Maruti Suzuki launches new compact, powerful, fuel efficient Swift DZire variants
India’s car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Limited, launches its next generation new compact sedan, Swift DZire, in diesel and petrol variants. The petrol version of the more compact and revamped Swift Dzire is priced between Rs 4.79 lakh and 6.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) and the new Swift Dzire diesel models are carrying price tags between Rs 5.80 lakh and Rs 7.09 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
The sub-4000 mm long new Swift DZire is wider, taller, has a larger wheel base. The new Swift DZire is more fuel efficient by almost 7 per cent in petrol and 8 per cent in diesel models.
The refreshed Swift DZire avatar has 3995mm length, 1695mm width, which is 5mm wider than the existing Swift Dzire model. In addition, the newly launched Swift Dzire has a height of 1555mm with a larger wheel base of 2430mm, which is 40mm larger than the existing model. The all new Swift Dzire offers tighter turning radius of 4.8m and has ground clearance of 170mm. The optimized boot now measures 316 litres.
The front fascia of the revamped Swift Dzire now sports a uniquely designed bumper and grill, carries Suzuki’s characteristic U-Line theme, powerful fog lamps, and character lines on bonnet. Other modifications on the exteriors include ORVM mounted turn signal indicators, characteristic vertical lamps, motion theme alloy wheels and a wrap around cabin wind screen. The rear looks sportier with rear positioned antenna, integrated spoiler and trapezoidal tail lamps. The strong shoulder line and U-line theme is carried from the front for visual continuity.
The company enhanced the fuel efficiency of the new Swift Dzire. The petrol variant offers fuel efficiency of 19.1 km per litre (6.7 per cent higher than the existing Swift DZire at 17.9 kmpl).Similarly, the diesel variant returns a 7.8 per cent improved fuel efficiency of 23.4 kmpl (as compared to 21.7 kmpl than the existing Swift DZire).
The new 4-speed Automatic Transmission on the VXi trim (VXi AT) gives a fuel efficiency of over 17.4 kmpl.
The all new Swift Dzire petrol variant with 5-speed gearbox is powered by the all new K-12M VVT engine, which delivers a peak power of 87 Ps @ 6000 rpm and peak torque of 114Nm @ 4000 rpm.
The diesel variant of Swift Dzire with 5-speed gearbox is powered by a D13A DDiS intercooler turbocharger engine delivering maximum power of 75 Ps @ 4000 rpm and torque of 190 Nm @ 2000 rpm, said the company.
The top speed of the new compact Swift Dzire is 160 kmph. The petrol Swift Dzire zooms 0 to 100 kmph in 12.6 sec and the diesel version zips 0 to 100 kmph in 14.8 sec, said the company.
The refurbished Swift Dzire has a colour lines up of Pacific Blue (new), Glistening Grey (new), Bright Red Arctic, White Clear Beige, Silky Silver and Midnight Black
Introductory prices of petrol (ex showroom Delhi)
PETROL LXi VXi VXi-AT ZXi
Price Rs 4.79 lakh Rs 5.32 lakh Rs 6.54 lakh Rs 6.19 lakh
DIESEL LDi VDi ZDi
Price Rs 5.80 lakh Rs 6.31 lakh Rs 7.09 lakh