Home-grown auto giant, Mahindra launched its new utility passenger car – Mahindra Marazzo in 2018 at a starting price of Rs. 10 lakhs. It bridges the gap between popular market models of Toyota Innova Crysta and Maruti Suzuki Ertigo in terms of both specifications and price. With one year down the line, these two cars are available as both new and used cars. Let us look at the specifications and features of Mahindra Marazzo and Toyota Innova Crysta and assess which car fairs better than the other.

Mahindra Marazzo 

Variant: (M8) – 13.9 Lakhs

Specifications: 1.5 litre 1,497cc Engine | 6-gear Manual Transmission | 122.6PS Power | 300Nm Torque | 17.3 kmpl Mileage (claimed) | 7,8 Seating Capacity 

Dimension: 4,585mm x 1,868mm x 1,774mm

Some unique features to the car include an emergency call feature, automatic climate control, smart parking system, rear brakes, fog lamps, auto USB and Android system. The stylish interiors designed by Pininfarina and the driving experience is also light and refined. This spacious car guarantees to deliver a great drive across various roads and conditions. The 1.5ltr engine does fall short on ghats and slope. However, in towns and on a highway, it is a comfortable engine to steer with. The car is available in 4 variants with 7 and 8 seater options to choose from. Its price range falls between Rs. 10 lakhs and Rs. 15 lakhs and gives a tough beating to both smaller calls and bigger competitors at the same time.

Toyota Innova Crysta

Variant: (GX MT) – 15.7 Lakhs

Specifications: 2.4 litre 2,393cc Engine | 5-gear Dual Transmission | 150PS Power | 343Nm Torque | NA Mileage (claimed) | 7,8 Seating Capacity 

Dimension: 4,735mm x 1,830mm x 1,795mm

Toyota has added new features for the users with Crysta like perforated leather seats, embossed “Crysta” symbols, heat avoiding glass, charging ports, stylish leather upholstery, etc. The car offers an industry best sport-mode in this segment, and its powerful engine and optimal performance are no surprise, given Toyota’s commitment to delivering the best to its customers. It is an upgrade in terms of its edgy and muscular exterior design, compared to older Innova models. The new Crysta offers a better engine, superior design features and greater comfort, with the traditional trust of Innova.

Conclusion

If you’re a customer who’s on a hunt for a 7-seater Utility passenger car with top-notch specs and great looks, Mahindra Marazzo cuts a value for money alternative. It offers great design and comfort to the passenger, with multiple variants and colour options. However, if you’re on the hunt for a car that delivers ultimate power, performance, deliverance, all coupled in a stylish new exterior, Toyota Innova Crysta is the car for you. It does come at a much higher cost compared to the Marazzo, but it brings so much more to the table. If you’re searching for a second-hand car, then the prices will come down for Crysta, making it comparatively more affordable, especially with the convenient option of a used car finance. Evaluate the features and specifications of the two cars before you make your next used car buy. Buying a car can often be a big financial commitment. Let Tata Capital’s used car loan or second-hand car loan take care of the same. With attractive interest rates and processing terms, visit your nearest branch today for a quick and convenient used car loan in India.