New-gen Maruti Swift Dzire Coming This Festive Season
Maruti Suzuki’s popular compact sedan – Swift Dzire – is ready to enter in its second generation during this year’s festive season. While its hatchback sibling Swift recently unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the new Maruti Dzire 2017 might have its debut pre-festive period. For 2017, the compact sedan will see comprehensive cosmetic updates inside and out along with a pack of new features.
Furthermore, the new Maruti Swift Dzire will receive Suzuki’s new diesel powertrain benefited with SHVS mild-hybrid technology. Though, it will also continue to carry the current engine setup. Reports suggest that Maruti Suzuki might introduce an optional AMT or CVT gearbox on the vehicle. The rendering, produced by IAB, illustrates design upgrades and gives a glimpse of how the new-gen model may look. The new Maruti Dzire 2017 will see comprehensive cosmetic and mechanical upgrades along with several new features.
New Maruti Dzire 2017 Launch Date
The new-gen Dzire will be the first Swift sibling to be rolled out in the Indian market. The subcompact sedan might have its debut in late summer, and hit showrooms during 2017 festive season (i.e. October – November). Whereas, the 2017 Swift hatchback will arrive at the 2018 Delhi Auto Expo in February. One must note that Maruti Suzuki hasn’t yet confirmed the launch details of both the vehicles.
New Maruti Dzire 2017 Price in India
|Base Model||Rs 6 lakh|
|Top Model||Rs 9 lakh|
The new Maruti Swift Dzire 2017 prices are likely to start from Rs 6 lakh for the base variant, and go up to Rs 9 lakh for the top-spec model.
New Maruti Dzire 2017 Specifications
|Diesel||Suzuki’s new Diesel Unit|
|Petrol||1.2-litre, 4-cylinder K-Series Petrol|
|Maximum Power||83.14bhp @ 6000rpm|
|Maximum Torque||115Nm @ 4000rpm|
|Transmission||5-speed Manual & AMT or CVT|
Mechanically, the new Maruti Swift Dzire 2017 might receive Suzuki’s self-developed diesel engine with SVHS mild hybrid technology. Though, it will also continue to come with the current 1.2-litre, 4-cylinder K-Series petrol motor that’s good enough for 83.14bhp and 115Nm. The conventional 5-speed manual gearbox will perform all transmission duties on the sedan. Speculations are on rife, the 2017 Dzire might come with an automatic manual transmission (AMT) or CVT autobox option.
New Maruti Dzire 2017 Mileage
|Petrol Model||Over 20kmpl|
|SHVS Model||Over 30kmpl|
On the fuel efficiency front, the 2017 Swift Dzire will beat most of its rivals. While its petrol version is estimated to deliver more than 20kmpl, the SHVS variant might return over 30kmpl. With these mileage figure, the 2017 Maruti Swift Dzire SHVS will become India’s most fuel efficient subcompact sedan. However, it is yet to be seemed if Maruti Suzuki boasts its compact sedan with hybrid technology or not.
New Maruti Dzire 2017 Competition
In the sub-compact sedan space, the new Maruti Swift Dzire 2017 will face a close challenge from the Honda Amaze. There will also be some new rivals such as Tata Tigor and Chevrolet Essentia. The subcompact sedan will also take on the Ford Aspire, Volkswagen Ameo and Hyundai Xcent.