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    2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Tata Altroz - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

    by Mahesh Yadav Dates: 18 Aug 2020

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


    2020 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross vs Tata Altroz

    S-Cross 2020 vs Altroz 2020 | Price Comparison - Which One Is Cheaper?

    S-CROSS VS ALTROZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL MANUAL

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

    Tata Altroz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Sigma

    ₹8.39

    XE

    ₹5.44

    Delta

    ₹9.60

    XE Rhythm

    ₹5.70

    Zeta

    ₹9.95

    XM

    ₹6.30

    Alpha

    ₹11.16

    XM Style

    ₹6.64

       

    XM Rhythm

    ₹6.69

       

    XM Style + Rhythm

    ₹6.94

       

    XT

    ₹6.99

       

    XT Luxe

    ₹7.38

       

    XZ

    ₹7.59

       

    XZ(O)

    ₹7.75

       

    XZ Urban

    ₹7.89


    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 8.39 lakh and go up to Rs. 11.16 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Tata Altroz petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.75 lakh. The Tata Altroz is a lot cheaper than the S-Cross.

    S-CROSS VS ALTROZ | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

    Tata Altroz

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Delta

    ₹10.84

    -

    -

    Zeta

    ₹11.19

       

    Alpha

    ₹12.39

       


    For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki S-Cross prices start from Rs. 10.84 lakh. S-Cross automatic is Rs. 1.24 more expensive than manual. Tata Altroz is not available with petrol automatic powertrain.

    S-Cross 2020 vs Altroz 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which One Is Bigger?

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is 4300mm long, 1785mm wide and 1595mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2600mm. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross has a boot space of 375 litres. The Tata Altroz measures 3990mm in length, 1755mm in width and 1523mm in height. The wheelbase of Tata Altroz is 2501mm and it has a boot space of 345 litres.

    Also Read - Maruti S-Cross Zeta vs Vitara Brezza ZXI Plus Petrol - Which Car To Buy For Rs. 10 Lakh

    S-CROSS VS ALTROZ | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

    Difference

    Tata Altroz

    Length (mm)

    4300

    310

    3990

    Width (mm)

    1785

    30

    1755

    Height (mm)

    1595

    72

    1523

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2600

    99

    2501

    Boot Space (litre)

    375

    30

    345

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    180

    15

    165

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    48

    11

    37

    Tyre Size (Base Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    165/80 R14

    Tyre Size (Top Variant)

    215/60 R16

    -

    195/55 R16

    Dimension Review

    • The S-Cross is longer than the Altroz by 310mm.
    • The S-Cross is wider than the Altroz by 30mm.
    • The S-Cross is taller than the Altroz by 72mm.
    • The S-Cross has a longer wheelbase than the Altroz; by 99mm.
    • The S-Cross has 30 litres more boot space than the Altroz.
    • The S-Cross has 15mm more ground clearance than the Altroz.
    • The Altroz has very skinny tyres in the lower variants.
    • The S-Cross is a much bigger and taller car than the Altroz and will, therefore, have a far better road presence.

    In terms of dimensions, the S-Cross is a larger car compared to the Altroz. So, it will have a better road presence than the Altroz.

    S-Cross 2020 vs Altroz 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which One has Better Performance?

    S-CROSS VS ALTROZ | ENGINE COMPARISON

    PETROL ENGINE

     

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

    Tata Altroz

    Engine

    1.5 L Hybrid Petrol

    1.2 L Petrol

    Displacement

    1462 cc

    1199 cc

    Cylinder

    4

    3

    Maximum Power

    105PS @ 6000rpm

    86PS @ 6000rpm

    Peak Torque

    138Nm @ 4400rpm

    113Nm @ 3300rpm

    Manual Transmission

    5-speed

    5-speed

    Manual FE

    18.55kmpl

    19.05kmpl

    Automatic Transmission

    4-speed torque converter

    -

    Automatic FE

    18.43kmpl

    -

    S-Cross Petrol vs Altroz Petrol

    Maruti Suzuki S-Cross 1.5 L, 4-cylinder hybrid petrol engine makes 105PS of maximum power and 138Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual and a 4-Speed Torque Converter type automatic transmission. The Maruti Suzuki S-Cross petrol manual has a mileage of 18.55kmpl while the automatic claims to deliver a fuel efficiency figure of 18.43kmpl.

    Tata Altroz 1.2 L, 3-cylinder petrol engine makes 86PS of maximum power and 113Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 19.05kmpl.

    Petrol Engine Review

    • The S-Cross has a more powerful engine than the Altroz.
    • The S-Cross' engine produces more torque than the Altroz'.
    • The Altroz 1.2 l petrol manual is more fuel-efficient than the S-Cross manual.
    • The S-Cross petrol engine has a far better torque-to-weight ratio than the Altroz and will, therefore, have better drivability and in-gear acceleration.

    S-Cross 2020 vs Altroz 2020 | Top Feature Comparison

    Notable top features of S-Cross 2020 are:

    • LED projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Auto headlamps
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • 7-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
    • Auto AC
    • Auto-dimming IRVM
    • Cruise control
    • Keyless entry w/ push-button start/stop
    • Rear wiper & washer
    • Rear defogger
    • Height adjustable driver seat
    • Front and rear armrests
    • Idle start/stop

    Notable top features of Altroz 2020 are:

    • Projector headlamps w/ LED DRL
    • Multi-drive modes
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • Digital instrument cluster
    • Auto headlamp
    • Auto wipers
    • Auto AC w/ rear vents
    • Front & rear armrest
    • Cruise control
    • Wearable key
    • Keyless entry w/ push-button start/stop
    • Idle start/stop
    • Padded door armrests
    • LED ambient lighting

    Is the Maruti Suzuki S-Cross better than the Tata Altroz?

    Price of the base variant of Maruti Suzuki S-Cross is Rs. 8.39 lakh and Tata Altroz is Rs. 5.44 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Altroz is from a lower segment and carries a lower price tag too.

    Also read - Maruti S-Cross Zeta vs Renault Duster RXZ Petrol - Which Car To Buy For Rs. 10 Lakh

    In terms of dimensions, the S-Cross is larger than the Altroz. So it will have a better road presence than the Altroz.

    For petrol powertrain, S-Cross' engine has a lot better torque-to-weight ratio, so it will offer better drivability compared to Altroz' engine. The fuel efficiency of the two cars is comparble.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.



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