Maruti Swift DZire Petrol LXi Review
Best Selling Compact SedanMonday, November 18, 2013
Maruti Swift DZire is the most popular and best-selling compact sedan in India. It has got better looks, better performance, improved CO2 emissions and better fuel economy than other sedans of its segment. It is based on the 2011 model of Swift hatchback and Maruti kept its length less than 4 metres to get the benefit on excise duty. Its exterior gives a superior feel with black matte finishing on front grille with round fog lights, new stylish boot design and tail lights, chrome strip above registration plate and body colored stylish bumper.
On the interior, it is decorated with beige and black color, quality fabric for upholstery, adjustable driver and passenger seats with seat belts and vast space with boot space of about 316 litres. For the comfort of the passengers, this sedan is equipped with power steering with audio controls, AC with Automatic Climate Control System, central locking, power windows, height adjustable driver seat, fog lights, rear defogger, spacious dashboard, 14 and 15-inch alloy wheels, electronically adjustable ORVMs, adjustable driver seat's head restraint, boot-lid and fuel-lid opener, cigarette lighter and antenna.
The dashboard is equipped with a digital trip meter, tachometer, temperature indicator and a digital clock. The music system of this sedan is compatible for CD, WMA and MP3 player and FM and AM tuner with powerful speakers. Swift DZire is equipped with both petrol and diesel engines. The 1197cc 1.2L VVT K-series petrol engine gives a maximum power of 86 bhp at 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 114 Nm at 4000 rpm and is mated with five speed manual transmission. It reaches 0-100kmph mark in 13.8 seconds and has a top speed of 169kmph and gives a mileage of 13kmpl in the cities and 19.1kmpl on the highways. The 1248cc 1.3L DOHC CRDi diesel engine has a maximum power of 75 bhp at 4000 rpm and a maximum torque of 190 Nm at 2000 rpm and is mated with five speed manual transmission.
It has optimized NVH levels and ERG cooling system and follows BS IV emission norms. It has a top speed of 162kmph and reaches 0-100kmph mark in 14.9 seconds and gives a mileage of 17kmpl in the cities and 23.4kmpl on the highways. As far as safety of everyone is concerned, this sedan is equipped with dual Airbags, collapsible steering wheel column, ABS with EBD, Booster Assist, Demister for foggy weathers, front and rear fog lamps, side impact torsion beams, high mounted stop lamp, double horn, computerized system for keeping unwanted guests out, child lock and key-in alarm in case you forget to remove the key from ignition.
It has disk brakes at front and drum brakes at rear. The suspension of this car is a McPherson strut with coil spring in the front and a torsion beam with coil spring in the rear. The new Maruti Swift DZire has seven variants, four of petrol and three of diesel. They are LXi, VXi, VXi Automatic, ZXi, LDi, VDi and ZDi. It has seven vibrant shades which are Pacific Blue, Arctic White, Bright Red, Silky Silver, Glistening Grey, Clear Beige and Midnight Black. It has a price range between INR 4.81-7.34 lakhs (approx., may vary). Overall, this sedan is a perfect combination of style, luxury, performance, speed, comfort and price and the brand name of Indian's favourite Maruti is enough to boost its sale.