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I am buying my first car and I have shortlisted two of them. Tata tiago diesel version and Renault kwid 1.0 ltr engine in petrol Now I am damn confused and unable to make a choice. Can experts here help me choose the best here.

Published On : Sep 20, 2016 Mukesh
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Tiago diesel has a larger engine and is evidently peppier compared to Kwid. Its 1.05-litre Revotorq Engine churns out 69bhp@4000rpm and 140Nm@1800-3000rpm which delivers far better performance than Kwid's 1.0-litre.

Dimensionally, the Tiago is marginally larger on the outside, but the cabin space inside both the cars is almost identical. There is enough room for four adults with some space left over for an occasional fifth occupant. The Kwid has a noticeably larger 300 liter boot compared to 242 liter boot-space inside the Tiago. However, the Tiago's interiors feels more premium and well-appointed when compared with Kwid. 

In terms of ride and handling, the Tiago feels more enthusiastic and responsive around corners. Tiago also handles the rough roads better than the Kwid, though the Kwid itself has outstanding ride quality considering its tiny footprint. Both cars exhibit better than expected stability at high speeds.

Verdict - The Kwid is amongst the best options in the segment. As an overall package, it provides distinctive styling, good driving performance and a good list of accessories. It also beats its competitors in terms of interior space and fuel economy.  If you are on an absolute budget, the Kwid makes for a sensible purchase. It is spacious, reasonably comfortable and easy to drive.

The Tiago is a better package in every sense. It has the better engine, has more space, more creature comforts and most importantly, more safety tech. If you are looking for a hatchback that is trendy, has loads of features and ample amount of space, the Tiago fits the bill nicely. It is definitely more value for money compared to the Kwid.

Moreover, click here for the detailed comparison between these two. Do take a test drive before you make a final call.

CarDekho on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:24:58 AM
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