Maruti Swift Dzire is a leading sedan of Indian giant automobile manufacturer Maruti Suzuki. Previously Esteem was dominating the sedan section but gone all those days, the company replaced it by new Maruti Dzire in 2008 soon after the discontinuation of Esteem in 2007 November. Following the success of Swift hatchback, the company introduced Dzire in the Indian car market. Since it is the sedan version of its sibling Swift hatchback, most of the features resemble one another.
Maruti Dzire comes in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol car is powered with the innovative K-12 1.2 Litre petrol engine, which is BS IV complaint and has MPFI supply system with the displacement of 1197 cc. The BS IV emission compliance of K-series engine makes the car eco-friendly and keeps the environment green. The maximum output of power and torque of this car are 85 ps @ 6000 rpm and 113 nm at 4500 rpm respectively. The diesel car is equipped with 1.3 Liter engine, Double Over Head Camshaft (DOHC) with the displacement of 1248 cc and that can churn out the maximum power and torque of 75 ps @ 4000 rpm and 190 nm at 2000 rpm respectively. For the record, the DOHC helps to reduce the vibration and noise even at high speed and makes the car fuel efficient.
Both the engines of Maruti Dzire are highly fuel efficient and they stand distinct when coming to mileage. The petrol version delivers a mileage of 13.2 km per liter in city and 17.1 km per liter in highway where as the diesel version delivers a mileage of 15.8 km per liter in heavy traffic city road and 23.2 km per liter in highways. As we seen above, the model is available in both petrol and diesel engines in six variants in India and the variants are LXI 1.2 BS IV (petrol, VXi 1.2 BS-IV (petrol), ZXi 1.2 BS-IV (petrol), LDi 1.3 BS IV (diesel), VDi 1.3 BS IV (diesel) and ZDi 1.3 BS IV (diesel). All the variants are economical and affordable as Swift Dzire prices range between 5 lacs and 7.5 lacs only.
Maruti Swift Dzire comes in attractive colors and the available colors in India are - metallic midnight black, metallic clear beige, metallic sovereign blue, metallic azure grey, pearl metallic arctic white, metallic silky silver and solid bright red. The sedan is loaded with ample of innovative safety features like dual front airbags, crash-resistant frame, seat belts with pretensioners, Anti-Breaking System with Electronic Braking force Distribution, collapsible steering column and many others.
As a conclusion Maruti Swift Dzire is an affordable car that not only comes with high performance engine but it also has ample of color choice, great safety features, better mileage and after-sales service.