As we all know all the sub-four meter segment has undergone the BS6 update. It will be a tough choice for all of you while selecting the BS6 vehicle. The blog will be all about the two sub-four meter SUVs that is Maruti Vitara Brezza BS6 and Tata Nexon BS6. We will be discussing all the elements that will help you while buying the vehicle.
Now the aesthetics and design is a subjective matter but we will be showing you the character elements of both these BS6 vehicles. The Tata Nexon BS6 is much sharper than the BS4 model and has now cleaner exterior than before. The design of the Tata Nexon resembles the Tata’s Impact 2.0 design language. There are many small tweaks done in the new Nexon BS6, which is for the better. Overall if you think that the BS4 model was good then you will surely say that BS6 model is better than before.
Now the changes on the Maruti Vitara Brezza BS6 are also clearly evident. The most change has occurred on the front, the grille is now more chrome elements than before. The headlamp unit has also been revised and now gets white coloured projector headlamps. Please note that the Nexon BS6 too has projector headlamps but they are not white but yellowish. Overall the look is more or less similar to the BS4 model and there are only cosmetic changes done to the vehicle.
The Vitara Brezza BS6 possess boxy shaped design and is a bit like an old school, while the Nexon BS6 is sleeker and curvy. So both the vehicle possess different characters and will be subjective according to your likings. The Nexon gets 209 mm of ground clearance while the Brezza BS6 gets the 200 mm of ground clearance. So the Nexon has slightly more advantage while manoeuvring Indian roads. The alloy wheels on the Brezza BS6 looks better than the Nexon BS6.
The interior of the Nexon BS6 gets few tweaks and changes. It now gets a new steering wheel and a new digital instrument cluster. The sunroof has been added on top trims. It gets new smart connectivity feature that gives you stats of the vehicle and also helps you track the vehicle. The vehicle is now equipped with a cruise control model, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers. The interior theme is now much of ivory and black treatment, which gives airy fell. The steering wheel now gets leather upholstery which was not offered on BS4 model. The upholstery is also upgraded and now is much more comfy for long trips.
The Vitara Brezza BS6 has not undergone many changes compared to BS4 model. It gets the same dashboard design as the predecessor. The vehicle continues to get an automatic headlamp, rain-sensing wipers, cruise control. However, the infotainment system now gets the new smart play system. Considering these changes, Tata Nexon BS6 has got the lead in terms of interior quality and fit finish levels. Tata Nexon has scored a 5-star rating in GNCAP while Brezza has scored a 4-star rating in GNCAP. Both vehicles offer good safety and stability. Visibility of the Brezza is better than Nexon, so it will be easier to ride in traffic with Brezza. Overall seat space and boot space is similar on both the SUVs and is good enough for your needs.
Tata Nexon BS6 is offered with both petrol and diesel engine options, while Brezza has now offered only with petrol. Brezza BS6 gets a 1.5-litre petrol engine that produces around 104 bhp max power. It is mated with the 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic gearbox. The mileage of Vitara Brezza is approx 11 – 14 km/l in the city.
The Nexon BS6 gets 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine that produces around 118 bhp of max power. While the diesel model gets 1.5-litre diesel that produces around 108 bhp. Both the engines are mated with a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearbox. Considering the engine options and power, Nexon truly shines in terms of the driveability and is fun to drive compared to Brezza.
The Tata Nexon is priced at Rs 6.95 lakh (ex-showroom) while Maruti Brezza has priced at Rs 7.34 lakh (ex-showr00m). Other SUV you can consider as an option are Mahindra XUV 300, Hyundai Venue and upcoming Volkswagen Taigun.
Now, considering all the above elements of these both SUVs, Nexon is what we think has a better proposition. You can watch our comparison video for the same below.