Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis - Here Is Everything That You Should Know!

Updated On: 18 October 2021 Nitin Kadian

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Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis - Here Is Everything That You Should Know!

With the official unveiling of the new Tata Punch, Tata has definitely set the stage on fire. The Punch not only packs in an extremely practical cabin but also gets a capable powertrain and an attractive exterior styling. The main rivals to the Punch include cars like the Maruti Ignis and the Mahindra KUV100. With the competition in the segment spicing up with the launch of the Punch, the buyers will definitely have a tough time while evaluating various cars. Here is a detailed Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis comparison for such buyers that will help them know everything about these two cars.

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Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis Design And Dimension Comparison

Tata Punch Vs Maruti Suzuki Ignis

The Tata Punch is being launched as the first micro-SUV in the brand's line-up and boasts high ground clearance, a bulky and imposing front fascia, a rugged look and a tall-boy stance. Starting with the front, the Punch gets a high-set hood along with a bulky bumper that also houses projector headlamps. Just like the Harrier, the Punch too gets LED DRLs along with a bold stance. The side profile is dominated by large R-16 dual cut alloy wheels while the rear may remind you of the Nexon. The Tata Punch comes with LED taillights that not only look good but also help it look much more premium than the rivals.

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Tata Punch Vs Maruti Suzuki Ignis

The Maruti Suzuki Ignis on the other hand gets a more funky design with a big wide grille upfront that complements large squarish headlamps. The presence of a faux skid plate upfront and plastic body cladding all across helps the Ignis boast a rugged stance. The side profile however remains subtle and the car gets R-15 alloy wheels with a gloss black finish. The rear however may not appeal to everyone. In all, while the Tata Punch looks handsome and will appeal to a wider audience, the Ignis on the other hand gets an old-school boxy design that has its own set of admirers.

Tata PunchMaruti Suzuki Ignis
Length3827 mm3700 mm
Width1742 mm1690 mm
Height1615 mm1595 mm
Wheelbase2445 mm2435 mm
Ground Clearance 187 mm (unladen)180 mm
Boot Space366 L260 L
Kerb Weight1000-1035 kg840-865 kg

Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis Interior and Features Comparison

tata punch official image interior dashboard

Tata has left no stones unturned to make the Punch an extremely VFM and appealing product for the buyers. While the exterior design helps it deliver a great road presence, the cabin of the car too offers a rich in-cabin experience. There is enough space in both the rows and the seats are comfortable and supportive. On the features front, the Punch gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay along with an eight-speaker audio setup. In addition to this, the Punch gets many other features like auto climate control, push-button start, 6-way adjustable driver's seat, day/night IRVM, etc.

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The Maruti Ignis on the other hand too offers an impressive cabin. Space at the front and at the rear is commendable and the seats too are extremely comfortable. The dashboard looks funky and the dual-tone black-white combination does look extremely appealing to the eyes. Needless to say, the Ignis too gets a 17.8 cm smart infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Apart from this, features like LED headlamps, auto climate control, rear defogger, push-button start, steering mounted controls, etc are also on offer with the package.

Tata Punch Vs Maruti Ignis Specs Comparison

Tata Punch Engine

The Tata Punch is powered by a 1.2-L Revotron engine that delivers 86 ps of peak power output while the maximum torque is claimed to be 113 Nm. The car can be had with a 5-speed manual or an automatic gearbox. While this engine boasts a strong low-end and commendable city driveability, it does lack in the refinement and NVH departments. The fuel economy however is impressive and the Punch gets two driving modes as standard. In addition to this, features like Dyna-Pro Tech and Traction Pro help the car deliver impressive performance in extreme situations.

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Maruti Ignis Rear Side Profile

The Maruti Ignis gets the brand's tried and tested 1.2-L K12B motor that churns out 83 PS and 113 Nm of peak torque output. Just like the Punch, this motor too comes mated to a 5-speed MT as standard while the buyers can also opt for the optional 5-speed AMT gearbox. When compared to the Punch, the Maruti Ignis not only delivers better performance, but its lighter kerb weight also helps it deliver better fuel economy figures. In addition to this, the Ignis also leads the game when it comes to engine refinement and NVH levels inside the cabin.

Tata Punch Maruti Suzuki Ignis
Engine TypeRevotron 1.2-L BS6 Engine1.2-L K12B VVT Petrol BS6 Engine
Capacity, Cylinders 1199 cc, 3 Cylinder1197 cc, 4 Cylinder
Max Power86 ps @ 6000 rpm83 ps @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque113 Nm @ 3300 rpm113 Nm @ 4200 rpm
Gearbox5-Speed MT/ 5-Speed AMT5-Speed MT/ 5-Speed AMT
Fuel Tank Capacity37 L32 L


On comparing the prices, the entry-level trim of Ignis is Rs 39,000 cheaper than Punch. Ignis starts at Rs 5.49 lakhs and goes up to Rss 7.47 lakhs whereas Punch starts at Rs 5.49 lakhs and goes up to Rs 9.09 lakhs respectively. The prices mentioned below are ex-showroom prices.

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TATA PUNCHPure 1.2L Petrol-Rs 5.49 lakhs

Adventure1.2L PetrolRs 6.39 lakhsRs 6.99 lakhs

Accomplished1.2L PetrolRs 7.29 lakhsRs 7.89 lakhs

Creative1.2L PetrolRs 8.49 lakhsRs 9.09 lakhs
MARUTI SUZUKI IGNISSigma1.2L VVT Petrol-Rs 5.10 lakhs

Delta1.2L VVT PetrolRs 5.81 lakhsRs 6.31 lakhs

Zeta1.2L VVT PetrolRs 6.22 lakhsRs 6.72 lakhs

Alpha1.2L VVT PetrolRs 6.97 lakhsRs 7.47 lakhs

Final Verdict

The Tata Punch definitely is a great product for anyone looking for a fresh and capable car that delivers an SUV-like experience. The car comes with a bold design, spacious cabin, and segment-leading capabilities which help it have a clear edge over its rivals. The Maruti Ignis on the other hand delivers a better engine and a compact footprint that makes it a perfect city car.

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