Tata Tiago vs Maruti Celerio – Specifications comparison

Tata Tiago vs Maruti Celerio – Specifications comparison

Tata Tiago vs Maruti Celerio

Tiago is Tata Motors’ latest small hatchback that will be shipped with new design and a couple of new engines. The all new Tata Tiago will directly compete against Grand i10 from Hyundai and Celerio from Maruti Suzuki.

Tata Tiago bookings are open and the car will be officially launched on March 28th.

Spec sheet comparison: Tata Tiago vs Maruti Celerio

Tata Tiago Maruti Celerio
Engine type

1.2-litre 3-cyl petrol

1.05-litre 3-cyl

1.0-litre 3-cyl petrol

0.8-litre 2-cyl


Engine capacity





Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Max power



Max torque



ARAI efficiency figure (kmpl) NA 23.1/
Suspension (F) MacPherson strut
with coil spring
MacPherson strut
with coil spring
Suspension (R) Torsion beam Torsion beam
Brakes (Front/Rear) Disc/drum Disc/drum
Tyres 175/65 R14 165/70 R14
 LxWxH (mm) 3,746×1,647×1,535 3,600×1,600×1,560
 Wheelbase (mm)  2,400  2,425
 Kerb weight (kg)  1,012/1,080  830/900
Boot space (litres)  242  235
 Fuel tank capacity (litres)  35  35
 Ground clearance  170  165
 Price (ex-Delhi)  Rs 3.7-5.5 lakh  Rs 3.99-5.77 lakh

Tata Tiago Engine vs Maruti Celerio Engine

Both Tiago and Celerio comes in petrol as well as diesel variants. Tiago’s petrol variant is powered by 1.2 litre, 3 cylinder Revotron petrol engine and the Tiago’s diesel variant is powered by 1.05cc, 3 cylinder Revotorq engine. Maruti Celerio is offered in 2 variants – one is powered by 1 litre, 3 cylinder petrol engine and the second variant is powered by 0.8 litre, 2 cylinder turbo diesel engine.

Look at the engine spec sheet, Tata Tiago is a clear winner as the engine capacity of both petrol and diesel engine is significantly higher than that of Maruti Celerio

Tiago Petrol vs Celerio Petrol

Tiago vs Celerio – Power, Torque and fuel Efficiency

Let’s talk about the power output and torque figures of Tata Tiago and Maruti Celerio. The petrol variant of Tiago delivers a power of 85PS at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 114Nm at 3500 rpm where as the Celerio churns out 68PS @ 6,000 rpm and maximum torque of 90Nm at 3,500 rpm.

The diesel variant of Tata Tiago churns out a maximum power of 70PS at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 140 Nm at 1800 to 3000rpm where as the Celerio churns out a maximum power output of 48PS at 3,500 rpm and a torque of 125Nm at 2000rpm.

Again, the power and torque figures slide towards the new Tiago when compared with Maruti Celerio both in the case of diesel as well as petrol.

Tata Tiago vs Maruti Celerio comparison

Maruti Suzuki cars are very fuel efficient the same goes true with Celerio. While the petrol Celerio offers a mileage of 23.1 Kmph, the diesel Celerio’s mileage offers 27.62 Kmph which is so far the highest from any car manufacturers in India.

Tiago vs Celerio – Dimensions

Tata Tiago measures 3746 mm in length, 1647 mm in width, 1535 mm in height. Tiago’s wheelbase measures 2400 mm, the kerb weight is 1012 kgs for petrol and 1080 kgs for diesel. The boot space capacity is 242 litres and fuel tank capacity of Tiago is 35 litres. Tata Tiago’s ground clearance is 170 mm.

Maruti Celerio measures 3600 mm in length, 1600 mm in width, 1560 mm in height. Celerio’s wheelbase is 2425 mm in dimension. The kerb weight of the Celerio is 830 Kgs (Petrol) / 900 Kgs (Petrol). The boot space capacity is 235 litres and a fuel tank capacity of Celerio is 35 litres. Celerio’s ground clearance is 165mm.

Tiago vs Celerio – Suspension, Brakes, Tyres

Both Tiago and Celerio offers MacPherson strut with coil spring suspension in the front and Torsion beam suspension in the rear. The tyres offered by Tiago is of type 175/65 R14 and the Celerio’s tyres is of type 165/70 R14.

Tata Tiago Diesel vs Maruti Celerio Diesel

Tiago vs Celerio – Price

At the time of publishing this article, the price of Tata Tiago has not been revealed yet. Tiago is expected to be in the range of Rs 3.7 to 5.5 lakh where as Celerio‘s current price tag is INR 3.99 lakhs to 5.77 lakhs.

Maruti Suzuki is a market leader in entry, mid-sized hatchback segment, so it will be a challenging for Tata Motors to rival against Celerio.

Which car do you think is good overall? Let us know by commenting below.


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