The premium hatchback segment has just seen a new entrant and it has created quite a buzz. The Tata Altroz is easily the most handsome looking hatchback we have seen in quite a while now and its design has raised quite a few eyebrows. Its just not on the design front, but the car in whole makes for an excellent value proposition, be in terms of features, performance or price. But does it have enough to take against the first premium hatchback in the country. We are talking about the Honda Jazz. Let’s find out how Tata Altroz vs Honda Jazz fare against each other on paper in terms of engine options, price, features and much more.
|Petrol||Rs 5.29 – 7.69 lakhs||Rs 7.45 – Rs 9.29 lakhs|
|Diesel||Rs. 6.99 – 9.29 lakhs||Rs. 8.16 – Rs. 9.40 lakhs|
The prices of Altroz commence from Rs 5.29 Lakhs to Rs 9.29 Lakhs. Its top end variants make it one of the costliest of the segment. However, its still significantly cheaper than the Jazz, particularly in its petrol guise. In fact, the Altroz petrol almost ends where the jazz petrol starts off from. For the diesel, the Altroz still maintains a significant margin with its starting price but is almost at par at the top-end spectrum. The Jazz has always been an expensive hatchback, ever since its first generation. The Tata Altroz has a huge edge on this front.
|Engine||1.2 Litre three-cylinder||1.2 Litre four-cylinder|
|Power||86 BHP||90 BHP|
|Torque||113 Nm||110 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual||5-speed Manual/CVT|
The Altroz uses a 1.2 Litre three-cylinder engine that produces 86 BHP and 113 Nm of torque. The Jazz also gets a 1.2 Litre engine but with four-cylinder engine. It produces slightly more power at 90 BHP but marginally less torque at 110 Nm. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard on both, while the Jazz additionally gets a CVT as well. Altroz is also going to get an automatic gearbox soon, likely a 7-speed DCT unit. It however must be mentioned that the Altroz gets a BS-6 engine while the Jazz still gets a BS-4 engine.
|Engine||1.5 Litre Four-Cylinder||1.5 Litre Four-Cylinder|
|Power||90 BHP||100 BHP|
|Torque||200 Nm||200 Nm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual||6-speed Manual|
The diesel engine of Altroz is BS-6 compliant, whereas the diesel unit of Jazz is also BS-4. The Altroz gets a 1.5 Litre four-cylinder unit, producing 90 BHP. The Jazz also uses a similar engine configuration but produces more power at 100 BHP. Both cars produce the same torque though. While the Altroz gets a 5-speed manual, the Jazz also gets another gear with a 6-speed manual gearbox.
|Fuel Tank Capacity||37 Litres||37 Litres|
|Petrol Fuel Efficiency (MT/CVT)||19||18.2/18.73|
|Diesel Fuel Efficiency||23||27.3|
The fuel tank capacity of both the hatchbacks is 37 Litres. The estimated claimed mileage of Altroz is around 19 kmpl and 23 kmpl for petrol and diesel respectively. The Jazz on the other hand returns a mileage of around 18 kmpl for both petrol the manual and automatic powertrains. The diesel engine of the Jazz is however quite more efficient with a fuel efficiency of 27.3 kmpl.
|Kerb Weight||1036-1150 Kgs||1042-1155 kgs|
In terms of length, the Altroz is longer than the Jazz by some margin but it is still the Jazz that has the longer wheelbase. In terms of width, while the Altroz is the widest in the segment, the Jazz is the narrowest of the lot. The Jazz is however taller than the Altroz with its signature tall boy stance. The ground clearance remains the same at 165mm. Both cars also have relatively the same kerb weight.
Tata Altroz comes with the following features:
As for the Honda Jazz, it comes with features such as:
Safety features onboard the Altroz include:
Honda Jazz comes with safety features such as: