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Monday, March 19, 2012

By Pawan Rana

Maruti Swift Dzire Tour, the Taxi avatar to launch next month

The fate of Maruti Swift Dzire sedan is finally decided after the launch of the New Maruti Swift Dzire. Maruti has rebadged the Maruti Swift Dzire full sized sedan for the Taxi segment. It is now Maruti Swift Dzire Tour. The all-new Dzire Tour will be available in two models only - Maruti Swift Dzire Tour LXi and Maruti Swift Dzire LDi. The Dzire Tour LXi price is Rs 4.88 lakh while the diesel variant Swift Dzire Tour LDi price is Rs 5.91 lakh. All prices ex-showroom New Delhi. It is now the most affordable offering among Taxi segment petrol and diesel cars.

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Both the petrol and diesel models have basic features that include, air conditioning, power steering, back bumpers, steel wheels and ORVMs and door handles. The new Dzire Tour will be sold in the taxi segment and tour operators will be buying it like anything. The all-new Tour version of the Dzire will be up on sales starting this April. Positioning it under Rs 5 lakh indicate that Maruti is in a serious mood to give a fight to Toyota Etios and Mahindra Verito that are also selling like hotcakes in the Taxi and tour segment. The big boot with the same trust and brand value is expected to plus for the new Maruti sedan.  

Maruti Swift Dzire Pictures

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At the time of Maruti Swift Dzire compact sedan version launch, Maruti had indicated that it will dedicate the full sized Dzire to the taxi segment and it has now done so and exceedingly well as the Dzire Tour price starts at Rs 4.88 lakh. The diesel Tour that starts at Rs 5.91 lakh is also the cheapest sedan in this segment. Only Tata Indigo XL matches this price and the Tour is cheaper than is costlier than other Taxi segment cars including Mahindra Verito and Toyota Etios.

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