Saturday, July 4

3rd generation Maruti Dzire unveiled. Launch on May 16, 2017

Maruti Suzuki today revealed the 3rd generation Dzire sedan. Based on the same platform of Baleno, the Dzire is still a subcompact sedan and sits below 4 metres at 3995 mm.


More details:


The Maruti Suzuki Dzire will come in four trims –

  • Petrol- LXi, VXi, ZXi and ZXi+
  • Diesel- LDi, VDi, ZDi and ZDi+


There will be six colours to choose from –

  • Oxford Blue
  • Sherwood Brown
  • Gallant Red
  • Artic White
  • Silky Silver
  •  Magma Grey

Exterior features –

  • Looks much more modern than the car it replaces.
  • New platform – Suzuki’s B platform or ‘Heartect’. Derivative of the same platform that the Baleno is built on.
  • Lighter than the previous car, with the diesel weighing 105 kgs lighter and the petrol being 85 kgs lighter now.
  • The new Dzire gets elongated and bigger-looking bonnet with polygonal front grille, finished in chrome.
  • Top-spec gets LED projector headlamps and LED daytime running lights.
  • The car looks long, much more sedan like especially front three quarters.
  • The LED taillamp has a signature design cue (available as standard across variants).
  • Wheel sizes will be 14” as standard and 15” on the Zxi/Zdi trim. Top spec gets two-tone alloy wheel pattern.


Interior –

  • The twin-pod instrument cluster with white surround.
  • Switchgear from the Ignis,
  • Flat bottomed partially wood-covered steering wheel.
  • Touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Mirror Link and Android Auto.
  • Revised upholstery.
  • 50mm more kneeroom at the rear.
  • Central rear AC vent

Safety –

  • Safer than the outgoing version.
  • Dual airbags, ABS along with ISOFIX seat mounts as standard.
  • Also complies to pedestrian as well as off set crash test.

Dimensions –

  • Increased boot space by 60 litres.
  • Wider by 20mm
  • Wheelbase gone up by 20mm.
  • Lighter by 105 kg than its predecessor.
  • Ground clearance reduced by 7mm and now stands at 163mm.

Engine –

  • Yet to be announced but expect the tried and tested 1.2 litre VVT petrol and the 1.3 DDiS diesel.

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