Tata Zest Vs Maruti Swift DZire Vs Hyundai Xcent: Compare Indian Compact Sedan's Price & Technical Specifications

Maruti DZire is available with affordable price of INR 4.85 lakhs to INR 7.32 lakhs with five petrol and three diesel versions, while, the Hyundai Xcent is priced in the range of INR 4.69 to7.22 Lakhs for petrol and INR 5.60 to INR 7.41 Lakhs for diesel. On the other hand, the price range of Tata Zest is expected to be between INR 4.90 lakhs to INR 7.6 lakhs.


Indian drivers have already tried and trusted the Swift DZire with 1.2 K-12 Series VVT petrol engine and a 1.3 litre D13D DDiS diesel engine. Petrol engine of Swift can generate the max power of 87 bhp with the torque of 114 nm. While, Xcent is also available in both petrol and diesel version,  1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol engine with 81 bhp @5000rpm and 2nd Gen 1.1 U2 CRDi Diesel engine with 71 bhp @4000rpm. Tata Zest is available with 1.2 litre Revotron petrol engine with 84bhp and torque of 140 nm and 1.3 litre  Quadrajet diesel engine with 89bhp with 200 nm of torque.


Mileage figures are the most important factor to compare any car in this segment; Maruti has always been a trusted name when it comes to delivering on the mileage front. DZire petrol engine gives a mileage of 19.1 Kmpl and 23.4 Kmpl for diesel engine, while fuel economy of Xcent is 19.2 kmpl for petrol and 24.4 kmpl for its diesel versions. Tata has not yet reveled the mileage of Zest but we expect that the petrol engine will deliver the mileage of 13-14 Kmpl while the diesel will deliver 18-20 Kmpl.


Tata Zest Vs Maruti Swift DZire Vs Hyundai Xcent: Technical Specifications


Maruti DZire 

Hyundai Xcent

Tata Zest

Petrol Engine

1.2 K-12 Series VVT

1.2 Kappa Dual VTVT Petrol

1.2L Revotorn

Diesel Engine

1.3 ltr D13D DDiS

2nd Gen 1.1 U2 CRDi Diese

1.3-litre Multi-Jet

Power output Petrol

87PS @ 6000rpm

81bhp @5000rpm

84bhp @5000rpm

Power Output Diesel

75PS @ 4000rpm

71bhp @4000rpm

89bhp @4000rpm

Torque Petrol

114Nm @ 4000rpm

140Nm @1750rpm

140Nm @1750rpm

Torque Diesel

190Nm @ 2000rpm

180Nm @1750rpm

200Nm @1750-3000rpm

Mileage/Fuel Economy

19.1 Kmpl petrol and 23.4 Kmpl for diesel engine

19.2kmpl petrol and 24.4kmpl Diesel

18kmpl petrol and 23kmpl Diesel