Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios – Is Tiago better than i10 Nios?

Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios.

It is time when we compare the two hatchback, the Tata Tiago and the Hyundai i10 Nios where we compare the dimensions, features, engines, and price against each other to see which one is better.

Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios – Dimensions

Tata TiagoHyundai i10 Nios
Ground Clearance168mm165mm
Boot Space301 litres260 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity35 litres – Petrol,
60 litres – CNG
37 litres – Petrol,
60 litres – CNG
Kerb Weight1,100 kg935 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight1,391 kg1,380 kg

As you can see, Tata Tiago has a length of 3765mm which is 50mm less than the Hyundai i10 Nios length of 3815mm. The i10 Nios has a width of 1680mm which is 3mm more than the Tiago’s 1677mm width. However, when it comes to height for more headroom, the Tiago has 1535mm which is 15mm more than the i10 Nios 1520mm height. But, the i10 Nios has more wheelbase for 2450mm which is 50mm more than that of the i10 Nios 2400mm.

The Tiago has a ground clearance of 168mm whereas the i10 Nios has 165mm ground clearance with just 3mm difference again. However, the Tiago has a boot space of 301 litres whereas the i10 Nios has 260 litres only. The Tiag has a fuel tank of 35 litres petrol and the i10 Nios has a fuel tank of 37 litres petrol as both the cars have 60-litre of CNG tank. The Tata Tiago has a kerb weight of 1,100 kg which is more than the i10 Nios’s 935 kg Kerb weight. The Gross Vehicle Weight of the Tata Tiago is 1,391 kg which is 11 kg more than the 1,380 kg gross weight of i10 Nios.

Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios – Engine Options

Tata TiagoHyundai i10 Nios
Engine1.2-litre Revoltron Engine1.2-litre i-CNG1.2-litre Kappa Engine1.2-litre Bi-Fuel
Power84.82 bhp72 bhp81.8 bhp67.72 bhp
Torque113 Nm95 Nm 113.8 Nm95.2 Nm
Transmission5-speed MT, 5-speed AT5-speed MT5-speed MT, 5-speed AT5-speed MT
Fuel Efficiency19.01 km/l – MT
19.00 km/l – AT
26.49 km/l20.1 km/l
Top Speed165 kmph160+ kmph160+ kmph

Both the cars are offered with one petrol and one CNG engine. The Tata Tiago 1.2-litre Revoltron petrol engine produces 84.82 bhp and 113 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed Manual Transmission and 5-speed Automatic Transmission with 19.01 km/l fuel efficiency in Manual and 19.00 km/l fuel efficiency in Automatic and has a top speed of 165 kmph. Then there is the 1.2-litre i-CNG that produces 72 bhp and 95 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed Manual Transmission only with no Automatic Transmission.

The Hyundai i10 Nios has one petrol engine and one CNG. The 1.2-litre Kappa Petrol engine produces 81.8 bhp and 113.8 Nm of torque paired to a 5-speed Manual Transmission, and 5-speed Automatic Transmission with expected fuel efficiency of 20.1 km/l or maybe more. Then there is the 1.2-litre Bi-Fuel engine produces 67.72 bhp and 95.2 Nm of torque paired to 5-speed Manual Transmission only and no Automatic Transmission.

Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios – Features

FeaturesTata TiagoHyundai i10 Nios
Wheel size & Tyre14-inch, alloy
14-inch, steel wheels
to 15-inch, alloy wheels
Auto Power WindowYesYes
Seat upholsteryYesYes
Rear AC ventYesYes
Instrument clusterDigitalPart-Digital Display, Part-Analog dials
Infotainment System7-inch8-inch
Android Auto, Apple CarPlayYesYes
Voice ControlYesYes
Sound System8-speaker Harman sound system6-speaker Arkamy’s sound system
Cooled GloveboxYesYes
Auto Dimming IRVMYesYes
Height adjustable driver seatYesYes

As you can see, the missing features in Tata Tiago are LED headlamps and LED Taillamps, instead it has halogen taillamps and headlamps. The Tiago has 7-inch Infotainment system while i10 Nios has 8-inch Infotainment system. The Tiago has 14-inch alloy wheels while the i10 Nios has 17-inch alloy wheels.

Safety FeaturesTata TiagoHyundai i10 Nios
AirbagsTwo airbagsSix Airbags
CameraReverse Parking cameraReverse Parking camera
Auto HeadlampsYes
Cruise ControlYes
ABS with EBDYesYes
Hill Start AssistYesYes
All 4 Disc BrakesYesYes

As you can tell by the table, the Tata Tiago has few missing features such as cruise control, ESC, auto headlamps, and TPMS. It also has two airbags instead of six airbags.

Tata Tiago vs Hyundai i10 Nios – Pricing

Tata TiagoRs. 6.11 lakh – Rs. 9.04 lakh (On-road prices)
Hyundai i10 NiosRs. 6.30 lakh – Rs. 9.55 lakh (On-road prices)

As you can see, the i10 Nios starts at Rs. 6.30 lakh for the Era variant and goes all the way up to Rs. 9.55 lakh for the Asta AMT variant. The Tata Tiago starts at Rs. 6.11 lakh for the base variant XE and Rs. 9.04 lakh for the XZ Plus Dual Tone Roof CNG.

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