Maruti Suzuki India has launched the company’s latest car – Maruti Suzuki Dzire in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 5.45 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the petrol variant and Rs. 6.45 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) for the diesel variant. The car available in six colours, and comes in 14 trims including petrol & diesel variant. The all new Maruti Suzuki Dzire has dropped the Swift moniker from its name and the company has invested about Rs. 1,000 crore in the development. Last month, Maruti unveiled the all new Dzire and the bookings of the car already started at all dealerships. The booking amount is Rs. 11,000 and already the company has received 33,000+ bookings in last 11 days.
The all new Maruti Suzuki Dzire looks quite different from the Swift Dzire. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire in its new avatar hosts several features like it is lighter (weighs 85kg less on petrol variant while 105Kg less on diesel variant) and build on all new Suzuki’s lightweight HEARTECT platform. The company claims that it is more structurally rigid, and it is now offset as well as side-crash compliant. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire features wide grille flanked LED projector headlamps, chrome smattering on the bumper, 15-inch diamond cut alloys and LED tail lamps with a signature light for a distinctive touch. The all new Maruti Suzuki Dzire measures 3995mm in length, 1735mm in width, and 1515mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2450mm. When compared, the all new Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 40mm wider, the shoulder room increased by 20mm, the rear shoulder room increased by 30mm, and the wheelbase is increased by 20mm. In addition to this, there is an increase of 55mm in rear legroom. Talking about the boot space, the all new Maruti Suzuki Dzire has boot space of 378 litres which is 63 litres more when compared with Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire. The ground clearance on new Dzire is 163mm and when compared with older one, the ground clearance is decreased by 7mm.
The new Dzire cabin boasts new interface and it comes with leather-wrapped steering, flat-bottom steering wheel and auto-climate control. The two-tone colour combination looks premium and is complemented with features like touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto, Apple CarPlay as well as MirrorLink. The top-end trim gets a push-button start, electrically adjustable ORVMs and rear AC vents.
Talking about safety, the new Dzire comes with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD and Brake Assist as standard on all trims. In addition to this, the new Dzire comes with ISOFIX child seat mounting points as standard on all trims.
The engine on the new Dzire is same as earlier one but it is more efficient now. The new Dzire petrol variant powered by 1.2-litre K-series 4-pot petrol that churns out 82bhp power at 6000 rpm and produces a peak torque of 113Nm at 4200 rpm while the diesel variant is powered by 1.3-litre DDiS diesel that churns out 74bhp of power at 4000 rpm and produces a peak torque of 190NM at 2000 rpm. Both the engine paired with a 5-speed manual and automatic Manual Transmission options. Talking about the fuel efficiency, the petrol variant delivers 22 kmpl while the diesel variant delivers 28.48 kmpl.
At such a price tag, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire will compete with all new Hyundai Xcent, Volkswagen Ameo, Tata Tigor, Honda Amaze, and the Ford Aspire.
New Maruti Suzuki Dzire Prices in India
Press Release Quote:
Commenting on the launch, Mr Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director & CEO, Maruti Suzuki, said:
“The New Dzire is bound to create plenty of excitement in the Indian automobile market. Dzire was specially created for India and has been one of the most popular brands ever in the Indian automobile industry. Now we have designed a whole New Dzire for sedan customers, to fulfil the growing aspirations of a young and prosperous India.”
Adding further, Mr Ayukawa said:
“The all-New Dzire has the looks and design of an authentic sedan. It is more premium and spacious on the inside, complies with future safety norms and has the convenience of Auto Gear Shift to make the all-New Dzire an irresistible package.”