Maruti Suzuki Dzire: Everything you need to know

first_imgMaruti Suzuki will launch the 2017 Dzire in India on May 16, with the company officially commencing with the pre-bookings for an initial amount of Rs 11,000. Now in its 3rd generation, the new Dzire gets its own badge minus the Swift tag. Maruti Suzuki has till date sold 13.81 lakh units of the model in India since its launch in March 2008. Last full model change of the Dzire happened in February 2012, which the company launched with the AGS technology.Can Maruti Suzuki create the same magic with the new generation Dzire as the previous Swift Dzire? Only time will tell. But, for now, we tell you everything you need to know about the new generation Maruti Suzuki Dzire.Price:We expect the new generation Dzire to come for a base price of Rs 6 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) and Rs 9 lakh (ex showroom, New Delhi) for the top end variant.2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire. (Photo: Rahul Ghosh)Engine:The new generation Maruti Suzuki Dzire will come with the same 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 83 bhp of maximum power and 115 Nm of maximum torque, while the Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre multi-jet diesel engine churns out peak power of 74 bhp and peak torque of 190 Nm.2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire. (Photo: Rahul Ghosh)Transmission:Both the engines will come mated to a AGS unit. The petrol engine will also come mated to a five-speed manual transmission.Design:The new generation Dzire will come with a completely new and fresh look. Maruti Suzuki Dzire has been redesigned with a hexagonal grille with a chrome strip around it. The front bumper  and the headlamp cluster gets an appealing makeover. At the rear, the new generation Dzire gets minor cosmetic change as the tail lamps has a revised design. The new Dzire will also sport new projector headlamps, LED DRLs and redesigned alloy wheels.advertisement2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire. (Photo: Rahul Ghosh)Dimensions:The new generation Dzire will be 3995 mm in length, 1735 mm in width, 1515mm in height and 163 mm of ground clearance.Features:The new generation Maruti Suzuki Dzire will come with an upgraded list of features to compete with its competition in the segment. The list includes touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Bluetooth, USB and Aux-in among others.2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire. (Photo: Rahul Ghosh)Competition:The new generation Maruti Suzuki Dzire will compete against the recently launched Hyundai Xcent facelift, new Tata Tigor, Honda Amaze, Ford Aspire and Volkswagen Ameo.ALSO READ:New Maruti Suzuki Dzire will be most fuel efficient diesel car in IndiaALSO READ:2017 Maruti Suzuki Dzire vs 2015 Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzirelast_img

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