2012 Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire midsized sedan launched at a price of Rs 479,000

Maruti Suzuki has launched the all new DZire midsized sedan in India with an introductory price of Rs 479,000 for the base variant. In all, 7 new variants of the new Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire will be available in the Indian auto industry with a price range of Rs 479,000 to Rs 709,000. Earlier today, India’s largest car maker, Maruti Suzuki posted an impressive growth rate of 5.4% for the month of January 2012, but it was not enough as they had another ace up their sleeve for today, the all new Swift DZire sedan. Maruti Suzuki and their vendors, together invested about Rs 230 crores for new Swift DZire.

Engine and Interiors

Maruti Suzuki is able to reduce the price of all new Swift DZire because the overall length of the car is now below 4 meters, 3.95 mts to be precise, which attracts lower excise duty compared to the older DZire which was longer than 4 meters. Under the hood of the new DZire you will find the same engine options, 1.3L MultiJet diesel and 1.2L K Series petrol. On the inside of the new DZire, you will see a new dash with dual tone finish, roofline that is higher by 25 mm and beige themed upholstery.

Mileage & Pricing

New Swift Dzire petrol returns ARAI certified mileage of 19.1 kmpl while diesel DZire gives a mileage of 23.4 kmpl. Petrol variants of new Swift Dzire are named LXi, VXi and ZXi. They are priced at Rs 479,000, Rs 532,000 and Rs 619,000 respectively. Swift DZire diesel too will be offered in three variants – LDi, VDi, and ZDi. Price of Swift Dzire diesel variants is Rs 580,000, Rs 631,000 and Rs 709,000 respectively. All these above variants come with manual transmission. There is one automatic variant as well, 2012 Swift DZire VXi Automatic- available for a price of Rs 654,000.


Maruti Suzuki 2012 Swift DZire sedan is packed with features. After seeing the car, one would not hesitate to say that this is one of the best value for money car in the country. Features of Swift Dzire include auto climate control, electronic ORVM’s, new instrument cluster, ABS, dual SRS Airbags, integrated music system, color display, and steering mounted controls.

All prices above are ex-showroom, New Delhi.