Tata is soon going to launch the Nexon. The Tata Nexon is Tata’s answer to the compact SUV segment. It will rival with the likes of the Ford Ecosport. The Ford EcoSport will give a tough competition to the newly launched Tata Nexon. The latest upgraded version of EcoSport with touch screen Infotainment system, satellite navigation, etc is already appealing to the buyers. So, how would the Tata Nexon fare against the Ford EcoSport? We are going to compare these two cars on basis of their Engines, Specifications, Mileage etc. So, here is our Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport comparison.
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- 1 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison
- 1.1 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Price
- 1.2 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Specifications
- 1.3 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Mileage
- 1.4 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Dimension
- 1.5 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Features
- 1.6 Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Conclusion
Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison
Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Price
|Tata Nexon Price (estimated)*||₹ 6.50 lakh – 10.50 lakh|
|Ford EcoSport Price*||₹ 7.10 lakh – 10.71 lakh|
The Nexon will be launched at a price lower than that of Ford EcoSport. The Tata Nexon’s price range (estimated) is between 6.50 lakh – 10.50 lakh. While that of the Ford EcoSport is 7.10 lakh – 10.71 lakh. As we can see in the table above, the starting range of Tata Nexon is lower than EcoSport but the higher variants cost almost the same.
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Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Specifications
|Specifications||Tata Nexon||Ford EcoSport|
|Engine||1.5-litre turbo diesel||1.5-litre TDCI turbo diesel|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual; AMT (optional)||5-speed Manual|
|Specifications||Tata Nexon||Ford EcoSport|
|Engine||1.2-litre turbo petrol||1.5-litre petrol/1.0-litre turbo petrol|
|Transmission||6-speed Manual; AMT (optional)||5-speed Manual/6-speed PowerShift dual-clutch (1.5 petrol only)|
The Tata Nexon would be powered by a 1.5-litre turbo diesel engine whereas the Ford EcoSport is powered by a 1.5-litre TDCI turbo diesel. Power produced by Nexon is 11 BHP more than that of the EcoSport. Maximum power produced by Nexon is 110BHP and that of EcoSport is 99BHP. Another specification that should be taken into consideration while comparing the two SUVs is the maximum torque. The torque produced by Nexon is 230 Nm and that of the EcoSport is 205 Nm. Both the engines come mated to a 5 speed manual transmission system.
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Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Mileage
|Car||Mileage (petrol)||Mileage (diesel)|
|Tata Nexon||19 KMPL (estimated)||24 KMPL (estimated)|
|Ford EcoSport (ARAI Certified)||15.85 KMPL (1.5-litre petrol)/18.88 KMPL (1.0-litre turbo petrol)||22.27 KMPL|
Tata Nexon estimated mileage for Petrol model is 19 KMPL and for diesel model is 24 KMPL. In the case of Ford EcoSport, mileage is 15.85 KMPL for a 1.5-litre petrol model, 18.88 KMPL for 1.0-litre turbo petrol model and 22.27 KMPL for the diesel model.
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Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Dimension
|Dimensions||Tata Nexon||Ford EcoSport|
Nexon was revealed worldwide at 2017’s Geneva Motor Show. The Nexon is just 4 mm shorter than EcoSport but it has an advantage over EcoSport in the case of width. EcoSport is 22mm shorter than Ford width wise.
Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Features
|Tata Nexon||Ford EcoSport|
|Touchscreen infotainment with navigation||Halogen headlamps with LED DRLs|
|Auto A/c||4-speaker audio system|
|Projector headlamps with LED DRLs||Touchscreen infotainment with navigation|
|LED taillamps||Auto A/c|
|Dual airbags + ABS and EBD||Up to 6 airbags|
|8-speaker audio system||Rear Parking Camera|
Though the launch of the Nexon in India is still some time away, if we go by international model of this car we can get a good idea of its features.
Touchscreen infotainment with navigation, Auto A/c, Projector headlamps with LED DRLs, LED taillamps, Dual airbags + ABS and EBD, and 8-speaker audio system by Harman Kardon are some of the features of the Tata Nexon.
Coming to the Ford EcoSport, its updated version is more competitive than ever before. Its features list has Touchscreen infotainment with navigation, a 4 speaker audio system, Auto A/C, Rear Parking Camera, Halogen headlamps with LED DRLs, and up to 6 airbags.
Tata Nexon vs Ford EcoSport Comparison- Conclusion
Let’s take a quick look at all our comparison.
Price- The Nexon’s price will surely start lower than its rival, theFord EcoSport. But when it comes to top trims, both Nexon and EcoSport are priced very close.
Specifications – In the Ford EcoSport there are three engine options – two petrol and one diesel engines. There is not much information about Nexon’s engines but what we expect is it will come in two models – 1.2-litre turbo petrol and 1.5-litre turbo diesel engines.
Another advantage EcoSport has over all other rivals is the dual – clutch transmission.With this the EcoSport has a significant advantage over the Nexon.
Mileage – Chances are Nexon takes a plus point in this category over Ford. We expect Nexon to have both engines with driving modes for better fuel efficiency and driveability. Though EcoSport’s mileage isn’t bad, but Nexon might win the race here.
Dimensions – Both these models have their advantages in this category. While Nexon comes with more elbow room (wider car) and Ford comes with more legroom and headroom (more wheelbase and taller car). Nexon may have an advantage here as it will offer a more comfortable ride.
Features – Expectations from Nexon are sure high in this segment. Though we have mentioned some of them already the complete features list is a mystery yet. Nexon is the newer car here which means it has an advantage here as it may boast of more modern features.
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