Maruti Vitara Brezza vs Ford EcoSport vs Mahindra TUV300 – Comparo
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Here is a brief technical specifications comparison between the Maruti Vitara Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Mahindra TUV300.
The Vitara Brezza features the smallest engine here but its output is average compared to the two. It uses the familiar 1.3-litre four-cylinder DDiS diesel engine which is tuned to produce 90 PS and 200 Nm.
The Ford EcoSport is driven by the 1.5-litre four-cylinder diesel mill that generates 98.6 PS and 205 Nm, while the Mahindra TUV300 uses a new 1.5-litre three-cylinder diesel motor that produces 84 PS and 230 Nm. The latter comes with an AMT version that packs only 81 PS of peak power. All the cars here are equipped with a five-speed manual transmission as standard.
The Brezza claims the highest mileage of 24.3 km/l while the EcoSport promises 22.27 km/l and the TUV300 is certified for 18.49 km/l. The Maruti has a power-to-weight ratio of 75.31 PS/tonne, the Ford has the highest of 79 PS/tonne and the Mahindra has the least of 52.83 PS/tonne (manual) and 50.94 PS/tonne (AMT).
Priced from INR 6.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) the Maruti Vitara Brezza is the most affordable car in this comparison against the EcoSport which is priced from INR 8.2 lakhs and TUV300 which is priced from 7.1 lakhs.