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Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire

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Last Updated: 2015-04-15

Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire, a Sedan has 8 versions available in India. Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire has 5 Petrol cars and 3 Diesel cars. Other popular cars in the similar price range of Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire are Chevrolet Sail, Hyundai Xcent and Toyota Etios Cross. Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire comes in 7 colours, namely, Arctic White, Bright Red, Clear Beige, Glistening Grey, Midnight Black, Pacific Blue, Silky Silver.

Summary

First launched in 2008, the Swift Dzire has been among the most successful Maruti Suzuki cars in India. The car entered its second generation in 2012 when the company developed an all new model of the car on the new-gen Swift platform. Unlike the previous generation, the 2012 model measured below 4 metres. The latest updated given to the car was in February 2015, when it received minor cosmetic, mechanical and feature updates.

The 2015 Dzire received a single slat grille, body colored bumper, bigger headlights, new fog lamps and turn indicators integrated ORVMs.  With features like engine start-stop button, updated music system, rear power socket and few other, the Swift Dzire has certainly become more feature-rich than before.

Though the engine options of the car remained unchanged, they were tuned for better fuel efficiency. Churning out 74bhp, 190Nm, the diesel engined version of the car returns 26.59Km/l that makes it India’s most fuel-efficient model. The petrol model, on the other hand, churns out 83bhp and 115Nm while returning 20.85Km/l of mileage.

Further to this, read Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire Road Test details by our expert.

Price

The various fuel trims in Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire are priced differently. The Diesel trims are priced between Rs. 6,65,335/- to Rs. 8,12,829/-. The Petrol trims of Maruti Suzuki New Swift DZire start at Rs. 5,36,264/-.

Exterior

Since the Swift Dzire is based on the Swift, it looks very similar to its hatchback sibling. The 2015 Swift Dzire facelift received bigger headlights, single slate black grille, revised fog lamps and body colored bumper. The base and mid variants are equipped with 14-inches 165/80 R14 steel wheels, while the top-model is offered with 15-inches 185/65 R15 alloys.

Interior

The compact sedan is very spacious and up-market from inside. The dual-tone interior, silver chromed centre console, black painted door panels and dashboard and silver lining door handles, AC vents and steering wheel add premium touch its interior. It is equipped various comfort-enhancing features such as, engine start-stop butto, Nippon music system with 4-speakers, 2-tweeters, FM radio and USB connectivity, adjustable headrest, height adjustable seatbelts, automatic climate control, steering mounted controls, electronic ORVMs, a rear centre armrest and many more.

Engine Transmission

The Maruti Suzuki new Swift Dzire is available in two engine options- a 1.2-litre K-Series petrol and a 1.3-litre Multijet diesel engine. The 1197cc, oil-burner produces a maximum power of 83bhp at 6000rpm with torque of 115Nm at 4000rpm. The Multijet diesel engine churns out a maximum power of 74bhp at 4000rpm with a peak torque of 190Nm at 2000rpm. A 5-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic gearbox are on offer.

Performance and Handling

Both the engines are refined and powerful, and the driving dynamics and handling are pretty impressive. The increased wheelbase and wider wheels improve its high speed stability. The suspension is tuned for better comfort.

Braking System

The front ventilated disc brakes and rear drum brakes enhance stopping strength of the car. The ABS with brake assist is offered on more expensive variants.

Mileage

The 1248 cc Diesel - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 25 kmpl in city and 27 kmpl on highways, while the Petrol variant offers a mileage of 18 kmpl on urban roads and 20 kmpl and freeways, respectively.

Safety Features

The compact sedan is loaded with several safety features such as engine drag control system, ELR seatbelts, door ajar warning, engine immobilizer, side impact beams, halogen headlamps, central locking and more. Features like front dual SRS airbags and ABS with brake assist are offered on top variants only.

Verdict

With a class-leading mileage of 26.59kmpl, spacious and feature-rich cabin, the new Swift Dzire is one of the best Maruti Suzuki cars in India today.

Competition

Maruti Suzuki New Swift Dzire Vs Honda Amaze

Based on the Brio platform, the Honda Amaze looks sportier and more outgoing than the new Swift Dzire. The Amaze has more powerful engine, though, Maruti’s compact sedan takes a lead in terms of driving dynamics, ride quality and fuel efficiency.

Pros

  1. Comfort-enhancing features
  2. Mileage
  3. Engine performance (diesel)
  4. High speed handling
  5. Maruti’s after sales services

Cons

  1. Rear end styling
  2. Limited safety features
  3. VDI and VXI variants lack airbag protection
  4. Base variant lacks audio system and tachometer
  5. Pricing could be more competitive
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