Tuesday, May 16, 2017
By Kamal Swami
Generation Third of Maruti Suzuki Dzire Launched
Country’s leading car maker Maruti Suzuki India Limited has finally launched the third generation of its highly awaited, anticipated and acclaimed Swift Dzire in Indian car maker with starting price of Rs. 5.45 lakh for the base variant and going high up-to Rs. 9.41 lakh for top end variant, both the prices are ex-showroom prices, New Delhi. The new Dzire is based on company’s HEARTECT platform which despite of quite stronger than its predecessors is light weighted. The new Dzire has been launched to compete against its existing contenders Volkswagen Ameo, Honda Amaze and Hyundai Xcent.
Mechanically the new Dzire sports existing engine configurations of 1.2 litre 4 cylinder K-Series petrol and 1.3 litre 4 cylinder DDiS 190 diesel engine that are capable of generating the power of 82 bhp and torque of 113Nm and 74 bhp and torque of 190Nm respectively. The transmission duties will be managed by five speed manual transmission system as standard feature followed by five speed AMT gearbox offered in top end variants starting from V. Both the variants are endorsed to deliver ARAI approved average of 22 kmpl and 28.40 kmpl, by petrol and diesel variants respectively.
Talking about the features offered in new Dzire the top end variant bestows contemporary features like LED projector headlamps with DRLs, seven inch infotainment system with Apple Car Play, electronic retractable ORVMs, automatic climate control with rear AC vents, rear defogger, leather covered steering wheel, start/stop button, front fog lamps, precision cut alloy wheels, reverse parking sensors and reverse parking camera, and many more. The list of standard features include LED high mounted stop lamp, LED tail lamp cluster, roof mounted antenna, dual colored interiors, and MID screen in the instrument cluster. The list of safety features include dual front airbags, ISOFIX child seat anchor mounts, ABS+EBD and Brake Assist System as standard feature.