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Hyundai i20 Vs Tata Altroz | Which is Better? Full Comparison [2024 Guide]

Team AckoJan 5, 2024

The new-generation Hyundai i20 now offers petrol and diesel engines that comply with the new BS6 emissions standards.

But is it a better choice than the Tata Altroz?

The luxury hatchback has been reimagined with a brand-new exterior, an abundance of modern amenities, and a selection of BS6-compliant engines for its latest iteration.

There are several available automatic transmissions for the new Hyundai i20.

Here is the i20 vs Altroz comparison based on their pricing, specifications and features.

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Altroz vs i20

The main difference between Altroz and i20 is the way they look. The Tata Altroz is based on the company’s Impact 2.0 design philosophy, whereas the i20 features Hyundai’s new parametric design language. Apart from that, the overall specifications & engine options of both hatchbacks are almost identical.

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Price Comparison

Prices in India for the new i20 1.2-litre petrol model begin at Rs. 6.8 lakhs, while those for the i20 Turbo petrol model starts from Rs. 8.8 lakhs.

Diesel models are priced between Rs. 8.2 lakhs and Rs. 10.6 lakhs.

A petrol-powered Tata Altroz in India can be anything from Rs. 5.44 lakh to Rs. 7.89 lakhs, while a diesel-powered Altroz can cost anywhere from Rs. 6.99 to Rs. 9.09 lakh.

Hyundai i20 Variants

Hyundai i20 Price (ex-showroom)

Tata Altroz Variants

Tata Altroz Price (ex-showroom)

i20 Magna (Petrol)

Rs. 7.46 Lakhs

Altroz XE (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 6.45 Lakhs

i20 Sportz (Petrol)

Rs. 8.08 Lakhs

Altroz XE Plus (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 6.65 Lakhs

I20 Sportz DT (Petrol)

Rs. 8.23 Lakhs

Altroz XM Plus (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 7.40 Lakhs

i20 Asta (Petrol)

Rs. 9.04 Lakhs

Altroz XT (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 7.90 Lakhs

i20 Sportz IVT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 9.11 Lakhs

Altroz XE Plus Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 8 Lakhs

i20 Asta Opt (Petrol)

Rs. 9.77 Lakhs

Altroz XT Dark Edition (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 8.26 Lakhs

i20 Asta Opt DT (Petrol)

Rs. 9.92 Lakhs

Altroz XT Turbo (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 8.35 Lakhs

i20 Sportz Turbo DCT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 10.16 Lakhs

Altroz XZ (Manual, Petrol)

Rs.8.40 Lakhs

I20 Asta Opt IVT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 10.81 Lakhs

Altroz XMA Plus DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 8.40 Lakhs

i20 Asta Opt IVT DT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 10.96 Lakhs

Altroz XM Plus Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 8.70 Lakhs

I20 Asta Opt Turbo DCT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 11.73 Lakhs

Altroz XT Dark Edition Turbo (Manual, Petrol)

8.71 Lakhs

I20 Asta Opt Turbo DCT DT (Automatic/Petrol)

Rs. 11.88 Lakhs

Altroz XZ Plus (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 8.90 Lakhs

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Altroz XTA DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 9 Lakhs

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Altroz XZ Turbo (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9 Lakhs

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Altroz XZ Opt Turbo (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9 Lakhs

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Altroz XZ Plus Dark Edition (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9.10 Lakhs

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Altroz XT Diesel (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9.20 Lakhs

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Altroz XTA Dark Edition DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 9.36 Lakhs

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Altroz XT Dark Edition Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 9.41 Lakhs

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Altroz XZA DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 9.50 Lakhs

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Altro XZ Plus Turbo (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9.50 Lakh

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Altro XZ Plus Turbo Dark Edition (Manual, Petrol)

Rs. 9.70 Lakhs

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Altro XZ Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 9.70 Lakhs

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Altro XZA Plus DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 10 Lakhs

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Altro XZA Plus Dark Edition DCT (Automatic, Petrol)

Rs. 10 Lakhs

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Altroz XZ Plus Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 10.20 Lakhs

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Altroz XZ Plus Dark Edition Diesel (Manual, Diesel)

Rs. 10.40 Lakh

Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz : Mileage

Both the cars have 2 fuel options, diesel and petrol.

When considering the petrol variant, i20 has high fuel efficiency when compared to the Altros.

Here’s the mileage offered by i20 and Altroz based on the fuel type.  

Fuel type

Gearbox

Hyundai i20 ARAI mileage

Tata Altroz ARAI mileage

Diesel

Manual

20.30 km/l

23.64 km/l

Petrol

Manual

20.30 km/l

18.5 - 19.33 km/l

Petrol

Automatic(DCT)

20.20 km/l

19.33 km/l

Petrol

Automatic(CVT)

19.6 km/l

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Tata Altroz vs Hyundai Elite i20: Safety features

Here are the safety features of the i20 and Altroz hatchbacks.

Hyundai Elite i20

Tata Altroz

Four Airbags

Two airbags in the front

ABS with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution

ABS with Electronic Brake-Force Distribution

Sensors for Back-Up Parking

There are sensors installed in the back for parking.

No-Key-Needed-To-Get-In

ISOFIX

Car Headlights

Cornering lights

ISOFIX

Auto Headlamps

Tata Altroz Vs Hyundai Elite i20: Comfort and Convenience

Hyundai Elite i20

Tata Altroz

Cornering Lights and Projector Headlights

Fog lights, both front and back

LED Daytime Running Lights

The Harmon Kardon 2.7-inch touchscreen infotainment system is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Infotainment system with a 17.7-centimetre touchscreen, compatible with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Mirror Link

3.7-inch LCD screen digital instrument panel

Driver's Seat with Height Adjustability

Having projector headlights

Triple-cut alloy wheels

A seat that can be adjusted for the driver's height

Wireless Charger

Mounted steering wheel controls

Steering Wheel Media and Bluetooth Controls

Convenient temperature regulation in vehicles

Automatic Air Conditioners

Ventilation for the rear air conditioner

Day/Night Infrared Video Monitor

Speed limiter

Activate/Deactivate by Push Button

Idle Start-Stop Mechanism

Armrests at the Front and Back

Armrests, both front and back

Rear Air Conditioning Vents

Start/Stop Button Push

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Infotainment System

  • The Hyundai i20 comes with features like an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system for the Sports trim and a 10.25-inch unit for the Asta (O) frames, more than fifty different features for connected cars are included in Blue Link, cruise control, automatic headlamps, a height-adjustable driver seat, automatic air conditioning, rear air vents, a fully digital instrument panel, push-button start/stop.

  • The Tata Altroz comes with a 7-inch touchscreen that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a seven-inch TFT colour MID (multi-information display) that can mirror your smartphone's media and navigation, push-button start/stop, automatic air conditioning, electronic activation of the trunk release and rain-sensing windshield wipers, a Harman sound system, a wearable key for passive entry, and much more.

Both hatchbacks have the essentials covered, but the i20 comes out ahead thanks to its connected car technology, a larger touchscreen, and a sunroof.

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Seats

  • Both i20 and Altro are a 5-seater hatchback.

  • i20 comes with a front and back adjustable headset, which is available in almost all the models. It also provides a facility to adjust the seat height of the driver. It also has a front centre console with Storage & Armrest (fixed and sliding type armrest) in few of the models. There is also a 3-point seat belt in all the seats.

  • Tata Altroz has leather seats and height adjustable driving seats. It has a large boot of 345 litres, which helps in  loading more items. It has a detachable head rest, mono back seat,  and leather seats.

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Interior Comparison

  • Tata Altoz has amazing interior features like, tachometer,  electronic Multi-tripmeter, leather steering wheel, digital clock and odometer, leather gear shift selector and many more features. It also has an ISOFIX anchorage to install seats for children.

  • I20 has front and rear door map pockets, metal finished door handles on the inside, and sunglass holder in all the models of the car.  Few models have metal pedals, blue ambience light, real parcel tray, leather wrapped gear knob and steering wheel, and fabric seat upholstery.

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Exterior Comparison

  • The i20 vs Altroz has dimensions of 3.995" in length, 1.775" in width, 1.505" in height, and a wheelbase of 2.580". Whereas, the Tata Altroz has 3,990 millimetres, 1,755 millimetres in width, 1,523 millimetres in size, and a wheelbase of 2,501 millimetres. When compared, the Altroz's 345-litre trunk is larger than the i20's 311-litre trunk.

  • These measurements show that the new i20 is larger in width and length, while Altroz is taller. The i20's shorter overall length means a smaller interior than the longer wheelbase model. But, unlike its Korean competitor, the Tata hatchback features a sizably larger trunk.

New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Colours

Here's a list of colours available for the i20 and Altroz.

Hyundai i20

Tata Altroz

Fiery Red

Arcade Grey

Typhoon Silver

High Street Gold

Fiery Red Turbo

Opera Blue

Starry Night

Downtown Red

Polar White

Avenue White

Polar White with Black Roof

Harbour Blue

Titan Grey 

Cosmo Dark

Fiery Red with Black Roof

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New Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz: Specifications

Here’s a brief on the specifications of Hyundai i20 vs Tata Altroz.

Hyundai i20 (Petrol)

Hyundai i20(Turbo)

Hyundai i20 (Naturally aspirated)

Tata Altroz(Petrol)

Tata Altroz(Petrol)

Tata Altroz (Diesel)

Engine Type

Kappa (Petrol)

Turbo GDi (Petrol)

1.5 l U2 (Diesel)

Revotron (Petrol)

I-Turbo (Petrol)

Turbocharged Revotorq(Diesel)

Engine Capacity

1.2-litre

1.0-litre

1.5-litre

1-2-litre

1.2-litre

1.5-litre

Max. Power

*61 kW (83 PS) / 6000 r/min(MT)*64.7 kW (88 PS) / 6000 r/min(IVT)

*88.3 kW (120 PS) / 6000 r/min(DCT, iMT)

73.5 kW (100 PS) / 6000r/min(MT)

64.75 kW (88 PS) / 6000r/min(MT)

80.9 kW (110 PS) / 5500r/min(MT)

66.2 kW (90 PS)/4000r/min(MT)

Max. Torque

114.7 Nm (11.7 kgm) / 4200 r/min

172 Nm (17.5 kgm) / 1500-4000 r/min

240 Nm (24.5 kg m) / 1500-2750 r/min

115 Nm (11.7 kg m) / 3250 r/min

140 Nm (14.28 kg m) / 1500-5500 r/min

200 Nm (20.4 kg m) / 1250-3000 r/min

Transmission

*5-speed manual (5 MT) *Intelligent Variable Transmission(IVT)

*7-speed dual clutch Transmission (7 DCT) *Intelligent manual Transmission(iMT)

6-speed manual (6MT)

5-speed MT

6-speed DCA

5-speed MT

Suspension

*Front: McPherson Strut  *Rear: Coupled torsion beam axle *Shock Absorber: Gas type

*Front: McPherson Strut  *Rear: Coupled torsion beam axle *Shock Absorber: Gas type

*Front: McPherson Strut  *Rear: Coupled torsion beam axle *Shock Absorber: Gas type

*Front: Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring *Rear: Twist beam with coil spring and shock absorber

*Front: Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring *Rear: Twist beam with coil spring and shock absorber

*Front: Independent MacPherson dual path strut with coil spring *Rear: Twist beam with coil spring and shock absorber

Tyres

*Rear Tyres: 185/65 R15 (D=380.2m) steel(Magma),  195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) styled wheel Sportz *Front Tyres: 195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) diamond cut alloy wheel (Asta, Asta (O)) *Spare Tyres: 

*185/65 R15 (D=380.2m) steel(Magma) *195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) styled wheel Sportz *195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) diamond cut alloy wheel (Asta)

*185/65 R15 (D=380.2m) steel(Magma) *195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) styled wheel Sportz *195/55 R16 (D=405.6m) diamond cut alloy wheel (Asta)

*195/55 R16 *185/60 R16 *165/80 R14

*195/55 R16 *185/60 R16 *165/80 R14

*195/55 R16 *185/60 R16 *165/80 R14

Dimension

Length:

3995m

Width:

1775m

Height:

1505m

Wheelbase:

2580mm

Length:

3995m

Width:

1775m

Height:

1505m

Wheelbase:

2580mm

Length:

3995m

Width:

1775m

Height:

1505m

Wheelbase:

2580mm

Length:

3990m

Width:

1775m

Height:

1523mm

Wheelbase:

2501mm

Length:

3990m

Width:

1775m

Height:

1523m

Wheelbase:

2501mm

Length:

3990m

Width:

1775mm

Height:

1523mm

Wheelbase:

2501mm

Fuel Tank Capacity

37 litre

37 litre

37 litre

37 litre

37 litre

37 litre

Brakes

Disc (front) Drum (rear)

Disc (front) Drum (rear)

Disc (front) Drum (rear)

Disc (front) Drum (rear)

Disc (front) Drum (rear)

Disc (front) Drum (rear

Pros and Cons of i20 and Altroz

Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages of i20 and Altroz.

Merits of i20 and Altoz

i20

Altroz

One of the roomiest hatchback cabins in its class

Awarded Global NCAP's full five stars for safety

Wide availability of sales, service, and spare parts.

Smooth automatic transmission

Stylish and eye-catching

Turbo-petrol engine offers great performance

Demerits of i20 and Altoz

i20

Altroz

Diesel automatic missing

Wireless charger, sunroof and ventilated seats is missing

Expensive top variants

Lack of cabin insulation

Petrol CVT not available for Asta

Automatic is not offered with turbo-petrol engine

Frequently Asked Questions on i20 Vs Altroz

Here are some common questions about Altroz vs i20 comparison.

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Which is the most affordable option, the Hyundai i20 and the Tata Altroz?

Hyundai i20 costs Rs. 7.19 Lakh, while the Tata Altroz is Rs. 6.44 Lakh. So, of these automobiles, the Tata Altroz is the most reasonably priced.

Regarding gas mileage, which of the i20 and the Altroz is preferable?

The i20 Magna 1.2 MT offers 20.3kmpl on the highway, while the Altroz XE Petrol offers 18.5kmpl. Because of this, the i20 is more fuel-efficient than the Altroz.

How does i20 perform compared to Altroz?

i20's 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine in the Magna model generates 82 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 115 Nm at 4200 rpm of torque. The Altroz XE Petrol model is powered by a 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine, which generates 85 bhp at 6000 rpm and 113 Nm at 3300 rpm.

Disclaimer: The content on this page is generic and shared only for informational and explanatory purposes. It is based on industry experience and several secondary sources on the internet, and is subject to changes. Please go through the applicable policy wordings for updated ACKO-centric content, and before making any insurance-related decisions.

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