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Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch – Specs, Dimensions and Features

Previewed at the 2023 Auto Expo, the Maruti Suzuki Fronx is the carmaker’s latest sub-4-metre utility vehicle that is expected to go on sale next month. Pre-launch bookings for the Fronx are already underways, and as per the brand, it is getting around 250-300 takers every day, which is a huge number. When launched, it could pose a serious threat to Tata’s highly sought-after micro-SUV, the Punch.

Here’s take a closer look at how these two SUV-styled models compare on paper.


Maruti Suzuki FronxTata Punch
Engine1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol / 1-litre Boosterjet turbocharged petrol1.2-litre naturally aspirated petrol
No of Cylinders4 / 3 3
Max Power90PS / 100PS86PS
Peak Torque113Nm / 149Nm113Nm
Gearbox5-speed Manual and AMT / 5-speed Manual and 6-speed Auto5-speed Manual / AMT
MileageYet-to-be-revealed18.97 kmpl (Manual), 18.82kmpl (AMT)
Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch: Specs Comparison
  • Both the Tata Punch and Maruti Fronx offer a 1.2-litre petrol motor, with the same gearbox choices. But the Fronx has a more sophisticated 4-cylinder unit that also delivers better power output.
  • There is also the option of a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with the Fronx, mated to either a 5-speed manual or a more refined 6-speed torque converter automatic gearbox.
  • Both the SUVs are front-wheel driven.

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Maruti FronxTata Punch
Length3,995 mm3,827 mm
Width1,765 mm1,742 mm
Height1,550 mm1,615 mm
Wheelbase2,520 mm2,445 mm
Ground Clearance187 mm
Boot Space308 litres 366 litres (as per ISO V215) / 319 litres (as per ISO 210) 
Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch: Dimensions
  • The Maruti Suzuki Fronx is longer, wider and has a more elongated wheelbase, which should result in more generous cabin space when compared to the Tata SUV.
  • The Punch has bigger boot space for your travel requirements.

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Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch comparison
CommonAdditional Features in FronxAdditional Features in Punch
– Split headlamp setup
– Automatic headlamps
– Alloy wheels
– Wheel arch cladding
– Push-button start/stop
– Floating touchscreen unit
– Apple Carplay & Android Auto
– Auto AC
– Powered ORVMs
– Height-adjustable driver’s seat
– Cruise control
– ABS with EBD
– Rear defogger
– Rearview camera
– LED headlamps
– Connected LED taillamps
– Front skid plate
– A bigger touchscreen infotainment (9-inch)
– Wireless smartphone connectivity for Apple Carplay and Android Auto
– Wireless charger
– Paddle shifters
– 360 degree surround view system
– Heads-up display (HUD)
– Rear AC vents
– ARKAMYS tuned premium sound system
– Electrochromic IRVM
– Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
– Up to Six airbags (4 airbags standard)

– Front fog lamps
– Harman premium sound system
– Semi-digital instrument cluster
– Rear seat armrest
– Cooled glovebox 
Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch: Features Comparison

Both the Fronx and Punch are well-equipped and offer most of what you need. But the Fronx delivers a more superior experience because of its additional comfort & convenience features.

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Maruti FronxTata Punch
Rs 8 – 13.5 lakh (Expected)Rs 6 – 9.54 lakh
Maruti Fronx vs Tata Punch: Price Comparison


Maruti Suzuki has left no stone unturned to make the Fronx a solid offering. A premium experience is what the Indo-Japanese carmaker wants to offer with the Fronx.