Comparison: Tata Blackbird vs Maruti Grand Vitara

Tata blackbird vs grand vitara

Tata blackbird vs grand vitara

Tata Blackbird a mid-size SUV is coming out in the Indian market and is gonna be a worthy rival to the likes of the Grand Vitara, Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta. To start with, it will be positioned mid-way between the Nexon and Harrier making it ideal for people looking for a bigger SUV than the Nexon.

Dimensions: Tata Blackbird Vs Grand Vitara

The Blackbird is around 4,358 millimetres long, 1,830 millimetres wide, 1,670 millimetres tall, and has a wheelbase of about 2,630 millimetres.

The Grand Vitara, on the other hand, is 4345 mm in length, 1,795 mm in width, and 1,645 mm in height. There is a clear size distinction between the Maruti Grand Vitara and the Tata BlackBird.

SUVTata BlackbirdGrand Vitara
Length4,358mm3985 mm
Width1,830 mm1820 mm
Height1,670 mm1844 – 1855 mm
Wheelbase2,630 mm2450 mm
Engine1.2-litre Revotorq turbocharged petrol engine1.5L mild-hybrid petrol
Power130 bhp @ 5,500 rpm101.64bhp@6000rpm

Exterior Design

Tata Blackbird

On the design front, the upcoming Tata Blackbird is expected to measure 4.2 metres in length. It will be the first AMP product with a length not restricted to 4,000 mm, which is one of the things Indian automakers do in ICE-powered models for lower GST. The car will be based on Tata’s Impact design language and will borrow elements from Nexon and Harrier.

Grand Vitara

The 2022 Grand Vitara gets a wide grille with heavy chrome surrounds, a tri-LED setup for the DRLs and squared-off LED headlights on the front. It also gets a more contemporary 10-spoke design for the 17-inch alloy wheels. At the back, the LED tail lamps have an adjoining light bar with the Suzuki badging in the middle.

Various Engine Settings

The Tata Blackbird is powered by a 1.2- litre Revotorq turbocharged petrol engine, capable of producing 130 bhp at its most powerful setting and 178 Nm at its most torquey. A six-speed manual gearbox or an automatic transmission transfers the power to the wheels.

In contrast, The Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara is available with 3 engine options:

  • 1.5L mild-hybrid petrol
  • 1.5L CNG
  • 1.5L hybrid

The 1.5L CNG makes 88PS of power at 5500rpm and 122Nm of torque at 4200rpm. This engine is available with a 5-speed manual and a CVT.

The 1.5L hybrid churns out 116PS of power at 5500rpm and 122Nm of torque between 4400 and 4800rpm. The 1.5L hybrid engine gets a 5-speed manual and a CVT.

The 1.5L mild-hybrid petrol is rated to deliver 103PS of power at 6000rpm and 137Nm of torque at 4400rpm. You can get the 1.5L mild-hybrid petrol engine of the Grand Vitara with a 5-speed manual and a CVT automatic and a 5-speed manual and a 6-speed TC.


The base price for Grand Vitara is Rs. 11.88 lakhs and for the Tata Blackbird is reported around Rs. 10 lakhs

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