Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago detailed comparison: Which one should you buy?

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago: The new generation Maruti Suzuki Celerio was launched recently and its key rival is the Tata Tiago.

The specs and price the two affordable family hatchbacks offer will leave you confused on choosing the right one to buy.

So, we bring you a detailed comparison between the Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Tata Tiago.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago: Design & dimensions

The new-gen avatar of Maruti Suzuki Celerio looks more refreshing than the Tata Tiago. There are upswept headlamps and a Baleno-inspired bumper at the front. There are lift-to-open-type door handles around the sides, which now look dated. However, what add to the overall look are the 15-inch black alloy. But the rear doesn’t look that great but overall, the Celerio looks quite youthful.

Tata Tiago has borrowed design cues from its elder sibling Altroz. What adds to the overall appeal of the front are the slime grille and sharp headlines. The Tata Tiago also comes with a set of 15-inch alloy wheels with a diamond-cut finish. The rear of the Tata Tiago gives a better look, thanks to a distinctive spoiler and a sleek bumper.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago

Now, let’s have a look at the dimensions of both the cars.

ModelsModels Maruti Suzuki CelerioTata Tiago
Length3,695 mm3,765 mm
Width1,655 mm1,677 mm
Height1,555 mm1,535 mm
Wheelbase2,435 mm2,400 mm
Boot space313L242L

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago: Interior & features

Both Maruti Suzuki Celerio and Tata Tiago feature an all-black interior theme. The dashboard layouts haven’t received any major changes. The touchscreen infotainment units on these cars can be seen in the center of the dashboard.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio interior
Maruti Suzuki Celerio interior

Multi-function steering wheels with buttons for audio control are also available on both. However, Celerio has the power windows switches mounted on the dashboard and centre console instead of their usual location on the doors. However, the Tiago has power window buttons that are mounted at the door pads, their actual place.

Tata Tiago interior
Tata Tiago interior

Both the cars boast a long list of features including push-button start-stop system, keyless entry, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, power windows, touchscreen infotainment unit and more.

However, Tata Tiago offers a few more features compared to the Celerio. It comes with cooled glovebox, a 4-speaker & 4-tweeter sound system, tinted glass, all-digital instrument console, automatic climate control and more.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago: Engine & gearbox

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio offers a 1.0-liter three-pot petrol engine that churns out around 67 hp and 89 Nm. The Tiago has a larger engine – a 1.2-liter Revotron unit that produces 84 hp and 113 Nm.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio engine
Maruti Suzuki Celerio engine

Transmission options on both the cars are same – 5-speed MT and 5-speed AMT. Celerio, however, offers hill-hold assistance.

ModelsMaruti Suzuki CelerioTata Tiago
Power68 Hp82 Hp
Torque89 Nm113 Nm
Gearbox5-speed MT/5-speed AMT5-speed MT/5-speed AMT

In addition, the Celerio has an idle start and stop system that offers better fuel efficiency. It returns a claimed figure of 26.68 kmpl, while the mileage of the Tiago is listed at 23.84 kmpl.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio vs Tata Tiago: Prices & variants

Tata Tiago
Tata Tiago

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio is offered in a total of 7 trims and the prices start from Rs 4.99 lakh (ex showroom) going up to Rs 6.94 lakh (ex-showroom).

Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Maruti Suzuki Celerio

The base Spec Tiago too costs Rs 4.99 lakh. The top trim XZA+ costs Rs 6.92 lakh (ex-showroom). If you opt for the dual-tone paint job, you will have to pay Rs 12,000 extra. Tata Motors offers a total of 10 variants for the Tiago.

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