Earlier this year, Tata Motors launched its highly anticipated Tiago based subcompact sedan, Tigor at a killer pricing. Knowing that it undercuts rivals by a substantial margin, the model gets a cusp over competition, but is that enough to beat the segment leader? We find out in our detailed spec-based comparison between the new entrant on the block, ‘Tata Tigor’ and the all new third-generation Maruti Dzire (with the Swift prefix gone). Check out Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire price, engine, dimensions & other details –
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Price
|Model||Prices, Ex-showroom Delhi|
|Tata Tigor||Rs 4.59 lakh to Rs 6.87 lakh|
|Maruti Dzire||Rs 5.42 lakh to Rs 9.39 lakh|
-Tata Tigor petrol line-up is priced from Rs 4,58,972 to Rs 6,04,375 and the diesel range falls between Rs 5,41,267 to Rs 6,87,222.
-Prices of the Maruti Dzire powered by petrol engine start from Rs 5,42,706 to Rs 8,36,937.
-Diesel Dzire is priced slightly higher from Rs 6,43,855 to Rs 9,39,084 (all prices ex-showroom, Delhi). Read – New Maruti Swift Dzire Vs Old Dzire – What’s the difference?
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Specification
|Specifications||Tata Tigor||Maruti Swift Dzire|
|Engine||1.2-litre Revotron Petrol||1.2-litre K-Series Petrol|
|Engine||1.05-litre Revotorq||1.3-litre DDiS|
|Gearbox||5-speed MT||5-speed MT & AGS|
-The Tigor subcompact carline uses two engines including the 1.2-litre Revotron petrol engine and the 1.05-litre Revotorq diesel unit. One must note that the carline is offered only with a manual gearbox.
-Maruti Dzire line-up is offered with tried and tested 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre oil burner used in several other models in the company’s product portfolio.
-Transmission choices include the conventional five-speed manual unit and a 5-speed AMT gearbox that is standard across range save for LXi and LDi trims. Read More – Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Baleno
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Mileage
|Name of the Car||Petrol Mileage||Diesel Mileage|
-The 1.2-litre Revotron engine on the Tigor delivers claimed mileage of 20.3kmpl against 24.7kmpl by the 1.05-litre Revotorq oil burner.
-The new Dzire is more frugal, with an ARAI rated mileage of 22kmpl for petrol and 28.40kmpl for the diesel version.
-In fact, Dzire diesel is the most frugal diesel subcompact sedan in India.
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Dimensions
|Dimensions||Tata Tigor||Maruti Dzire|
-Talking of proportions, Dzire is slightly longer and wider, while Tigor leads in terms of height.
-The wheelbase of both the models is same, albeit Tigor offers 419L of boot space opposed to Dzire’s 378L.
-The low set rear seat in the Tigor makes space for just two occupants. However, with the armrest folded, a third passenger could be adjusted.
-With changed dimensions, Dzire now offers more space to the rear passengers. It can comfortably accommodate three adults at the back.
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Features
|Key Features||Tata Tigor||Maruti Dzire|
|Rear AC Vents||No||Yes|
|Touchscreen Infotainment system||Yes||Yes|
|Height adj. driver seat||Yes||Yes|
|Steering mounted audio & calling controls||Yes||Yes|
|Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||No||Yes|
|Navigation system & Voice command||Yes||Yes|
|Rain sensing wipers||No||No|
–The entry level variants in the Tigor line-up come bereft of the infotainment features.
-Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are missing on the carline, instead it comes with Tata’s Juke-Car App.
-Features like Harman sourced 5-inch touchscreen system, 3D Navimaps, call reject with SMS feature, SD card playback, incoming SMS notifications and rear-outs, voice command, image & video playback and digital controls for FATC are restricted to the top-spec variant.
-Standard goodies on the Tigor carline include multi-drive modes, 7-speed front wipers, ePAS with tilt adjustment and driver footrest etc.
-The automatic temperature control is offered only on the top-spec trim.
-Electric boot unlocking is exclusive to the XZ and XZ (O) trims.
-The new Maruti Dzire gets rear air con vents from VXi onwards.
-The base LXi & LDi variants get manual AC, front accessory socket, gear shift indicator in manuals, tilt steering and bottle holders on all doors.
-Just like Tigor, the Dzire base variants also miss out on infotainment features.
-Maruti’s Smartplay infotainment system with navigation and voice control is restricted to the Z+ trims.
-Other bits like driver side auto up power window, power wing mirrors, automatic climate control & engine push start are restricted to Z & Z+ variants.
-Automatic headlamps with lead me to vehicle & follow me home functions are confined to the top-spec variants.
Tata Tigor Vs Maruti Dzire Safety Features
|Key Features||Tata Tigor||Maruti Dzire|
|Dual Front Airbags||Yes||Yes|
|ABS with EBD||Yes||Yes|
|Rear Parking Camera||Yes||Yes|
|Speed Sensing Door Lock||Yes||Yes|
|Reverse parking sensor||Yes||Yes|
|All Disc brakes||No||No|
-The base variants only get an engine immobilizer.
-Dual front airbags, rear defogger & seat belt with pretensioners & load limiters are available from XZ onwards.
-Prominent safety features such as ABS with EBD & corner stability are available from XT onwards.
-Rear view camera is restricted to the top-spec XZ (O) variant.
-Dual front airbags, ISOFIX and ABS with EBD are standard across Maruti Dzire line-up.
-It additionally also gets brake assist along with ABS & EBD.
-Features such as reverse parking sensors, front fog lamps, rear defogger and pinch guard driver window are available exclusively on the Z & Z+ trims.
-While reverse parking camera comes only with the top-spec Z+ variant.