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