Chevrolet Sail TCDi vs Maruti DZire DDiS

The numbers

Maruti Swift DZire ZDi
Engine, 1248cc, turbo diesel, 4-cylinder in-line
Power 74bhp
Torque- 190Nm
0-100kph – 13.77 secs
Braking time – 2.73 secs
Braking distance – 27.26metres
Efficiency - City – 13.9kpl
Highway – 17.6kpl
Fuel tank – 42 litres
Top Speed – NA
Transmission – 5-speed manual
Weight – 1080kgs
Boot- 316 litres
Price: Rs 7.50 lakh, ex-Delhi

CHEVROLET SAIL TDCi
Engine, 1248cc, turbo diesel, 4-cylinder in-line
Power 77bhp
Torque- 205Nm
0-100kph – 15.45 secs
Braking time – 2.52 secs
Braking distance – 25.14metres
Efficiency - City – 13.5kpl
Highway – 17.1kpl
Fuel tank – 40 litres
Top Speed – NA
Transmission – 5-speed manual
Weight – 1124kgs
Boot- 370 litres
Price: Rs 7.51 lakh, ex-Delhi

Note: Performance figures are not under standard test conditions

(Words: Ashish Masih, Photos: Nitin Rose, Location: Jaypee Greens Golf and Spa Resort, Greater Noida)