Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Specifications Comparison

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Engine Specifications / Mileage / Dimensions/ Features / Safety Features / Prices

Tata has launched the Altroz premium hatchback, with prices starting at Rs 5.29 Lakhs (ex-showroom). The bookings for Altroz are ongoing, for a token of Rs 25,000. Further, the deliveries are also expected to commence by early next month.

The premium hatchback goes against the likes of Toyota Glanza, Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Hyundai Elite i20, Volkswagen Polo and Honda Jazz. Here, we have put the Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno, as the latter is the best-selling in the segment.

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Price

Price (ex-showroom)AltrozBaleno
PetrolRs 5.29 – 7.69 lakhsRs 5.58 – Rs 8.9 Lakhs
DieselRs. 6.99 – 9.29 lakhsRs 6.68 – Rs 8.68 Lakhs

The prices of Altroz start off at Rs 5.29 Lakhs up to Rs 7.69 Lakh. In comparison to the Baleno Petrol, the Altroz comes in cheaper. The top-end variant of Altroz is cheaper than that of Baleno, by nearly Rs 1.2 Lakhs. However, the Baleno diesel comes in cheaper, with its top-end variant costing around 60,000 less.

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Engine Specifications

PetrolAltrozBaleno
Engine1.2 Litre three-cylinder1.2 Litre four-cylinder
Power86 BHP88 BHP
Torque113 Nm113 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual5-speed Manual/CVT

Both the hatchbacks get BS-6 compliant petrol engines. Altroz uses a 1.2 Litre three-cylinder engine that produces 86 BHP and 113 Nm of torque. Baleno gets a 1.2 Litre four-cylinder engine with Smart-Hybrid technology, producing 88 BHP and 113 Nm of peak torque. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard on both, while the Baleno additionally gets a CVT as well. Altroz is also going to get an automatic gearbox soon, likely a 7-speed DCT unit.

DieselAltrozBaleno
Engine1.5 Litre Four-Cylinder1.3 Litre Four-Cylinder
Power90 BHP75 BHP
Torque200 Nm190 Nm
Transmission5-speed Manual5-speed Manual

The diesel engine of Altroz is BS-6 compliant, whereas the diesel unit of Baleno is BS-4. Post-April 2020, the Baleno would only be available with a petrol engine. The Altroz gets a 1.5 Litre unit, producing 90 BHP. The Baleno gets the infamous 1.3 Litre Fiat-sourced unit, delivering 75 BHP. A 5-speed manual gearbox is standard on both of them.

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Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Fuel Tank Capacity And Mileage

AltrozBaleno
Fuel Tank Capacity37 Litres37 Litres

The fuel tank capacity of both the hatchbacks is 37 Litres. While the estimated claimed mileage of Altroz is around 19 kmpl and 23 kmpl for petrol and diesel respectively, it is higher with Baleno. Because of the Smart-Hybrid technology, Baleno is able to offer 24 kmpl. The diesel engine of Baleno offers 27 kmpl (claimed).

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Dimensions

AltrozBaleno
Length3990mm3995mm
Width1755mm1745mm
Height1523mm1510mm
Ground Clearance165mm165mm
Wheelbase2501mm2520mm
Weight1036-1150 Kgs865-985 kgs

In terms of length, the Baleno is longer than the Altroz by 5mm. The width of Altroz is bigger by 10mm and so is the height. The ground clearance remains the same at 165mm. The wheelbase of Baleno is again longer by 2520mm. Lastly, the Baleno is lighter than the Altroz by nearly 150 kgs.

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Features

Tata Altroz comes with the following 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

As for the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, it comes with features such as:

  1. LED Projector Headlamps
  2. LED DRLs
  3. UV Cut Glass
  4. Push Button Start Stop
  5. Tilt And Telescopic Steering
  6. Auto AC
  7. Height Adjustable Driver Seat
  8. 7-Inch Touchscreen Infotainment with Android Auto And Apple CarPLay
  9. Steering Mounted Audio Controls
  10. SHVS Micro-Hybrid Technology

Tata Altroz Vs Maruti Suzuki Baleno – Safety Features

Safety features onboard the Altroz include:

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

Maruti Baleno comes with safety features such as:

  1. Dual Front Airbags
  2. ABS with EBD
  3. ISOFIX
  4. Rear Parking Sensors
  5. Rear Parking Camera
  6. Auto Headlamps
  7. Auto-Dimming IRVM