Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze vs Maruti Swift Dzire: Specs comparison

Compact sedans constitute a major share of mid-size saloon sales in India and the 2014 Auto Expo hinted us that the scenario is gonna get bigger and better. With Hyundai Xcent untethered and Tata Zest, Ford Figo Sedan awaiting to be unleashed, the battle between sub 4 metre sedans will continue to grow tighter.

Hyundai-Xcent-vs-Honda-Amaze-vs-Maruti-Swift-DzireThe newly launched Hyundai Grand i10 based Xcent compact sedan is priced aggressively. It offers promising specs and features. It goes head on in the sub 4 metre compact sedan segment against class leading Maruti Swift based Dzire and Honda Brio based Amaze. Check out the spec comparison sheet below:

Hyundai Xcent offers compelling set of features in the segment like push-button start, dual front airbags, anti-lock brakes, USB-ready audio system with 1GB internal storage, Steering-mounted audio controls, electro-chromic mirror, rear air-con vents, central arm-rest with two cup-holders on the rear seat and rear parking camera.

Honda Amaze has front dual SRS airbags, front seat belt pretensioner with load limiter, immobilizer, ABS with EBD, Wave Key, high mount stop lamp and driver seat belt reminder, power foldable ORVMs, rear seat center armrest with cup holder, air conditioner with heater, tilt steering, keyless entry, rear defogger and many of the like.

Maruti Swift Dzire features air conditioning with climate control, 4 speaker stereo with CD drive, Bluetooth and USB integration, Steering mounted audio controls, Front dual SRS airbags, Driver seat height adjustment, ABS with EBD, Brake Assist and Rear wash & wipe.

Among petrol variants of the trio, Xcent seems to have a marginal edge over the other two in terms of max torque with least peak power whereas the Amaze sweeps the competition with its bigger and more powerful diesel engine.

Hyundai Xcent has the biggest boot and fuel tank in the segment but cabin space is not as welcoming as Amaze or Dzire. In terms of price, the Xcent is easier on the pocket as for both petrol and diesel variants.

Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze vs Maruti Swift Dzire (Diesel)

Specifications

Hyundai Xcent (D)

Honda Amaze (D)

Maruti Swift Dzire (D)

Engine 1120cc, 3 cyl, 12v CRDI 1498cc, 4 cyl, 16v i-DTEC 1248cc, 4 cyl, 16v DDiS
Max Power 72PS @ 4,000 rpm 100PS @ 3,600 rpm 75PS @ 4,000 rpm
Max Torque 180.4Nm @ 1,750 rpm 200Nm @ 1,750 rpm 190Nm @ 2,000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual 5-speed manual 5-speed manual
Wheelbase (mm) 2425 2405 2430
Top Speed NA NA 175kmph
Dimensions (mm)

(LxWxH)

3995x1660x1520 3990x1680x1505 3995x1695x1555
Fuel Efficiency (ARAI) 24.4kmpl 25.8kmpl 23.4kmpl
Kerb Weight NA 1060kg 1050kg
Suspension

Front / Rear

McPherson Strut /

Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

McPherson Strut /

Torsion Beam Axle

McPherson Strut /

Torsion Beam

Brakes F / R Disc / Drum Disc / Drum Ventilated Disc / Drum
Tires 175/60 – 15 175/65 – 14 185/65 – 15
Boot Volume 407 liters 400 liters 316 liters
Tank Capacity 43 liters 35 liters 42 liters
Price (Ex-Delhi) 5.57 – 7.38 lakhs 5.97 – 7.49 lakhs 5.78 – 7.32 lakhs

Hyundai Xcent vs Honda Amaze vs Maruti Swift Dzire (Petrol)

Specifications

Hyundai Xcent (P)

Honda Amaze (P)

Maruti Swift Dzire (P)

Engine 1197cc, 4 cyl, 16v VTVT 1198cc, 4 cyl, 16v i-VTEC 1197cc, 4 cyl, 16v DDiS
Max Power 83PS @ 6,000 rpm 88PS @ 6,000 rpm 87PS @ 6,000 rpm
Max Torque 116Nm @ 4,000 rpm 109Nm @ 4,500 rpm 114Nm @ 4,000 rpm
Transmission 5MT / 4AT 5MT / 5AT 5-MT / 4AT
Wheelbase (mm) 2425 2405 2430
Top Speed NA NA 175kmph
Dimensions (mm)

(LxWxH)

3995x1660x1520 3990x1680x1505 3995x1695x1555
Fuel Efficiency (ARAI) 19.1 kmpl 18 kmpl 19.1 kmpl
Kerb Weight NA 965kg 990kg
Suspension

Front / Rear

McPherson Strut /

Coupled Torsion Beam Axle

McPherson Strut /

Torsion Beam Axle

McPherson Strut /

Torsion Beam

Brakes F / R Disc / Drum Disc / Drum Ventilated Disc / Drum
Tires 175/60 – 15 175/65 – 14 185/65 – 15
Boot Volume 407 liters 400 liters 316 liters
Tank Capacity 43 liters 35 liters 42 liters
Price (Ex-Delhi) 4.66 – 7.19 lakhs 4.99 – 7.55 lakhs 4.85 – 6.61 lakhs