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    2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Tata Tigor - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Lakshya Khanna Dates: 15 Aug 2020

    Which car is better: Maruti Suzuki Baleno or Tata Tigor? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to help you decide which car better fulfils your requirements.

     


    2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Tata Tigor

    Baleno 2020 vs Tigor 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    BALENO VS TIGOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Tata Tigor

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Sigma

    ₹5.64

    XE

    ₹5.39

    Delta

    ₹6.45

    XM

    ₹5.99

    Zeta

    ₹7.01

    XZ

    ₹6.40

    Delta Hybrid

    ₹7.33

    XZ+

    ₹6.99

    Alpha

    ₹7.64

       

    Zeta Hybrid

    ₹7.90

       


    Maruti Suzuki Baleno prices start from Rs. 5.64 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.90 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Tata Tigor petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.39 lakh and go up to Rs. 6.99 lakh. The Tigor has a lower starting price, but the top variant of the Baleno costs a fair bit more than the Tigor.

    BALENO VS TIGOR | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Tata Tigor

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Delta

    ₹7.77

    XM

    ₹6.49

    Zeta

    ₹8.33

    XZ+

    ₹7.49

    Alpha

    ₹8.96

       


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Baleno prices start from Rs. 7.77 lakh and Tata Tigor starts from Rs. 6.49 lakh. The same segmentation appears in case of the automatic transmission as well. The Baleno’s CVT is more expensive than the Tigor’s AMT automatic and it shows in the prices. There’s almost Rs. 1.5 lakh difference between the top automatic variants of the two cars.

    Baleno 2020 vs Tigor 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    The Maruti Suzuki Baleno is 3995mm long, 1745mm wide and 1510mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2520mm. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a boot space of 339 litres. The Tata Tigor measures 3993mm in length, 1677mm in width and 1532mm in height. The wheelbase of Tata Tigor is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 419 litres.

    Also Read - Which Variant of 2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno Petrol Is Most Value For Money?

    BALENO VS TIGOR | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Difference

    Tata Tigor

    Length (mm)

    3995

    2

    3993

    Width (mm)

    1745

    68

    1677

    Height (mm)

    1510

    22

    1532

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2520

    70

    2450

    Boot Space (litre)

    339

    80

    419

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    170

    0

    170

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    37

    2

    35

    Tyre Size (Base)

    185/65 R15

    -

    175/65 R14

    Tyre Size (Top)

    195/55 R16

    -

    175/60 R15

    Dimension Review

    • The Baleno is longer than the Tigor by 2mm.
    • The Baleno is wider than the Tigor by 68mm.
    • The Tigor is taller than the Baleno by 22mm.
    • The Baleno has a longer wheelbase than the Tigor; by 70mm.
    • The Tigor has 80 litres more boot space than the Baleno.
    • The Baleno and the Tigor have identical ground clearance.
    • For the most part, the Baleno is bigger than the Tigor.
    • The Tigor has far better boot space while the Baleno is much wider than the Tigor.
    • The other notable difference is in tire sizes. Even the Baleno’s base variants have wider tyres than the Tigor’s top variant.

    Baleno 2020 vs Tigor 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    BALENO VS TIGOR | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno

    Tata Tigor

    Engine Type

    Petrol

    Hybrid Petrol

    Petrol

    Displacement

    1.2L

    1.2L

    1.2L

    Cylinder

    4

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    83PS @ 6000rpm

    90PS @ 6000rpm

    86PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    113Nm @ 4200rpm

    113Nm @ 4400rpm

    113Nm @ 3300rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    21.01kmpl

    23.87kmpl

    19.93kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    CVT

    -

    5-speed AMT

    Automatic FE

    19.56kmpl

    -

    19.28kmpl

    Baleno Petrol vs Polo Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki Baleno gets a 1.2L petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 83PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki Baleno petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 21.01kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 19.56kmpl.

    It also gets a 1.2L 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine as well, that makes 90PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a fuel efficiency of 23.87kmpl.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Volkswagen Polo - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    Tata Tigor gets a 1.2L petrol 3-cylinder engine which makes 86PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 5-speed AMT type automatic transmission. The Tata Tigor petrol manual has a mileage of 19.93kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel-efficiency figure of 19.28kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The Tigor’s power output is somewhere in between. It’s more powerful than the Baleno’s non-hybrid engine but less powerful than the Baleno’s hybrid engine.
    • The Baleno and the Tigor have identical torque output.
    • Even without the hybrid tech, the Baleno’s petrol engine is more fuel-efficient than the Tigor manual - with manual as well as automatic transmission.
    • The Maruti Suzuki Baleno has a far better torque-to-weight ratio than the Tigor. So, it’ll offer much better drivability and in-gear acceleration.

    Baleno 2020 vs Tigor 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    Notable top features of Baleno 2020 are:

    • LED projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Coloured TFT multi-information display
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system w/ Apple Carplay & Android Auto
    • Auto AC
    • Height adjustable driver seat
    • Tilt & telescopic steering
    • Push-button start w/ smart key
    • Auto headlamps
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Front armrest
    • UV cut window glass

    Notable top features of Tigor 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamp w/ LED DRL
    • Auto AC
    • 15-inch  alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Rear parking assist with camera
    • Height adjustable driver seat
    • Electrically adjustable & foldable ORVMs
    • Steering mounted controls
    • Push-button start w/ smart key
    • Cooled glovebox
    • Rear defogger

    Is the Maruti Suzuki Baleno better than the Tata Tigor?

    Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki Baleno is Rs. 5.64 lakh and Tata Tigor is Rs. 5.39 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Maruti Baleno is more expensive than the Tigor for low as well as high variants.

    In terms of dimensions, the Baleno is larger than the Tigor in width, wheelbase and tyre size. So it will have a better road presence than the Tigor. But the Tigor offers a much bigger boot space.

    Also Read - 2020 Maruti Suzuki Baleno vs Toyota Glanza - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    For petrol powertrain, both Baleno and Tigor are on par as they both have similar torque output. But the Baleno is much lighter and therefore, it’ll have far better drivability. The Baleno is also more fuel-efficient than the Tigor even without the hybrid tech.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Lakshya loves to talk about cars and, therefore, he’s mostly in the front of the camera doing the talking. He’s usually blunt in his opinion -- good or bad, and backs it up with logic. Lakshya is a senior member of V3Cars’ editorial team. 

    Twitter handle: @lakshya_khanna



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