The Tata Altroz iTurbo is the automaker’s shot at redemption as the line-up is now fully-loaded and versatile enough to take on its prime rival, the 3rd-gen Hyundai i20. TOI Auto takes a look at the pricing of the three main rivals and which suits your wallet best.
Tata Altroz iTurbo
The Tata Altroz iTurbo is offered in 3 trims- XT, XZ and the range-topping XZ+. The Altroz iTurbo ranges from the Rs 7.74 lakh – Rs 8.86 lakh (ex-showroom). Apart from the iTurbo’s petrol engine, the line-up also boasts a turbo-charged diesel variant which ranges between Rs 6.99 lakh – Rs 9.45 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Tata Altroz iTurbo is powered by a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine. The 1199cc engine manages to produce 110 PS of power and 140 Nm of torque. The line-up also boasts a 1.5-litre turbocharged diesel engine. The 1497cc engine offers a maximum power output of 90 PS and a peak torque of 200 Nm. The entire Tata Altroz line-up is offered with a 5-speed manual transmission only.
Hyundai i20 turbo
The Hyundai i20 turbo starts at Rs 8.79 lakh (ex-showroom) and goes up to Rs 11.32 lakh (ex-showroom). The i20 Turbo is offered in 2 trims- Sport and Asta.
The Hyundai i20 turbo variant boasts a 1.0-litre turbo GDi petrol engine. The 999cc engine offers a maximum power output of 120 PS and a peak torque of 171 Nm. The engine is offered with a 7-speed DCT and an iMT gearbox.
Volkswagen Polo GT TSI
The Volkswagen Polo GT TSI comes as a single-variant offering and is priced at Rs 9.67 lakh (ex-showroom).
The Volkswagen Polo GT TSI flaunts a 1.0-litre TSI engine that offers 110 PS of power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The 999cc engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic DSG transmission.
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Looking at the prices, the Tata Altroz iTurbo has positioned itself as the most affordable turbo hot hatch. And the turbo engines of the Tata Altroz stand out too as they are quite powerful than the rivals. The Hyundai i20 turbo and the Volkswagen Polo GT do remain in the spotlight too and for offering an automatic transmission.