2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Specification and Price Comparison

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Price / Engine Specifications / Gearbox / Dimensions / Fuel Economy / Features / Safety Features

Hyundai has now launched the 2020 i20, with deliveries expected to start towards the end of this month. It is the third generation model to come to India and has now completed more than a decade in the country. It enters the highly competitive premium hatchback segment which includes Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, Maruti Baleno, Toyota Glanza, Ford Freestyle and Volkswagen Polo.

Here is a detailed specification comparison between 2020 Hyundai i20 and Tata Altroz, the two current most popular hatchbacks in the segment. We have compared the prices, engine specifications, features, mileage and dimensions.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Price Comparison

Base VariantsRs 6.79 Lakhs to Rs 8.19 Lakhs5.44 Lakhs to Rs 7.27 Lakhs
Mid VariantsRs 7.59 Lakhs to Rs 8.99 LakhsRs 6.30 Lakhs to Rs 8.58 Lakhs
Top End VariantsRs 8.69 Lakhs To Rs 11.18 Lakhs7.59 Lakhs to Rs 9.09 Lakhs

The price difference between the base trims of the Hyundai i20 and Tata Altroz is more than a Lakh. As the variant increases, the gap increases. The top-end diesel variants of both the hatchbacks are priced around Rs 1.60 Lakhs wide, i20 being the costlier one. However, Altroz does not come with an automatic gearbox, so that’s why there is a huge difference.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Engine Specifications

Petrol/Turbo Petroli20Altroz
Engine1.2 Litre four-cylinder/1.0 Litre three-cylinder turbo petrol1.2 Litre three-cylinder
Power83 PS/120 PS86 PS
Torque113 Nm/175 Nm116 Nm

Hyundai i20 gets two engine options, including an 83PS producing 1.2 Litre four-cylinder unit and a 120 PS producing 1.0 Litre turbo petrol motor. i20 is now the most powerful hatchback in its segment, offering the best in class power figures. Altroz gets a similar power figure producing 1.2 Litre three-cylinder petrol engine. Soon, Altroz is also going to get a turbo-petrol motor that will produce around 110 PS.

Engine1.5 Litre four-cylinder1.5 Litre four-cylinder
Power100 BHP90 BHP
Torque240 Nm200 Nm

Both of them get a 1.5 Litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, producing different figures. i20 diesel produces 100 BHP and 240 Nm, while the Altroz diesel produces 90 BHP and 200 Nm.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Gearbox

Petrol5-speed MT/CVT5-speed MT
Diesel6-speed MT5-speed MT
Turbo Petrol7-speed DCT/6-iMT

i20 comes with 5 different gearbox options. The petrol and turbo petrol motors get an automatic gearbox, while the diesel only gets a manual stick. Altroz on the other hand, does not get an automatic unit at all. The upcoming turbo petrol engine is expected to come with a 7-speed DCT.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Fuel Economy

Petrol MT21 kmpl19 kmpl
Petrol CVT19.65 kmpl
Turbo-Petrol iMT20 kmpl
Turbo-Petrol DCT20.28 kmpl
Diesel MT25 kmpl21.1 kmpl

In terms of fuel economy, Hyundai i20 comes as a winner again offer better mileage with both the petrol and diesel engines. While the difference between petrol-MT of both the hatchbacks is less, the gap between their diesel-MT variants is higher.

Tata Altroz

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Dimensions

Ground Clearance170mm165mm
Weight1066 kilograms1036-1150 Kgs

Hyundai i20 comes in longer, wider and even taller than the Tata Altroz. i20 boasts of best in class ground clearance figures, sharing the stage with Maruti Baleno and Toyota Glanza. The wheelbase of i20 is longer by 80mm, which is a huge difference. Altroz is a bit lighter than the i20 in terms of lower-spec variants.

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Features

Hyundai i20 Features:

  1. LED projector headlamps
  2. Z Shaped LED tail lamps
  3. Puddle Lamps
  4. One Touch Electric Sunroof
  5. Fully Digital Instrument Cluster
  6. 10.25 inch touchscreen infotainment system
  7. Blue Link Internet Car Technology
  8. Remote Engine Start/Stop
  9. Bose Premium Speaker Setup
  10. Air Purifier System
  11. Ambient Lighting
  12. New Steering Wheel
  13. 16-inch dual-tone diamond cut alloy wheels

Altroz Features:

  1. Front and rear fog lamps
  2. 7-inch touchscreen infotainment from Harmon Kardon with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  3. 7-inch digital instrument console
  4. Projector headlamps
  5. Height-adjustable driver’s seat
  6. Steering mounted controls
  7. Auto climate control
  8. Rear AC vents
  9. Cruise control
  10. Idle Start-Stop System
  11. Front And Rear armrest
  12. Push Button Start Stop

2020 Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz – Safety Features

Hyundai i20 features:

  1. Vehicle Stability Management (VSM)
  2. Hill Assist Control (Descent and Ascent)
  3. Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  4. 6 Airbags
  5. Rear Parking Camera
  6. Automatic Headlamps

Altroz safety features:

  1. Dual-front airbags
  2. ABS with EBD
  3. Rear parking sensors
  5. Cornering lights
  6. Rear Parking Camera With Guidelines
  7. Auto Headlamps