Here’s a specifications-based comparison between the Maruti Vitara Brezza Vs Ford EcoSport Vs Mahindra TUV300.
The 2016 Auto Expo witnessed the grand revealing of Maruti’s sub-compact SUV – the Vitara Brezza. The mini iteration of senior Vitara was launched in the country in the price range of Rs 6.99 lakh to Rs 9.68 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). In fact, MSI has already revised the prices of the SUV and it is now priced at 7.19 lakh for base model and Rs 9.66 lakh for the top-end model. The car comes with Maruti’s signatory reliability and pocket friendly price figures. It carries a special title called ‘Create in India’ on account of its designing and engineering which took place in India itself. Powering the sub-compact SUV is the same 1.3-litre DDiS 200 oil burner known for its unparalleled performance and efficiency. In the sub-compact SUV segment, the Maruti Vitara Brezza will take the likes of Ford EcoSport and Mahindra TUV300 hands on. (Maruti Vitara Brezza Vs Ford EcoSport Vs Mahindra TUV300). Also Read: Upcoming Maruti Suzuki Cars in India in 2016 – 2017
Among all, the closest call will be taken by Ford EcoSport which has been leading this segment from day one. It takes an edge over all its rivals for offering both diesel and petrol engines with its line-up. The American carmaker further established its lead last year by updating the model with a bunch of new features and better tuned power mills. Another noteworthy player in this lieu is Mahindra TUV300 which is positioned right below the Quanto. A product from unrivalled SUV maker of India, it will lock horns with the Vitara Brezza in the most furious manner. Also Read- Maruti Vitara Brezza – All You Need to Know
To present a better picture of rivalry among these three top models, we have pitched these three against each other on a two-dimensional paper. Here’s how they look: Read: Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza Vs Renault Duster Vs Hyundai Creta
|Dimensions||Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza||Ford EcoSport||Mahindra TUV300|
|Boot Space (liters)||328||346||384|
In this respect, the war is won by the Ford EcoSport which happens to the longest at 3, 999mm. On the other hand, the Brezza and TUV300 share same length of 3, 995mm. In terms of width, it is the TUV300 that comes on top with 1, 835mm and the EcoSport comes last with 1, 765mm. The Brezza stands in-between the two with a total width of 1, 790mm. The TUV300 happens to be the tallest one with 1, 839mm closely followed by Ford EcoSprt at 1, 708mm while the Brezza takes last position with 1, 640mm. The TUV300 also takes the lead in terms of wheelbase with 2, 680mm while the EcoSport stands at 2, 530mm and the Vitara Brezza competes with 2, 500mm. Out of the three, the TUV300 is the only one that carries a jump seat in its boot segment. And lastly, in terms of ground clearance, EcoSport takes top position with 200mm while the Brezza comes next with 198mm and the TUV300 runs at a distance of 184mm from the ground. Read: A List of Upcoming Hatchbacks, Sedans & SUVs in India in 2016 – 2017
|Specifications||Maruti Vitara Brezza||Ford EcoSport||Mahindra TUV300|
|Engine||1.3-litre Diesel Engine||1.0-litre, 1.5-litre Petrol And 1.5-litre Diesel||1.5-litreDiesel Engine|
|Maximum Power||88.5bhp||125bhp, 88.5bhp, and 100bhp respectively.||84bhp & 100bhp|
|Maximum Torque||200Nm||170Nm, 140Nm, and 205Nm||230Nm|
|Fuel Efficiency (ARAI) km/l||23kmpl||22.27kmpl||18.49kmpl|
|Transmission||5-Speed MT||5-Speed MT, 6-Speed AT and 5-Speed MT||5-Speed MT|
Out of the three, it is the Vitara Brezza that takes last position in terms of diesel mill. It comes powered with a 1.3-litre DDiS 200 diesel engine that generates 88.5bhp of power against 200Nm of torque. Its competitors the TUV300 and the EcoSport use 1.5-litre engines that are capable of producing sufficient power figures. While the EcoSport comes with a leading output of 98.6bhp, the TUV300 gives in 82.4bhp and 79bhp with manual and automated manual gearboxs. All three power mills are coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission with an exception of TUV300 which also comes with an AMT gearbox. The TUV300 also has a 1.5-litre mHawk100 engine that produces 100bhp and 240Nm of torque.Also, the EcoSport takes a special lead here for offering petrol mill options with its. The first one is a 1.5-litre 110bhp engine while the second one is the 1.-litre EcoBoost turbo-petrol engine with both MT and AT options.
Maruti has filled its first sub-compact offering with features up to gills. The SUV comes equipped with all latest features like cruise control, rain sensing wipers, climate control, SmartPlay infotainment system, cooled glovebox, drive airbags, and optional ABS along with dual airbags. The top end variant of the EcoSport takes on this challenge with a long list of features including side, curtain, as well as dual front airbags, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights, and Ford’s SYNC infotainment system. Lastly, the Mahindra TUV300 has loaded top version with a Mahindra’s Blue Sense app connectivity, follow-me-home headlights, ABS, dual airbags, Micro Hybrid technology, and several other features.
In terms of monetary value, the Maruti Vitara Brezza takes the lead by being the most pocket friendly vehicle among the three. The compact SUV is priced at Rs. 7.19 lakh for the base variant and Rs. 9.66 lakh for the top-end model against that of Ford EcoSport and Mahindra TUV300 while extend from Rs. 6.93 lakh – 9.93 lakh and Rs. 7.38 lakh to Rs. 9.74 lakh respectively.