Tata Motors today unveiled the Altroz iTurbo in India to take on the Hyundai i20 Turbo. Bookings for the ‘hot hatch’ will start from tomorrow, while Tata Motors will reveal prices and commence deliveries from 22 January. Now, while you wait for the Altroz iTurbo to go on sale in India, here’s a quick spec comparison with the Hyundai i20 Turbo. Indians have slowly become obsessed with cheap high-performance cars with turbo engines. More below on the Tata Altroz iTurbo vs Hyundai i20 Turbo.
|Name||Hyundai i20||Tata Altroz|
|Boot Space||311 litres||340 litres|
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As you can see from the table, the Altroz has not changed in terms of overall dimensions. The Tata Altroz stands out in terms of height and boot space against the Hyundai i20. However the Hyundai i20 with 2580mm of wheelbase goes ahead of the Altroz.
Engine and Performance
|Name||Hyundai i20 Turbo||Tata Altroz Turbo|
|Engine Type||1.0-litre Turbo GDi||1.2L Turbo Petrol|
|Transmission||6-speed iMT/7-speed DCT||5-speed manual|
If you want an automatic transmission, Hyundai i20 turbo is your only option. However if you want a genuine stick shifter turbo car then i20 fails miserably with the iMT. The 5-speed manual transmission is a safe option by Tata. The company is also expected to launch some form of automatic transmission with the car in the future. We expect it to be a DCT/DSG transmission.
More about Altroz Turbo
The Altroz iTurbo is available in three trims – XT, XZ, and XZ Plus. The XZ Plus is the new top-spec trim of the Altroz that gets features like leather seats, iRA connected car features, wearable key, rear fog lamps, and more. The Altroz iTurbo also features a sports mode, Harman audio system, and ambient lighting, to name a few.
More about i20 Turbo
On the contrary, the i20 Turbo IMT is available only in two trims – Sportz and Asta, while the top-spec Asta (O) is only available with the DCT transmission. It comes loaded with features like a 10.25-inch infotainment system, LED projector headlamps, LED taillights, Bose audio system, and more. In the future we will be doing a more in depth comparison of the Tata Altroz iTurbo vs Hyundai i20 Turbo.
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