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Tata Punch Vs Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza tug of war

A Tug-of-war is not an ideal way to find out the more powerful vehicle, however it gives you an idea of which one is more powerful

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza diesel has more torque but Tata Punch has similar power.

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The Vitara Brezza gets a 1.3-litre four-cylinder diesel engine that generates a maximum power of 90 PS and peak torque of 220 Nm

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is the best-selling utility vehicle in the country. But for a long time now, the manufacturer has stopped selling diesel engines in India. Here is a Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza diesel taking on a brand-new Tata Punch petrol in a tug-of-war. Which one do you think wins?

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza diesel

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The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza diesel showed its mettle and even pulled the Tata Punch for a few times

The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza diesel came with a 1.3-litre DDiS engine sourced from Fiat. It generates a maximum power of 90 PS of maximum power at 4,000 rpm and peak torque of 200 Nm at 1,750 rpm. It came with a five-speed manual transmission.

Tata Punch

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The Tata Punch gets a 1.2-litre three-cylinder petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 86 PS and peak torque of 113 Nm

The newly launched Tata Punch has gained a lot of popularity in the Indian market soon after its launch. Tata claims that they have received the highest ever pre-launch booking for a model. The Punch comes powered only by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that generates a maximum power of 86 PS of peak power at 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 113 Nm at around 3,300 rpm.

Tata Punch Vs Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza: Tug of War

The first session of tug-of-war takes place on dirt. The Tata Punch dominated the first few rounds and pulled the Brezza a few times but then it made a comeback and showed why the diesel engine’s low-end torque matters.

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However, the Vitara Brezza diesel also held its ground and was able to win a round too

The second session took place on the tarmac. Even here, the Tata Punch held its ground. But the Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza did win in a few rounds against the Tata Punch.

What is happening in the video?

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The first session started on the dirt road, in which the Tata Punch was able to pull the Vitara Brezza towards it for a few times

There are multiple factors that decide which car will win in a tug-of-war. Starting with the engine output, condition of the tyre, size of the tyre, weight of the vehicle among others.
The Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza is powered by a diesel engine has the advantage of higher torque output. Even though the power of both the vehicles is almost similar, the Vitara Brezza has the torque advantage, which is why it was able to pull the Punch.

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The Tata Punch, on the other hand, with way less amount of torque but with newer engine, clutch and tyres it gave a tough competition

On the other hand, the Punch has newer tyres that translate into better grip. This is why in certain places, the tyres of Vitara Brezza started to skid while no such thing happened to the Punch.

Source: Anubhav Chauhan - Tata Punch 1.2L VS Brezza 1.3L - TUG OF WAR !

Shantonil Nag
Shantonil Nag
Often living out of suitcases, driving one car after the other to bring you the latest in terms of reviews, opinions and photographs, this man even holds a Guinness record for the longest drive in India without repeating the route. If you don't find him reviewing a car or motorcycle, you'll spot him heading to the hills. An in-house Himalaya expert, putting a car through its paces on desolate mountain roads is what thrills him the most.  Read full bio

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