Maruti Alto vs Tata Tiago

Should you buy Maruti Alto or Tata Tiago? Find out which car is best for you - compare the two models on the basis of their Price, Size, Space, Boot Space, Service cost, Mileage, Features, Colours and other specs. Maruti Alto price starts at Rs 3.54 Lakh ex-showroom for STD Opt (Petrol) and Tata Tiago price starts Rs 5.65 Lakh ex-showroom for XE (Petrol). Alto has 796 cc (Petrol top model) engine, while Tiago has 1199 cc (CNG top model) engine. As far as mileage is concerned, the Alto has a mileage of 31.59 km/kg (Petrol top model)> and the Tiago has a mileage of 26.49 km/kg (Petrol top model).

Alto Vs Tiago

Key HighlightsMaruti AltoTata Tiago
On Road PriceRs.4,98,656*Rs.8,92,552*
Fuel TypePetrolPetrol
Engine(cc)7961199
TransmissionManualAutomatic
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Maruti Alto vs Tata Tiago Comparison

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        Maruti Alto
        Maruti Alto
        Rs4.57 Lakh*
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            Tata Tiago
            Tata Tiago
            Rs7.95 Lakh*
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          Basic Information
          On-Road Price in New Delhi
          Rs.4,98,656*
          Rs.8,92,552*
          Finance Available (EMI)
          Rs.9,489/month
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          Rs.16,994/month
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          Insurance
          User Rating
          4.3
          Based on 657 Reviews
          4.4
          Based on 708 Reviews
          Service Cost (Avg. of 5 years)
          Rs.3,387
          Rs.4,712
          Brochure
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          Engine & Transmission
          Engine Type
          Engine type in car refers to the type of engine that powers the vehicle. There are many different types of car engines, but the most common are petrol (gasoline) and diesel engines
          F8D Petrol Engine
          1.2L Revotron
          Displacement (cc)
          The displacement of an engine is the total volume of all of the cylinders in the engine. Measured in cubic centimetres (cc)
          796
          1199
          No. of Cylinders
          ICE engines have one or more cylinders. More cylinders typically mean more smoothness and more power, but it also means more moving parts and less fuel efficiency.
          Max Power (bhp@rpm)
          Power dictates the performance of an engine. It's measured in horsepower (bhp) or metric horsepower (PS). More is better.
          47.33bhp@6000rpm
          84.48bhp@6000rpm
          Max Torque (nm@rpm)
          The load-carrying ability of an engine, measured in Newton-metres (Nm) or pound-foot (lb-ft). More is better.
          69Nm@3500rpm
          113Nm@3300rpm
          Valves Per Cylinder
          Valves let air and fuel into the cylinders of a combustion engine. More valves typically make more power and are more efficient.
          4
          4
          Transmission Type
          Manual
          Automatic
          Gear Box
          5-Speed
          5-Speed AMT
          Drive Type
          FWD
          Fuel & Performance
          Fuel Type
          Petrol
          Petrol
          Mileage ARAI (kmpl)
          22.05
          19
          Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)
          35
          35
          Emission Norm Compliance
          BS VI 2.0
          BS VI 2.0
          Top Speed (kmph)
          -
          150
          Suspension, Steering & Brakes
          Front Suspension
          Mac Pherson Strut
          Independent,Lower wishbone,McPherson (Dual Path ) strut type
          Rear Suspension
          3-Link Rigid Axle
          "Rear Twist Beam with coil spring mounted on Hydraulic shock absorbers"
          Steering Column
          Collapsible
          -
          Turning Radius (Metres)
          4.6
          -
          Front Brake Type
          Disc
          Disc
          Rear Brake Type
          Drum
          Drum
          Top Speed (Kmph)
          -
          150
          Tyre Size
          145/80 R12
          175/60 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Tyres
          Tubeless, Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          12
          -
          Alloy Wheel Size Front (Inch)
          -
          15
          Alloy Wheel Size Rear (Inch)
          -
          15
          Dimensions & Capacity
          Length (mm)
          The distance from a car's front tip to the farthest point in the back.
          3445
          3765
          Width (mm)
          The width of a car is the horizontal distance between the two outermost points of the car, typically measured at the widest point of the car, such as the wheel wells or the rearview mirrors
          1515
          1677
          Height (mm)
          The height of a car is the vertical distance between the ground and the highest point of the car. It can decide how much space a car has along with it's body type and is also critical in determining it's ability to fit in smaller garages or parking spaces
          1475
          1535
          Ground Clearance Unladen (mm)
          The laden ground clearance is the vertical distance between the ground and the lowest point of the car when the car is empty. More ground clearnace means when fully loaded your car won't scrape on tall speedbreakers, or broken roads.
          -
          170
          Wheel Base (mm)
          Distance from the centre of the front wheel to the centre of the rear wheel. A longer wheelbase is better for stability and also allows more passenger space on the inside.
          2435
          2400
          Rear Tread (mm)
          The distance from the centre of the left tyre to the centre of the right tyre of a fourwheeler's rear wheels. Also known as Rear Track. The relation between the front and rear Tread/Track numbers dictates a cars stability
          1290
          -
          Kerb Weight (kg)
          It is the weight of just a car, including fluids such as engine oil, coolant and brake fluid, combined with a fuel tank that is filled to 90 percent capacity.
          762
          -
          Grossweight (kg)
          The gross weight of a car is the maximum weight that a car can carry which includes the weight of the car itself, the weight of the passengers, and the weight of any cargo that is being carried. Overloading a car is unsafe as it effects handling and could also damage components like the suspension.
          1185
          -
          Seating Capacity
          5
          5
          Boot Space (Litres)
          177
          242
          No. of Doors
          5
          5
          Comfort & Convenience
          Power SteeringYesYes
          Power Windows FrontYesYes
          Power Windows Rear
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Climate Control
          -
          Yes
          Remote Trunk Opener
          Some cars have buttons on the key to unlock only the trunk/boot of the car without unlocking any of the doors.
          Yes
          -
          Remote Fuel Lid OpenerYes
          -
          Accessory Power OutletYesYes
          Vanity Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Rear Seat HeadrestYes
          -
          Adjustable Headrest
          -
          Yes
          Multifunction Steering Wheel
          -
          Yes
          Parking Sensors
          Rear
          Rear
          Foldable Rear Seat
          Bench Folding
          -
          Glove Box Cooling
          -
          Yes
          Bottle Holder
          -
          Front & Rear Door
          USB Charger
          -
          Front
          Gear Shift IndicatorNoNo
          Rear CurtainNo
          -
          Luggage Hook And NetNoYes
          One Touch Operating Power Window
          -
          Driver's Window
          Air ConditionerYesYes
          HeaterYesYes
          KeyLess EntryYesYes
          Height Adjustable Driver Seat
          -
          Yes
          Automatic Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Follow Me Home Headlamps
          -
          Yes
          Interior
          Tachometer
          A tachometer shows how fast the engine is running, measured in revolutions per minute (RPM). In a manual car, it helps the driver know when to shift gears.
          -
          Yes
          Fabric UpholsteryYes
          -
          Glove Compartment
          It refers to a storage compartment built into the dashboard of a vehicle on the passenger's side. It is used to store vehicle documents, and first aid kit among others.
          YesYes
          Digital Clock
          Refers to a display that shows the current time in a digital (numerical) format.
          Yes
          -
          Dual Tone DashboardYesNo
          Additional Features
          Dual-Tone interiors,B & C Pillar Upper Trims,C Pillar Lower Trim (Molded),Silver Accent Inside Door Handles,Silver Accent on Steering Wheel,Silver Accent on Louvers,Silver Accent on Center Garnish,Front Door Trim Map Pocket (DrIver & Passenger),Front & Rear Console Bottle Holder, rear parcel tray, Assist Grips (Co - Dr. + Rear), Sun Visor
          Collapsible Grab Handles,Premium Black & Beige Interiors,Tablet Storage Space in Glove Box,Interior Lamps with Theatre Diing,Premium Piano Black Finish on Steering Wheel,Magazine Pockets,Digital clock,Distance to Empty & Door Open & Key in Reminder,Trip meter (2 nos.) & Trip average fuel efficiency,Gear shift display,
          Digital Cluster
          -
          Semi
          Digital Cluster Size (Inch)
          -
          2.5
          Upholstery
          -
          Fabric
          Exterior
          Available ColorsUptown RedSilky SilverGranite GreySolid WhiteAlto 800 ColorsFlame RedOpal WhiteTornado BlueOpal White Dual ToneTornado Blue Dual ToneDaytona Grey+1 MoreTiago Colors
          Body Type
          Adjustable HeadlightsYesYes
          Power Adjustable Exterior Rear View Mirror
          Power-adjustable exterior rear view mirror is a type of outside rear view mirror that can be adjusted electrically by the driver using a switch or buttons.
          -
          Yes
          Manually Adjustable Ext Rear View Mirror
          Manually adjustable exterior rear view mirrors refer to stick-like controls inside the car that are used to adjust the angle of the exterior rear view mirrors.
          YesNo
          Electric Folding Rear View Mirror
          It refers to a vehicle's mirrors opening and closing at the touch of a button.
          -
          Yes
          Rain Sensing Wiper
          It refers to a water/moisture sensor that automatically starts the wiper when it rains or water is splashed onto the car's windshield. It is a feature that aids both convenience and safety.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Wiper
          It is a single wiper used to clear the rear windshield of dust and water. It can be used by itself or with a washer that sprays water.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Washer
          It is the sprayer/water dispenser located near the rear windshield that works with the rear wiper to clean the glass.
          -
          Yes
          Rear Window Defogger
          Rear window defoggers use heat to increase the temperature of the rear windshield to clear any fogging up of the glass caused by weather conditions.
          -
          Yes
          Wheel CoversYesNo
          Alloy Wheels
          Refers to lightweight wheels made of metals such as aluminium. Available in multiple designs, they are used to enhance the look of a vehicle.
          -
          Yes
          Power AntennaYes
          -
          Rear Spoiler
          A rear spoiler is used to increase downforce on the rear end of the vehicle. In most cars however, they're used simply for looks.
          -
          Yes
          Outside Rear View Mirror Turn Indicators
          It refers to an additional turn indicator located on the outside mirror of a vehicle. It warns both oncoming and following traffic.
          -
          Yes
          Projector Headlamps
          Projector headlights are high-performance headlights that use a special lens to focus the headlight beam better, improving visibility.
          -
          Yes
          Halogen HeadlampsYesNo
          LED DRLs
          LED daytime running lights (DRL) are not to be confused with headlights. The intended purpose is to help other road users see your vehicle better while adding to the car's style.
          -
          Yes
          Additional Features
          Body Coloured Bumpers,Body Coloured Outside Door Handles,Body Side Molding
          Stylish Body Colored Bumper,Door Handle Design Chrome Lined,Piano Black ORVM,Stylized Black Finish on B-pillar,Chrome Garnish on Tailgate,Front Grille with Chrome Tri Arrow Motif,Contrast Black Roof Option,
          Fog Lights
          -
          Front
          Boot Opening
          -
          Manual
          Puddle Lamps
          -
          Yes
          Tyre Size
          145/80 R12
          175/60 R15
          Tyre Type
          Tubeless Tyres
          Tubeless, Radial
          Wheel Size (Inch)
          12
          -
          Safety
          Anti Lock Braking SystemYesYes
          Central LockingYesYes
          Child Safety LocksYes
          -
          No. of Airbags
          2
          2
          Driver AirbagYesYes
          Passenger AirbagYesYes
          Side Airbag FrontNo
          -
          Side Airbag RearNo
          -
          Day Night Rear View Mirror
          -
          Yes
          Seat Belt WarningYesYes
          Tyre Pressure Monitor
          -
          Yes
          Engine ImmobilizerYesYes
          Advance Safety Features
          RR Seat belt ELR Type,High-Mounted Stop Lamp,2 Speed+Intermittent Front Wiper & Washer
          Corner Stability Control,3 Point ELR Seat Belt (All Seats),
          Rear Camera
          -
          With Guidedlines
          Speed AlertYes
          -
          Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
          -
          Yes
          Isofix Child Seat Mounts
          -
          Yes
          Pretensioners And Force Limiter Seatbelts
          -
          Driver and Passenger
          Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
          -
          Yes
          Global NCAP Safety Rating
          1 Star
          4 Star
          Global NCAP Child Safety Rating
          -
          4 Star
          Entertainment & Communication
          RadioYesYes
          Speakers FrontYesYes
          Speakers Rear
          -
          Yes
          Integrated 2DIN AudioYesYes
          USB And Auxiliary InputYes
          -
          Bluetooth ConnectivityYesYes
          Touch ScreenYesYes
          Touch Screen size (Inch)
          7
          7
          Connectivity
          -
          Android Auto, Apple CarPlay
          Android Auto
          -
          Yes
          Apple Car Play
          -
          Yes
          No. of Speakers
          -
          4
          Additional Features
          Smartplay Studio - 17.78 cm Touch Screen Infotainment System
          USB Connectivity,Speed Dependent Volume Control,Phone Book Access & Audio Streaming,Call Rejected with SMS Feature,Incoming SMS Notifications and Read-Outs,Image and Video Playback,
          Usb Ports
          -
          C-Type
          Tweeter
          -
          4
          SubwooferNo
          -
          Rear Touch Screen Size
          -
          No
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          Pros and Cons

          • Pros
          • Cons

            Maruti Alto

            • Passenger airbag optional on all variants.
            • Maruti’s wide sales and service network
            • Easy to drive with compact dimensions
            • Fuel efficient with a claimed 22.05 kmpl mileage

            Tata Tiago

            • The 2022 update has made the Tiago look even better than before
            • It has a 4-star Global NCAP safety rating
            • A CNG kit is now available across all variants

            Maruti Alto

            • No automatic transmission option
            • Stripped out base variant
            • Not very spacious. Taller passengers will have difficulty sitting one behind the other.

            Tata Tiago

            • 3-pot engine is not the most refined in the segment
            • No boot space in CNG variants
            • AMT transmission slow to shift

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          Which car is cheaper between Maruti Alto and Tata Tiago?

          Maruti Alto price starts at Rs 3.54 Lakh & Tata Tiago price starts at Rs 5.65 Lakh in New Delhi. Maruti Alto is cheaper between these two cars.

          Which car has good mileage Maruti Alto and Tata Tiago?

          The mileage of Alto is 22.05 kmpl in New Delhi & The mileage of Tiago is 19 kmpl in New Delhi. Maruti Alto gives better mileage than Tata Tiago.
          *Ex-showroom price in New Delhi
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