As the reports about Tata Zica (codenamed as Tata kite) expected arrival on Jan 2016 has been rumoured, its comparison with various cars has started. Tata Zica is expected to give a tough competition to the other hatchbacks like Renault Kwid, Maruti Suzuki celerio etc. So here is a quick comparison of Tata Zica vs Renault Kwid vs Maruti Suzuki Celerio these three small hatchbacks.
Most affordable car among three is Renault Kwid but Zica is bigger and better.
Comparing with the prices, then, till now Kwid is the winner of affordability. It is most affordable hatch present in the Indian market. It starts with the base price of Rs 2.79lakhs. Coming to the prices of Zica: Although no actual base price is officially announced, but according to experts, its range will start from Rs 3 lakhs as this model of Tata is planning to influence small car market of India. Celerio will be costing at least Rs 4.3lakhs. In dimensions, both length and breadth of Zica is greater than the remaining two. If you want longer and wider car in that range, wait for Tata Zica. In terms of height and wheelbase comparison of Tata Zica vs Celerio, Celerio is better leaving behind Zica few centimetres only. Also, Celerio provides highest wheelbase.
Zica vs Kwid vs Celerio
Powering and transmission systems available and best fuel efficiency obtained
Zica is expected to power by .05-litre three-cylinder common-rail diesel motor and 1.2-litre petrol engine. Highest power and torque supply expected from these engines are 64.1bhp and 140Nm.It is expected that five speed gearbox and AMT variant may power transmission power to Zica and also mileage of 25kmpl is expected. Powering of Renault kwid is done by 0.8 Litre SCe – Smart Control Efficiency which can deliver power upto 53bhp and torque upto 72Nm. This engine is claimed as most efficient engine and it provides the mileage of 25.17Kmpl. K10B Aluminium engine is used to deliver power to the Celerio which output power and torque of 67 bhp and 90 Nm and mileage of 23.10Kmpl.
Features provided Comparison of Tata Zica vs Kwid
Zica will get a McPherson struts with coil springs. Independent front suspension, along with disc brakes and drums are also embedded in it. Its interior will have Tata’s Connect Next infotainment system with eight speakers and many other additional features. Features like digital Instrument cluster, touchscreen MediaNAV system etc are present in Kwid. Maruti Celerio is the only car with comes in three fuel option: Petrol, Diesel and CNG. EZ Drive technology, EZ Style etc are the features that enhance the performance of Celerio.