The highly acclaimed Tata Motor Group is one of the oldest automobile manufacturing companies in India with its history dating back to year, 1954. This company since then, has manufactured and distributed some of the best utility vehicles and other cars in the country’s lucrative car market. Tata Motor Group has a solid reputation of making dependable and trustworthy cars for the global car markets. They are the 18th largest automotive manufacturers across the globe in terms of volume and have always been admired in all the car markets they are present. They have some of the best selling sedans, hatchbacks and some very powerful utility vehicles, which are very prominent across the country for being highly dependable and fuel efficient . There are quite a few vehicles made by this reputed company prevailing in the automobile market presently and almost all of them are doing impressive business for their company. Their automobile manufacturing factories in the country are based in various locations such as Pune, Jamshedpur, Sanand, Pantnagar, Dharwad and Lucknow as well. Tata Motors has also acquired some international car brands and are also partners with some other automobile companies as well. They also have this impressive and elegant sedan called as Tata Manza in their formidable stables. This stylish sedan, Tata Manza was first launched in the year, 2009 and since then has been one of the premium sedans from the highly acclaimed fleet of the company.
This incredible sedan is being offered in both petrol and diesel engine versions with quite a few variants with different features for the customers to select from. The company is offering the Tata Manza sedan series in quite a number of vibrant and attractive metallic exterior paint options. These exterior paint options are a stylish Tyrian Wine lower body finish with a Black coloured roof, an elegant Dew Pearl White that also has a metallic black roof top finish, a graceful yet subtle Jet Silver with a Black roof top, a magnificent Infinity Black with a Silver coloured roof top finish, a flamboyant Laser Red metallic finish with Black Roof and also a lovely Castle Grey metallic finish, which gets a Black coloured roof top finish. These glossy and lustrous exterior finish options make this incredible sedan look aristocratic and graceful .
The company has equipped this premium sedan with quite a few exciting comfort features, which will certainly impress the buyers. Some of the features included in the Tata Manza sedan articulate an infinity contrast roof, a 7-speed front wiper with a smart wipe function, electronically controlled external rear view mirrors, an HVAC with electric controls, power windows, height adjustable driver’s seat and many more such irresistible options. Apart from these convenience features, the all new Tata Manza sedan is also integrated with some top quality safety features, which are a collapsible steering, central locking, rear door child locks, engine immobiliser and many more such crucial protective features. The engine of this Tata Manza diesel sedan is a 1.3-litre common rail fuel supply injection based motor, which is complaint with all the stringent norms of BS-IV and is mated with a ‘C549’ 6-speed manual transmission. Whereas, the petrol sedan has been equipped with a 1.4-litre Safire engine, which has 4 cylinders and 16 valves along with a multi point fuel injection supply system and is skilfully coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission as well . All these features, including the performance packed engine will makes this urbane Tata Manza sedan, a class leader in its own segment.
Tata Manza Mileage
The 1.3-litre Quadrajet diesel engine has been equipped with a common rail fuel supply injection along with 4 cylinders and 16 valves. The company claims that this engine has the ability to generate a healthy mileage of 18.6kmpl , when driven within the city limits in the traffic infested roads. Meanwhile, this same diesel mill produces about 21.02kmpl on the highways. On the other hand, the petrol version has been equipped with an 1.4-litre MPFI (multi point fuel injection) supply system based Safire engine. The company claims that this petrol sedan has the capacity to generate 10.89kmpl, when driven under standard conditions within the city limits. On the bigger roads and highways, this petrol sedan has the ability to churn out a reasonably moderate mileage of 13.07kmpl, when driven on the highways.
Power of Tata Manza
The 1.4-litre Safire petrol engine has the capacity to generate a proficient power and torque output. This impressive petrol mill can churn out an excellent 88.8bhp at 6000rpm in combination with a peak torque yield of 116Nm at 4750rpm , which is quite good for the Indian road and traffic conditions. On the other hand, the 1.3-litre Quadrajet diesel engine has been equipped with 4 cylinders and 16 valves along with an efficient fuel supply system . All these put together enables this performance packed diesel engine to generate close to 88.8bhp at 4000rpm along with a pounding torque output of 200Nm at 1750 – 3000rpm, which is rather impressive for this sleek and elegant sedan.
Tata Manza Colours
These colors are available with all variants of Tata Manza
Acceleration & Pick-Up
The company has equipped the petrol version of this sedan with a 1368cc based Safire petrol engine, which has 4-cylinders and 16-valves and a performance packed fuel supply system. This commanding engine has the capacity to attain a top speed in the range of 170 to 175kmph, which is rather good. While this 1.4-litre petrol mill can propel this elegant sedan from 0-100kmph in just about 17 – 18 seconds , which is quite impressive. While, the diesel engine based sedan has a 1248cc Quadrajet engine, which is highly acclaimed and delivers incredible performance. This influential diesel mill can reach up to a top speed of close to 165 to 170kmph, which is very good and this 1.3-litre engine has the ability to make this sleek sedan cross the 100kmph barrier in just about 18 seconds or so .
Tata Manza Exteriors
The designers of the company have done an exceptional job with the outsides of these Tata Manza sedan variants. There are quite a number of striking exterior features, which will certainly be liked by the customers. The frontage has been done up with elegance and the radiator grille has four thin horizontal chrome slats along with a thick band finished in chrome. This has been integrated with a large and prominent badge of the company. The front body coloured bumper is integrated with a pair of bright fog lamps that have chrome strip surrounds around it and has a big air dam with two slats, which further enhances the cooling of the powerful engine. This bumper has also been fitted with body coloured rub rails with chrome inserts for added protection from minor scratches. The large head lamp cluster is quite big and very radiant, which is equipped with high intensity motorized clear lens head lights, which give out a clear and radiant beam of light. These head lamps also have the follow me home function for added convenience for the passengers. The front wind screen is pretty big and gives the driver a better view and is fitted with a pair of seven speed front wipers, which also has a smart wipe function for better cleaning of the glass. The side profile gets the standard body colour external wing mirrors along with body coloured pull type door handles. The external rear view mirrors are power adjustable, while the Tata Manza sean also has body coloured door rub rails that have chrome inserts, which add to the grace of the silhouette and also avoids any minor damage to the doors. The astutely carved out wheel arches have been fitted with an elite set of 15 inch, 8 split spoke light alloy wheels of size 5.5 J x 15, which are covered with sturdy tubeless radial tyres of size 185/60 R15 and have a superior road grip on any road conditions. The rear end gets a large wind screen, which has been integrated with a rear demister. The rear body coloured bumper has been integrated with a pair of radiant fog lamps, while there is a chrome garnish on the license plate fixing slot. The roof of this Tata Manza sedan series gets a unique infinity contrast and is also fitted with a smart and trendy external roof mounted antenna as well.
On the whole, the dimensions of this Tata Manza sedan model line-up are quite liberal to accommodate five passengers very comfortably. The total length of this Tata Manza sedan series is about 4413mm along with an overall width of 1703mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. The total height of this premium sedan is about 1550mm and it has a roomy wheel base of close to 2520mm, which is quite large. This impressive sedan has a hefty luggage compartment that can accommodate close to 460 litres, while the centrally mounted fuel tank can take in approximately 44 litres of fuel in it . The approximate kerb weight of the diesel engine based sedan is in the range of 1200 to 1210 kgs, which is rather remarkable for a slender sedan like this. On the other hand, the petrol sedan has an approximate kerb weight between 1100 to 1125 kgs, which is also rather hefty.
Tata Manza Interior
The Tata Manza sedan series is one of the top end models in the Indian car market and the company has bestowed this sedan with some luxuriant and very comfortable interior aspects. To begin with the seating arrangement is extremely lavish with well cushioned seats, which are covered with premium quality Italian leather upholstery with an overall black and plum interior color scheme. These plush seats provide ample leg room for all the occupants along with pertinent shoulder and head space, which ensures a very comfortable drive for all the passengers. The internal door handles are finished in chrome and so is the gear knob, which has chrome inserts. The power steering wheel can be adjusted and is covered in leather along with the gear shift lever and the hand brake as well. There are quite a few storage spaces inside this premium sedan, which will further add to the convenience of the passengers. This Tata Manza sedan variants has storage space in the front as well as the rear doors that add to the utility aspect of this vehicle, a storage tray under the front co-passenger seat to keep a few things, a large glove box that has a card as well as a pen holder to keep some important things in it. This premium sedan also has a power outlet in the front, while the ignition keyhole ring is illuminated for the driver to see in the dark. The instrument cluster is bright and has a wide variety of warning and notification lamps to keep the driver up to date with all the vital statistics of this premium sedan . There is also an internal day and night anti glare rear view mirror, front and rear cabin lights, a bottle holder on the front console, an adjustable arm rest for the rear seat passengers that also has a cup holder, adjustable head rests for the front seats, a two way adjustable lumbar support for the driver’s seat that can be adjusted according to the need of the driver making them comfortable, while the front co-passenger seat gets fixed lumbar support. All these and many more such highly developed and exciting features makes this Tata Manza sedan series, one of the most remarkable and premium cars in the country.
This stylish and Uber cool Tata Manza sedan model line-up is one of the most admired cars in the market and the company has blessed it with some of the best in class and exciting comfort features. The inventory of these impressive features comprise of a highly advanced two din audio system that has an integrated MP3 player along with a FM Radio tuner with a playback and an audio equalizer. This sophisticated music system has varied input options such as a USB interface along with an Aux-In port as well. This audio system has been equipped with an infrared remote control and it also has 2 speakers in the front doors along with a pair of speakers in the parcel tray and two tweeters as well. This premium sedan also has a satellite navigation system, Blue5 technology for pairing the mobile phones, steering mounted audio and phone buttons for enhanced comfort for the driver. The phone buttons help in receiving and disconnecting a call and the driver can reject calls as well. This premium sedan also has a sophisticated driver information system with a digital clock, fuel consumption along with distance to empty display, an ambient temperature indicator and other such notification lamps. There is a powerful and efficient HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) unit, which cools the entire cabin within no time and has electric controls to it. This premium sedan also has all four power windows with a one shot auto down for the driver side window. All these and many more such exciting features of this Tata Manza sedan series makes it one of the most luxuriant cars in the Indian automobile market.
The Tata Manza sedan line-up comes with a seating capacity of 5 persons and has a sufficiently high cargo space volume of 460-litres .
Tata Manza Engine and Performance
The company has fitted this amazing Tata Manza premium sedan with a power packed 1.3-litre diesel mill . This power plant is fitted with 4 cylinders and has a common rail injection based fuel supply system , which aids in better fuel efficiency. This diesel power train can displace close to 1248cc and has the ability to generate a peak torque output of 200Nm at 1750 – 3000rpm in combination with a maximum power yield of 88.8bhp at 4000rpm, which is rather good for the Indian traffic conditions. This performance packed engine is complaint with all the strict norms of Bharat Stage IV and the emission levels are lesser. This diesel engine based sedan is cleverly mated with a smooth and efficient C549 – 5+1 speed manual transmission . On the other hand, the petrol sedan has been equipped with a 1.4-litre Safire engine, which has four cylinders and sixteen valves along with a MPFI (multi point fuel injection) supply system and is capable of generating 1368cc, which is outstanding. This impressive petrol mill can churn out an excellent 88.8bhp at 6000rpm in combination with a peak torque yield of 116Nm at 4750rpm, which is quite good for the Indian road and traffic conditions. This performance packed petrol mill is skilfully coupled with a 5-speed manual transmission as well.
The company has fitted this Tata Manza with a sturdy set of wheels that have robust radial tyres affixed onto them. The astutely carved out wheel arches of the top end variants of this sedan have been fitted with an elite set of 15-inch, 8 split spoke light alloy wheels of size 5.5 J x 15 , which are covered with sturdy tubeless radial tyres of size 185/60 R15 and have a superior road grip on any road conditions. While, the entry level and mid level variants have been given a set of strong steel wheels that are covered with similar radial tyres along with full wheel caps.
Braking & Handling
The Tata Manza sedan models are fitted with a proficient braking mechanism along with a stable and well balanced suspension system, which helps in keeping this premium sedan stable and in control of the driver. The braking mechanism of this sedan is a vacuum assisted independent dual circuit that is diagonally split with hydraulic brakes through a tandem master cylinder . The front wheels of this premium sedan are equipped with ventilated disc type brakes, while the rear wheels get drum type efficient brakes. This premium sedan is also incorporated with the advanced Anti-lock Braking System along with Electronic Brake-force Distribution for better and enhanced braking of this sedan. Then again, the front axle of this Tata Manza sedan is fitted with an independent lower wishbone along with a McPherson strut that has a coil spring. Whereas, the rear axle is equipped with a semi independent twist beam, which has coil springs along with hydraulic shock absorbers. Apart from all this, the company has also equipped the top end trims of this Tata Manza sedan series with a highly developed anti lock braking system and an electronic brake force distribution mechanism , which further bolster the braking capabilities of this premium sedan. All these put together ensures that this premium sedan is in control and gives a delightful driving experience to all the occupants.
Handling & Safety
The company has integrated quite a number of advanced and highly developed safety features in these all new Tata Manza premium sedan series. These features include a collapsible power assisted rack and pinion steering for better manoeuvrability and handling, high mounted LED (light emitting diode) stop lamps for improved visibility to the other car drivers, child locks for both the rear doors that adds to the security for the children, a highly advanced engine immobilizer for better security of this sedan, a remote controlled keyless entry with central locking for superior protection of this sedan, a warning buzzer for the driver door being open along with an key, head lamps, tail lamps on warning lamp, ABS with EBD for enhanced braking on any surface , dual front SRS airbags for the driver as well as the front co-passenger for additional protection against any crash or accidents, front seat belts are equipped with retractors, pre-tensioners as well as load limiters for better control and comfortable drive. All these crucial and highly advanced features put together makes this Tata Manza premium sedan model line-up, one of the safest vehicles in the Indian automobile bazaar.
Stereo & Accessories in Tata Manza
To enhance the in-cabin entertainment and give the passengers a relaxing drive, the company has equipped this premium sedan model line up with an highly advanced and sophisticated audio unit. This Tata Manza sedan series have been blessed with a 2-DIN music system that has an integrated MP3/CD player along with an FM Radio tuner and also a playback and an audio equalizer, which adds to make the interior ambiance relaxing. This sophisticated music system has varied input options such as a USB interface along with an Aux-In port as well. This audio system has been equipped with an infrared remote control and it also has 2 speakers in the front doors along with a pair of speakers in the parcel tray and two tweeters as well. This premium sedan also has a satellite navigation system, Blue5 technology for pairing the mobile phones, steering mounted audio and phone buttons for enhanced comfort for the driver . The phone buttons help in receiving and disconnecting a call and the driver can reject calls as well. All these comfort aspects augment the luxury quotient of this sedan series and make them one of the best in the country.
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Pros & Cons
Tata Manza Pros :
Striking exterior design, advanced features and convenient interiors, powerful engine with a good pick-up.
Tata Manza Cons :
Mileage can be increased and the engine noise, vibration and harshness for diesel engine can be reduced.
Tata Manza Price
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Tata Manza prices were updated on 17 Jun 2013