Celerio VS Tiago – The Hatch-Book!

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Hatchbacks are the backbone of the automobile market in India. In a country where parking spaces are scarce and the middle class is on a rising scales in terms of buying capacity, hatchbacks present a great opportunity to own a car. Driving in today’s scenario has become a necessity instead of a luxury. With ever growing urbanization in cities like Gurugram and Mumbai, people require a car for everything from running day-to-day errands to commuting for work. Maruti motors India is one of the most selling car manufacturers in India while Tata Motors has been on a spree to reinvent themselves in terms of design philosophies and technicalities. Do you also think buying a car will solve a lot of your problems?

Are you planning to buy a hatchback this Diwali 2018?

Here is a comparison of two most selling hatchback in India: Maruti Celerio VS Tata Tiago

Celerio VS Tiago – Price Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Price List

The Maruti Celerio has priced between INR 4.35 Lakhs to INR 5.54 Lakhs for the petrol variants. The two CNG variants of the Tiago namely Vxi and Vxi (O) are priced at INR 5.3 Lakhs and INR 5.45 Lakhs respectively. All prices depicted here are ex-showroom Delhi.

Model (Petrol) Price (Petrol) Model (CNG) Price (CNG)
Lxi INR 4.35 Lakhs Vxi INR 5.3 Lakhs
Lxi (O) INR 4.49 Lakhs Vxi (O) INR 5.45 Lakhs
Vxi INR 4.68 Lakhs
Vxi (O) INR 4.83 Lakhs
Zxi INR 4.93 Lakhs
Vxi (AMT) INR 5.1 Lakhs
Vxi (O) AMT INR 5.26 Lakhs
Zxi AMT INR 5.36 Lakhs
Zxi (Opt.) INR 5.42 Lakhs
Zxi (O) AMT INR 5.54 Lakhs

Tata Tiago – Price List

Model (Petrol) Price (Petrol) Model (Diesel) Price (Diesel)
Tiago XB INR 3.40 Lakhs XB INR 4.21 Lakhs
Tiago XE INR 4.03 Lakhs XE INR 4.74 Lakhs
Tiago XE (O) INR 4.26 Lakhs XE (O) INR 4.97 Lakhs
Tiago XM INR 4.35 Lakhs XM INR 5.15 Lakhs
Tiago XM (O) INR 4.58 Lakhs XM (O) INR 5.39 Lakhs
Tiago XT INR 4.68 Lakhs XT INR 5.49 Lakhs
Tiago XT (O) INR 4.89 Lakhs XT (O) INR 5.71 Lakhs
Tiago XTA INR 5.04 Lakhs XZ (Without Alloy) INR 5.92 Lakhs
Tiago XZ (Without Alloys) INR 5.11 Lakhs XZ INR 6.05 Lakhs
Tiago XZ INR 5.21 Lakhs
Tiago XZA INR 5.64 Lakhs

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Celerio VS Tiago – Engine Specifications

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Engine Specifications

The Maruti Celerio is on sale in India in both petrol and CNG powered engine options. The Celerio hatchback is powered by a 998 cc K10B engine which generates a total power of 50 kW at 6000 rpm and a total torque of 90 Nm at 3500 rpm. The CNG powered 998 cc K10B engine on the Celerio produces maximum power of 43.5 kW at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 78 Nm at 3500 rpm. Both the engine is driven by a 5-speed manual gearbox. An option for a 5-speed AGS (Auto Gear Shift) is also available on the petrol engine of Celerio.

Specification Reading (Petrol) Reading (CNG)
Engine K10B K10B
Engine CC 998 cc 998 cc
Maximum Power 50 kW 43.5 kW
Maximum Torque 90 Nm 78 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission/ AGS 5-speed Manual Transmission
Fuel Petrol/ CNG Petrol/ CNG
Fuel Efficiency 23.1 kmpl on both Manual and Automatic Transmission 31.76 km/kg

Tata Tiago – Engine Specifications

The new addition to the Tata family in India, Tata Tiago is driven by a 1199cc petrol 1.2 litre 3 cylinder revotron engine with multi-drive. This engine puts out a max power of 85 ps at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 114 Nm at 3500 rpm. The 1047 cc 1.05 litre 3 cylinder diesel revotorq engine with multi-drive on the Tiago produce maximum power of 70 ps at 4000 rpm and maximum torque of 140 Nm at 1800-3000 rpm. The gearbox on the Tiago is a 5-speed manual on both petrol and diesel powered engines. An option of 5-speed automatic transmission is also available in the petrol driven variant of Tata Tiago.

Specification Reading (Petrol) Reading (Diesel)
Engine Revotron 1.2L 3 cylinder with MULTI-DRIVE Revotorq 1.05L 3 cylinder with MULTI-DRIVE: Eco, City Mode
Engine CC 1199 cc 1047 cc
Maximum Power 85 ps 70 ps
Maximum Torque 114 Nm 140 Nm
Transmission 5-speed Manual Transmission/ AMT 5-speed Manual Transmission
Fuel Petrol Diesel
Fuel Efficiency 23.84 kmpl 27.28 kmpl

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Celerio VS Tiago – Mileage Comparison

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Mileage

The Maruti Celerio puts out a fuel mileage of 23.1 kilometres per litre through the petrol-powered engine and 31.76 kilometres per kilogram on the CNG powered engine.

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Petrol CNG
23.1 kmpl 31.76 km/kg

Tata Tiago – Mileage

The Tiago, on the other hand, puts out a mileage of 23.84 kilometres per litre through the petrol engine and 27.28 kilometres per litre through the diesel-powered engine.

Tata Tiago Petrol Diesel
23.84 kmpl 27.28 kmpl

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Celerio VS Tiago – Exterior

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Exterior

The exterior stance of the Celerio hatchback features a strong road presence with bold and stylish front bumper and grille, electrically adjustable ORVMs (Outside Rearview Mirrors), wide rear with elegant back door garnish and alloy wheels.

Tata Tiago – Exterior

The Tiago hatchback, on the other hand, presents a sharp and structured stance with a bold signature Tata grille, three-dimensional headlamps, electronically adjusted ORVMs, wide rear tail lamp console and antenna on the top.

Celerio VS Tiago – Interior

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Interior

Inside the cabin, the Celerio hatchback features exciting dual tone upholstery, Xpan design which ensures enough room within the cabin, height adjustable seats and a large boot space of 235 litres. In Terms of features, Celerio comes loaded with a multi-information display, steering mounted controls and integrated Bluetooth technology.

Tata Tiago – Interior

The Tata Tiago features an all dark environment with body-hugging seat bolsters, premium textures and finishes all through the cabin. In terms of features, Tiago comes with infotainment system exclusively designed by Harman audio, speed dependent volume control and steering mounted audio and phone controls.

Celerio VS Tiago – Dimensions

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Dimensions

Dimension Reading
Length 3695 mm
Width 1600 mm
Height 1560 mm
Wheelbase 2425 mm
Ground Clearance
Boot Space 235 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres

Tata Tiago – Dimensions

Dimension Reading
Length 3746 mm
Width 1647 mm
Height 1535 mm
Wheelbase 2400 mm
Ground Clearance 165mm with 13 inches tyres and 170mm with 14 inches tyres
Boot Space 242 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 litres

Celerio VS Tiago – Safety Features

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Safety Features

The safety features on the Maruti Celerio are:

Tata Tiago – Safety Features

The safety features on the Tata Tiago features:

Celerio VS Tiago – Colour Options

Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Colour Options

Tata Tiago – Colour Options

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Celerio VS Tiago – Comparison Verdict

Price – When comparing the prices of Celerio VS Tiago, we can see that the basic petrol variant of Tiago is almost INR one lakh rupee cheaper than the Maruti Celerio. While the top end variant of Tiago is cheaper by a few thousand with the Celerio. The Maruti Suzuki Celerio also provide a CNG option which can help you save a few bucks on the fuel costs in the long run.

Mileage – In terms of fuel mileage, the petrol engines on both the Celerio and Tiago put out almost the same fuel average. While the CNG variant of Maruti Celerio provides a fuel mileage of 31.76 km per kg and the diesel version of Tiago provide a fuel mileage of 27.28 kmpl.

Specifications – In terms of specifications and features, both the hatchback scores equal and have similar features. Although, the interiors of the Celerio are a bit practical while the interiors of Tiago are a bit premium and plush.

Safety Features – The safety features on both Celerio and Tiago are almost identical.

So, which hatchback out of Celerio VS Tiago you should buy?

After comparing the Celerio VS Tiago, if you wish to buy any one of these, here are the points you should consider:

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