Maruti Suzuki was launched the third-gen Dzire in India on last may. And with in five months of time, The Maruti Suzuki Dzire has crossed 1 lakh sales milestone in India. Because of the new design and Maruti's after sales service, Dzire have achieved the new record.
The new Dzire is built on Suzuki's new new-generation HEARTECT platform which also underpins the new Swift and Baleno. In front side, new hexagonal shaped front grille, new head lamps, new fog lamp room and in the rear side, new tail lights are brings an entirely new look for this model. Side body lines also slightly changed. Interior seems to be completely transferred with new dash board and new steering wheel. This is the first time Maruti Suzuki has gone for a flat-bottom steering wheel and rear AC vents. The new-gen Maruti Suzuki Dzire is 40mm wider, 40mm shorter in height and gets a 20mm longer wheelbase. The boot space can now gulp 378 litres of stuff, which is 62 litres more than before. The petrol variants will be 85kg lighter and the diesel trims will be 105kg lighter in weight.
Under the hood, Maruti Suzuki is offering the same set of petrol and diesel engines as before. While the 1.2-litre petrol motor is tuned to produce 83PS/113Nm, the 1.3-litre diesel generates 75PS/190Nm. These engines can either be had with a 5-speed manual or 5-speed automated manual transmission. While the petrol-powered manual and AMT variants can return 22.0kmpl, the manual and AMT diesels can clock 28.4kmpl of milage.