2020 Tata Altroz vs Ford Aspire - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

2020 Tata Altroz vs Ford Aspire - Price, Specs, Features, Mileage Comparison

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

 

2020 Tata Altroz vs Ford Aspire

Note: This post contains the updated prices of the Tata Altroz for August 2020.

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

ALTROZ VS ASPIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Tata Altroz

Ford Aspire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹5.44

Ambiente

₹6.09

XE Rhythm

₹5.70

Trend

₹6.69

XM

₹6.30

Titanium

₹7.19

XM Style

₹6.64

Titanium+

₹7.54

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

   

Tata Altroz prices start from Rs. 5.44 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.89 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Ford Aspire petrol manual prices start from Rs. 6.09 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.54 lakh. The Altroz has a wider price band than the Aspire as it’s more affordable at the lower end but it has a more expensive top variant. The Aspire also has a simpler variant lineup to select an appropriate variant while the Altroz has 11 options to choose from.

ALTROZ VS ASPIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

DIESEL MANUAL

Tata Altroz

Ford Aspire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹6.99

Trend

₹7.79

XE Rhythm

₹7.27

Titanium

₹8.29

XM

₹7.50

Titanium+

₹8.64

XM Style

₹7.84

   

XM Rhythm

₹7.89

   

XM Style + Rhythm

₹8.14

   

XT

₹8.19

   

XT Luxe

₹8.58

   

XZ

₹8.79

   

XZ(O)

₹8.95

   

XZ Urban

₹9.09

   

Tata Altroz prices start from Rs. 6.99 lakh and go up to Rs. 9.09 lakh for diesel manual powertrain. The Ford Aspire diesel manual prices start from Rs. 7.79 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.64 lakh.

Just like the petrol variants, the Altroz diesel starts off cheap but it’s very expensive at the top end. It’s worth noting that the Altroz diesel variants carry a premium of Rs. 1.4 - 1.6 lakh while the Aspire diesel only adds Rs. 1.1 lakh to the ex-showroom price. The Altroz diesel is overpriced for a B2 segment car even with BS6 compliance.

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

Tata Altroz is 3990mm long, 1755mm wide and 1523mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2501mm. The Tata Altroz has a boot space of 345 litres. The Ford Aspire measures 3995mm in length, 1704mm in width and 1525mm in height. The wheelbase of Ford Aspire is 2490mm and it has a boot space of 359 litres.

Also Read - Tata Altroz 2020 Petrol vs Competition - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

ALTROZ VS ASPIRE | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Tata Altroz

Difference

Ford Aspire

Length (mm)

3990

5

3995

Width (mm)

1755

51

1704

Height (mm)

1523

2

1525

Wheelbase (mm)

2501

11

2490

Boot Space (litre)

345

14

359

Ground Clearance(mm)

165

9

174

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

5

42

Tyre Size (Base Variant)

165/80 R14

-

175/65 R14

Tyre Size (Top Variant)

195/55 R16

-

195/55 R15

Dimension Review

  • The Aspire is longer than the Altroz by 5mm.
  • The Altroz is wider than the Aspire by 51mm.
  • The Aspire is taller than the Altroz by 2mm.
  • The Altroz has a longer wheelbase than the Aspire; by 11mm.
  • The Aspire has 14 litres more boot space than the Altroz.
  • The Aspire has 9mm more ground clearance than the Altroz.

Both the cars are pretty evenly matched but 3 areas stand out:

  1. The Aspire has a 9mm of crucial advantage in ground clearance.
  2. The Altroz has a much smaller 37-litre fuel tank.
  3. The Altroz has 1-size narrower tyres in its lower variants but bigger, 16-inch alloy wheels in higher variants.

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

ALTROZ VS ASPIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Tata Altroz

Ford Aspire

Engine Type

Normal Petrol

Normal Petrol

Displacement

1.2L

1.2L

Cylinder

3

3

Maximum Power

86PS @ 6000rpm

96PS @ 6500rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 3300rpm

119Nm @ 4250rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

19.05kmpl

18.5kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

-

Automatic FE

-

-

Altroz 1.2L Petrol vs Aspire 1.2L Petrol

Tata Altroz 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 transmission and has a mileage of 19.05kmpl.

Also Read - Tata Altroz vs Ford Freestyle - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

Ford Aspire gets a 1.2L petrol 3-cylinder engine which makes 96PS of maximum power and 119Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 18.5kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Aspire has a more powerful petrol engine than the Altroz.
  • The Aspires petrol engine produces more torque than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz petrol is more fuel-efficient than the Aspire manual.

ALTROZ VS ASPIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

DIESEL ENGINE

 

Tata Altroz

Ford Aspire

Engine Type

Diesel

Diesel

Displacement

1.5L

1.5L

Cylinder

4

4

Maximum Power

90PS @ 4000rpm

100PS @ 3750rpm

Peak Torque

200Nm @ 1250 - 3000rpm

215Nm @ 1750 - 2500rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

23.03kmpl

24.4kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

-

Automatic FE

-

-

Altroz 1.5L Diesel vs Aspire 1.5L Diesel

Tata Altroz gets a 1.5L diesel 4-cylinder engine which makes 90PS of maximum power and 200Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 23.03kmpl.

Ford Aspire gets a 1.5L diesel 4-cylinder engine which makes 100PS of maximum power and 215Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 5-speed manual transmission and has a mileage of 24.4kmpl.

Diesel Engine Review

  • The Aspire has a more powerful engine than the Altroz.
  • The Aspires engine produces more torque than the Altroz.
  • The Aspire diesel manual is more fuel-efficient than the Altroz manual.
  • It’s worth noting that the Altroz’ 200Nm of torque is lower but it peaks sooner at 1250rpm and is available for a wider rev range of up to 3000rpm. This is the widest torque band for any diesel car in India.
  • The drivability of the two cars should be similar.

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

Notable top features of Altroz 2020 are:

  • Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Multi-Drive Modes
  • Digital Instrument Cluster
  • Auto Headlamp
  • Auto Wipers
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Front & Rear Armrest
  • Cruise Control
  • Wearable Key
  • Idle Start/Stop
  • Rear Parking Camera w/ Guidelines
  • Blue Ambient Lighting
  • 7-inch full-colour instrument console
  • Front and rear armrests
  • 16-inch alloy wheels

Notable top features of Aspire 2020 are:

  • Side & curtain airbags
  • Auto AC
  • 15-inch alloy wheels
  • 7-inch touchscreen w/ navigation
  • Steering mounted controls
  • Front fog lamps
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Reverse parking camera
  • Push-button start w/ smart key
  • Electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs
  • Rear defogger

Is the Tata Altroz better than the Ford Aspire?

Price of the base variant of Tata Altroz is Rs. 5.44 lakh and Ford Aspire is Rs. 6.09 lakh (both ex-showroom).

In terms of road presence, the two cars are evenly-matched with the scales slightly tipping in the Altroz’ favour. The Altroz’ lower variants get 165-section tyres which ruin its road presence.

Also Read - Skoda Rapid 1.0L Turbo vs Tata Altroz 1.2L Petrol - Price, Specs, Features Comparison

For petrol powertrain, Aspires engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Altroz petrol engine. But the Altroz is slightly more fuel-efficient.

For diesel powertrain, Aspires engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Altroz engine. But the Altroz’ wider torque band should offer similar performance.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

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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