Tata Kite 5 aka Tata Sway was showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo . As you know, Sway sedan is based on the Zica hatchback whose name is announced to be changed. It was designed at Tata’s European Technical Centre. Tata Sway will be positioned below the Zest and will provide more affordable offer.
Based on the modified IndigoeCS XO platform, it will compete with Maruti Suzuki Dzire, Honda Amaze, Hyundai Xcent and Ford Figo Aspire.
Tata Sway (Kite Sedan) Price in India :
As said before, Sway will be positioned below the Zest and will be priced much below the other under 4 meter competitors. It is expected to be priced around Rs 4 lakhs- 6.5 lakhs
Tata Sway (Kite Sedan) launch date in India :
The launch date of Tata Sway is not announced yet by the company and it is expected to launch sometime in second half of 2016
Tata Sway Image Gallery:
The front fascia of the Sway is no different from the Kite hatchback. It shares head lights, front and rear bumpers, front grille, air dams. It is based on the modified Indigo eCS XO platform for better strength and rigidity. Tata Motors said that it is a sporty sedan for today’s young customers.
Coming to the dimensions, Kite 5/Sway measures 3,995 mm in length, 1,647 mm in width, 1,535 in height and has a wheelbase of 2,450 mm. It has a fuel tank of 35 liters and rides on 15″ alloy wheels. The suspension set up is McPherson for the front and semi-independent twist beam at the rear.
Interior and Features:
The interior too is no different from the Zica hatchback, which has got black interiors with silver inserts. It features Tata’s new steering wheel, which is a common one in Tata’s new models. It has got plenty of safety features such as dual airbags, ABS, reverse parking camera etc. and a lot more. The major highlight is the 8 speaker 2-DIN infotainment system with Bluetooth, AUX-in and USB connectivity.
Engine and Transmission:
Tata Sway will share the engines with its hatchback sibling, Zica. It will be available in two new engines- 1.2-litre three-cylinder Revetron engine and 1.0-litre three cylinder diesel engine. The former produces 85 PS and 114 Nm of torque, while the later’s power details have not been officially declared, expected to be around 65 PS.
Tata Sway (Kite Sedan) Mileage :
1.2-litre Petrol engine: 19- 21 kmpl
1.05-litre Diesel engine : 24-25 kmpl
Tata Sway (Kite Sedan) Specifications & Features :
Power : 85 PS and Torque : 114 Nm
1.05-litre Diesel :
Power : ~65 PS
Length – 3,995 mm
Width – 1,647 mm
Height – 1,535 mm
Wheelbase- 2,450 mm
Fuel tank capacity – 35 litres
Seating Capacity : 5 persons
Front : McPherson Strut with coil spring
Rear : Semi-independent Twist beam with dual- path strut
8 speaker touchscreen infotainment system
Reverse Parking Camera
Turn Indicators on ORVM