Which is better among Xylo and Tata Sumo Grande?
By: Kunjan on 6 august 2014
There is similarity in power and performance of Xylo and Tata Sumo grande. Both features 2.2L engine delivering power of 120PS however there is clar betterment in Xylo with Torque output of 280Nm as compared to 250Nm of Sumo Grande. Also Xylo has better interior space as compared to Sumo Grande. The seating arrangement itself makes a larger differences among the two. Tata Sumo Grande also has very good reputation of high reliable performance for long drives. Comparative price range of Xylo is much high as compared to Sumo Grande. To select one among the two, Xylo makes a clear winner.
Sonal Gupta 2014-08-06
Mahindra Xylo would be a better option, its engine performance is better and its passenger cabin is much more comfortable than Tata Sumo Grande. Also, Mahindra Xylo is loaded with more number of advanced comfort features including airplane style flat bed seats, charging points, rear defogger and advanced music system. Apart from this, if we talk about the mileage and cheaper maintenance cost Mahindra Xylo is far ahead than Sumo Grande.
If you compare Mahindra Xylo and Tata Sumo Grande, the major aspect that will attract your attention is their respective price tags. Xylo is priced higher than that of Grande. Now as far as the aesthetics of both the cars are concerned, Grande scores over Xylo because Xylo looks a bit clumsier as a SUV. On the other hand, the careful combination of angular edges and rounded corners make Grande really beautiful to look at. However, you will find Xylo better than Grande on the functional side. Just compare the air conditioning system and the rectangular ac vents of Xylo, and you will understand that they are much powerful in comparison to the circular ac vents of Grande. Features like air-conditioning, music system, height adjust and lumbar support at the driver’s seat, and electrically operated mirrors are common for both the cars. However, Xylo has been equipped with additional features such as multi-information display and parking sensors with mirror mounted display which are absent in Grande. Although both the vehicles are seven seaters, the seats are much comfortable and supportive in case of Xylo. Even, the legroom in between the sitting rows are more spacious in case of Xylo than that of Grande.
It is true that Xylo is more spacious and comfortable than that of Tata Grande. Nevertheless, you will find that the luggage carrying capacity of Grande is much more in comparison to Xylo. You not only can fold and but completely remove the rear row to stack in additional luggage. This is never so in case of Xylo in which you will only be able to fold the rear most seat for increasing the storage space a bit. However, if you really care about the quality of ride of your vehicle then you will find Xylo better because it offers the same smoothness of drive through smooth highways as well as through rocky and bumpy roads of the city. You will find Xylo performing really better than Grande especially when you drive the car at a high speed and accelerate. But in case of fuel efficiency, Tata Grande will score over Mahindra Xylo.
You have to choose between either the engine capacity or the power if you are to compare between Mahindra Xylo and Tata Sumo Grande. This is because when you compare Tata Sumo Grande MK II EX with that of Mahindra Xulo D2 BS3, you will find that the engines are 2.2L DICOR with 2179 cc displacement and mDI CRDe with 2489 cc displacement respectively. Thus, here Xylo scores over Grande. However, in case of maximum power and maximum torque Grande is better than that of Xylo because its power and torque are 120 BHP @ 4000 RPM and 250 Nm @ 3000 RPM respectively. In contrast, the power and torque of Xylo are 92 BHP @ 3600 RPM and 218 Nm @ 2600 RPM respectively. In addition to this, the tyre pressure and specifications of Grande are better than that of Xylo because Grande comes with 235/70 R16 tyres whereas Xylo comes with 205/65 R15 tyres.
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