Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor – Specification Comparison

Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor is a detailed specification based comparison report between the update Tigo notchback and its biggest competition Maruti Dzire.

Tata Motors has recently launched the updated iteration of the Tigor notchback in India. With this mid-cycle update, this compact sedan comes with minutely refreshed looks along with a small increase in its equipment list. As before, it continues to compete against its biggest competitor, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire. The latter has been leading the segment since long. But, with its contemporary styling, does the update Tigor fare a change against the Dzire?

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The Tigor is sure to attract many with its distinct styling and aggressive pricing. However, the Dzire has a high brand recognition and all the traditional strengths of a Maruti. Also, the new generation Dzire 2017 is bigger, more spacious and more fuel efficient than before. Hence, getting to the top of the sales charts won’t exactly be a cakewalk for the Tigor.

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Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor- Price Comparison

Tata Tigor PriceNew Maruti Dzire Price
Rs 5.20 Lakh to 7.38 LakhRs 5.60 Lakh to Rs 9.45 Lakh

Well, the Tigor is significantly cheaper than the Dzire. However, there’s a price overlap between mid-high variants of Tigor and low-end variants of the new Dzire. The premium that the Dzire commands is because of slightly more powerful engines and more features. Also, the Swift Dzire has the advantage of Maruti’s vast service network and cheap spares, which is something Tata needs to ensure is taken care of with new products like the Tigor.

Tata TigorNew Maruti Dzire
XERs. 5.20 lakhLXiRs. 5.60 lakh
XMRs. 5.55 lakhVXiRs. 6.48 lakh
XZRs. 5.95 lakhZXiRs. 7.10 lakh
XZ+Rs. 6.49 lakhZXi+Rs. 8.00 lakh
XZARs. 6.65 lakhVXi AMTRs. 6.95 lakh
ZXi AMTRs. 7.57 lakh
ZXi+ AMTRs. 8.47 lakh
XERs. 6.09 lakhLDiRs. 6.58 lakh
XMRs. 6.41 lakhVDiRs. 7.46 lakh
XZRs. 6.84 lakhZDiRs. 8.08 lakh
XZ+Rs. 7.38 lakhZDi+Rs. 8.98 lakh
VDi AMTRs. 7.93 lakh
ZDi AMTRs. 8.55 lakh
ZDi+ AMTRs. 9.45 lakh

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Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor- Specifications Comparison

Tata TigorMaruti Dzire
Engine Type and Displacement1.2 L Petrol; 1.05 L Diesel1.2 L Petrol; 1.3 L Diesel
Power84 BHP; 69 BHP83 BHP, 74 BHP
Torque114 Nm, 140 Nm115 Nm, 190 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox)5-speed manual5-speed manual; AMT
Mileage(claimed)20.3 KMPL; 24.37 KMPL22 KMPL; 28.4 KMPL

The Tigor shares its engines with the Tiago. This means it comes with a 1.2 L Petrol and a 1.05 L Diesel engine. As can be seen above, spec-to-spec, the Petrol engines of Tigor and Dzire are evenly matched. However, there’s a considerable difference between the Diesel engines. The Swift Dzire gets a more powerful engine that offers a higher torque and power without compromising on fuel efficiency.

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Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor- Mileage Comparison 

Tata TigorMaruti Swift Dzire
Mileage (claimed)20.3 KMPL (Petrol)

24.37 KMPL (Diesel)

22 KMPL (Petrol)

28.4 KMPL (Diesel)

When it comes to ARAI certified fuel efficiency figures, the Dzire beats the Tigor. The new Dzire, based on a new platform, is lighter and more fuel efficient than the car it replaces. In fact, at 28.4 KMPL, the Dzire diesel is the most fuel efficient car in the country.

Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor- Dimensions Comparison

 Tata Tigor 2017 Maruti Dzire
Length x Width x Height3992 x 1677 x 1537 mm3995 x 1735 x 1515 mm
Wheelbase2450 mm2450 mm
Kerb Weight1062-1130 KGs860-990 KGs
Wheel Type and Size14-inch alloys15-inch alloys
Boot Space419 Litres378 Litres

Clearly, the Maruti Dzire is a bigger car than the Tigor. The Tigor’s wheelbase is the same as that of the Dzire. Surprisingly, however, the Tiago has a much larger boot. It also weighs more.

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Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor- Features Comparison

Both the cars offer a lot of features and creature comforts in their top-end trims. Here’s a list of features both the cars come with –

  • Touchscreen Integrated Infotainment System
  • Bluetooth/USB/AUX-in Connectivity
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Height Adjustable Driver’s Seat
  • Remote Fuel Filler Cap Opening and Tailgate Opening
  • Parking Sensors
  • Multi-function Steering Wheel
  • Dual Front Airbags
  • ABS
  • Electric ORVMs

The Tigor’s audio unit also gets a 5 inch touchscreen display that doubles up as the screen for the reverse parking camera. It also supports navigation via the user’s smartphone. On the other hand, the Dzire gets a bigger 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. Dzire also gets features like keyless entry, engine start/stop, LED projector headlamps, etc.

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Maruti Dzire vs Tata Tigor Comparison – Verdict

The Tigor is more than just a Tiago with a bigger boot. The new Dzire is a vast improvement over the older model. Just like Tiago and Swift, both the Tigor and Dzire aren’t exactly direct rivals. Still, both being compact sedans and also because of price overlap, comparisons are bound to be drawn. Here’s the outcome of our Tata Tigor vs Maruti Swift Dzire comparison post-

  • Price – The Tigor to costs around 90,000-1,00,000 rupees lesser. That’s a significant difference in price, but you get a bigger car with better engines and more features.
  • Specifications – True, the Diesel engine of the Swift Dzire, is far more powerful than that of the Tigor. However, the petrol engines match evenly. Dzire offers automatic transmission options as well.
  • Dimensions – The Swift Dzire is wider and longer. But the Tigor has a far more spacious boot. However, the Swift Dzire is more expensive than the Tigor.
  • Features – Top of the line Dzire variants are more feature rich. However, they are quite pricey too.

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