The Child Restraint System (CRS) marking is permanent. The recommended CRS showed no incompatibility. The vehicle only provides a waist belt in the rear center position, and does not provide an ISOFIX fixing point. All of the above explains the 4-star rating for child occupants.

2021 Tata Tigor EV battery and motor details

Tigor EV is Tata Motors’ second electric car for private buyers Tata Nexon EV. This compact car uses the manufacturer’s “Ziptron” technology, which provides a peak power of 75 horsepower and a torque of 170 Nm. 2021 Tigor EV is the rebirth and advanced incarnation of Tigor EV, leading Tata Motors to enter the EV field in 2017.Versions with different specifications, called Xpres-T, Is the first of a variety of models that use different powertrain technologies in the “Xpres” business, the new vertical business of Tata Motors’ fleet.

See also:

Global NCAP test protocol including ESC and active safety technology

Global NCAP crash tests become more stringent

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