After months of speculations, spy shots, leaked details, etc, Maruti Suzuki officially launched the much awaited DZire facelift in the market today.
Priced from Rs 5.07 lakhs, DZire facelift is offered in a choice of seven trims – 4 petrol and 3 diesel. The four petrol trims are LXi, LXi (O), VXi, and ZXi; while diesel trims are LXi, VXi and ZXi. The VXi trim is offered in both manual as well as automatic transmission.
2015 Maruti Swift DZire brochure reveals all the changes incorporated, as compared to the old DZire. Exteriors now get a new grille, new alloys, new wheel plates, rear parking sensors, revised ORVM design and electric ORVMs. New features on board the 2015 DZire include keyless entry, push button start/stop, new upholstery, better music system with 6 speakers and Bluetooth connectivity.
Apart from the cosmetic changes, Maruti engineers have also updated the engine on offer with new DZire. Though the engines are the same 1.3l diesel and 1.2l petrol, their output has been slightly tuned to offer better fuel efficiency.
As compared to old DZire petrol, the new one now delivers 84.3 PS and 115 Nm torque while mileage claimed for MT is at 20.85 kmpl and AT is at 18.5 kmpl (old delivered 87 PS and 114 Nm, mileage 19.1 kmpl MT and 17.4 kmpl AT).
For diesel, new DZire delivers 75 PS power and 190 Nm torque. Though there is no change in the power output of diesel mill, there is a huge improvement in fuel efficiency. The new DZire diesel variant claims mileage of 26.59 kmpl, about 13% more than the old DZire. This also means new Maruti DZire is the most fuel efficient car in India (beating current No 1 Ciaz’s claim of 26.2 kmpl).
All mileage figures are claimed by Maruti Suzuki. Just like many of our readers, who are wondering how is it possible for the DZire to deliver more mileage as compared to its hatchback sibling, Swift, here’s what Maruti has to say – The increase in mileage is due to remapping ECU, revised fuel injection systems, and using specially developed engine oil.
Get to know more about the 2015 DZire in official brochure scans below: