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

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

Which petrol car is better: Tata Altroz or Maruti Suzuki Dzire? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

 

2020 Tata Altroz vs Maruti Suzuki Dzire

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

ALTROZ VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL MANUAL

Tata Altroz

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

XE

₹5.29

LXI

₹5.89

XE Rhythm

₹5.54

VXI

₹6.79

XM

₹6.15

ZXI

₹7.48

XM Style

₹6.49

ZXI+

₹8.28

XM Rhythm

₹6.54

   

XM Style + Rhythm

₹6.79

   

XT

₹6.84

   

XT Luxe

₹7.23

   

XZ

₹7.44

   

XZ(O)

₹7.69

   

XZ Urban

₹7.74

   


Tata Altroz prices start from Rs. 5.29 lakh and go up to Rs. 7.74 lakh for petrol manual powertrain. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire hybrid petrol manual prices start from Rs. 5.89 lakh and go up to Rs. 8.28 lakh.

ALTROZ VS DZIRE | PRICE COMPARISON

EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

PETROL AUTOMATIC

Tata Altroz

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Variants

Price (in lakh)

Variants

Price (in lakh)

-

-

VXI

₹7.32

   

ZXI

₹8.01

   

ZXI+

₹8.81


For the petrol automatic powertrain, Maruti Suzuki Dzire starts from Rs. 7.32 lakh. Tata Altroz is currently not available with a petrol automatic powertrain. The Maruti Dzire is more expensive than the Altroz.

Altroz 2020 vs Dzire 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 Maruti Suzuki Dzire measures 3995mm in length, 1735mm in width and 1515mm in height. The wheelbase of Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 2450mm and it has a boot space of 378 litres.

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ALTROZ VS DZIRE | DIMENSION COMPARISON

Dimensions

Tata Altroz

Difference

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Length (mm)

3990

5

3995

Width (mm)

1755

20

1735

Height (mm)

1523

8

1515

Wheelbase (mm)

2501

51

2450

Boot Space (litre)

345

33

378

Ground Clearance(mm)

165

5

170

Fuel Tank (litre)

37

0

37

Dimension Review

  • The Dzire is longer than the Altroz by 5mm.
  • The Altroz is wider than the Dzire by 20mm.
  • The Altroz is taller than the Dzire by 8mm.
  • The Altroz has a longer wheelbase than the Dzire; by 51mm.
  • The Dzire has 33 litres more boot space than the Altroz.
  • The Dzire has 5mm more ground clearance than the Altroz.

The Dzire and Altroz have comparable dimensions but the Altroz’ marginally bigger body and fresh styling give it a slightly better road presence.

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

ALTROZ VS DZIRE | ENGINE COMPARISON

PETROL ENGINE

 

Tata Altroz

Maruti Suzuki Dzire

Engine Type

Petrol

Hybrid Petrol

Displacement

1.2L

1.2L

Cylinder

3

4

Maximum Power

86PS @ 6000rpm

90PS @ 6000rpm

Peak Torque

113Nm @ 3300rpm

113Nm @ 4400rpm

Manual Transmission

5-speed

5-speed

Manual FE

19.05kmpl

23.26kmpl

Automatic Transmission

-

5-speed AMT

Automatic FE

-

24.12kmpl

Altroz 1.2L Petrol vs Dzire 1.2L Hybrid Petrol

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

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Maruti Suzuki Dzire gets a 1.2L hybrid petrol 4-cylinder engine that makes 90PS 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 Maruti Suzuki Dzire petrol manual has a fuel-efficiency of 23.26kmpl while the automatic claims to return a figure of 24.12kmpl.

Petrol Engine Review

  • The Dzire has a more powerful engine than the Altroz.
  • The Altroz and the Dzire have identical torque output.
  • The Dzire’s mileage is much better than the Altroz’.

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

Notable top features of Tata Altroz 2020 are:

  • Halogen Projector Headlamps w/ LED DRL
  • Multi-Drive Modes
  • 7-inch Full-Colour Instrument Cluster
  • Auto Headlamp
  • Rain Sensing Wipers
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Front & Rear Armrest
  • Cruise Control
  • Wearable Key
  • Rear Parking Camera w/ Guidelines
  • Blue Ambient Lighting
  • Front and rear armrests
  • Padded door armrests

Notable top features of Dzire 2020 are:

  • Idle Start/Stop
  • Cruise control
  • Rear AC Vents
  • Rear Center Armrest
  • Engine Push Start Button
  • Automatic AC
  • 7-inch Touchscreen
  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • LED Projector Headlamps
  • Reverse Parking Camera
  • Auto Headlamps

Is the Tata Altroz better than the Maruti Suzuki Dzire?

Price of the base variant of Tata Altroz is Rs. 5.29 lakh and Maruti Suzuki Dzire is Rs. 5.89 lakh (both ex-showroom). The Altroz costs less than the Dzire hybrid.

In terms of dimensions, the two cars are very close but the Altroz has a slight edge over the Dzire.

For petrol powertrain, both the Altroz and Dzire are on par on paper. But the Dzire has a much better torque-to-weight ratio. Also, the Dzire is a hybrid engine, so its off-peak torque will be better than what the spec sheet suggests. For the fuel efficiency fans, the Dzire hybrid is an easy choice. It’s not even a contest. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire hybrid blows everything out of the water with a diesel-engine like mileage figure of 23.26kmpl (MT) and 24.12kmpl (AT).

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If you’re looking for a richer in-cabin experience, then Altroz should be an easy pick for you. It has enough features to compete with cars from a segment or two higher.

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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