New Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire launched at Rs 5.99 lakh

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Maruti Suzuki has launched the updated Swift Dzire in India at a starting price of Rs 5.07 lakh, ex-Delhi. Top-end Maruti Suzuki Swift Dzire diesel priced at Rs 7.81 lakh. Four new color added to the line.Changes to the exterior include a thick chrome bar across the grille, and new bumpers, fog lamps with the same L-shaped inserts as the Swift, fresher looking alloys for the top-end variants and black inserts in the headlamps. There are also parking sensors at the rear for higher end trims. Inside the cabin, the changes from the new Swift are carried forward including the push button start, electrically retractable ORVMs, Bluetooth-enabled audio system and new upholstery.

The power train no change, like in the Swift there have been tweaks made to enhance fuel efficiency. The 84.3PS/115Nm 1.2-litre K-series VVT petrol engine gets a higher compression ratio and a compact combustion chamber to increase the fuel efficiency to 20.85kmpl (up from the earlier 17.94kmpl). In the meanwhile, the 1.3l 75PS/190Nm diesel motor has an advanced thermal management system along with engine oil optimised for low friction and modified fuel injection system. In the process, the new Swift Dzire diesel achieves a claimed mileage of 26.59kmpl (up from 23.02kmpl), making it the most fuel efficient diesel car in the country. Maruti is offering a 5-speed manual transmission as standard for both the petrol and diesel engines while the 4-speed automatic can be optioned only on the former.


On the introduction of the new DZire R.S. Kalsi, executive director marketing & sales, Maruti Suzuki India said, “Taking forward our efforts to refresh our existing models, we present new DZire as India’s most fuel efficient car returning fuel efficiency of 26.59kmpl. The rich equipment list on the refreshed Dzire that includes premium features like engine push start / stop system, reverse parking sensors, new motion alloy wheels and Bluetooth with audio etc will be valued by the customers.”

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