Thursday, November 26

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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