Ford Freestyle vs Tata Tiago NRG Comparison

Recently launched Tata Tiago NRG is a direct competitor to Ford’s Freestyle which already cements his footprints in the compact crosshatch market. And today we’re gonna compare this two crosshatches to see which one is best for you.

Ford Freestyle

Ford Freestyle |


First of all, we’ll see what are the dimensions of these two crosshatches are.

DimensionFord FreestyleTata Tiago NRG
Length3954 mm3793 mm
Width1737 mm1665 mm
Height1570 mm1587 mm
Wheelbase2490 mm2400 mm
Ground Clearance190 mm180 mm
Tyre Size
Spare Wheel
185/60 R15
175/65 R14
175/65 R14
155/80 R13
Kerb Weight1080 Kg1085 Kg
Boot Space257 Litres242 Litres
Fuel Tank40 Litres35 Litres

As you all know these two crosshatches are based on their hatchback counterparts, so the styling gets similarities pretty much in every way. So what are the changes, well basically these two get beefier SUV-ish design looks? And the results come with a marginal increase in exterior dimensions.

Take a look at Tata Tiago NRG for example, the NRG is 47 mm longer,18 mm wider, 52 mm taller and has increased ground clearance by 10 mm but the wheelbase is the same as the hatchback.

And as you can see it is the Ford Freestyle that is the largest of these two crosshatches with a little more ground clearance and a little more kerb weight than the Tata Tiago NRG.


What drives them?

EngineFord FreestyleTata Tiago NRG
Fuel TypePetrol/DieselPetrol/Diesel
Transmission5 Speed Manual5 Speed Manual
Fuel Efficiency19kmpl/24.4kmpl23.84kmpl/27.28kmpl

So what we learned from here is that Ford Freestyle is much more powerful than the Tata Tiago NRG in both petrol and diesel engines. The Ford Freestyle’s both petrol and diesel engines have more power and torque than Tata Tiago NRG’s engines which come with less power and torque figures.

Tata Tiago NRG

Tata Tiago NRG |


What features and equipment do we get with these two crosshatches?

 Ford FreestyleTata Tiago NRG
Features6.5inch Touchscreen with
Apple Carplay & Android Auto
5inch Touchscreen Harmon System
Push Button Start3D Navigation
Rain Sensing Wipers8 Speakers Harmon Sytem
Automatic HeadlampsVoice Command Recognition
Ford My KeyPark Assist with Rear Sensors Display
Automatic Climate ControlFlip Key Remote

The Tiago NRG also gets LED turn indicators in ORVM, Electrical Adjustment ORVM, Central Locking, and Cooled Glove Box. In comparison to Tata Tiago NRG Ford Freestyle is much more feature rich crosshatch than his competitor.

Tata Tiago NRG

Tata Tiago NRG |

Safety and Security

The most important factor for buying any car is the safety and security.

 Ford FreestyleTata Tiago NRG
Safety & SecurityABS with EBDABS with EBD & Corner Stability Control
Front Dual AirbagsDriver & Co Driver Airbags
Engine ImmobilizerPark Assist with Rear Parking Sensors and Display
Beltminder Driver & PassengerDay & Night IRVM
Door Ajar WarningRear Defogger
Reverse Parking SensorRear Smart Wiper with Wash
Speed Sensing Auto Door LocksImmobilizer
Perimeter Anti Theft AlarmSeat Belt with Pretensioners & Load Limiters
Rear View CameraSpeed Dependent Auto Door Locks
Active Rollover Prevention (HLA/ESP/TCS)Follow Me Home Lamps
Emergency Assist
Side & Curtain Airbags

To the safety and security front, both are well equipped and do come with some standard features.

Read Also: Hyundai Santro will launch on 23rd October 2018


As India is a price sensitive market people often think about the price of the car and Ford Freestyle just offered that with the price tag 5.23 lakh rupees ex-showroom Mumbai undercutting the Tata Tiago NRG which priced at 5.53 lakh rupees ex-showroom Mumbai that’s about 30 thousand rupees more than the Ford Freestyle.

Ford Freestyle

Ford Freestyle |

Final Verdict

So choices up to you, for me the Ford Freestyle is the wise choice to choose with much better looks and fun to drive factor. But Tata Tiago also has the good package with some great features and much better service network than Ford.

Now it’s up to you to choose that which one of these two crosshatches you like most let me know on the comments.

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