Tata Tiago CNG Vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG – Specs, Dimensions, Price

The Tata Tiago CNG rivals other CNG cars in India like the Maruti WagonR CNG, Maruti Celerio CNG, Hyundai Santro CNG, and the Hyundai i10 Nios CNG

The Tata Tiago CNG is one of the most practical and safest CNG cars in the country and gives its rivals a tough run for their money. The car not only offers a powerful CNG powertrain but in addition to this is also offered with a comfortable and practical cabin. Tata Tiago CNG price in India starts from Rs 6.27 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), thus making it one of the most affordable CNG cars in India. Here is a detailed Tata Tiago CNG vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG comparison that you should check.

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Tata Tiago CNG Vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG – Design and Dimensions

The Tata Tiago CNG gets a clean design language that helps it offer an impressive road presence. With the launch of the CNG iteration, the Indian carmaker now offers elements like projector headlamps and LED DRLs along with new exterior colour shades. The build quality remains top-notch and in all, the Tiago CNG definitely looks great and will appeal to almost all the buyers. With a measured length of 3765 mm, the Tiago CNG is almost 40 mm shorter than the i10 Nios CNG. The compact footprint and a smaller wheelbase however make it a great city car.

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Tata Tiago CNG Vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG

The Hyundai i10 Nios CNG, just like the Tiago CNG, gets an elegant and subtle design language. The front profile is largely dominated by a big grille flanked by projector lights on either side. The side profile looks proportionate and simple. The rear too complements the overall design language. The build quality is great and the panel gaps too are even. A detailed dimension comparison is given below in the table:

Tata Tiago CNG Hyundai i10 Nios CNG
Length 3765 mm 3805 mm
Width 1677 mm 1680 mm
Height 1535 mm 1520 mm
Wheelbase 2400 mm 2450 mm
Ground Clearance 168 mm 165 mm
Tyre Size 175/65 R14 175/70 R14

Tata Tiago CNG Vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG – Engine, Gearbox, and Performance

The Tiago CNG gets a 1.2L Revotrol Bi-Fuel CNG engine that makes 73 PS and 95 Nm in CNG mode. This engine is only available with a 5-speed manual gearbox and boasts commendable performance and a decent low-end, thus making it a great car not only for city use but also for those long highway runs. It is worth noting that the maximum torque comes in at low RPMs and helps improve the overall driving experience by a fair margin. The refinement levels are decent but not the best. The engine too does get vocal when pushed hard.

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The 1.2L, four-cylinder Kappa engine powering the Hyundai i10 Nios CNG will impress you with its refinement and performance. This engine delivers peak power and torque output of 69 PS and 95.2 Nm respectively. Just like the Tiago CNG, the i10 Nios CNG is also available only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The clutch is light and short while the gearbox too is a delight to operate. In terms of powertrain and performance, it is the Hyundai i10 Nios CNG that has an upper hand when compared to the Tiago.

Tata Tiago CNG Hyundai i10 Nios CNG
Engine 1.2-L Revotron Bi-Fuel 1.2-L, four-cylinder Kappa
Max. Power 73 Ps at 6000 RPM 69 PS at 6000 RPM
Max. Torque 95 Nm at 3500 RPM 95.2 Nm at 4000 RPM
Transmission 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Emission Norm BS6 BS6

Tata Tiago CNG Vs Hyundai i10 Nios CNG


Tata Tiago CNG Price Hyundai i10 Nios CNG
Starting Price Rs 6,27,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs 6,42,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi)

Final Verdict

While the Tata Tiago CNG is offered with commendable safety levels, a feature-rich and comfortable cabin, handsome exterior design, and a potent CNG powertrain, it is the Hyundai i10 Nios CNG that offers a more refined and a premium package to the buyers. With prices starting from as low as Rs 6.27 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Tiago CNG does offer a strong value for money to the buyers. The Tiago also leads in the safety departments and passed the GNCAP crash tests with flying colours.

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Nitin Kadian

Nitin Kadian

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An engineer by education and a motorhead by heart, he loves spending time behind the wheels. In the age of SUVs and crossovers, he still adores old-school low-slung sedans and drools over the Mustang '69.