Ford EcoSport Automatic vs Tata Nexon AMT (Petrol)
If you are in the market looking for a compact SUV with a combination of petrol and automatic, there are two major cars you can look for- The Tata Nexon and Ford Ecosport . In this detail comparison, we compare these two sub four meter compact SUVs on the basis of their engine specifications, design and dimensions, equipment checklist and service cost.
Engine specifications and Mileage
Ecosport comes with a 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder naturally aspirated motor from Ford’s latest ‘Dragon’ series of petrol engines. The new motor produces 123PS of power and 150Nm of torque. Ford has also replaced the older 6-speed dual-clutch automatic with a new 6-speed torque converter.
fuel efficiency : ARAI Certified Mileage 14.8 km/litre
Tata is offering The new 1.2-litre turbocharged all-aluminium Revotron engine, which put out Power output a healthy 110hp and peak torque of 170Nm. with a the Magnetti Marelli-sourced 6 speed AMT unit .
fuel efficiency : ARAI Certified Mileage 14.03 km/litre
Design and Dimensions
The EcoSport has a more of a traditional SUV look, with the tailgate-mounted spare tyre . the hexagonal grille now sits higher on the facelift. This upright stance has worked for Ford and looks more beefier.
- Length (mm) 3998
- Width (mm) 1765
- Height (mm) 1647
- Bootspace 352-litres
- Wheelbase 2519 mm
- Kerb weight 1242 kg
Nexon has a radical coupé-like styling, but it still screams SUV, thanks to the squat stance, the broad version of Tata’s smiling grille, large wheels shrouded by massive wheel arches and a body that rides high off the ground .
- Length (mm) 3994mm
- Width (mm) 1811mm
- Height (mm) 1607mm
- Bootspace 350 liters
- Wheelbase 2498mm
- Kerb weight 1237kg
Service and Maintenance
The estimated maintenance cost of Ford Ecosport 6 years is Rs. 22,045 for petrol .It gets 2 free service, first service at 2500 km, second at 10000km , third at 20000km from then on you will have a service interval in every 10,000 km . Paid service will cost a average of 4k to 5k rupees .
The estimated maintenance cost of Tata Nexon 6 years is Rs. 21,000 for petrol .It gets 2 free service, first service at 7500 km, second at 15000km , third at 30000km from then on you will have a service interval in every 15,000 km . Paid service will cost a average of 4k to 5k rupees .
Price and Verdict
Verdict : Good build quality and reliability , feels the more complete car.
Price : Rs 9.17 lakh (1.5 Titanium trim)
Verdict : Excels in style, space and ride quality, but let-down by underwhelming engine.
Price : Rs 8.44 lakh ( Revotron XZ+trim)
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