Tata Manza

(4 / 5) Based on 19 reviews
` 5.72 - 8.03 Lakh*
ex-showroom price in New Delhi
This Model has been discontinued by the manufacturer.
Tata Manza

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Tata Manza Specifications

Dimension & Weights

Overall Length 4413 mm
Overall Width 1703 mm
Overall Height 1550 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm


Torque 200Nm @1750-3000rpm
Displacement 1248 cc
Power 90PS @4000rpm
No of Cylinders 4

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Tata Manza Features

Tata Manza Aqua Safire Aura Safire Aura (ABS) Safire Aura (+) Safire Elan Safire Aqua Quadrajet Aura Quadrajet Aura (+) Quadrajet Aura (ABS) Quadrajet Elan Quadrajet
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Tata Manza Colors

  • Jet Silver
  • Siena Gold
  • Tryian Wine
  • Monarch Red
  • Dew White

Expert Test Drive Review

Tata Manza Front View

The Tata Manza was launched in 2009, but after a long time it was given a face-lift. The changes were more for looks and features. In design terms, the Manza has chrome on the front grill and premium looking chrome on the door handles which makes the care look more appealing. The rear of the car looks clean and uncluttered with its well proportioned neutral design. The car has good build quality compared to the previous generation cars from the Tata stable.Inside, the Manza has dual-tone interiors and the well finished plastic parts and colors lend it an airy feel. The seats have comfortable padding and the interiors are extremely spacious. When you compare it to its competitors the interior quality seems to be much better as well.

It has class leading rear legroom despite the generous amount of seat-travel for the front passengers. The top end variant of the new Tata Manza series, the Tata Manza Elan, comes with a host of premium features like dual tone alloy wheels, burgundy & beige interiors, chrome garnished bottom weather strip, fog lamps, and an all new premium and exclusive Tyrian wine color. Among other high-tech features, the Tata Manza Elan also has 'follow me home headlamps' which stay on for one minute after the car is switched off and can be extended by 30 seconds more by just pressing the lock key again. Led by customer insight, yet another unique feature is the 'delayed power window' even if the windows are left open and the key removed from ignition, they can be rolled up by just pressing the power window switch..... read more

Tata Manza Console

Tata has improved its build quality with the Manza and dual-tone interiors of the car and well finished plastic parts and colors lend it an airy feel. The seats have comfortable padding and the interiors are extremely spacious. When you compare it to its competitors the interior quality seems to be much better as well. It has class leading rear legroom despite the generous amount of seat-travel for the front passengers. Tata Manza has tilt adjustable steering, adjustable driver seats, 4 speaker and two tweeter music system with support for USB, MP3, AUX and Bluetooth capabilities. It also has steering mounted controls. It has a very respectable amount of interior features and comes with a large 460 liter boot to carry your entire luggage.

What we like
Has lots of features and space.
What we don't like
Lacks style and quality.
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Interiors Details

Boot space

Manza Safire offers 460.00 liters. Of boot space which is quite a lot for a car of this size the rear boot has lot of space inside the car boot to carry almost anything.


Manza has a speedometer along with a tachometer which is clearly visible to the drivers eye.

Gear lever

The gear lever is well within the reach of the driver and is quite smooth.

Cup holders

Manza has Both cup holders in the front as well as rear.

Tata Manza Front View

Manza comes out as a striking package with its contemporary looking headlamp design while rest of the car looks quite good. Just like its competitors who cater to chrome loving Indians the top variant of Manza sedan has chrome running around the car. It also has chrome on the front grill and premium looking chrome on the door handles which makes the care look more appealing. The rear of the car looks clean and uncluttered with its well proportioned neutral design. The car has good build quality compared to the previous generation cars from the Tata stable.

What we like
Minor tweaks have made it good looking.
What we don't like
Slightly flabby looking.
  • Tata Manza Side View
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  • Tata Manza Front View

Exteriors Details

Front design

The moment you see the Tata Manza you will notice some similarity of Maruti SX4 and Hyundai Verna. Tata Manza has got dazzling beauty; it is holding positive essential similarities as Indica Vista. The Chrome put in on the chafe rails looks good. The aerodynamic structure is designed in such a way where air intake is easy. The superbly designed head lamps have got extraordinary looks along with well fabricated indicators. The logo of the Tata is neatly carved right at the centre of the well desi

Rear design

The rear design of the car remains the same except few minor changes which are not eye catching.

Side profile

Manza gets a body coloured door handles and a thin line running all the way to the rear of the car the side profile of the Manza looks upmarket and stylish.

Ground Clearance

Manza Safire has a ground clearance of about 165m is quite good.


The Manza has petrol and diesel options. The diesel variant sports a 1.3 liter Fiat MJD producing 89 BHP at 4000 RPM and 200 NM of Torque at 1750 RPM. The diesel Manza is better as it develops more torque and makes for an excellent sedan in the city and on the highway. It has plenty of power and delivers outright performance on the city and highway. It’s an easy car to drive anywhere thanks to its 1.3 liter fiat engine. The petrol variant is a 1.4 liter engine producing 89 BHP at 6000 RPM and 116 NM of torque at 4750 RPM. The engine is smooth and there is decent amount of power there.

What we like
Diesel has strong performance, petrol is smooth.
What we don't like
Petrol needs more power.

Engine & Performance Details


Tata Manza Safire accelerates from 0 - 100 Kmph in 14.91 Seconds so it is pretty fast keeping in mind that it is a mid sized sedan.

Top speed

Tata Manza Safire has a top speed of 168kmph whereas the speedo displayed 170kmph.

In-gear acceleration

Tata Manza can reach 40-60 in just 4.49 seconds on 4th gear and reach 80-100 comfortably in 5.18 sec in the 4th gear.


Tata Manza uses a 5spped manual transmission for all its variants.

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The handling of the Manza is much better than other Tata cars sans the Aria. The hydraulic power steering makes it easy to drive the sedan anywhere. It has decent amounts of feedback from the steering and you will enjoy driving this car. In safety features, the Manza has ABS and dual front airbags.

What we like
Good safety features.
What we don't like
Lacks handling and grip.

Handling Braking & Safety Details


The Tata Manza has got awesome ride and handling. The car swallows potholes like snacks and handles remarkably well for a Tata along with good NVH readings. The steering is light and direct, good for city use but at the same time does not feel as disconnects as in an Aveo or even the Dzire. On the flip side at higher speeds, it doesnt have that ultimate ride and handling mix like the Fiat Linea. The suspension setup is the same as the Vista with independent MacPherson struts at the front and se

Braking performance

Tata Manza uses ventilated discs in the front and drum brakes at the back it is able to stop the car from 100kmph to a stand still 0 3.49seconds.

Safety features

Tata Manza comes with advance safety features to protect the occupants in case of accidents. The safety features like Central Locking, Engine Immobilizer, Child Safety Door Locks, FrontRear Seatbelts, Collapsible Steering, Crumple Zones, ABS (Anti Lock Braking System), dual front Airbags, remote keyless entry, retractor, pretensioners, front Fog lamp and seat belt warning etc ensures security for the passengers.


ABS is present in the Tata Manza Safire.

Traction control

There is no traction control in the Tata Manza.

Tata Manza has the upper hand here as far as ride quality and comfort are concerned. Manza is well built and capable of handling the worst of the Indian road conditions. It has fairly neutral handling capabilities which seem much better compared to the older generation Tata which is certainly a positive factor affecting buyer judgment. Tata has done well to tune the suspension correctly and it does well to aid driver needs and lets you enjoy the drive.

What we like
Has good ride and goes over bad roads easily.
What we don't like
Refinement can be better.

Comfort & Suspension Details


Manza gives its passengers with loads of comfort the following features are available HVAC with electric controls Tilt Adjustable Power Steering Power Windows- Front One Shot power window Down movement - Driver side Power Windows- Rear Adjustable head rest on front seat Lumbar support for front seats - 2-Way adjustable Height Adjustable Driver's seat Rear seat with 100% foldable back Adjustable rear seat head restraint Rear seat Center Armrest Cup holder on Rear seat Center Armrest B

Front suspension

Tata Manza Safire uses MacPherson strut in the front which handles potholes very effectively.

Rear suspension

Tata Manza uses non independent twist beam coil spring at the back which keeps the car stable at high speeds.

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disappointed with manza
Posted on 1 Feb 10 at 11:07 pm

Pros good looks

Cons braking system failed in 2 weeks

i am regreting after buying indigo manza it is just 2 weeks i got my manza after waiting for 2 months ....& by mistakenly i drove it for some 12 hour when the hand brakes was in on condition & after that it didnt started again ...it is with tata customer care where they says its ABS & braking system both are gone completely so it will not start also unless they are changed & it ll be costing me also like anything.....i read many examples on net where ppl hav by mistakely drove there vehicle with on hand brake but no such severity happen....i m regreting alot as it looks it is a very delicate car to handle....

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A great buy in 2009
Posted on 3 Jan 10 at 8:55 pm

Pros Getting Mileage of 16KMPL(50% City 50% Highway), No Noise, Ingressegrees is good

Cons Average Door Handles, Paint quality

Bought Auro Quadrajet and done 600 Kms on Highway and City equally . I am getting 15.9 KMPL. The suspension is excellent. Noise Level is very low. Rear legroom is beyond compare with good ingressegress. Need to Respect Speed breakers unlike Indigo CS. It scrapes the breaker at high speeds. A friend of mine compared the rear seat to that of the train, which i agree it is very wide and good thigh support.

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Indulgence survey ot TATA Manza
Posted on 9 Feb 10 at 10:52 am

Pros Good looking, fantastic mileage, very comforatable, very low sound level and extremely economical

Cons Music sysstem could have been better with DVDVCD player

I booked Manza Petrol three days after launch on 17th October and got it on 30th November 2009 on my daughter's birthday. Till today I have drive 2000 KM without any trouble. Mileage is about 15 KML in city and about 17 KML on highway. I am extremely happy to have it. I was using Maruti Alto since five years and was thinking to buy Swift Desire but thanks to TATA who gave me such a wonderful car well within my budget. For a family of four its a specious and very economical car. We feel very happy and proud for our Manza.

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16 of 16 users found this review helpful.

Posted on 20 Feb 10 at 4:24 pm

Pros Good looks, good mileage but noise in cabin.

Cons good interiors, comfortable , good boot space.

I have purchased TATA INDIGO MANZA QUADRAJET+ from chandigarh. All my wishes to drive a big car goes away when I drive it. There is noise in the cabin which start irritating me within 2days of driving. Iam having Maruti Dezire which is sound proof in the cabin. There is some abnormal noise in the cabin which I think is noise of gears. I only saw its boot space and good features inside but didnt take this noise seriously. Now I think I have mistaken to buy this vehicle. I would advise other people to compare this noise in cabin with other cars of this segment while purchasing TATA MANZA. TEJINDER SINGH.

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Rocking Manza
Posted on 14 Dec 09 at 7:08 pm

Pros Great Looks , Very good performance

Cons Not found Yet

It really rocks . My girlfriend got inpressed. She really liked it.

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5 of 8 users found this review helpful.

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User Comments of Tata Manza

By kiran Posted on Jan,10,2015 at 16:57 PM

The reverse gear is not of expected quality. The petrol version when driving sounds like a diesel one. The centralized
door locking system is faulty. Doesnt work as expected always.

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