In a bid to revive its offering in the sub-compact sedan space, Maruti Suzuki country’s leading car maker launched the next generation Dzire sedan in the country earlier this month. Priced at INR 5.45 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) for the base variant, the new Maruti Suzuki Dzire model is priced slightly higher than the predecessor as the fact that it now comes with more features and proportionate design elements. Taking the future safety norms in consideration, the car maker has incorporated the new Dzire with dual airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX child seat mounts as standard fitment. Moreover, proportionate exterior design, feature rich cabin space, tried and test powerhouse options and more safety oriented features are some of the main highlight of the new Maruti Dzire 2017. The company has received over 33,000 bookings for all-new Dzire with waiting period of 8 weeks. We list down all the necessary detail that you should know about the new sedan. Also Read: 2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire crosses 44,000 bookings; Waiting period is 8 weeks
Design: The third generation Maruti Suzuki Dzire 2017 now comes with stylish yet proportionate design which is accentuated by hexagonal front grille, projector headlamps, LED DRLs, all-new front bumper, fog lamp that gives the sedan with a premium look. The side profile too gets an appealing look as it sports body coloured ORVMs with integrated side indicators, body coloured door handles, and multi-spoke alloy wheels. The rear profile of the sedan gets Dzire badging at the right side, new boot design, and all-new LED tail lamps. See More: New upcoming Maruti Suzuki cars to be launched in India in FY2017-18; S-Cross facelift, Vitara Brezza Petrol & new Swift
Platform: The new generation Dzire sub-compact sedan is based on the new Suzuki HEARTECT platform which also underpins the current generation Baleno. This new platform will also form base for the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Swift 2017 which will be launched in India next year. The upcoming car will be lighter in weight thanks to its lightweight platform which will play an essential role in fuel efficiency. Also See: New Maruti Dzire with boosterjet not on cards; 2018 Maruti Swift RS could launch in India instead
Variants: As far as the variant details are concerned, the all new Maruti Dzire 2017 is offered in 4 trim levels – L, V, Z and Z+ of which LXI/LDI formulate base variants while ZXI+/ZDI+ constitutes the top end variants. The new generation Dzire 2017 will be available in 14 variants.
Dimensions: In terms of dimensions, the car gets a length of 3995mm, height of 1,515mm and width of 1,735mm. It also gets a longer wheelbase which is 40mm wider that offers extra shoulder room at the front and rear by 20mm and 30mm respectively. Also Read: New Maruti Suzuki Dzire VS Tata Tigor; Price, Features, Images, Interior & other details
Features: Feature-wise, the new Maruti Dzire sedan now gets a 7-inch infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android and Mirror-link compatibility, auto climatic control, flat bottomed wooden inserted multi-functional steering wheel, start/stop button and much more.
Safety: Coming to the safety aspect, the forthcoming all-new Dzire sedan comes equipped with dual airbags, ABS with EBD, ISOFIX mounts as standard across all the variants.
Engine Specifications: The new Dzire sedan continues to source its power from the same set of engines as seen on the current generation wherein the petrol unit comes with a 1.2-litre K-series petrol unit while the diesel variant gets 1.3-litre DDiS unit. The petrol unit can easily produce 84bhp of max power and peak torque of 114 Nm while the diesel engine can effortlessly develop max power of 74 BHP and 190 Nm of max torque. Both the engines come mated to a 5-speed gearbox as standard and 5-speed AMT unit as optional. See More: New generation 2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire: Top 6 lesser known facts about new DZire
Mileage: The new Dzire will be the most fuel efficient car in the league with 28.4 kmpl for diesel and 22 kmpl for petrol respectively. Moreover, the diesel variant which is capable of returning 28.4 kmpl is also the most fuel efficient car in the country.
Colour: The overall appeal of the car is enhanced by the exterior tone which includes 3 all-new exterior shades – Oxford Blue, Sherwood Brown, Gallant Red, Arctic White, Silky Silver and Magma Gray. Also See: New Maruti Dzire 2017 vs Ford Aspire comparison: Price in India, features, mileage, variants & dimensions
Competition: The newly launched Dzire sedan continue to take on the rivals such as newly launched Hyundai Xcent, Honda Amaze, Volkswagen Ameo, Ford Aspire and others.
Price: As the new Dzire is more safety oriented, stylish and premium than the current model, the sedan gets an introductory prices in the bracket of INR 5.45 lakh to INR 9.41 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).